Definition of back catalog
: a collection of less recent works produced by a particular artist or group or owned by a particular company If you've missed this remarkable guitarist or just want to own some of his back catalog on CD, Echoes is a flawlessly compiled record of a decade's worth of music. — Parke Puterbaugh, Rolling Stone, 21 Jan. 1993 If there's a chip on my shoulder about being in a band for 24 years, it might be that you drag your entire back catalog with you with every record that you release. — Michael Stipe, Spin, December 2004 Programming … will consist primarily of comedy and drama from the company's back catalogue and some acquisitions. — Jeff Kaye, The Hollywood Reporter, 1 Mar. 1995
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