Atlantic (Warner Music imprint)

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Annotation

imprint of Atlantic Records (Atlantic Recording Corporation). identifying logos:
1947–1966: ???
1966–2005: http://i59.tinypic.com/2dlrgwi.jpg (black rectangular logo, letter "A" with swirl logo, "Atlantic" name below, boxed) — this logo is apparently still in use in the UK.
2005–present: http://i59.tinypic.com/28a0xs4.jpg (round red logo with new "Atlantic" logotype) — as used in the US.

1947-1967 independent. 1967-today as a subsidiary of Warner Music Group.
Founded by: Ahmet Ertegün & Herb Abramson
Created subsidiaries:

Bought:

Sold to: Warner Bros-Seven Arts (1967) (WBSA was a short lived holding, later bought by Time Warner, which then spun off of it into Warner Music Group)
Distributed by: Atlantic Recording Corporation (USA) Warner Music Group (World)

Tom Dowd was an important engineer at Atlantic and Nesushi Ertegun a major producer.
See partial catalog of releases.

Atlantic releases of the modern era tend to have barcodes beginning with 7567.
Re-issues are often by Rhino and have catalog numbers beginning with R2.
Japanese branch of Atlantic sometimes uses catalog numbers in the style of its parent label Warner-Pioneer, i.e. WPxxx

Annotation last modified on 2015-02-14 13:30 UTC.

Previously known as: Elektra Entertainment (renamed from Elektra 1989–2004; revived as Elektra 2009-06-01)

