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
2BSK 3364 Wanted (Live In Concert)  album cover Richard Pryor Wanted (Live In Concert)(2xLP, Album, Win) 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
2W 3091 What A Long Strange Trip It's Been: The Best Of The Grateful Dead  album cover The Grateful Dead What A Long Strange Trip It's Been: The Best Of The Grateful Dead(2xLP, Comp, Promo, Los) Warner Bros. Records 2W 3091 US 1977 Sell This Version
5C-5505 Mingus  album cover Joni Mitchell Mingus (Album) 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•5508 The Long Run  album cover Eagles The Long Run(Cass, Album, RE, Dol) Asylum Records 5C•5508 US Unknown Sell This Version
5C5 510 Mad Love  album cover Linda Ronstadt Mad Love(Cass, Album, Club) Asylum Records, Asylum Records 5C5 510 US 1980 Sell This Version
5C-5513 The Game  album cover Queen The Game(Cass, Album, Dol) Elektra 5C-5513 US 1980 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, Club, RM) Elektra 5C5 515, 5C-5515 US 1980 Sell This Version
5C 062-81823 Heart Like A Wheel  album cover Linda Ronstadt Heart Like A Wheel(LP, Album) Asylum Records 5C 062-81823 Netherlands 1975 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 (Album) 5E-505 US 1979 Sell This Version
5E 508 The Long Run  album cover Eagles The Long Run (Album) 5E 508 US 1979 Sell This Version
5E-509 Bad Luck Streak In Dancing School  album cover Warren Zevon Bad Luck Streak In Dancing School(LP, Album, Promo, AR ) Asylum Records 5E-509 US 1980 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-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 (Album) 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-106 Greatest Hits  album cover Linda Ronstadt Greatest Hits(LP, Comp, RE, Gat) Asylum Records, Asylum Records 6E-106 Canada Unknown 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-115 Dance A Little Light  album cover Richie Furay Dance A Little Light(LP, Album, Promo, PRC) Asylum Records 6E-115 US 1978 Sell This Version
6E-117 John Hall  album cover John Hall* John Hall (Album) 6E-117 US 1978 Sell This Version
6E-118 Excitable Boy  album cover Warren Zevon Excitable Boy (Album) 6E-118 US 1978 Sell This Version
6E-118 SR Excitable Boy  album cover Warren Zevon Excitable Boy(LP, Album, Promo, Spe) Asylum Records 6E-118 SR 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-121 Presents The Adventures Of  Astral Pirates  album cover Lenny White Presents The Adventures Of Astral Pirates(LP, Album, PRC) Elektra 6E-121 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..." (Album) 6E-141 US 1978 Sell This Version
6E-141-2 "But Seriously, Folks..."  album cover Joe Walsh "But Seriously, Folks..."(CD, Album, RE, RP) Elektra, Flashback Records 6E-141-2 US 2008 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-145 Luxury You Can Afford  album cover Joe Cocker Luxury You Can Afford(LP, Album, PRC) Asylum Records 6E-145 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 (Album) 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-160 Patrice  album cover Patrice Rushen Patrice(LP, Album) Elektra 6E-160 Canada 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 (Album) 6E-166 US 1978 Sell This Version
6E-168 No Escape  album cover The Marc Tanner Band No Escape(LP, Album, Spe) Elektra 6E-168 US 1979 Sell This Version
6E-181 Loveline  album cover Eddie Rabbitt Loveline(LP, Album, Pit) Elektra 6E-181 US 1979 Sell This Version
6E-182-2 Paradise  album cover Grover Washington Jr.* Paradise(CD, Album, RE, Tar) Elektra 6E-182-2 Europe 1985 Sell This Version
6E-197 Introducing  album cover Glen Moore Introducing(LP, Album, Promo, Spe) Elektra 6E-197 US 1979 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, PRC) 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 The Kings Are Here (Album) 6E-274 Australia 1980 Sell This Version
6E-280 Helmet Boy  album cover Helmet Boy Helmet Boy(LP, Album) Asylum Records 6E-280 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 (Album) 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' (Album) 6E-349 US 1981 Sell This Version
6E-351 Back Talk  album cover The Rockets (5) Back Talk(LP, Promo, AR ) Elektra 6E-351 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 (Album) 7E-1016 US 1974 Sell This Version