>> I do transfers for a small dance record company who has
>> 50 yo masters and releases to reissue them. We have
>> >>sent Harry Fox org. payment for mechanical releases on
>> covered songs. 100 records of a song @ .08¢ per song
>> >>and have the uncanceled check returned... no
>> explanation... it cost more than the paper work
>> involved...... a >>good reason RCA, Universal, et al wont
>> talk to any one about vaulted material.
>Your check could have been returned because the statutory
>rate is 9.1 cents per song, not 8 cents. Call them up >and
>see if they can give you a reason why your request was
>rejected, but that might have something to do with it.
I thought that the minimum was 500 units for mechanical
licenses. Correct me if I'm wrong.