CBS Records Canada Ltd.

CBS Records Canada Ltd.

Profile:
The Canadian branch of Columbia/CBS, operating under this name (and French name CBS Disques Canada Ltée) from 08 June 1976 until 14 December 1990, when it was renamed to Sony Music Entertainment (Canada) Inc. (previous name Columbia Records of Canada, Ltd. 1954-1976). Headquartered in Don Mills suburb of Toronto since 1960.
The company also operated a vinyl pressing and tape duplication plant in Don Mills, please see Columbia Records Pressing Plant, Don Mills, ON for advice on entering credits for lacquer cutting, plating, pressing and tape duplication.

NOTE: On most Canadian releases, the company name appears in both English and in French, In these cases, please credit both entities in LCCN and state in release notes where to find which version.
Some Francophone releases will only have the French name of the label on them.

Also referred to as:
- CBS Records Canada, Ltd.
- CBS Canada Ltd.
- CBS Records Of Canada, Ltd.

CBS Records Canada Ltd. / CBS Disques Canada Ltée printed date codes on their vinyl 12" releases from ca. 1977 to ca. 1989. The codes appear on the spine or in the fine print on the back cover preceding manufacturing credits. Not all releases have the date codes printed on them. The format is a letter followed by one or two digits indicating month and year as follows:

A = January
B = February
C = March
D = April
E = May
F = June
G = July
H = August
I = September
J = October
K = November
L - December

7 = 1977
8 = 1978
9 = 1979
80 = 1980
81 = 1981
82 = 1982
83 = 1983
84 = 1984
85 = 1985
86 = 1986
87 = 1987
88 = 1988
89 = 1989

In some cases there may be a space (e.g., C 82) , a slash (e.g., D/87) or a dash (e.g., K-85) between the letter and the numbers - please enter as it appears on release in the BaOI section as Other. It is helpful to enter where it appears on the release (spine or back cover) in the description field. If there is no other conflicting information on the release, it is acceptable to use the date code for the month and year of release.
Sublabels
Parent Label:
Contact Info:
1121 Leslie St.,
Don Mills
Ontario M3C 2J9
Canada
(contact info now obsolete)

