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ABC Records was an American record label founded in New York City in 1955.
The Academy Award for Best Original Score is presented to the best substantial body of music in the form of dramatic underscoring written specifically for the film by the submitting composer.
Al Kooper (born Alan Peter Kuperschmidt, February 5, 1944) is an American songwriter, record producer and musician, known for organizing Blood, Sweat & Tears (although he did not stay with the group long enough to share its popularity), providing studio support for Bob Dylan when he went electric in 1965, and bringing together guitarists Mike Bloomfield and Stephen Stills to record the Super Session album.
Album-oriented rock (abbreviated AOR) is an American FM radio format focusing on album tracks by rock artists.
American Graffiti is a 1973 American coming-of-age comedy film directed and co-written by George Lucas starring Richard Dreyfuss, Ron Howard, Paul Le Mat, Harrison Ford, Charles Martin Smith, Cindy Williams, Candy Clark, Mackenzie Phillips, Bo Hopkins, and Wolfman Jack.
Atlantic Recording Corporation (simply known as Atlantic Records) is an American major record label founded in October 1947 by Ahmet Ertegün and Herb Abramson.
Backstreet Records was an MCA Records subsidiary label founded in 1979 by Danny Bramson, who was executive director of MCA's Universal Amphitheatre.
Bang Tango is an American hard rock band.
Bertelsmann Music Group (abbreviated as BMG) was a division of German media company Bertelsmann before its completion of sale of the majority of its assets to Japan's Sony Corporation of America on 1 October 2008.
Bill Haley & His Comets were an American rock and roll band, founded in 1952 and continued until Haley's death in 1981.
Billboard (styled as billboard) is an American entertainment media brand owned by the Billboard-Hollywood Reporter Media Group, a division of Eldridge Industries.
The Billboard 200 is a record chart ranking the 200 most popular music albums and EPs in the United States.
The Billboard Hot 100 is the music industry standard record chart in the United States for songs, published weekly by Billboard magazine.
Brunswick Records is an American record label founded in 1916.
Budgie are a Welsh rock band from Cardiff.
California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States.
Cher (born May 20, 1946 as Cherilyn Sarkisian, Շերիլին Սարգիսեան) is an American singer and actress.
Chess Records was an American record company, founded in 1950 in Chicago and specializing in blues and rhythm and blues.
Classical music is art music produced or rooted in the traditions of Western culture, including both liturgical (religious) and secular music.
Compo Company Ltd. was Canada's first independent record company.
Coral Records was a subsidiary of Decca Records formed in 1949.
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.
"Crocodile Rock" is a song written by Elton John and Bernie Taupin, and recorded in summer 1972 at the Château d'Hérouville studio in France (it was listed as "Strawberry Studios" in the album's credits), where John and his team had previously recorded the Honky Château album.
Death metal is an extreme subgenre of heavy metal music.
Decca Broadway Records was an American record label specializing in musical theater recordings founded in 1999 by Decca Records and is a unit of Universal Music Group.
Decca Records is a British record label established in 1929 by Edward Lewis.
Deutsche Grammophon is a German classical music record label that was the precursor of corporation called PolyGram.
Discogs (short for discographies) is a website and crowdsourced database of information about audio recordings, including commercial releases, promotional releases, and bootleg or off-label releases.
Dobie Gray (born Lawrence Darrow Brown; July 26, 1940 – December 6, 2011) was an American singer and songwriter, whose musical career spanned soul, country, pop, and musical theater.
Dot Records is an American record label founded by Randy Wood that was active between 1950 and 1979.
A double album (or double record) is an audio album which spans two units of the primary medium in which it is sold, typically records and compact disc.
Doug Morris (born November 23, 1938) is an American record executive.
Dream Theater is an American progressive metal band formed in 1985 under the name Majesty by John Petrucci, John Myung and Mike Portnoy while they attended Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts.
"Drift Away" is a song by Mentor Williams and originally recorded by John Henry Kurtz on his 1972 album Reunion.
Dunhill Records was started in 1964 by Lou Adler, Al Bennett, Pierre Cossette and Bobby Roberts as Dunhill Productions to release the music of Johnny Rivers on Imperial Records.
Sir Edward Roberts Lewis (19 April 1900 – 29 January 1980) was a British businessman, best known for leading the Decca recording and technology group for five decades from 1929.
Sir Elton Hercules John (born Reginald Kenneth Dwight; 25 March 1947) is an English singer, pianist, and composer.
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.
Epic Records is an American record label owned by Sony Music Entertainment, a subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America, Inc., the North American division of Japanese conglomerate Sony.
