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A&M Records was an American record label founded as an independent company by Herb Alpert and Jerry Moss in 1962.
Amy Lee Grant (born November 25, 1960) is an American singer, songwriter, musician, author and media personality.
Andrew Loog Oldham (born 29 January 1944) is an English record producer, talent manager, impresario and author.
Apple Records is a record label founded by the Beatles in 1968, as a division of Apple Corps Ltd.
The Association of Independent Music (commonly known as AIM) is a non-profit trade body established in 1998 by UK independent record labels to represent the independent record sector, which constitutes approximately 30% of the UK market.
Beserkley Records was an American independent record label based in Berkeley, California, from 1973 to 1984.
Blues is a music genre and musical form originated by African Americans in the Deep South of the United States around the end of the 19th century.
Bryan Guy Adams, (born 5 November 1959) is a Canadian singer, songwriter, record producer, guitarist, photographer, philanthropist and activist.
Carl Lee Perkins (April 9, 1932 – January 19, 1998)Pareles. was an American singer-songwriter who recorded most notably at the Sun Studio, in Memphis, beginning in 1954.
Carole King (born Carol Joan Klein, February 9, 1942) is an American composer and singer-songwriter.
Yusuf Islam (born Steven Demetre Georgiou), commonly known by his former stage name Cat Stevens, is a British singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist.
Charles Allan Rich (December 14, 1932July 25, 1995) was an American country music singer, songwriter, and musician.
Chrysalis Records is a British record label that was created in 1968.
Claudine Georgette Longet (born 29 January 1942) is a French singer, actress, dancer, and recording artist who was popular during the 1960s and 1970s.
Country music, also known as country and western or simply country, is a genre of popular music that originated in the southern United States in the early 1920s.
Dark Horse Records is a record label founded by former Beatle George Harrison in 1974.
Decca Records is a British record label established in 1929 by Edward Lewis.
Sir Elton Hercules John (born Reginald Kenneth Dwight; 25 March 1947) is an English singer, pianist, and composer.
Elvis Aaron Presley (January 8, 1935 – August 16, 1977) was an American singer and actor.
EMI Group Limited (originally an initialism for Electric and Musical Industries and also referred to as EMI Records Ltd.) was a British multinational conglomerate founded in March 1931 in London.
Factory Records was a Manchester-based British independent record label, started in 1978 by Tony Wilson and Alan Erasmus, which featured several prominent musical acts on its roster such as Joy Division, New Order, A Certain Ratio, The Durutti Column, Happy Mondays, Northside, and (briefly) Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark and James.
Free were an English rock band formed in London in 1968, best known for their 1970 signature song "All Right Now".
George Harrison (25 February 1943 – 29 November 2001) was an English guitarist, singer-songwriter, and producer who achieved international fame as the lead guitarist of the Beatles.
Herb Alpert (born March 31, 1935) is an American jazz musician most associated with the group variously known as Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass, Herb Alpert's Tijuana Brass, or TJB.
Humble Pie were an English rock band formed by Peter Frampton in Essex during 1969.
Independent music (often referred to as indie music or indie) is music produced independently from commercial record labels or their subsidiaries, a process that may include an autonomous, do-it-yourself approach to recording and publishing.
Industrial Records is a record label established in 1976 by industrial music group and performance artists Throbbing Gristle.
Jason Sean Donovan (born 1 June 1968) is an Australian actor and singer.
Jazz is a music genre that originated in the African-American communities of New Orleans, United States, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and developed from roots in blues and ragtime.
Jerry Lee Lewis (born September 29, 1935) is an American singer-songwriter, musician, and pianist, often known by his nickname, The Killer.
Jerome S. "Jerry" Moss (born May 8, 1935) is an American recording executive, best known for being the co-founder of A&M Records, along with trumpeter and bandleader Herb Alpert.
John Robert "Joe" Cocker, OBE (20 May 1944 – 22 December 2014) was an English singer and musician.
Robert George "Joe" Meek (5 April 1929 – 3 February 1967) was an English record producer, sound engineer and songwriter who pioneered space age and experimental pop music.
John R. Cash (born J. R. Cash; February 26, 1932 – September 12, 2003) was an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, actor, and author.
Kylie Ann Minogue, (born 28 May 1968) is an Australian-British singer and actress.
Larry Page (born Leonard Davies; c. 1938, in Wales) is an English former pop singer and record producer of the late 1950s and 1960s.
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Middle of the road (MOR) loosely describes any type of music that falls between popular music and art music, and includes the work of serious composers who write in a lighter style than normal.
Ninja Tune is an English independent record label based in London.
Ode Sounds and Visuals was a record label, started by Lou Adler in 1967 after he sold Dunhill Records to ABC Records.
Open-source record labels are record labels that release music under copyleft licenses, that is, licenses that allow free redistribution and may allow free modification of the tracks.
Pete Waterman Entertainment (PWE) is the production company one-time pop and dance record label owned by pop mogul Pete Waterman.
Peter Kenneth Frampton (born 22 April 1950) is a British rock musician, singer, songwriter, producer, and guitarist.
Philip David Ochs (December 19, 1940 – April 9, 1976) was an American protest singer (or, as he preferred, a topical singer) and songwriter who was known for his sharp wit, sardonic humor, earnest humanism, political activism, insightful and alliterative lyrics, and distinctive voice.
