Atlantic (Atlantic Recording Corporation)
Atlantic Recording Corporation.
An imprint and a distributor.
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)
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
Atlantic Records (Atlantic Recording Corporation) is an American record label best known for its many recordings of rhythm and blues, rock and roll, and jazz. Over its first 20 years of operation Atlantic earned a reputation as one of the most important American independent recording labels, specializing in jazz, R&B and soul recordings by African-American artists, a position greatly enhanced by its distribution deal with Stax Records.Continue reading at Wikipedia...