Ronco

Ronco

Profile:
1970s telemarketing label created by Ron Popeil (mastermind behind sold-on-TV products like the Pocket Fisherman and Mr. Microphone) in 1973 that sold budget-priced compilation LPs. Established a UK branch soon after, which occasionally issued movie soundtracks and classical compilations.
Some logos are Ronco records.

US parent: Ronco Teleproducts, Inc.
UK branch: Ronco Teleproducts (U.K.) Ltd.
Canadian branch: Ronco Teleproducts (Canada) Ltd.

Closed in 1984 when parent company Ronco Teleproducts, Inc. filed for bankruptcy and was subsequently liquidated by creditors.
Parent Label:
Contact Info:
For the US:
Ronco Teleproducts, Inc. (USA)
Elk Grove Village
IL. 60007
USA

For the UK:
Ronco Teleproducts (U.K.) Ltd.
111 Mortlake Road
Kew
Richmond
Surrey
UK
(addresses are long inactive)

Ronco,
299, Oxford Street,
London,
W1A 4YQ
01 -499 1925
Sites:

Label

Releases

Status Catalog Number  Image Artist Title ( Format) Label Catalog Number  Country Year Actions
1 C 058-61 513 Various - The Stud Various The Stud(LP, Comp, Gat) EMI 1 C 058-61 513 Germany 1978 Sell This Version
4C/BPR 2008 Various - Black Explosion Various Black Explosion(Cass, Album, Comp) Ronco 4C/BPR 2008 UK 1974 Sell This Version
4C/CDR2011 Various - Dance, Sing Or Anything Various Dance, Sing Or Anything(Cass, Comp) Ronco 4C/CDR2011 UK 1975 Sell This Version
4C/MR2002 Various - That'll Be The Day Various That'll Be The Day(2xCass, Comp) Ronco 4C/MR2002 UK 1973 Sell This Version
4C/MR2002/3 Various - That'll Be The Day Various That'll Be The Day(8-Trk, Comp) Ronco 4C/MR2002/3 UK 1973 Sell This Version
4C/RG 2009/10 Various - 44 Original Hits From The Sound Track Of The Film Stardust Various 44 Original Hits From The Sound Track Of The Film Stardust(2xCass, Comp, Mono) Ronco 4C/RG 2009/10 UK Unknown Sell This Version
4C/RPL 2031 The Kinks - 20 Golden Greats The Kinks 20 Golden Greats (Album, Comp) 4C/RPL 2031 UK 1978 Sell This Version
4C/RTD 2018 Various - 40 Million Sellers Of The 1940's Various FortyMania (Comp) 4C/RTD 2018 Netherlands 1976 Sell This Version
4C/RTD 2029 Various - The Stud Various The Stud(Cass, Comp) Ronco 4C/RTD 2029 UK 1978 Sell This Version
4C/RTD 2036-B The London Philharmonic Orchestra - Broadway Gold The London Philharmonic Orchestra Broadway Gold(Cass, Album) Ronco 4C/RTD 2036-B UK 1979 Sell This Version
4C/RTD 2038 Various - The World Is Full Of Married Men Various The World Is Full Of Married Men(2xCass, Comp) Ronco 4C/RTD 2038 UK 1979 Sell This Version
4C/RTD 2041 Tommy Steele - Tommy Steele's Family Album Tommy Steele Tommy Steele's Family Album(Cass, Comp) Ronco 4C/RTD 2041 UK 1979 Sell This Version
4C RTD 2067 Various - We Are Most Amused: The Best Of British Comedy Various We Are Most Amused: The Best Of British Comedy(2xCass, Album, Comp) Ronco 4C RTD 2067 UK 1981 Sell This Version
4CRTD 20971 The Man With The Golden Horn - Non-Stop Tijuana The Man With The Golden Horn Non-Stop Tijuana(2xCass, Album) Ronco, Lifestyle Records (2), Ronco, Ronco 4CRTD 20971 UK 1983 Sell This Version
