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Blue Star

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French jazz label founded in 1945 by Eddie Barclay.
Ended in 1956 after his full integration in the Barclay label (since 1954).
The jazz catalogue was reactivited around 1975, thanks to reissues and also new jazz and blues recordings.

#Cat (General Catalog 1952) :
BS 1 to BS 999 - 78 RPM - Label : Blue
BS 8001 to 8999 - 45 RPM - Label : Blue
BS 6801 to 6999 - 33 RPM ⅓ - Label : Blue

Label Evolution:
1. Dark Blue / Gold : 1945-1949?
2. Clear Blue : 1950?-1953?
3. Silver : 1954?-1956

Most of vinyl releases were packed in imported US sleeves, with often a stamp on it for the Blue Star catalog number.

Parent Label:Barclay
Sublabels:Circle Séries, House Of Jazz (2), Norman Granz Jazz, Norman Granz Presents Jazz At The Philharmonic (Blue Star), Série Be Bop Style, Série Dixieland, Série Gotham, Série Hot Jazz, Série New Stars, Super Serie Jazz 1951
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