New York – Major record label Universal Music Group
announced on Thursday that it will utilize Amazon.com’s (NASD: AMZN) CreateSpace unit to
release classic out-of-print CDs from its catalog.
To start, the label will
offer 50 titles from artists including B.B. King, Chuck Berry and the Mamas
& the Papas for on-demand manufacturing.
All four major labels are now
using CreateSpace to offer back catalog CD manufacturing on-demand, making for
a library of more than 100,000 music titles available on the service.