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The Hospital Records Christmas Podcast 2016
The Hospital Records Christmas Podcast 2016
Published: 2016/12/22
Channel: Hospital Records
To Survive + Dub - W. Brown (London Records)
To Survive + Dub - W. Brown (London Records)
Published: 2011/08/03
Channel: Perilous Selector
Hospital Records Podcast #328 with London Elektricity
Hospital Records Podcast #328 with London Elektricity
Published: 2017/03/28
Channel: Hospital Records
Hospital Records Podcast #333 with London Elektricity
Hospital Records Podcast #333 with London Elektricity
Published: 2017/05/18
Channel: Hospital Records
Hospital Records Drum & Bass Classics Mix April 2017
Hospital Records Drum & Bass Classics Mix April 2017
Published: 2017/04/08
Channel: TheHeshBesh
Hospital Records Podcast 300 - Live with London Elektricity
Hospital Records Podcast 300 - Live with London Elektricity
Published: 2016/05/16
Channel: Hospital Records
Guinness World Records Attempts in London!! - Fastest Lego Tower! (Family Vlog)
Guinness World Records Attempts in London!! - Fastest Lego Tower! (Family Vlog)
Published: 2017/04/14
Channel: Gorgeous Movies
Record Store Walking Tour #22: Reckless Records (Soho, London)
Record Store Walking Tour #22: Reckless Records (Soho, London)
Published: 2013/10/27
Channel: DJ Funktual
Jamaica Break 4x100m World Record At London 2012 | Olympic Records
Jamaica Break 4x100m World Record At London 2012 | Olympic Records
Published: 2013/08/17
Channel: Olympic
Gui Boratto live at Fire, London with Entail Records and Kompakt
Gui Boratto live at Fire, London with Entail Records and Kompakt
Published: 2013/07/17
Channel: BeatcasterTV
Various Artists - London Is The Place For Me 2 (Honest Jon
Various Artists - London Is The Place For Me 2 (Honest Jon's Records) [Full Album]
Published: 2016/01/06
Channel: finetunes Jazz
Various Artists - London Is The Place For Me (Honest Jon
Various Artists - London Is The Place For Me (Honest Jon's Records) [Full Album]
Published: 2016/01/06
Channel: finetunes World Music
Hospital Records Drum & Bass Mix October 2016
Hospital Records Drum & Bass Mix October 2016
Published: 2016/10/09
Channel: TheHeshBesh
Groove Records, Soho London
Groove Records, Soho London
Published: 2011/08/30
Channel: BeatOfTheStreet
A Journey Into Stereophonic Sound London Records LP
A Journey Into Stereophonic Sound London Records LP
Published: 2014/08/11
Channel: databits
London Phase 4 Records
London Phase 4 Records
Published: 2012/04/29
Channel: bluenazz
YAM Records DJs Boiler Room London DJ Set
YAM Records DJs Boiler Room London DJ Set
Published: 2017/04/28
Channel: Boiler Room
D&BTV Live #208 Hospital Records Takeover - London Elektricity
D&BTV Live #208 Hospital Records Takeover - London Elektricity
Published: 2015/05/13
Channel: Drum&BassArena
Portishead - Only You - London Records Vinyl - VPI Scout - Dynavector 10x5 Cartridge
Portishead - Only You - London Records Vinyl - VPI Scout - Dynavector 10x5 Cartridge
Published: 2013/02/12
Channel: The Vinyl Broadcaster
Hospital Records Podcast #329 with London Elektricity
Hospital Records Podcast #329 with London Elektricity
Published: 2017/03/31
Channel: Hospital Records
Reckless Records 30 Berwick Street, Soho, London W1F 8RH
Reckless Records 30 Berwick Street, Soho, London W1F 8RH
Published: 2012/04/11
Channel: Whatsindirectory Your Free Online Directory
Beartooth: Guide to London | Red Bull Records
Beartooth: Guide to London | Red Bull Records
Published: 2015/05/15
Channel: Red Bull Records
10 years of record breaking at the London Marathon - Guinness World Records
10 years of record breaking at the London Marathon - Guinness World Records
Published: 2017/04/19
Channel: Guinness World Records
Michael Jackson visits Guinness World Records in London
Michael Jackson visits Guinness World Records in London
Published: 2009/06/26
Channel: Guinness World Records
Hospital Records Podcast #330 with London Elektricity
Hospital Records Podcast #330 with London Elektricity
Published: 2017/04/11
Channel: Hospital Records
Vera Lynn - Rosalie (London Records 1938)
