World Records (3)

World Records (3)

Profile:
Canadian record company and label with head office and production facility in Oshawa, Ontario and branch office in Halifax, Nova Scotia started by Bob Stone (3).
They made and distributed their own recordings plus acted as distributor and manufacturer for other labels.

Most recognized for it's "custom records" released by small private labels and Not On Label (Self-released) records World Records (3) also made records for larger organizations like Canadian Talent Library.

In addition to the custom product World also released records under it's own labels: Ampersand (2), Audat, Cascade (2), Scope (12), and World Records (3) (sometimes abbreviated as World).

World Records (3) grew out of Stone's previous successful record company Robert J. Stone of Canada Limited.

Please note that World Records (3) did not press any of its own product or have it's own studio / mastering facilities. These functions were subcontracted.

In addition to credits on the labels and jackets World Records (3) can be identified by unique runout, label matrix and CD matrix numbers.
These numbers may be entered in full with the company credits.

How to credit:
1. For credits based solely on runout or matrix numbers please use company credit Made By.
2. If logo is present on the release please credit as a label as well as company credit.
2a. If logo is present with another label please credit both companies and place World Records (3) as the second label.
2b. If logo is present on "Not On Label (xxx Self-released)" recordings please place World Records (3) as the second label.
3. If written credit is present please credit as presented on the release.
4. Where releases state "A Custom Production of World Records" with no other role listed, please use Record Company role in LCCN.

Identifiers on World Records (3) releases may appear in runout, CD matrix or label matrix.

1st generation:

WRS 8nnn S = stereo, 8 = World Records (3) label (example) nnn = assigned number

2nd generation:

477-xnnn numbers

4 digit suffix
477-1nnn = Ampersand (2)
477-3nnn = ? perhaps promo or multi disc
477-4nnn = Audat private releases
477-5nnn = Canadian Talent Library
477-57nn = Scope (12)
477-7nnn = Cascade (2)
477-9nnn = Audat Commercial releases; East Coast office productions. 1974 (477-9066) sees dual labels "world / audat" appear on covers of orange labelled releases.
8-nnnn = 8-track

3 digit suffix
477-9nn = 7" 45 rpm of taken from 9xxx LPs

5 digit suffix x = 1st digit of 4digit above
477-2xnnn = ?
477-4xnnn = cassette

3rd generation:

C-nnn numbers: Note these ran concurrently with 477-xnnn numbers

C-nnn = private releases
WRC-nnn = private releases; may appear on private labels or on dual label "world / audat" blue labelled releases (WRC-164)

4th generation:

WRx-ynnn = x= country, y = media, nnn = assigned number

WRC = Canadian
WRA = America
WRC1-nnnn = LP
WRC2-nnnn = 12" 45rpm
WRC3-nnnn = 7" 45 rpm
WRC4-nnnn = Cassette
WRC5-nnnn = 7" 33 ⅓ rpm
WRC6-nnnn = 12" multi -disc
WRC8-nnnn = CD up to 1995 see note below.
WRSn-nnnn = LP special edition

WRA1-nnn = LP or mini LP
WRA2-nnn = 12" 45 rpm
WRA3-nnn = 7" 45 rpm
WRA4-nnn = Cassette
WRA5-nnn = 7" 33 ⅓ rpm

Please note that WRC8-nnnn 1996 and later and WRA8-nnn were made by World Replication Group a successor to World Records (3).
Sublabels
Parent Label:
Contact Info:
Robert J Stone
484 Waterloo Rd
Oshawa, Ontario
L1H 3X1
&
Audio Atlantic
Ilseville St Halifax Nova Scotia

