Labels Strive to Rectify Past Archival Problems
BY BILL HOLLAND
Today, catalog preservation is more of a priority for the major U.S. record companies than at any time in the history of the century-old industry.
But these efforts come too late for untold numbers of recordings, old and not so old, that have been thrown away, mislaid, left behind in warehouses, and even sold for scrap.
Seventy one vault-wise sources who agreed to discuss the issue with Billboard--sometimes on request of anonymity-- said that while most of the 3 million-plus heritage U.S. recordings owned by the major labels are secure in vaults, enough legacy material has been lost over the years to be disturbing.Read entire article HERE
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