K-Tel

K-Tel

Profile:
International budget record label.
Labelcode: LC 02769

US pressings made after 1974 have a two digit code system on the center labels, identifying the respective pressing plants:
01 = Specialty Records Corporation
07 = United Superior Records
09 = MCA Pressing Plant, Gloversville
11 = Monarch Record Mfg. Co.
12 = PRC Recording Company, Richmond, IN
15 = MCA Pressing Plant, Pinckneyville
16 = Columbia Records Pressing Plant, Pitman
17 = Columbia Records Pressing Plant, Santa Maria
18 = Sonic Recording Products, Inc. (pre-1975) / Goldisc Recording Products, Inc. (post-1975)
19 = Columbia Records Pressing Plant, Terre Haute
44 = RCA Records Pressing Plant, Indianapolis (their pressings used RCA Custom matrix numbers, i.e. F4RS- for 1976 or J4RS- for 1979)
70 = Columbia Records Pressing Plant, Carrollton, GA
74 = Electrosound Group Midwest, Inc.
80 = Trutone Mastering Labs
91 = Hub-Servall Record Mfg. Corp.
95 = Wakefield Manufacturing

Unknown: 02 (or 002), 29, 47, 55, 56, 61 (probably Peter Pan Industries), 66 (probably H.V. Waddell Co., but needs to be confirmed), 69.

Between 1972 and 1974, US pressings were identified by (mostly) single letter codes; known identifications are as follows:
A = Capitol Records Pressing Plant, Los Angeles
G = MCA Pressing Plant, Gloversville
J = Capitol Records Pressing Plant, Jacksonville
K = Keel Mfg. Corp.
P = MCA Pressing Plant, Pinckneyville
S = Capitol Records Pressing Plant, Scranton
CRP (alt. RP) = Columbia Records Pressing Plant, Terre Haute
Sublabels
Contact Info:
1970s UK address:
35-37 Sunbean Road
Park Royal
London
NW10
Sites:
[l2553]

