CBS 30XXX Series

By Columbia39 Columbia39
updated 2 months ago

After spending six lists cycling further back from this series' late-Seventies/early-Eighties origins, it seems appropriate that this journey through CBS numbering goes no earlier than the 30XXX albums. This was the period when CBS finally decided to stop individual numbering for all its labels and settle on one consistent numbering system for every label under its belt, which starts here...

Previous installments:
36XXX: https://www.discogs.com/lists/CBS-36XXX-Series/434295
35XXX: https://www.discogs.com/lists/CBS-35XXX-Series/436379
34XXX: https://www.discogs.com/lists/CBS-34XXX-Series/439282
33XXX: https://www.discogs.com/lists/CBS-33XXX-Series/441951
32XXX: https://www.discogs.com/lists/CBS-32XXX-Series/443399
31XXX: https://www.discogs.com/lists/CBS-31XXX-Series/445650
Canadian Special (which I really need to get moving on): https://www.discogs.com/lists/CBS-Canada-80XXX-Series/445464
Original "CBS Catalog Number Confusion" thread: https://www.discogs.com/forum/thread/766648

Collection status: 4/570 (7 if you count the stereo releases I own of a few of the quad albums listed)

Known, but still missing:
Andre Kostelanetz - Music for Strings (Columbia Masterworks, M 30075, October 1970)
David Houston - S/T (Epic, EG 30437/30438/30439, 1971)
Ray Conniff Singers - It's Too Late (Columbia, CT 30775, 1971)
Paul Hampton - Beautiful Beginnings (Barnaby, Z 30822, 1971)

  1. The Elvin Bishop Group - Elvin Bishop Group

    36 For Sale from $1.00

    Fillmore, F 30001 (first LP release on the label)
    1969

  2. Aum (2) - Resurrection

    42 For Sale from $5.95

    Fillmore, F 30002
    1969

  3. Lamb (6) - A Sign Of Change

    24 For Sale from $6.40

    Fillmore, F 30003
    1970

  4. Herschel Bernardi - Show Stopper

    16 For Sale from $0.75

    Columbia, C 30004
    1970

  5. Truk - Truk Tracks

    5 For Sale from $7.00

    Columbia, C 30005
    1971

  6. The Flock - Dinosaur Swamps

    74 For Sale from $2.22

    Columbia, C 30007
    1970

  7. Various - The Story Of The Blues

    28 For Sale from $9.00

    Columbia, G 30008/30141/31042
    1969

  8. Various - Big Bands' Greatest Hits

    41 For Sale from $1.00

    Columbia, G 30009/30143/30144
    December 1970

  9. Robert Goulet - I Wish You Love

    33 For Sale from $1.25

    30010/30145/31046 MISSING
    Columbia, G 30011/30147/30148
    1970

  10. Trini Lopez - Bye Bye Love

    15 For Sale from $1.00

    Harmony, H 30012
    1970

  11. Steve & Eydie - Happy Holiday

    10 For Sale from $1.11

    Harmony, H 30013
    1970

  12. Doris Day - The Doris Day Christmas Album

    12 For Sale from $3.00

    Harmony, H 30016
    1970

  13. Johnny Mathis - Johnny Mathis

    24 For Sale from $0.99

    Harmony, KH 30017
    1970

  14. Various - Country Gold Volume II

    8 For Sale from $4.00

    Harmony, H 30018
    1970

  15. Mahalia Jackson - Sunrise, Sunset

    28 For Sale from $2.00

    Harmony, H 30019
    1970

  16. Julie Andrews - A Little Bit In Love

    11 For Sale from $1.50

    Harmony, H 30021
    1970

  17. Various - Chartbusters

    5 For Sale from $3.25

    30022 MISSING
    Harmony, H 30023
    1970

  18. Peggy Lee - Miss Peggy Lee

    5 For Sale from $8.96

    Harmony, H 30024
    1970

  19. Louie And The Lovers - Rise

    17 For Sale from $14.00

    30025 MISSING
    Epic, E 30026
    1970

  20. Sugarcane Harris* - Sugarcane

    18 For Sale from $5.00

    Epic, E 30027
    1970

  21. Attila (5) - Attila

    18 For Sale from $29.99

    30028 AND 30029 MISSING
    Epic, E 30030
    July 1970