Tupac Shakur, Eminem, 50 Cent Master Recordings Destroyed in 2008 Fire

12 Juin, 2019, 06:39 | Auteur: Christine Menetries
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The 3.5-acre fire took a full day to contain; after drenching it with water and foam fire retardant proved unsuccessful, firefighters had to raze the warehouse.

At the time, media outlets reported on the damage to the King Kong theme park attraction and warehouse's "video vault", but not to the sound-recordings library, a real treasure trove that was nearly entirely destroyed.

The original report from 2009 underestimated the extent of the damage caused by the fires by far - it was totaled that the "assets destroyed" was 118,230, with a monetary estimate of $150 million in losses. Master music recordings are the original recordings from which all subsequent copies are derived.

The magazine reports that the fire probably also claimed some of Chuck Berry's greatest recordings, produced for Chess Records, as well as the masters of some of Aretha Franklin's first appearances on record.

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UMG officials led the Times to report that "in no case was the destroyed material the only copy of a work", while a spokesman told Billboard that no master recordings had been lost, a statement that The New York Times Magazine report shows to be false.

The Times notes that while the Universal Studios vault known as Building 6197 was not the label's only storage facility, it was the main location.

Universal Music Group would not confirm the number of actual losses due to the fire, nor would it confirm the status of masters for specific artists. Other master recordings reportedly lost in the flames include offerings from Bobby (Blue) Bland, B.B. King, Ike Turner, the Four Tops, Quincy Jones, Burt Bacharach, Joan Baez, Neil Diamond, the Police, Sting, George Strait, Steve Earle, R.E.M., Janet Jackson, Eric B. and Rakim, New Edition, Bobby Brown, Guns N' Roses, Queen Latifah, Mary J. Blige, Sonic Youth, No Doubt, Nine Inch Nails, Snoop Dogg, Nirvana and many more. The Times report has revealed that around 500,000 songs were lost in the devastation.

"Music preservation is of the highest priority for us and we are proud of our track record", the statement reads.

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