Les Spaine emerged as one of the most important British club DJ’s of the 70’s with Residencies at The Pun Club and the legendary Timepiece Club in Liverpool before moving onto a career in the music industry working for EMI, MOTOWN and CAPITAL RECORDS.
In the 70’s/80’s he worked with such legends as Diana Ross, Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder, Lionel Ritchie, The Commodores, Rick James, Jermaine Jackson, Smoky Robinson, Billy Preston, Syreeta & many more before transitioning to Capital Records.
Here he continued working with the top of the Industry including artists such as Melba Moore, David Bowie, Tina Turner, Frankie Beverley & Maze, Dr Hook, Craftwork, Bob Segar & The Silver Bullet Band to name a few.
He then left to set up his TV and Radio Promotion Company – LSP Promotions which promoted hits by Five Star, Grandmaster Melle Mel & The Furious Five’s, Sophia George, Phyllis Nelson, Pavarotti, Man to Man meet Man Parrish, Atlantic Starr, Phil Everley, Johnny Nash, Coolio & many other pop, soul & reggae hits in the UK charts in the 80’s and 90’s.
Best Sounds Management followed – which guided & managed Aswad throughout their most prolific period of hits such as ‘Don’t Turn Around’, ‘Give a Little Love’ and the best-selling album – ‘Distant Thunder’.
Les is currently the CEO of The Spaine Music Company – a Management & Live Agency for Artists such Soul II Soul, Aswad and Heatwave amongst many others and who supplies a vast array of Artists of all genres to Clients worldwide drawing upon over 40 years of working in the music industry and is also on a few committees within the Industry most notably the PRS Executive Steering Committee and also on the board of the Liverpool City Regional Music Board.