Heard it through the grapevine

(Photograph) - Heard it through the grapevine: Swansea College struck a chord when it organised what it believes to be the country's first course on rock music management. Kevin Palmer (left), manager of the college's Kingsway Centre Campus, said the course, which includes lessons on image building, dealing with record companies and "keeping the band together", was oversubscribed by would-be impresarios.

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