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The Rhino Records Story

Wednesday, December 04, 2013

Harold Bronson tells how he and Richard Foos founded a record label in the back of a record shop in the 1970s. In The Rhino Records Story he tells how the little record shop became a multimillion dollar corporation.

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Comments [3]

RUCB_Alum from Central New Jersey

How much of Rhino's market was created by the indifferent re-mixing for the re-release of their LP labels at the advent of CD? Apple Corps was smarter in re-releasing an Beatles LP every other month or so but other labels (notably Columbia with Chicago) release the entire oeuvre -- at least those LP's to which they still held title -- at one dump. These CD's were indifferently mixed and many of those elements that made the albums special -- Terry Kath's guitar riffs, in the case of Chicago LP's -- were nearly entirely lost on the Columbia CD's. I thank god that I discovered the Rhino releases! Also, thank you for releasing the MST3K shows! I have several old shows on VHS. My off-the-air tapings have longs since degraded.

Dec. 04 2013 01:06 PM
don from NJ

Is Harold producing the Mogan David and the Winos bio film?

Dec. 04 2013 12:56 PM
Mick from Inwood

"Merry go, merry go merry go round, boo, boo, boop! In 1962 I was admitted to the mental institution..." (Wildman Fisher) Is Mr. Bronson still involved with Rhino? If so, will Rhino be moving into high definition (24 bit, 192 mhz, DSD, etc.)downloads?

Dec. 04 2013 12:56 PM

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