From: "Tom Fine" <[log in to unmask]>
> British Decca had marketed its music in the US under the London label
> since some point in the 78 era, my guess is sometime in the 1930s but I'm
> sure someone on this list knows the exact history. As I said, it was still
> marketed in the US as London Records until after the Vivendi-Universal
> merger, since only then did US and British Deccas come under the same
> ownership. One result of that consolidated ownership was to move all
> classical CD manufacturing to Europe, one reason being that separate US
> packaging was no longer required.
1947-48, IIRC. Definitely AFTER WWII, when the UK was desperate for "hard"
Steven C. Barr