Capitol Records Pressing Plant, Winchester

Capitol Records Pressing Plant, Winchester

Profile:
Began Production in 1969
Capitol Records Distribution Corporation announced in 1968 the purchasing of land in Winchester, Va for a new record and tape production plant. The Winchester plant began construction in 1968 and production in 1969. The plant initially had a workforce of 250 people. This plant complemented the other existing manufacturing facilities of Capitol in Scranton, Jacksonville and Los Angeles.
In 1969 Capitol Records Pressing Plant, Scranton begain phasing out their vinyl manuacturing in favor of the new Winchester plant.

The identifiable runout marking is a “Winchester” rifle:
─◁ (examples here of more cryptic variations )
Additional & Complementary identifiers for Warner Bros. releases that were pressed by Capitol had the following codes on the lacquer numbers;
(The "W" in the 2nd position indicates "Warner")
- WW - for Winchester Plant
- JW - for Jacksonville Plant
- LW - for Los Angeles Plant
Sites:
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Label


Cat#  Artist Title (Format) Label Cat#  Country Year
─◃ The Beatles The Beatles' Story(2xLP, RP, Gat) Capitol Records, Capitol Records ─◃ US 1969 Sell This Version
—◁ The Beatles Beatles '65(LP, Album, RP) Apple Records, Capitol Records —◁ US 1971 Sell This Version
1 C 006-92 572 The 8th Day She's Not Just Another Woman(7") Invictus 1 C 006-92 572 Germany 1971 Sell This Version
1C 244-05 492 Ringo Starr Ringo(Cass, Album) Apple Records 1C 244-05 492 Germany 1973 Sell This Version
2 BR 6952 Todd Rundgren Todd(2xLP, Album) Bearsville 2 BR 6952 US 1974 Sell This Version
2BS 2760 Van Morrison It's Too Late To Stop Now(2xLP, Album) Warner Bros. Records 2BS 2760 US 1974 Sell This Version
2BSK 3257 John Williams (4) Superman The Movie (Original Sound Track)(2xLP, Album) Warner Bros. Records 2BSK 3257 US 1978 Sell This Version
2BSK 3538 Little Feat Hoy-Hoy!(2xLP, Album) Warner Bros. Records 2BSK 3538 US 1981 Sell This Version
2BSK 3654 Simon & Garfunkel The Concert In Central Park (Album) 2BSK 3654 US 1982 Sell This Version
2 CP 0185 Elvin Bishop Raisin' Hell(2xLP, Album, Gat) Capricorn Records, Capricorn Records, Capricorn Records 2 CP 0185 US 1977 Sell This Version
2D 2290 Zappa* Zappa In New York (Album) 2D 2290 US 1978 Sell This Version
2HS 3350 Fleetwood Mac Tusk(2xLP, Album) Warner Bros. Records 2HS 3350 US 1979 Sell This Version
2LS 2939 Commander Cody And His Lost Planet Airmen We've Got A Live One Here(2xLP, Album, Gat) Warner Bros. Records 2LS 2939 US 1976 Sell This Version
2MS 2024 The Mothers Of Invention* Uncle Meat(2xLP, Album, RE, Gat) Reprise Records 2MS 2024 US 1974 Sell This Version
2MS 2027 Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band* Trout Mask Replica(2xLP, Album, RE, Win) Reprise Records 2MS 2027 US 1977 Sell This Version
2R 2214 Pete Seeger & Arlo Guthrie Pete Seeger & Arlo Guthrie - Pete Seeger & Arlo Guthrie Together In Concert(2xLP, Album, RP) Warner Bros. Records 2R 2214 US Unknown Sell This Version
2RS 2237 Gordon Lightfoot Gord's Gold (Album, Comp) 2RS 2237 US 1975 Sell This Version
2 RS 6307 The Jimi Hendrix Experience Electric Ladyland (Album) 2 RS 6307 US 1975 Sell This Version
2RX 2296 Neil Young & Crazy Horse Live Rust (Album) 2RX 2296 US 1979 Sell This Version
2SR 3590 Talking Heads The Name Of This Band Is Talking Heads(2xLP, Album) Sire 2SR 3590 US 1982 Sell This Version
2WS 1830 The Grateful Dead Live/Dead (Album) 2WS 1830 US 1973 Sell This Version
2WS 2701 Deep Purple Made In Japan(2xLP, Album, RE, Gat) Warner Bros. Records 2WS 2701 US 1975 Sell This Version
2XS 6332 Wild Man Fischer An Evening With Wild Man Fischer(2xLP, Album, RP) Reprise Records, Bizarre Records, Reprise Records 2XS 6332 US 1974 Sell This Version
3C 064-85737 The J. Geils Band Sanctuary.(LP, Album) EMI America 3C 064-85737 Italy 1979 Sell This Version