Label

Releases

Status Catalog Number  Image Artist Title (Format) Label Catalog Number  Country Year Actions
1E4-3130 Kaoma - Dancando Lambada Kaoma Dancando Lambada(7", Single) Epic 1E4-3130 Canada 1989 Sell This Version
1T1-7424 George Jones (2) - Mr. Country George Jones (2) Mr. Country(Cass, Comp, Club, Dol) Picc-A-Dilly 1T1-7424 Canada 1980 Sell This Version
1T1-7726 Various - Gold & Platinum Volume Two Various Gold & Platinum Volume Two(Cass, Comp, Club, A&B) Realm Records, Realm Records 1T1-7726 Canada 1986 Sell This Version
1T1 7765 Various - Gold & Platinum Volume Three Various Gold & Platinum Volume Three(Cass, Comp, Club, Dol) Realm Records 1T1 7765 Canada 1986 Sell This Version
1T1 7773 Vince Giordano's Nighthawks* - Digital Serenade - Vince Giordano's Nighthawks Play Glenn Miler Vince Giordano's Nighthawks* Digital Serenade - Vince Giordano's Nighthawks Play Glenn Miler(Cass, Club, Dol) Realm Records 1T1 7773 Canada 1987 Sell This Version
1T1 7898 Various - Gold & Platinum Volume Five Various Gold & Platinum Volume Five(Cass, Comp, Club, RE, Dol) Realm Records 1T1 7898 Canada Unknown Sell This Version
1T2 7826 Various - Gold & Platinum - Volume Four Various Gold & Platinum - Volume Four(Cass, Comp, Club, Dol) Realm Records 1T2 7826 Canada 1988 Sell This Version
2BRX 6986 Todd Rundgren - Back To The Bars Todd Rundgren Back To The Bars(2xLP, Album) Bearsville 2BRX 6986 Canada 1978 Sell This Version
2 BSK 3277 George Benson - Livin' Inside Your Love George Benson Livin' Inside Your Love(2xLP, Album, Gat) Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. Records 2 BSK 3277 Canada 1979 Sell This Version
2 CDN 12 Various - Northern Stars Various Northern Stars(2xLP, Promo, Smplr) CBS, CBS, CBS 2 CDN 12 Canada 1979 Sell This Version
2CDN 78 Various - Give The Gift Of Music (There Is No Better Way To Wrap Up Your Feelings!) Various Give The Gift Of Music (There Is No Better Way To Wrap Up Your Feelings!)(2xLP, Album, Promo, Smplr) CBS 2CDN 78 Canada 1982 Sell This Version
2CDN-89 Various - CBS The Music Sampler Various CBS The Music Sampler(2xLP, Comp, Promo, Smplr) CBS 2CDN-89 Canada 1983 Sell This Version
2CDN-112 Various - CBS The Music Sampler -  Volume 2 Various CBS The Music Sampler - Volume 2(2xLP, Promo, Smplr) CBS 2CDN-112 Canada 1983 Sell This Version
2CDN-127 Various - Santa's Hit List - Gift of Music Sampler Various Santa's Hit List - Gift of Music Sampler(2xLP, Promo, Smplr) CBS 2CDN-127 Canada 1983 Sell This Version
2CDN-186 Various - Now Playing, Vol. II Various Now Playing, Vol. II(2xLP, Comp, Promo, Smplr) CBS Records Canada Ltd. 2CDN-186 Canada 1985 Sell This Version
2CDN-190 Gowan - Inside Strange Animal Gowan Inside Strange Animal(2xLP, Album, Promo) Columbia 2CDN-190 Canada 1985 Sell This Version
2CDN-390 Pink Floyd - A Momentary Lapse Of Reason - An Insight Into Pink Floyd Pink Floyd A Momentary Lapse Of Reason - An Insight Into Pink Floyd(LP, Promo + LP, Album) Columbia 2CDN-390 Canada 1987 Sell This Version
2CDNT 89 Various - CBS The Music Sampler Various CBS The Music Sampler (Cass, Comp) CBS 2CDNT 89 Canada 1983 Sell This Version
2DJTN - 38 Murray McLauchlan - Live At The Orpheum Murray McLauchlan Live At The Orpheum(2xLP, Album, Promo, Transcription) True North, True North, Columbia, Columbia 2DJTN - 38 Canada 1979 Sell This Version
2SS 200 Led Zeppelin - Physical Graffiti Led Zeppelin Physical Graffiti(2xLP, Album, RE, CR) Swan Song 2SS 200 Canada Unknown Sell This Version
2Z8-2276 The Isley Brothers - Take Me To The Next Phase (Part 1&2) / Tell Me When You Need It Again (Part 1&2) The Isley Brothers Take Me To The Next Phase (Part 1&2) / Tell Me When You Need It Again (Part 1&2)(12", Single) T-Neck 2Z8-2276 Canada 1978 Sell This Version
2Z8 2283 The Isley Brothers - I Wanna Be With You The Isley Brothers I Wanna Be With You(12", Maxi) T-Neck 2Z8 2283 Canada 1979 Sell This Version
