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The cd's look legit - carrying the special products logos and catalogue 
numbers.
I haven't seen any compilations from individual 78's - all seem to be 
direct issued
of early lp's, sometimes 2 per disc (the Lee Wiley being the 3 10" lp's)
Best wishes, Thomas.


Steven Smolian wrote:

> Right now I've no further interest in them.
>
> I'd be very surprised to know that what they are using from Col & RCA 
> is legit.  The cost of clearances is quite high.  Can their sales 
> warrant paying the rec co lawyers for title by title searches?
>
> Steve Smolian
>
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Thomas Stern" <[log in to unmask]>
> To: <[log in to unmask]>
> Sent: Tuesday, October 11, 2005 10:44 AM
> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Collectables Records
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>>  Sorry can't answer your questions, but early on they seem to have 
>> issued many
>> items from Everest and Interstate (UK), blues from Fire/Fury, and 
>> lots of RnR & DooWop.
>>  They also have a series from Stinson Records (possibly by way of 
>> Everest???)
>> which are currently being unloaded for about $4.
>>   Quite a few years ago they were criticised for lousy remastering in 
>> the columns of Goldmine,
>> but supposedly cleaned up their act.
>>  Currently they license from major labels, many jazz and pop titles 
>> from Columbia
>> which are very nice to be able to get (Lee Wiley, Condon, et.al.).  I 
>> Think there
>> are also RCA titles and things from Colpix.
>>  They seem to retail through "Nina's Discount Oldies".
>>  Have you tried phoning or writing them directly?  Please share any 
>> information you obtain.  Thanks.
>> Best wishes, Thomas.
>>
>> Steven Smolian wrote:
>>
>>> When we were doing the CLIR survey, this company came up.  I believe 
>>> we determined that it did not license.
>>>
>>> My charts for this info are buried right now, so I can't give you 
>>> the basis on which we decided this.
>>>
>>> If memory serves, they are in Narberth, PA.
>>>
>>> Steve Smolian
>>>
>>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Tom Fine" 
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>>> To: <[log in to unmask]>
>>> Sent: Monday, October 10, 2005 5:29 PM
>>> Subject: [ARSCLIST] Collectables Records
>>>
>>>
>>>> Does anyone know any details on Collectables Records 
>>>> (www.oldies.com) in
>>>> Pennsylvania? Specifically:
>>>>
>>>> 1. who are their owners/management?
>>>> 2. do they do their own remastering or contract for digital masters 
>>>> from the
>>>> record companies?
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Feel free to ping me off-list if you do not wish to share with the 
>>>> group.
>>>> All correspondence kept in confidence.
>>>>
>>>> -- Tom Fine
>>>>
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