Elektra (1950–1989, revived 2009–06-01; read annotations before use)
please link releases between 1989–2009 that bear the logo with a lowercase "e" perched atop an inclined capital "E" to Elektra Entertainment even if the label name just says "Elektra".
1950: founded by Jac Holzman and Paul Rickolt as Elektra Records.
1973-08: renamed Elektra/Asylum Records upon merger with Asylum Records, but informally still referred to itself as Elektra Records thereafter.
1989: renamed Elektra Entertainment, "a division of Warner Communications Inc."
1994: renamed again as Elektra Entertainment Group
2004-02: merged into Atlantic Records and moved under the newly-formed Atlantic Records Group; became dormant until 2009.
2009-06-01: Elektra formally revived as independent entity under Warner Music. the new Elektra uses a modified version of the circa-1970s Elektra logo.
Elektra Records is an American record label owned by Warner Music Group, founded in 1950 by Jac Holzman and Paul Rickolt. It played an important role in the development of contemporary folk music and rock music between the 1950s and 1970s. In 2004, it was consolidated into WMG's Atlantic Records Group. After five years of dormancy, the label was revived as an imprint of Atlantic in 2009, and is now run by Jeff Castelaz.