2Z8 2773 Dan Hartman - Instant Replay Dan Hartman Instant Replay(12", Single) Epic, Blue Sky 2Z8 2773 Canada 1978 Sell This Version
2Z8 3671 Edwin Birdsong - Phiss-Phizz / Goldmine Edwin Birdsong Phiss-Phizz / Goldmine(12", Single) Philadelphia International Records 2Z8 3671 Canada 1979 Sell This Version
2Z8 3679 The Force (8) - Rock Your Baby The Force (8) Rock Your Baby(12", Single) Philadelphia International Records 2Z8 3679 Canada 1979 Sell This Version
2Z8 3682 The Jones Girls - You Gonna Make Me Love Somebody Else / Who Can I Run To The Jones Girls You Gonna Make Me Love Somebody Else / Who Can I Run To(12", Single) Philadelphia International Records 2Z8 3682 Canada 1979 Sell This Version
2Z8 3692 Dexter Wansel - I'll Never Forget (My Favorite Disco) Dexter Wansel I'll Never Forget (My Favorite Disco)(12", Single) Philadelphia International Records 2Z8 3692 Canada 1979 Sell This Version
2Z8 3697 Frantique - Strut Your Funky Stuff Frantique Strut Your Funky Stuff(12", Single) Philadelphia International Records 2Z8 3697 Canada 1979 Sell This Version
2Z8 4282 Sarah Dash - (Come And Take This) Candy From Your Baby Sarah Dash (Come And Take This) Candy From Your Baby(12") Kirshner 2Z8 4282 Canada 1978 Sell This Version
2Z8 9028 The Beach Boys - Here Comes The Night The Beach Boys Here Comes The Night (Single) 2Z8 9028 Canada 1979 Sell This Version
4A-8601 Barry Manilow - Greatest Hits Barry Manilow Greatest Hits (Comp) 4A-8601 Canada 1978 Sell This Version
4AE-34492 Poulenc* - Georges Prêtre / Aimée Van De Wiele / Rosanna Carteri / French National Radio Chorus* / Paris Conservatoire* & French National Radio Orchestras* - Concert Champêtre / Les Biches - Suite / Gloria Poulenc* - Georges Prêtre / Aimée Van De Wiele / Rosanna Carteri / French National Radio Chorus* / Paris Conservatoire* & French National Radio Orchestras* Poulenc* - Georges Prêtre / Aimée Van De Wiele / Rosanna Carteri / French National Radio Chorus* / Paris Conservatoire* & French National Radio Orchestras* - Concert Champêtre / Les Biches - Suite / Gloria(Cass) EMI Eminence, Angel Records 4AE-34492 Canada 1986 Sell This Version
4AN-1-1038 Rush - Signals Rush Signals (Album) 4AN-1-1038 Canada 1982 Sell This Version
4AN-11051 Rush - Hold Your Fire Rush Hold Your Fire(Cass, Album, Club, Dol) Anthem (5), Anthem (5) 4AN-11051 Canada Unknown Sell This Version
4CSS 1701 Offenbach Avec Le Vic Vogel Big Band* - En Fusion Offenbach Avec Le Vic Vogel Big Band* Offenbach Avec Le Vic Vogel Big Band* - En Fusion(Cass, Album, Sys) Spectra Scène 4CSS 1701 Canada 1980 Sell This Version
4L0-551143 Kenny Rogers - We've Got Tonight Kenny Rogers We've Got Tonight (Album) 4L0-551143 Canada 1983 Sell This Version
4LO-500934 Kenny Rogers The Gambler (Album) 4LO-500934 Canada Unknown Sell This Version
4LOO-501035 Kenny Rogers - Gideon Kenny Rogers Gideon(Cass, Album, Club, Dol) United Artists Records 4LOO-501035 Canada 1980 Sell This Version
4LT-506269 Ferrante & Teicher - Golden Piano Hits Ferrante & Teicher Golden Piano Hits (Album) 4LT-506269 Canada Unknown Sell This Version
4LV-551152 Kenny Rogers - Twenty Greatest Hits Kenny Rogers Twenty Greatest Hits (Comp) 4LV-551152 Canada 1983 Sell This Version
4N-516036 Nat King Cole - The Best Of Nat King Cole Nat King Cole The Best Of Nat King Cole(Cass, Comp, Club, RE, Bla) Capitol Records 4N-516036 Canada Unknown Sell This Version
4N-516296 The Band - The Band The Band The Band(Cass, Album, Club, RE, Dol) Capitol Records 4N-516296 Canada Unknown Sell This Version
4N-516331 The Band - The Best Of The Band The Band The Best Of The Band (Comp) 4N-516331 Canada Unknown Sell This Version
4N-516335 Glen Campbell - The Best Of Glen Campbell Glen Campbell The Best Of Glen Campbell(Cass, Comp, Club) Capitol Records 4N-516335 Canada 1976 Sell This Version
4PJ-517267 David Bowie - Never Let Me Down David Bowie Never Let Me Down(Cass, Album, Club, Bla) EMI America 4PJ-517267 Canada 1987 Sell This Version