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Label


Cat#  Artist Title (Format) Label Cat#  Country Year
477C-103 CTL Sampler  album cover Various CTL Sampler(LP, Album) Canadian Talent Library 477C-103 Canada 1971 Sell This Version
8-9047 Times To Remember  album cover Ryan's Fancy Times To Remember(8-Trk, Album) Audat 8-9047 Canada 1973 Sell This Version
477-904 A Children's Winter  album cover Ryan's Fancy A Children's Winter(7", Single) Audat 477-904 Canada 1973 Sell This Version
477-906 (Wish I Didn't Have To Live With) Yesterday / Cruel War   album cover The Neighbours Kids (Wish I Didn't Have To Live With) Yesterday / Cruel War (7", Single) Audat 477-906 Canada 1972 Sell This Version
477-908 Streets Of London  album cover Ryan's Fancy Streets Of London(7", Single) Audat 477-908 Canada 1972 Sell This Version
477-1602 Bright Down The Middle  album cover The Sycamore Street Singers Bright Down The Middle(LP, Album) Ampersand (2) 477-1602 Canada 1971 Sell This Version
477-3003 Best Of The Maritimes  album cover Various Best Of The Maritimes(2xLP, Comp) Audat 477-3003 Canada 1973 Sell This Version
477-4001 The Toronto Symphony 1922 - 1972  album cover The Toronto Symphony*, Karel Ančerl, Victor Feldbrill The Toronto Symphony*, Karel Ančerl, Victor Feldbrill - The Toronto Symphony 1922 - 1972(LP) Audat 477-4001 Canada 1972 Sell This Version
477 4012 Ukulele Yes!   album cover "A" Ukuleles Of Halifax Ukulele Yes! (LP) Audat 477 4012 Canada 1973 Sell This Version
477-4015 Christmas With Ray And His Friends  album cover Ray Johnson (11) Christmas With Ray And His Friends(LP, Album) Audat 477-4015 Canada 1972 Sell This Version
477-4016 Ukuleles On Tour  album cover "A" Ukuleles of Halifax Ukuleles On Tour(LP, Album) Audat 477-4016 Canada 1974 Sell This Version
477-4018 Toronto: What Other City Calls Its Main Street Yonge?  album cover Various Toronto: What Other City Calls Its Main Street Yonge?(LP, Album) Audat, Audat 477-4018 Canada 1973 Sell This Version
477-4019 RCAF 50  album cover The Royal Canadian Air Force Air Transport Command Band, The Pipes & Drums Of CFB Ottawa The Royal Canadian Air Force Air Transport Command Band, The Pipes & Drums Of CFB Ottawa - RCAF 50(LP, Album) Audat 477-4019 Canada 1974 Sell This Version
477-4020 Charlie Farquharson's Open Mouth  album cover Don Harron Charlie Farquharson's Open Mouth(LP) Audat 477-4020 Canada 1974 Sell This Version
477-4021 O Canada  album cover Various O Canada(LP, Album) Audat 477-4021 Canada 1976 Sell This Version
477-5105 Boss Brass - Rob McConnell  album cover Boss Brass Rob McConnell* Boss Brass - Rob McConnell(LP, Album) Canadian Talent Library 477-5105 Canada 1968 Sell This Version
477-5118 Rob McConnell's Boss Brass 2  album cover Rob McConnell & The Boss Brass Rob McConnell's Boss Brass 2 (Album) 477-5118 Canada 1969 Sell This Version
477-5130 People Get Ready  album cover Brian Russell (5) People Get Ready(LP, Album) Canadian Talent Library 477-5130 Canada 1970 Sell This Version
477-5136 We Hear It  album cover Ken Fisher (2), Jim Roberts (14), Pat Steel Ken Fisher (2), Jim Roberts (14), Pat Steel - We Hear It(LP, Album) Canadian Talent Library 477-5136 Canada 1970 Sell This Version
477-5147 Henry Plays Favourites  album cover Henry Cuesta Henry Plays Favourites (Album) 477-5147 Canada Unknown Sell This Version
477-5151 Take Me Home Country Roads  album cover The Laurie Bower Singers* Take Me Home Country Roads(LP, Album) Canadian Talent Library 477-5151 Canada 1972 Sell This Version
477-5153 Christmas Brott To You  album cover Boris Brott Conducting Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra Boris Brott Conducting Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra - Christmas Brott To You(LP, Album) Canadian Talent Library 477-5153 Canada 1977 Sell This Version
477-5156 Countri-fied  album cover The Dave Woods Brass* Countri-fied(LP, Album) Canadian Talent Library 477-5156 Canada Unknown Sell This Version
