Columbia House (direct-mailing distributor of club editions of releases)

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Annotation

Direct-mailing distributor of major label releases for many music labels. Columbia House was born 1971, but originally began its existence as L?CBS Direct Marketing Services in 1966, which was formed as parent of (and due to the growth of) Columbia Record Club (which started in 1955 and is still reflected by the legacy "CRC" code that is used by Columbia House on the non-vinyl releases they manufacture & distribute). Usually keeps the original label's cat# and adds the "C" prefix to it (on CD releases). Catalog #'s of both the original label and Columbia House usually appear on the CD's. Columbia House did not offer CDs before 1986.

Columbia House declared bankruptcy and ceased operations in August 2015. It was revived 4 months later.

Annotation last modified on 2020-07-13 10:12 UTC.

Releases

ReleaseArtistFormatTracksCountry/DateCatalog#Barcode
[Led Zeppelin IV] (Red shell)Led Zeppelin8-Track Cartridge8
Club Edition[none]
The Sensational 60sVarious Artists2×12" Vinyl13 + 14
P2S5590[none]
Mitch Miller's Greatest Sing Along HitsMitch Miller2×Vinyl14 + 14
P2S 5750
Moonlight and Roses / More Memories by MitchMitch Miller2×Vinyl14 + 14
P2S 5752
Sings About LoveLynn Anderson12" Vinyl10
1P 6184
Merry ChristmasVarious ArtistsCartridge24
A21 6306[none]
It Isn't the SameMyles and Lenny(unknown)10
KC 33938
RumoursFleetwood MacCassette11
[none]
Maynard FergusonMaynard FergusonVinyl8
  • -1981
36978
Rock All StarsVarious Artists5×12" Vinyl10 + 10 + 10 + 10 + 10
5P 7289[none]
Thriller (club edition)Michael JacksonCD9
  • CA1982-11-30
529271T074643811224
The NightflyDonald FagenCD8
W2-2369607599236962
Speaking in TonguesTalking HeadsCD9
542191T542191
Cats (Complete Original Broadway Cast Recording)Andrew Lloyd Webber2×CD12 + 9
075992203128
Under a Blood Red SkyU212" Vinyl8
075679012715
Greatest Hits, Volume 2 (club edition)Linda RonstadtCD11
540351T075596056724
Nothin’ Matters and What If It Did (club edition)John CougarCD11
744631T042281499425
Purple RainPrince and The RevolutionCD9
W2-25110[none]
RattRatt12" Vinyl6
[none]
The Dream of the Blue TurtlesStingCD10
  • CA1985-06-10
542472T075021375024
Greatest Hits, Volume I & Volume II (club edition)Billy Joel2×CD11 + 14
541672T777495416721
Making Movies (club edition)Dire StraitsCD7
747527T042280005023
Stay HardRaven12" Vinyl10
7 A1-81241[none]
10 From 6Bad CompanyCD10
075678162527
The Cars Greatest HitsThe CarsCD13
075596046428
Girls Like MeTanya TuckerCassette10
  • CA1986-03-03
546200C[none]
Invisible Touch (Columbia House Club)GenesisCD8
A2-81641075678164125
ELO’s Greatest Hits (club edition)Electric Light OrchestraCD11
517854T777495178544
Who Made Who (Club Edition)AC/DCCD9
547505T075678165023
Dancing on the Ceiling (Columbia House Club Release)Lionel RichieCD9
6158 MD[none]
Staring at the Sea: The SinglesThe CureCD17
E2 60477075596047722
New MovesDon Williams12" Vinyl10
ST-512440
Permanent VacationAerosmith12" Vinyl12
  • CA1987-03-25
555607
Treehouse (club edition)The Grapes of WrathCD14
  • CA1987-10-17
788596T077774801829
Greatest Hits (club edition)Linda RonstadtCD12
539924T075596410625
Gord’s Gold (club edition)Gordon LightfootCD21
539932T075992722520
Platoon (club edition)Various ArtistsCD11
552745T075678174223
Over 60 Minutes With ... (club edition)Gordon LightfootCD20
788489T777497884894
Out of the BlueDebbie GibsonCD10
A2-81780075678178023
