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 Sunbeam Road
Park Royal
London
NW10
1977 UK Address:
K-tel House,
620 Western Avenue,
London W3
Sites:
[l2553]

Label


Cat#  Artist Title (Format) Label Cat#  Country Year
- A Hetz und a Musi  album cover Various A Hetz und a Musi(LP) K-Tel, VM Records (2) - Austria Unknown Sell This Version
2-CD 870499-2 Doppelt Gut 2000  album cover Various Doppelt Gut 2000(2xCD, Comp) DA Records, K-Tel, Echo-ZYX 2-CD 870499-2 Germany 1999 Sell This Version
3D2 Gold  album cover The Three Degrees Gold(LP, Comp) K-Tel, Ariola 3D2 UK 1980 Sell This Version
0004 Hooked On Rodgers & Hammerstein  album cover Louis Clark, The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Louis Clark, The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra - Hooked On Rodgers & Hammerstein(7") K-Tel 0004 Unknown Sell This Version
4XL-8421 The Chipmunks Chipmunk Mania(Cass, Album) K-tel 4XL-8421 Canada 1982 Sell This Version
7H-041-2 March On  album cover FireForce (2) March On(CD, Album) 7Hard 7H-041-2 UK & Europe 2011 Sell This Version
8CH 105 28 Schwiizer Volkslieder  album cover Original Swingtaler 28 Schwiizer Volkslieder(8-Trk, Album) K-Tel 8CH 105 Switzerland 1977 Sell This Version
8 T 134 Music Box  album cover Various Music Box(8-Trk, Comp) K-Tel 8 T 134 Germany 1976 Sell This Version
8T 536 20 Great Rock 'N' Roll Hits  album cover Sha Na Na* 20 Great Rock 'N' Roll Hits(8-Trk, Comp) K-Tel 8T 536 UK Unknown Sell This Version
8T 537 20 Power Hits  album cover Various 20 Power Hits(8-Trk, Comp) K-Tel 8T 537 UK 1973 Sell This Version
8 T 539 Story Of Pop  album cover Various Story Of Pop(2x8-Trk, S/Sided, Comp) K-Tel 8 T 539 UK 1973 Sell This Version
8T 558 Dynamite  album cover Various Dynamite(8-Trk, Comp) K-Tel 8T 558 Germany 1974 Sell This Version
8T.585 Sounds Spectacular 20 World Wide Hits  album cover Various Sounds Spectacular 20 World Wide Hits(8-Trk, Comp) K-Tel 8T.585 UK 1974 Sell This Version
8T 589 Get Dancin'  album cover Various Get Dancin'(8-Trk, Comp) K-Tel 8T 589 UK & Ireland 1975 Sell This Version
8T 947 20 All Time Greatest  album cover Petula Clark 20 All Time Greatest(8-Trk, Comp) K-Tel 8T 947 UK & Ireland 1976 Sell This Version
8T950 Disco Rocket  album cover Various Disco Rocket(8-Trk, Album, Comp) K-Tel 8T950 UK 1976 Sell This Version
8T994 The Greatest Hits  album cover Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons - The Greatest Hits (Album, Comp) 8T994 UK 1976 Sell This Version
8TU 234 Music Power  album cover Various Music Power(8-Trk, Comp) K-tel, K-tel 8TU 234 US 1974 Sell This Version
8WU-326 Good Times In Country Music Vol. 8  album cover Various Good Times In Country Music Vol. 8(8-Trk, Comp) K-Tel 8WU-326 US 1974 Sell This Version
8XL 8290 Various Full Tilt(8-Trk, Comp) K-Tel 8XL 8290 Canada 1981 Sell This Version
8XTN 110 20 Rock & Roll Greats  album cover Various 20 Rock & Roll Greats(8-Trk, Comp) K-Tel 8XTN 110 Germany 1974 Sell This Version
8XTN 103/4-1 Radio Veronica 40 All Time Greatest Hits - Period 1964-1974  album cover 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 Street Wave  album cover 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 Greatest Hits  album cover Jim Croce Greatest Hits(Cass, Comp) K-Tel, Edigsa 18C0223 Spain 1981 Sell This Version
18C0311 Chubby Checker  album cover Chubby Checker Chubby Checker(Cass, Comp) K-tel 18C0311 Spain 1982 Sell This Version
18C0455 5 Hooked On Classics 2 (Can't Stop The Classics)  album cover 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 1982 Sell This Version
