CBS (CBS Records' international imprint from 1962–1990; renamed since 1991 as Columbia)

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In 1961, CBS Inc. ended its decade-long distribution deal with Philips Records, and from 1962, began to release recordings internationally beyond the US and Canada under its new CBS label. Managed by a newly set up internal division named CBS Records that did not formally become the CBS subsidiary known as CBS Records Inc. until ca. 1966, the label was first introduced to the UK and Ireland in May 1962, and in July its debut in Japan was announced. It was also introduced to Columbia's wholly-owned subsidiaries in Latin-America: Columbia Argentina S.R.L., Columbia do Brazil, S.A., Discos Columbia de Mexico (later renamed Discos CBS, apparently) in August 1962; in Greece in September 1962; in Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, the Netherlands, and Italy by December of 1962.

In Feb 1963, the CBS label was further introduced to Spain, France and the Benelux nations after distribution deals with Hispavox, S.A. (ES) and Artone Gramophone (NL) were announced/sewn up between Oct–Dec the previous year. The CBS label was also introduced to Australia in 1963.

On Nov 17, 1987, Sony Corporation of America acquired CBS Records Inc. Between then and the end of 1990, CBS Inc. (later CBS Corporation) still retained the rights to the CBS name for music recordings, but granted Sony a temporary license to use the CBS name. In 1990, Sony's newly-acquired CBS Records renamed the CBS Records Masterworks classical music label as Sony Classical Records.

On Jan 1, 1991, after it had acquired the international rights to the "Columbia" brand from EMI by 1990, Sony Corporation renamed CBS Records Inc. as Sony Music Entertainment Inc., and reintroduced the Columbia imprint for worldwide use, except in Spain (where Sony only acquired the rights by 2004 through its brief merger with BMG) and Japan. Japan remains the only country where Sony does not have rights to the Columbia name, as it is controlled by Nippon Columbia, an unrelated company.

CBS Corporation subsequently founded its own new CBS Records in 2006.

Annotation last modified on 2015-02-27 05:34 UTC.