Philips Records is a record label that was founded by the Dutch electronics company Philips.
PolyGram Entertainment is a film and TV production company owned by Universal Music Group.
Pop music is a genre of popular music that originated in its modern form in the United States and United Kingdom during the mid-1950s.
Procol Harum is an English rock band formed in 1967.
Punk rock (or "punk") is a rock music genre that developed in the mid-1970s in the United States, United Kingdom, and Australia.
A record label, or record company, is a brand or trademark associated with the marketing of music recordings and music videos.
Red Rhino Records, also known as Red Rhino, was a British independent record label which was developed by the independent record shop and wholesaler of the same name, all formed and run by "Tony K" (Tony Kostrzewa) and his wife Gerri.
Reggae is a music genre that originated in Jamaica in the late 1960s.
Rock and roll (often written as rock & roll or rock 'n' roll) is a genre of popular music that originated and evolved in the United States during the late 1940s and early 1950sJim Dawson and Steve Propes, What Was the First Rock'n'Roll Record (1992),.
Rolling Stones Records was the record label formed by the Rolling Stones members Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Mick Taylor, Charlie Watts and Bill Wyman in 1970, after their recording contract with Decca Records expired.
Rough Trade Records is an independent record label based in London, England.
Roy Kelton Orbison (April 23, 1936 – December 6, 1988) was an American singer, songwriter and musician known for his impassioned singing style, complex song structures, and dark emotional ballads.
Sérgio Santos Mendes (born February 11, 1941) is a Brazilian musician.
Sheryl Suzanne Crow (born February 11, 1962) is an American musician, singer, songwriter, and actress.
Smash is the third studio album by American punk rock band The Offspring.
Sony Music Entertainment (SME) is a Japanese-owned global music conglomerate owned by Sony and incorporated as a general partnership of Sony Music Holdings Inc. through Sony Entertainment Inc., a subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America. (in Japanese), Sony Corporation 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 1966, the company was reorganized to become CBS Records, and Sony Corporation bought the company in 1988, renaming it under its current name in 1991. In 2004, Sony and Bertelsmann established a 50-50 joint venture called Sony BMG Music Entertainment, which transferred the businesses of Sony Music and Bertelsmann Music Group into one entity. However, in 2008, Sony acquired Bertelsmann's stake, and the company reverted to the SME name shortly after; the buyout allowed Sony to acquire all of BMG's labels, including former Columbia Pictures subsidiary Arista Records as well as RCA Records, and led to the dissolution of BMG, which instead relaunched as BMG Rights Management. Sony Music Entertainment is the second largest of the "Big Three" record companies in the world, behind Universal Music Group (UMG) and ahead of Warner Music Group (WMG). Sony's music publishing division is the world's largest music publisher after the acquisition of EMI. It also owns SYCO Entertainment, which operates some of the world's most successful reality TV format including Got Talent and The X Factor.
Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner (born 2 October 1951), known as Sting, is an English singer, songwriter, and actor.
Styx is an American rock band from Chicago that formed in 1972 and became famous for its albums released in the late 1970s and early 1980s.
Sun Records is an American independent record label founded by Sam Phillips in Memphis, Tennessee in 1950.
Suzanne Nadine Vega (born July 11, 1959) is an American singer-songwriter, musician and record producer, best known for her eclectic folk-inspired music.
The Beatles were an English rock band formed in Liverpool in 1960.
The Carpenters were an American vocal and instrumental duo of Karen (1950–1983) and Richard Carpenter (b. 1946).
The Chart Show (also known as the ITV Chart Show) is a music video programme which ran in the United Kingdom on Channel 4 from April 1986 up to 2 January 1989, and again from 6 to 12 January 2003.
The Modern Lovers was an American rock band led by Jonathan Richman in the 1970s and 1980s.
The Offspring is an American rock band from Garden Grove, California, formed in 1984.
The Police were a British rock band formed in London in 1977.
The Rocket Record Company was a record label founded by Elton John, along with Bernie Taupin, Gus Dudgeon, Steve Brown and others, in 1973.
The Rolling Stones are an English rock band formed in London, England, in 1962.
The UK Independent Singles Chart and UK Independent Albums Chart are charts of the best-selling independent singles and albums, respectively, in the United Kingdom.
Universal Music Group (also known in the United States as UMG Recordings, Inc. and abbreviated as UMG) is an American global music corporation that is a subsidiary of the French media conglomerate Vivendi.
A vanity label (see related topic on vanity press) is an informal name given sometimes to a record label founded as a wholly or partially owned subsidiary of another, larger and better established (at least at the time of the vanity label's founding) record label, where the subsidiary label is (at least nominally) controlled by a successful recording artist, designed to allow this artist to release music by other artists they admire.
Warner Music Group (WMG, also referred to as Warner Music or WEA International) is an American multinational entertainment and record label conglomerate headquartered in New York City.
Warp (also known as Warp Records) is an English independent record label, founded in Sheffield in 1989 by record store workers Steve Beckett, Rob Mitchell and record producer Robert Gordon.
Windham Hill Records was an independent record label that specialized in instrumental acoustic music.
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