Radio: Remotes Banned

No group turns so jaundiced an eye on radio as the American Federation of Musicians. Large scale dispenser of music, relatively small-scale employer of musicians, the industry looks to organized musicmakers like a mechanized monster which sent battalions into unemployment. Three years ago the Federation's New York Local 802 attacked dance-band programs piped into the studios from outside and then broadcast. They argued that musicians on such programs were doing two jobs for the price of one, demanded a fee ($3 per man per broadcast on network stations, less on local stations) to...

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