Line Records


German label established in early 1979 by former TELDEC A&R manager Uwe Tessnow; actually appears as "Line Records." (with dot at the end)
Label Code: LC 6155 / LC 06155.
The label run through a bunch of companies and distributors. Several releases have variations for this reason. That's why the companies and distributor credits should always be denoted detailed.
For the timeline see below. This still needs some more research.
For entries with the boxed logo please use: Line (7)
Please use Line Records (7) for unofficial releases.

Line Records releases usually have two cat##: One beginning with "6." or "9.", etc. (originating from TELDEC), plus their own system, starting with:
LS, OLS: 7-inch single
LMS, OLMS: 12-inch single
LSLP, OLSP, MLSP: Single Longplayer
LLP, OLLP, MLLP, BLLP: Longplayer
LDLP, OLDLP, BLDLP: Two-record set
LMC, OLMC: Music Cassette.

1979 until 1981:
The company credited bottom rear cover is Line Records Schallplatten GmbH, followed by Marketed and Distributed by TELDEC »Telefunken-Decca« Schallplatten GmbH
At the label perimeter: Manufactured by TELDEC Hamburg 19
The company credit changed to Line Records GmbH, the TELDEC »Telefunken-Decca« Schallplatten GmbH still remains for a while.
At the label perimeter: Manufactured by TELDEC Hamburg 19, Germany
Line Music GmbH was introduced approximately 1984

Parent Label:Line Music GmbH
Sublabels:Back Line Series, Broken Dreams, Line Cassettes, Mindrocker, Outline Series, OutLine., TopLine Records (4), Viva Records (20)


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