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A revitalized Capitol Records forges a new path forward
A revitalized Capitol Records forges a new path forward

One of the first things Steve Barnett did when he took the helm at Capitol Records in 2012 was to pull down all the framed and platinum records that had long adorned the lobby of the landmark Capitol Tower offices in Hollywood. The cheap cardboard cutout of the Beatles that used to greet visitors, also gone. ------------ FOR THE RECORD Feb. 3, 10:45 a.m.: An earlier version of this article incorrectly described parent company Vivendi as privately held. It is publicly traded in France. The story also said EMI Music had been acquired by the Terra Firma private equity group in 2004. That acquisition was in 2007. ------------ "They were so burdened by the past they couldn't...

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