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.
A Time Warner Company. [1997]
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
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Contact Info:
Warner Communications Inc.
75 Rockefeller Plaza
New York, New York 10019

Warner Communications Inc.
345 North Maple Drive
Beverly Hills, California 90210
[l141847]

Label


Cat#  Artist Title (Format) Label Cat#  Country Year
Beep Me 911  album cover 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
2BSK 3364 Richard Pryor Wanted (Live In Concert)(2xLP, Album) Warner Bros. Records 2BSK 3364 US 1978 Sell This Version
2FD5-90002 Urban Cowboy (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)  album cover Various Urban Cowboy (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)(Cass, Comp, Dol) Asylum Records, Full Moon 2FD5-90002 Canada 1980 Sell This Version
2SP 9104 Phil Spector's Greatest Hits  album cover Phil Spector Phil Spector's Greatest Hits (Album, Comp) 2SP 9104 US 1977 Sell This Version
5C-5505 Mingus  album cover Joni Mitchell Mingus(Cass, Album, Dol) Asylum Records 5C-5505 US 1979 Sell This Version
5C-5507 Candy-O  album cover The Cars Candy-O (Album) 5C-5507 US 1979 Sell This Version
5C-5514 Panorama  album cover The Cars Panorama (Album) 5C-5514 US 1980 Sell This Version
5C-5515 Greatest Hits  album cover The Doors Greatest Hits (Comp) 5C-5515 US 1980 Sell This Version
5C5-542 Lovin' Her Was Easier  album cover Tompall And The Glaser Brothers* Lovin' Her Was Easier (Album) 5C5-542 US 1981 Sell This Version
5C5 515, 5C-5515 Greatest Hits  album cover The Doors Greatest Hits(Cass, Comp, RM) Elektra 5C5 515, 5C-5515 US 1980 Sell This Version
5E-502 An American Prayer  album cover Jim Morrison Music By The Doors Jim Morrison Music By The Doors - An American Prayer(LP, Album, RE, SP,) Elektra 5E-502 US Unknown Sell This Version
5E-503 The Soundtrack Music From Clint Eastwood's Every Which Way But Loose  album cover 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 Mingus  album cover Joni Mitchell Mingus(LP, Album, Promo, Gat) Asylum Records 5E-505 US 1979 Sell This Version
5E-513 The Game  album cover Queen The Game (Album) 5E-513 US 1980 Sell This Version
5E-514-2 Panorama  album cover The Cars Panorama(HDCD, Album, RE) Elektra 5E-514-2 US Unknown Sell This Version
5E-515 Greatest Hits  album cover The Doors Greatest Hits(LP, Comp, RE, SP) Elektra 5E-515 US Unknown Sell This Version
5E-519 Stand In The Fire (Recorded Live At The Roxy)  album cover Warren Zevon Stand In The Fire (Recorded Live At The Roxy)(LP, Album, AR ) Asylum Records 5E-519 US 1980 Sell This Version
5E-523 There Goes The Neighborhood  album cover Joe Walsh There Goes The Neighborhood (Album) 5E-523 US 1981 Sell This Version
5E-525 Pleasure  album cover Dave Rowland & Sugar* Pleasure(LP, Club) Elektra 5E-525 US 1981 Sell This Version
5E-535 The Pressure Is On  album cover Hank Williams, Jr.* The Pressure Is On(LP, Album) Elektra, Curb Records, Elektra 5E-535 Europe 1981 Sell This Version
5E-545 Desperate Dreams  album cover Eddy Raven Desperate Dreams(LP, Album, Promo) Elektra 5E-545 US 1981 Sell This Version
