On Friday August 10, 2007, the legendary Tony Wilson, founder of England's Factory Records and one time owner of the renowned Hacienda Club in Manchester, died at the age of 57. Wilson was responsible for signing such legendary acts as, Joy Division, New Order and The Happy Mondays and was the subject of Michael Winterbottom's 2002 film, 24 Hour Party People. We would recommend you rent it immediately.
For your enjoyment, we have compiled a bunch of videos in honor of Wilson's legacy.
Film Trailer: 24 Hour Party People
Happy Mondays: "Step On"
Joy Division: "Transmission" live on The Wedge
New Order: "Bizarre Love Triangle"
Granada TV: "That Tony Wilson"