Category Archive: RECORDS

A&M RECORDS – STUDIOS

A&M Records Parent company Universal Music Group Founded 1962; 55 years ago Founder Herb Alpert Jerry Moss Defunct 1999; 18 years ago Status Defunct Distributor(s) Interscope Geffen A&M Records (US) Polydor Records (International) Genre Various Country of origin United States Location Santa Monica, California, A&M Records was an American record label founded as an independent …

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UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP

  Above:  UMG’s headquarters in Santa Monica, California Formerly called Decca Records (1934-1971) MCA Records (1971-1989) MCA Music Entertainment Group (1989-1996) Type Subsidiary Industry Music & entertainment Founded September 1934; 83 years ago Headquarters Santa Monica, California, U.S. Universal Music Group (also known in the United States as UMG Recordings, Inc. and abbreviated as UMG) is an …

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TOP 40

Top 40  From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia In the music industry, the top 40 is the current, forty most-popular songs in a particular genre. It is the best-selling or most frequently broadcast popular music. Record charts have traditionally consisted of a total of 40 songs. “Top 40” or “contemporary hit radio” is also a radio …

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THOMAS EDISON

Thomas Edison From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Webbsite: Born Thomas Alva Edison February 11, 1847 Milan, Ohio, U.S. Died October 18, 1931 (aged 84) West Orange, New Jersey, U.S. Nationality American Education Self-educated Occupation Inventor, businessman Thomas Edison Thomas Alva Edison (February 11, 1847 – October 18, 1931) was an American inventor and businessman, who …

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ISLAND RECORDS

Island Records Parent company PolyGram (1989–99) Universal Music Group (UMG) (1999–present) Founded 1959; 58 years ago Founder Chris Blackwell Graeme Goodall Leslie Kong Island Records is a major record label that operates as a division of UMG Recordings, Inc. (Universal Music Group). It was founded by Chris Blackwell, Graeme Goodall and Leslie Kong in Jamaica …

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BRUNSWICK RECORDS

Brunswick Records Founded 1916; 101 years ago Founder Brunswick-Balke-Collender Company Distributor(s) E1 Entertainment Genre Various Country of origin U.S. Brunswick Records is an American record label founded in 1916. Records under the Brunswick label were first produced by the Brunswick-Balke-Collender Company, a company based in Dubuque, Iowa which had been manufacturing products ranging from pianos …

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BERTLESMANN MUSIC GROUP

OGRAPHICAL DETAILS Genre: Music Sony Music Entertainment Universal Music Publishing Group BMG Rights Management Founded 1987; 29 years ago Defunct October 1, 2008 Headquarters New York City, New York, United States CONTACT DETAILS Web Site: Other Links: See below: YOUTUBE VIDEO BIOGRAPHICAL PROFILE Bertelsmann Music Group Bertelsmann Music Group (abbreviated as BMG) was a division …

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SONY MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT

Sony Music Entertainment Sony Music Entertainment (abbreviated as SME and also referred to as Sony Music) is an American label and company owned by Sony through Sony Entertainment. The company was first founded in 1929 as American Record Corporation and renamed Columbia Recording Corporation in 1938, following its acquisition by the Columbia Broadcasting System. In …

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BEATLES BOP (Hamburg Days)

Beatles Bop – Hamburg Days Beatles Bop – Hamburg Days is a compilation album of the 1961 recording of Tony Sheridan and The Beatles released by Bear Family Records in 2001. To date, this is the most complete collection of the recordings done with producer Bert Kaempfert for Polydor (excluding the other recordings featured on …

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BEAR FAMILY RECORDS

Bear Family Records Bear Family Records is a Germany-based independent record label that specializes in reissues of archival material ranging from country music to 1950s rock and roll to old German movie soundtracks. The label has been in existence since 1975, founded by collector Richard Weize (born August 4, 1945), started with the double LP …

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