Liberty Records, Inc.

Liberty Records, Inc.

Profile:
Parent company of the Liberty label in the U.S.A. till 1968, when the company was acquired by Transamerica Corporation and was merged into Liberty/UA, Inc. or Liberty/United Artists, Inc..
The company was re-established in 1981 as a subsidiary of Capitol Records, Inc..

The company was initially formed in LA in 1955 by Si Waronker, Alvin Bennett and Ted Keep.
Over the years, Liberty licensed and distributed for several other US independent labels. In between, the company was sold to Avnet Electronics Corp., an electronic concern, but sold back short after.
Labels acquired:
Dolton Records 1963
Imperial and the subsidiaries Aladdin Records and Minit 1964
Blue Note 1965
World Pacific and the subsidiaries in May 1965
In 1965 the budget label Sunset Records was launched.
In the middle of 1967 some European branches were launched. In Germany the Liberty Records GmbH, in the UK Liberty Records Limited
Sublabels
Sites:
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Label


Cat#  Artist Title (Format) Label Cat#  Country Year
1A 006-82732 Let There Be Drums / Teen Beat  album cover Sandy Nelson Let There Be Drums / Teen Beat(7", Single, RE) Liberty 1A 006-82732 Netherlands Unknown Sell This Version
1 A 006-83 163 For Your Eyes Only  album cover Sheena Easton For Your Eyes Only (Single) 1 A 006-83 163 Europe 1981 Sell This Version
1A 020-78195 Wereldsterren Zingen Wereldhits  album cover Various Wereldsterren Zingen Wereldhits(LP, Comp, Gat) EMI 1A 020-78195 Netherlands 1982 Sell This Version
1A 022-58200 The Best Of The Ventures  album cover The Ventures The Best Of The Ventures(LP, Comp) Music For Pleasure, Music For Pleasure 1A 022-58200 Europe 1982 Sell This Version
1A 062-83052 Special Songs  album cover Billie Jo Spears Special Songs(LP) Liberty 1A 062-83052 Netherlands 1980 Sell This Version
1A-064-83318 De Mooiste Songs  album cover Crystal Gayle De Mooiste Songs(LP, Comp) Liberty 1A-064-83318 Netherlands 1982 Sell This Version
1A 022 15 8368 1 A Tribute To Buddy Holly  album cover Various A Tribute To Buddy Holly(LP, Comp) Music For Pleasure 1A 022 15 8368 1 Netherlands 1985 Sell This Version
1A 058-26 0510 1 De Mooiste Gitaarmuziek  album cover Earl Klugh De Mooiste Gitaarmuziek(LP, Comp) Liberty 1A 058-26 0510 1 Europe 1985 Sell This Version
1A 058-26 0511 1 Country Love Songs  album cover The Dirt Band Country Love Songs(LP, Album) Liberty Records, Inc. 1A 058-26 0511 1 Netherlands 1985 Sell This Version
1A 006 2001247 Back In Central Park  album cover Earl Klugh Back In Central Park(7") Capitol Records, Capitol Records 1A 006 2001247 Europe 1984 Sell This Version
1A 064-16 2624 1 Heart String  album cover Earl Klugh Heart String(LP, Album, RE) Liberty 1A 064-16 2624 1 Europe Unknown Sell This Version
1A 158-83385/8 40 Years Of Jazz - The Best Of Blue Note - Box 2  album cover Various 40 Years Of Jazz - The Best Of Blue Note - Box 2(4xLP, Comp, Mono, Box) EMI 1A 158-83385/8 Europe 1983 Sell This Version
1A 158-83391/4 40 Years Of Jazz - The Best Of Blue Note - Box 3  album cover Various 40 Years Of Jazz - The Best Of Blue Note - Box 3(4xLP, Comp, Box) EMI 1A 158-83391/4 Europe 1983 Sell This Version
1A 158-83395/8 40 Years Of Jazz - The Best Of Blue Note - Box 4  album cover Various 40 Years Of Jazz - The Best Of Blue Note - Box 4(4xLP, Comp, Box) EMI 1A 158-83395/8 Europe 1983 Sell This Version
