Hallmark Records

Hallmark Records

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Also appears as "Hallmark" only (on cassettes and CDs). See Hallmark Music & Entertainment for releases after 1999/2000.
The Hallmark Records label was launched for the British market as a co-operation of Pickwick International, Inc. and CBS Records Inc. in November 1967. Commonly 'Made in England' is denoted, but there are also some releases with 'Made in U.S.A.' released in an UK cover. It was constructed as a budget line, similar to EMI's Music For Pleasure label. The reissued albums commonly state different main titles and artwork. Compilations were also released.
Attention! Please be careful by using the copyright or first publishing dates for the release dates at this reissue label. These dates mainly refer to the initial versions. Also avoid using release dates before 1967 when the label was launched and do not copy release dates from different version to this label.
There are only a few exceptions, when Hallmark released initial versions, like Sandy Denny And The Strawbs* - All Our Own Work, beside its remarkable Top Of The Pops (3) series, that was started in 1968. Soundalike cover versions of the hits of the day (and future hits, for each of the Top of the Pops albums was recorded on such a short time scale that the producers had to try and predict which forthcoming releases would become major hits) ran for nearly one hundred albums over the course of the next thirteen years. Two of the series, issues 18 and 20 actually topped the UK album charts, while a further two, issues 17 and 19, made the Top 20. Total sales in excess of 3 million units, the album chart rules were changed to exclude budget albums from the main chart.
The label started with mono releases, indicated by the HM prefix, while the stereo versions are denoted by SHM. In the beginning often a mono cover got a stereo sticker and includes a stereo record with SHM, while the cover denotes HM.
The early mono releases had a orange or red label design. In the beginning the bottom of the rear cover denotes
Exclusively distributed by Pickwick International Inc. (G.B.) Ltd., Victoria Works, Edgware Road, Cricklewood, London, N.W.2.
See for example Doris Day - Sings Her Great Movie Hits
A bit later this changed to 'Hallmark Records A product of ...'
See for example Frankie Laine - Frankie Laine's Best
Even later version had the big fat 'pickwick' wording in the middle of the bottom bar.
There are often different versions for the same cat#, so please provide full images or description, as mandatory due to the circumstances.
Since May 1968 the label also released UK versions of the United Artists Records budget line in the Unart Series.
By end of 1968 the label started to build up a folk repertoire.

Many releases are pressed by CBS Pressing Plant, Aston Clinton - please check the runouts for the typical signs.
Sublabels
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Contact Info:
First address:
Pickwick International Inc. (G.B.) Ltd., Victoria Works, Edgware Road, Cricklewood, London, N.W.2.
1973 the address changed to
A subsidiary of Pickwick Int. Inc. (GB) Ltd.
The Hyde Industrial estate, The Hyde, London NW9 6JU.
(Have since moved to Buckinghamshire)
Sites:
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Label


Cat#  Artist Title (Format) Label Cat#  Country Year
486C2IA 50 Classic TV Themes  album cover The Ray Hartley Orchestra & Singers 50 Classic TV Themes(CD) Hallmark Records 486C2IA UK 1997 Sell This Version
554 Symphony N 5 in C minor and Egmont Overture  album cover The London Symphony Orchestra Symphony N 5 in C minor and Egmont Overture(LP) Hallmark Records 554 UK & Europe Unknown Sell This Version
