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Vogue

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International label founded in France in 1947 by Léon Cabat and Charles Delaunay.
Label Code: LC 0390 / LC 00390

Vogue was represented by the following companies:
Vogue P.I.P./Vogue P.I.P. S.A. (manufacturing, distribution, licensing) 1950+
Disques Vogue P.I.P. (manufacturing, distribution, licensing) 1965+
Vogue France 1985+
Disques Vogue SA 1992+

Historical information, regional & variant references:
The Company initially began by releasing Jazz music then, since the 1950s, it also released French pop music and licensed American and British pop music. In the 1960s/70s a number of sub-labels were added. The label was acquired by BMG in 1992 and nowadays the catalog is owned by Sony Music Entertainment France S.A.S.

78 rpm releases can bear the following labels: Jazz Selection, Royal Jazz (2), Mood, Swing (3), Specialty and Disques Vogue/Vogue Productions/Vogue (V100, V1000, V2000, V3000, V5000, V12000 series).
45 rpm releases can bear the following labels: Disques Pop (PO45S, MPO, POX, SPO, STPO series), Disques Vogue/Vogue Productions/Vogue (V45-01, 45v4000, VS45-12000, V45-27000, INT 80000, STE 01-45, JKST 01 (33 rpm), DOV, ENF (for children), EPL, EPS, INT, STEP.
33rpm releases can bear the following labels: Blues Legacy, Blues Today, Jazz Legacy, Jazz Selection, Jazz Today (2), Kaleidoscope, Mode Disques/Mode (4), Mondio Music, Disques Pop (12, CBM, POMS series), Swing (3), Disques Vogue/Vogue Productions/Vogue (LD, LDM 10000, LDA 20000 (520000), LDY 28000 (528000), LDM 30000, INT 40000, LVLX series) label.
Special series include Collection Sidney Bechet, Disques Pop label, Disques Vogue/Vogue Productions/Vogue label, Stereo series, Vogue label for 16 rpm series and for 2xLP (DP, 406500 (LD6500), LDA16000 (416000), 429000, DY 21000 series).

See also Vogue Records for early French, British & South African releases. British releases from 1965 onwards bearing Vogue or Disques Vogue logos, distributed by Pye, should also be listed as per the label logo. The following series were issued: Singles: VRS 7000 (7000 - 7024), EP's: VRE 5000, LP's: VRL 3000

Credited as "Production Vogue" on 50s French releases of labels Seeco, Coral, Gene Norman Presents, Swing (3), etc.

Please note that VG xxx on release is not a cat# or part of a cat#. It's a price code, for releases issued not before late 70s.

French singles:
-White/red with Vogue Productions logo until "V. 45-959" (1954-1962)
-White/pink with Disques Vogue logo until "V. 45. 1850" (1962-1972)

French singles under licence PYE:
-Light blue with Pye logo until "45-PV.15015" (1956-1957)
-White/red with Vogue Productions logo until "45-PV.15082" (1957-1959)
-White/red with Disques Vogue logo until "45-PV.15215" (1959-1965)
-Dark pink with Pye logo after

French EPs:
-Pink/red with Vogue Productions logo + 3-prong center until "EPL. 7220" (1954-1956)
-Pink/red with Vogue Productions logo until "EPL. 7546" (1956-1958)
-Pink/red with Vogue Productions logo + 3-prong center until "EPL. 7964" / "EPL. 7965" (1958-1962)
-White/pink with Disques Vogue logo + laminated paper + 3-prong center until "EPL. 8235" (1962-1963)
-White/pink with Disques Vogue logo until "EPL. 8690" (1963-1970)
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"Vogue Productions" or "Vogue" on the front cover and no recording credits on the left of the back cover until "EPL. 7277" (1954-1956)
Address "Rue d'Hauteville" on the bottom of the back cover until "EPL. 7814" (1954-1960)

French EPs under licence PYE:
-Light blue with Pye logo until "PNV. 24012" (1956-1957)
-Pink/red with Vogue Productions logo until "PNV. 24049" (1957-1959)
-Pink/red with Disques Vogue logo + 3-prong center until "PNV. 24.119" (1959-1963)
-Pink/red with Disques Vogue logo + 3-prong center until "PNV. 24.135" (1963-1965)
-Dark pink with Pye logo after

Sublabels:14 Super Hits, 2 Oldies, 36 Grands Succès, American Jazz In Paris, Archives Sovietiques, Blues Legacy, City Records (3), Collection Loisirs, Collection Sidney Bechet, Collection Voguerama, ...

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