Odeon became A M s South American distributor in all countries except Venezuela where Palacio de Musica of Caracas had distribution. EMI had distribution rights in Latin America from 1971 until June 30, 1980.A M Records History
Of all tape formats, cassettes were 22 percent, reel to reel 3 percent and 8-tracks 75 percent of sales. Cassette sales were increasing resulting in a promotion push in 1970. At this point 4-track tapes were declining and A M decided album by album which to release on 4-track.Frymire coupons specials
A M placed 13 singles and 18 albums on the Billboard charts. A total of 11 RIAA gold records were given to A M. The Carpenters, Joe Cocker and Burt Bacharach received three each.Frymire coupons specials
The engineering staff was handled video recording. The idea was to pursue both business applications to introduce distributors and affiliates to new artists and new recordings and also to create a library of video that it could package when home video would become available in the coming years.