Right now I've no further interest in them.
I'd be very surprised to know that what they are using from Col & RCA is
legit. The cost of clearances is quite high. Can their sales warrant
paying the rec co lawyers for title by title searches?
----- Original Message -----
From: "Thomas Stern" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Tuesday, October 11, 2005 10:44 AM
Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Collectables Records
> Sorry can't answer your questions, but early on they seem to have issued
> items from Everest and Interstate (UK), blues from Fire/Fury, and lots of
> RnR & DooWop.
> They also have a series from Stinson Records (possibly by way of
> which are currently being unloaded for about $4.
> Quite a few years ago they were criticised for lousy remastering in the
> columns of Goldmine,
> but supposedly cleaned up their act.
> Currently they license from major labels, many jazz and pop titles from
> which are very nice to be able to get (Lee Wiley, Condon, et.al.). I
> Think there
> are also RCA titles and things from Colpix.
> They seem to retail through "Nina's Discount Oldies".
> Have you tried phoning or writing them directly? Please share any
> information you obtain. Thanks.
> Best wishes, Thomas.
> Steven Smolian wrote:
>> When we were doing the CLIR survey, this company came up. I believe we
>> determined that it did not license.
>> My charts for this info are buried right now, so I can't give you the
>> basis on which we decided this.
>> If memory serves, they are in Narberth, PA.
>> Steve Smolian
>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Tom Fine"
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>> Sent: Monday, October 10, 2005 5:29 PM
>> Subject: [ARSCLIST] Collectables Records
>>> Does anyone know any details on Collectables Records (www.oldies.com) in
>>> Pennsylvania? Specifically:
>>> 1. who are their owners/management?
>>> 2. do they do their own remastering or contract for digital masters from
>>> record companies?
>>> Feel free to ping me off-list if you do not wish to share with the
>>> All correspondence kept in confidence.
>>> -- Tom Fine
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