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Propeller Records (2nd of 3)

Propeller Records

Simon Grigg founded Propeller Records in 1980 with a $400 loan from his flatmate. Its first two singles, by the Suburban Reptiles and Spelling Mistakes, were both instant hits and were followed by a string of other chart-toppers such as 'See me go' by the Screaming Meemees. This is the company's logo as it appeared on the labels of their early singles. 

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Mark Derby, 'Recording companies and studios - ‘See me go’, 1970s to 1980s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/object/45104/propeller-records (accessed 21 February 2020)

Story by Mark Derby, published 22 Oct 2014