CBS Special Products

CBS Special Products

Profile:
Special marketing and catalogue department of CBS Records, see also CSP.
Sister label of Columbia Special Products.

Often a manufacturer for TV advertised releases on 3rd party labels and/or mail-order catalog only releases. Was also a budget reissue and compilation label of its own. CBS Special Products was also used as the outlet for the promotional material services offered by CBS Records in the US, Canada, Britain and Continental Europe (i.e. bespoke company records, advertising picture discs, etc.).

Among its duties was assembling and pressing compilation albums for telemarketing companies (i.e. Time Life Music, Ronco, Sessions) and various other companies for promotional use.

Renamed Sony Music Special Products in 1991. Currently Sony Music Commercial Music Group.
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Contact Info:
CBS Special Products
51 W. 52 St.
New York City

Label

Releases

Status Catalog Number  Image Artist Title (Format) Label Catalog Number  Country Year Actions
1T1-09901 Various - The Language Of Love Various The Language Of Love (Comp) 1T1-09901 Canada 1986 Sell This Version
2CLR-01 Various - Classic Rock 1965 Various Classic Rock 1965(CD, Comp) Time Life Music, Warner Special Products 2CLR-01 US 1987 Sell This Version
2CLR-04 Various - Classic Rock 1968 Various Classic Rock 1968(CD, Comp) Time Life Music, Warner Special Products 2CLR-04 US Unknown Sell This Version
2CLR-05 Various - Classic Rock 1967 Various Classic Rock 1967(CD, Comp, RE) Time Life Music, Warner Special Products 2CLR-05 US 1988 Sell This Version
2CLR-07 Various - Classic Rock 1966: The Beat Goes On Various Classic Rock 1966: The Beat Goes On(CD, Comp) Time Life Music, Warner Special Products 2CLR-07 US 1988 Sell This Version
2CLR-11 Various - Classic Rock 1968: The Beat Goes On Various Classic Rock 1968: The Beat Goes On(CD, Comp) Time Life Music, Warner Special Products 2CLR-11 US 1989 Sell This Version
4CLR-01 Various - Classic Rock 1965 Various Classic Rock 1965 (Comp) 4CLR-01 US 1987 Sell This Version
4XL-57369 Various - Party Hits (From Casey's Top 40 With Casey Kasem) Various Party Hits (From Casey's Top 40 With Casey Kasem)(Cass, Comp) CEMA Special Markets 4XL-57369 US 1990 Sell This Version
16-SP 1406 George Jones & Tammy Wynette - George Jones & Tammy Wynette George Jones & Tammy Wynette George Jones & Tammy Wynette(Cass, Comp, Dol) Tee Vee Records, Tee Vee International 16-SP 1406 Canada 1979 Sell This Version
16-SP 1472 Various - CHFI 98.1 Presents The Candlelight & Wine Album Various CHFI 98.1 Presents The Candlelight & Wine Album(Cass, Album, Comp) CBS Special Products 16-SP 1472 Canada 1979 Sell This Version
16-SP 1493 Various - The Best Of Country Music Various The Best Of Country Music(Cass, Comp, Dol) Tee Vee Records, CBS Special Products 16-SP 1493 Canada 1979 Sell This Version
16SP 1794 Various - Pink Flash Volume One - Bubble Yum Various Pink Flash Volume One - Bubble Yum(Cass, Comp) CBS Special Products 16SP 1794 Canada 1981 Sell This Version
