One thing I remember was them starting a parallel independently distributed label around 1967 and being told this transition was partly to get out from under their union contracts.
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Thanks for the citation. There is a tendency not to trust Wikipedia here, but I find for things I know something about it generally matches pretty well, so thanks for the endorsement. It is a long and convoluted story -- so long and convoluted, I'm wondering if Decca was the label to release "I am my own Grandpa" <smile>.
Thanks again and Happy New Year.
On 2011-01-10 12:49 PM, Bob Olhsson wrote:
> -----Original Message-----
> > From Richard L. Hess: "...I am so confused by this. If this is the
> > case, why were all the Decca
> (UK) recordings sold on the "London" label in the U.S.?..."
> As far as I know this is pretty accurate:
> 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!
> 615.562.4346 http://www.bobolhsson.com http://audiomastery.com
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