Label


Cat#  Artist Title (Format) Label Cat#  Country Year
3D2 The Three Degrees Gold(LP, Comp) K-Tel, Ariola 3D2 UK 1980 Sell This Version
0004 Louis Clark, The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Louis Clark, The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra - Hooked On Rodgers & Hammerstein(7") K-Tel 0004 Unknown Sell This Version
6CD 3444 Lesley Garrett Songs From Stage And Screen(CD, Album) K-Tel 6CD 3444 UK 1998 Sell This Version
7H-041-2 FireForce (2) March On(CD, Album) 7Hard 7H-041-2 UK & Europe 2011 Sell This Version
8 T 134 Various Music Box(8-Trk, Comp) K-Tel 8 T 134 Germany 1976 Sell This Version
8T 947 Petula Clark 20 All Time Greatest(8-Trk, Comp) K-Tel 8T 947 UK & Ireland 1976 Sell This Version
8T950 Various Disco Rocket(8-Trk, Comp, Album) K-Tel 8T950 UK 1976 Sell This Version
8T994 Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons - The Greatest Hits Volume 1(8-Trk, Comp) K-Tel 8T994 UK 1976 Sell This Version
8WU-326 Various Good Times In Country Music Vol. 8(8-Trk, Comp) K-Tel 8WU-326 US 1974 Sell This Version
8XTN 110 Various 20 Rock & Roll Greats(8-Trk, Comp) K-Tel 8XTN 110 Germany 1974 Sell This Version
18A0447 Various Platinum Memories(3xLP, Comp) K-Tel 18A0447 Spain 1982 Sell This Version
18C0311 Chubby Checker Chubby Checker(Cass, Comp) K-tel 18C0311 Spain 1982 Sell This Version
18L0187 Various Juke Box Revival Volumen III. Años 53-54(LP, Comp) K-Tel, K-Tel 18L0187 Spain 1981 Sell This Version
18L0191 Various Juke Box Revival Vol. 7 Año 58(LP, Comp) K-Tel, K-Tel 18L0191 Spain 1981 Sell This Version
18L0194 Various Juke Box Revival. Vol. 10. Año 60(LP, Comp) K-Tel, K-Tel 18L0194 Spain 1981 Sell This Version
18L0196 Various Juke Box Revival. Vol. 12 Años 60(LP, Comp) K-Tel, K-Tel 18L0196 Spain 1981 Sell This Version
18L0201 Various Juke Box Revival. Vol. 17. Año 67(LP, Comp) K-Tel, K-Tel 18L0201 Spain 1981 Sell This Version
18L0202 Various Juke Box Revival. Vol. 18. Año 68(LP, Comp) K-Tel, K-Tel 18L0202 Spain 1981 Sell This Version
18L0204 Various Juke Box Revival. Vol. 20. Años 70(LP, Comp) K-Tel, K-Tel 18L0204 Spain 1981 Sell This Version
18L0223 Jim Croce Greatest Hits (Comp) 18L0223 Spain 1980 Sell This Version
18L0224 David Bowie Lo Mejor De Bowie(LP, Comp) K-Tel, Edigsa, K-Tel, Edigsa 18L0224 Spain 1981 Sell This Version
18L0227 4 Bill Haley And The Comets'* Original Favorites(LP, Comp) K-Tel 18L0227 4 Spain 1981 Sell This Version
18L0245 Various The Platinum Album(LP, Comp) K-tel, Edigsa 18L0245 Spain 1981 Sell This Version
18L0265 5 The London Symphony Orchestra And The Royal Choral Society The London Symphony Orchestra And The Royal Choral Society - Classic Rock, Rock Classics(LP, Gat) K-Tel, EDIGSA 18L0265 5 Spain 1981 Sell This Version
18L0282 The London Welsh Male Voice Choir* Songs Of The Valleys(LP, Album) K-Tel 18L0282 Spain 1981 Sell This Version
18L0288 Various Rock Generation(LP, Comp) K-Tel, Edigsa 18L0288 Spain 1981 Sell This Version
18L0308 Percy Sledge Percy Sledge(LP) K-Tel, Edigsa 18L0308 Spain 1982 Sell This Version
18L0309 Johnnie Ray Johnnie Ray(LP, Comp) K-Tel 18L0309 Spain 1982 Sell This Version
18L0350 Various Bits N'Pieces(LP, Mixed) K-tel 18L0350 Spain 1982 Sell This Version
18L0367 5 The Kings Of Swing Orchestra Hooked On Swing, The Album(LP, Album, Mixed) K-Tel, Edigsa 18L0367 5 Spain 1982 Sell This Version
18L0414 The London Symphony Orchestra Symphonic Rock(LP, Album) K-Tel 18L0414 Spain 1982 Sell This Version
18L0455 Louis Clark Conducting The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Louis Clark Conducting The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra - Hooked On Classics 2 - Can't Stop The Classics(LP) K-Tel 18L0455 Spain 1982 Sell This Version