16SP 1927 Various - The Magical Fifties Various The Magical Fifties(Cass, Comp, Dol) Ruby Records Limited, CBS Special Products, CBS Special Products 16SP 1927 Canada 1982 Sell This Version
16-SP-1965 Various - Star Power - Greatest Hits Various Star Power - Greatest Hits(Cass, Comp, Dol) CBS Special Products, Ruby Records Limited 16-SP-1965 Canada 1982 Sell This Version
16SP-2214 Johnny Cash - Country Classics Johnny Cash Country Classics(Cass, Comp) CBS Special Products 16SP-2214 Canada 1983 Sell This Version
16SP 2355 Andy Williams - The Best Of Andy Williams Andy Williams The Best Of Andy Williams (Comp) 16SP 2355 Canada 1984 Sell This Version
16-SP 2356 Engelbert Humperdinck - The Best Of Engelbert Humperdinck Engelbert Humperdinck The Best Of Engelbert Humperdinck(Cass, Comp, Dol) CBS Special Products, CBS Special Products 16-SP 2356 Canada Unknown Sell This Version
16SP 2357 George Jones (2) - The World of George Jones George Jones (2) The World of George Jones (Comp) 16SP 2357 Canada 1984 Sell This Version
16SP 2358 George Jones (2) - My Best To You George Jones (2) My Best To You(Cass, Comp, Dol) CBS Special Products 16SP 2358 Canada 1984 Sell This Version
16SP 2360 Charlie Rich - The Rich Sound Charlie Rich The Rich Sound(Cass, Comp, Dol) CBS Special Products 16SP 2360 Canada 1984 Sell This Version
16SP 2361 Marty Robbins - Another Side Of Robbins Marty Robbins Another Side Of Robbins (Comp) 16SP 2361 Canada 1984 Sell This Version
16SP 2364 Patsy Cline - After Midnight Patsy Cline After Midnight(Cass, Comp) CBS Special Products 16SP 2364 Canada 1984 Sell This Version
16SP 2366 Marty Robbins - #1 Hits Marty Robbins #1 Hits (Comp) 16SP 2366 Canada Unknown Sell This Version
16SP-2385 Marty Robbins Songs Of The Islands(Cass, Album) CBS Special Products 16SP-2385 Canada 1983 Sell This Version
16SP 2403 Johnny Cash - The Johnny Cash Collection Johnny Cash The Johnny Cash Collection(Cass, Comp, Dol) CBS Special Products 16SP 2403 Canada 1983 Sell This Version
16SP 2404 Ken Griffin (2) - Ebb Tide Ken Griffin (2) Ebb Tide(Cass, Comp, RE) CBS Special Products 16SP 2404 Canada 1983 Sell This Version
16SP 2405 Tony Bennett - All My Best Tony Bennett All My Best(Cass, Comp, Dol) CBS Special Products 16SP 2405 Canada 1983 Sell This Version
16SP 2408 Johnny Mathis - Johnny Mathis & Friends Johnny Mathis Johnny Mathis & Friends (Comp) 16SP 2408 Canada 1983 Sell This Version
16-SP 2413 Various - CJCL 1430 The Various CJCL 1430 The "Music Of Your Life"(Cass, Comp, Transcription, Dol) CJCL 1430 The "Music Of Your Life", CBS Special Products 16-SP 2413 Canada 1984 Sell This Version
16SP-2442 Various - It's Christmas Time! Various It's Christmas Time!(Cass, Comp, Dol) CBS Special Products, CBS Special Products, CBS Special Products 16SP-2442 Canada 1984 Sell This Version
16SP 2458 Kris Kristofferson - The Best Of Kris Kristofferson Vol. 1 Kris Kristofferson The Best Of Kris Kristofferson Vol. 1 (Comp) 16SP 2458 Canada 1984 Sell This Version
16SP 2461 Boots Randolph - The Best Of Boots Randolph Boots Randolph The Best Of Boots Randolph(Cass, Comp, Dol) CBS Special Products 16SP 2461 Canada 1984 Sell This Version
