[78-L] Record Company "History"
dlennick at sympatico.ca.invalid
Mon Jul 28 20:39:03 PDT 2014
Stick with it, it's a hoot. Edison was a very poor businessman. Victor let
everybody use their process. Hey, Columbia may not have been a furniture
company. But the OKeh Furniture Company made a fortune selling the Blues and
didn't have to pay nobody and neither does the Sony Furniture Company.
> On 7/28/2014 10:41 PM, Mike Harkin wrote:
>> They all act like they've been snorting nitrous oxide, and ol' Phil's head is even farther up his backside than the others.... If a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, a little "knowledge" [i.e., wrong, and imparted by such a proctological orifice] is a fatal thing.
>> I couldn't stomach more than two minutes of him, either.
>> Mike in Plovdiv
>> From: David Breneman<dbreneman at t-online.de.invalid>
>> To: 78-l at klickitat.78online.com
>> Sent: Tuesday, July 29, 2014 5:06 AM
>> Subject: [78-L] Record Company "History"
>> My brother brought this to my attention. This fellow seems
>> to be under the impression that all record companies started
>> as furniture manufacturers (like "The Victor FURNITURE
>> Company") that just made records to boost sales of their
>> furniture-clad phonographs. This is a perfect example of
>> the dangers of a little knowledge coupled with a lot of ego.
>> I've got to admit I only watched the first two minutes, so
>> if this guy issues and caveats father into the rant, I missed
>> David Breneman
>> dbreneman at t-online.de
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