18L0456 Unknown Artist Obras Maestras (Una Aventura Electronica En El Mundo De Los Clasicos)(LP, Album) Edigsa, K-Tel 18L0456 Spain 1982 Sell This Version
18L0590 Heidi (14) El Mundo Maravilloso De Heidi (LP, Album) K-Tel 18L0590 Spain 1983 Sell This Version
18L0613 Louis Clark Conducting The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Louis Clark Conducting The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra - Hooked On Classics(LP) K-Tel 18L0613 Spain 1983 Sell This Version
18LO266 Mini Pops* Mini-Pops(LP, Album) K-Tel 18LO266 Spain 1981 Sell This Version
18P0350 Various Bits & Pieces(7", Promo) Edigsa, K-Tel 18P0350 Spain 1982 Sell This Version
18S0208 Johnnie Ray Cry / Please Mr. Sun (Single) 18S0208 Spain 1981 Sell This Version
18S0209 Four Aces* Perfidia / Three Coins In A Fountain(7") K-Tel, Edigsa 18S0209 Spain 1981 Sell This Version
18S0210 The Platters Only You / The Great Pretender(7", RE) K-Tel, K-Tel, Edigsa, Edigsa 18S0210 Spain 1981 Sell This Version
18S0210 The Platters Only You / The Great Pretender(7") K-Tel 18S0210 Spain 1981 Sell This Version
18S0211 Little Richard Long Tall Sally / Tutti Frutti(7", Single) K-Tel, K-Tel, Edigsa, Edigsa 18S0211 Spain 1981 Sell This Version
18S0212 The Diamonds Little Darlin' / The Stroll(7", Single, RE) K-Tel, Edigsa 18S0212 Spain 1981 Sell This Version
18S0214 The Drifters There Goes My Baby / Save The Last Dance For Me(7", Single) K-tel, K-tel, Edigsa, Edigsa 18S0214 Spain 1981 Sell This Version
18S0215 Bobby Vee Devil Or Angel / Rubber Ball(7", Single, RE) K-Tel, Edigsa 18S0215 Spain 1981 Sell This Version
18S0216 The Shirelles Soldier Boy / Will You Love Me Tomorrow(7", Single) K-Tel, K-Tel, Edigsa, Edigsa 18S0216 Spain 1981 Sell This Version
18S0220 The Tremeloes Silence Is Golden / Here Comes My Baby(7", Single) K-Tel, Edigsa 18S0220 Spain 1981 Sell This Version
18S0221 Bobby Sherman Little Woman / La La La (If I Had You)(7", Single) K-Tel, Edigsa 18S0221 Spain 1981 Sell This Version
18S0222 The Troggs Wild Thing / With A Girl Like You(7", Single, Comp) K-Tel, Edigsa 18S0222 Spain 1981 Sell This Version
18S0213-11 Lloyd Price Personality(7", RE) K-Tel, Edigsa 18S0213-11 Spain 1981 Sell This Version
18S0218-11 Jan And Dean* Surf City / The Little Old Lady From Pasadena(7") K-tel, Edigsa 18S0218-11 Spain 1981 Sell This Version
18S0219-11 P.J. Proby Hold Me / María(7", Single) K-Tel, Edigsa 18S0219-11 Spain 1981 Sell This Version
18S0222-11 The Troggs Wild Thing(7", Single) Edigsa, K-Tel 18S0222-11 Spain 1981 Sell This Version
31C 034 420613 Jamelão 25 Anos De Sucessos(LP, Comp) K-Tel 31C 034 420613 Brazil 1981 Sell This Version
74 Various K-Tel Music Sold Here - K-Tel Platinum Picks In-Store Demonstration Record Spring 1984(LP, Comp, Promo, Smplr) K-Tel 74 US 1984 Sell This Version
119 Various Huks Music Sampler 2001(CD, Comp) HUKS MUSIC 119 South Korea 2001 Sell This Version
247-2 The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra The Hooked On Classics Collection(CD, Comp) K-Tel 247-2 US 1989 Sell This Version
247-4 The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Arranged And Conducted By Louis Clark The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Arranged And Conducted By Louis Clark - The Hooked On Classics Collection: The Best Of "Hooked On Classics"(Cass, Comp) K-Tel 247-4 USA & Canada 1987 Sell This Version
307-1 Various Dance Club Beat(LP, Comp) K-Tel 307-1 US 1989 Sell This Version
307-2 Various Dance Club Beat(CD, Comp) K-Tel 307-2 US 1989 Sell This Version
307-4 Various Dance Club Beat(Cass, Album) K-Tel 307-4 US 1989 Sell This Version
315-2 Various Rap's Biggest Hits(CD, Comp) K-Tel 315-2 US 1990 Sell This Version
316-2 Various Rap Beginnings - Vol. I(CD, Comp) K-Tel 316-2 US 1989 Sell This Version
316-4 Various Rap Beginnings - Vol. I(Cass, Comp) K-Tel 316-4 USA & Canada 1989 Sell This Version
