The 2008 fire on Universal Studios’ famed backlot was deemed a tragedy by movie lovers. But this week, The New York Times Magazine reported that the fire may have destroyed a staggering swath of music history. The fire reportedly consumed a vault containing the irreplaceable master recordings of an estimated half million songs – including works from Ella Fitzgerald, Chuck Berry, and Elton John. Universal Music disputes the article. Anthony Mason reports.
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