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  1. JASRAC Warns Against Reworking Kawauchi Track

    March 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT In a highly unusual move, Japanese authors society JASRAC has issued a warning on its Web site against anyone singing an "altered" version of 87-year-old songwriter Kouhan Kawauchi's 1971 song "O-fukuro-san (Mother)." The ...

  2. Japan's Columbia Music Swings Profit

    May 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Tokyo-based label Columbia Music Entertainment (formerly Nippon Columbia) today (May 24) reported a consolidated net profit of ¥157 million ($1.5 million) in the year ending March 31, compared wi Tokyo-based label Columbia Music Entertain ...