10.509-A Co-Co / Turnaround  album cover Various Co-Co / Turnaround(7") Hallmark Records 10.509-A Spain 1971 Sell This Version
11544 A Superstition   album cover Wonderful Rhythm Superstition (7") Hallmark Records 11544 A Spain 1973 Sell This Version
11545A Roll Over Beethoven / Sylvia  album cover The Electric's Band Roll Over Beethoven / Sylvia(7") Hallmark Records 11545A Spain 1973 Sell This Version
11546 A Blockbuster  album cover The Teews Blockbuster(7", Single, Promo) Hallmark Records 11546 A Spain 1973 Sell This Version
11557-A Cum On Feel The Noize / The Twelfth Of Never  album cover Dedal Cum On Feel The Noize / The Twelfth Of Never(7") Hallmark Records 11557-A Spain 1973 Sell This Version
11.558.A Get Down  album cover The Teews Get Down(7", Single, Promo) Hallmark Records 11.558.A Spain 1973 Sell This Version
11.625 Así Hablaba Zarathustra (2001) = Also Sprach Zarathustra  album cover Dostatos Así Hablaba Zarathustra (2001) = Also Sprach Zarathustra(7", Single) Hallmark Records, Hallmark Records 11.625 Spain 1973 Sell This Version
11626 A Has Anybody Seen My Sweet Gypsy Rose?  album cover Dedal Has Anybody Seen My Sweet Gypsy Rose? (Single) 11626 A Spain 1973 Sell This Version
14.917-A Jesus Christ, Superstar / Heaven On Their Minds  album cover Andrew Lloyd Webber, Tim Rice Andrew Lloyd Webber, Tim Rice - Jesus Christ, Superstar / Heaven On Their Minds(7", Single, Mono) Hallmark Records 14.917-A Spain 1971 Sell This Version
82.228-H Dostatos Así Hablaba Zarathustra (2001) (Also Sprach Zarathustra) (LP, Album) Hallmark Records 82.228-H Spain 1973 Sell This Version
85.006-V Top Of The Pops  album cover Various Top Of The Pops(LP, Album) Hallmark Records 85.006-V Spain 1973 Sell This Version
85.451-V Shaft - Isaac Hayes' Music From The Movie  album cover Mack Browne & The Brothers Shaft - Isaac Hayes' Music From The Movie(LP, Album) Hallmark Records 85.451-V Spain 1972 Sell This Version
300012 Rhythm 'N' Country  album cover Patsy Cline Rhythm 'N' Country(CD, Comp) Hallmark Records 300012 UK 1995 Sell This Version
300022 Frank Sinatra & Friends  album cover Frank Sinatra And Friends Frank Sinatra & Friends(CD, Comp) Hallmark Records 300022 UK 1995 Sell This Version
300032 Live  album cover Johnny Cash Live(CD, Comp) Hallmark Records 300032 1995 Sell This Version
300042 Face Of A Fighter  album cover Willie Nelson Face Of A Fighter (Comp) 300042 Germany 1995 Sell This Version
300044 Willie Nelson Face Of A Fighter (2)(Cass, Comp) Hallmark Records 300044 UK 1995 Sell This Version
300052 Their Very Best Featuring 'Love Is All Around'  album cover The Troggs Their Very Best Featuring 'Love Is All Around'(CD, Comp) Hallmark Records 300052 UK 1995 Sell This Version
300072 Have I Told You Lately That I Love You  album cover Jim Reeves Have I Told You Lately That I Love You(CD, Comp) Hallmark Records 300072 UK 1995 Sell This Version
300084 Don Williams (2) I Believe In You(Cass, Comp) Hallmark Records 300084 UK 1995 Sell This Version
300092 The Unforgettable Voice Of Nat King Cole  album cover Nat King Cole The Unforgettable Voice Of Nat King Cole(CD, Album, Comp) Hallmark Records 300092 UK 1995 Sell This Version
300094 Nat King Cole The Unforgettable Voice Of Nat King Cole(Cass, Comp) Hallmark Records 300094 UK 1995 Sell This Version
300102 Big 14  album cover Judge Dread Big 14(CD, Comp) Hallmark Records 300102 UK 1995 Sell This Version
300104 Big 14  album cover Judge Dread Big 14(Cass, Comp) Hallmark Records 300104 UK 1995 Sell This Version
300112 Love Letters  album cover Perry Como Love Letters(CD, Comp) Hallmark Records 300112 UK 1995 Sell This Version
