Music: Prepaid Packages

Music may be an art, but the packaging and retailing of concert music is a $12,000,000-a-year business. Last week the biggest retailer, Community Concert Service, stuck a new pin in the map of its far-flung system. The pin indicated that Juneau, Alaska, like 350 other U.S. cities and 32 Canadian, had signed up.

It was partly the result of an accident. A bundle of Community Concert campaign literature, intended for a California representative, had somehow been forwarded to Juneau, and had so impressed the citizens that they placed an order. The experience of other...

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