Music: How the Money Rolls In

Mitch Miller, director of pop music for Columbia Records, got a telephone call last week that made him pull his beard. Musical bootleggers, said his tipster, were copying Rosemary Clooney's (and Columbia's) fast-selling disk Come on-a My House, then peddling it cut rate to distributors under phony Columbia labels.

Miller made a couple of calls of his own, put detectives on the case. Such bootlegging could cost Columbia thousands of dollars a week—and in the fairly short time that 40-year-old Mitchell William Miller has been working for the company, he has brilliantly specialized in...

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