Warner Communications Inc.

Warner Communications Inc.

Profile:
Also appears as Warner Communications, Inc.
American music and record company umbrella founded out of Kinney National Service Inc. and renamed to Warner Communications Inc. in early 1972.
Please determine the correct term on the release:
A Division Of Warner Communications Inc. usually appears on releases from Elektra-based labels like Elektra, Nonesuch, Asylum Records, while
A Warner Communications Company usually appears on releases from the other umbrella labels Warner Bros. Records, Atlantic, and the WEA International Inc. branches.

History:
July 1969 Kinney National Service Inc. acquires Warner Bros. - Seven Arts Records.
U.K. branch Warner Bros. - Seven Arts Records Ltd. established.
July 1970 Kinney National Service Inc. buys Elektra.
October 1970 Record distributorship in Cleveland opened.
Australian branch Warner Bros. Records (Pty) Ltd. established.
November 1970 Nesuhi Ertegun will be director of newly created international record department Kinney Record Group International (Kinney Music International as licenscee) with Phil Rose as managing director.
Japanese subdiary Warner Bros.-Pioneer Corporation established.
February 1971 Share-holders voted to change the name of the company from Kinney National Service Inc. to Kinney Services Inc.
July 1971 The Warner-Elektra-Atlantic-distributing corporation (W-E-A) has been set up by Kinney Services Inc., but it will take one more years till the international department and the branches will be renamed officially to WEA.
1971 German branch Kinney Music GmbH and french branch Kinney Filipacchi Music S.A. established,
UK branch renamed to Kinney Music Ltd., canadian branch to Kinney Music Of Canada, Ltd. and australian branch to Kinney Music (Pty) Limited.
February 1972 Kinney Services Inc. renamed to Warner Communications Inc.
1972 Reflecting of the initials of the parent record companies, Warner Bros. Records, Elektra and Atlantic, Kinney Music International will be called WEA International Inc..
Similar name changes will be undertaken for WEA’s subdiary companies.
1972 All international branches were officially renamed
Kinney Music Ltd. to WEA Records Ltd.,
Kinney Filipacchi Music S.A. to WEA Filipacchi Music S.A.,
Kinney Music Of Canada, Ltd. to WEA Music Of Canada, Ltd. and
Kinney Music (Pty) Limited to WEA Records Pty. Limited
Januar 1973 German branch was the last to be renamed from Kinney Music GmbH to WEA Musik GmbH
August 1973 The Elektra & Asylum Records labels were combined to form the companies Elektra/Asylum Records and Elektra/Asylum/Nonesuch Records.
June 1974 The Company began employing the 1974-designed Saul Bass 'W' logo on releases, later to become the umbrella brand identity for the Warner Music Group
Sublabels
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Label


Cat#  Artist Title (Format) Label Cat#  Country Year
Missy Misdemeanor Elliott* Featuring 702 And Magoo (3) Missy Misdemeanor Elliott* Featuring 702 And Magoo (3) - Beep Me 911(CD, Single) Warner Music Australia Australia 1998 Sell This Version
