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Music Industry / Contracts #652965

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Jan 26, 2002
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(Studio: Anthony Mason) Report introduced.

(Hollywood: Sandra Hughes) The issue of the law applying to music contracts examined; details given about a proposed California law to change the law exempting record companies from state labor laws. [Singer Cheryl CROW - says the record companies have all the options.] [Singer Don HENLEY - says the industry is not a special case.] [In earlier testimony, singer Leann RIMES - talks about the album commitments in her contract.] Letter from top recording executives quoted. [Music industry analyst Michael NATHANSON - says a new law would lead to a shakeout period.] EMI's buying out of singer Mariah Carey's contract mentioned.

Hughes, Sandra;
Mason, Anthony

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