Canadian American Records, Ltd.

Canadian American Records, Ltd.

Profile:
Also appears as "Canadian American Records Ltd." (minus the comma) on LP back covers or bottom of 7" labels.
Canadian/American label and record company launched in Winnipeg & North Dakota by Leonard Zimmer in 1958. Often associated to the Italian label Bluebell Record. The "Records, Ltd." part was dropped ca. 1961 in North American and ca. 1971 in Italy: see Canadian American (Consider adding both as labels if they appear on the release).
The short form of the label was revived in the early 90s by Joey Welz through his company Canadian American Records.

Note:
Mono LPs are numbered "CALP XXXX" on labels / Stereo LPs are numbered "SCALP XXXX" on labels.
Mono catalog numbers may appear on Stereo releases sleeves.
See the difference of location on the back cover to identify US / CAN pressings. The New York branch may appear as "Canadian-American Records Ltd." (with an hyphen, no comma).
US pressings address: 150 West 55th Street, New York 19, N.Y.
Canadian pressings address: 310 Confederation Bldg. Winnipeg 2, Manitoba Canada
Contact Info:
New York, NY, USA / Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Relocated to Baltimore, MD, in the mid-70s.
Sites:

Label

Releases

Status Catalog Number  Image Artist Title (Format) Label Catalog Number  Country Year Actions
45-CA-212-A Joey Welz - Ponchinello (You Silly Little Clown), Joey Welz Ponchinello (You Silly Little Clown), "A Soliders Star"(7") Canadian American 45-CA-212-A US 1968 Sell This Version
45 CA-215 The Roommates - Someone To Watch Over Me The Roommates Someone To Watch Over Me(7", Single, Yel) Canadian American Records, Ltd. 45 CA-215 US Unknown Sell This Version
45 S 188 Linda Scott - Starlight, Starbright Linda Scott Starlight, Starbright (EP) 45 S 188 France 1962 Sell This Version
102 Tommy Zang - Lonely As An Island Tommy Zang Lonely As An Island 102 US 1959 Sell This Version
103 Santo & Johnny - Sleep Walk / All Night Diner Santo & Johnny Sleep Walk / All Night Diner(7", Single) Canadian American Records, Ltd. 103 Canada Unknown Sell This Version
103 Santo & Johnny - Sleep Walk / All Night Diner Santo & Johnny Sleep Walk / All Night Diner (Single) 103 US 1959 Sell This Version
104 The Envoys (6) Featuring Bill Talley - Stop On The Red, Go On The Green The Envoys (6) Featuring Bill Talley The Envoys (6) Featuring Bill Talley - Stop On The Red, Go On The Green 104 Canada 1959 Sell This Version
105 Joey Brooks* - I Have Waited / Good-bye, Goodbye Joey Brooks* I Have Waited / Good-bye, Goodbye (7", Promo) Canadian American Records, Ltd. 105 USA & Canada 1958 Sell This Version
106 Betsy Brye - Sleep Walk / Daddy Daddy (Gotta Get A Phone In My Room) Betsy Brye Sleep Walk / Daddy Daddy (Gotta Get A Phone In My Room) (Single) 106 US 1959 Sell This Version
107 Santo & Johnny - Tear Drop / The Long Walk Home Santo & Johnny Tear Drop / The Long Walk Home (Single) 107 USA & Canada 1959 Sell This Version
108 Betsy Brye - Sweetheart Of All My Dreams / My Evening Star Betsy Brye Sweetheart Of All My Dreams / My Evening Star (Single) 108 Unknown Sell This Version
109 Joey Brooks* - Little Girl / I Need Your Love Joey Brooks* Little Girl / I Need Your Love(7", Promo) Canadian American Records, Ltd. 109 US Unknown Sell This Version
