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Red House record company keeps on spinning

Published 11/23/2008, Associated Press

ST. PAUL — Digital music downloads, both legal and illegal. Declining record sales. The fickle tastes of the music-buying public. All make it tough enough to keep a small independent label afloat. Add the unexpected death of the record company’s owner and guiding light, and a label could be as obsolete as eight-track tapes. But tiny Red House Records has managed to survive and even thrive since the death two years ago of its president, Bob Feldman. Thanks to its sturdy foundation and the passion of its staff, “The House That Bob Built” is celebrating its 25th anniversary and carrying on his mission — to bring the music to the people.

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