Releases

Release Artist Format Tracks Date Country Catalog# Barcode
Con el Mariachi Perla de Occidente Javier Solís 12" Vinyl 12 DCA 43 [none]
Milestones Miles Davis 12" Vinyl 6 62308 [none]
Miles Davis at Carnegie Hall Miles Davis CD 6 CDCBS - 85554 5099708555429
A Study In Frustration (The Fletcher Henderson Story), Volume 1 Fletcher Henderson 12" Vinyl 16 BPG 62001 [none]
A Study In Frustration (The Fletcher Henderson Story), Volume 2 Fletcher Henderson 12" Vinyl 16 BPG 62002 [none]
A Study In Frustration (The Fletcher Henderson Story), Volume 3 Fletcher Henderson 12" Vinyl 16 BPG 62003 [none]
A Study In Frustration (The Fletcher Henderson Story), Volume 4 Fletcher Henderson 12" Vinyl 16 BPG 62004 [none]
West Side Story (1961 film cast) Leonard Bernstein 12" Vinyl 15 BPG 62058
Time Further Out The Dave Brubeck Quartet 12" Vinyl 9 CBS 62078 [none]
Susie / Triste e abandonado Roberto Carlos 10" Vinyl 2 3239
We Wish You A Merry Christmas The Ray Conniff Singers 12" Vinyl 6 SBPG 62092
Mixed Up Confusion / Corrina, Corrina Bob Dylan 7" Vinyl 2 2476
Hearty and Hellish! A Live Nightclub Performance The Clancy Brothers and Tommy Makem Vinyl 15 BPG 62020
Mack the Knife / The Faithful Husar Louis Armstrong Vinyl 2 CA 281.144
Silent Night: Songs for Christmas Mahalia Jackson 12" Vinyl 10 S 62130 [none]
Mario Telles Mario Telles Vinyl 12
Splish Splash Roberto Carlos 12" Vinyl 12 37304
Blues for Night People Charlie Byrd 12" Vinyl 7 52150 [none]
Yogi Jazz Joki Freund 12" Vinyl 6 62273, 62 273
Don't Make My Baby Blue / The Moment of Truth Frankie Laine Vinyl 2 AAG 114
The Boys Won't Leave the Girls Alone The Clancy Brothers and Tommy Makem 12" Vinyl 14 BPG 62164
In Person at Carnegie Hall The Clancy Brothers and Tommy Makem Vinyl 11 BPG 62192
In Person at Carnegie Hall The Clancy Brothers and Tommy Makem Vinyl 11 CS 8750
Plus il est indifférent Jean-Michel Rivat 7" Vinyl 4 EP 5636 [none]
This Is All I Ask Tony Bennett 12" Vinyl 12 SBPG 62205
We Shall Overcome Pete Seeger 12" Vinyl 13 SBPG 62209 [none]
Andre Previn in Hollywood André Previn 12" Vinyl 12 SBPG 62219
Elis Regina Elis Regina Vinyl 12
O bem do amor Elis Regina Vinyl 12
Splish Splash / Baby, meu bem Roberto Carlos Vinyl 2
Dis, quand reviendras‐tu ? (mono) Barbara 12" Vinyl 12 62 660 [none]
I Walk the Line Johnny Cash Vinyl 12 SBPG 62371
É proibido fumar Roberto Carlos 12" Vinyl 12 37352
Another Side of Bob Dylan Bob Dylan 12" Vinyl 11 SBPG 62429
The Third Album Barbra Streisand Vinyl 10 32041
Le canzoni di Sanremo 1964 Various Artists 7" Vinyl 4 33.192
... et la fête continue Yves Montand 12" Vinyl 14 62367 [none]
My Fair Lady Lerner & Loewe 12" Vinyl 16 BRG 72237 [none]
Romance Javier Solís 12" Vinyl 12 DCS 322 [none]
The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan Bob Dylan 12" Vinyl 13 SBPG 62193 [none]
When Lights Are Low Tony Bennett With The Ralph Sharon Trio 12" Vinyl 12 SBPG 62296
É proibido fumar / Minha história de amor Roberto Carlos Vinyl 2
Parei na contramão / Na lua não há Roberto Carlos Vinyl 2
Le Temps du lilas Barbara Vinyl 4 MOE 2324 [none]
涙の太陽 エミー・ジャクソンスマッシュメン 7" Vinyl 2 LL-742-JC [none]
Roberto Carlos canta para a juventude Roberto Carlos 12" Vinyl 12 37400
Bringing It All Back Home Bob Dylan 12" Vinyl 11 SBPG 62515
Like a Rolling Stone Bob Dylan 7" Vinyl 2 201811
Positively 4th Street Bob Dylan Vinyl 2 1893
Positively 4th Street Bob Dylan 7" Vinyl 2 201824
Highway 61 Revisited Bob Dylan 12" Vinyl 9 SBPG 62572
Boom Boom / Honey on Your Hips The Yardbirds 7" Vinyl 2 1.433
The Sound of Silence Simon & Garfunkel (unknown) 2 1977
Mr. Tambourine Man The Byrds 7" Vinyl 2 201765
All I Really Want to Do The Byrds 7" Vinyl 2 201796
The Barbra Streisand Album Barbra Streisand 12" Vinyl 11 32010 [none]
Jovem guarda Roberto Carlos 12" Vinyl 12 37432
The Paul Simon Song Book Paul Simon Cassette 12 40-62579
Subterranean Homesick Blues Bob Dylan Vinyl 11 62515
The Paul Simon Song Book Paul Simon 12" Vinyl 12 62579, SBPG 62579 [none]
Los Increibles Os Incríveis 12" Vinyl 12 8526 [none]
El Chacho, vida y obra de un caudillo Jorge Cafrune Vinyl 10 8599
The Paul Simon Song Book Paul Simon 12" Vinyl 12 BP 473234
Mr. Tambourine Man (mono) The Byrds 12" Vinyl 12 BPG 62571
Violin Concertos Sibelius, Walton; Zino Francescatti, New York Philharmonic, Leonard Bernstein, The Philadelphia Orchestra, Eugene Ormandy 12" Vinyl 6 BRG 72351 [none]
Alabama Blues J.B. Lenoir 12" Vinyl 12 CBS 62593
Canadian Sunset Andy Williams 12" Vinyl 12 CL 2324
Roberto Carlos canta a la juventud Roberto Carlos 12" Vinyl 12 DCA 321
Sombras Javier Solís 12" Vinyl 12 DCS 397 [none]
Sombras Javier Solís 10" Vinyl 4 EPC 423 [none]
Andy Williams - Almost There Andy Williams 12" Vinyl 12 SBPG 62533 [none]
Mr. Tambourine Man (stereo) The Byrds Vinyl 12 SBPG 62571
Miles in Berlin Miles Davis 12" Vinyl 5 SBPG 62976
Can You Please Crawl Out Your Window? / Highway 61 Revisited Bob Dylan Vinyl 2 1900
Can You Please Crawl Out Your Window? / Highway 61 Revisited Bob Dylan 7" Vinyl 2 201900
Turn! Turn! Turn! (mono) The Byrds 12" Vinyl 11 BPG 62652
Turn! Turn! Turn! (stereo) The Byrds 12" Vinyl 11 SBPG 62652
Bob Dylan’s Greatest Hits Bob Dylan 12" Vinyl 12 S 62 694 [none]
Security / Your Love Is Burning Me Thane Russal & Three 7" Vinyl 2 202049 [none]
Blonde on Blonde Bob Dylan 2×Vinyl 8 + 6 66012
Fifth Dimension (mono) The Byrds 12" Vinyl 11 BPG 62783
Fifth Dimension (stereo) The Byrds 12" Vinyl 11 SBPG 62783
Blonde on Blonde Bob Dylan 2×Vinyl 8 + 6 66012
Gilles Vigneault Gilles Vigneault 12" Vinyl 12 62765 [none]
Roberto Carlos Roberto Carlos 12" Vinyl 12 37475
You'd Better Run / Everybody's Gonna Say Listen 7" Vinyl 2 202456 [none]
N’aie pas peur Antoinette Édouard 7" Vinyl 2 2200 [none]
Vendetta / The Danny Scipio Theme John Barry Vinyl 2 2390
Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On: Collection Chouette Carl Perkins 12" Vinyl 12 52305 [none]
Sounds of Silence (mono) Simon & Garfunkel 12" Vinyl 12 62690 [none]
Dangerous Songs!? Pete Seeger Vinyl 21 62751
Pauline Julien chante Boris Vian Boris Vian par Pauline Julien 12" Vinyl 12 62764 [none]
El sorprendente mundo de Sandro Sandro 12" Vinyl 14 8590
La Independencia Jorge Cafrune Vinyl 9 8638
It's Alright 004 (unknown) 12 ALD-8911
Sounds of Silence Simon & Garfunkel 12" Vinyl 12 CBS 32020 [none]
Of Course, of Course Charles Lloyd 12" Vinyl 9 CBS 62347
Blanca Navidad Trío Los Panchos, Eydie Gormé 12" Vinyl 10 DCS 485 [none]
Girouette Édouard 7" Vinyl 4 EP 5750 [none]
Les Hallucinations d'Édouard Edouard 7" Vinyl 4 EP 6008 [none]