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+
Sony BMG Music Entertainment owner 1988+
Disques Vogue SA 1992+
Labelcode: LC 0390
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 folded in 1987 and was then acquired by Sony BMG Music Entertainment and subsequently Sony Music Entertainment through Sony Music Entertainment France S.A.S. - who own the rights to the label's catalog.
78 rpm releases can have the Jazz Selection label, Royal Jazz label, Mood label, Swing label, Specialty label and Vogue Label (V100, V1000, V2000, V3000, V5000, V12000 series).
45 rpm releases can have the Pop label (PO45S, MPO, POX, SPO, STPO series), Vogue label (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 have the Blues Legacy, Blues Today, Jazz Legacy, Jazz Selection, Jazz Today, Kaleidoscope, Mode, Mondio Music, Pop (12, CBM, POMS series), Swing, Vogue (LD, LDM 10000, LDA 20000 (520000), LDY 28000 (528000), LDM 30000, INT 40000, LVLX series) label.
Special series include Collection Sidney Bechet, Pop label, Vogue label, Stereo series, Vogue label for 16 rpm series and for 2xLP (DP, 406500 (LD6500), LDA16000 (416000), 429000, DY 21000 series).
Early English & American releases can also be found on Vogue Records (with a logo imprint similar to the French logo). These should not be confused with other variations like Vogue Schallplatten or Vogue Picture Records Picture from Detroit, Michigan.
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