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Why are some MP3s labeled with the word MAIN

Old 01-17-11, 10:13 AM
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Why are some MP3s labeled with the word MAIN

For the life of me this has been bugging me for years. Some mp3s I have seen are labeled something like "Artist - Song Title (main)". WHY?
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Re: Why are some MP3s labeled with the word MAIN

I don't think I've run across this, but is it possibly due to an edited version also being available?
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Re: Why are some MP3s labeled with the word MAIN

Main Title of movie soundtrack maybe?
Old 01-17-11, 03:37 PM
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Re: Why are some MP3s labeled with the word MAIN

Like FatTony mentioned, there's other versions of the song available like remixes. The main version is usually the original.
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Re: Why are some MP3s labeled with the word MAIN

I've got over 50,000 mp3s, and I don't believe that I've ever seen that once. Are these from online stores, or from "other sources".
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Re: Why are some MP3s labeled with the word MAIN

Never seen it.
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Re: Why are some MP3s labeled with the word MAIN

Originally Posted by Numanoid View Post
I've got over 50,000 mp3s, and I don't believe that I've ever seen that once. Are these from online stores, or from "other sources".
Type in "main version" on a Amazon.com search for mp3s and you will see many. Mostly pop/dance/rap songs that have remix versions.
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The one that gets me, is when I buy an album of music and every track is labeled with "(Album version)" at the end. Well, duh.
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Re: Why are some MP3s labeled with the word MAIN

I've never seen it either.
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Re: Why are some MP3s labeled with the word MAIN

Originally Posted by Texan26 View Post
Like FatTony mentioned, there's other versions of the song available like remixes. The main version is usually the original.
This makes the most sense I guess. And to the other person who wondered. these are MP3s from "other sources"

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