1A 158-83401/4 40 Years Of Jazz - The Best Of Blue Note - Box 5  album cover Various 40 Years Of Jazz - The Best Of Blue Note - Box 5(4xLP, Comp, Box) EMI 1A 158-83401/4 Europe 1983 Sell This Version
1A022 1582881 Those Were The Hits Of 1965  album cover Various Those Were The Hits Of 1965(LP, Comp) Music For Pleasure 1A022 1582881 Netherlands 1984 Sell This Version
1C 006-83 008 Lady  album cover Kenny Rogers Lady(7", Single) United Artists Records, EMI Electrola 1C 006-83 008 Germany 1980 Sell This Version
1C 038-90 653 The Progressive Blues Experiment  album cover Johnny Winter The Progressive Blues Experiment(LP, Album, RE) Liberty, Crystal (5) 1C 038-90 653 Europe Unknown Sell This Version
1C 064-83 045 Late Night Guitar  album cover Earl Klugh Late Night Guitar(LP, Album) Liberty 1C 064-83 045 Germany 1980 Sell This Version
1C 064-83 238 James Bond Greatest Hits  album cover Various James Bond Greatest Hits(LP, Comp, Promo) Liberty 1C 064-83 238 Germany 1984 Sell This Version
1C 088-83 238 James Bond Greatest Hits  album cover Various James Bond Greatest Hits (Comp) 1C 088-83 238 Europe 1981 Sell This Version
1C 038-15 7637 1 The Progressive Blues Experiment  album cover Johnny Winter The Progressive Blues Experiment(LP, Album, RE) Liberty, Liberty, Liberty 1C 038-15 7637 1 Europe Unknown Sell This Version
1C 038-1 57730 Rollin' And Tumblin'  album cover Canned Heat Rollin' And Tumblin'(LP, Album, RE) Sunset Records 1C 038-1 57730 Germany Unknown Sell This Version
1C 064 1 83238 1 James Bond Greatest Hits  album cover Various James Bond Greatest Hits(LP, Comp, RE) Liberty, EMI Electrola 1C 064 1 83238 1 Germany Unknown Sell This Version
2C 006 - 90084 Bach N' Roll  album cover The Fencemen Bach N' Roll(7", Single) Liberty 2C 006 - 90084 France 1969 Sell This Version
2C 006-90089 Time Was  album cover Canned Heat Time Was(7", Single) Liberty 2C 006-90089 France 1969 Sell This Version
2C 006-90098 Aquarius / Let The Sunshine In  album cover The 5th Dimension* Aquarius / Let The Sunshine In(7") Liberty, Liberty 2C 006-90098 France Unknown Sell This Version
2C 006-90098 M Aquarius  album cover The 5th Dimension* Aquarius(7", Gre) Liberty, Liberty 2C 006-90098 M France Unknown Sell This Version
2C 006-90.108M Week-End  album cover Eddie Cochran Week-End(7", Single) Liberty 2C 006-90.108M France Unknown Sell This Version
2C 006-90.132 M With Pen In Hand / It Must Be Him  album cover Vikki Carr With Pen In Hand / It Must Be Him(7", Single) Liberty, Liberty 2C 006-90.132 M France 1969 Sell This Version
2C 006-90.267 M Ce N'est Pas Un Matin Pour Se Dire Adieu (With Pen In Hand)  album cover Noelle Cordier* Ce N'est Pas Un Matin Pour Se Dire Adieu (With Pen In Hand)(7", Single) Liberty 2C 006-90.267 M France 1970 Sell This Version
2C 006-90272 M Heya / On The Road Now  album cover J. J. Light Heya / On The Road Now (Single) 2C 006-90272 M France 1969 Sell This Version
2C006 90295 M Days Of The Broken Arrows  album cover The Idle Race Days Of The Broken Arrows(7", Single) Liberty 2C006 90295 M France Unknown Sell This Version
2C 006-90401 M Muddy River / Resurrection  album cover Johnny Rivers Muddy River / Resurrection(7") Liberty, Liberty 2C 006-90401 M France 1969 Sell This Version
2C006-90442 M The Hunter  album cover Ike & Tina Turner The Hunter(7", Single) Liberty 2C006-90442 M France 1969 Sell This Version