4PW-517231 Dan Seals - On The Front Line Dan Seals On The Front Line (Cass, Album, Club, Dol) EMI America, EMI America 4PW-517231 Canada 1986 Sell This Version
4TS-22004 The Hollies - 4 Play The Hollies 4 Play(7", EP, Comp) Epic 4TS-22004 Canada 1987 Sell This Version
4TS-22007 Boston - 4 Play Boston 4 Play(7") Epic 4TS-22007 Canada 1987 Sell This Version
4TS-22011 Toto - 4 Play Toto 4 Play(7", Comp) CBS Records Canada Ltd. 4TS-22011 Canada 1987 Sell This Version
4TS-22014 Michael Jackson - 4 Play Michael Jackson 4 Play(7") CBS 4TS-22014 Canada 1987 Sell This Version
4TS-22015 Boz Scaggs - 4 Play Boz Scaggs 4 Play(7") Columbia 4TS-22015 Canada 1987 Sell This Version
4TS-22018 Bob Dylan - 4 Play Bob Dylan 4 Play(7") Columbia 4TS-22018 Canada 1987 Sell This Version
4TS-22023 Journey - 4 Play Journey 4 Play(7") Columbia 4TS-22023 Canada 1987 Sell This Version
4TST-22001 Burton Cummings - 4 Play Burton Cummings 4 Play(Cass, EP, CrO) Portrait 4TST-22001 Canada 1987 Sell This Version
4TST-22002 The Byrds - 4 Play The Byrds 4 Play(Cass, Dol) Columbia 4TST-22002 Canada 1987 Sell This Version
4TST-22004 The Hollies - 4 Play The Hollies 4 Play(Cass, Comp, CrO) Epic 4TST-22004 Canada 1987 Sell This Version
4TST-22006 Santana - 4 Play Santana 4 Play(Cass, Dol) Columbia 4TST-22006 Canada 1987 Sell This Version
4TST-22010 Journey - 4 Play Journey 4 Play(Cass, CrO) Columbia 4TST-22010 Canada 1987 Sell This Version
4TST-22014 Michael Jackson - 4 Play Michael Jackson 4 Play(Cass) CBS 4TST-22014 Canada 1987 Sell This Version
4TST-22016 Platinum Blonde - 4 Play Platinum Blonde 4 Play(Cass) CBS 4TST-22016 Canada 1987 Sell This Version
4X0-517052 Kim Carnes - Mistaken Identity Kim Carnes Mistaken Identity (Album) 4X0-517052 Canada 1981 Sell This Version
4X0 517078 Kim Carnes - Voyeur Kim Carnes Voyeur(Cass, Album, Club, Dol) EMI America 4X0 517078 Canada 1982 Sell This Version
4X0-517093 David Bowie - Let's Dance David Bowie Let's Dance(Cass, Album, Club, RE, Dol) EMI America 4X0-517093 Canada Unknown Sell This Version
4XAS-512476 Queen - A Kind Of Magic Queen A Kind Of Magic(Cass, Album, Club, Dol) Capitol Records, Capitol Records 4XAS-512476 Canada 1986 Sell This Version
4XJ-512353 Juice Newton - Greatest Hits Juice Newton Greatest Hits(Cass, Comp, Club, RE, Dol) Capitol Records, Capitol Records 4XJ-512353 Canada Unknown Sell This Version
4XJ-512361 Billy Squier - Signs Of Life Billy Squier Signs Of Life (Album) 4XJ-512361 Canada 1984 Sell This Version
4XJ-512413 John Barry - A View To A Kill (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) John Barry A View To A Kill (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)(Cass, Album, Club, Dol) Capitol Records 4XJ-512413 Canada 1985 Sell This Version
4XJ 512466 Anne Murray - Something To Talk About Anne Murray Something To Talk About(Cass, Album, Club, Dol) Capitol Records 4XJ 512466 Canada 1986 Sell This Version
4XL-509331 Frank Mills - Rondo Frank Mills Rondo(Cass, Album, Club, Dol) Capitol Records 4XL-509331 Canada 1982 Sell This Version
4XO-517106 Kim Carnes - Café Racers Kim Carnes Café Racers(Cass, Album, Club, Dol) EMI America 4XO-517106 Canada 1983 Sell This Version
4XOO-511954 Little River Band - First Under The Wire Little River Band First Under The Wire(Cass, Album, Club, Dol) Capitol Records, Capitol Records 4XOO-511954 Canada 1979 Sell This Version
4XQ 512500 Heart - Dreamboat Annie Heart Dreamboat Annie(Cass, Album, Club, RE, Dol) Capitol Records, Starline 4XQ 512500 Canada Unknown Sell This Version
4XT-17006 The J. Geils Band - Sanctuary The J. Geils Band Sanctuary (Album) 4XT-17006 Canada Unknown Sell This Version
4XT 502706 The Beach Boys - Best Of The Beach Boys, Vol. 2 The Beach Boys Best Of The Beach Boys, Vol. 2(Cass, Comp, Club, RE, Dol) Capitol Records 4XT 502706 Canada Unknown Sell This Version