4CRTD 20972 The Man With The Golden Horn - Non-Stop Tijuana The Man With The Golden Horn Non-Stop Tijuana(2xCass, Album) Ronco, Lifestyle Records (2), Ronco, Ronco 4CRTD 20972 UK 1983 Sell This Version
4C/RTD4 2042 Massed Bands Of The Household Cavalry, Massed Bands Of The Guard Division, Massed Bands From 1st British Corps - Military Gold Massed Bands Of The Household Cavalry, Massed Bands Of The Guard Division, Massed Bands From 1st British Corps Massed Bands Of The Household Cavalry, Massed Bands Of The Guard Division, Massed Bands From 1st British Corps - Military Gold(4xCass, Comp + Box) Ronco 4C/RTD4 2042 UK 1983 Sell This Version
4C/RTDX 2065 Max Bygraves 100 Golden Greats(2xCass, Comp) Ronco 4C/RTDX 2065 UK 1976 Sell This Version
4C/RTL 2012 Various - 20 Blazing Bullets Various 20 Blazing Bullets(Cass, Comp) Ronco 4C/RTL 2012 UK 1975 Sell This Version
4C/RTL 2014 Various - StarTrackin' 76 Various StarTrackin' 76(Cass, Comp) Ronco 4C/RTL 2014 UK 1976 Sell This Version
4C/RTL 2022 Russ Conway - 24 Piano Greats Russ Conway 24 Piano Greats(Cass, Comp) Ronco 4C/RTL 2022 UK 1977 Sell This Version
4C/RTL 2025 Various Black Joy: 22 Hits From Original Soundtrack Of The Film(Cass, Comp) Ronco 4C/RTL 2025 UK 1977 Sell This Version
4C/RTL 2035 Duane Eddy - The Greatest Hits Of Duane Eddy Duane Eddy The Greatest Hits Of Duane Eddy(Cass, Comp) Ronco 4C/RTL 2035 UK 1979 Sell This Version
4C/RTL 2037 Various - 20 Rock Legends Various 20 Rock Legends(Cass, Comp) Ronco 4C/RTL 2037 UK 1979 Sell This Version
4C/RTL 2040 Various - Rock'n Roller Disco Various Rock'n Roller Disco(Cass, Comp) Ronco 4C/RTL 2040 UK 1979 Sell This Version
4C RTL 2043 Various - Peace In The Valley Various Peace In The Valley (Album, Comp) 4C RTL 2043 UK 1979 Sell This Version
4C/RTL 2044 Various - Sunburn - 22 'Blazing' Disco Hits Including The Original Soundtrack Various Sunburn - 22 'Blazing' Disco Hits Including The Original Soundtrack(Cass, Comp) Ronco 4C/RTL 2044 UK 1978 Sell This Version
4C RTL 2045 The London Philharmonic Orchestra - The Diamond Symphonies The London Philharmonic Orchestra The Diamond Symphonies(Cass, Album) Ronco 4C RTL 2045 UK 1980 Sell This Version
4C/RTL 2046 Lena Martell By Request(Cass, Comp) Ronco 4C/RTL 2046 UK 1980 Sell This Version
4C/RTL 2047 Various - The Legendary Big Bands Various The Legendary Big Bands(Cass, Comp) Ronco 4C/RTL 2047 UK 1980 Sell This Version
4C/RTL 2048 Various - Street Level (20 New Wave Hits) Various Street Level (20 New Wave Hits)(Cass, Comp) Ronco 4C/RTL 2048 UK 1980 Sell This Version
4C/RTL 2049 Various - Radio Active Various Radio Active(Cass, Comp, Dol) Ronco 4C/RTL 2049 UK 1980 Sell This Version
4C/RTL 2050 Various - Country Legends (24 Country Greats) Various Country Legends (24 Country Greats)(Cass, Comp, Dol) Ronco 4C/RTL 2050 UK 1980 Sell This Version
