General Dating 78 RPM recordings: print online Catalogs by: company name: print online genre, medium of performance, etc. Discography of American historical recordings. Daniels, William R. The American 45 and 78 rpm record dating guide, Westport, Conn. HSR ML Gart, Galen. ARLD : the American record label directory and dating guide, Milford, N.
Columbia US labels
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The collection contains record label and pressing orders made by Columbia for date and time of recording, and names of the studio and recording engineers);.
The trademark has a complex history, marked by a long and convoluted series of takeovers, mergers and divestitures which saw the ownership of major US and UK labels change many times. Columbia originated with the Columbia Phonograph Company, a licencee of the North American Phonograph Company, which was set up in the s to control and licence the phonograph patents registered by inventors Charles Sumner Tainter, Chichester A.
Bell and Thomas A. In Columbia Phonograph was the first company to offer a catalogue of its phonographs and cylinders. By it was manufacturing hundreds of cylinders daily, and by the turn of the century it had a catalogue of more than titles. In the spring of , the company began recording stars of the Metropolitan Opera in New York. Columbia was also among the first to produce the new double-sided disc, with recordings stamped on both sides.
To return to front page, click here. See E78PB. Remaining stocks of the latter were jobbed off and exported to Australia, where Camden labels were affixed. So some Camdens will be electrically recorded, and some by the old mechanical system. It is the latter that qualifies them to appear on this page. There was also a light blue label of the same design with dark blue printing.
one advantage: in many cases Columbia records can be dated by the changes in manufacturer credits on the labels. In passing, it should be added that the third.
The first chart shows the year in which regular domestic Columbia masters were first recorded high-numbered takes may have been made later. Masters made after are generally dated from the files. It should be noted that numbering procedures used during are unclear. The Globe Record Company, which initially manufactured the Climax label, may have used a block system, or even an entirely different matrix system, with the familiar matrix numbers we know being assigned later see Columbia history section.
After that Columbia converted to prefixed matrix numbers, in this case the CO,s. The company virtually discontinued U. The second and third charts show the years in which specific catalog numbers were released. They date the vast majority of releases; discs were occasionally released out of numerical sequence, but this was infrequent after Discs were announced monthly throughout most of this period, and the monthly supplement in which the record was first listed defines the official month of release.
Date Records was a sub-label of Columbia Records which had two different incarnations. The first incarnation was a short-lived rockabilly label in which included a release by Billy “Crash” Craddock. The more significant incarnation was relaunched in February by industry executive Tom Noonan. The label was relaunched to promote Columbia’s acquired and independently produced recordings as opposed to Columbia’s in-house productions. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
Date Records was a subsidiary of Columbia Records, and was set up by Tom Noonan, a well-known music industry executive. The Date label.
Date Records was a subsidiary of Columbia Records, and was set up by Tom Noonan, a well-known music industry executive. The Date label was “launched” more accurately, re- launched in February, , with its first three singles. It was closely connected to Columbia, with many of the same people in charge of both labels. It was set up to accommodate master purchase and independent production, that is, music that was outside of Columbia’s “in-house” recording and production.
In case you’ve ever wondered if “date” referred to the calendar or to a romantic appointment, the logo provides the answer, with a telephone dial inside the lower case “d. He had been with Billboard since in the chart research area, and it was Noonan who in launched the “Hot ” Chart so well known to record collectors. In early December, , it was announced that he would run the Date label, reporting directly to William P. Gallagher, Columbia’s Vice President. Noonan told Billboard December 4, , page 3 that “The sources of product will be primarily based on purchased masters, and will deal for the most part with independent producers.
Date will handle varied repertoire, crossing all musical barriers. It will be a highly versatile label, one that will move ahead with the sounds of today. The singles were released the week of February 5, Singles by the Sweet Things and Roberta Meshell followed, and were likewise ignored.
Record Company Catalogs and Publications of International and Regional Music
However, that is incorrect according to Phil Brown, a Columbia Records cutting engineer who recently contacted analogPlanet. I saw a lot of -2, never saw a In other, more common systems the -2 would be an RE
Category: British-owned label. Date: s? – Head office: Sydney, NSW Ownership: subsidiary of Columbia Graphophone (UK) until – subsidiary.
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June 21, 1948: Columbia’s Microgroove LP Makes Albums Sound Good
By Steven Lasker. Could these have been jukebox or theater pressings? There were also blue label OKehs in the series. The label typography and layout on our two discs varies, with Brad’s copy using an older-style font than mine. James observes that every blue label OKeh he has seen has a large ring under the label which concurs with my own observations of blue label OKehs , which would date the pressings to between and
Steve Angello is Ditching Columbia Records; Going Indie on New Album Is this the beginning of the end for dance music’s torrid affair with major labels? After a finished for months and held up only by disagreements about a release date.
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Columbia Record Company recordings – Coronet & Philips labels
Please email if you have questions, corrections or comments on anything you see. Columbia is an important player in the history of recorded music, having been in the business of making phonographs and records since Because of patents held by both Columbia and Victor during the first few decades of the 20th century, they held a virtual duopoly over recorded music.
My goal here isn’t to give you the full history of Columbia. I defer you to other published works.
The lists include the following information (where known): title, date, pagination Decca – Includes labels: Ace of Clubs, Ace of Diamonds, Argo, Barclay, p/b; Columbia Records Catalogue – Celebrity and Classic Records, , p p/b.
The Arhoolie Foundation Archive contains many vintage record company catalogs and publications of regional and ethnic music. Not only do these catalogs list recordings, but some have information and photos of musicians and lyrics to songs. Below is a selection from these relics of a bygone era. Click on image to open and view contents not all publications have their contents scanned updated with additional catalogs Song lyric magazine produced by various companies.
Featuring song lyrics, photos of musicians, record lists and advertisements.
Appendix A: Matrix and Catalog Number Dating Charts
The first label variation on which Beatles records were pressed was the classic black label with a rainbow color band. This variation of the Black Rainbow label was first issued in the early sixties T and has a glossy label. This label variation was kept until where Capitol Records of Canada was re-incorporated to Capitol Records Canada. Labels then had the CANADA in brackets, making it easier to differentiate early sixties pressings from late sixties repressings. This label was used for Beatles records until where they switched to their own label called Apple Reords.
Terre Haute, IN, These are the four Columbia US “6 eye” stereo record label variants with illustrations of contemporary albums, which helps date them closely.
Teen Vogue reached out to Columbia Records for comment on Lil Xan’s allegations that his and Noah Cyrus’s relationship was a set up by the record label. Per a label rep, the claim is “not true. The Noah Cyrus and Lil Xan breakup just got even messier. This week, Lil Xan and Noah, who have reportedly been dating for around a month, both seemed to accuse the other of cheating.
In a now-deleted Instagram posts, Noah shared a text exchange between the two, and implied a Charlie Puth porn meme was the reason for the split. But then on Tuesday, Lil Xan addressed this rumor — and shared some allegations of his own. He then claimed that the whole relationship was a setup by Columbia Records, which both artists are signed to.
Noah, for her part, immediately denied this was the case.