785 Records is a record label located in New York, United States, founded in 2005 by songwriter Denise Rich. The label's first release was the charity single Come Together Now, written by Rich, Sharon Stone, Mark Feist and Damon Sharpe from which the proceeds went to benefit the victims of Hurricane Katrina.
Marc Eichner, a senior executive at RCA/BMG, joined the label as president in August 2006. The label built a $1 million recording studio in Rich's Fifth Avenue penthouse in Manhattan overlooking Central Park in 2007.
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- Simmons, Matthew (November 30, 2005). "'Come Together Now' Charity Single Press Conference". Kansas City Star, The (MO). pp. F2. Retrieved April 10, 2009.
- "Sharon's charging into charity like a rolling Stone". TODAY (Singapore) (MediaCorp Press Ltd.). December 1, 2005. Retrieved April 10, 2009. "Sharon Stone ... has written her first single. The Basic Instinct actress has co-written a star-studded [charity single with] songwriter and philanthropist Denise Rich and songwriters Mark Feist and Damon Sharpe, ... released by independent label 785 Records."
- Martens, Todd (October 25, 2005). "Red Eye Releases 'Come Together' Benefit Single". Billboard. Retrieved April 10, 2009. "Red Eye Distribution has signed Denise Rich's newly-formed 785 Records and ... Red Eye will also handle merchandise for 785 Records, which will be sold via ..."
- "Movers". The Record (Bergen County, NJ). June 8, 2006. Retrieved April 10, 2009.
- Lauria, Peter (June 8, 2007). "A Rich sound". New York Post. NYP Holdings, Inc. Retrieved April 10, 2009.
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