5E-546 Fire Down Under  album cover Riot (4) Fire Down Under (Album) 5E-546 US 1981 Sell This Version
5E-557 Exit  album cover Tangerine Dream Exit (Album) 5E-557 US 1981 Sell This Version
5E2-514-2 Panorama  album cover The Cars Panorama(CD, Album, RE) Elektra 5E2-514-2 US Unknown Sell This Version
5T-8507 Candy-O  album cover The Cars Candy-O (Album) 5T-8507 US 1979 Sell This Version
6E-103 Hotel California  album cover Eagles Hotel California(LP, Album, SP) Asylum Records 6E-103 US 1976 Sell This Version
6E-104 Simple Dreams  album cover Linda Ronstadt Simple Dreams (Album) 6E-104 US 1977 Sell This Version
6E-105 Their Greatest Hits 1971-1975  album cover Eagles Their Greatest Hits 1971-1975 (Album, Comp) 6E-105 US 1976 Sell This Version
6E-107 The Pretender  album cover Jackson Browne The Pretender(LP, Album, RE, SP,) Asylum Records 6E-107 US 1977 Sell This Version
6E-107-2 The Pretender  album cover Jackson Browne The Pretender (Album) 6E-107-2 US 1986 Sell This Version
6E-113 Running On Empty  album cover Jackson Browne Running On Empty (Album) 6E-113 US 1977 Sell This Version
6E-113-2 Running On Empty  album cover Jackson Browne Running On Empty (Album) 6E-113-2 US 1987 Sell This Version
6E-117 John Hall  album cover John Hall* John Hall(LP, Album, Gat) Asylum Records 6E-117 US 1978 Sell This Version
6E-118 Excitable Boy  album cover Warren Zevon Excitable Boy(LP, Album, SP) Asylum Records 6E-118 US 1978 Sell This Version
6E-120 Starbooty  album cover Roy Ayers Presents Ubiquity (4) Roy Ayers Presents Ubiquity (4) - Starbooty(LP, Album, Promo) Elektra 6E-120 US 1978 Sell This Version
6E-125 Meet Me At The Crux  album cover Dirk Hamilton Meet Me At The Crux (Album) 6E-125 US 1978 Sell This Version
6E-135 The Cars  album cover The Cars The Cars (Album) 6E-135 US 1978 Sell This Version
6E-136 The Captain's Journey  album cover Lee Ritenour The Captain's Journey (Album) 6E-136 US 1978 Sell This Version
6E-138 The X Factor  album cover Michael White (2) The X Factor(LP, Album, Spe) Elektra 6E-138 US 1978 Sell This Version
6E-139 Bruised Orange  album cover John Prine Bruised Orange (Album) 6E-139 US 1978 Sell This Version
6E-141 "But Seriously, Folks..."  album cover Joe Walsh "But Seriously, Folks..."(LP, Album, Spe) Asylum Records 6E-141 US 1978 Sell This Version
6E-144 Thank You … For F.U.M.L. (Funking Up My Life)  album cover Donald Byrd Thank You … For F.U.M.L. (Funking Up My Life) (Album) 6E-144 US 1978 Sell This Version
6E-146 Creed  album cover Creed (6) Creed(LP, Album) Asylum Records 6E-146 US 1978 Sell This Version
6E-148 Goodbye Girl  album cover David Gates Goodbye Girl(LP, Album) Elektra 6E-148 Canada 1978 Sell This Version
6E-150 Before The Rain  album cover Lee Oskar Before The Rain (Album) 6E-150 US 1978 Sell This Version
6E-152 Fantasy  album cover Aquarian Dream (2) Fantasy (Album) 6E-152 US 1978 Sell This Version
6E-153 Splendid  album cover Coryell* / Catherine* Coryell* / Catherine* - Splendid (Album) 6E-153 US 1978 Sell This Version
6E-159 Good Time Warrior  album cover Lucifer's Friend Good Time Warrior(LP, Album, Promo) Elektra 6E-159 US 1978 Sell This Version