16SP-2504 Various - Romantic Moments Various Romantic Moments(Cass, Comp, Dol) CBS Special Products, Columbia House 16SP-2504 Canada 1985 Sell This Version
16SP 2508 The New Christy Minstrels - Greatest Hits The New Christy Minstrels Greatest Hits(Cass, Comp, RE, Abr) HCC 16SP 2508 Canada 1985 Sell This Version
16SP 2512 The Statler Brothers - The Best Of The Statler Brothers The Statler Brothers The Best Of The Statler Brothers(Cass, Comp, Dol) CBS Special Products 16SP 2512 Canada 1985 Sell This Version
16SP 2534 Various - Prime Country Various Prime Country(Cass, Comp, Dol) HCC 16SP 2534 Canada 1984 Sell This Version
16SP-2626 Various - L'album Bô Jeans Vol.1 Various L'album Bô Jeans Vol.1(LP, Comp, Promo) CBS Special Products 16SP-2626 Canada 1985 Sell This Version
16SP 2655 Jim Nabors The Golden Voice Of Jim Nabors(Cass, Comp) Heartland Music 16SP 2655 Canada 1986 Sell This Version
16SP 2656 Jim Nabors - Best Loved Favorites Jim Nabors Best Loved Favorites(Cass, Comp) Heartland Music, Heartland Music 16SP 2656 Canada 1986 Sell This Version
16SP-2667 Various - Graffiti Presents Dance Hits Of The '80s Various Graffiti Presents Dance Hits Of The '80s (Comp) 16SP-2667 Canada 1985 Sell This Version
16SP2671 Shel Silverstein - A Light In The Attic Shel Silverstein A Light In The Attic(Cass, Album, Dol) CBS Special Products 16SP2671 Canada 1985 Sell This Version
16SP 2685 Various - CJFM96, Pepsi And 7•Up Present - Solid Gold Party Hits Various CJFM96, Pepsi And 7•Up Present - Solid Gold Party Hits(Cass, Comp, CrO) CBS Special Products, CBS Special Products 16SP 2685 Canada 1986 Sell This Version
16SP-2689 Michael Damian - Red Lipstick Michael Damian Red Lipstick(Cass, Comp) CBS Special Products 16SP-2689 Canada 1985 Sell This Version
16SP2731 Various - Working For A Living Various Working For A Living(Cass, Comp, Dol) CBS Special Products, Turbo Tunes 16SP2731 Canada 1986 Sell This Version
16SP2733 Various - Homeward Bound Various Homeward Bound(Cass, Comp, Dol) CBS Special Products, Turbo Tunes 16SP2733 Canada 1986 Sell This Version
16SP2734 Various Classical Gas (Comp) 16SP2734 Canada 1986 Sell This Version
18-SF-1672 Various - Super Country Various Super Country(8-Trk, Comp) CBS Special Products 18-SF-1672 Canada 1980 Sell This Version
18-SP1405 George Jones & Tammy Wynette - George Jones & Tammy Wynette George Jones & Tammy Wynette George Jones & Tammy Wynette (Comp) 18-SP1405 Canada 1979 Sell This Version
18SP-2762 Marty Robbins - I Love Country Marty Robbins I Love Country(Cass, Comp, CrO) CBS Special Products, CBS Special Products 18SP-2762 Canada 1988 Sell This Version
18SP-2772 Bobby Bare - I Love Country Bobby Bare I Love Country(Cass, Comp, CrO) CBS 18SP-2772 Canada 1988 Sell This Version
18SP-2877 Count Basie - Basie Boogie Count Basie Basie Boogie(Cass, Comp, Dol) CBS Special Products 18SP-2877 Canada 1985 Sell This Version
18SP-2882 Thelonious Monk - Monk's Greatest Hits Thelonious Monk Monk's Greatest Hits(Cass, Comp, RE) Columbia 18SP-2882 Canada 1987 Sell This Version
18SP-2884 Charlie Mingus* - Ah Um Charlie Mingus* Ah Um(Cass, Album, RE) CBS 18SP-2884 Canada 1987 Sell This Version