4C/RTL 2051 Various - Space Invasion Various Space Invasion(Cass, Comp) Ronco 4C/RTL 2051 UK 1980 Sell This Version
4C/RTL 2055 Merle Haggard - The Man, The Music, The Legend Merle Haggard The Man, The Music, The Legend(Cass, Comp) Ronco 4C/RTL 2055 UK Unknown Sell This Version
4C/RTL 2056A Various - Disco Nites Various Disco Nites(Cass, Comp) Ronco 4C/RTL 2056A UK 1981 Sell This Version
4C/RTL 2056B Various - Disco Daze Various Disco Daze(Cass, Comp) Ronco 4C/RTL 2056B UK 1981 Sell This Version
4C/RTL 2058-A Various - Super Hits #1 Various Super Hits #1(Cass, Comp) Ronco 4C/RTL 2058-A UK 1981 Sell This Version
4C/RTL 2058-B Various - Super Hits #2 Various Super Hits #2(Cass, Comp) Ronco 4C/RTL 2058-B UK 1981 Sell This Version
4C/RTL 2059A Various - Country Sunset Various Country Sunset(Cass, Comp) Ronco 4C/RTL 2059A UK 1981 Sell This Version
4C/RTL 2059A Various - Country Sunrise (20 Giant Hits) Various Country Sunrise (20 Giant Hits)(Cass, Comp) Ronco 4C/RTL 2059A UK 1981 Sell This Version
4C/RTL 2061 Various - Rock House Various Rock House(Cass, Comp) Ronco 4C/RTL 2061 UK 1981 Sell This Version
4C/RTL 2062 Various - Memories Are Made Of This Various Memories Are Made Of This(Cass, Comp) Ronco 4C/RTL 2062 UK 1981 Sell This Version
4C/RTL/2063 Various - Hits Hits Hits Various Hits Hits Hits (Comp) 4C/RTL/2063 UK 1981 Sell This Version
4C/RTL 2069 Barbara Mandrell - The Very Best Of Barbara Mandrell The Very Best Of (Comp) 4C/RTL 2069 UK 1982 Sell This Version
4C/RTL 2073-A Various - Disco UK (16 Non-Stop Disco Hits) Various Disco UK (16 Non-Stop Disco Hits)(Cass, Comp) Ronco 4C/RTL 2073-A UK 1982 Sell This Version
4C / RTL 2073-B Various - Disco U.S. (17 Non-Stop Stateside Hits) Various Disco U.S. (17 Non-Stop Stateside Hits)(Cass, Comp) Ronco 4C / RTL 2073-B UK 1982 Sell This Version
4C/RTL 2074-A Various - Chart Busters 82 Volume 1 Various Chart Busters 82 Volume 1(Cass, Comp) Ronco 4C/RTL 2074-A UK Unknown Sell This Version
4C/RTL 2074-B Various - Chart Busters 82 Volume 2 Various Chart Busters 82 Volume 2(Cass, Comp) Ronco 4C/RTL 2074-B UK 1982 Sell This Version
4C/RTL 2075A Various Music For The Seasons - Spring(Cass, Comp) Ronco 4C/RTL 2075A UK 1982 Sell This Version
4C/RTL 2075B Various Music For The Seasons - Summer(Cass, Comp) Ronco 4C/RTL 2075B UK 1982 Sell This Version
4C/RTL 2075C Various Music For The Seasons - Autumn(Cass, Comp) Ronco 4C/RTL 2075C UK 1982 Sell This Version
4C/RTL 2075D Various Music For The Seasons - Winter(Cass) Ronco 4C/RTL 2075D UK 1982 Sell This Version
4C/RTL 2076 Jim Reeves - Melodies Of Love (20 Beautiful Love Songs) Jim Reeves Melodies Of Love (20 Beautiful Love Songs) (Album, Comp) 4C/RTL 2076 UK 1982 Sell This Version
4C/RTL 2079 Various - Overload Various Overload (Comp) 4C/RTL 2079 UK 1982 Sell This Version
4C-RTL 2081 Various - Breakout Various Breakout(Cass, Comp) Ronco 4C-RTL 2081 UK 1982 Sell This Version
4C/RTL 2084 A Various - The Best Of Beethoven Various The Best Of Beethoven(Cass, Comp) Ronco, Ronco 4C/RTL 2084 A UK 1982 Sell This Version