6E-162 Blue Valentine  album cover Tom Waits Blue Valentine (Album) 6E-162 US 1978 Sell This Version
6E-163 Jerry Jeff  album cover Jerry Jeff Walker Jerry Jeff(LP, Album) Elektra 6E-163 US 1978 Sell This Version
6E-166 Jazz  album cover Queen Jazz(LP, Album, Gat) Elektra 6E-166 US 1978 Sell This Version
6E-182-2 Paradise  album cover Grover Washington Jr.* Paradise(CD, Album, RE) Elektra 6E-182-2 Europe 1985 Sell This Version
6E-201 Suzy  album cover Terence Boylan Suzy(LP, Album, Promo) Asylum Records 6E-201 US 1980 Sell This Version
6E-216 Tom Verlaine  album cover Tom Verlaine Tom Verlaine(LP, Album, PRC) Elektra 6E-216 US 1979 Sell This Version
6E-219 Gamma 1  album cover Gamma (5) Gamma 1 (Album) 6E-219 US 1979 Sell This Version
6E-220 Simms Brothers Band  album cover Simms Brothers Band Simms Brothers Band(LP, Album, Promo) Elektra 6E-220 US 1979 Sell This Version
6E-222 Pink Cadillac  album cover John Prine Pink Cadillac(LP, Album, AR) Asylum Records 6E-222 US 1979 Sell This Version
6E-236 Me And Pepper  album cover Mel Tillis Me And Pepper (Album) 6E-236 US 1979 Sell This Version
6E-244 Present Tense  album cover Shoes Present Tense(LP, Album) Elektra 6E-244 US 1979 Sell This Version
6E-245 Alchemy  album cover Richard Lloyd Alchemy(LP, Album, AR ) Elektra 6E-245 US 1979 Sell This Version
6E-248 Chair In The Sky  album cover Mingus Dynasty, Joe Farrell, Charlie Haden, John Handy, Jimmy Knepper, Jimmy Owens, Don Pullen, Dannie Richmond Mingus Dynasty, Joe Farrell, Charlie Haden, John Handy, Jimmy Knepper, Jimmy Owens, Don Pullen, Dannie Richmond - Chair In The Sky(LP, Album) Elektra 6E-248 US 1979 Sell This Version
6E-249 Thug Of Love  album cover Dirk Hamilton Thug Of Love (Album) 6E-249 US 1980 Sell This Version
6E-251 Falling In Love Again  album cover David Gates Falling In Love Again (Album) 6E-251 US 1980 Sell This Version
6E-259 In The Pocket  album cover Neil Sedaka In The Pocket(LP, Promo) Elektra 6E-259 US 1980 Sell This Version
6E-265 Sneak Me In  album cover Lucifer's Friend Sneak Me In(LP, Spe) Elektra 6E-265 US 1980 Sell This Version
6E-274 Are Here  album cover The Kings Are Here (Album) 6E-274 US 1980 Sell This Version
6E-283 Love Is All Around  album cover Sonny Curtis Love Is All Around (Album) 6E-283 US 1980 Sell This Version
6E-284 Magnificent Madness  album cover John Klemmer Magnificent Madness (Album) 6E-284 US 1980 Sell This Version
6E-286 Storm Windows  album cover John Prine Storm Windows(LP, Album, Promo) Asylum Records 6E-286 US 1980 Sell This Version
6E-288 Gamma 2  album cover Gamma (5) Gamma 2(LP, Album, SP ) Elektra 6E-288 US 1980 Sell This Version
6E-292 The Best Of  album cover Tommy Overstreet The Best Of (Comp) 6E-292 US 1980 Sell This Version
6E-298 The Many Sides Of Roy Head  album cover Roy Head The Many Sides Of Roy Head (Album) 6E-298 US 1980 Sell This Version
6E-304 Twennynine With Lenny White  album cover Twennynine With Lenny White Twennynine With Lenny White(LP, Album, Promo) Elektra 6E-304 US 1980 Sell This Version
6E-338 Searchin' For Love  album cover Wanda Walden Searchin' For Love(LP, Album, Promo, All) Elektra, Elektra 6E-338 US 1981 Sell This Version
