Tony Wilson of Factory Records Dead
The man who founded Factory Records in Manchester, home of Durutti Column and A Certain Ratio (as well as Joy Division, New Order and Happy Mondays) has died of kidney cancer at age 57. O.C. Weekly's Dave Segal has more at Heard Mentality.
Here's a clip of Wilson shot a few months ago in Southern California introducing the Happy Mondays at Coachella.
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