Vera Lynn - Rosalie (London Records 1938)
Published: 2015/02/24
Channel: RoundMidnightTV
Brighter - Live London 1991(Sarah Records)
Brighter - Live London 1991(Sarah Records)
Published: 2016/06/03
Channel: GazeMeShoes
LONDON REGGAE RECORDS SHOPS
LONDON REGGAE RECORDS SHOPS
Published: 2011/10/05
Channel: carlo jahson
Ustad Mehdi Hassan Live at London (1) - Oct 1990 - Navras Records
Ustad Mehdi Hassan Live at London (1) - Oct 1990 - Navras Records
Published: 2013/03/01
Channel: navrasrecords
Christmas Eve - Franz Schreker - Die Gezeichneten (1994) London Records
Christmas Eve - Franz Schreker - Die Gezeichneten (1994) London Records
Published: 2014/12/24
Channel: Blulight Gallery
Hard Party Records 2 - Bad Boy Pete - London Sound
Hard Party Records 2 - Bad Boy Pete - London Sound
Published: 2015/12/20
Channel: Sid303909
Record Store day 2017 at Soul Brother Records London
Record Store day 2017 at Soul Brother Records London
Published: 2017/04/21
Channel: soulbrothersounds
Redshape - London - Delsin Records (120dsr)
Redshape - London - Delsin Records (120dsr)
Published: 2017/01/13
Channel: Delsin Records
Kokomo,his piano and Orchestra - Asia Minor (London Records) Garrard 4HF
Kokomo,his piano and Orchestra - Asia Minor (London Records) Garrard 4HF
Published: 2010/05/29
Channel: mtorringa
COAL CHAMBER - Rivals (Live At London) | Napalm Records
COAL CHAMBER - Rivals (Live At London) | Napalm Records
Published: 2015/07/13
Channel: Napalm Records
Slotface - Empire Records | Sofar London
Slotface - Empire Records | Sofar London
Published: 2016/12/06
Channel: Sofar Sounds
Discogs Community Profile: Flashback Records
Discogs Community Profile: Flashback Records
Published: 2014/04/09
Channel: Discogs
Who Were The Top Goal-Scorers? London 2012 | Olympic Records
Who Were The Top Goal-Scorers? London 2012 | Olympic Records
Published: 2014/06/14
Channel: Olympic
TOUGH LOVE PRESENTS - GET TWISTED RECORDS (LIGHTBOX LONDON 27.06.14)
TOUGH LOVE PRESENTS - GET TWISTED RECORDS (LIGHTBOX LONDON 27.06.14)
Published: 2014/06/30
Channel: Tough Love
Moving Underground - Underground Solution - Sound Of Underground London Records (Side AA)
Moving Underground - Underground Solution - Sound Of Underground London Records (Side AA)
Published: 2009/12/22
Channel: Jonny Roberts
Gilb’r from Versatile Records (RBMA Session London 2015)
Gilb’r from Versatile Records (RBMA Session London 2015)
Published: 2015/04/21
Channel: Red Bull Music Academy
Christian Rau - Freak (G.Pal Remix) [Product London Records]
Christian Rau - Freak (G.Pal Remix) [Product London Records]
Published: 2015/09/18
Channel: Press & Play TV
1990s Soho, London, Black Market Records
1990s Soho, London, Black Market Records
Published: 2013/09/18
Channel: thekinolibrary
Pete Heller
Pete Heller's - Big Love (Eat Me Edit) [London Records 1999]
Published: 2013/03/16
Channel: clubb guide
YAM Records Boiler Room London DJ Set
YAM Records Boiler Room London DJ Set
Published: 2016/11/28
Channel: Boiler Room
Six New Records at Sotheby
Six New Records at Sotheby's London Old Masters Evening Sale
Published: 2015/07/10
Channel: Sotheby's
Inside Black Market Records in SOHO, London. Before it closed!
Inside Black Market Records in SOHO, London. Before it closed!
Published: 2015/03/01
Channel: Robert Pointer
Paranoid London, Mutado Pintado - Transmission 5 (Official) Paranoid London Records/PDONLP001D
Paranoid London, Mutado Pintado - Transmission 5 (Official) Paranoid London Records/PDONLP001D
Published: 2015/11/24
Channel: Above Board Distribution
London Elektricity Classic Hospital Records Vinyl Set from DJ Mag HQ
London Elektricity Classic Hospital Records Vinyl Set from DJ Mag HQ
Published: 2014/02/17
Channel: DJ Mag
INNA LONDON DUB from Tuff Scout Records TUF 160
INNA LONDON DUB from Tuff Scout Records TUF 160
Published: 2014/09/26
Channel: seewhyaudio
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London Records
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Parent company Universal Music Group
Founded 1947 (1947)
Founder Edward Lewis
Distributor(s) Self-distributed
Genre Various

