Epic (US label founded by CBS in 1953, now owned by Sony)

~ Label


know your Epic logos – evolution of the Epic logo from 1953–present day: http://logos.wikia.com/wiki/Epic_Records and https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Epic_Records#Logos (with some date differences though)
as of 2015, the current imprint logo of Epic is this one, which is the same logo that was in use between 2005–2011.

Began as a jazz/classical imprint of CBS (US) in 1953.
Became part of Sony in 1988. Currently comes under the Sony/BMG joint venture in most territories, with offices in several countries.
between 2009 and July 2011, Epic and Columbia together with their affiliated labels operated under the umbrella Columbia/Epic Label Group, along with a few other labels (Aware Records, Daylight Records). the group also acted as the distributors for E1 Music via Epic Records.

Annotation last modified on 2016-06-27 15:27 UTC.

Previously known as: Epic Associated


Adrian Rollini TrioAdrian Rollini Trio7" Vinyl4
Moondog and His FriendsMoondog10" Vinyl7
LG 1002
Mood Indigo / One O'clock JumpNeal Hefti and His Orchestra with The Ray Charles Chorus10" Shellac2
Celery Stalks at Midnight / Down the Road a PieceWill Bradley His Orchestra, Will Bradley Trio10" Shellac2
Modern Woodwind Expressions, Vol. 1The Harris-Leigh Woodwinds7" Vinyl4
EG 7038
Modern Woodwind Expressions, Vol. 2The Harris-Leigh Woodwinds7" Vinyl4
EG 7042
Modern Woodwind ExpressionsThe Harris-Leigh Woodwinds10" Vinyl8
LG 1010
At BirdlandWild Bill Davis12" Vinyl13
LN 3118
It's A Sin To Tell A LieSomethin’ Smith & the Redheads7" Vinyl2
Basie's Back in TownCount Basie & His Orchestra12" Vinyl12
LN 3169
Go! McGuffieBill McGuffie12" Vinyl12
LN 3198[none]
Coal Dust on the Fiddle / In a Shanty in Old Shanty TownSomethin’ Smith & the Redheads7" Vinyl2
The Seasons, op. 8Vivaldi; I Musici, Felix Ayo12" Vinyl12
LC 3216[none]
Lester Leaps InCount Basie And His Orchestra Featuring Lester Young12" Vinyl12
LN 3107
Introducing Rita MossRita Moss12" Vinyl12
LN 3201
The Ahmad Jamal TrioThe Ahmad Jamal TrioVinyl10
LN 3212
Cab CallowayCab Calloway12" Vinyl12
LN 3265[none]
The Sax SectionAl CohnVinyl12
LN 3278
Ray Bryant TrioRay Bryant Trio12" Vinyl12
LN 3279
Silver’s BlueThe Horace Silver Quintet12" Vinyl7
LN 3326
Braff!!Ruby Braff12" Vinyl12
LN 3377
The Four Temperaments / Five Pieces / Funeral MusicPaul Hindemith; The Netherlands Chamber Orchestra, Szymon Goldberg, Leon Fleisher12" Vinyl10
  • -1956
The Right to Love / Don’t Let GoRoy Hamilton7" Vinyl2
Dutch TreatPia Beck12" Vinyl12
LN 3269
Jimmy McPartland's DixielandJimmy McPartland And His Dixieland Band12" Vinyl12
Jimmy McPartland's DixielandJimmy McPartland7" Vinyl4
LN 3371, [none]
Salute to the FluteHerbie Mann12" Vinyl9
LN 3395[none]
Her Name Is Rita ReysRita Reys with Tom Dissevelt and Jan Corduwener12" Vinyl13
LN 3522
The Lester Lanin Dance AlbumLester Lanin & His Orchestra2×Vinyl14 + 14
SN 6046
Hangin' Around / Bluebirds Over the MountainErsel Hickey7" Vinyl2
  • US1958-02-24
At Home with Screamin’ Jay HawkinsScreamin’ Jay Hawkins12" Vinyl12
LN 3448
The World Outside / RoselleThe Four Coins7" Vinyl2
  • CA1958-10-13
Am I Wasting My Time on You / JudyFrankie Vaughan7" Vinyl2
Summertime, Summertime / Searching for YouThe Jamies7" Vinyl2
The Nature of ThingsThe Lenny Hambro Quintet featuring Eddie Costa, Sal Salvador, Barry Galbraith12" Vinyl12
LN 3361
HimsAnita EllisVinyl15
LN 3419
Wails the BluesChuck Willis12" Vinyl12
LN 3425
The Music Man Goes DixielandJimmy McPartland's All-Stars12" Vinyl11
LN 3463
Herbie Mann With The Wessel Ilcken TrioHerbie Mann with The Wessel Ilcken TrioVinyl12
LN 3499
Symphony no. 4 in G major, op. 88Dvořák; George Szell, The Cleveland Orchestra12" Vinyl4
  • US1959-01-26
BC 1015[none]
Comanche / LillianLink Wray & His RaymenVinyl2
  • US1959-06-15
Symphony no. 5 in E minor, op. 95 “From the New World”Dvořák; The Cleveland Orchestra, George Szell12" Vinyl4
