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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 Center rings, a vestige from the time of pressing that mirrors the join at the intersection of record stamper and center die, might seem a nutty topic to focus on, but in the case of Columbia and later ARC , the rings can be an important tool in dating a pressing’s vintage and origin. Looking over some Columbia records held here and in Brad Kay’s collection, located just a few blocks away , I notice that the ODJB and some of my Johnny Dunns don’t have any rings at all. The labels are black and omit the ‘viva-tonal’ legend. One other anomalous Columbia held here: Columbia D by Fletcher Henderson, also black label and without the ‘viva-tonal’ legend.

Columbia Records, 1901-1934: A History

The complaints from customers all over the U. The commercial public would not be able to consume and listen to sturdier, lengthier LPs for another 15 years. First, it had to deal with political and economic misery.

Cameo records date from December to as late as – but were All Cameo labels are stuck over Columbia-Rena, Regal and Phoenix records.

Birka Jazz in , the local street record shop at Birkagatan in Stockholm. The following year we started our webshop on the internet. More about the book The private archive. The Louis Armstrong Story, vol. The Bessie Smith Story, vol. Johnson – K. Teddy Wilson: Mr. Johnson, J. Johnson: J. Miles Davis at the Blackhawk, vol. Eugene Smith.

Appendix A: Matrix and Catalog Number Dating Charts

A recording contract might seem like the Holy Grail, but record labels are not charity concerns and their contracts are not set up with your interests in mind. Our guide to contract terms, written by an entertainment lawyer, explains what it all means and what the implications are for the artist. You’ve written and recorded your demo, you’ve played some great gigs, and you can now boast a multitude of MySpace friends, from Watford to Wichita and back again.

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Label 04A. “Grand Prize Paris ” across the label. Rim text gives patent date from “Columbia Phonograph Record” runs across the top of the label;.

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Search our index for information on classical and popular 78rpm recordings from HMV, RCA, Victor, Brunswick and Columbia as well as other record companies from the 78rpm era…. See our blog for the latest additions, changes and developments regarding this major project. Do you have a discography you’d like to add to this free, research project? Contact us.

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Return to : Columbia Records Overview. Skip to : Columbia Matrix Codes. Last Update: April 13, — Additional evidence on cover manufacture for Columbia. No, really. Not deep groove. The matrix confirms the cutting source as tape mix 1. Many labelographies omit the CBS-overprint edition. Two-Eye sound quality remains very much up there with the best, at least US pressings. Interestingly, deep groove. That variant was used from early to about spring Maybe I can help with another album or albums : LEFT: though this label design variant had been in use since c.

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Record Catalogues

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.

EU Label Code, LC Biography, [show biography]. Columbia Records is the oldest brand name in recorded sound, dating back to In it was.

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.

In , Columbia began recording symphony orchestras, notably the Chicago and New York orchestras. Columbia originated as the Columbia Phonograph Co. In the president of Columbia acquired Control of the American Graphophone Company acquired the controlling interest in American Graphophone and in the two companies were effectively consolidated, with the American Graphophone handling development and manufacturing and Columbia handling distribution and sales. In Columbia acquired Odeon Records and Parlophone Records and in the American company officially registered the Masterworks label for its classical recordings.

Record Company Catalogs and Publications of International and Regional Music

Is this the beginning of the end for dance music’s torrid affair with major labels? His first post-SHM album, Wild Youth , has been reportedly finished for months and held up only by disagreements about a release date. Despite its hook-filled chorus and Journey-like lyrics, the record, featuring Dougy Mandagi of The Temper Trap, failed to chart and hasn’t become the staple of festival sets it could have.

Columbia Records – Old Familiar Tunes. Old Time Music from the United states with information and photos of the musicians. 36 Pages. Dated August (but​.

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.

Discographical sources for 78 RPM recordings

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.

Table of Contents: Corporate History. Introduction · Entering the Disc Business · The Climax Label · Victor Steals Climax! The Columbia Label.

More Images. Please enable Javascript to take full advantage of our site features. Columbia Edit Label. Columbia Profile:. Columbia Records is the oldest brand name in recorded sound. Easton, the company first sold phonograph cylinders and later disc records. This was sold in to its own management, and then the independent Columbia Graphophone Company Ltd. This was then merged with The Gramophone Co.


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Coronet KEP The Rebel Johnny Yuma (Australia & New Zealand). Released Date: This record was later released on the CBS label.

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.

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