Giorgio Gomelsky

Record Producer

1934 –

84

Who is Giorgio Gomelsky?

Giorgio Gomelsky is a film maker, impresario, music manager, songwriter and record producer. He was born in Georgia, grew up in Switzerland, and later lived in Britain and the US.

He owned the Crawdaddy Club in London where The Rolling Stones were house band, and he was involved with their early management. He hired The Yardbirds as a replacement and managed them. He was also their producer from the beginning through 1966. In 1967, he started Marmalade Records, which featured "Julie Driscoll, Brian Auger and The Trinity", The Blossom Toes, and early recordings by Graham Gouldman, Kevin Godley and Lol Creme, who became 10cc. The label closed in 1969. Gomelsky was also instrumental in the careers of The Soft Machine, Daevid Allen and Gong, Magma, and Material.

He now lives in New York City.

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Born
Feb 28, 1934
Georgia
Also known as
  • Oscar Rasputin
Nationality
  • Georgia
Profession

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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