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CBS Musical Instrumentslocked

  • Leonard Burkat


A division created in 1966 by the Columbia Broadcasting System, Inc. (CBS, Inc., from 1974), to manage and expand its instrument business. The corporation had entered the field in 1965 with the acquisition of Fender (electric guitars and electric bass guitars, Fender-Rhodes pianos, and V.C. Squier strings) and Electro-Music (Leslie speakers for electronic organs), to which Rogers (drums) was added in ...

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