18SP-2889 Louis Armstrong And His All-Stars - Satch Plays Fats Louis Armstrong And His All-Stars Satch Plays Fats(Cass, Album, RE, RM, Dol) CBS Special Products 18SP-2889 Canada 1987 Sell This Version
18SP-2894 Toots Thielemans - Harmonica Jazz Toots Thielemans Harmonica Jazz(Cass, Comp, CrO) CBS Special Products 18SP-2894 Canada 1987 Sell This Version
18SP-2950 George Jones (2) - My Best To You George Jones (2) My Best To You(Cass, Comp, CrO) CBS Special Products, CBS Special Products 18SP-2950 Canada 1987 Sell This Version
18SP 3015 Blood, Sweat And Tears - Rock Superstars Volume 2 Blood, Sweat And Tears Rock Superstars Volume 2(Cass, Comp, Dol) Take-2 Music, CBS Special Products 18SP 3015 Canada 1987 Sell This Version
18SP-3021 Various - The Works-Au Max Various The Works-Au Max(Cass, Comp, Promo) CBS Records Canada Ltd. 18SP-3021 Canada 1987 Sell This Version
18SP3082 Various - Graffiti Magazine Presents Ten Top Hits Various Graffiti Magazine Presents Ten Top Hits(Cass, Comp, Dol) CBS Special Products 18SP3082 Canada 1986 Sell This Version
18SP 3129 Marty Robbins - His 14 Greatest Hits Marty Robbins His 14 Greatest Hits(Cass, Album, Comp) Atlantis Direct Marketing Inc., Atlantis Direct Marketing Inc. 18SP 3129 Canada 1989 Sell This Version
18SP 3130 Merle Haggard - His 14 Greatest Hits Merle Haggard His 14 Greatest Hits(Cass, Comp) CBS Records Canada Ltd., CBS Records Canada Ltd. 18SP 3130 Unknown Sell This Version
18 SP 3131 David Houston - His 14 Greatest Hits David Houston His 14 Greatest Hits(Cass, Comp, Dol) Atlantis Direct Marketing Inc. 18 SP 3131 Canada 1987 Sell This Version
18SP-3137 Various - Bring Back The Hits Of The 60's Various Bring Back The Hits Of The 60's(Cass, Comp, Dol) Sunrise Records & Tapes 18SP-3137 Canada 1987 Sell This Version
18SP-3182 Various Artists* - The Best Of I Love Country Various The Best Of I Love Country(Cass, Comp, CrO) CBS, CBS 18SP-3182 Canada 1988 Sell This Version
18SP 3454 Various - The Sunday Morning Oldies Collection, Chosen By Roger Ashby, 104.5 CHUM-FM Various The Sunday Morning Oldies Collection, Chosen By Roger Ashby, 104.5 CHUM-FM(Cass, Comp) CBS Special products 18SP 3454 Canada Unknown Sell This Version
18SP 3469 Various Toyota Hits(Cass, Comp, Ltd) Toyota, CBS Special Products 18SP 3469 Canada Unknown Sell This Version
18SP 3480 Various - Hits Of The 70's Volume 1 Various Hits Of The 70's Volume 1(Cass, Comp) CBS Special Products, Burger King Canada 18SP 3480 Canada 1989 Sell This Version
18SP 3481 Various - Hits Of The 70's Vol. 2 Various Hits Of The 70's Vol. 2(Cass, Album, Comp, Dol) CBS Special Products, Burger King Canada 18SP 3481 Canada 1989 Sell This Version
18SP-3491 Paul Reid (7) - Paul Reid's Christmas Vol. 1 & Vol. 2 Paul Reid (7) Paul Reid's Christmas Vol. 1 & Vol. 2(2xCass, Album, Dol) CBS Special Products, CBS Special Products, CBS Special Products, CBS Special Products 18SP-3491 Canada 1989 Sell This Version
18SP 3519 Various - The Power Of Music - Volume III Various The Power Of Music - Volume III(Cass, Comp, Promo, Dol) CBS Special Products 18SP 3519 Canada Unknown Sell This Version
