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MCA Records was an American-based record company owned by MCA Inc., which later gave .... The song "Free Bird" peaked at #19 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in edited form, but the full-length version became one of the most ... Petty was furious about the reassignment of his contract and refused to record for MCA.

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Jan 23, 2017 ... Busby, who began his career at Stax Records and became president of ... We'd done a song for the [1987 MCA] Dragnet soundtrack called ...

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Discover what's missing in your MCA Records discography. ... was renamed Universal Music Publishing, and MCA Inc. was renamed Songs of Universal Inc.

www.rollingstone.com/music/features/tom-pettys-real-life-nightmares-20150117

Jan 17, 2015 ... "Stay right where you are," Petty tells the audience at the song's end, .... time and an exclusive recording contract with MCA-distributed Shelter.

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View LYRICS of 256 songs and 5 albums of Lloyd, including the top songs: Feel ... He was soon signed to MCA Records with his first single to be "Young Girl". ... However, using "Young Girl" as a demo, he landed a new recording contract with  ...

www.history.com/this-day-in-history/tom-petty-defies-his-record-label-and-files-for-bankruptcy

In a typical recording contract, a record label advances an artist a certain sum of ... Shelter Records, Petty seized upon the sale of Shelter by ABC to industry giant MCA as ... A 1927 copy of "The Everyday Song Book," featuring lyrics to "Happy ...

www.nytimes.com/1981/05/06/arts/the-pop-life-tom-petty-ready-to-fight-the-good-fight.html

May 6, 1981 ... ''MCA has done a great job selling our records, but they couldn't see the ... in search of a recording contract, and he landed one, with Shelter Records. ... Mr. Petty taught them some new songs he had written and that was the ...

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Feb 29, 2000 ... And not talking about what the record should be, 'cause I hate going into something ... Nevertheless, the one song on Gilmore's new album that best .... he also knew Bob Dylan before he got his recording contract," says Gilmore. .... Lloyd Maines and Jesse Taylor), signed with MCA Records, dipped into the ...

www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2014-11-12/taylor-swift-and-big-machine-are-the-music-industry

Nov 13, 2014 ... Big Machine Records founder Scott Borchetta and his little-known pop act ... At the bottom of each shot there's a handwritten line from one of the album's songs. .... MCA fired him in 1997, but he soon landed at the Nashville division of .... Swift owes Big Machine only one more album under her contract.

www.startribune.com/sue-ann-carwell-s-homecoming-as-blues-mama-packs-dakota/118759199

Mar 28, 2011 ... ... own Sue Ann Carwell, who, with the help of Prince's first manager, landed a Warner Bros. contract in the 1980s, made some records for MCA ...