[78-L] K-Tel?

David Lennick dlennick at sympatico.ca.invalid
Sat Nov 25 14:11:13 PST 2017

Transfers aside, it appears more as if whoever's using this K-Tel name has 
stolen an entire CD, title and contents and all.


On 11/25/2017 5:03 PM, Kristjan Saag wrote:
> Don't know about K-tel (although it seems the company still pretends
> existence by having a semi-active Facebook-flow as well as a
> Twitter-account). The Emerald banner seems only to be used on the
> "cover" - and is really strange; most of this Irish label's output was
> and is Irish music, and there's seemingly no connection between the
> Irish label and the now defunct K-tel Ireland.
> But how could you sue anyone for having used your transfers?  As I
> recall this copyright question was discussed here a few years ago and
> the conclusion was: unfortunately there exists no copyright on this type
> of creative work. And wasn't there a legal case with Naxos involved?
> Naxos claiming rights to technical work they had done with some
> recordings, but losing the case.
> Kristjan
> On 2017-11-25 17:13, David Lennick wrote:
>> Does anyone know of the K-Tel label being revived in recent years? I
>> ran across a CD compilation I did for Living Era ten years ago called
>> Beat the Band to the Bar, apparently available under the K-Tel and
>> Emerald banners. The original label manager knows nothing about this
>> or whether Universal Music Group might have sanctioned the release
>> (they took over Living Era but deleted everything and showed no
>> interest in continuing it because of possible legal problems). I'd
>> like to know if this is legit or if I should start suing somebody.
>> https://www.google.ca/search?q=K-tel+beat+the+band+to+the+bar&biw=1024&bih=658&tbm=isch&source=iu&ictx=1&fir=WBQOxffmzfNtxM%253A%252Cvk-F_TEDmWiS2M%252C_&usg=__2gmV6hXI8lMFo0xFS-MVAn6jXQw%3D&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiK04fNg9nXAhUl04MKHVXUAEUQ9QEINTAE#imgrc=WBQOxffmzfNtxM:
>> dl
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