Entered in to the foray of Cassettes.

Pioneered the setting up of the then popular Sri Lanka Performing Rights Society (SLPRS).

At the SLPRS launch: Gerald Wickremesooriya (President), Ms. P. Cooray (Secretary), Dave Young (Representing the IFPI), Anton Perera (Vice President), Wijepala Hettiarachchi (Proprietor of Gemtone label) & S. Shanmugam (Proprietor of Shan label).