From: "Richard L. Hess" <[log in to unmask]>
> From the lengthy article posted a few moments ago, I find:
> On 2011-01-10 11:14 AM, Karl Miller wrote:
>> The Universal Music Group, today the largest group of labels in the
>> beleaguered recording industry, began its life in 1934 as Decca Records,
>> the American affiliate of the British recording company of the same name.
> 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.?
> Maybe everyone but me knows this, and if so, I apologize for my ignorance.
There was no business relationship between Decca(UK) and Decca(US);
however, the British operation did provide some of the start-up funds for
its North American namesake. "London" was established after WWII on
the guess that there might be some demand in North America for
Steven C. Barr