18SP-3546 Various Mark's Work Wearhouse Back to Class Hits(Cass, Comp) CBS Special Products 18SP-3546 Canada Unknown Sell This Version
18SP 3557 Various - Canada's Best Rock! Various Canada's Best Rock! (Cass, Album, Comp, Dol) CBS Special Products 18SP 3557 Canada 1988 Sell This Version
40-ADE H 3 Various - 40 Golden Hits Various 40 Golden Hits(2xCass, Comp) Arcade Records (3) 40-ADE H 3 Netherlands 1974 Sell This Version
45 S 684 Gaynael* - Le Gros Ballon Dirigeable Gaynael* Le Gros Ballon Dirigeable(7") CBS Special Products, Braun 45 S 684 France 1970 Sell This Version
45 S 685 Annie Cordy - Allez Paris ! Annie Cordy Allez Paris !(7", Single) CBS, CBS Special Products 45 S 685 France 1971 Sell This Version
45 S 690 Various - Hi∼Fi Stereo Various Hi∼Fi Stereo(7", EP, Promo) CBS Special Products, CBS Disques 45 S 690 France Unknown Sell This Version
296 S 4 Various - Joyeux Noël Et Bonne Année Various Joyeux Noël Et Bonne Année(Cass, Comp) Sélection Du Reader's Digest, Sélection Du Reader's Digest, CBS Special Products, CBS Special Products 296 S 4 France Unknown Sell This Version
296 S 5 Unknown Artist - Joyeux Noël Et Bonne Année Unknown Artist Joyeux Noël Et Bonne Année(Cass, Comp, RE) Sélection Du Reader's Digest, Sélection Du Reader's Digest, CBS, CBS, Pathé Marconi, Pathé Marconi, CBS Special Products, CBS Special Products 296 S 5 France 1980 Sell This Version
329 1 Unknown Artist - Les 120 Plus Belles Chansons Du Siècle Unknown Artist Les 120 Plus Belles Chansons Du Siècle(Cass, Comp, RE) CBS Special Products, Musidisc, Sélection Du Reader's Digest, CBS Special Products, Musidisc, Sélection Du Reader's Digest 329 1 France 1982 Sell This Version
329 2 Unknown Artist - Les 120 Plus Belles Chansons Du Siècle Unknown Artist Les 120 Plus Belles Chansons Du Siècle(Cass, Comp, RE) CBS Special Products, Musidisc, Sélection Du Reader's Digest, Vogue, CBS Special Products, Musidisc, Sélection Du Reader's Digest, Vogue 329 2 France 1982 Sell This Version
332 Various - Le Charme Des Années 50 Various Le Charme Des Années 50(10xLP, Comp + Box) Pathé Marconi EMI, Vogue, Sélection Du Reader's Digest, CBS Special Products, RCA 332 France 1982 Sell This Version
377 3 Yves Montand Le Paris De...(LP, Comp, RE) CBS Special Products 377 3 France 1982 Sell This Version
437 1 Various - Leurs Plus Belles Chansons Various Leurs Plus Belles Chansons(5xCass, Comp, RE) Sélection Du Reader's Digest, Sélection Du Reader's Digest, Sélection Du Reader's Digest, Sélection Du Reader's Digest, Sélection Du Reader's Digest 437 1 France 1983 Sell This Version
465 Various - La Discotheque Ideale De La Chanson Various La Discotheque Ideale De La Chanson(5xCass, Comp, RE) Sélection Du Reader's Digest 465 France 1984 Sell This Version
547 1 Various - Les Plus Belles Chansons Romantiques Various Les Plus Belles Chansons Romantiques (Comp) 547 1 France 1987 Sell This Version
547 2 Various - Les Plus Belles Chansons Romantiques Various Les Plus Belles Chansons Romantiques(Cass, Comp, RE) Sélection Du Reader's Digest, Sélection Du Reader's Digest 547 2 France 1987 Sell This Version
