[78-L] [ARSCLIST] Max Morath - early recordings
dlennick at sympatico.ca.invalid
Sun Apr 3 16:23:47 PDT 2016
Oh, now I remember..they did fake stereo and overdubbed an ACCORDION!
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> Date: Sun, 3 Apr 2016 19:17:58 -0400
> From: dlennick at sympatico.ca.invalid
> Subject: Re: [78-L] [ARSCLIST] Max Morath - early recordings
> Barbary Coast reissued Albert White's Gaslight Orchestra albums, dropping tracks, doing fake stereo and adding some other weird effects. To be avoided.
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> > Date: Sun, 3 Apr 2016 18:58:00 -0400
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> > From: sternth at attglobal.net.invalid
> > Subject: Re: [78-L] [ARSCLIST] Max Morath - early recordings
> > A correction to the SAN FRANCISCO / TALKING MACHINE / BARBARY COAST information.
> > Talking Machine label was a sub-label of San Francisco.
> > Have no idea why albums would have been issued on one or the other or both labels ??????
> > When Levitt died, the recordings were sold to Barbary Coast but NOT the label name according to billboard.
> > BILLBOARD JUNE 30 1958
> > Barbary Coast New Tag for S.F. Label
> > HOLLYWOOD-- Barbary Coast will be the new name of the
> > former San Francisco Records label. Reason for the change in
> > name is due to the fact that in buying out the S.F.firm, terms of
> > the deal did not include the rights to the San Francisco Record name.
> > The Label was sold several months ago by Al Leavitt and Dick
> > Kepner and was purchased by a group consisting of Al Latauska,
> > Larry Shushan, Ed Mason, Selic J. Smith, Cecil Steen and Arnold
> > London. The latter two are with Boston's Record Distributors, Inc.
> > disk distribs. The others are principals in the Record Rack Service.
> > Barbary's distribution will be handled by Latauska's Barbary
> > Coast Records Distribution, headquartering here. Mason will
> > handle artist contracts and finance. Smith will be in charge
> > of album cover design and production Artist-repertoire duties
> > will be manned by Larry Shushan.
> > Plans are for an initial release on August 1 of four albums. Product
> > will be released simultaneously in monaural and stereodisk form.
> > Distribution will be via racks and retailers. Monaural will be
> > prices are $4.98 with the stereo package carrying a $5.98 price
> > tag. Additional distribs will be set after Barbary execs
> > attend the NAM show in Chicago.
> > BILLBOARD JANUARY 5 1959
> > NOTICE
> > Our advertisement in Billboard dated November 24, 1958, stating that
> > San Francisco Records has changed its name to Barbary
> > Coast Records, was erroneous. Barbary Coast Records has
> > purchased certain masters from San Francisco Records,
> > and these records are Now available on the Barbary Coast label.
> > BARBARY COAST RECORDS, INC.
> > Los Angeles 29, CALIF.
> > Best wishes, Thomas.
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