Elektra

Elektra

Profile:
Elektra Records was started by Jac Holzman in December, 1950, in New York City. Elektra initially recorded folk music, ethnic music, jazz and gospel, although it later expanded into blues, pop, and rock music.

In 1963, Jac started Nonesuch as a sub-label for inexpensive classical releases. (Nonesuch is now an affilated label of Warner Bros. Records under the Warner Music Group.)

By the late '60s, Elektra was having success with artists like The Doors, Judy Collins, Tim Buckley and Bread. But the record business was changing and Jac knew Elektra could not survive as a small independent label. Jac talked to Warner Bros. about combining the two companies and establishing a record distribution arm. He received 10 million dollars for Elektra and agreed to remain with the company for three years.

In 1974 Elektra was merged with Asylum Records. It was later merged with Atlantic and Lava to become The Atlantic Records Group, under the larger Warner Music Group.

Labelcodes: LC 00192 / LC 0192
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75 Rockefeller Plaza, New York
NY 10019
USA

345 N. Maple Drive, Beverly Hills
CA 90210
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Cat#  Artist Title (Format) Label Cat#  Country Year
The Doors Waiting For The Sun(LP, Album, Rep) Elektra US 1968 Sell This Version
001 The Cars Shake It Up(Flexi) Elektra 001 France 1981 Sell This Version
1OP3-6110 Simply Red It's Only Love(CD, Mini, Single) Elektra, WEA, Elektra, WEA 1OP3-6110 Japan 1989 Sell This Version
1R1 7043 The Cars Candy-O(Reel, 4tr Stereo, 7" Reel, Album) Elektra 1R1 7043 US 1979 Sell This Version
1R1-7167 Queen The Game(Reel, 7" Reel, Album) Elektra 1R1-7167 US 1980 Sell This Version
1R1 7326 Queen Greatest Hits(Reel, 4tr Stereo, Comp, Club) Elektra 1R1 7326 US 1981 Sell This Version
1T1-8426 The Paul Butterfield Blues Band The Paul Butterfield Blues Band(Cass) Elektra 1T1-8426 US 1988 Sell This Version
2A-62374 Lil' Mo Based On A True Story(CD, Album, Promo) Elektra 2A-62374 US 2001 Sell This Version
2A-62511 VAST Music For The People(CD, Album, Promo) Elektra, Elektra 2A-62511 US 2000 Sell This Version
2A-62525 Take 5 Against All Odds(CD, Album, Promo) Elektra 2A-62525 US 2000 Sell This Version
2A-62536 Marvelous 3 ReadySexGo(CD, Album, Promo) Elektra, Hi Fi Recordings 2A-62536 US 2000 Sell This Version
2A-62584 Vitamin C (2) More(CD, Album, Promo) Elektra 2A-62584 USA & Canada 2001 Sell This Version
2A-62653 Björk Vespertine(CD, Album, Promo) Elektra, Elektra 2A-62653 US 2001 Sell This Version
2A-62676 Stereolab Sound-Dust(CD, Promo) Elektra 2A-62676 US 2001 Sell This Version
2A-62721 Natalie Merchant Motherland(CD, Album, Promo) Elektra 2A-62721 US 2001 Sell This Version
2A-62745 Down (3) Down II(CD, Album, Promo) Elektra 2A-62745 US 2002 Sell This Version
2A-62766 The Breeders Title TK(CD, Album, Promo) 4AD, Elektra 2A-62766 US 2002 Sell This Version
2A-62829 Jason Mraz Waiting For My Rocket To Come(CD, Album, Promo) Elektra 2A-62829 US 2002 Sell This Version
2A-62843 Sworn Enemy As Real As It Gets(CD, Album, Promo) Elektra, No Name Recordings 2A-62843 US 2003 Sell This Version
2A-62845 Systematic (6) Pleasure To Burn(CD, Album, Promo) Elektra 2A-62845 US 2003 Sell This Version
2A-62854 Serafin (2) No Push Collide(CD, Album, Promo) Elektra 2A-62854 US 2003 Sell This Version
2A-62863 Year Of The Rabbit Year Of The Rabbit(CD, Promo) Elektra 2A-62863 US 2003 Sell This Version
2A-62892 Jet (2) Get Born(CD, Promo) Elektra 2A-62892 US 2003 Sell This Version
2A-65234 Reveille Bleed The Sky(CD, Album, Ltd, Promo) Elektra 2A-65234 US 2001 Sell This Version