2FD5-90002 Various Urban Cowboy (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)(Cass, Comp, Dol) Asylum Records, Full Moon 2FD5-90002 Canada 1980 Sell This Version
5C-5507 The Cars Candy-O(Cass, Album) Elektra 5C-5507 US 1979 Sell This Version
5C-5514 The Cars Panorama(Cass, Album) Elektra 5C-5514 US 1980 Sell This Version
5C-5515 The Doors Greatest Hits(Cass, Comp, RM) Elektra 5C-5515 US 1980 Sell This Version
5C5-542 Tompall And The Glaser Brothers* Lovin' Her Was Easier(Cass, Album, Club, Dol) Elektra 5C5-542 US 1981 Sell This Version
5C5 515, 5C-5515 The Doors Greatest Hits(Cass, Comp, RM) Elektra 5C5 515, 5C-5515 US 1980 Sell This Version
5E-503 Various The Soundtrack Music From Clint Eastwood's Every Which Way But Loose(LP, Comp, RE, Gat) Elektra 5E-503 US Unknown Sell This Version
5E-505 Joni Mitchell Mingus(LP, Album, Promo, Gat) Asylum Records 5E-505 US 1979 Sell This Version
5E-513 Queen The Game(LP, Album, Foi) Elektra 5E-513 US 1980 Sell This Version
5E-514-2 The Cars Panorama(HDCD, Album, RE) Elektra 5E-514-2 US Unknown Sell This Version
5E-515 The Doors Greatest Hits(LP, Comp, RE, SP) Elektra 5E-515 US Unknown Sell This Version
5E-519 Warren Zevon Stand In The Fire (Recorded Live At The Roxy)(LP, Album) Asylum Records 5E-519 US 1980 Sell This Version
5E-523 Joe Walsh There Goes The Neighborhood (Album) 5E-523 US 1981 Sell This Version
5E-535 Hank Williams, Jr.* The Pressure Is On(LP, Album) Elektra, Curb Records, Elektra 5E-535 Europe 1981 Sell This Version
5E-545 Eddy Raven Desperate Dreams(LP, Album, Promo) Elektra 5E-545 US 1981 Sell This Version
5E-546 Riot (4) Fire Down Under(LP, Album) Elektra 5E-546 US 1981 Sell This Version
5E-557 Tangerine Dream Exit (Album) 5E-557 US 1981 Sell This Version
5E2-514-2 The Cars Panorama(CD, Album) Elektra 5E2-514-2 US Unknown Sell This Version
5T-8507 The Cars Candy-O (Album) 5T-8507 US 1979 Sell This Version
6E-103 Eagles Hotel California(LP, Album, SP) Asylum Records 6E-103 US 1976 Sell This Version
6E-104 Linda Ronstadt Simple Dreams (Album) 6E-104 US 1977 Sell This Version
6E-105 Eagles Their Greatest Hits 1971-1975 (Album, Comp) 6E-105 US 1976 Sell This Version
6E-107-2 Jackson Browne The Pretender (Album) 6E-107-2 US 1986 Sell This Version
6E-113 Jackson Browne Running On Empty (Album) 6E-113 US 1977 Sell This Version
6E-113-2 Jackson Browne Running On Empty (Album) 6E-113-2 US 1987 Sell This Version
6E-118 Warren Zevon Excitable Boy(LP, Album, SP) Asylum Records 6E-118 US 1978 Sell This Version
6E-120 Roy Ayers Presents Ubiquity (4) Roy Ayers Presents Ubiquity (4) - Starbooty(LP, Album, Promo) Elektra 6E-120 US 1978 Sell This Version
6E-125 Dirk Hamilton Meet Me At The Crux(LP, Album, Promo) Elektra 6E-125 US 1978 Sell This Version
6E-135 The Cars The Cars (Album) 6E-135 US 1978 Sell This Version
6E-136 Lee Ritenour The Captain's Journey (Album) 6E-136 US 1978 Sell This Version
6E-138 Michael White (2) The X Factor(LP, Album, Spe) Elektra 6E-138 US 1978 Sell This Version
6E-139 John Prine Bruised Orange(LP, Album, PRC) Asylum Records 6E-139 US 1978 Sell This Version
6E-141 Joe Walsh "But Seriously, Folks..."(LP, Album) Asylum Records 6E-141 US 1978 Sell This Version
6E-144 Donald Byrd Thank You … For F.U.M.L. (Funking Up My Life) (Album) 6E-144 US 1978 Sell This Version
