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Getting a law degree signed his death warrant with the major record labels

“In the mid-1970’s, if you wanted to make a record, you went to a record company. The pop labels had tons of money, and, if the stacks of vinyl that arrived in my mail every day were anything to go by, they signed virtually anything that moved. But they did so under strict conditions, using contracts whose terms could only be described as Draconian.”

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Grant Barrett