"From Downbeat To Vinyl: Bill Putnam's Legacy to the Recording Industry" is an inside look at the recording business in its heyday, 1950 to 1975. No, this isn't another "Now it can be told" book, but a real account of the business written by Bob Bushnell and Jerry Ferree, two audio engineers who were there! United Recording Corporation in Hollywood, California, is the studio these two engineers are talking about. Their close association with Bill Putnam, who started Universal Recording Corporation in Chicago, Illinois, then started and ran United Recording for many years, gives you the opportunity to read about what went on at this world-class operation. "From Downbeat To Vinyl" is a look behind the scenes at their day-to-day activities.