477-5164 Reggae Magic!  album cover Jackie Mittoo Reggae Magic!(LP, Album) Canadian Talent Library 477-5164 Canada 1972 Sell This Version
477-5167 The Lincolnshire Poacher  album cover Peter Appleyard The Lincolnshire Poacher(LP, Album) Canadian Talent Library 477-5167 Canada 1973 Sell This Version
477-7700 The Great Onterio Northland  album cover Vic Virgili ,and The Laurentian Valley Boys Vic Virgili ,and The Laurentian Valley Boys - The Great Onterio Northland(LP, Album) Cascade (2) 477-7700 Canada Unknown Sell This Version
477-7708 Travellin'  album cover Vic Virgili ,and The Laurentian Valley Boys Vic Virgili ,and The Laurentian Valley Boys - Travellin'(LP, Album) Cascade (2) 477-7708 Canada Unknown Sell This Version
477-7709 Moody  album cover Ina & Al Harris* Moody(LP, Album) Cascade (2) 477-7709 Canada Unknown Sell This Version
477-9001 Dark Island  album cover Ryan's Fancy Dark Island (Album) 477-9001 Canada 1971 Sell This Version
477-9003 At The Newfoundlander  album cover Ray Johnson (11) At The Newfoundlander(LP, Album) Audat 477-9003 Canada 1972 Sell This Version
477-9005 Tom Hearn (2) Another Side Of Tom Hearn(LP, Album) Audat 477-9005 Canada Unknown Sell This Version
477-9006 The Roving Newfoundlander  album cover Edison Williams The Roving Newfoundlander(LP, Album) World Records (3), Audat 477-9006 Canada 1972 Sell This Version
477-9009 Make My Dreams Come True  album cover Frank Spinney / Ralph Vidito Frank Spinney / Ralph Vidito - Make My Dreams Come True(LP, Album) Audat 477-9009 Canada Unknown Sell This Version
477-9011 I Gotta Be Free  album cover Bob Harvey And The Pilgrims I Gotta Be Free(LP, Album) Audat 477-9011 Canada Unknown Sell This Version
477-9012 The Rising Sons  album cover The Rising Sons (4) The Rising Sons(LP, Album) Audat 477-9012 Canada 1972 Sell This Version
477-9014 Roving Again  album cover Edison Williams Roving Again(LP, Album) Audat 477-9014 Canada 1972 Sell This Version
477-9015 Looking Back  album cover Ryan's Fancy Looking Back(LP, Album) Audat 477-9015 Canada 1972 Sell This Version
477-9016 Little Newfie Boy  album cover Ray Johnson (11) Little Newfie Boy(LP, Album) Audat 477-9016 Canada 1972 Sell This Version
477-9017 D.P. Newfie  album cover George Grandy & His Band D.P. Newfie(LP, Album) Audat 477-9017 Canada 1973 Sell This Version
477-9018 Canadian  album cover The Fogarty's Canadian(LP, Album) Audat 477-9018 Canada 1973 Sell This Version
477-9019 Poster Girl  album cover Gord Tracey And The Constellations Poster Girl(LP, Album) Audat 477-9019 Canada 1973 Sell This Version
477-9021 Put Your Hand In The Hand  album cover The White Family Put Your Hand In The Hand(LP, Album) Audat 477-9021 Canada 1973 Sell This Version
477-9022 Newfoundland Accordion Favourites  album cover Ray Walsh (2) Newfoundland Accordion Favourites(LP, Album) Audat 477-9022 Canada 1973 Sell This Version
477-9024 Newfoundland Drinking Songs  album cover Ryan's Fancy Newfoundland Drinking Songs(LP, Album) Audat 477-9024 Canada 1973 Sell This Version
477-9025 Sons Of The Sea  album cover Borealis (2) Sons Of The Sea(LP, Album) Audat 477-9025 Canada 1972 Sell This Version
477-9026 Discovery  album cover Ron Hynes Discovery(LP, Album) Audat 477-9026 Canada 1972 Sell This Version
477-9029 How To Be Happy And Avoid A Nervous Breakdown - Newfie Style  album cover Ron Pumphrey How To Be Happy And Avoid A Nervous Breakdown - Newfie Style (Album) 477-9029 Canada 1972 Sell This Version
477-9030 Plays Favourites  album cover John White (13) Plays Favourites(LP, Album) Audat 477-9030 Canada 1973 Sell This Version
477-9031 The Newfoundland I Love  album cover Ray Johnson (11) And The Sou' Westers* Ray Johnson (11) And The Sou' Westers* - The Newfoundland I Love (Album) 477-9031 Canada 1973 Sell This Version
477-9033 The Cliffs Of Baccalieu  album cover The Kitty Vitty Minstrels The Cliffs Of Baccalieu(LP, Album) Audat 477-9033 Canada 1973 Sell This Version
