Arnold S. Caplin

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Arnold S. “Arnie” Caplin (born May 8, 1929 in Brooklyn, New York City; † December 25, 2009 in Pittsfield, Massachusetts) was an American music producer.

He is best known as the founder and (former) operator of “Historical Records” and “Biograph Records”, record labels that were influential in the 1960s and 1970s, specializing in ragtime, jazz, blues and country reissues, as well as “Melodeon Records”, which was taken over by Richard K. Spottswood in 1970.

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