Welcome to Ascendancy Records
Bernie Cochrane has managed several artists including The Foundations and Slowbone The Wonderboys who became the ‘first’ white rock band to be signed to Motown. Others include Ya-Ya on WEA The Opal Butterfly [CBS]. Ya Ya hold the record for the longest ever tour of The Soviet Union by any western artist.
Royal Charity Concert
A Royal Charity Concert on behalf of The Queen Elizabeth Foundations for The Disabled that Bernie Cochrane organised, staged and produced for television [ITV] saw some of the then ‘unknown’ artists he had chosen, then going on to household and international success [Rick Astley/T’Pau].
THE BATTLE OF THE BANDS
Organised by Bernie Cochrane who brought it to BBC 1 Television. Long before the likes of ‘The X factor’ this competition became and probably remains the ‘biggest’ ever such live contest to be held in the United Kingdom, As a titles The Battle of the Bands continues to this day to be a title that and is often ‘copied or slightly varied and used’.
TELEVISION EXECUTIVES WHY NOT BRING IT BACK TO TELEVISION.
Bernie Cochrane spent many years in music publishing and has been responsible for creating many hit songs/artists and writers.
PRS - MCPS - PPL - BPI and OTHER INDUSTRY ORGANISATIONS
Bernie Cochrane is a member
Ascendancy Records is a member of the BPI
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Many more credits across across all areas of the Music/Entertainment/Publishing/Television apply too numerous to mention a couple of examples could include::