"Escape (The Piña Colada Song)" is a song written and recorded by British-born American singer Rupert Holmes for his album Partners in Crime.
Famous Music Corporation was the worldwide music publishing division of Paramount Pictures, a division of Viacom since 1994.
France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state whose territory consists of metropolitan France in Western Europe, as well as several overseas regions and territories.
"Free Bird", or "Freebird", is a power ballad performed by American rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd.
Gaucho is the seventh studio album by the American jazz rock band Steely Dan, released on November 21, 1980 by MCA Records.
Geffen Records is an American major record label owned by Universal Music Group through its Interscope Geffen A&M Records imprint.
General Electric Company (GE) is an American multinational conglomerate incorporated in New York and headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts.
Giant Records was launched in 1990 as a joint venture between Warner Bros. Records and record executive Irving Azoff.
Goodbye Yellow Brick Road is the seventh studio album by Elton John, released in 1973.
GRP Records (Grusin-Rosen Productions) is a jazz record label founded by Dave Grusin and Larry Rosen in 1978.
Gulf and Western Industries, Inc., (stylized as Gulf+Western) was an American conglomerate.
Hard Promises is the fourth album by Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers released on May 5, 1981 on Backstreet Records.
Heavy metal (or simply metal) is a genre of rock music that developed in the late 1960s and early 1970s, largely in the United Kingdom.
Hot August Night is a 1972 live double album by Neil Diamond ("Hot August night" is also the opening lyric to Diamond's 1969 single "Brother Love's Travelling Salvation Show").
Hot Chocolate are a British soul band popular during the 1970s and 1980s, formed by Errol Brown and Tony Wilson.
Impulse! Records is an American jazz record company and label established by Creed Taylor in 1960.
Infinity Records was a short-lived subsidiary of MCA Records established in New York City in 1978.
Irving Azoff (born December 12, 1947) is an American entertainment executive and chairman of Full Stop Management, which represents recording artists such as the Eagles, Harry Styles, Christina Aguilera, The Go-Go's, Journey, Don Henley, Joe Walsh, Van Halen, Thirty Seconds to Mars, Steely Dan, Gwen Stefani, Lindsey Buckingham of Fleetwood Mac, Bon Jovi, Jimmy Buffett, and entertainer Chelsea Handler.
Jacksonville is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Florida and the largest city by area in the contiguous United States.
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.
Kapp Records was an independent record label started in 1954 by David Kapp, brother of Jack Kapp (who had set up American Decca Records in 1934).
London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
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.
The Los Angeles Times is a daily newspaper which has been published in Los Angeles, California since 1881.
Lynyrd Skynyrd, or informally shortened to Skynyrd, is an American rock band best known for having popularized the Southern rock genre during the 1970s.
Marvin Frederick Hamlisch (June 2, 1944August 6, 2012) was an American composer and conductor.
Mick Greenwood is an English-born singer/songwriter and producer.
Milton "Milt" Gabler (May 20, 1911 – July 20, 2001) was an American record producer, responsible for many innovations in the recording industry of the 20th century.
Motown is an American record company.
Musical theatre is a form of theatrical performance that combines songs, spoken dialogue, acting and dance.
Nazi Germany is the common English name for the period in German history from 1933 to 1945, when Germany was under the dictatorship of Adolf Hitler through the Nazi Party (NSDAP).
Neil Leslie Diamond (born January 24, 1941) is an American singer-songwriter, musician and actor.
New England is an American rock band that was mainly active from 1978–1982.
The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.
Olivia Newton-John, (born 26 September 1948) is an English-Australian singer, songwriter, actress, entrepreneur, and activist.
Organized crime is a category of transnational, national, or local groupings of highly centralized enterprises run by criminals who intend to engage in illegal activity, most commonly for money and profit.
Osibisa are a Ghanaian Afrobeat band, founded in London in 1969 by four expatriate African and three Caribbean musicians.
, formerly known as, is a Japanese multinational electronics corporation headquartered in Kadoma, Osaka, Japan.
Paramount Records was a record label started in 1969 by Paramount Pictures (then a unit of Gulf+Western) after acquiring the rights to the name from George H. Buck.
Pernod Ricard is a French company that produces distilled beverages.
Koninklijke Philips N.V. (Philips, stylized as PHILIPS) is a Dutch multinational technology company headquartered in Amsterdam currently focused in the area of healthcare.
PolyGram Entertainment is a film and TV production company owned by Universal Music Group.
The pope (papa from πάππας pappas, a child's word for "father"), also known as the supreme pontiff (from Latin pontifex maximus "greatest priest"), is the Bishop of Rome and therefore ex officio the leader of the worldwide Catholic Church.
