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Roman Numerals guidelineⅠⅡ,Ⅲ,Ⅳ,Ⅴ,Ⅵ,Ⅶ,Ⅷ,Ⅸ,Ⅹ,II
Formatting
Discogs Packaging:Packaging
https://reference.discogs.com/
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≈(approx)~(poor approx)=Math symbols (Wiki)
^^symbols kept handy for matrix-runouts^^
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FTF:management has decided the full pressing plant name is preferable to the abbreviation
*****NIK:"This is a community built database of music, it should be fun."
NIK: "Any difference is eligible to enter in the FTF, when it is non-obvious" & HERE & with RSG guidelines + finally
MONO 1958 as the cutoff date for mono, 57 earlier needn't tag
Mass Edit -- Guideline and Protocol
[FORUM=Previous data entered per guidelines should not be touched for preference sake.
[FORUM=Staff decision: «If there's an existing format, go with that and don't change everything to suit your personal preference.»not allowed to switch data around to suit your preference., also see RSG §1.10.3
FORUM=Re-Issue(any_NOT_first_issue)
undocumented discog guidelines
100,000+subs needing changes
Very.Informative
Credits-List
Lower case in BaOI description preferred
Written-By and Written By for joined writing credit non-collabarative pair

LABELS: http://www.cvinyl.com/labelguides-alpha.php
Label / Images (Vinyl Beat) most retro
Capitol Labels
Soulful Kinda Music Label Discographies
CBS 1970s labels
http://bsnpubs.com/discog.html
Columbia- labels
JAZZ Bios etc.:
https://www.jazzdisco.org/
https://web.archive.org/web/20191206004241fw_/http://redhotjazz.com/index.htm
Bands: https://web.archive.org/web/20191208065942fw_/http://www.redhotjazz.com/bands.html
Artists: https://web.archive.org/web/20191206004251fw_/http://redhotjazz.com/musicians.html
Canadian bands: http://www.canadianbands.com/

[Runouts]:
etchings, initials/symbols, list: Richmond Audio Society
List of codes/ symbols/ numbers on centre labels
"sl" "se" etching
ACR , AcR
K.E.F. like a K.E.Y., F squiggly like Z
JW
JAMF
nc, looks like oc, gc or gg
◉ (LPs) ✤ (45s) "1"
◆ or ★ "2"
2HZ: or 5HZ, DM: OR pre-1976
CRC (only valid for Canadian releases between 1954 and 1976)
CRC (only valid for Canadian releases between 1976 and 1990
Anvil/Lathe similar to ☖ (prior to '64), IAM in triangle stamps = Capitol Records Pressing Plant, Scranton
Ƨ , S1
◈ or 3
SRC Specialty Records Corporation, large S, rc in loops, SP on label, 49, E.A.S.T around-center-spindle
✲ or ☆ (prior to '64)
"TG", "GT", "TXG", "TXD" "TD"
MR (In a circle) or "Δ" Delta*

CR or stamped/circled CR: Cinram
-◁
◈-P-◈◈-P-◈
◎"Target logo
CTH, Terre Haute
I A M / 'IAM' / 'anvil/lathe'
Wally
TLC
回-G-回 回-G-回
⁄|⁄ǀ⁄|⁄ǀ⁄|⁄K
SnB or SNB
Qu or Q or (Q)-pressed by
Philips Recording Company, Inc. PR or
PR Presswell etc help
ATLANTIC codes
Drumsticks? Antennae ? Chopsticks?ahh, Artisan
◎—∈—◎ (straight line through centre C)
"Ear" or uppercase cursive "P"
RCA Victor Master Serial Number Codes - 1942-1980's
WM on top MW stamp
Letters on labels:
C = CBS Records Canada Ltd. C On WEA vinyl releases
CI = Cinram
CO = CBS Records Canada Ltd.
CR = Cinram
GR = Golden Record Manufacturing Ltd.
I = Impact Records Mfg. Co. Of Canada
Q =Quality Records Limited
R = RCA Records Pressing Plant, Smiths Falls, Ontario

STYRENE TUTORIAL

Printers:
P logo Parrs
ER on spine=Ever Reddy(Canadian)-Printed By
SPC on spine=Shorewood Packaging Corp. Of Canada Ltd.
Modern Graphics (M over G looks like lips)

Discogs Packaging:Packaging
COLOR CHART with names

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Instrument abbreviations
years on records [singles] tons of independant labels
U.S. Patents

BMI - ASCAP
WEA-co./year info
years, unknown search
king records EP dates
Discographies, many labels
Capitol 6000
Tracklist rights society in BaOI OK as per Nik
cvinyl labels
(Music World and RPM Weekly magazines)
bsnpubs discographies
STYLEs, a'la Discogs
I do not copy anything in any format.

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record-fairs: http://www.discogs.com/group/2264 http://www.recordshows.net/
remember seeing (personal reference):
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,Stray Cats,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, Zolabud, -----------David Gogo, Greenlaw, King Bong, Carolyn Mark, Los Furios, Run Chico Run, Kia Kadiri, The Kiltlifters, Grace Nocturnal, Moneyshot (2), Leeroy Stagger, Stabilo (2), Armchair Cynics, One Eleven Archer, Johnny Action Figure, Jets Overhead, The Planet Smashers, Big D And The Kids Table, The Fine Options, The McGillicuddys, The Beaumonts (2), Pocket Dwellers, Corb Lund, Duotang, Casey Dennis, The Swingin' Bachelors, Geoff Berner, Noah Becker (3), Rick May, Shillelagh, Green Room (3), C.J. Chenier, Danuel Tate, Carolyn Mark, Etta James (was etta this show with colin james jimmie vaughn etc, Marc Atkinson, , Marc Robichaud, The Nighthawks (3), The Bill Johnson Blues Band
Dave Harris wicked one-man-band Dave Harris (29) ‎>>??? nanainos Wunderbread[Encoring always 'Rasputin'], Veronica Tangent (Pauls band) , Noah Becker Quartet; Brad Turner (2), Noah Becker (3), Sean Drabitt

Pretty sure I saw , Clarence Gatemouth Brown, Reverend Horton Heat, Amos Garrett, Lee Oskar, [one or both Lowell Fulson or Otis Rush, Market Square summer shows], 24-7 Spyz, Prince Diabate, Modest Mouse, Alpha Yaya Diallo, Havana 3 A.M., Mobadass, Bedouin Soundclash, Jeff Healey, Tegan and Sara. Nashville Pussy, Eek-A-Mouse, Huevos Rancheros, Sloan (2), Barney Bentall, Ron Sexsmith, The Mighty Mighty Bosstones, Doug Cox (3), Lift , , Dubfreque, , The Paperboys (3), Jeffery Sez , Zappninblack, Dirtfella, Wide Mouth Mason, The Fine Options, Jazz Afric, Bad Brains, Robyn Hitchcock, Descendents, The Flaming Lips, Fugazi, Pere Ubu, The Jesus Lizard, , Sweatshop Union , . Jeremy Fisher and lots others 'lost' in my cloudy past.....I like seeing bands in the intimate setting of a bar ☺glug glug glug
>>>>"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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Upper echelon band certainly. Funk top 3 for me, with James Brown and Sly & The Family Stone (with Parliament/Funkadelic and Kool & the Gang rounding off my top 5/6).
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