547 3 Various - Les Plus Belles Chansons Romantiques Various Les Plus Belles Chansons Romantiques(Cass, Comp, RE) Sélection Du Reader's Digest, Sélection Du Reader's Digest, Polydor, Polydor, CBS Special Products, CBS Special Products, Barclay, Barclay, Musidisc, Musidisc, Disc'Az, Disc'Az, Pathé, Pathé, BMG, BMG, Vogue, Vogue, RCA, RCA, Ariola, Ariola, Phonogram, Phonogram, Productions Perides, Productions Perides 547 3 France 1987 Sell This Version
547 4 Various - Les Plus Belles Chansons Romantiques Various Les Plus Belles Chansons Romantiques(Cass, Comp, RE) Sélection Du Reader's Digest, Sélection Du Reader's Digest, Polydor, Polydor, CBS Special Products, CBS Special Products, Barclay, Barclay, Musidisc, Musidisc, Disques Meys, Disques Meys, Pathé, Pathé, Disques Temey, Disques Temey, Vogue, Vogue, RCA, RCA, Phonogram, Phonogram, Productions Perides, Productions Perides 547 4 France 1987 Sell This Version
590 F 88042 FF/1 Joe Dassin - 100 Succès, 100 Souvenirs Joe Dassin 100 Succès, 100 Souvenirs(9xLP, Comp, RE + Box, Comp, RE) CBS Special Products, Sélection Du Reader's Digest 590 F 88042 FF/1 France 1989 Sell This Version
782-2 Various - Twisted Metal Various Twisted Metal(CD, Comp) K-Tel 782-2 US 1990 Sell This Version
1063 Various - Roots Of Rock Various Roots Of Rock(LP, Comp, RE) Yazoo, Yazoo 1063 US 1989 Sell This Version
1331 The Archies - Sugar, Sugar The Archies Sugar, Sugar(7", Single) ZYX Records 1331 Germany 1987 Sell This Version
21/22 Gene Krupa / Wayne King / Red Nichols / Will Osborne - The Greatest Recordings Of The Big Band Era Gene Krupa / Wayne King / Red Nichols / Will Osborne Gene Krupa / Wayne King / Red Nichols / Will Osborne - The Greatest Recordings Of The Big Band Era(2xLP, Comp, Mono, Bur + Box, Club) The Franklin Mint Record Society 21/22 Sweden 1982 Sell This Version
2188CD Roy Orbison - Beautiful Dreamer Roy Orbison Beautiful Dreamer(CD, Comp) Success 2188CD Netherlands 1988 Sell This Version
2-719-0 André Kostelanetz - The Best Of Kostelanetz André Kostelanetz The Best Of Kostelanetz(8xLP, Comp, Box) Reader's Digest 2-719-0 Canada Unknown Sell This Version
382-4 BT 21627 Various - Seems Like Yesterday Vol. V - Mid 60's Various Seems Like Yesterday Vol. V - Mid 60's(Cass, Comp) CBS Special Products 382-4 BT 21627 US 1990 Sell This Version
4006 B.J. Thomas - Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head / Hooked On A Feeling B.J. Thomas Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head / Hooked On A Feeling(7", Single, Styrene, Wes) Eric Records 4006 US 1981 Sell This Version
4016 Bobby Day / Marvin & Johnny - Rockin' Robin / Cherry Pie Bobby Day / Marvin & Johnny Bobby Day / Marvin & Johnny - Rockin' Robin / Cherry Pie(7", Single) Eric Records, Eric Records 4016 US 1981 Sell This Version
425/1 Various - La Grande Parade Des Grands Orchestres 1 Various La Grande Parade Des Grands Orchestres 1(Cass, Comp, RE) Sélection Du Reader's Digest, CBS Special Products 425/1 France 1982 Sell This Version
425/4 Various - La Grande Parade Des Grands Orchestres 4 Various La Grande Parade Des Grands Orchestres 4(Cass, Comp, RE) Sélection Du Reader's Digest, Polydor, CBS Special Products 425/4 France 1982 Sell This Version