2C 006-90522 M Poor Moon / Sic 'Em Pigs  album cover Canned Heat Poor Moon / Sic 'Em Pigs(7", Single) Liberty 2C 006-90522 M France 1969 Sell This Version
2C 006-90.667 M Papa-Oom-Mow-Mow / Deep Water  album cover The Rivingtons Papa-Oom-Mow-Mow / Deep Water(7", Single) Liberty 2C 006-90.667 M France 1969 Sell This Version
2C 006-90789 M One Woman / A Better Life  album cover Johnny Rivers One Woman / A Better Life(7", Single) Liberty, Liberty, Liberty 2C 006-90789 M France 1969 Sell This Version
2 C006-90900 M Chante Donovan  album cover Noëlle Cordier Chante Donovan(7", Single) Liberty, Liberty 2 C006-90900 M France 1969 Sell This Version
2 C 006-91033 M Come Together / Honky Tonk Women  album cover Ike And Tina Turner* Come Together / Honky Tonk Women(7") Liberty, Liberty 2 C 006-91033 M France 1970 Sell This Version
2 C006-91463 M If You Don't Know Where You're Going  album cover Sam Russell If You Don't Know Where You're Going(7", Single) Liberty, Liberty, Liberty 2 C006-91463 M France 1970 Sell This Version
2 C 008-83030 Lady  album cover Kenny Rogers Lady(7", Single) Liberty, Liberty 2 C 008-83030 France 1980 Sell This Version
2C 008-83375 Cry Me A River  album cover Julie London Cry Me A River(7", Single, RE) Liberty, Liberty 2C 008-83375 France 1983 Sell This Version
2C 062-90974 Meanwhile Back At The Whisky À Go Go  album cover Johnny Rivers Meanwhile Back At The Whisky À Go Go(LP, Album) Liberty, Liberty 2C 062-90974 France 1969 Sell This Version
2C 068 61898 Speak Like A Child  album cover Herbie Hancock Speak Like A Child(LP, Album, RE, Gat) Blue Note 2C 068 61898 France Unknown Sell This Version
2 C 266-83003 Lady  album cover Kenny Rogers Lady(Cass, Comp, RE) Liberty, Liberty, Liberty 2 C 266-83003 France Unknown Sell This Version
2S 068 61898 Speak Like A Child  album cover Herbie Hancock Speak Like A Child(LP, Album, RE, Gat) Blue Note 2S 068 61898 France Unknown Sell This Version
3C 006-83008 Lady  album cover Kenny Rogers Lady(7") Liberty 3C 006-83008 Italy 1981 Sell This Version
3C 054-83083 Boogie With Canned Heat  album cover Canned Heat Boogie With Canned Heat(LP, Album, RE) Liberty 3C 054-83083 Italy 1980 Sell This Version
3C 064-83003 Greatest Hits  album cover Kenny Rogers Greatest Hits(LP, Comp) United Artists Records 3C 064-83003 Italy 1980 Sell This Version
4c 006-90272 Heya  album cover J. J. Light Heya(7", Single) Liberty 4c 006-90272 Belgium 1969 Sell This Version
4C 006-91116 M Travelin' Band / Who'll Stop The Rain  album cover Creedence Clearwater Revival Travelin' Band / Who'll Stop The Rain(7", Single) Liberty 4C 006-91116 M Belgium 1970 Sell This Version
4C 006-91432 M Run Through The Jungle / Up Around The Bend  album cover Creedence Clearwater Revival Run Through The Jungle / Up Around The Bend (Single) 4C 006-91432 M Belgium 1970 Sell This Version
4C 006-91821 Future Blues / Going Up The Country  album cover Canned Heat Future Blues / Going Up The Country(7", Single) Liberty 4C 006-91821 Belgium 1970 Sell This Version
4C 006-92235 Have You Ever Seen The Rain  album cover Creedence Clearwater Revival Have You Ever Seen The Rain(7", Single) Liberty 4C 006-92235 Belgium 1971 Sell This Version
4C 006-97041 Balboa Blue / Surfer's Stomp  album cover The Marketts Balboa Blue / Surfer's Stomp(7") United Artists Records, EMI Records Ltd. 4C 006-97041 Belgium Unknown Sell This Version
