Mudcat Café message #2061051 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #101458   Message #2061051
Posted By: GUEST,Ralphie
25-May-07 - 07:45 PM
Thread Name: Bright Phoebus/Watersons/Bulmer
Subject: RE: Bright Phoebus/Watersons/Bulmer
I have no intention of talking face to face with Mr B.
You've had the question 3 times now...
I still await the answer (Though I think I can guess what it will be.)

If the tapes still exist, then there are numerous formats to which they can be transferred, All digital obviously, and probably in multiple ways. Hard Drives/DVD archives, etc, the list goes on.

And proper humidity/temperature controlled conditions for the original analogue masters is an imperative. Costly, but Hey, are these recordings important to Dave, or just a potential "cash cow".
(Pretty skinny looking cow if you ask me)

Agreeing with Folkiedave, This is exactly what I did with the first Crows LP. Struck a deal with Dingles records, and, will eventually re release it.
But, at least I (and the rest of the band) am master of that LPs fates destiny.

The poor sods on the Leader label aren't so lucky.


The more you prevaricate about obtaining the answer to my very simple question re the condition of the masters, the more I (and others) are becoming sure that some, if not all, have deteriated beyond recovery.

Ask Mr Bulmer the question, and put us out of our misery.

Any diversionary tactics will be ignored.

Safe or Not?
Yes or No?


PS. What's all this guff about me signing a contract with Dave Bulmer?? What for?? He doesn't own any of my property.

Even if he did, I wouldn't even lift a pen without an army of lawyers.

Oh, and wasn't Mr Sharpley struck off a few years ago? Maybe it's just my imagination. Sure I read it somewhere.

And What news of Mr Cooksey and "The Sick Note"??