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Concord Bicycle bags itself two more recording catalogues

By | Published on Friday 15 January 2016

Concord Bicycle Music

Increasingly acquisitive Concord Bicycle Music has announced another bloody acquisition. Actually, two. First, the catalogue of Americana, folk and blues label HighTone Records, which it’s bought off Shout! Factory. And second the recorded music assets of Bandit Records, the label of late country singer George Jones.

And if you’re now expecting a quote from Concord Bicycle about all this, well, you were nearly right. Two deals, so two quotes, obviously.

Says Chief Corporate Development Officer Steven Salm: “Concord Bicycle Music is proud to be the new home for these fantastic and historic recordings. HighTone and Bandit represent an important niche in the American independent music culture and fit perfectly within our existing catalogue”.

Adds SVP Catalogue Management & Development Sig Sigworth: “The HighTone and Bandit catalogues exemplify a deeply rooted and evocative part of America’s musical heritage. We’re proud to add these stellar works to Concord Bicycle Music’s already extraordinary collection of country, folk, blues and Americana master recordings”.