4C 052-91841 Kings Of Rock 'N Roll  album cover Eddie Cochran Kings Of Rock 'N Roll(LP, Comp) Liberty 4C 052-91841 Belgium Unknown Sell This Version
4C 054-92139 Greatest N°6  album cover Canned Heat Greatest N°6(LP, Comp, RP) Liberty 4C 054-92139 Belgium 1972 Sell This Version
4E 016-90197 Greatest Hits 17  album cover Rick Nelson* Greatest Hits 17(7", EP, Comp) EMI, Liberty 4E 016-90197 Sweden 1969 Sell This Version
4L00 1072 Greatest Hits  album cover Kenny Rogers Greatest Hits (Comp) 4L00 1072 Canada 1980 Sell This Version
4L00-501072 Greatest Hits  album cover Kenny Rogers Greatest Hits (Comp) 4L00-501072 Canada 1980 Sell This Version
4LO 835 Ten Years Of Gold  album cover Kenny Rogers Ten Years Of Gold(Cass, Album, RE) Liberty 4LO 835 US Unknown Sell This Version
4LOO 1072 Kenny Rogers' Greatest Hits  album cover Kenny Rogers Kenny Rogers' Greatest Hits (Comp) 4LOO 1072 US 1980 Sell This Version
4LOO 1073 Heaven's Gate  album cover David Mansfield Heaven's Gate(Cass, Album) Liberty 4LOO 1073 US 1980 Sell This Version
4LT 1063 Eloise Laws  album cover Eloise Laws Eloise Laws(Cass, Album) Liberty 4LT 1063 US 1980 Sell This Version
4LT-51149 Rebel Heart  album cover Dan Seals Rebel Heart(Cass, Album) Liberty 4LT-51149 US 1983 Sell This Version
4N-10003 Somebody Loves You  album cover Crystal Gayle Somebody Loves You(Cass, Album, RE, Dol) Liberty 4N-10003 Canada Unknown Sell This Version
4N-10005 We Must Believe In Magic  album cover Crystal Gayle We Must Believe In Magic(Cass, Album, RE, Dol) Liberty, Liberty 4N-10005 Canada Unknown Sell This Version
4N-10041 Gordon Lightfoot Did She Mention My Name(Cass, Album, RE, Dol) Liberty 4N-10041 Canada 1980 Sell This Version
4N-10042 Gordon Lightfoot The Way I Feel(Cass, Album, RE, Dol) Liberty 4N-10042 Canada 1980 Sell This Version
4N-10104 The Best Of Shirley Bassey  album cover Shirley Bassey The Best Of Shirley Bassey (Comp) 4N-10104 Canada Unknown Sell This Version
4N-66144 The Very Best Of Eddie Cochran  album cover Eddie Cochran The Very Best Of Eddie Cochran(Cass, Comp, RE) Liberty 4N-66144 Canada Unknown Sell This Version
4XLL-9046 Enchanted Islands  album cover Martin Denny Enchanted Islands (Comp) 4XLL-9046 US 1984 Sell This Version
4XPRO-79239 Rock-A-Doodle  album cover Various Rock-A-Doodle(Cass, EP, Promo) Liberty 4XPRO-79239 US 1992 Sell This Version
5C 006-90191 I've Been Loving You Too Long  album cover Ike & Tina Turner I've Been Loving You Too Long(7", Single, Blu) United Artists Records 5C 006-90191 Netherlands 1969 Sell This Version
5C 006.90483 M Workin' On A Groovy Thing / Sunshine Of Your Love  album cover 5th Dimension* Workin' On A Groovy Thing / Sunshine Of Your Love(7", Single) Liberty, Soul City (2) 5C 006.90483 M Netherlands 1969 Sell This Version
5C 006-90586 M Same All Over / Big Fat  album cover Canned Heat Same All Over / Big Fat(7", Single) Liberty 5C 006-90586 M Netherlands 1969 Sell This Version
5C 006.90626 M Wedding Bell Blues / Lovin' Stew  album cover The 5th Dimension* Wedding Bell Blues / Lovin' Stew(7", Single) Liberty 5C 006.90626 M Netherlands 1969 Sell This Version
5C 006-90781 M Down On The Corner / Fortunate Son  album cover Creedence Clearwater Revival Down On The Corner / Fortunate Son(7", Single) Liberty 5C 006-90781 M Netherlands 1969 Sell This Version