2EKS-9002 The Doors Absolutely Live! (Album) 2EKS-9002 Canada 1974 Sell This Version
2LFP 62018 Véronique Sanson Live At The Olympia(2xLP, Album) Elektra 2LFP 62018 Canada 1976 Sell This Version
2XBB-702 Queen Live Killers (Album) 2XBB-702 Canada 1979 Sell This Version
2XBB-703 Harry Chapin Legends Of The Lost And Found (Album) 2XBB-703 Canada 1979 Sell This Version
3EB1-62012 Third Eye Blind Third Eye Blind(2xLP, Album, RM, RE, 180) Elektra 3EB1-62012 US 2013 Sell This Version
5C-5502 Jim Morrison , Music By The Doors Jim Morrison , Music By The Doors - An American Prayer (Album) 5C-5502 US Unknown Sell This Version
5C-5507 The Cars Candy-O (Album) 5C-5507 US 1979 Sell This Version
5C-5513 Queen The Game (Album) 5C-5513 US 1980 Sell This Version
5C-5514 The Cars Panorama(Cass, Album) Elektra 5C-5514 US 1980 Sell This Version
5C-5515 The Doors Greatest Hits (Comp) 5C-5515 US 1980 Sell This Version
5C-5518 Queen Flash Gordon (Original Soundtrack Music) (Album) 5C-5518 US 1980 Sell This Version
5C-5521 Tangerine Dream Thief (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)(Cass, Album) Elektra 5C-5521 US 1981 Sell This Version
5C-5522 Roger Taylor Roger Taylor's Fun In Space(Cass, Album) Elektra 5C-5522 US 1981 Sell This Version
5C-5527 John Klemmer Hush(Cass, Album) Elektra 5C-5527 US 1981 Sell This Version
5C5-532 Eddie Rabbitt Step By Step(Cass, Album) Elektra 5C5-532 US 1981 Sell This Version
5C5-535 Hank Williams, Jr.* The Pressure Is On(Cass, Album) Elektra 5C5-535 US 1981 Sell This Version
5C5-537 Joey Scarbury America's Greatest Hero(Cass, Album, Dol) Elektra 5C5-537 US 1981 Sell This Version
5C5-539 Hank Williams Jr. The New South(Cass, Album, Dol) Elektra 5C5-539 US 1977 Sell This Version
5C5-542 Tompall And The Glaser Brothers* Lovin' Her Was Easier(Cass, Album, Club, Dol) Elektra 5C5-542 US 1981 Sell This Version
5C5-546 Riot (4) Fire Down Under(Cass, Album) Elektra 5C5-546 US 1981 Sell This Version
5C5-557 Tangerine Dream Exit (Album) 5C5-557 US 1981 Sell This Version
5C5-559 Lucifer's Friend Mean Machine(Cass, Album) Elektra 5C5-559 US 1981 Sell This Version
5C5 564 Queen Greatest Hits (Comp) 5C5 564 US 1981 Sell This Version
5C5-566 John Klemmer Solo Saxophone II - Life(Cass, Album, Dol) Elektra 5C5-566 US 1981 Sell This Version
5C5-567 The Cars Shake It Up (Album) 5C5-567 US 1981 Sell This Version
5CS-25 The Doors The Selection Of The Doors(CD, Comp, RM, Ltd) Elektra 5CS-25 Japan 1991 Sell This Version
5CS-32 Natalie Cole / Lisa Fischer / Shirley Murdock Natalie Cole / Lisa Fischer / Shirley Murdock - Three Hot Ladies Sing R&B, Soul, Jazz(CD, MP, Promo) Elektra 5CS-32 Japan 1991 Sell This Version
5CS-44 Yngwie Malmsteen* Teaser(CD, Single, Promo) Elektra 5CS-44 Japan 1992 Sell This Version
5E-502 Jim Morrison Music By The Doors Jim Morrison Music By The Doors - An American Prayer (Album) 5E-502 US 1978 Sell This Version
5E-503 Various The Soundtrack Music From Clint Eastwood's Every Which Way But Loose (Comp) 5E-503 US 1978 Sell This Version
5E-504 Nino Rota Hurricane (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) (Album) 5E-504 US 1979 Sell This Version
5E-506 Carly Simon Spy (Album) 5E-506 US 1979 Sell This Version
5E-506-A, 5E-506-B Carly Simon Spy(LP, Album, Gat) Elektra 5E-506-A, 5E-506-B US 1979 Sell This Version
5E-507 The Cars Candy-O (Album) 5E-507 US 1979 Sell This Version
5E-507-2 The Cars Candy-O (Album) 5E-507-2 US 1984 Sell This Version
5E-508 Eagles The Long Run(CD, Album, RE, RM) Elektra, Asylum Records 5E-508 Europe 2006 Sell This Version
5E-512 Various The Original Music Soundtrack From Clint Eastwood's - Bronco Billy(LP, Album) Elektra 5E-512 US 1980 Sell This Version