18L0185 Juke Box Revival - Volumen 1 - Años 40  album cover Various Juke Box Revival - Volumen 1 - Años 40(LP, Album, Comp) K-Tel 18L0185 Spain 1981 Sell This Version
18L0186 Juke-Box Revival - Volumen II - Años 50, 51, 52  album cover 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 Juke-Box Revival Vol. III. Años 53-54  album cover Various Juke-Box Revival Vol. III. Años 53-54(LP, Comp) K-Tel, K-Tel 18L0187 Spain 1981 Sell This Version
18L0188 Juke Box Revival - Volumen IV - Años 55/56  album cover Various Juke Box Revival - Volumen IV - Años 55/56(LP, Album, Comp) K-Tel 18L0188 Spain 1981 Sell This Version
18L0189 Juke-Box Revival - Volumen 5 - Año 57  album cover Various Juke-Box Revival - Volumen 5 - Año 57(LP, Comp) K-Tel, Edigsa, K-Tel, Edigsa 18L0189 Spain 1981 Sell This Version
18L0190 Juke-Box Revival - Volumen 6 - Años 56-57  album cover Various Juke-Box Revival - Volumen 6 - Años 56-57(LP, Comp) K-Tel, Edigsa, K-Tel, Edigsa 18L0190 Spain 1981 Sell This Version
18L0191 Juke-Box Revival - Volumen 7 - Año '58  album cover Various Juke-Box Revival - Volumen 7 - Año '58(LP, Comp) K-Tel, K-Tel 18L0191 Spain 1981 Sell This Version
18L0192 Juke Box Revival - Volumen 8 - Año 59  album cover Various Juke Box Revival - Volumen 8 - Año 59(LP, Comp) K-Tel, K-Tel 18L0192 Spain 1981 Sell This Version
18L0193 Juke-Box Revival - Volumen 9 - Años 58-59  album cover Various Juke-Box Revival - Volumen 9 - Años 58-59(LP, Comp) K-Tel, Edigsa, K-Tel, Edigsa 18L0193 Spain 1981 Sell This Version
18L0194 Juke Box Revival - Vol. 10 - Año 60  album cover Various Juke Box Revival - Vol. 10 - Año 60(LP, Comp) K-Tel, K-Tel 18L0194 Spain 1981 Sell This Version
18L0195 Juke-Box Revival - Volumen 11 - Año 1961  album cover Various Juke-Box Revival - Volumen 11 - Año 1961(LP, Comp) K-Tel, Edigsa, K-Tel, Edigsa 18L0195 Spain 1981 Sell This Version
18L0196 Juke Box Revival. Vol. 12 Año '62  album cover Various Juke Box Revival. Vol. 12 Año '62(LP, Comp) K-Tel, K-Tel 18L0196 Spain 1981 Sell This Version
18L0197 Juke-Box Revival - Vol. 13 - Año 63  album cover Various Juke-Box Revival - Vol. 13 - Año 63(LP, Comp) K-Tel, Edigsa, K-Tel, Edigsa 18L0197 Spain 1981 Sell This Version
18L0198 Juke Box Revival - Volumen 14 - Año 64  album cover Various Juke Box Revival - Volumen 14 - Año 64(LP, Comp) K-Tel, Edigsa, K-Tel, Edigsa 18L0198 Spain 1981 Sell This Version
18L0199 Juke Box Revival - Vol. 15 - Año 65  album cover Various Juke Box Revival - Vol. 15 - Año 65(LP, Comp) K-Tel, Edigsa, K-Tel, Edigsa 18L0199 Spain 1981 Sell This Version
18L0200 Juke Box Revival - Vol. 16 - Año 66  album cover Various Juke Box Revival - Vol. 16 - Año 66(LP, Comp) K-Tel 18L0200 Spain 1981 Sell This Version
18L0201 Juke Box Revival. Vol. 17. Año 67  album cover Various Juke Box Revival. Vol. 17. Año 67(LP, Comp) K-Tel, K-Tel 18L0201 Spain 1981 Sell This Version
18L0202 Juke Box Revival. Vol. 18. Año 68  album cover Various Juke Box Revival. Vol. 18. Año 68(LP, Comp) K-Tel, K-Tel 18L0202 Spain 1981 Sell This Version
18L0203 Juke Box Revival - Vol. 19 - Año '69  album cover Various Juke Box Revival - Vol. 19 - Año '69(LP, Comp) K-Tel, Edigsa, K-Tel, Edigsa 18L0203 Spain 1981 Sell This Version
18L0204 Juke Box Revival. Vol. 20. Años '70  album cover Various Juke Box Revival. Vol. 20. Años '70(LP, Comp) K-Tel, K-Tel 18L0204 Spain 1981 Sell This Version
18L0223 Greatest Hits  album cover Jim Croce Greatest Hits (Comp) 18L0223 Spain 1980 Sell This Version
