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Record Ind. #265536

CBS Evening News for Friday, Aug 10, 1979
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(NYC) Slump in record industry examined; various singers and groups heard, shown. [Elektra/Asylum Records spokesperson Joe SMITH - comments.] No. of albums sold by Beatles at their peak compared with sales to date of Bee Gees' "Saturday Night Fever," Donna Summer's "Bad Girl" albums. [Casablanca Records spokesperson Neil BOGART - discusses state of industry] Purchasing priorities of age group record industry is dependent on listed. [Bob MILANOVICH, Jody GINSBURG - comment.] Necessity of concert tour for Kiss in face of decring. record sales examined; films shown.

Brady, Ray;
Mudd, Roger

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