  • US1959-07-27
BC 1026[none]
Dixie-Doodle / Raw-HideLink Wray and The Wraymen7" Vinyl2
Jaguar / RoundaboutThe Jaguars7" Vinyl2
On My Way Back Home / A Great RomanceRoy Hamilton7" Vinyl2
Bad Boy / Teenage TearsMarty Wilde7" Vinyl2
Real True Love / Oh, What a DayThe Ovations7" Vinyl2
Christmas Dance PartyLester Lanin & His Orchestra12" Vinyl13
BN 547[none]
Cocktail DancingLester Lanin and His Trio12" Vinyl13
LN 3531[none]
The Piano Scene of Ahmad JamalAhmad Jamal12" Vinyl12
LN 3631
Big Band SwingTed McNabb & Co.12" Vinyl12
LN 3663
Black OrpheusAntonio Carlos Jobim & Luiz Bonfá12" Vinyl13
LN 3672[none]
I Know a Girl / Let Me Love YouBet E. Martin7" Vinyl2
One Foot in the Gutter: A Treasury of SoulThe Dave Bailey Sextet12" Vinyl3
BA 17008[none]
Grieg: Piano Concerto in A minor / Schumann: Piano Concerto in A minorGrieg, Schumann; Leon Fleisher, The Cleveland Orchestra, George Szell12" Vinyl4
BC 1080[none]
Gettin' Into Somethin' (mono)The Dave Bailey Sextet12" Vinyl4
LA 16011
Liszt: Sonata in B minor / Weber: Sonata no. 4 in E minor / Invitation to the DanceFranz Liszt, Carl Maria von Weber; Leon Fleisher12" Vinyl6
  • -1960
LC 3675[none]
Link Wray & The WraymenLink Wray & The Wraymen12" Vinyl12
LN 3661
Link Wray & The WraymenLink Wray & His RaymenVinyl12
LN 3661
EmulsifiedRex Garvin & The Mighty Cravers7" Vinyl2
Halfway to Paradise / Lonely TomorrowsTony OrlandoVinyl2
5 9441
Bedrock Beat / Stone Age RockFred Flintstone and His Bedrock Beaters7" Vinyl2
Bedrock Beat / Stone Age RockFred Flintstone and His Bedrock Beaters7" Vinyl2
Abide With Me / You Can Have HerRoy HamiltonVinyl2
South American Cookin'Curtis Fuller12" Vinyl6
BA 17020[none]
Bobby Vinton Plays for His Li'l Darlin'sBobby Vinton12" Vinyl12
BN 3780[none]
Ping Pong PercussionChuck Sagle & his Orchestra12" Vinyl12
BN 568
Bless You & 17 Other Great HitsTony OrlandoVinyl12
BN 611
Yeah!Charlie Rouse12" Vinyl6
LA 16012
The Warm SoundJohnny Coles Quartet12" Vinyl6
LA 16015[none]
We Paid Our Dues!Charlie Rouse, Seldon Powell12" Vinyl6
LA 16018
Introducing Tubbs (mono)Tubby Hayes12" Vinyl9
LA 16019
The Magnificent Trombone of Curtis FullerCurtis Fuller12" Vinyl8
Roses Are Red (My Love)Bobby Vinton7" Vinyl2
Rain Rain Go Away / Over and OverBobby Vinton7" Vinyl2
Drum Suite (Parts I, II, III, IV, V)Slide Hampton & His Orchestra12" Vinyl8
BA 17030
Takes To The HillsMose Allison12" Vinyl12
  • -1962
BA 17031
Buddy & SoulBuddy Greco12" Vinyl12
BN 26010[none]
Roses Are Red and Other Songs for the Young and SentimentalBobby Vinton12" Vinyl12
BN 26020[none]
Bobby Vinton Sings the Big OnesBobby Vinton12" Vinyl12
BN 26035[none]
Billy Plays BixBilly Butterfield And Billy Butterfield Jazz Band12" Vinyl11
LA 16026
Pony's Express (mono)Pony Poindexter12" Vinyl11
LA 16035
African LamentMiriam Burton12" Vinyl7
LN 24011
Portrait in MusicGeorge Maharis12" Vinyl12
LN 24021[none]
One Is a Lonely NumberAdam Wade12" Vinyl12
LN 24026
Destination BaghdadArtie Barsamian & His Orchestra12" Vinyl12
LN 3823
Her Name Is ErmaErma Franklin12" Vinyl12
Blue on Blue / Those Little ThingsBobby Vinton7" Vinyl2
  • US1963-04-30
Blue VelvetBobby Vinton7" Vinyl2
  • US1963-08-02
Trouble Is My Middle NameBobby Vinton7" Vinyl2
Tie Me Kangaroo Down, Sport / The Big Black HatRolf Harris7" Vinyl2
Illinois JacquetIllinois Jacquet12" Vinyl10
BA 17033[none]
Bohemian Carnival: Smetana: The Moldau / Three Dances from "The Bartered Bride" / Dvořák: Carnival Overture / Four Slavonic DancesSmetana, Dvořák; The Cleveland Orchestra, George SzellVinyl9
BC 1268[none]
A Very Good Year for GirlsAdam Wade12" Vinyl12
BN 24056
Bluegrass SpecialJim and Jesse and the Virginia BoysVinyl12
BN 26031
Bobby Hackett Plays Henry ManciniBobby Hackett12" Vinyl12
BN 26061
Blue VelvetBobby Vinton12" Vinyl12
BN 26068[none]
Knees Up! Mother BrownThe Ames BrothersVinyl12
BN 26069[none]
Bluegrass ClassicsJim and Jesse & the Virginia Boys12" Vinyl12
BN 26074
In Search of ErosRod McKuen12" Vinyl21
BN 613