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Columbia Records celebrates 125 years

Duration: 02:55

BBC 6 Music's Matt Everitt looks at the 125 year anniversary of Columbia Records - making it the oldest record label in the world.

Columbia are celebrating this anniversary with the release of a specially commissioned book acclaimed author and historian, Sean Wilentz.

Mr Wilentz gave BBC 6 Music a nutshell history of the label.

Available since: Tue 13 Nov 2012

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