300122 Kings Of Clarinet  album cover Benny Goodman / Artie Shaw Benny Goodman / Artie Shaw - Kings Of Clarinet(CD, Comp) Hallmark Records 300122 UK 1995 Sell This Version
300124 Kings Of Clarinet  album cover Benny Goodman & Artie Shaw Benny Goodman & Artie Shaw - Kings Of Clarinet(Cass, Comp) Hallmark Records 300124 UK Unknown Sell This Version
300132 Louis Armstrong Jazz Genius(CD, Album) Hallmark Records 300132 UK Unknown Sell This Version
300142 I'm In The Mood For Love  album cover Frank Sinatra I'm In The Mood For Love(CD, Album, Comp) Hallmark Records 300142 UK 1995 Sell This Version
300152 A Tisket A Tasket - 24 Swing Standards From The First Lady Of Jazz  album cover Ella Fitzgerald A Tisket A Tasket - 24 Swing Standards From The First Lady Of Jazz(CD, Comp) Hallmark Records 300152 UK 1995 Sell This Version
300154 A Tisket A Tasket 24 Swing Standards From The First Lady Of Jazz  album cover Ella Fitzgerald A Tisket A Tasket 24 Swing Standards From The First Lady Of Jazz(Cass, Comp) Hallmark Records 300154 UK 1995 Sell This Version
300162 Le Jazz Hot!  album cover Quintet Of The Hot Club Of France* With Django Reinhardt & Stephane Grappelly's Hot Four* Quintet Of The Hot Club Of France* With Django Reinhardt & Stephane Grappelly's Hot Four* - Le Jazz Hot!(CD, Album, Comp) Hallmark Records 300162 UK 1995 Sell This Version
300162 Le Jazz Hot!  album cover Quintet Of The Hot Club Of France* With Django Reinhardt & Stephane Grappelly's Hot Four* Quintet Of The Hot Club Of France* With Django Reinhardt & Stephane Grappelly's Hot Four* - Le Jazz Hot!(CD, Album, Comp) Hallmark Records 300162 UK 1995 Sell This Version
300164 Le Jazz Hot!  album cover Quintet Of The Hot Club Of France* With Django Reinhardt & Stephane Grappelly's Hot Four* Quintet Of The Hot Club Of France* With Django Reinhardt & Stephane Grappelly's Hot Four* - Le Jazz Hot!(Cass, Comp) Hallmark Records 300164 UK 1995 Sell This Version
300172 Pan Pipes Of The Andes  album cover Various Pan Pipes Of The Andes(CD, Album) Hallmark Records 300172 UK 1995 Sell This Version
300174 Pan Pipes Of The Andes  album cover Unknown Artist Pan Pipes Of The Andes(Cass, Album) Hallmark Records 300174 UK 1995 Sell This Version
300182 Philly Soul  album cover The Three Degrees & Sheila Ferguson The Three Degrees & Sheila Ferguson - Philly Soul(CD, Comp) Hallmark Records 300182 UK 1995 Sell This Version
300202 Blues, Ballads & Bop  album cover Georgie Fame Blues, Ballads & Bop(CD, Comp) Hallmark Records 300202 UK 1995 Sell This Version
300222 King Bing! - 20 Golden Favourites From The King Of Crooners  album cover Bing Crosby King Bing! - 20 Golden Favourites From The King Of Crooners(CD, Comp) Hallmark Records 300222 UK 1995 Sell This Version
300224 King Bing  album cover Bing Crosby King Bing(Cass, Comp) Hallmark Records 300224 UK 1995 Sell This Version
300232 No.1 Love Songs . The Guitar Collection  album cover John Anthony (7) No.1 Love Songs . The Guitar Collection(CD, Album) Hallmark Records 300232 UK & Europe 1995 Sell This Version
300242 Crazy Man Crazy  album cover Bill Haley Crazy Man Crazy(CD, Comp) Hallmark Records 300242 UK 1995 Sell This Version
300252 Magic Moments  album cover Billy Vaughn And His Orchestra Magic Moments(CD, Comp) Hallmark Records 300252 UK 1995 Sell This Version
300262 Happy In Love  album cover Dinah Shore Happy In Love(CD, Album, Comp) Hallmark Records 300262 UK 1995 Sell This Version
300264 Happy In Love  album cover Dinah Shore Happy In Love(Cass, Comp) Hallmark Records 300264 UK 1995 Sell This Version
300282 That Ukelele Man!  album cover George Formby That Ukelele Man!(CD, Comp) Hallmark Records 300282 UK 1995 Sell This Version
