know your Epic logos – evolution of the Epic logo from 1953–present day: http://logos.wikia.com/wiki/Epic_Records and https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Epic_Records#Logos (with some date differences though)
as of 2015, the current imprint logo of Epic is this one, which is the same logo that was in use between 2005–2011.
Began as a jazz/classical imprint of CBS (US) in 1953.
Became part of Sony in 1988. Currently comes under the Sony/BMG joint venture in most territories, with offices in several countries.
between 2009 and July 2011, Epic and Columbia together with their affiliated labels operated under the umbrella Columbia/Epic Label Group, along with a few other labels (Aware Records, Daylight Records). the group also acted as the distributors for E1 Music via Epic Records.