4C/RTL 2084 D Tchaikovsky* - The Best Of Tchaikovsky Tchaikovsky* The Best Of Tchaikovsky(Cass, Comp) Ronco, Ronco 4C/RTL 2084 D UK 1982 Sell This Version
4C RTL 2085 The Monkees - 20 Golden Greats The Monkees 20 Golden Greats(Cass, Comp) Ronco 4C RTL 2085 Unknown Sell This Version
4C-RTL 2086 Various - Chart Wars (May The Hits Be With You!) Various Chart Wars (May The Hits Be With You!) (Comp) 4C-RTL 2086 UK 1982 Sell This Version
4C - RTL 2088 - A Various - Raiders Of The Pop Charts - Part 1 Various Raiders Of The Pop Charts - Part 1 & Part 2 (Comp) 4C - RTL 2088 - A UK 1982 Sell This Version
4C - RTL 2088 - B Various - Raiders Of The Pop Charts - Part 1 & Part 2 Various Raiders Of The Pop Charts - Part 1 & Part 2(2xCass, Comp) Ronco, Ronco 4C - RTL 2088 - B UK 1982 Sell This Version
4C-RTL 2090 A Various - Chart Runners Part 1 Various Chart Runners Part 1 (Comp) 4C-RTL 2090 A UK 1983 Sell This Version
4C - RTL 2090B Various - Chart Runners Part 2 Various Chart Runners Part 2 (Comp) 4C - RTL 2090B UK 1983 Sell This Version
4C RTL 2091 A Various - Chart Encounters Of The Hit Kind - Part One Various Chart Encounters Of The Hit Kind - Part One(Cass, Comp) Ronco 4C RTL 2091 A UK 1983 Sell This Version
4C- RTL 2091-B Various - Chart Encounters Of The Hit Kind - Part 2 Various Chart Encounters Of The Hit Kind - Part 2(Cass, Comp) Ronco, Ronco 4C- RTL 2091-B UK 1983 Sell This Version
4C-RTL 2093 Various - Lovers Only! Various Lovers Only!(Cass, Comp) Ronco 4C-RTL 2093 UK Unknown Sell This Version
4C - RTL 2095 Various - Hits On Fire - 20 Scorching Tracks! Various Hits On Fire - 20 Scorching Tracks!(Cass, Comp) Ronco, Ronco 4C - RTL 2095 UK Unknown Sell This Version
4C/RTM 2072 Various Thank You For The Music(2xCass, Comp) Ronco 4C/RTM 2072 UK Unknown Sell This Version
4T/RR2004 Various - Good Vibrations Various Good Vibrations(Cass, Comp, Mono) Ronco 4T/RR2004 UK Unknown Sell This Version
6C 154-96167/8 Various - Stardust - 44 Original Hits From The Sound Track Of The Film Various Stardust - 44 Original Hits From The Sound Track Of The Film(2xLP, Comp, Mono, Gat) EMI 6C 154-96167/8 Denmark 1974 Sell This Version
8T-19762-C Various - Star Trackin' '76 Various Star Trackin' '76(8-Trk, Comp) Ronco 8T-19762-C Canada 1976 Sell This Version
8T/BPR 2008 Various - Black Explosion Various Black Explosion(8-Trk, Comp) Ronco 8T/BPR 2008 UK Unknown Sell This Version
8T/RR 2004 Various - Good Vibrations Various Good Vibrations(8-Trk, Comp) Ronco 8T/RR 2004 UK 1973 Sell This Version
8T/RTL 2012 Various 20 Blazing Bullets(8-Trk, Comp) Ronco 8T/RTL 2012 UK 1975 Sell This Version
8T/RTL 2014 Various - Star Trackin' '76 Various Star Trackin' '76(8-Trk, Comp) Ronco 8T/RTL 2014 UK 1975 Sell This Version
8X2L 8114 The Beach Boys - Super Hits The Beach Boys Super Hits(8-Trk, Comp) Ronco 8X2L 8114 US 1978 Sell This Version
