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Thread #166267   Message #3995979
Posted By: GUEST,Starship
11-Jun-19 - 11:40 AM
Thread Name: The Day the Music Burned
Subject: RE: The Day the Music Burned
' However, The New York Times Magazine reports that a storehouse of master music recordings, the original recordings from which all subsequent copies are derived, was destroyed. Virtually all of Buddy Holly’s masters were lost in the fire, as well as work by Louis Armstrong, Bing Crosby, Ella Fitzgerald, Judy Garland, Billie Holiday, Chuck Berry, Burt Bacharach, Neil Diamond, Joni Mitchell, Elton John, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Eric Clapton, the Eagles, Don Henley, Aerosmith, Guns N’ Roses, Nirvana, Soundgarden, Eminem, and 50 Cent. “It was the biggest disaster in the history of the music business,” the newspaper reports. ' (thedailybeast) I was unable to access the article in the link, so my apologies if the quote is redundant.