American Record Pressing Co.

American Record Pressing Co.

Profile:
Vinyl plating and pressing as well as tape duplication plant in Owosso, Michigan, USA. Operating from 1952 until 1972, mainly for Motown Records. Pressings can be identified by an "ARP" stamped in italics into the runouts. The plant burned down on October 28, 1972 and was never re-erected. ARP was a wholly owned subsidiary of Viewlex, Inc. together with the three other pressing plants Sonic Recording Products, Inc., Allentown Record Co. Inc., and Monarch Record Mfg. Co.).

Known to have pressed for;
-Stax
Big Tree Records

Also, some Atlantic/Atco 45's of 1967-68 were pressed by American Record Pressing of Owosso, MI; these pressings bore an "-AM" suffix on the label.

Please note that Atwell Record Pressing, Inc. used an ARP-#### scheme in the runouts.
Contact Info:
1810 W. King St.
Owosso, MI 48867
(Contact info now obsolete)
Sites:
[l495875]

Label


Cat#  Artist Title (Format) Label Cat#  Country Year
I Satisfy  album cover Mouse And The Traps* I Satisfy(7", Single, Mono) Fraternity Records US 1968 Sell This Version
1 Mut-ley Doing The Crawlpen  album cover Rudy Robinson & The Hungry Five Mut-ley Doing The Crawlpen(7") Mier Records 1 US Unknown Sell This Version
2 BX 2066 Something / Anything?  album cover Todd Rundgren Something / Anything?(LP, Red + LP, Gre + Album, Promo, Gat) Bearsville 2 BX 2066 US 1972 Sell This Version
2SR 1035 Jimmy Reed At Carnegie Hall  album cover Jimmy Reed Jimmy Reed At Carnegie Hall(2xLP, Comp) Vee Jay Records, Vee Jay Records 2SR 1035 US 1961 Sell This Version
4 Cheating Is A No No / A Stone Good Lover  album cover Vee* Cheating Is A No No / A Stone Good Lover(7", Single) Mier Records 4 US 1972 Sell This Version
005 It's Not A Man's World  album cover Chubby Martin It's Not A Man's World(7") Big Star Records (3) 005 US Unknown Sell This Version
005-B2M-10La Music To Sell Security By  album cover Unknown Artist Music To Sell Security By(7", S/Sided, Promo) Nationwide Insurance 005-B2M-10La US Unknown Sell This Version
5C 006-92 181 Remember Me / How About You  album cover Diana Ross Remember Me / How About You(7", Single) Tamla Motown 5C 006-92 181 Netherlands 1970 Sell This Version
0007 Vandegraf's Blues, Or (I Get A Charge Out Of You)  album cover The Woolies Vandegraf's Blues, Or (I Get A Charge Out Of You)(7", Single, Promo) Spirit (11) 0007 US 1970 Sell This Version
10 He Knows I Love Him Too Much / A Lonely Girl's Prayer  album cover The Paris Sisters He Knows I Love Him Too Much / A Lonely Girl's Prayer(7", Single) Gregmark 10 US 1962 Sell This Version
45-TMJ 115 This Old Heart Of Mine (Is Weak For You) / There's No Love Left  album cover Isley Brothers* This Old Heart Of Mine (Is Weak For You) / There's No Love Left(7", Ame) Tamla Motown 45-TMJ 115 South Africa 1966 Sell This Version
73 Gimme Some  album cover General Crook Gimme Some(7") Down To Earth (2) 73 US 1970 Sell This Version
74 Do It For Me / Till Then  album cover General Crook Do It For Me / Till Then(7") Down To Earth (2) 74 US 1970 Sell This Version
75 What I'm Getting Now & What I'm Used To Ain't The Same  album cover General Crook What I'm Getting Now & What I'm Used To Ain't The Same(7", Single, Promo) Down To Earth (2) 75 US 1971 Sell This Version
77 What Time It Is  album cover General Crook What Time It Is (Single) 77 US 1971 Sell This Version
83 It's Not In My Heart  album cover Betty Bowman (2) It's Not In My Heart(7") Planet (8) 83 US Unknown Sell This Version
101 If I Only Knew Then  album cover Jimmy (Soul) Clark* If I Only Knew Then(7", Single, ARP) Moira Records 101 US 1968 Sell This Version
102 Good & Funky / The Bomb  album cover James Barnes & The Agents (6) / The Funky Four - Plus James Barnes & The Agents (6) / The Funky Four - Plus - Good & Funky / The Bomb(7") Golden Hit Productions 102 US Unknown Sell This Version
104 Triangle  album cover Janie Grant Triangle(7", Single) Caprice (3) 104 US 1961 Sell This Version
