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FTF:management has decided the full pressing plant name is preferable to the abbreviation
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LABELS: http://www.cvinyl.com/labelguides-alpha.php
Label / Images (Vinyl Beat) most retro
Capitol Labels
Soulful Kinda Music Label Discographies
CBS 1970s labels
Columbia- labels
Label glossary

etchings, initials/symbols, list: Richmond Audio Society
K.E.F. like a K.E.Y., F squiggly like Z
nc, looks like oc, gc or gg
◉ (LPs) ✤ (45s) "1"
◆ or ★ "2"
2HZ: or 5HZ, DM, CRC:
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◈ or 3
SRC Specialty Records Corporation, large S, rc in loops, SP on label
"TG", "GT", "TXG", "TXD" "TD"
MR (In a circle) or "Δ" Delta*

CR or stamped/circled CR: Cinram
◎"Target logo
CTH, Terre Haute
I A M / 'IAM' / 'anvil/lathe'
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SnB or SNB
Qu or Q or (Q)-pressed by
Philips Recording Company, Inc. PR or
PR Presswell etc help
Drumsticks? Antennae ? Chopsticks?ahh, Artisan
◎—∈—◎ (straight line through centre C)
"Ear" or uppercase cursive "P"
RCA Victor Master Serial Number Codes - 1942-1980's

P logo Parrs
ER on spine=Ever Reddy(Canadian)-Printed By
SPC on spine=Shorewood Packaging Corp. Of Canada Ltd.
king records EP dates

COLOR CHART with names

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MONO 1958 as the cutoff date for mono, 57 earlier needn't tag
Mass Edit -- Guideline and Protocol

Canadian-POP - BMI - ASCAP
WEA-co./year info
years, unknown search
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record-fairs: http://www.discogs.com/group/2264 http://www.recordshows.net/
remember seeing:
Jeff Beck,Big Sugar,The Blind Boys Of Alabama,Terry Bozzio,Buckwheat Zydeco,Jason Buie,Burning Spear,Jim Byrnes,Canned Heat,Eric Clapton,James Cotton,Crosby, Stills & Nash,Culture,Dayglo Abortions,Bo Diddley,Donovan,Dr. John,Dread Zeppelin,Cornell Dupree,Bob Dylan,Joe Ely,Fishbone,Dizzy Gillespie,The Grateful Dead,Buddy Guy,Ken Hamm,Herbie Hancock,The Harper Brothers,Ian Hunter,Colin James (2),Jethro Tull,Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings,Mark Knopfler,Leo Kottke,Ladysmith Black Mambazo,Daniel Lapp,David Lindley,Little Charlie And The Nightcats,Little Feat,Los Mocosos,Wynton Marsalis,Hugh Masekela,Dave Mason,Cash McCall,,Les McCann,Coco Montoya,Nomeansno,NOFX,Maceo Parker,Pink Floyd,George Porter, Jr.,Duke Robillard,Paul Rodgers,Mick Ronson, Roots Roundup, Don Ross (2),Otis Rush,Mitch Ryder,Santana,Carlos Santana,John Scofield,The Skatalites,Soundgarden,Sugar Blue,Supersuckers, Taj Mahal,Mick Taylor,The Tea Party,Toots Thielemans,Toots & The Maytals,Robin Trower,Stevie Ray Vaughan,Velvet (12),Joe Louis Walker,Roger Waters,Junior Wells,David Wilcox (2),Johnny Winter, Xavier Rudd,Yo La Tengo, [Invalid Artist], [Invalid Artist], [a=],

Pretty sure I saw CJ Chenier, Clarence Gatemouth Brown, Jets Overhead, Reverend Horton Heat, Lee Oskar, Modest Mouse, Bedouin Soundclash, Jeff Healey, Tegan and Sara. Nashville Pussy, Sloan (2) and lots others 'lost' in my cloudy past.....I like seeing bands in the intimate setting of a bar ☺
>>>>"My Collection" is for VINYL ONLY__gotta prioritize.....
View my collection for questions related to the releases only in respect to the site.
Data I enter is attempted to be inclusive and done out of respect to the artists & indebtedness to the great music ⋐heard⋑ ◁:-)
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posted a comment on The Moody Blues. 3 days ago
Still not in the obviously Bogus "Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame"??
Without even a single nomination for the Hall what politics are involved with this?
Growing up all my friends parents had multiple Moody Blues records in their collections. When I peruse ... See full review
posted a comment on Tommy James & The Shondells. 3 days ago
I got a Tommy James & The Shondells "Greatest Hits" record in the eighties as a teen, I knew all the tunes from the radio play they had received growing up in the 70s, definitely some real 60s pop standards. "Crimson & Clover", "Crystal Blue Persuasion", ... See full review
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posted a comment on Eddie Harris - E.H. In The U.K.. about 1 month ago
Side 1 is awesome. Each song builds up on another and it's one of my favorite sides of music. Harris is great and Beck and Winwood are among my favorite rock artisits. Side 2 is sort of spaced out, experimental, and harder to fathom. But I keep playing ... See full review
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"Lucite Wedgies" is cool, good guitar; composed by guitarist Art Johnson too.
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The King of Rock. Chuck Berry, guitarist, singer, songwriter, performer.
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Herbie Mann's underrated.
His LP's feature great lineups, normally featuring strong lead guitarists too.
Mick Taylor, Sonny Sharrock, Larry Coryell, Duane Allman, Cornell Dupree, to name a few.
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R+B, Blues, some instrumentals, jazzy; killer sax. vocals, guitar too. Recommended.