3FS 2300 Frank Sinatra Trilogy: Past, Present & Future(3xLP, Album) Reprise Records 3FS 2300 US 1980 Sell This Version
3RS 2257 Neil Young Decade(3xLP, Comp, Tri) Reprise Records 3RS 2257 US 1976 Sell This Version
3WS 3146 The Band The Last Waltz(3xLP, Album) Warner Bros. Records 3WS 3146 US 1978 Sell This Version
4XT-17171 Kate Bush Hounds Of Love(Cass, Album, CW,) EMI America 4XT-17171 US 1985 Sell This Version
8XW 853 Grand Funk Railroad E Pluribus Funk(8-Trk, Album) Capitol Records 8XW 853 US 1971 Sell This Version
—◁ 12 The Beatles Yesterday And Today(LP, RE, Gre) Capitol Records, Capitol Records —◁ 12 US 1969 Sell This Version
1050 The Markley Band Sunrise(7", Single) Accord (2) 1050 US 1980 Sell This Version
1601TF Smokey Robinson Tell Me Tomorrow - Part I & Part II(7", Single) Tamla 1601TF US 1981 Sell This Version
1822 Badfinger No Matter What(7", Single) Apple Records 1822 US 1970 Sell This Version
1826 Billy Preston My Sweet Lord / Little Girl(7", Single) Apple Records 1826 US 1970 Sell This Version
1827 John Lennon, Plastic Ono Band* John Lennon, Plastic Ono Band* - Mother(7", Single, Mono, RE) Apple Records 1827 US 1971 Sell This Version
1828 George Harrison What Is Life(7", Single) Apple Records 1828 US 1971 Sell This Version
1829 Paul McCartney Another Day(7", Single) Apple Records 1829 US 1971 Sell This Version
1831 Ringo Starr It Don't Come Easy(7", Single) Apple Records 1831 US 1971 Sell This Version
1832 Ronnie Spector Try Some, Buy Some / Tandoori Chicken(7", Single) Apple Records 1832 US 1971 Sell This Version
1837 Paul & Linda McCartney Uncle Albert / Admiral Halsey (Single) 1837 US 1971 Sell This Version
1840 John Lennon, Plastic Ono Band* John Lennon, Plastic Ono Band* - Imagine (Single) 1840 US 1978 Sell This Version
1857 Wings (2) Hi, Hi, Hi / C Moon(7", Single) Apple Records 1857 US 1972 Sell This Version
1861 Paul McCartney & Wings* My Love(7") Apple Records 1861 US 1973 Sell This Version
1862 George Harrison Give Me Love (Give Me Peace On Earth)(7", Single) Apple Records 1862 US 1973 Sell This Version
1868 John Lennon Mind Games(7", Single) Apple Records 1868 US 1973 Sell This Version
1870 Ringo* You're Sixteen(7") Apple Records 1870 US 1973 Sell This Version
1871 Paul McCartney & Wings* Jet(7", Single) Apple Records 1871 US 1973 Sell This Version
1872 Ringo Starr Oh My My(7", Single) Apple Records 1872 US 1973 Sell This Version
1873 Paul McCartney & Wings* Band On The Run(7", Single) Apple Records 1873 US 1973 Sell This Version
1874 John Lennon With The Plastic Ono Nuclear Band* John Lennon With The Plastic Ono Nuclear Band* - Whatever Gets You Thru The Night(7", Single) Apple Records 1874 US 1974 Sell This Version
1877 George Harrison Dark Horse(7", Single) Apple Records 1877 US 1974 Sell This Version
2029 Otis Redding / The Jimi Hendrix Experience Otis Redding / The Jimi Hendrix Experience - Historic Performances Recorded At The Monterey International Pop Festival(LP, Comp, RE) Reprise Records, Reprise Records 2029 US 1979 Sell This Version
2138 The Beatles Lady Madonna(7", Single, RE) Capitol Records 2138 US 1978 Sell This Version
2276 The Beatles Hey Jude(7", Single, RE) Capitol Records 2276 US 1976 Sell This Version
2654 The Beatles Something / Come Together(7", Single, RE) Capitol Records 2654 US 1983 Sell This Version
2738 Anne Murray Snowbird(7", Single) Capitol Records 2738 US 1970 Sell This Version
2995 George Harrison My Sweet Lord / Isn't It A Pity(7", Single) Apple Records 2995 US 1970 Sell This Version
3009 Bloodrock D.O.A.(7", Single) Capitol Records 3009 US 1970 Sell This Version
3086 The Fortunes Here Comes That Rainy Day Feeling Again(7", Single) Capitol Records 3086 US 1971 Sell This Version
3094 Sovereign Collection Mozart 40(7", Single) Capitol Records 3094 US 1971 Sell This Version
3160 Grand Funk Railroad Gimme Shelter(7", Single) Capitol Records 3160 US 1971 Sell This Version
3231 Helen Reddy No Sad Song(7", Single) Capitol Records 3231 US 1972 Sell This Version