109 The Pledge  album cover Dust (16) , Featured Artist Ken Miller (4) Dust (16) , Featured Artist Ken Miller (4) - The Pledge(7") YAS Records 109 US Unknown Sell This Version
119 Oh Mother / Come Home  album cover Johnnie Mae Matthews Oh Mother / Come Home(7", Single) Reel Records (4) 119 US Unknown Sell This Version
123 Package Of Love  album cover The Dynamic Tints Package Of Love(7") Twinight Records 123 US 1969 Sell This Version
126 Why Can't There Be Love / Say It Again With Feeling  album cover Dee Edwards Why Can't There Be Love / Say It Again With Feeling(7", Single) Bump Shop 126 US 1972 Sell This Version
132 The Little People / The Little People Twist  album cover The Little People (2) The Little People / The Little People Twist(7", Promo) Mohawk 132 US 1962 Sell This Version
134 One Way Ticket To Nowhere  album cover Syl Johnson One Way Ticket To Nowhere(7") Twinight Records 134 US 1970 Sell This Version
139 Let Me Come Within  album cover Renaldo Domino Let Me Come Within(7") Twinight Records 139 US 1970 Sell This Version
144 We Do It Together  album cover Syl Johnson We Do It Together (Single) 144 US 1971 Sell This Version
147 I'd Love You To Want Me  album cover Lobo (3) I'd Love You To Want Me(7", Single, Mono, ARP) Big Tree Records 147 US 1972 Sell This Version
148 Soul Finger / Knucklehead  album cover Bar-Kays Soul Finger / Knucklehead(7", Single, AM) Volt 148 US 1967 Sell This Version
150 La-La-Means I Love You / Can't Get Over Losing You  album cover The Delfonics La-La-Means I Love You / Can't Get Over Losing You(7", Single, Ame) Philly Groove Records 150 US 1968 Sell This Version
151 I'm Sorry / You're Gone  album cover The Delfonics I'm Sorry / You're Gone(7", Single) Philly Groove Records 151 US 1968 Sell This Version
152 Glory Of Love / I'm Coming Home  album cover Otis Redding Glory Of Love / I'm Coming Home(7", Single, Mono, AM) Volt 152 US 1967 Sell This Version
154 Give Everybody Some / Don't Do That  album cover The Bar-Kays* Give Everybody Some / Don't Do That(7", Single, ARP) Volt 154 US 1967 Sell This Version
156 Funny Feeling / My New Love  album cover The Delfonics Funny Feeling / My New Love(7", Single) Philly Groove Records 156 US 1969 Sell This Version
161 Didn't I (Blow Your Mind This Time) / Down Is Up, Up Is Down  album cover The Delfonics Didn't I (Blow Your Mind This Time) / Down Is Up, Up Is Down(7", Single, Ame) Philly Groove Records 161 US 1970 Sell This Version
162 Trying To Make A Fool Of Me / Baby I Love You  album cover The Delfonics Trying To Make A Fool Of Me / Baby I Love You 162 US 1970 Sell This Version
214 Attack   album cover The Toys Attack (7", Single) DynoVoice Records 214 US 1965 Sell This Version
233 Mini Skirts In Moscow, Or...  album cover The Bob Crewe Generation Mini Skirts In Moscow, Or...(7", Single) Dynovoice Records 233 US 1968 Sell This Version
243 Life Is Like That  album cover I Love You (8) Life Is Like That(7", Single) L.B.J. (What Now) 243 US Unknown Sell This Version
270 It Shouldn't Happen To A Dog  album cover Carol Anderson It Shouldn't Happen To A Dog (Single) 270 US 1972 Sell This Version
271 You Boy / Holding On  album cover Carol Anderson You Boy / Holding On (Single) 271 US 1972 Sell This Version
293 Your Thang My Thang / Don't Put Out The Fire  album cover Tony Birchett Your Thang My Thang / Don't Put Out The Fire(7", Single) L.B.J. (What Now) 293 US 1968 Sell This Version
332 A Man Needs A Woman / Stronger Than Love  album cover James Carr A Man Needs A Woman / Stronger Than Love(7", Single) Goldwax Records 332 US 1968 Sell This Version
338 Freedom Train / That's The Way Love Turned Out For Me  album cover James Carr Freedom Train / That's The Way Love Turned Out For Me(7", Single, ARP) Goldwax Records 338 US 1968 Sell This Version
340 To Love Somebody / These Ain't Raindrops  album cover James Carr To Love Somebody / These Ain't Raindrops(7", Single) Goldwax Records 340 US 1969 Sell This Version
