Bootleg records are a hot topic in the news these days.
Bootlegs are unauthorized and illegal issues, often recordings of concerts or unreleased material stolen from record company vaults or even reproductions of legitimate releases. Bottom line is, the person or company selling the record does not own the copyright and they don’t pay royalties
Click … whirr … clunk … swish … music. That may not be a very good representation but it serves to remind us of a time, not so long ago, when if you wanted to listen to a specific piece of music in your home, it involved the process of taking a large disc out of its storage sleeve, placing it on a turntable, starting the motor, placing the tone arm on the disc, then waiting as the needle found the groove then - finally - the music.