6E-146 Creed (6) Creed(LP, Album) Asylum Records 6E-146 US 1978 Sell This Version
6E-150 Lee Oskar Before The Rain (Album) 6E-150 US 1978 Sell This Version
6E-152 Aquarian Dream (2) Fantasy(LP, Album, SP) Elektra 6E-152 US 1978 Sell This Version
6E-153 Coryell* / Catherine* Coryell* / Catherine* - Splendid (Album) 6E-153 US 1978 Sell This Version
6E-162 Tom Waits Blue Valentine(LP, Album, Gat) Asylum Records 6E-162 US 1978 Sell This Version
6E-163 Jerry Jeff Walker Jerry Jeff(LP, Album) Elektra 6E-163 US 1978 Sell This Version
6E-166 Queen Jazz(LP, Album, Gat) Elektra 6E-166 US 1978 Sell This Version
6E-182-2 Grover Washington Jr.* Paradise(CD, Album, RE) Elektra 6E-182-2 Europe Unknown Sell This Version
6E-201 Terence Boylan Suzy(LP, Album, Promo) Asylum Records 6E-201 US 1980 Sell This Version
6E-219 Gamma (5) Gamma 1(LP, Album, Promo, PRC) Elektra 6E-219 US 1979 Sell This Version
6E-220 Simms Brothers Band Simms Brothers Band(LP, Album, Promo) Elektra 6E-220 US 1979 Sell This Version
6E-222 John Prine Pink Cadillac(LP, Album, AR) Asylum Records 6E-222 US 1979 Sell This Version
6E-236 Mel Tillis Me And Pepper (Album) 6E-236 US 1979 Sell This Version
6E-244 Shoes Present Tense(LP, Album) Elektra 6E-244 US 1979 Sell This Version
6E-245 Richard Lloyd Alchemy(LP, Album, AR ) Elektra 6E-245 US 1979 Sell This Version
6E-249 Dirk Hamilton Thug Of Love (Album) 6E-249 US 1980 Sell This Version
6E-251 David Gates Falling In Love Again(LP, Album) Elektra 6E-251 US 1980 Sell This Version
6E-259 Neil Sedaka In The Pocket(LP, Promo) Elektra 6E-259 US 1980 Sell This Version
6E-265 Lucifer's Friend Sneak Me In(LP) Elektra 6E-265 US 1980 Sell This Version
6E-274 The Kings Are Here(LP, Album) Elektra 6E-274 US 1980 Sell This Version
6E-283 Sonny Curtis Love Is All Around(LP, Album, Spe) Elektra 6E-283 US 1980 Sell This Version
6E-284 John Klemmer Magnificent Madness(LP, Album) Elektra 6E-284 US 1980 Sell This Version
6E-286 John Prine Storm Windows(LP, Album, Promo) Asylum Records 6E-286 US 1980 Sell This Version
6E-292 Tommy Overstreet The Best Of(LP, Comp) Elektra 6E-292 US 1980 Sell This Version
6E-298 Roy Head The Many Sides Of Roy Head(LP, Album, AR) Elektra 6E-298 US 1980 Sell This Version
6E-304 Twennynine With Lenny White Twennynine With Lenny White(LP, Album, Promo) Elektra 6E-304 US 1980 Sell This Version
6E-338 Wanda Walden Searchin' For Love(LP, Album, Promo, All) Elektra, Elektra 6E-338 US 1981 Sell This Version
6E-349 Sonny Curtis Rollin'(LP, Album, Promo) Elektra 6E-349 US 1981 Sell This Version
7E-1001 Joni Mitchell Court And Spark (Album) 7E-1001 US 1974 Sell This Version
7E-1003 Bob Dylan Planet Waves (Album) 7E-1003 US 1974 Sell This Version
7E-1004 Eagles On The Border (Album) 7E-1004 US 1975 Sell This Version
7E-1004-2 Eagles On The Border(CD, Album, RE, Tar) Asylum Records, Asylum Records 7E-1004-2 USA, Canada & Europe Unknown Sell This Version
7E-1005 Bread The Best Of Bread Volume Two (Comp) 7E-1005 US 1974 Sell This Version
7E-1012 Harry Chapin Verities & Balderdash (Album) 7E-1012 US 1974 Sell This Version
7E-1015 Tom Waits The Heart Of Saturday Night(LP, Album, RP) Asylum Records 7E-1015 US Unknown Sell This Version