354 So Far Away / Love Requires Understanding   album cover J. J. Barnes So Far Away / Love Requires Understanding (7", Single) Mickay's Records 354 US 1964 Sell This Version
410 Ain't It Fine / Nubian II  album cover Kain* Ain't It Fine / Nubian II(7") Juggernaut Records 410 US 1970 Sell This Version
532 Mississippi Queen  album cover Mountain Mississippi Queen(7", Single) Windfall Records 532 US 1970 Sell This Version
534 The Animal Trainer And The Toad  album cover Mountain The Animal Trainer And The Toad(7", Promo) Windfall Records 534 US 1971 Sell This Version
565 The Letter  album cover The Box Tops* The Letter(7", Single, RP, Ame) Mala 565 US 1967 Sell This Version
0577 Soulful  album cover The Apostles* Soulful(7", Single) BBS Records (2) 0577 US 1968 Sell This Version
0578 Bee Que / A Mellow Mood  album cover Floyd Morris Bee Que / A Mellow Mood(7", Single) BBS Records (2) 0578 US 1968 Sell This Version
616 Morning Dew / Wind Song  album cover Ronnie Fray Morning Dew / Wind Song(7") Cineman 616 US Unknown Sell This Version
627 More Hits By The Supremes  album cover The Supremes More Hits By The Supremes(LP, Album, Mono) Motown, Motown, Motown 627 US 1965 Sell This Version
669 Shake A Tail Feather  album cover James & Bobby Purify Shake A Tail Feather(7", Single) Bell Records 669 US 1967 Sell This Version
672 I Just Can't Forget Your Name / The Sun Came Out  album cover The 21ST I Just Can't Forget Your Name / The Sun Came Out (Single) 672 US 1972 Sell This Version
681 Turn On Your Love Light  album cover Oscar Toney, Jr.* Turn On Your Love Light(7", Single) Bell Records 681 US 1967 Sell This Version
691 I Dig Your Act   album cover The O'Jays I Dig Your Act (7", Ame) Bell Records 691 US 1967 Sell This Version
705 Angel Of The Morning / Reap What You Sow  album cover Merrilee Rush & The Turnabouts* Angel Of The Morning / Reap What You Sow(7", Single) Bell Records 705 US 1968 Sell This Version
711 Hey Blackman  album cover Ed Robinson* Hey Blackman(7") GM (2) 711 US 1970 Sell This Version
721 Trouble Up The Road  album cover Boones Farm (2) Trouble Up The Road(7", Single) GM (2) 721 US 1971 Sell This Version
726 Step Inside Love  album cover Cilla Black Step Inside Love(7") Bell Records 726 US 1968 Sell This Version
763 Gimme Gimme Good Lovin' / Dark Part Of My Mind  album cover Crazy Elephant Gimme Gimme Good Lovin' / Dark Part Of My Mind(7", Single) Bell Records 763 US 1969 Sell This Version
801 Put Something On Your Mind / Screwdriver  album cover Lee Austin Put Something On Your Mind / Screwdriver(7", Single) International Brothers Records 801 US 1971 Sell This Version
804 Sunshine, Red Wine / Pam  album cover Crazy Elephant Sunshine, Red Wine / Pam(7", Single) Bell Records 804 US 1969 Sell This Version
806 That Lucky Old Sun / How Big A Fool (Can A Fool Be)  album cover Solomon Burke That Lucky Old Sun / How Big A Fool (Can A Fool Be)(7", Single) Bell Records 806 US 1969 Sell This Version
811 The Twist / Twistin' U.S.A.  album cover Chubby Checker The Twist / Twistin' U.S.A. (Single) 811 US 1961 Sell This Version
811 The Twist  album cover Chubby Checker The Twist(7", ARP) Parkway 811 US 1962 Sell This Version
811 Black Gal / Frog Legs  album cover Clifton Chenier Black Gal / Frog Legs(7", Single, 𝒜ℛ ) Bell Records 811 US 1969 Sell This Version
817 Devil With A Blue Dress On & Good Golly Miss Molly / I Had It Made  album cover Mitch Ryder & The Detroit Wheels Devil With A Blue Dress On & Good Golly Miss Molly / I Had It Made(7", Single, Ame) New Voice Records 817 US 1967 Sell This Version
818 Pony Time  album cover Chubby Checker Pony Time(7") Parkway 818 US 1960 Sell This Version
903 Candida / Look At...  album cover Dawn (5) Candida / Look At... (Single) 903 US 1970 Sell This Version
910 I Think I Love You  album cover The Partridge Family I Think I Love You(7", Single, Ame) Bell Records, Bell Records 910 US 1970 Sell This Version
