PORTLAND, Ore. - September 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Musicians, bands, and independent record labels joined with CD Baby (www.cdbaby.com) today in "banding together" to donate their entire wholesale price on music sales to the American Red Cross disaster relief fund.
The special website, set-up by CD Baby at www.CDbaby.com/redcross/ showcases hundreds of independent musicians who will be helping with the hurricane relief effort by donating their profits to the Red Cross.
"You may think that a few sales won't help, but with thousands of musicians banded together to do this, I think it will help a LOT of people get their lives back together after this disaster," said CD Baby's founder Derek Sivers.
CD Baby sent a personal email message to over 1 million CD Baby customers, telling them about this special promotion, encouraging them to buy some CDs from this special section.
About CD Baby
CD Baby is a little online record store that sells CDs by independent musicians. We only sell CDs that come directly from the musicians. No distributors. Musicians send us CDs. We warehouse them, sell them, and pay the musicians directly. In business, and thriving, since March 1998, CD Baby is the largest seller of independent CDs on the web.
Facts about CD Baby:
* 103,818 artists sell their CD at CD Baby.
* 1,795,920 CDs sold online to customers.
* $17,469,082.35 paid to artists (so far).
More information on CD Baby Red Cross Site: www.CDbaby.com/redcross
More information on the American Red Cross: www.RedCross.org
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