Could you provide more detail?And what fire?This was the only one I was aware of.


--- On Fri, 9/19/08, Clark Johnsen <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
From: Clark Johnsen <[log in to unmask]>
Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Sad news about Dick Sudhalter and Decca archive
To: [log in to unmask]
Date: Friday, September 19, 2008, 1:16 PM

On Fri, Sep 19, 2008 at 3:05 PM, Michael Biel <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> .  And there is now confirmation that the Universal vault fire consumed
> entire Decca masters from the 30s thru the 50s.  Metal, tape, test
> pressings, and paper.

Which leads one to wonder, just how safe are any of the masters? And for
that matter, where *do* they reside?

"Proliferation is preservation."