Rounder Records Acquired by Concord Music Group

Article written by on Sunday, Apr 18, 2010 in Music Industry

Concord Music Group, home of an already-wide variety of jazz, rock, pop, R&B, world and classical music, recently announced its acquisition of Rounder Records, the roots label whose better-known artists include Alison Krauss, Willie Nelson and Mary Chapin Carpenter. Rounder was celebrating its 40th year in business this year.

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Compass Records to Distribute CD’s from the Green Linnet Catalog

Article written by on Wednesday, May 17, 2006 in Music Industry

Compass Records has purchased physical distribution rights to the Green Linnet catalog from Digital Music Group Inc. which purchased the Celtic music label last week.

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Green Linnet Records Acquired by Digital Music Group

Article written by on Wednesday, May 10, 2006 in Music Industry

Green Linnet Records and its affiliated world music label, Xenophile have been acquired by Digital Music Group Inc. The Green Linnet catalog includes over 2,400 tracks from leading Celtic artists such as Niamh Parsons, Old Blind Dogs, Lunasa, Patrick Street, and Tannahill Weavers.

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Sony Signs 10m Payola Settlement

Article written by on Monday, Jul 25, 2005 in Music Industry

Sony BMG one of the largest record companies in the world has reached an agreement with the New York attorney general to stop providing gifts and trips in exchange for airtime.

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