18L0224 Lo Mejor De Bowie  album cover David Bowie Lo Mejor De Bowie(LP, Comp) K-Tel, Edigsa, K-Tel, Edigsa 18L0224 Spain 1981 Sell This Version
18L0226 Feliz Trini Lopez   album cover Trini Lopez Feliz Trini Lopez (LP, Comp) K-Tel, Edigsa, K-Tel, Edigsa 18L0226 Spain 1981 Sell This Version
18L0227 4 Original Favorites  album cover Bill Haley And The Comets'* Original Favorites(LP, Comp) K-Tel 18L0227 4 Spain 1981 Sell This Version
18L0245 The Platinum Album  album cover Various The Platinum Album(LP, Comp) K-tel, Edigsa 18L0245 Spain 1981 Sell This Version
18L0265 5 Classic Rock, Rock Classics  album cover 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 Songs Of The Valleys  album cover The London Welsh Male Voice Choir* Songs Of The Valleys(LP, Album) K-Tel 18L0282 Spain 1981 Sell This Version
18L0285 Themes For Dreams - The Magic Sound Of Panpipes  album cover Pierre Belmonde Themes For Dreams - The Magic Sound Of Panpipes(LP) K-Tel, Edigsa 18L0285 Spain 1981 Sell This Version
18L0288 Rock Generation  album cover Various Rock Generation(LP, Comp) K-Tel, Edigsa 18L0288 Spain 1981 Sell This Version
18L0307 Cilla Black  album cover Cilla Black Cilla Black(LP, Comp) K-Tel, Documento 18L0307 Spain 1982 Sell This Version
18L0308 Percy Sledge  album cover Percy Sledge Percy Sledge(LP, Comp) K-Tel, Edigsa 18L0308 Spain 1982 Sell This Version
18L0309 Johnnie Ray  album cover Johnnie Ray Johnnie Ray(LP, Comp) K-Tel 18L0309 Spain 1982 Sell This Version
18L0310 B.J.Thomas  album cover B.J. Thomas B.J.Thomas(LP, Comp) K-Tel 18L0310 Spain 1982 Sell This Version
18L0350 Bits N'Pieces  album cover Various Bits N'Pieces(LP, Album, Comp) K-tel 18L0350 Spain 1982 Sell This Version
18L0367 5 Hooked On Swing, The Album  album cover The Kings Of Swing Orchestra Hooked On Swing, The Album(LP, Album, Mixed) K-Tel, Edigsa 18L0367 5 Spain 1982 Sell This Version
18L0414 Symphonic Rock  album cover The London Symphony Orchestra Symphonic Rock(LP, Album) K-Tel 18L0414 Spain 1982 Sell This Version
18L0455 Hooked On Classics 2 - Can't Stop The Classics  album cover 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 Obras Maestras (Una Aventura Electronica En El Mundo De Los Clasicos)  album cover 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
18L0605 5 Larry Elgart And His Manhattan Swing Orchestra Hooked On Swing 2(LP) K-Tel, Edigsa 18L0605 5 Spain 1984 Sell This Version
18L0613 Hooked On Classics  album cover 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  album cover Mini Pops* Mini-Pops(LP, Album) K-Tel 18LO266 Spain 1981 Sell This Version
18P0350 Bits & Pieces  album cover Various Bits & Pieces(7", Promo) Edigsa, K-Tel 18P0350 Spain 1982 Sell This Version
18S0208 Cry / Please Mr. Sun  album cover Johnnie Ray Cry / Please Mr. Sun (Single) 18S0208 Spain 1981 Sell This Version
18S0209 Perfidia / Three Coins In A Fountain  album cover Four Aces* Perfidia / Three Coins In A Fountain(7") K-Tel, Edigsa 18S0209 Spain 1981 Sell This Version
18S0210 Only You / The Great Pretender  album cover The Platters Only You / The Great Pretender(7", Single, RE) K-Tel, Edigsa 18S0210 Spain 1981 Sell This Version
18S0211 Long Tall Sally / Tutti Frutti  album cover Little Richard Long Tall Sally / Tutti Frutti(7", Single) K-Tel, K-Tel, Edigsa, Edigsa 18S0211 Spain 1981 Sell This Version
18S0212 Little Darlin' / The Stroll  album cover The Diamonds Little Darlin' / The Stroll(7", Single, RE) K-Tel, Edigsa 18S0212 Spain 1981 Sell This Version
