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Re: lp, cassette, 8-track cut-outs?

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John Ross <[log in to unmask]>

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Fri, 15 Aug 2008 13:15:35 -0700

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Wasn't that a thinly-disguised form of payola? The record company 
could claim that they were just distributing promotional product, but 
in fact it was a way to put cash into the pockets of deejays who 
played the label's records.

John Ross

At  8/15/2008 12:09 PM, Bob Olhsson wrote:
>-----Original Message-----
> From John Ross: "...cut-outs were provided to retailers
>at a much lower wholesale price, without return privileges. The hole
>or notch or cut-off corner identified an LP as a cut-out, for which
>the wholesaler would not issue full (or any) credit upon return..."
>
>What was also very common, if not more so, were promotional copies that were
>sent to reviewers and broadcasters (sometimes by the case!) who would then
>sell them to local record stores.
>
>
>Bob Olhsson Audio Mastery, Nashville TN
>Mastering, Audio for Picture, Mix Evaluation and Quality Control
>Over 40 years making people sound better than they ever imagined!
>615.385.8051 http://www.hyperback.com    http://www.thewombforums.com

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