…Nothing Like the SunStingCD12
CCD 6402777495564569
Chicago IX: Chicago’s Greatest HitsChicagoCD11
CK 339000020831260626
Kiss Me Kiss Me Kiss MeThe CureCD17
E2 60737 553727T075596073721
Echo & the BunnymenEcho & the BunnymenCD11
075992559720
Hurricane EyesLoudness12" Vinyl10
[none]
Still Life (Talking)Pat Metheny GroupCD7
07599241452
The Eternal IdolBlack Sabbath12" Vinyl9
[none]
The Smiths (Columbia House Release)The SmithsCD11
[none]
Melissa Etheridge (Columbia House club edition)Melissa EtheridgeCD10
571018T777495710188
Rattle and HumU2CD17
573410T075679100320
Gord’s Gold, Volume II (club edition)Gordon LightfootCD18
574467T075992578424
Seventh Son of a Seventh SonIron MaidenCD8
788059T[none]
Rock n Roll AnimalLou ReedCD5
BG2 036640208311253244
New Jersey (Columbia House edition)Bon JoviCD12
CRC 743047T
…and Justice for All (Columbia House)MetallicaCD9
E2 60812075596081221
“Rank” (Columbia House Release)The SmithsCD14
075992578622
All in LoveMarie OsmondCD10
[none]
Green ThoughtsThe Smithereens12" Vinyl11
NakedTalking HeadsCD11
075992565424
Ramones ManiaRamonesCD30
075992570923
Diamond Mine (club edition)Blue RodeoCD16
  • CA1989-03-20
576843T022925626820
Doolittle (Columbia House)PixiesCD15
  • US1989-04-18
E2 60856075596085625
DisintegrationThe CureCD12
  • US1989-05-02
075596085526
Electric YouthDebbie GibsonCD13
676082T075678193224
Best of Rockers ’n’ Ballads (Club Edition)ScorpionsCD12
742833T0208314235290
The Other Side of the Mirror (club edition)Stevie NicksCD12
774554T075679124524
Cosmic ThingThe B-52sCD10
775114T075992585422
Up to Here (Columbia House edition)The Tragically HipCD11
775627T77749775627602
PumpAerosmithCD10
776179T075992425421
Long Hard Look (club edition)Lou GrammCD10
777003T075678191527
The Dan Hill Collection (club edition)Dan HillCD10
777680T074648014125
Decade (club edition)Duran DuranCD14
782169T777497821691
Journeyman (Columbia House edition)Eric ClaptonCD12
782516T075992607421
The Good LifeFire TownCD10
A2 81945075678194528
Get the KnackThe KnackCD12
CDP 59184877749906453902
Cosmic ThingThe B‐52’sCD10
W2 25854075992585422
The Real ThingFaith No MoreCD11
W2 25878075992587822
Wild! (Columbia House)ErasureCD11
W2 26026075992602624
Birth of the CoolMiles DavisCD12
0208314144225
ViolatorDepeche ModeCD9
  • US1990-03-20
[none]
The Pleasure and the PainThe BoxCD11
CRC 81014061528101426
DetonatorRattCD11
  • US1990-08-21
A2-821270208314104256
Crime of the Century (club edition)SupertrampCD8
507319T075021364721
Evita: Premiere American RecordingAndrew Lloyd Webber2×CD10 + 13
552935T076731010724
Peter, Paul and Mary (club edition)Peter, Paul and MaryCD12
573279T075992715720
Brigade (Club Edition)HeartCD13
784033T[none]
ChroniclesRush2×CD14 + 14
786723T066825106020
TyrBlack SabbathCD9
786996T[none]
Rust in PeaceMegadethCD9
CDP-5919350208314121248
Girl TalkHolly ColeCassette10
CRC Z4 81016
Girl TalkHolly ColeCD10
CZ2-81016
Reading, Writing and ArithmeticThe SundaysCD10
D2-24277075992427722
GooSonic YouthCD11
D2-24297075992429726
FloodThey Might Be GiantsCD19
E2 60907075596090728
BossanovaPixiesCD14
E2 609630208314107253
Rumours (Columbia House Club Release)Fleetwood MacCD11
W2-3010[none]
Electric LadylandThe Jimi Hendrix Experience2×CD9 + 7
W2 6307075992744324
Brigade (Club Edition, CRC Edition)HeartCD13
[none]
Fast Food for ThoughtWartimeCD5
0208314886227
Ghost of a DogEdie Brickell & New BohemiansCD14
075992430425
The Society of Singers Presents The Best Of The Golden VoicesVarious ArtistsCD22
  • -1990