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Collectors’ New Choice: Gordon Anderson Launches New Label

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Eagle-eyed crate diggers might have noticed a major disappearing act of late. 

Collectors’ Choice Music, long renowned for its diverse and eclectic line-up of releases by artists ranging from Bing Crosby to Jefferson Airplane, has quietly been allowing its label’s releases to go out-of-print.  In fact, many of those titles are already commanding high prices on the second-hand market.  (The beginning of the end of the Collectors’ Choice label can be read here.)  Though the company’s famed catalogue continues for the time being, offering music from various labels around the world, the label has been dormant for all of 2011 after a tumultuous 2010 which saw titles from artists like Petula Clark, Joanie Sommers and Connie Stevens announced and then withdrawn with little word from the label.  But there’s a silver lining. 

Gordon Anderson, the much-loved former Senior Vice President and General Manager of Collectors’ Choice Music, has recently announced a new venture that should be of more than passing interest to readers of The Second Disc.

It’s called Real Gone Music, and you can find the details after the jump! Read the rest of this entry »

Written by Joe Marchese

August 8, 2011 at 09:12