477-9037 The Water's Edge  album cover Carol Fredericks (2) The Water's Edge(LP, Album) Audat 477-9037 Canada Unknown Sell This Version
477-9038 Brothers And One  album cover Brothers And One Brothers And One(LP, Album) Audat 477-9038 Canada 1973 Sell This Version
477 9039 The Cold Storage Song  album cover Pierce Cull The Cold Storage Song(LP, Album) Audat 477 9039 Canada 1973 Sell This Version
477-9040 I'm The Roving Newfoundlander  album cover Edison Williams I'm The Roving Newfoundlander(LP, Album) Audat 477-9040 Canada 1973 Sell This Version
477-9041 Gotta Get Back To Newfie  album cover George Grandy Gotta Get Back To Newfie(LP, Album) Audat 477-9041 Canada 1974 Sell This Version
477-9043 My Newfoundland  album cover Art Scammel My Newfoundland(LP, Album) Audat 477-9043 Canada 1974 Sell This Version
477-9044 My Newfoundland Home  album cover Albert Dean My Newfoundland Home(LP, Album) Audat 477-9044 Canada 1974 Sell This Version
477-9047 Times To Remember  album cover Ryan's Fancy Times To Remember (Album) 477-9047 Canada 1973 Sell This Version
477-9058 Newfoundland Accordian & Mandolin Favourites  album cover Minnie White Newfoundland Accordian & Mandolin Favourites(LP, Album) Audat 477-9058 Canada 1974 Sell This Version
477-9059 Little Johnny Cameron  album cover Little Johnny Cameron Little Johnny Cameron(LP, Album) Audat 477-9059 Canada 1974 Sell This Version
477-9060 Gotta Travel On  album cover Ern Stacey Gotta Travel On(LP, Album) Audat 477-9060 Canada 1974 Sell This Version
477-9061 Souvenirs And Memories  album cover Wilf Doyle And Family Souvenirs And Memories (Album) 477-9061 Canada 1974 Sell This Version
477-9062 Draggerman  album cover Scott Rowsell And Aquarius (25) Scott Rowsell And Aquarius (25) - Draggerman(LP, Album) Audat 477-9062 Canada 1974 Sell This Version
477-9063 Ol' Newfie Outhouse  album cover Steve Pardy And The Country Telstars Steve Pardy And The Country Telstars - Ol' Newfie Outhouse(LP, Album) Audat 477-9063 Canada 1974 Sell This Version
477-9064 Country Sunshine  album cover Ann Butler (2) Country Sunshine(LP, Album) Audat 477-9064 Canada 1974 Sell This Version
477-9065 On The Shores Of Labrador  album cover Albert Dean And The Island Four Showband Albert Dean And The Island Four Showband - On The Shores Of Labrador(LP, Album) Audat 477-9065 Canada 1974 Sell This Version
477-9066 Pride Of Newfoundland  album cover Edison Williams Pride Of Newfoundland(LP, Album) World Records (3), Audat 477-9066 Canada 1974 Sell This Version
477-9068 Maritime Girl  album cover Rex Hemeon And The Country Orbits Rex Hemeon And The Country Orbits - Maritime Girl(LP, Album) Audat 477-9068 Canada 1975 Sell This Version
477-9069 Close Up  album cover Ed Rowsell* Close Up(LP, Album) Audat 477-9069 Canada 1974 Sell This Version
477-9070 The Winter Work Program  album cover Pierce Cull The Winter Work Program(LP, Album) Audat 477-9070 Canada 1975 Sell This Version
477-9071 All Around Newfie Accordian  album cover Ray Walsh (2) All Around Newfie Accordian(LP, Album) Audat 477-9071 Canada 1975 Sell This Version
477-9072 All Around The Circle  album cover John White (13) All Around The Circle(LP, Album) Audat 477-9072 Canada 1975 Sell This Version
477-9073 In Your Memory  album cover Gord Tracey And The Constellations In Your Memory(LP, Album) Audat 477-9073 Canada 1975 Sell This Version
477-9076 Songs Of Newfoundland's Corey & Trina Variety Show  album cover Corey & Trina Songs Of Newfoundland's Corey & Trina Variety Show(LP, Album) Audat 477-9076 Canada 1975 Sell This Version
477 9078 The Warm Hearted Newfoundlander  album cover Ray Johnson (11) The Warm Hearted Newfoundlander(LP, Album) Audat 477 9078 Canada 1975 Sell This Version
477-9080 Two Sides Of Oldtime Music  album cover Ray Meyers Two Sides Of Oldtime Music(LP, Album) Audat 477-9080 Canada 1974 Sell This Version
477-9081 Nine Mile River Country  album cover Joey Carver Nine Mile River Country(LP, Album) Audat 477-9081 Canada Unknown Sell This Version