110 Evelyn Knight - Speak For Yourself Bill / Right In Front Of People Evelyn Knight Speak For Yourself Bill / Right In Front Of People(7", Single, Promo) Canadian American Records, Ltd. 110 US 1960 Sell This Version
111 Santo & Johnny - Caravan / Summertime Santo & Johnny Caravan / Summertime (Single) 111 US 1960 Sell This Version
112 Pete Bennett & His Ivy Leaguers - Dark Eyes / Swingin' Pete Bennett & His Ivy Leaguers Dark Eyes / Swingin'(7", Promo) Canadian American Records, Ltd. 112 US Unknown Sell This Version
113 Light Bros.* - Double Date Light Bros.* Double Date(7") Canadian American Records, Ltd. 113 US Unknown Sell This Version
115 Santo & Johnny - The Breeze And I Santo & Johnny The Breeze And I (Single) 115 US 1960 Sell This Version
116 Gerry Granahan When Irish Eyes Are Smiling/ In My Heart(7") Canadian American Records, Ltd. 116 US 1960 Sell This Version
117 The Fireflies - Marianne / Give All Your Love To Me The Fireflies Marianne / Give All Your Love To Me 117 US 1960 Sell This Version
118 Santo & Johnny - Annie Santo & Johnny Annie (Single) 118 US 1960 Sell This Version
119 Gerry Granahan - You'll Never Walk Alone Gerry Granahan You'll Never Walk Alone 119 US 1960 Sell This Version
120 Santo & Johnny - Twistin' Bells Santo & Johnny Twistin' Bells (Single) 120 USA & Canada 1960 Sell This Version
120 Santo & Johnny - Twistin' Bells Santo & Johnny Twistin' Bells(7", Single) Canadian American Records, Ltd. 120 US 1960 Sell This Version
121 Gerry Granahan - Short Skirts Gerry Granahan Short Skirts(7", Single, Promo) Canadian American Records, Ltd. 121 US 1960 Sell This Version
122 Jimmy Lee (14) - I Wonder (Can It Be True) Jimmy Lee (14) I Wonder (Can It Be True) (Single) 122 US 1961 Sell This Version
123 Linda Scott - I've Told Every Little Star Linda Scott I've Told Every Little Star (Single) 123 US 1961 Sell This Version
124 Santo & Johnny - Hop Scotch / Sea Shells Santo & Johnny Hop Scotch (Single) 124 US 1961 Sell This Version
125 Bobby Lindsey (2) - (All Of A Sudden) My Heart Sings / Mine All Mine Bobby Lindsey (2) (All Of A Sudden) My Heart Sings / Mine All Mine (Single) 125 US 1961 Sell This Version
126 Hutch Davie And Orchestra* - Glow Worm / Down Home Hutch Davie And Orchestra* Glow Worm / Down Home 126 US 1961 Sell This Version
127 Linda Scott - Don't Bet Money Honey / Starlight, Starbright Linda Scott Don't Bet Money Honey / Starlight, Starbright (Single) 127 US 1961 Sell This Version
129 Linda Scott - I Don't Know Why / It's All Because Linda Scott I Don't Know Why (Single) 129 US 1961 Sell This Version
131 Santo & Johnny - Birmingham Santo & Johnny Birmingham (Single) 131 Canada 1962 Sell This Version
176 Sunny Gale - I Really Loved Him So Sunny Gale I Really Loved Him So(7", S/Sided, Promo) Canadian American 176 Unknown Sell This Version
501 The Belmonts - Tell Me Why The Belmonts Tell Me Why(7", Single) Canadian American Records, Ltd. 501 Canada 1961 Sell This Version
27.110 Santo & Johnny - Las Guitarras De Santo & Johnny Santo & Johnny Las Guitarras De Santo & Johnny(7", EP, Mono) Canadian American Records, Ltd., Discophon 27.110 Spain 1962 Sell This Version