920W-3273 Baby Don't Go / There's No You  album cover Occasions Baby Don't Go / There's No You(7", Single) Big Jim (2) 920W-3273 US 1967 Sell This Version
938 Knock Three Times / Home  album cover Dawn (5) Knock Three Times / Home (Single) 938 US 1970 Sell This Version
940 One Less Bell To Answer    album cover The 5th Dimension* One Less Bell To Answer (Single) 940 US 1970 Sell This Version
963 Fannie Mae / Badmouthin'  album cover Mighty Sam Fannie Mae / Badmouthin'(7") Amy 963 US 1966 Sell This Version
970 I Play And Sing / Get Out From Where We Are  album cover Dawn (5) I Play And Sing / Get Out From Where We Are(7", Single, Ame) Bell Records 970 US 1971 Sell This Version
996 I'll Meet You Halfway / Morning Rider On The Road  album cover The Partridge Family I'll Meet You Halfway / Morning Rider On The Road(7", Single, ARP) Bell Records 996 US 1971 Sell This Version
1001 It's The Real Thing (Your Love)  album cover Superlatives* It's The Real Thing (Your Love)(7", Single) Three G's 1001 US 1970 Sell This Version
1003 Bye Bye Baby / Please Forgive Me  album cover Mary Wells Bye Bye Baby / Please Forgive Me(7", Single, RE, ARP) Motown 1003 US 1971 Sell This Version
1003 The Wicked Old Witch / She’ll Be Back  album cover The Bells Of Rhymny The Wicked Old Witch / She’ll Be Back(7", Single) Dicto 1003 US 1966 Sell This Version
1003 A Shade Of Brass  album cover Bobby Byrne A Shade Of Brass(7", Promo) Evolution (3) 1003 US 1969 Sell This Version
1008 I Like What You Give / Somebody's Cryin'  album cover Nolan* I Like What You Give / Somebody's Cryin'(7", Single) Lizard 1008 US 1971 Sell This Version
1009 Vibrations (Made Us Fall In Love)  album cover Eric And The Vikings Vibrations (Made Us Fall In Love)(7") Soulhawk Records 1009 US 1970 Sell This Version
1014 Nothing In This World / Talkin' About My Baby  album cover Dottie & Millie Nothing In This World / Talkin' About My Baby(7") Topper 1014 US 1966 Sell This Version
1015 Sweep It Out In The Shed / Challenge My Love  album cover Tobi Lark Sweep It Out In The Shed / Challenge My Love(7", Single) Topper 1015 US 1966 Sell This Version
1048 One Fine Morning  album cover Lighthouse (2) One Fine Morning(7") Evolution (3) 1048 US 1971 Sell This Version
1053 It's Love  album cover Theresa Lindsey It's Love(7", Single) Correc-Tone Recording, Inc. 1053 US 1965 Sell This Version
1058 I Just Wanna Be Your Friend / 1849  album cover Lighthouse (2) I Just Wanna Be Your Friend / 1849(7", Single) Evolution (3) 1058 US 1972 Sell This Version
1313 Good-Good Day / I've Been Lonely  album cover The Other Kind (2) / Les-Elegante's The Other Kind (2) / Les-Elegante's - Good-Good Day / I've Been Lonely(7") Afro-K 1313 US Unknown Sell This Version
1554 Hey Ruby (Shut Your Mouth) / Ruby's House Party  album cover Ruby And The Party Gang Hey Ruby (Shut Your Mouth) / Ruby's House Party(7", Single) Law-ton Records 1554 US 1971 Sell This Version
1612 I Can't Take It / Baby You Got It  album cover Out Of Sights* I Can't Take It / Baby You Got It(7") Saru, Saru 1612 US 1970 Sell This Version
1614 Tears Don't Care Who Cry  album cover Out Of Sights* Tears Don't Care Who Cry(7") Saru 1614 US 1970 Sell This Version
1977 Joey / Funkadelic Sound  album cover Little Beaver Joey / Funkadelic Sound(7", Single, Ame) Cat 1977 US 1972 Sell This Version
2000 I Just Can't Forget That Boy  album cover Little Rena Scott* I Just Can't Forget That Boy(7", Single) Black Rock 2000 US 1971 Sell This Version
2007 The Snapper / Screamin' Loud  album cover Johnny Lytle The Snapper / Screamin' Loud(7", Single) Tuba Records (2) 2007 US 1967 Sell This Version
2012 Beachcomber  album cover The Johnny Gibson Trio Beachcomber(7", Single) Twirl 2012 US 1964 Sell This Version
2083 Send My Baby Back To Me  album cover Charmaine (7) Send My Baby Back To Me(7", Single) Temple (7) 2083 US 1964 Sell This Version
2197 I've Been Touched  album cover William Chapel Male Chorus* I've Been Touched(7", Single) Not On Label 2197 US Unknown Sell This Version