Pope John Paul II (Ioannes Paulus II; Giovanni Paolo II; Jan Paweł II; born Karol Józef Wojtyła;; 18 May 1920 – 2 April 2005) served as Pope and sovereign of the Vatican City State from 1978 to 2005.
Progressive rock (shortened as prog; sometimes called art rock, classical rock or symphonic rock) is a broad genre of rock music that developed in the United Kingdom and United States throughout the mid to late 1960s.
Quadrophenia is the sixth studio album by the English rock band The Who, released as a double album on 26 October 1973 by Track Records.
A record label, or record company, is a brand or trademark associated with the marketing of music recordings and music videos.
Richard Palmese (born October 21, 1947) is an American music industry executive.
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),.
"Rock Around the Clock" is a rock and roll song in the 12-bar blues format written by Max C. Freedman and James E. Myers (the latter being under the pseudonym "Jimmy De Knight") in 1952.
Roy Frederick Young (20 October 1934 – 27 April 2018) was a British rock and roll singer, pianist and keyboard player.
Rupert Holmes (born David Goldstein on February 24, 1947) is a British-American composer, singer-songwriter, musician, dramatist and author.
Seagram Company Ltd. (formerly traded as Seagram's) was a Canadian multinational conglomerate formerly headquartered in Montreal, Quebec.
Second Helping is a 1974 album by Lynyrd Skynyrd.
Shelter Records was a U.S. record label started by Leon Russell and Denny Cordell that operated from 1969 to 1981.
Sidney Jay "Sid" Sheinberg (born January 14, 1935) is an American lawyer and entertainment executive.
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.
Southern rock is a subgenre of rock music and a genre of Americana.
Spyro Gyra is an American jazz fusion band that was formed in Buffalo, New York in 1974.
Stackridge were a British rock group which had its greatest success in the early 1970s.
Steely Dan is an American rock band founded by core members Walter Becker (guitars, bass, backing vocals) and Donald Fagen (keyboards, lead vocals) in 1972.
Street Survivors is the fifth studio album by Southern rock band, Lynyrd Skynyrd, released on October 17, 1977.
Sugar Hill Records was a record label specializing in hip hop music that was founded in 1979 by husband and wife Joe and Sylvia Robinson with Milton Malden and financial funding of Morris Levy, the owner of Roulette Records.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The Sting is a 1973 American caper film set in September 1936, involving a complicated plot by two professional grifters (Paul Newman and Robert Redford) to con a mob boss (Robert Shaw).
The Who are an English rock band formed in 1964.
Time is an American weekly news magazine and news website published in New York City.
TKO was a hard rock and heavy metal band from Seattle, Washington, which was active between 1977-1986.
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers (alternately Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers) were an American rock band from Gainesville, Florida.
Tony Christie (born 25 April 1943) is an English musician, singer and actor.
Track Record (a.k.a. Track Records) was founded in 1966 in London by Kit Lambert and Chris Stamp, then managers of the hard rock band The Who.
Trixter are an American hard rock band from Paramus, New Jersey.
Uni Records (short for the label's legal name Universal City Records and rendered as UNI) was a record label owned by MCA Inc..
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
Universal City is an unincorporated area within the San Fernando Valley region of Los Angeles County, California, United States.
Universal Music Enterprises (abbreviated as UME and stylized as UMe) is the catalogue division of Universal Music Group.
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.
Universal Music Group Nashville is Universal Music Group's country music subsidiary.
Universal Pictures (also known as Universal Studios) is an American film studio owned by Comcast through the Universal Filmed Entertainment Group division of its wholly owned subsidiary NBCUniversal.
Verve Records, founded in 1956 by Norman Granz, is home to the world’s largest jazz catalogue and includes recordings by artists such as Ella Fitzgerald, Nina Simone, Stan Getz and Billie Holiday, among others.
Vivendi SA is a French mass media conglomerate headquartered in Paris.
Voivod (or Voïvod) is a Canadian heavy metal band from Jonquière, Quebec.
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.
Westminster Records was an American classical music record label, issuing original recordings until 1965.
William Knoedelseder (born 1947), is an author, former Los Angeles Times business writer, television producer and news executive.
Wishbone Ash are a British rock band who achieved success in the early and mid-1970s.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
Xanadu is the soundtrack of the 1980 musical film of the same name, featuring the Australian singer Olivia Newton-John and the British group Electric Light Orchestra (ELO).
On October 20, 1977, a Convair CV-240 ran out of fuel and crashed near Gillsburg, Mississippi, USA.