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Sam Records

Profile:

Disco label founded in 1975 by Sam Weiss (2).
** Shown on the label as: Sam (without "Records").
The label was dormant between 1983 and 1989 when it was revived by Sam's son Mike Weiss.
Mike went on to establish Nervous Records in 1991 following advice from Frankie Crocker to create a label that reflected his own identity.
Vinyl reissues in the 2000s have been via Kay-Dee Records and Above Board Distribution.
See also SAM Productions.

SAM Records was one of the labels at the forefront of the Disco Genre when the format was at its creative peak. This was the late 70’s and early 80’s, when the producers and artists involved were all using top notch professional recording studios with live instrumentation and their focus was on songs and rhythms that would make the dance floor move. Sam Weiss the founder of SAM was involved with various aspects of the music industry in addition to his role running the label, but the Sam Records imprint was his greatest passion.

History of ownership:
1975-1991: Sam Records, Inc.
1992-1994: Max Entertainment, Inc.
1994-present: Nervous, Inc.

Parent Label:Nervous, Inc.
Contact Info:

1976-1979:
41-43 39th Street
Long Island City, New York, N.Y. 11104

39th St. 43rd Ave.
Long Island City, NY 11104
USA

1980-1982:
45-50 38th St.
Long Island City, NY 11101
USA

1982-1983:
1501 Broadway
New York, NY 10036
USA

1989-1992:
76-05 51st Ave.
Elmhurst, NY 11373
USA

1992-2000:
1501 Broadway
Suite 1314B
New York, NY 10036
USA

2000-present:
16th Floor, 363 Seventh Ave.
New York, NY 10001
USA

Links:disco-disco.com

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