3236 Red Simpson I'm A Truck(7", Single, Mono) Capitol Records 3236 US 1974 Sell This Version
3255 Grand Funk Railroad Footstompin' Music (Single) 3255 US 1971 Sell This Version
3298 Red Simpson Country Western Truck Drivin' Singer(7", Single) Capitol Records 3298 US Unknown Sell This Version
3316 Grand Funk Railroad Upsetter / No Lies(7", Single) Capitol Records 3316 US 1972 Sell This Version
3340 Rick Springfield Speak To The Sky / Why?(7") Capitol Records 3340 US 1972 Sell This Version
3348 Raspberries Go All The Way / With You In My Life(7", Single) Capitol Records 3348 US 1972 Sell This Version
3350 Helen Reddy I Am Woman (Single) 3350 US 1972 Sell This Version
3350 Helen Reddy I Am Woman(7", Single) Capitol Records 3350 US 1972 Sell This Version
3452 Edward Bear Last Song(7", Single) Capitol Records 3452 US 1972 Sell This Version
3473 Raspberries I Wanna Be With You / Goin' Nowhere Tonight(7", Single) Capitol Records 3473 US 1972 Sell This Version
3511 Skylark (3) Wildflower(7", Single) Capitol Records 3511 US 1973 Sell This Version
3527 Helen Reddy What Would They Say / Peaceful(7", Single) Capitol Records 3527 US 1972 Sell This Version
3581 Edward Bear Close Your Eyes(7", Single) Capitol Records 3581 US 1973 Sell This Version
3609 Pink Floyd Money(7", Single) Harvest 3609 US 1973 Sell This Version
3627 Blue Swede Hooked On A Feeling(7", Single) EMI 3627 US 1973 Sell This Version
3641 Merle Haggard And The Strangers Everybody's Had The Blues / Nobody Knows I'm Hurtin'(7") Capitol Records 3641 US 1973 Sell This Version
3645 Helen Reddy Delta Dawn / If We Could Still Be Friends 3645 US 1973 Sell This Version
3765 Raspberries, The* I'm A Rocker(7", Single) Capitol Records 3765 US 1973 Sell This Version
3768 Helen Reddy Leave Me Alone (Ruby Red Dress) / The Old Fashioned Way(7", Single) Capitol Records 3768 US 1973 Sell This Version
3840 Grand Funk* The Loco-Motion(7", Single) Capitol Records 3840 US 1974 Sell This Version
3845 Helen Reddy Keep On Singing / You're My Home(7") Capitol Records 3845 US 1974 Sell This Version
3895 Andy Kim Rock Me Gently(7", Single) Capitol Records 3895 US 1974 Sell This Version
3897 Helen Reddy You And Me Against The World / Love Song For Jeffrey(7") Capitol Records 3897 US 1974 Sell This Version
3953 Walt Disney Presents Winnie The Pooh And The Blustery Day (Album) 3953 US 1967 Sell This Version
3972 Helen Reddy Angie Baby(7", Single) Capitol Records 3972 US 1974 Sell This Version
3992 Pilot Magic(7", Single, 1st) EMI 3992 US 1974 Sell This Version
4021 Helen Reddy Emotion / I've Been Wanting You So Long(7", Mono) Capitol Records 4021 US 1974 Sell This Version
4055 Sweet* Ballroom Blitz(7", Single) Capitol Records 4055 US 1974 Sell This Version
4095 Glen Campbell Rhinestone Cowboy(7", Single) Capitol Records 4095 US 1975 Sell This Version
4111 Tavares It Only Takes A Minute(7", Single) Capitol Records, Haven Records 4111 US 1975 Sell This Version
4128 Helen Reddy Ain't No Way To Treat A Lady(7") Capitol Records 4128 US 1975 Sell This Version
4134 Al Martino Volare(7", Single) Capitol Records 4134 US 1975 Sell This Version
4157 Sweet* Fox On The Run / Burn On The Flame (Single) 4157 US 1975 Sell This Version
4175 Wings (2) Venus And Mars Rock Show(7", Single) Capitol Records, MPL (2) 4175 US 1975 Sell This Version
4179 Sylvers* Boogie Fever(7", Single) Capitol Records 4179 US 1975 Sell This Version
4192 Helen Reddy Somewhere In The Night / Ten To Eight(7", Single) Capitol Records 4192 US 1975 Sell This Version
4253 Willie Bobo Funky Sneakers(7", Single) Capitol Records 4253 US 1976 Sell This Version
4256 Wings (2) Silly Love Songs(7", Single) Capitol Records, MPL (2) 4256 US 1976 Sell This Version

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Gelid

Gelid

November 9, 2014
Why would Madonna's debut album be pressed at Capitol's Winchester, VA plant? Madonna was on Sire Records, which was owned by Warner Brothers at the time. Just wondering...