The True Story Of Erroll Garner, The First Artist To Sue A Major Label And Win • Discoverology

The True Story Of Erroll Garner, The First Artist To Sue A Major Label And Win

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You have to dial back to 1960 to find the major precedent: when star jazz pianist Erroll Garner sued Columbia Records for breaking his contract — and won after a nearly three-year battle in a New York Supreme Court decision. It was a landmark case that has been largely forgotten.

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