27.227 Santo & Johnny - Alrededor Del Mundo Con Santo & Johnny Santo & Johnny Alrededor Del Mundo Con Santo & Johnny(7", EP, Mono) Discophon, Canadian American Records, Ltd. 27.227 Spain 1963 Sell This Version
42735 Jennie Smith - (I Won't) Go Away Little Boy / Let It Be Me Jennie Smith (I Won't) Go Away Little Boy / Let It Be Me(7", Promo) Funckler 42735 Netherlands 1963 Sell This Version
45-202 Hutch Davie And The Chosen Few - One Of Those Songs / Cute Thing Hutch Davie And The Chosen Few One Of Those Songs / Cute Thing(7", Single, Promo) Canadian American 45-202 US 1966 Sell This Version
201809 Various - Canadian American Presents Ball Into Fall Worldwide Radio Singles Various Canadian American Presents Ball Into Fall Worldwide Radio Singles(CD, Comp) Canadian American Records, Ltd. 201809 USA & Canada 2018 Sell This Version
CA-103 Santo & Johnny - Sleep Walk / All Night Diner Santo & Johnny Sleep Walk / All Night Diner (Single) CA-103 US 1959 Sell This Version
CA-107 Santo & Johnny - Tear Drop / The Long Walk Home Santo & Johnny Tear Drop / The Long Walk Home(7", Single) Canadian American Records, Ltd. CA-107 US 1959 Sell This Version
CA 120 Santo & Johnny - Twistin' Bells Santo & Johnny Twistin' Bells(7", Single) Canadian American Records, Ltd., Canadian American Records, Ltd. CA 120 USA & Canada 1960 Sell This Version
CA-123 Linda Scott - I've Told Every Little Star Linda Scott I've Told Every Little Star(7", Mon) Canadian American Records, Ltd. CA-123 US 1961 Sell This Version
CA-124 Santo & Johnny - Hop Scotch / Sea Shells Santo & Johnny Hop Scotch / Sea Shells(7") Canadian American Records, Ltd. CA-124 US 1961 Sell This Version
CA-127 Linda Scott - Don't Bet Money Honey / Starlight, Starbright Linda Scott Don't Bet Money Honey / Starlight, Starbright(7") Canadian American CA-127 US 1961 Sell This Version
CA-127 Linda Scott - Don't Bet Money Honey Linda Scott Don't Bet Money Honey(7", MO) Canadian American CA-127 US 1961 Sell This Version
CA 128 Santo & Johnny - Theme From Santo & Johnny Theme From "Come September" / The Long Walk Home (Single) CA 128 US 1961 Sell This Version
CA-129 Linda Scott - I Don't Know Why / It's All Because Linda Scott I Don't Know Why / It's All Because (Single) CA-129 US 1961 Sell This Version
CA-130 Jerry Landis - I'm Lonely / I Wish I Weren't In Love Jerry Landis I'm Lonely / I Wish I Weren't In Love(7", Single, Promo) Canadian American CA-130 US 1961 Sell This Version
CA-131 Santo And Johnny* - Birmingham Santo And Johnny* Birmingham (Single) CA-131 US 1962 Sell This Version
CA-132 Linda Scott, Santo & Johnny - Christmas Day / Twistin' Bells Linda Scott, Santo & Johnny Linda Scott, Santo & Johnny - Christmas Day / Twistin' Bells (Single) CA-132 US 1963 Sell This Version
CA-133 Linda Scott - Count Every Star / Land Of Stars Linda Scott Count Every Star / Land Of Stars (Single) CA-133 US 1962 Sell This Version
CA-134 Linda Scott - Bermuda / Lonely For You Linda Scott Bermuda / Lonely For You CA-134 US 1962 Sell This Version
CA-135 Jennie Smith - It's Murder For Roberta / Your First Broken Heart Jennie Smith It's Murder For Roberta / Your First Broken Heart(7", Single, Promo) Canadian American CA-135 US 1962 Sell This Version
