On 10/7/2012 5:38 PM, Tom Fine wrote:
> Plus, Fairchild was there on Long Island making tape machines and I
> think Magnecord started up in Bridgeport CT in the very early 50s. That
> said, I think all of the eastern record companies were maybe a year
> behind the Westerners as far as embracing tape. ABC Network may have
> been a year or even two ahead of NBC and CBS for embracing tape. I can't
> put myself in the late 40's mindset, so I can't understand it. Was there
> also reluctance to start using electronic recording when Western
> Electric offered it for licensing?
According to most histories of the period, there was.