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Miles Davis Knows What To Call The Album

The always enjoyable Letters of Note recently posted a terrific memo, sent by record producer Teo Macero to executives at Columbia Records regarding the title of the next Miles Davis album – that would end up being Bitches Brew.

Transcript

CBS MEMORANDUM

FROM: Teo Macero
TO: JOHN BERG, JOE AGRESTI, PHYLLIS MASON
DATE: November 14, 1969

RE: MILES DAVIS CS 9961 XSM 151732/3 PROJECT # 03802

Miles just called and said he wants this album to be titled:

“BITCHES BREW”

Please advise.

cc

(Signed, ‘Teo’)

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