CA-136 Nicki North (2) & The Citations (12) - Mystery Of Love / Magic Eyes Nicki North (2) & The Citations (12) Nicki North (2) & The Citations (12) - Mystery Of Love / Magic Eyes(7", Single, Promo) Canadian American CA-136 US 1962 Sell This Version
CA-137 Santo & Johnny - Spanish Harlem Santo & Johnny Stage To Cimarron (Single) CA-137 Canada 1962 Sell This Version
CA-138 The Kimberlys - Kimberly The Kimberlys Kimberly(7", Single) Canadian American Records, Ltd. CA-138 US 1962 Sell This Version
ca-139 Jennie Smith - If You Should See Him Jennie Smith If You Should See Him(7", Single, Mono) Canadian American ca-139 US 1961 Sell This Version
CA-140 Judy Miller (2) - That's What I Call Heartaches Judy Miller (2) That's What I Call Heartaches(7", Single, Promo) Canadian American Records, Ltd. CA-140 US 1962 Sell This Version
CA-141 Santo & Johnny - Three Caballeros / Step Aside Santo & Johnny Three Caballeros / Step Aside (Single) CA-141 US 1962 Sell This Version
CA-142 Carl Helm - I'm Not That Way Carl Helm I'm Not That Way (Single) CA-142 US 1962 Sell This Version
CA-143 Tony Mitchell (12) - Candle In The Wind Tony Mitchell (12) Candle In The Wind (Single) CA-143 USA & Canada 1962 Sell This Version
CA-144 Santo & Johnny - Tokyo Twilight / Misirlou Santo & Johnny Tokyo Twilight / Misirlou (Single) CA-144 US 1963 Sell This Version
CA-146 Carl Helm - Ring Around My Rosie Carl Helm Ring Around My Rosie CA-146 US 1962 Sell This Version
CA-147 The Kimberlys - You Just Smiled The Kimberlys You Just Smiled (Single) CA-147 US 1962 Sell This Version
CA-148 Santo & Johnny - Twistin' Bells / Manhattan Santo & Johnny Twistin' Bells / Manhattan(7", Single, Promo) Canadian American CA-148 US 1962 Sell This Version
CA-149 Teri Allen - Poor Little Puppy Teri Allen Poor Little Puppy(7", Promo) Canadian American CA-149 US 1963 Sell This Version
CA-150 Jennie Smith - (I Won't) Go Away Little Boy / Let It Be Me Jennie Smith (I Won't) Go Away Little Boy / Let It Be Me (Single) CA-150 US 1963 Sell This Version
CA-150 Jennie Smith - (I Won't) Go Away Little Boy / Let It Be Me Jennie Smith (I Won't) Go Away Little Boy / Let It Be Me(7", Promo) Canadian American CA-150 US 1963 Sell This Version
CA-151 Santo & Johnny - Manhattan / On Your Mark Santo & Johnny Manhattan / On Your Mark (Single) CA-151 US 1963 Sell This Version
CA-151 Santo & Johnny - Manhattan / On Your Mark Santo & Johnny Manhattan / On Your Mark(7", Single) Canadian American CA-151 US 1963 Sell This Version
CA 152 The Continentals (45) - Boogie Woogie Bossa Nova The Continentals (45) Boogie Woogie Bossa Nova CA 152 US 1963 Sell This Version
CA-153 Bobby Blue And The Blue Jays - I Like It Like That / Trouble In Mind Bobby Blue And The Blue Jays I Like It Like That / Trouble In Mind(7", Promo) Canadian American CA-153 US 1963 Sell This Version
CA-154 The Kimberlys - One Room Flat / The Word Got Around The Kimberlys One Room Flat / The Word Got Around (Single) CA-154 US 1963 Sell This Version
CA-155 Santo & Johnny - Manhattan Spiritual Santo & Johnny Manhattan Spiritual CA-155 US 1963 Sell This Version
CA-156 Jennie Smith - My Man Jennie Smith My Man (Single) CA-156 US 1963 Sell This Version
CA-157 Tony Mitchell (12) - A Million Drums Tony Mitchell (12) A Million Drums(7", Promo) Canadian American CA-157 US 1963 Sell This Version
