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Ed Hines

February 12, 1981 OHC147 31 min.


Manager in charge of RCA Nashville’s custom recording operations from the late 1950s into late 1970s.

Interview Summary

1981 February 12
(31 minutes)
Former RCA custom recordings representative for Nashville, Ed Hines, describes the custom recording business. Discussion includes the early days of custom recording; his start in the business and early customers; booking studio time; artists who recorded with him, including Elvis Presley; a description of the old studio; moving to the new studio; and comments on the pressing process.

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