4XT 511467 Helen Reddy - Helen Reddy's Greatest Hits Helen Reddy Helen Reddy's Greatest Hits(Cass, Comp, Club) Capitol Records 4XT 511467 Canada Unknown Sell This Version
4XT 511557 Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band* - Night Moves Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band* Night Moves(Cass, Album, Club, Dol) Capitol Records 4XT 511557 Canada Unknown Sell This Version
4XT-511663 Bob Welch - French Kiss Bob Welch French Kiss(Cass, Album, Club, Dol) Capitol Records 4XT-511663 Canada 1977 Sell This Version
4XT-512217 Billy Squier - Emotions In Motion Billy Squier Emotions In Motion(Cass, Album, Club, Gra) Capitol Records, Capitol Records 4XT-512217 Canada 1982 Sell This Version
4XT 512247 Little River Band - Greatest Hits Little River Band Greatest Hits (Comp) 4XT 512247 Canada 1982 Sell This Version
4XT-512301 Anne Murray - A Little Good News Anne Murray A Little Good News (Album) 4XT-512301 Canada 1983 Sell This Version
4XT-512314 Re-Flex (2) - The Politics Of Dancing Re-Flex (2) The Politics Of Dancing (Album) 4XT-512314 Canada 1983 Sell This Version
4XT-512328 Sherry Kean - People Talk Sherry Kean People Talk(Cass, Album, Club, Dol) Capitol Records 4XT-512328 Canada 1984 Sell This Version
4XT-512330 Tina Turner - Private Dancer Tina Turner Private Dancer (Album) 4XT-512330 Canada 1984 Sell This Version
4XT-512388 Frank Mills - Music Box Dancer Frank Mills Music Box Dancer (Comp) 4XT-512388 Canada 1983 Sell This Version
4XT-512394 Joe Cocker - Cocker Joe Cocker Cocker(Cass, Album, Club, Dol) Capitol Records 4XT-512394 Canada 1986 Sell This Version
4XT-512404 Freddie Jackson - Rock Me Tonight Freddie Jackson Rock Me Tonight(Cass, Album, Club, Dol) Capitol Records 4XT-512404 Canada 1985 Sell This Version
4XT 512410 Heart - Heart Heart Heart (Album) 4XT 512410 Canada 1985 Sell This Version
4XT-512421 Frank Mills - Traveler Frank Mills Traveler(Cass, Album, Club, Dol) Capitol Records, Capitol Records 4XT-512421 Canada 1985 Sell This Version
4XT-512484 Tom Cochrane And Red Rider - Tom Cochrane And Red Rider Tom Cochrane And Red Rider Tom Cochrane And Red Rider - Tom Cochrane And Red Rider (Album) 4XT-512484 Canada 1986 Sell This Version
4XT-512528 Mel McDaniel - Just Can't Sit Down Music Mel McDaniel Just Can't Sit Down Music(Cass, Album, Club, Dol) Capitol Records 4XT-512528 Canada 1986 Sell This Version
4XT-512562 Anne Murray - Harmony Anne Murray Harmony(Cass, Album, Club, Dol) Capitol Records, Capitol Records 4XT-512562 Canada 1987 Sell This Version
4XT-517070 Stray Cats - Built For Speed Stray Cats Built For Speed (Album) 4XT-517070 Canada 1982 Sell This Version
4XT-517171 Kate Bush - Hounds Of Love Kate Bush Hounds Of Love(Cass, Album, Club) EMI America 4XT-517171 Canada 1985 Sell This Version
4XVV-11531 Merle Haggard And The Strangers (5) Merle Haggard And The Strangers (5) - Songs I'll Always Sing(Cass, Comp) Capitol Records 4XVV-11531 Canada 1977 Sell This Version
4XVV-511523 Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band* - Live Bullet Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band* Live Bullet(Cass, Album, Club, RE) Capitol Records 4XVV-511523 Canada Unknown Sell This Version
4XW-517004 Kim Carnes - St Vincent's Court Kim Carnes St Vincent's Court(Cass, Album, Club, Dol) EMI America 4XW-517004 Canada 1979 Sell This Version
4Z8-2778 Dan Hartman - Hands Down Dan Hartman Hands Down(12") Epic, Blue Sky 4Z8-2778 Canada 1979 Sell This Version
4Z8 2790 Dan Hartman - Vertigo / Relight My Fire Dan Hartman Vertigo / Relight My Fire(12") Epic, Blue Sky 4Z8 2790 Canada 1979 Sell This Version
4Z8 3698 Teddy Pendergrass - If You Know Like I Know / Turn Off The Lights Teddy Pendergrass If You Know Like I Know / Turn Off The Lights(12", Single) Philadelphia International Records 4Z8 3698 Canada 1979 Sell This Version
4Z8 6401 Barbara Law - Take All Of Me / Can You Read My Mind Barbara Law Take All Of Me / Can You Read My Mind(12") Epic 4Z8 6401 Canada 1979 Sell This Version