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
29 = Keel Mfg. Corp., or Hauppauge Record Manufacturing Ltd. (post 1980)
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), 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
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
8XTN 103/4-1 Various Radio Veronica 40 All Time Greatest Hits - Period 1964-1974(2x8-Trk, Comp) K-Tel, K-Tel 8XTN 103/4-1 Germany 1974 Sell This Version
16SP 1668 Various Street Wave(Cass, Album, Comp) K-Tel, K-Tel 16SP 1668 Canada 1980 Sell This Version
18A0447 Various Platinum Memories(3xLP, Comp) K-Tel 18A0447 Spain 1982 Sell This Version
18c0223 Jim Croce Greatest Hits(Cass, Comp) K-Tel 18c0223 Spain 1981 Sell This Version
18C0311 Chubby Checker Chubby Checker(Cass, Comp) K-tel 18C0311 Spain 1982 Sell This Version
18C0455 5 Louis Clark Dirige La Royal Philharmonic Orchestra* Louis Clark Dirige La Royal Philharmonic Orchestra* - Hooked On Classics 2 (Can't Stop The Classics)(Cass) K-Tel, K-Tel, Edigsa, Edigsa 18C0455 5 Spain Unknown Sell This Version
18L0185 Various Juke Box Revival - Volumen 1 - Años 40(LP, Album, Comp) K-Tel 18L0185 Spain 1981 Sell This Version
18L0186 Various Juke-Box Revival - Volumen II - Años 50, 51, 52(LP, Comp) K-Tel, Edigsa, K-Tel, Edigsa 18L0186 Spain 1981 Sell This Version
18L0187 Various Juke-Box Revival Vol. III. Años 53-54(LP, Comp) K-Tel, K-Tel 18L0187 Spain 1981 Sell This Version
18L0188 Various Juke Box Revival - Volumen IV - Años 55/56(LP, Album, Comp) K-Tel 18L0188 Spain 1981 Sell This Version
18L0189 Various Juke-Box Revival - Volumen 5 - Año 57(LP, Comp) K-Tel, Edigsa, K-Tel, Edigsa 18L0189 Spain 1981 Sell This Version
18L0190 Various Juke-Box Revival - Volumen 6 - Años 56-57(LP, Comp) K-Tel, Edigsa, K-Tel, Edigsa 18L0190 Spain 1981 Sell This Version
18L0191 Various Juke-Box Revival - Volumen 7 - Año '58(LP, Comp) K-Tel, K-Tel 18L0191 Spain 1981 Sell This Version
18L0192 Various Juke Box Revival - Volumen 8 - Año 59(LP, Comp) K-Tel, K-Tel 18L0192 Spain 1981 Sell This Version
18L0193 Various Juke-Box Revival - Volumen 9 - Años 58-59(LP, Comp) K-Tel, Edigsa, K-Tel, Edigsa 18L0193 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
18L0195 Various Juke-Box Revival - Volumen 11 - Año 1961(LP, Comp) K-Tel, Edigsa, K-Tel, Edigsa 18L0195 Spain 1981 Sell This Version
18L0196 Various Juke Box Revival. Vol. 12 Año '62(LP, Comp) K-Tel, K-Tel 18L0196 Spain 1981 Sell This Version
18L0197 Various Juke-Box Revival - Vol. 13 - Año 63(LP, Comp) K-Tel, Edigsa, K-Tel, Edigsa 18L0197 Spain 1981 Sell This Version
18L0198 Various Juke Box Revival - Volumen 14 - Año 64(LP, Comp) K-Tel, Edigsa, K-Tel, Edigsa 18L0198 Spain 1981 Sell This Version
18L0199 Various Juke Box Revival - Vol. 15 - Año 65(LP, Comp) K-Tel, Edigsa, K-Tel, Edigsa 18L0199 Spain 1981 Sell This Version
18L0200 Various Juke Box Revival - Vol. 16 - Año 1966(LP, Comp) K-Tel 18L0200 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
18L0203 Various Juke Box Revival - Vol. 19 - Año '69(LP, Comp) K-Tel, Edigsa, K-Tel, Edigsa 18L0203 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
18L0226 Trini Lopez Feliz Trini Lopez (LP, Comp) K-Tel, Edigsa, K-Tel, Edigsa 18L0226 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
18L0285 Pierre Belmonde Themes For Dreams - The Magic Sound Of Panpipes(LP) K-Tel, Edigsa 18L0285 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, Comp) 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, Album, Comp) 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 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) 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
18-SP-0312 Johnny Cash Johnny Cash Today - 24 Of His Greatest Hits(8-Trk, Comp, Red) K-Tel 18-SP-0312 Canada Unknown 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
00.113 Unknown Artist Momentos De Amor(LP, Promo) K-Tel, PDI 00.113 Spain 1983 Sell This Version
119 Various Huks Music Sampler 2001(CD, Comp) HUKS MUSIC 119 South Korea 2001 Sell This Version
0168 Mini Pop Kids Mini Pop Kids 2(2xCD, Album) K-Tel 0168 Canada 2005 Sell This Version
0168 Minipop Kids Minipop Kids 2(2xCD, Album) K-Tel 0168 Canada 2005 Sell This Version
229-2 Various Def Rap(CD, Comp) K-Tel 229-2 US 1989 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
315-4 Various Rap's Biggest Hits(Cass, Comp) K-Tel 315-4 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 (Comp) 332 Venezuela 1984 Sell This Version
341-2 Various Golden Girl Groups(CD, Comp) K-Tel 341-2 US 1989 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
528-4 Various Blues Classics(Cass, Comp) K-Tel 528-4 US 1989 Sell This Version
529-2 Various Street Reggae(CD, Comp) K-Tel 529-2 US 1989 Sell This Version
539-2 Various Great Ladies of Jazz(CD, Comp) K-Tel 539-2 US 1989 Sell This Version
542-1 Various The Best Of Country Rock(LP, Comp) K-Tel 542-1 US 1989 Sell This Version
548-4 Chubby Checker Let's Twist Again(Cass, Album) K-Tel 548-4 Canada 1981 Sell This Version