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Billy James on Columbia, Elektra and the L.A. music industry

Richie Unterberger, unpublished, 1986

Author’s note: This was based around one of the first significant historical interviews I did. The essay wasn't published anywhere, just typed out for a Los Angeles history course I took at UCLA. I wasn't aware it would be part of the oral history project until after I turned it in, when as I remember the professor asked if it could be put in the oral history archives.

Total word count of piece: 6814


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