I thought you might want to see this,if you haven't already.
--- On Thu, 2/12/09, Steven Smolian <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
From: Steven Smolian <[log in to unmask]>
Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Muzak is bankrupt
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Date: Thursday, February 12, 2009, 10:57 AM

For the 1963-4 World's Fair, I made a 3-3/4 ips 14" background music
tape for a reversable Scully that was used for background music in various
venues.  Mine was at the daily fashion show.  I also ran their PA every day- no
days off- for 6 months.

Some jobs have different benefits than others.

For a different job, I made another tape for use in, of all things, an

Steve Smolian

----- Original Message ----- From: "Mike Richter"
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Sent: Thursday, February 12, 2009 12:49 PM
Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Muzak is bankrupt

> David Breneman wrote:
>> --- On Thu, 2/12/09, Dave Nolan <[log in to unmask]>
>> I remember a K-Mart in Tacoma (the first one in this area)
>> that opened in the 1960s.  (What a bunch of cheap junk.  My
>> parents bought me a pair of shoes there that didn't last
>> two days.  Anyway, back on topic...)  I remember there being
>> several 7" tape decks behind the customer service counter
>> that played the background music.  I don't know if the
>> music was licensed from Muzak, but it definitely wasn't
>> piped in; it was played from within the store.   FWIW.
> One of the Naxos family of recordings is a collection of 'soft
classics' for storecast. IIRC, they are sold in sets of ten or twenty CDs.
At Klaus Heyman's suggestion, I made an MP3 CD-ROM to provide uninterrupted
play so no one would have to attend to the player throughout the day.
> I've no idea whether the CD-ROM version was ever issued. Of course,
Klaus had all rights to the recordings and they were licensed for storecast use.
> Mike
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