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The Columbia Records Story

Monday, November 19, 2012

Historian Sean Wilentz talks about the rich history of Columbia Records, and how the label combined technical and social change to create of some of the greatest albums ever made. In 360 Sound: The Columbia Records Story, he tells how Columbia nurtured the careers of legends such as Bessie Smith, Frank Sinatra, Barbra Streisand, Miles Davis, Bob Dylan, Johnny Cash, Bruce Springsteen, Beyoncé, and many more.

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Sean Wilentz

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Comments [1]

CTA, Chicago and Chicago III - These three albums alone should put that band in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

It's rock snobbery that this band has not been inducted.

Go check out 'Poem 58' from CTA and than tell me that Terry Kath does not belong in RRHOF, too.

Nov. 18 2012 05:35 PM

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