Music: Mills's Music

There are three independent recording companies in the U. S. Between them— RCA Victor, Decca, and American Record Co. (the Brunswick-Columbia group)— they put out eight different labels at prices from $2 to 25¢ a disc. Last week this comfortable industrial balance was altered as an independent producer prepared to bring two more labels into U. S. music shops. Irving Mills, music publisher, band manager and a power in Tin Pan Alley, was getting ready to offer the trade his Master Records (75¢) and Variety Records (35¢). American Record Co. was furnishing...

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