5C 006-90932 M Move Your Hand  album cover Lonnie Smith Move Your Hand(7", Single) Blue Note 5C 006-90932 M Netherlands 1970 Sell This Version
5C 006-90980 M Let's Work Together / I'm Her Man  album cover Canned Heat Let's Work Together / I'm Her Man(7", Single) Liberty 5C 006-90980 M Netherlands 1969 Sell This Version
5C 006-91116 M Travelin' Band / Who'll Stop The Rain  album cover Creedence Clearwater Revival Travelin' Band / Who'll Stop The Rain (Single) 5C 006-91116 M Netherlands 1970 Sell This Version
5C 006-91279 M Wunder Gibt Es Immer Wieder   album cover Katja Ebstein Wunder Gibt Es Immer Wieder (7", Single) Liberty 5C 006-91279 M Netherlands 1970 Sell This Version
5C 006-91316 M Everything I Do Gonh Be Funky  album cover Lou Donaldson Everything I Do Gonh Be Funky(7") Blue Note 5C 006-91316 M Netherlands 1970 Sell This Version
5C 006-91432 M Run Through The Jungle / Up Around The Bend  album cover Creedence Clearwater Revival Run Through The Jungle / Up Around The Bend(7", Single) Liberty 5C 006-91432 M Netherlands 1970 Sell This Version
5C 038 .98574S Moanin'  album cover Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers Moanin'(LP, Album, RE) Blue Note, Blue Note 5C 038 .98574S Netherlands 1977 Sell This Version
5C 050 94556 Bobby Vee  album cover Bobby Vee Bobby Vee(LP, Comp) Sunset Records 5C 050 94556 Netherlands 1976 Sell This Version
7C 062-83003 Greatest Hits  album cover Kenny Rogers Greatest Hits(LP, Comp) Liberty 7C 062-83003 Scandinavia 1980 Sell This Version
8XLL-8140 Just For You  album cover Slim Whitman Just For You(8-Trk, Album) Special Projects 8XLL-8140 US 1980 Sell This Version
10C 006-083.008 Lady  album cover Kenny Rogers Lady(7", Single) Liberty 10C 006-083.008 Spain 1980 Sell This Version
10C 046-083.190 Now He Sings, Now He Sobs  album cover Chick Corea Now He Sings, Now He Sobs(LP, Album, RE) Music For Pleasure, Pacific Jazz 10C 046-083.190 Spain 1981 Sell This Version
10C 046-083.361 Million Sellers By Fats  album cover Fats Domino Million Sellers By Fats(LP, Comp) EMI 10C 046-083.361 Spain 1980 Sell This Version
10C 046-083.390 The Canned Heat Cook Book (The Best Of Canned Heat)  album cover Canned Heat The Canned Heat Cook Book (The Best Of Canned Heat)(LP, Comp, RE) Music For Pleasure 10C 046-083.390 Spain 1983 Sell This Version
10 C054-060.519 Yesterdays  album cover Shirley Bassey Yesterdays(LP, Album) Liberty 10 C054-060.519 Spain 1978 Sell This Version
10C 054-062.650 Shirley Significa Bassey  album cover Shirley Bassey Shirley Significa Bassey(LP, Album, RE) Liberty 10C 054-062.650 Spain 1980 Sell This Version
10 C 054-082.749 20 Rock 'N' Roll Hits  album cover Ricky Nelson (2) 20 Rock 'N' Roll Hits(LP, Comp) Liberty 10 C 054-082.749 Spain 1980 Sell This Version
10C 054-083.226 Con Plumas  album cover Lena Horne Con Plumas(LP, Comp) Liberty 10C 054-083.226 Spain 1982 Sell This Version
10 C 054-094.072 And I Love You So ("Te Quiero Así")  album cover Shirley Bassey And I Love You So ("Te Quiero Así")(LP, Album, RE) Liberty 10 C 054-094.072 Spain 1980 Sell This Version
10C 246-083.389 10th Anniversary Album Vol. 1  album cover Bobby Goldsboro 10th Anniversary Album Vol. 1(Cass, Comp) Music For Pleasure 10C 246-083.389 Spain 1983 Sell This Version
31C 064-83045 Late Night Guitar  album cover Earl Klugh Late Night Guitar(LP, Album) Liberty 31C 064-83045 Brazil 1980 Sell This Version