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RE: (TV) MM release date
--- "Casey, Leo J" <CaseyL@VOLPE.DOT.GOV> wrote:
> Feb. 8th. It is of course possible but given that MM and the others were
> released by different record companies (Elektra and Sire respectively), I
> rather doubt it---unless there
> was something special about Feb. 8, 1977 or if Sire wanted to try and steal
> some of Elektra's thunder.
February 8th, 1977 was a Tuesday, and in the USA, Tuesdays are "new release"
days for all record companies. So it wouldn't surprise me if Elektra and Sire
went head-to-head on the same release date - it might have been a way to
capitalize on "catch the new wave"-type marketing by one company or the other.
On the other hand, it *would* be surprising if Sire had released several "new
wave" albums on the same day, since they would only compete with each other for
sales (same target audience).
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