London Records is a record label in the U.K. that marketed records in the U.S, Canada, and Latin America from 1947 to 1979 before becoming semi-independent.

History[edit]

Gramophone era logo

London arose from the split in ownership between the British and American branches of Decca Records. The American branch released British Decca records in the U.S. since it could not use the "Decca" name there. The label was noted for classical albums made in then state-of-the-art stereophonic sound, and such artists as Georg Solti, Joan Sutherland and Luciano Pavarotti.

The London name was also used by British Decca in the UK market for releases taken from American labels which British Decca licensed, such as Imperial, Chess, Dot, Atlantic, Specialty and Sun, and the first two UK releases from Motown. By the 1960s more licensing deals had been made with Big Top, Monument, Parrot, Philles, and Hi, and subsidiary labels were London Atlantic, London Dot and London Monument (the last featuring Roy Orbison, who remained with London in the UK even after he signed for MGM Records in the U.S.).

An unusual feature was the letter code in the numbering system. From the late 1950s until 1973, the label bore the logo "London American Recordings", and on Radio Luxembourg it was known as "London American".

1965 London Records trade ad for the Rolling Stones

In America, the label was best known as the American imprint of the pre–1971 recordings of the Rolling Stones (currently owned by ABKCO). The label also originally issued some early LPs and singles by Texas-based band ZZ Top (whose catalog went to Warner Brothers when the band moved there).

In the late 1970s, London signed deals with Bomp! Records and with Big Sound in Connecticut, U.S. This changed the label in the eyes of many from a backwater into something a little more "edgy" compared to the pedestrian contemporary releases from parent company Decca.

The president of London Records in the 1970s was D. H. Tollerbond.[1]

After British Decca was acquired by PolyGram in 1979, London followed a more independent course with subsidiary labels such as Slash, Pete Tong's Essential Records and FFRR.

Universal Music Group (the owner of American Decca) acquired PolyGram in 1998;[1] however, by this time, London Records had become a semi-independent label within the PolyGram group operated by Roger Ames.In the 90's Tracy Bennet became President and Colin Bell, Managing Director. When Ames moved to the Warner Music Group, he took the label with him, and so almost all of London's recent back catalogue was acquired by Warner, which also acquired the London name and trademark from Decca [2] (which still owns pre-PolyGram back catalogue). The name is still used, mainly for UK-based artists, and for ex-Factory Records artists. Notable artists released by that incarnation of London, called London Records 90, include New Order, Happy Mondays, A, and Shakespears Sister.

After PolyGram took over British Decca, classical-music albums recorded by British Decca continued to be released on the London label in the U.S., with a logo similar to the Decca classical label logo, until American Decca owner Universal bought British Decca owner PolyGram in 1998, after which they were all reissued on the original British Decca label in the U.S.

The London pop music catalogue owned by Universal Music is now managed by Polydor Records, with US distribution handled by Mercury Records. Decca Records had a recording studio in Blomfield Road, West London; there may have been another in London's West End. In 2010, Universal Music reclaimed ownership of the London Records trademark. On 1 July 2011 Universal Music reclaimed the London Records name and relaunched it under the executive team of Nick Raphael (president) and later Jo Charrington (senior vice president of A&R) who together previously ran Epic Records for Sony Music Entertainment since 2001. Both had started their careers at London Records in the Ames era in the 1990s.[2]

When Nick Raphael became president of Capitol Records's UK division in 2013, London Records moved there,[3] where it currently operates as a subsidiary.

Subsidiary or associated labels[edit]

Artists[edit]

1990s[edit]

2000s[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cat People, Bill Hayward, introduction by Rogers E. M. Whitaker. New York: Dolphin/Doubleday, 1978 (p. 132)
  2. ^ "Raphael to relaunch London Records for Universal | UNLIMITED | CMU". Thecmuwebsite.com. 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2012-08-13. 
  3. ^ "Universal Music Group". Universalmusic.com. Retrieved 2015-11-01. 

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