Nippon Phonogram Co., Ltd. (use as manufacturer and/or distributor only)

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The company mainly distributed the Phonogram labels Philips, Fontana, Mercury, Island, Vertigo, and Charisma. It also operated the JVC vinyl pressing plant in Yokohama until its closure in 1988. The company was renamed Mercury Music Entertainment Co. Ltd. circa 1995.

Annotation last modified on 2013-10-18 16:17 .


Release Artist Format Tracks Date Country Catalog# Barcode
In a Glass House Gentle Giant 12" Vinyl 7 [none]
Love For Sale The Great Jazz Trio CD 6
Octopus Gentle Giant 12" Vinyl 8 [none]
A Trick of the Tail Genesis 12" Vinyl 8
The House of the Rising Sun Santa Esmeralda Vinyl 5
My Life in the Bush of Ghosts Brian EnoDavid Byrne 12" Vinyl 11 25PP-13 [none]
Built for Speed Stray Cats 12" Vinyl 13
Bolero & Scheherazade Larry Coryell CD 7 042281002427
Borderline Bon Jovi CD 4 PPDM-1002
Like a Star David Lyme Vinyl 8 25PP-236
Like a Star David Lyme CD 8 32PD-323
Turn It On Tapps CD 11 32PD-440
The garden of delight Delaunay's dilemma John Lewis (unknown) 9 834 478-2 042283447820
1812 Overture / Capriccio Italien / Cossack Dance Tchaikovsky; Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Erich Kunzel CD 3 TCD-1011 089408004124
How Dare You! 10cc CD 9 23PD-115 4988011314414
Jazz Pictures at an Exibition Pim Jacobs & Rita Reys feat. Kenny Clarke CD 10 EJD-1008
Octopus Gentle Giant CD 8 4988011320767
スクリーン & ミュージカル・ベスト (Screen & Musical Themes: Boston Pops) John Williams & The Boston Pops CD 11 PHCP-2001 4988011123177
Free Live! Free CD 8 CHCR-18709 4988011333927
Who’s Gonna Ride Your Wild Horses U2 CD 4 PHCR-8706 4988011334795
NEW BEST 大塚博堂 CD 16 PHCL-2019 4988011504839
Zooropa U2 CD 10 PHCR-1750 4988011337635
Animal Magnetism Scorpions CD 9 PHCR-4116 4988011338298
The Universe of Geoffrey Brown Captain Sensible CD 18 PHCR-55
Scratch and Bite Treat CD 9 PHCR-4199 4988011339868
Octopus Gentle Giant CD 8 4988011340345
Oh! Yesキスをしようよ 川添智久 8cm CD 3 PHDL-1505 4988011506277
Bad Brothers Ronny Jordan Meets DJ Krush CD 6 PHCR-3705 4988011342349
MATRIX MATRIX CD 11 PHCR-912 4988011344879
Believe Elton John CD 4 PHCR-8318 [none]
Mr. Mick Stackridge CD 9 PHCR-4212
Phenomenon LL Cool J CD 11 PHCR-1551 4988011353697
Now and Then: Years of Lightning, Day of Drums 1990-1997 United Future Organization 2×CD 11 + 15 PHCR-16025, PHCR-16026
Now and Then, Years of Lightning, Day of Drums 1990-1997 United Future Organization 2×CD 12 + 15 PHCR-16127, PHCR-16128
Thrall: Demonsweatlive Danzig CD 7 PHCR-3030 4988011337505