[78-L] Why so many vinyl finishes?

D P Ingram darren at ingram.fi
Wed Jun 30 01:20:36 PDT 2010

On 28 jun 2010, at 06.36, Steven C. Barr wrote:
>  Since the above disc was aimed at a rather young 
> demographic...it seems to me that EMI (1) used coloured discs to catch the eye of the 
> potential customers...and (2) hoped that these customers would want one in each 
> colour...?!

Point 1 seems natural but do you have any evidence to support point 2 (or is this a well intentioned guess to the actuality?) as I've seen nothing to suggest this was a marketing move (and I don't think too many families would have bought "all the colours" but I welcome correction as this was an interesting note.


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