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Michael Biel wrote:
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> Why bother re-inventing the wheel?  There IS a discography with a 
> numerical listing of this and all other Mercury series.  Ruppli amd 
> Novitsky's "The Mercury Labels."  This 10000 series is on pages 494 thru 
> 499 of Volume 5 and the 10-inch 15000 series is on pages 482-3.  I'm 
> surprised that Tom, of all people, doesn't apparently have this 
> discography set!  Actually, I only have volume 4 and 5 which popped up 
> astonishingly cheap as new loose volumes on a book site last year.   Vol 
> 4 includes the 69-91 era and ALL the classical recordings back to the 
> beginning.  Vol 5 is the numerical listings and artist index.  So if I 
> had to have only two of the five, those were the best to find.  I'll be 
> glad to provide Tom with photocopies of these pages, as keyboarding all 
> of this on the list would be very time and bandwidth consuming.
> 
> Mike Biel  [log in to unmask]
> 

I've never acquired the Mercury books and until 37 seconds ago didn't know 
there was a 5th volume! Syracuse has the set (although I'm sure I only ever saw 
4 volumes) and when Sue was still in the Belfer building I saved up all my 
search questions for when I visited there.

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