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Special mention must be made of Milt Gabler as well who produced many of 
their best sides. Decca was a serious label when it came to quality and 
their records were often noted to have been exceptionally well plated. 
Even the later pressings were at a consistently high level of technical 
excellence.

AA

Steven C. Barr wrote:
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Tom Fine" 
> <[log in to unmask]>
>> Hi Guys:
>> Here's how the ownership works nowadays. Way back in the days USA 
>> Decca was different from UK Decca,
>> but perhaps someone else can clarify if they were ever connected in 
>> one corporate entity.
> No...they never were! US Decca was simply named after the UK 
> label...which MAY
> have provided some financial assistance...?!
>
> US Decca was mainly created  with the help of Jack Kapp, who had been 
> the main
> "A&R man" for Brunswick...and who brought quite a number of Brunswick 
> artists
> with him into the new operation! UK Decca did issue a number of US 
> Brunswick
> sides.
>
> Steven C. Barr