Releases

ReleaseArtistFormatTracksCountry/DateCatalog#Barcode
This Is My BelovedJohn Dall, Vernon Duke, Lehman Engel3×12" Vinyl2 + 2 + 2
1201, 1202, 1203, 312-V
It's Raining / So LongRuth Brown10" Shellac2
  • US1949-05-25
879
I'll Get Along Somehow / Rocking BluesRuth Brown10" Shellac2
887
Teardrops From My Eyes / Am I Making the Same Mistake AgainRuth Brown10" Shellac2
  • US1950-10-28
919[none]
Love Me Baby / Happiness Is a Thing Called JoeRuth Brown With Budd Johnson's Orchestra10" Shellac2
893
Mardi Gras in New Orleans / She Walks Right InProfessor Longhair and His New Orleans Boys10" Shellac2
897[none]
I Can Dream, Can't I / Sentimental JourneyRuth Brown10" Shellac2
905
RhapsodyErroll Garner10" Vinyl10
ALR 109
Teardrops From My Eyes / Am I Making the Same Mistake AgainRuth Brown with Budd Johnson's Orchestra7" Vinyl2
45-919[none]
Don't You Know I Love You / SkylarkThe Clovers7" Vinyl2
45-934[none]
My Love, My Desire / Pack Up All Your RagsJoe Morris Blues Cavalcade featuring Billy Mitchell7" Vinyl2
45-933[none]
Fool, Fool, Fool / NeedlessThe Clovers10" Shellac2
944[none]
Hey Little Girl / Willie MaeRoy ("Bald Head") Byrd and His New Orleans Rhythm10" Shellac2
947[none]
Verna Lee / If I Had KnownJoe Morris10" Shellac2
950[none]
Shine On / Without My LoveRuth Brown7" Vinyl2
45-948
I'll Wait for You / Standing on the CornerRuth Brown with Budd Johnson's Orch.10" Shellac2
930
Shouldn’t I Know / Please Don’t Leave MeThe Cardinals10" Shellac2
938
I Know / I Don't Want AnybodyRuth Brown10" Shellac2
941
Shine On / Without My LoveRuth Brown10" Shellac2
948
I’ll Always Love You / Pretty Baby BluesThe Cardinals7" Vinyl2
952
Piano SolosErroll Garner10" Vinyl8
ALR 112
Let's Have a Ball Tonight / Someday You'll Be SorryBilly MitchellVinyl2
954
One Mint Julep / Middle of the NightThe Clovers7" Vinyl2
45-963[none]
One Mint Julep / Middle of the NightThe Clovers10" Shellac2
963[none]
Ting-A-Ling / Wonder Where My Baby's GoneThe Clovers10" Shellac2
969[none]
Bald Head Woman / Ghost Train (instrumental)Billy MitchellVinyl2
974
I Played the Fool / Hey Miss FannieThe Clovers10" Shellac2
977[none]
Three Letters / Good-For-Nothin' JoeRuth Brown with Orchestra10" Shellac2
978
I Would If I Could / The Tears Keep Tumbling DownRuth Brown with Orchestra10" Shellac2
1005
Passport to Fame: Erroll Garner’s First RecordingsErroll Garner10" Vinyl8
128, ALR 128
I Would If I Could / The Tears Keep Tumbling DownRuth Brown with Orchestra7" Vinyl2
45-1005
5 - 10 - 15 Hours / Be Anything (But Be Mine)Ruth Brown7" Vinyl2
45-962[none]
Three Letters / Good-For-Nothin' JoeRuth Brown with Orchestra7" Vinyl2
45-978
Wheel of Fortune / Kiss Me BabyThe Cardinals10" Shellac2
958
Echo Blues / Moon DreamTab Smith His Fabulous Alto Sax and His Orchestra10" Shellac2
961
5 - 10 - 15 - Hours / Be Anything (But Be Mine)Ruth Brown with Orchestra10" Shellac2
962
She RocksThe Cardinals10" Vinyl2
972
Daddy Daddy / Have a Good TimeRuth Brown with Orchestra / Ruth Brown with The James Quintet & Orch.10" Shellac2
973
Daddy Daddy / Have a Good TimeRuth Brown with Orchestra / Ruth Brown with The James Quintet & Orch.7" Vinyl2
973-45
Piano Solos, Vol. IIErroll Garner10" Vinyl6
ALR 135
Dizzy, Volume IDizzy Gillespie12" Vinyl8
ALR 138
Dizzy, Volume 2Dizzy Gillespie10" Vinyl8
ALR 142
Mary Powers ConcertMary PowersVinyl17
  • -1952
ALS 1207
Wilbur de Paris and His Rampart Street RamblersWilbur de Paris and His Rampart Street Ramblers(unknown)5
ALS 1208
Crawlin’ / Yes, It’s YouThe Clovers10" Shellac2
989[none]
It Should've Been Me / Sinner's PrayerRay Charles and His Orchestra7" Vinyl2
  • US1953-05-17
1021
Good Lovin’ / Here Goes a FoolThe Clovers10" Shellac2
1000[none]
Soul on Fire / How Can You Leave a Man Like This?LaVern Baker7" Vinyl2
  • US1953-08-29
45-1004[none]