CA 158 The Continentals (45) - Holiday For Strings The Continentals (45) Holiday For Strings(7", Promo) Canadian American CA 158 US 1963 Sell This Version
CA-159 I Nordisti - Guitar Tango / Filippo Popo I Nordisti Guitar Tango / Filippo Popo(7") Canadian American CA-159 US 1963 Sell This Version
CA-162 Tony Mitchell (12) - Ponchinello / Write Me A Letter Tony Mitchell (12) Ponchinello / Write Me A Letter(7", Single) Canadian American CA-162 USA & Canada Unknown Sell This Version
CA-163 Sunny Gale - Too Bad For You Sunny Gale Too Bad For You(7", S/Sided, Promo) Canadian American CA-163 US 1963 Sell This Version
CA 164 Santo & Johnny - I'll Remember (In The Still Of The Night) Santo & Johnny I'll Remember (In The Still Of The Night) (Single) CA 164 US 1964 Sell This Version
CA-166 The Roomates* - My Heart The Roomates* My Heart (Single) CA-166 US 1964 Sell This Version
CA 167 Santo & Johnny - A Thousand Miles Away / Road Block Santo & Johnny A Thousand Miles Away / Road Block (Single) CA 167 US 1964 Sell This Version
CA 169 Joey Welz - Hey Little Moonbeam Joey Welz Hey Little Moonbeam(7", S/Sided, Single, Promo) Canadian American CA 169 US Unknown Sell This Version
CA 169 Joey Welz - Hey Little Moonbeam Joey Welz Hey Little Moonbeam(7", Single) Canadian American CA 169 US 1964 Sell This Version
CA 170 King Guion - Monte Carlo King Guion Monte Carlo (Single) CA 170 US 1964 Sell This Version
CA 171 Sunny Gale - I Wish I Didn't Love You So Sunny Gale I Wish I Didn't Love You So(7", S/Sided, Single, Promo, W/Lbl) Canadian American Records, Ltd. CA 171 US 1964 Sell This Version
CA 172 The Tintypes - Silent Movies The Tintypes Silent Movies(7") Canadian American CA 172 US 1964 Sell This Version
CA 173 The Four Kings - One Night The Four Kings One Night (Single) CA 173 US 1964 Sell This Version
CA 174 Santo & Johnny - Sugar Stroll Santo & Johnny Sugar Stroll(7", Promo) Canadian American CA 174 US 1964 Sell This Version
CA 177 Santo & Johnny - A Hard Day's Night Santo & Johnny A Hard Day's Night (Single) CA 177 US 1964 Sell This Version
CA 179 The Whispers (3) - It's Rainin', It's Pourin' The Whispers (3) It's Rainin', It's Pourin' (Single) CA 179 US 1964 Sell This Version
CA-181 Van Trevor And The Saturday Knights (2) - Satisfaction Is Guaranteed / Louisiana Hot Sauce Van Trevor And The Saturday Knights (2) Van Trevor And The Saturday Knights (2) - Satisfaction Is Guaranteed / Louisiana Hot Sauce (Single) CA-181 US 1964 Sell This Version
CA-182 Santo & Johnny - Goldfinger Santo & Johnny Goldfinger (Single) CA-182 US 1964 Sell This Version
CA-183 Don David And Dean - No Need To Cry Don David And Dean No Need To Cry (Single) CA-183 US 1964 Sell This Version
CA-184 Laurie And The Lovells - You're Still Mine Laurie And The Lovells You're Still Mine(7", S/Sided, Promo) Canadian American CA-184 US Unknown Sell This Version
CA-186 Rosa Lee - My Heart Rosa Lee My Heart(7", S/Sided, Promo) Canadian American CA-186 US Unknown Sell This Version
CA-188 Van Trevor - The Girl From The Main Street Diner Van Trevor The Girl From The Main Street Diner(7") Canadian American CA-188 US 1965 Sell This Version
CA-189 Santo & Johnny - Mucho Tempo / Brazilian Summer Santo & Johnny Mucho Tempo / Brazilian Summer(7", Promo) Canadian American CA-189 US Unknown Sell This Version