[78-L] MGM-Supertone connection?

Steven C. Barr stevenc at interlinks.net
Thu Jul 15 22:50:00 PDT 2010

From: "Taylor Bowie" <bowiebks at isomedia.com>
>> From: "Taylor Bowie" <bowiebks at isomedia.com>
>>>> The 100### series was apparently used by Columbia on dubs(?) of sides
>>>> to be issued on the "Harmony group" of labels.
>>>> Many electric Harmony-group sides don't use the "W",,,possibly so that
>>>> Columbia could avoid paying royalties on the sides...?!
>>>> Steven C. Barr
>>> None of them are dubs that I've ever seen/heard...they are all master
>>> pressings.
>> No...but the 100### were apparently control numbers assigned to sides
>> to be issued on Harmony et al. I recall having read an explanation of
>> them...but sadly can't recall exactly where/when...?!
>> Steven C. Barr
> No one is disputing that fact...where did you come up with the idea that 
> they might be dubs?
> Taylor
A dim memory...from a print (IIRC) discussion of Co matrix series...!

Steven C. Barr 

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