7E-1030 Mickey Newbury Lovers (Album) 7E-1030 US 1975 Sell This Version
7E-1038 The Rowans (2) The Rowans(LP, Album) Asylum Records 7E-1038 US 1975 Sell This Version
7E-1039 Eagles One Of These Nights (Album) 7E-1039 US 1975 Sell This Version
7E-1050 Cate Bros.* Cate Bros.(LP, Album) Asylum Records 7E-1050 US 1975 Sell This Version
7E-1051 Joni Mitchell The Hissing Of Summer Lawns(LP, Album, CTH) Asylum Records 7E-1051 US 1975 Sell This Version
7E-1062 Chris Hillman Slippin' Away(LP, Album, Promo) Asylum Records 7E-1062 US 1976 Sell This Version
7E-1064 Carly Simon Another Passenger(LP, Album, CSM) Elektra 7E-1064 US 1976 Sell This Version
7E-1069 Carmol Taylor Song Writer(LP) Elektra 7E-1069 US 1976 Sell This Version
7E-1070 Orleans Waking And Dreaming (Album) 7E-1070 US 1976 Sell This Version
7E-1071 PFM* Chocolate Kings(LP, Album) Asylum Records, Manticore 7E-1071 US 1976 Sell This Version
7E-1087 Joni Mitchell Hejira (Album) 7E-1087 US 1976 Sell This Version
7E-1095 Blondie Chaplin Blondie Chaplin (Album) 7E-1095 US 1977 Sell This Version
7E-1098 Television Marquee Moon (Album) 7E-1098 US 1977 Sell This Version
7E-1104 Chris Hillman Clear Sailin'(LP, Album, SP) Asylum Records 7E-1104 US 1977 Sell This Version
7E-1117 Tom Waits Foreign Affairs(LP, Album, Spe) Asylum Records 7E-1117 US 1977 Sell This Version
7E-1119 Bruce Roberts Bruce Roberts (Album) 7E-1119 US 1977 Sell This Version
7E 2005 The Paul Butterfield Blues Band Golden Butter / The Best Of The Paul Butterfield Blues Band (Comp) 7E 2005 US 1972 Sell This Version
8Q-1001 Joni Mitchell Court And Spark(8-Trk, Album, Quad) Asylum Records 8Q-1001 US 1974 Sell This Version
8Q-1036 The Souther-Hillman-Furay Band Trouble In Paradise(8-Trk, Album, Quad) Asylum Records 8Q-1036 US 1975 Sell This Version
8Q-1039 Eagles One Of These Nights(8-Trk, Album, Quad) Asylum Records 8Q-1039 US 1975 Sell This Version
8Q-5015 Bread Baby I'm A Want You(8-Trk, Album, Quad) Elektra 8Q-5015 US 1972 Sell This Version
8Q-5056 Bread The Best Of Bread(8-Trk, Comp, Quad) Elektra 8Q-5056 US 1973 Sell This Version
8RM-6466 T. Rex Electric Warrior(8-Trk, Album) Ronco 8RM-6466 Canada 1971 Sell This Version
9 E 1-60160 Eddie Rabbitt Radio Romance(LP, Album, Club) Elektra, Elektra 9 E 1-60160 US 1982 Sell This Version
9 E1 60738 10,000 Maniacs In My Tribe(LP, Album, Club) Elektra, Elektra 9 E1 60738 US 1987 Sell This Version
9 E4-60489 Linda Ronstadt With Nelson Riddle And His Orchestra Linda Ronstadt With Nelson Riddle And His Orchestra - 'Round Midnight(3xCass + Box, Comp, Club) Asylum Records 9 E4-60489 US 1986 Sell This Version
9 W1-23869 Conway Twitty Lost In The Feeling(LP, Album, Club) Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. Records 9 W1-23869 US 1983 Sell This Version
12"-Mix-80000-42 Paul Lekakis You Blow Me Away (Tu Me Arrebatas)(12", Maxi) Warner Bros. Records 12"-Mix-80000-42 Ecuador 1990 Sell This Version
32XD-689 Georgia Satellites* Georgia Satellites(CD, Album) Elektra 32XD-689 Japan 1987 Sell This Version
32XD-886 Jon Anderson / ジョン・アンダーソン (YES)* Jon Anderson / ジョン・アンダーソン (YES)* - 3 Ships / スリー・シップス(CD, Album) Elektra 32XD-886 Japan 1987 Sell This Version