300292 Sally And Other Favourites  album cover Gracie Fields Sally And Other Favourites(CD, Album, Comp) Hallmark Records 300292 UK 1995 Sell This Version
300302 Just Like Eddie  album cover Heinz Just Like Eddie(CD, Comp) Hallmark Records 300302 UK 1985 Sell This Version
300304 Just Like Eddie  album cover Heinz Just Like Eddie(Cass, Album, Comp) Hallmark Records 300304 UK 1995 Sell This Version
300322 Lena Horne Sings The Standards  album cover Lena Horne Lena Horne Sings The Standards(CD, Album, Comp) Hallmark Records 300322 UK 1995 Sell This Version
300332 Falling In Love Again  album cover Marlene Dietrich Falling In Love Again(CD, Comp) Hallmark Records 300332 UK 1995 Sell This Version
300342 Another Side Of Sandie  album cover Sandie Shaw Another Side Of Sandie(CD, Album, Comp) Hallmark Records 300342 UK 1995 Sell This Version
300392 Live  album cover Merle Haggard Live(CD, Album) Hallmark Records 300392 Germany 1995 Sell This Version
300402 Irish Pub Singalong  album cover Noel Healy & The Ireland's Own Singers Noel Healy & The Ireland's Own Singers - Irish Pub Singalong(CD, Comp) Hallmark Records 300402 UK 1995 Sell This Version
300412 Live  album cover Willie Nelson Live(CD, Comp) Hallmark Records 300412 UK 1995 Sell This Version
300414 Live  album cover Willie Nelson Live(Cass, Comp) Hallmark Records 300414 UK 1995 Sell This Version
300422 Swing Out  album cover Various Swing Out(CD, Comp) Hallmark Records 300422 UK 1995 Sell This Version
300432 We Got Rhythm!  album cover Various We Got Rhythm!(CD, Album, Comp) Hallmark Records 300432 UK 1995 Sell This Version
300462 All Time Greats  album cover Various All Time Greats(CD, Comp) Hallmark Records 300462 UK 1995 Sell This Version
300482 Country Greats  album cover Various Country Greats(CD, Comp) Hallmark Records 300482 UK 1999 Sell This Version
300492 Best From Broadway  album cover The London Theatre Orchestra Best From Broadway(CD, Album) Hallmark Records 300492 UK 1995 Sell This Version
300502 Brass Band Favourites  album cover Various Brass Band Favourites(CD, Album, Comp) Hallmark Records 300502 UK 1995 Sell This Version
300542 Celtic Jigs & Reels  album cover The Glencastle Sound & Waxies Dargle The Glencastle Sound & Waxies Dargle - Celtic Jigs & Reels(CD) Hallmark Records 300542 UK 1999 Sell This Version
300572 German Bierfest Favorites  album cover Bavarian Oompah Band, Big Bavarian Band Bavarian Oompah Band, Big Bavarian Band - German Bierfest Favorites(CD, Comp) Hallmark Records 300572 UK & US 1995 Sell This Version
300602 You Win Again (The Country Side Of Jerry Lee Lewis)  album cover Jerry Lee Lewis You Win Again (The Country Side Of Jerry Lee Lewis)(CD, Comp) Hallmark Records 300602 UK 1995 Sell This Version
300622 Marching Around The World  album cover Various Marching Around The World(CD, Comp) Hallmark Records 300622 UK 1995 Sell This Version
300652 Rocky Road Blues  album cover Gene Vincent Rocky Road Blues(CD, Comp) Hallmark Records 300652 UK 1995 Sell This Version
300662 Wimoweh  album cover Karl Denver Wimoweh(CD, Comp) Hallmark Records 300662 UK 1995 Sell This Version
300672 Dynamite  album cover Les Gray's Mud* Dynamite(CD, Comp) Hallmark Records 300672 UK 1995 Sell This Version
300692 The Master  album cover Noël Coward The Master(CD, Comp) Hallmark Records 300692 UK 1995 Sell This Version
300712 Piano Favourites  album cover Various Piano Favourites(CD, Comp) Hallmark Records 300712 UK 1995 Sell This Version
300722 Kings Of Country  album cover Various Kings Of Country(CD, Album, Comp) Hallmark Records 300722 UK 1995 Sell This Version
300732 Romantic Guitars  album cover Various Romantic Guitars(CD, Album) Hallmark Records 300732 UK 1995 Sell This Version