6E-349 Rollin'  album cover Sonny Curtis Rollin'(LP, Album, Promo) Elektra 6E-349 US 1981 Sell This Version
7E-1001 Court And Spark  album cover Joni Mitchell Court And Spark (Album) 7E-1001 US 1974 Sell This Version
7E-1003 Planet Waves  album cover Bob Dylan Planet Waves (Album) 7E-1003 US 1974 Sell This Version
7E-1004 On The Border  album cover Eagles On The Border (Album) 7E-1004 US 1975 Sell This Version
7E-1004-2 On The Border  album cover Eagles On The Border(CD, Album, RE, Tar) Asylum Records, Asylum Records 7E-1004-2 USA, Canada & Europe Unknown Sell This Version
7E-1005 The Best Of Bread Volume Two  album cover Bread The Best Of Bread Volume Two (Comp) 7E-1005 US 1974 Sell This Version
7E-1012 Verities & Balderdash  album cover Harry Chapin Verities & Balderdash (Album) 7E-1012 US 1974 Sell This Version
7E-1015 The Heart Of Saturday Night  album cover Tom Waits The Heart Of Saturday Night (Album) 7E-1015 US 1984 Sell This Version
7E-1016 No Other  album cover Gene Clark No Other(LP, Album, CTH) Asylum Records 7E-1016 US 1974 Sell This Version
7E-1029 Let There Be Music  album cover Orleans Let There Be Music(LP, Album, CTH) Asylum Records 7E-1029 US 1975 Sell This Version
7E-1030 Lovers  album cover Mickey Newbury Lovers (Album) 7E-1030 US 1975 Sell This Version
7E-1038 The Rowans  album cover The Rowans (2) The Rowans(LP, Album) Asylum Records 7E-1038 US 1975 Sell This Version
7E-1039 One Of These Nights  album cover Eagles One Of These Nights (Album) 7E-1039 US 1975 Sell This Version
7E-1050 Cate Bros.  album cover Cate Bros.* Cate Bros.(LP, Album) Asylum Records 7E-1050 US 1975 Sell This Version
7E-1051 The Hissing Of Summer Lawns  album cover Joni Mitchell The Hissing Of Summer Lawns(LP, Album, CTH) Asylum Records 7E-1051 US 1975 Sell This Version
7E-1052 Their Greatest Hits 1971-1975  album cover Eagles Their Greatest Hits 1971-1975(LP, Album, Comp, RP, Emb) Asylum Records 7E-1052 US 1976 Sell This Version
7E-1053 A Night At The Opera  album cover Queen A Night At The Opera(LP, Album, CSM) Elektra 7E-1053 US 1975 Sell This Version
7E-1062 Slippin' Away  album cover Chris Hillman Slippin' Away(LP, Album, Promo) Asylum Records 7E-1062 US 1976 Sell This Version
7E-1064 Another Passenger  album cover Carly Simon Another Passenger(LP, Album, CSM) Elektra 7E-1064 US 1976 Sell This Version
7E-1069 Song Writer  album cover Carmol Taylor Song Writer 7E-1069 US 1976 Sell This Version
7E-1070 Waking And Dreaming  album cover Orleans Waking And Dreaming (Album) 7E-1070 US 1976 Sell This Version
7E-1071 Chocolate Kings  album cover PFM* Chocolate Kings(LP, Album) Asylum Records, Manticore 7E-1071 US 1976 Sell This Version
7E-1087 Hejira  album cover Joni Mitchell Hejira (Album) 7E-1087 US 1976 Sell This Version
7E-1095 Blondie Chaplin  album cover Blondie Chaplin Blondie Chaplin (Album) 7E-1095 US 1977 Sell This Version
7E-1098 Marquee Moon  album cover Television Marquee Moon (Album) 7E-1098 US 1977 Sell This Version
7E-1101 Jet Lag  album cover PFM* Jet Lag(LP, Album, PRC) Asylum Records 7E-1101 US 1977 Sell This Version