HDtracks.com Announces Deal to Sell releases by John Prine & Oh Boy! Records

Audiophile digital music store HDtracks to distribute high-resolution versions of Oh Boy! Blue Plate and Red Pajama releases.

June 17, 2008 (New York, NY) HDtracks, the new digital music store offering high definition audio, announced a deal to sell works from Oh Boy! Records.

Preserving the musical integrity of John Prine’s renown songs, HDtracks will make available the Oh Boy! catalog as CD-quality lossless FLAC and uncompressed AIFF files, as well as high resolution 320-kbps MP3 files. All three file formats are DRM-free and all HDtracks.com downloads are compatible for use with the majority of digital music playback devises.

Founded in 1981 by John Prine, Oh Boy! presents the best in contemporary folk music.  The Oh Boy! Records family also includes works from Blue Plate Music, Red Pajamas Records and features releases by Slick Ballinger, Shawn Camp, Steve Goodman, Kris Kristofferson, Dan Reeder, Todd Snider, John Hartford and others covering a range of styles from folk to alt-country to acoustic rock and more.

Music enthusiasts will appreciate the inclusion of full liner notes and artwork with full-album purchases made from HDtracks. The unedited liner notes are included in PDF format allowing fans of all the artists to learn about the musicians who contributed to the works and experience Oh Boy!, Blue Plate and Red Pajama albums with all the information originally provided with the releases.

*About HDtracks*

Founded by David and Norman Chesky of the respected audiophile-record label Chesky Records, HDtracks is a high-quality music download service offering a diverse catalog of independent music from around the world. HDtracks does not believe in DRM, and as a result, offers a selection of unencrypted files that play on any computer or portable device. HDtracks recognizes that while there are significant benefits to accessing music at the touch of a button in today’s computer age, preserving sound quality and the visceral experience of the live music performance should remain a priority. The HDtracks mission is to deliver the whole package: world-class music, unrivaled sound, files that play in any environment, and liner notes that enhance appreciation of the artist and album. HDtracks sells works from more than 60 of the world’s best independent record labels including Acoustic Disc, Wildflower, Appleseed, Signature, Koch, Audium, and more.

For currently available Oh Boy! Records titles:
http://www.hdtracks.com/index.php?file=browse_music&type=label&id=84

For currently available Blue Plate titles:
http://www.hdtracks.com/index.php?file=browse_music&type=label&id=85

For the free HDtracks Ultimate Download Sampler compilation and more on HDtracks:
http://www.hdtracks.com/index.php

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