Money Honey / The Way I FeelClyde McPhatter and The Drifters10" Shellac2
1006[none]
Vaya Con Dios / The Song From Moulin RougeWingy Manone10" Shellac2
15001
Comin’ On / The Feeling Is So GoodThe Clovers10" Shellac2
1010[none]
SingsRuth Brown7" Vinyl4
45-505, 505
Jazz Session Featuring Dizzy Gillespie, Vol. 2Dizzy Gillespie7" Vinyl4
45-521
(Mama) He Treats Your Daughter Mean / R.B. BluesRuth Brown7" Vinyl2
45-986[none]
Wild Wild Young Men / Mend Your WaysRuth Brown with Orchestra7" Vinyl2
45-993
You'll Never Know / Waxin' for MaxieEva Foster and The Van Perry Quintet7" Vinyl2
45-997[none]
(Mama) He Treats Your Daughter Mean / R. B. BluesRuth Brown10" Shellac2
986
Wild Wild Young Men / Mend Your WaysRuth Brown10" Shellac2
993
Lovie Darling / You Are My Only LoveThe Cardinals10" Shellac2
995
Break of Day Blues / Drive It HomeHal PaigeVinyl2
996
Mess Around / Funny (But I Still Love You)Ray Charles and His Orchestra10" Shellac2
999[none]
Big JazzJack Teagarden / Rex Stewart12" Vinyl8
ALS 1209
Songs, Volume 1Mabel MercerVinyl10
ALS-402
Lucille / Such a NightThe Drifters10" Shellac2
1019[none]
Lucille / Such a NightClyde McPhatter and The Drifters7" Vinyl2
45-1019[none]
Lovey Dovey / Little MamaThe Clovers10" Shellac2
1022[none]
Sentimental Journey / It's All in Your MindRuth Brown and The Delta Rhythm Boys10" Shellac2
1023
Shake, Rattle and Roll / You Know I Love YouJoe Turner and his Blues Kings7" Vinyl2
45-1026[none]
Your Cash Ain’t Nothin’ but Trash / I’ve Got My Eyes on YouThe Clovers10" Shellac2
1035[none]
I Confess / All Righty Oh SweetieThe Clovers10" Shellac2
1046[none]
White Christmas / The Bells of St. Mary’sThe Drifters featuring Clyde McPhatter7" Vinyl2
45-1048[none]
Blue Velvet / If You Love Me (Why Don’t You Tell Me So)The Clovers10" Shellac2
1052[none]
I've Got a Woman / Come BackRay Charles and His Band7" Vinyl2
45-1050[none]
TV Mama / Oke-She-Moke-She-PopBig Joe Turner and His Blues Kings10" Shellac2
1016
Shake, Rattle and Roll / You Know I Love YouJoe Turner and his Blues Kings10" Shellac2
1026[none]
If I Had Any Sense / Hello Little BoyRuth Brown With Orchestra10" Shellac2
1027
Doin' the Best I Can / Hoy HoyLittle Johnny Jones10" Shellac2
1045
Love Contest / If You Don't Want MeRuth Brown with Orchestra7" Vinyl2
45-1018
Sentimental Journey / It's All in Your MindRuth Brown and The Delta Rhythm Boys7" Vinyl2
45-1023
Under a Blanket of Blue / Please, BabyThe Cardinals7" Vinyl2
45-1025
If I Had Any Sense / Hello Little BoyRuth Brown with Orchestra7" Vinyl2
45-1027
Honey Love / Warm Your HeartThe Drifters featuring Clyde McPhatter7" Vinyl2
45-1029[none]
Losing Hand / Don’t You KnowRay Charles and His Orchestra7" Vinyl2
45-1037[none]
The Door Is Still Open / MisirlouThe Cardinals10" Shellac2
1054
Love Bug / In the Morning TimeThe Clovers10" Shellac2
1060[none]
The Swinging Mr. RogersShorty Rogers and His Giants12" Vinyl8
1212[none]
Songs by Bobby ShortBobby Short12" Vinyl13
1214
Nip Sip / If I Could Be Loved by YouThe Clovers10" Shellac2
1073[none]
I Gotta Have You / Love Has Joined Us TogetherClyde McPhatter And Ruth Brown10" Shellac2
1077
It's Love Baby (24 Hours of the Day) / What'd I SayRuth Brown10" Shellac2
1072
Blackjack / GreenbacksRay Charles and His Band10" Shellac2
1076
Mabel Mercer Sings Cole PorterMabel Mercer12" Vinyl13
1213
Paul Barbarin and His New Orleans JazzPaul Barbarin and His New Orleans JazzVinyl9
1215
Jazz & Romantic PlacesDave Pell Octet12" Vinyl12
1216
Lee Konitz with Warne MarshLee Konitz & Warne Marsh12" Vinyl8
1217
Ted Straeter's New YorkTed Straeter12" Vinyl14
1218
Wilbur de Paris and His New New Orleans JazzWilbur De Paris And His New New Orleans Jazz12" Vinyl8
1219
Tony Fruscella (mono)Tony Fruscella12" Vinyl9
1220[none]
Wein, Women & SongGeorge Wein12" Vinyl13
1221
Nobody Else but MeBetty Bennett12" Vinyl12
1226