5E-513 Queen The Game (Album) 5E-513 US 1980 Sell This Version
5E-514 The Cars Panorama (Album) 5E-514 US 1980 Sell This Version
5E-514-2 The Cars Panorama (Album) 5E-514-2 US 1987 Sell This Version
5E-515 The Doors Greatest Hits (Comp, Album) 5E-515 US 1980 Sell This Version
5E-518 Queen Flash Gordon (Original Soundtrack Music) (Album) 5E-518 US 1980 Sell This Version
5E-520 Lee Holdridge / Gianfranco Plenizio Lee Holdridge / Gianfranco Plenizio - John Steinbeck's East Of Eden: A Television Mini-Series (Original Television Soundtrack) (Album) 5E-520 US 1981 Sell This Version
5E-521 Tangerine Dream Thief (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) (Album) 5E-521 US 1981 Sell This Version
5E-522 Roger Taylor Roger Taylor's Fun In Space (Album) 5E-522 US 1981 Sell This Version
5E-523-2 Joe Walsh There Goes The Neighborhood(CD, Album) Asylum Records, Elektra 5E-523-2 US Unknown Sell This Version
5E-525 Dave Rowland & Sugar* Pleasure(LP) Elektra 5E-525 US 1981 Sell This Version
5E-526 Lee Oskar My Road Our Road (Album) 5E-526 US 1981 Sell This Version
5E-527 John Klemmer Hush (Album) 5E-527 US 1981 Sell This Version
5E-530 Mickey Thomas Alive Alone (Album) 5E-530 US 1981 Sell This Version
5E-531 Donald Byrd And 125th Street, N.Y.C.* Love Byrd (Album) 5E-531 US 1981 Sell This Version
5E-532 Eddie Rabbitt Step By Step (Album) 5E-532 US 1981 Sell This Version
5E-533 Beds Beds (Album) 5E-533 US 1981 Sell This Version
5E-534 Stanley Turrentine Tender Togetherness (Album) 5E-534 US 1981 Sell This Version
5E-535 Hank Williams, Jr.* The Pressure Is On (Album) 5E-535 US 1981 Sell This Version
5E-536 Eikichi Yazawa Yazawa(LP, Album, Promo) Elektra 5E-536 US 1981 Sell This Version
5E-537 Joey Scarbury America's Greatest Hero(LP, Album) Elektra 5E-537 US 1981 Sell This Version
5E-538 Hank Williams, Jr.* One Night Stands(LP, Album, RE) Elektra 5E-538 US 1981 Sell This Version
5E-539 Hank Williams Jr. The New South(LP, Album, RE) Elektra, Curb Records 5E-539 US 1981 Sell This Version
5E-542 Tompall And The Glaser Brothers* Lovin' Her Was Easier(LP, Album) Elektra 5E-542 US 1981 Sell This Version
5E-543 The Kings Amazon Beach (Album) 5E-543 US 1981 Sell This Version
5E-545 Eddy Raven Desperate Dreams (Album) 5E-545 US 1981 Sell This Version
5E-546 Riot (4) Fire Down Under (Album) 5E-546 US 1981 Sell This Version
5E-548 Sylvia St. James Echoes & Images (Album) 5E-548 US 1981 Sell This Version
5E-549 Mel Tillis And Nancy Sinatra Mel Tillis And Nancy Sinatra - Mel And Nancy (Album) 5E-549 US 1981 Sell This Version
5E-551 Twennynine With Lenny White Just Like Dreamin' (Album) 5E-551 US 1981 Sell This Version
5E-552 Godmoma Here (Album) 5E-552 US 1981 Sell This Version
5E-553 Five Special Trak'n (Album) 5E-553 US 1981 Sell This Version
5E-554 Various Christmas Country (Comp) 5E-554 US 1981 Sell This Version
5E-557 Tangerine Dream Exit (Album) 5E-557 US 1981 Sell This Version
5E-559 Lucifer's Friend Mean Machine (Album) 5E-559 US 1981 Sell This Version
5E-560 Rupert Holmes Full Circle (Album) 5E-560 US 1981 Sell This Version
5E-562 Grover Washington, Jr. Come Morning (Album) 5E-562 US 1981 Sell This Version
5E-563 Bill Champlin Runaway (Album) 5E-563 US 1981 Sell This Version
5E-564 Queen Greatest Hits (Comp) 5E-564 Canada 1981 Sell This Version
5E-564-2 Queen Greatest Hits (Comp) 5E-564-2 US 1983 Sell This Version

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John_Dunbar

John_Dunbar

January 28, 2015
EKL 4032 Mono = David Peel & the lower east side - Have a Marijuana, 10 tr. LP, Elektra UK, 1969
vagli

vagli

April 11, 2013
My one is made in USA 1967 EKS-7211, Sasha POLINOFF And His Russian Gypsy Orchestra, "Fastest Balalaika in the West"