320-2 Various Country Music Classics Volume II (1960-1965)(CD, Comp) K-Tel 320-2 US 1992 Sell This Version
331 Michael Jackson, The Jackson 5 Michael Jackson, The Jackson 5 - 14 Greatest Hits With The Jackson 5(Cass, Comp) Sono-Rodven 331 Venezuela 1983 Sell This Version
332 Diana Ross With Guest Performance By Marvin Gaye Diana Ross With Guest Performance By Marvin Gaye - Greatest Hits(LP, Comp) Sono-Rodven, K-Tel 332 Venezuela 1984 Sell This Version
350-2 Various Yo! Mo Rap(CD, Comp) K-Tel 350-2 US 1989 Sell This Version
350-4 Various Yo! Mo Rap(Cass, Comp) K-Tel 350-4 US 1989 Sell This Version
438-1 Various Rock Classics Volume II(LP, Comp) K-Tel 438-1 US 1989 Sell This Version
502-2 Various Seems Like Yesterday Vol. III - Late 70's(CD, Comp) K-Tel, CBS Special Products 502-2 US 1990 Sell This Version
542-1 Various The Best Of Country Rock(LP, Comp) K-Tel 542-1 US 1989 Sell This Version
615-2 Larry Elgart And His Manhattan Swing Orchestra Hooked On Swing 2(CD) K-Tel 615-2 US 1988 Sell This Version
615-4 Larry Elgart And His Manhattan Swing Orchestra Hooked On Swing 2(Cass) K-Tel 615-4 US 1988 Sell This Version
621-2 Various Rock Classics(CD, Comp) K-Tel, CBS Special Products 621-2 US 1988 Sell This Version
621-4 Various Rock Classics(Cass, Comp, Dol) K-Tel, CBS Special Products 621-4 US 1988 Sell This Version
626-2 Louis Clark / The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Louis Clark / The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra - Hooked On Classics 3: Journey Through The Classics(CD, Album) K-Tel 626-2 USA & Canada 1988 Sell This Version
626-4 Louis Clark Conducting The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Louis Clark Conducting The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra - Hooked On Classics 3 - Journey Through The Classics(Cass, Dol) K-Tel 626-4 US 1988 Sell This Version
631-1 Various Rising Metal(LP, Comp) K-Tel 631-1 US 1988 Sell This Version
631-2 Various Rising Metal(CD, Comp) K-Tel 631-2 US 1988 Sell This Version
631-4 Various Rising Metal(Cass, Comp) K-Tel 631-4 US 1988 Sell This Version
684-1 Various Mega Metal(LP, Comp) K-Tel 684-1 US 1989 Sell This Version
684-2 Various Mega Metal(CD, Comp) K-Tel 684-2 US 1989 Sell This Version
684-4 Various Mega Metal(Cass, Comp) K-Tel 684-4 US 1989 Sell This Version
713-2 Various Battle Of The Bands(CD, Comp, RM) K-Tel 713-2 US 1988 Sell This Version
0751-2 1910 Fruitgum Company, Ohio Express 1910 Fruitgum Company, Ohio Express - 1910 Fruitgum Co./Ohio Express(CD, Comp) K-Tel 0751-2 US 1991 Sell This Version
778-2 Chad & Jeremy Best Of Chad & Jeremy(CD, Comp) K-Tel 778-2 US 1990 Sell This Version
782-4 Various Twisted Metal(Cass, Comp) K-Tel 782-4 US 1990 Sell This Version
797-4 Larry Elgart And His Hooked On Swing Orchestra Hooked On Swing 3(Cass, Album) K-Tel 797-4 US 1988 Sell This Version
807-2 Various Rock Classics Volume III(CD, Comp) K-Tel 807-2 US 1990 Sell This Version
835-2 The Litter Distortions (Album) 835-2 US 1990 Sell This Version
872-2 Various Slow Dancin'(CD, Comp) K-Tel 872-2 US 1990 Sell This Version
943-2 Various Rap Beginnings - Vol. II (Comp) 943-2 US 1989 Sell This Version
989-2 Hooked On Dancin Singers And Orchestra Hooked On Dancin(CD) K-Tel 989-2 US 1989 Sell This Version
1004 Anne Grete 32 Hits(2x12", Comp) K-TEL 1004 Denmark 1988 Sell This Version
1234 The Emeralds The Best Of The Emeralds(LP) K-Tel 1234 Canada 2009 Sell This Version
1303-2 Willie Nelson K-Tel Presents Box Of Willie Nelson(3xCD, Comp) K-Tel 1303-2 2003 Sell This Version
1704-5 Circle Of Pain Paradox Of Destitution(CD, Album, Dig) MTM MUSIC 1704-5 Germany 2001 Sell This Version
1840 Conway Twitty #1 Hits(VHS, Comp, NTSC) K-Tel 1840 US Unknown Sell This Version
2104 Radius (10) Two Hearts(12") K-tel 2104 Switzerland 1987 Sell This Version