300742 Singing In The Rain & Other Great Standards  album cover Tommy Steele Singing In The Rain & Other Great Standards(CD, Comp) Hallmark Records 300742 UK 1995 Sell This Version
300802 Soul Brothers & Sisters  album cover Various Soul Brothers & Sisters(CD, Comp) Hallmark Records 300802 UK 1995 Sell This Version
300822 Welsh Choirs  album cover Various Welsh Choirs(CD, Album, Comp) Hallmark Records 300822 UK 1995 Sell This Version
300852  Kings And Queens Of Country   album cover Various Kings And Queens Of Country (CD, Comp) Hallmark Records 300852 UK 1995 Sell This Version
300862 The Lady Is A Tramp And Other Great Standards  album cover Peggy Lee The Lady Is A Tramp And Other Great Standards(CD, Comp) Hallmark Records 300862 UK 1995 Sell This Version
300882 Queens Of Country  album cover Various Queens Of Country(CD, Album, Comp) Hallmark Records 300882 UK 1995 Sell This Version
300884 Various Queens Of Country(Cass, Comp) Hallmark Records 300884 UK 1995 Sell This Version
300912 Fabulous Females  album cover Various Fabulous Females(CD, Album, Comp) Hallmark Records 300912 UK 1995 Sell This Version
300932 Born With The Blues  album cover Various Born With The Blues(CD, Comp) Hallmark Records 300932 UK 1995 Sell This Version
300934 Born With The Blues  album cover Various Born With The Blues(Cass, Album, Comp) Hallmark Records 300934 UK 1995 Sell This Version
300944 Various Best Of 60s British Beat(Cass, Comp) Hallmark Records 300944 UK 1995 Sell This Version
300962 Love At The Musicals  album cover The West End Orchestra & Singers* Love At The Musicals(CD, Album) Hallmark Records 300962 UK 1995 Sell This Version
300964 The West End Orchestra & Singers* Love At The Musicals(Cass, Album) Hallmark Records 300964 UK 1995 Sell This Version
300972 The Foot Tappers Play The Hits Of The Shadows  album cover The Foot Tappers The Foot Tappers Play The Hits Of The Shadows(CD, Album) Hallmark Records 300972 UK 1995 Sell This Version
300974 The Foot Tappers Play The Hits Of The Shadows  album cover The Foot Tappers The Foot Tappers Play The Hits Of The Shadows(Cass, Album) Hallmark Records 300974 UK 1995 Sell This Version
301022 Greatest Hits  album cover Samantha Fox Greatest Hits(CD, Comp) Hallmark Records 301022 UK 1995 Sell This Version
301042 Moonlight Piano Favourites  album cover Unknown Artist Moonlight Piano Favourites(CD, Album) Hallmark Records 301042 UK 1995 Sell This Version
301062 Synthesizer Hits  album cover Unknown Artist Synthesizer Hits(CD, Album, Comp) Hallmark Records 301062 UK 1995 Sell This Version
301082 The Very Best Disco Mega Mixes  album cover Various The Very Best Disco Mega Mixes (Comp) 301082 UK 1995 Sell This Version
301092 Megamix Dance Party 2  album cover The Retro Mastermixers Megamix Dance Party 2(CD, Comp, Mixed) Hallmark Records 301092 UK 1995 Sell This Version
301122 Hot! Wild! Unrestricted!  album cover Millie Jackson Hot! Wild! Unrestricted!(CD, Album, RE) Hallmark Records 301122 UK 1995 Sell This Version
301142 Real Hot Ragga  album cover Raggamasters Real Hot Ragga(CD, Comp) Hallmark Records 301142 UK 1995 Sell This Version
301152 Love At The Movies  album cover The Starshine Orchestra & Singers Love At The Movies(CD, Album) Hallmark Records 301152 UK 1995 Sell This Version
301162 The Best Of Bond  album cover The Starshine Orchestra & Singers The Best Of Bond(CD, Album) Hallmark Records 301162 UK 1995 Sell This Version
301182 Irish Moods  album cover The Hill/Wiltchinsky Guitar Duo Irish Moods(CD, Comp) Hallmark Records 301182 UK 1995 Sell This Version

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August 25, 2018
CHM 657. Ireland's Own - Arthur Murphy Sings. LP. 12 Tracks. Vinyl LP.