477 9083 'Ha! So You Sleep, On Your Belly, Eh, Baby?'  album cover Ron Pumphrey 'Ha! So You Sleep, On Your Belly, Eh, Baby?'(LP, Album) Audat 477 9083 Canada 1975 Sell This Version
477-9085 Ryan's Fancy Live  album cover Ryan's Fancy Ryan's Fancy Live(LP, Album, Gat) Audat 477-9085 Canada 1975 Sell This Version
477-9706 Wim Moens Hammond Goes Tijuana(LP) World Records (3) 477-9706 Canada Unknown Sell This Version
477-25128 Tennessee Birdwalk  album cover The Rhythm Pals Tennessee Birdwalk(LP, Album) Canadian Talent Library 477-25128 Canada Unknown Sell This Version
477-25129 Runway 23  album cover Henry Cuesta Runway 23(LP) Canadian Talent Library 477-25129 Canada 1970 Sell This Version
477-49001 Dark Island  album cover Ryan's Fancy Dark Island(Cass, Album) Audat 477-49001 Canada 1972 Sell This Version
477-49047 Times To Remember  album cover Ryan's Fancy Times To Remember(Cass, Album) Audat 477-49047 Canada 1974 Sell This Version
BRRC-1038 Fustukian, The Battle River Band Fustukian, The Battle River Band - Live(LP) World Records (3), Battle River Record Co. BRRC-1038 Canada 1985 Sell This Version
C 106 Dino & The Satins  album cover Dino & The Satins Dino & The Satins(LP, Album) Wren (3), Wren (3) C 106 Canada Unknown Sell This Version
C-110 Ukulele Yes!  album cover "A" Ukuleles of Halifax Ukulele Yes!(LP, Album) World Records (3) C-110 Canada 1973 Sell This Version
C-114 Introducing The Triple Trio  album cover Triple Trio Introducing The Triple Trio(LP, Album) World Records (3) C-114 Canada 1972 Sell This Version
C-116 Play Requests  album cover The Thomists Play Requests(LP) Not On Label C-116 Canada 1973 Sell This Version
C-118 Amazing Grace  album cover Johnny Bears Amazing Grace(LP, Album) Not On Label (Johnny Bears Self-released) C-118 Canada Unknown Sell This Version
C-119 Newfoundland Talent Showcase  album cover Various Newfoundland Talent Showcase(LP, Comp) Audat C-119 Canada 1975 Sell This Version
C 122 Symphony & Jazz  album cover Halifax School Board Music Department Orchestra / Halifax School Board Music Department Jazz Band Halifax School Board Music Department Orchestra / Halifax School Board Music Department Jazz Band - Symphony & Jazz(LP, Album) World Records (3) C 122 Canada 1974 Sell This Version
C-123 Songs Of Confederation Celebration  album cover Various Songs Of Confederation Celebration(LP, Album) World Records (3), Audat C-123 Canada 1974 Sell This Version
C 126 RCAF 50  album cover Air Transport Command Band* Under Direction Of Captain Kenneth R. Moore, CD*, The Pipes & Drums Of CFB Ottawa Under Direction Of Pipe Major A.M. Cairns, M.M.M., C.D.* Air Transport Command Band* Under Direction Of Captain Kenneth R. Moore, CD*, The Pipes & Drums Of CFB Ottawa Under Direction Of Pipe Major A.M. Cairns, M.M.M., C.D.* - RCAF 50(LP, Album) Audat C 126 Canada 1974 Sell This Version
C-131 Christmas At Havergal  album cover Havergal College Christmas At Havergal(LP) World Records (3) C-131 Canada 1975 Sell This Version
C-142 Ukulele Magic  album cover "A" Ukuleles of Halifax Ukulele Magic(LP, Album) World Records (3) C-142 Canada Unknown Sell This Version
C 143 A Toast To Our Town North Bay 50th Anniversary Souvenir Album  album cover Various A Toast To Our Town North Bay 50th Anniversary Souvenir Album(LP, Comp) World Records (3) C 143 Canada Unknown Sell This Version
C-156 ATOHSAN  album cover Twin Lakes Secondary School Band 75/76 ATOHSAN(LP, Ltd, Cus) Audat C-156 US 1976 Sell This Version
CCC-1933 Silent Night ...And On Earth Peace, Good Will Toward Men (A Collection Of The Best Loved Songs Of Christmas)  album cover The Bach-Ahp Singers Silent Night ...And On Earth Peace, Good Will Toward Men (A Collection Of The Best Loved Songs Of Christmas)(Cass, Album, RE, Dol) World Records (3) CCC-1933 Canada Unknown Sell This Version
CS-76H22 Old Tyme Favorite Tunes  album cover The Grand Coulee Old Tyme Jug Band Old Tyme Favorite Tunes(LP) World Records (3) CS-76H22 Canada 1976 Sell This Version