18S0214 There Goes My Baby / Save The Last Dance For Me  album cover 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 Devil Or Angel / Rubber Ball  album cover Bobby Vee Devil Or Angel / Rubber Ball(7", Single, RE) K-Tel, Edigsa 18S0215 Spain 1981 Sell This Version
18S0216 Soldier Boy / Will You Love Me Tomorrow  album cover The Shirelles Soldier Boy / Will You Love Me Tomorrow(7", Single) K-Tel, K-Tel, Edigsa, Edigsa 18S0216 Spain 1981 Sell This Version
18S0220 Silence Is Golden / Here Comes My Baby  album cover The Tremeloes Silence Is Golden / Here Comes My Baby(7", Single) K-Tel, Edigsa 18S0220 Spain 1981 Sell This Version
18S0221 Little Woman / La La La (If I Had You)  album cover Bobby Sherman Little Woman / La La La (If I Had You)(7", Single) K-Tel, Edigsa 18S0221 Spain 1981 Sell This Version
18S0222 Wild Thing / With A Girl Like You  album cover The Troggs Wild Thing / With A Girl Like You(7", Single) K-Tel, Edigsa 18S0222 Spain 1981 Sell This Version
18S0613 Journey Through The Classics - Hooked On Classics 3  album cover Louis Clark Conducting The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Louis Clark Conducting The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra - Journey Through The Classics - Hooked On Classics 3(7") K-Tel, Edigsa 18S0613 Spain 1983 Sell This Version
18S0213-11 Personality  album cover Lloyd Price Personality(7", RE) K-Tel, Edigsa 18S0213-11 Spain 1981 Sell This Version
18S0218-11 Surf City / The Little Old Lady From Pasadena  album cover Jan And Dean* Surf City / The Little Old Lady From Pasadena(7") K-tel, Edigsa 18S0218-11 Spain 1981 Sell This Version
18S0219-11 Hold Me / María  album cover P.J. Proby Hold Me / María(7", Single) K-Tel, Edigsa 18S0219-11 Spain 1981 Sell This Version
18S0222-11 Wild Thing  album cover The Troggs Wild Thing(7", Single) Edigsa, K-Tel 18S0222-11 Spain 1981 Sell This Version
18-SP-0312 Johnny Cash Today - 24 Of His Greatest Hits  album cover 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 25 Anos De Sucessos  album cover Jamelão 25 Anos De Sucessos(LP, Comp) K-Tel 31C 034 420613 Brazil 1981 Sell This Version
31C 040 420 660 Various XI Califórnia Da Canção Nativa Do RS(LP, Album) K-Tel, K-Tel 31C 040 420 660 Brazil 1981 Sell This Version
31C 052 420658 mundo de felicidade  album cover Walmir Lima mundo de felicidade(LP) K-Tel 31C 052 420658 Brazil 1981 Sell This Version
74 K-tel Festival Of Sound In Store Demonstration Record Christmas 1982  album cover Various K-tel Festival Of Sound In Store Demonstration Record Christmas 1982(LP, Album, Comp, Promo) K-Tel 74 US 1982 Sell This Version
74 K-Tel Music Sold Here - K-Tel Platinum Picks In-Store Demonstration Record Spring 1984  album cover 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 Momentos De Amor  album cover Unknown Artist Momentos De Amor(LP, Promo) K-Tel, PDI 00.113 Spain 1983 Sell This Version
119 Huks Music Sampler 2001  album cover Various Huks Music Sampler 2001(CD, Comp) HUKS MUSIC 119 South Korea 2001 Sell This Version
0168 Mini Pop Kids 2  album cover Mini Pop Kids Mini Pop Kids 2(2xCD, Album) K-Tel 0168 Canada 2005 Sell This Version
174-2 Hit Power  album cover Various Hit Power(CD, Comp) K-Tel, CBS Special Products 174-2 US 1989 Sell This Version
0197 Mini Pop Kids Mini Pop Kids 9(2xCD, Album) K-Tel 0197 Canada 2012 Sell This Version
229-2 Def Rap  album cover Various Def Rap(CD, Comp) K-Tel 229-2 US 1989 Sell This Version
247-2 The Hooked On Classics Collection  album cover 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