18-SP-0164 Various - Good Vibrations Various Good Vibrations(8-Trk, Comp) Ronco 18-SP-0164 Canada 1973 Sell This Version
18-SP-0226 Various - A Christmas Present Various A Christmas Present(8-Trk, Comp) Ronco 18-SP-0226 Canada 1973 Sell This Version
18SP-0301 Various - A Christmas Gift Various A Christmas Gift(8-Trk, Comp) Ronco 18SP-0301 Canada Unknown Sell This Version
18-SP-0315 Various - Rock Power Various Rock Power(8-Trk, Comp) Ronco 18-SP-0315 Canada Unknown Sell This Version
2140 Various - Love Rock Various Love Rock (Comp) 2140 Canada 1980 Sell This Version
2270 Various - Winners Various Winners(LP, Comp, Promo) Ronco 2270 US 1979 Sell This Version
3000 Various - Star Time Various Star Time(LP, Comp) Ronco 3000 US 1979 Sell This Version
3210 Various - Sound Express Various Sound Express (Comp) 3210 US 1980 Sell This Version
3220 Various - 15th Anniversary Country Music Awards Various 15th Anniversary Country Music Awards(LP, Comp) Ronco, CSP 3220 US 1980 Sell This Version
AS 15447 Various - Sonic Boom (Sound Express) Various Sonic Boom (Sound Express)(LP, Comp) Ronco, Ronco, Ronco AS 15447 UK 1979 Sell This Version
BLACK JOY Various - Black Joy - Excerpts From The Film Soundtrack Various Black Joy - Excerpts From The Film Soundtrack(7", Promo) Ronco BLACK JOY UK 1977 Sell This Version
BPR 2008 Various - Black Explosion Various Black Explosion(LP, Album, Comp) Ronco BPR 2008 UK 1974 Sell This Version
CDR 2011 Various - Dance, Sing Or Anything Various Dance, Sing Or Anything (Comp) CDR 2011 UK 1975 Sell This Version
CDRS9017 Des O'Connor - Now Des O'Connor Now(CD, Album, RE) Ronco CDRS9017 UK 1998 Sell This Version
CDSR008 Elkie Brooks - Inspiration Elkie Brooks Inspiration(CD) Ronco CDSR008 UK 1993 Sell This Version
CDSR 024 Robin Hill / Pete Wiltchinsky* - Romantic Guitars Robin Hill / Pete Wiltchinsky* Romantic Guitars(CD) Ronco CDSR 024 UK 1993 Sell This Version
CDSR 062 Jive Bunny And The Mastermixers - Swing The Mood The Album Jive Bunny And The Mastermixers Swing The Mood The Album(CD, Comp) Ronco CDSR 062 UK 1994 Sell This Version
CDSR 063 The Red Army Ensemble, Moscow Military District* Russian Army Cavalcade(CD, Album) Ronco CDSR 063 UK & Ireland 1994 Sell This Version
CDSR064 Joe Longthorne - Especially For You Joe Longthorne Especially For You (Album) CDSR064 UK Unknown Sell This Version
CDSR067 Perry Como - The Great Vocalists Perry Como The Great Vocalists(CD, Comp) Ronco CDSR067 UK 1995 Sell This Version
CDSR071 Des O'Connor - To All The Girls I've Loved Before Des O'Connor To All The Girls I've Loved Before(CD, Album) Ronco, Telstar CDSR071 UK & Europe 1984 Sell This Version
CDSR085 Foster & Allen - Old Loves Never Die Foster & Allen Old Loves Never Die(2xCD, Comp, Spe) Ronco CDSR085 UK 1997 Sell This Version
CDSR087 Kay Starr For You(CD, Album, Comp) Ronco CDSR087 UK 1995 Sell This Version
CDSR107 Ron Aspery - The Ultimate Sax Collection Ron Aspery The Ultimate Sax Collection(CD, Album) Ronco CDSR107 UK & Ireland 1997 Sell This Version