Berry Gordy Jnr - Founder of Motown Records (1929)
David Jaymes - Modern Romance (1954)
Randy Newman (1943)
David Van Day - Dollar (1957)
The Island record label was started in 1959 by Chris Blackwell, the son of a wealthy palm oil producer. It took its name from the fact that it was originally set up to promote the music of the Caribbean Islands in the U.K.