Live & Alive (Sub-Label of imtrat)

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Live & Alive

LC 6711

Live & Alive was a Sub-Label of the Distributor imtrat

It was used for all published Live Recordings.
These Live Recordings were sold regular in Stores, because of german Law situation at that time.
After a succesful fight of Phil Collins against it, it was judged to be against european Law.
Result, german Law had to be changed and selling of these former legal releases became illegal.
Label seemed to be closed, but it's Logo still appeared on the releases.

In the meantime, imtrat made a cut and transfered the Licence to PR-Records.
I guess that happened directly after the Trial in March or April 1993.
The new Label has go on publishing unofficial Live Recordings, but only from Artists outside Europe!
These weren't included in the Trial of the european Judges.
In March 1997 the Mother Company and the Label closed.
But their Copyrights of the Recordings seemed to be transfered (sold) to the german Distributor Jägel GmbH , wich re-released some Recordings.


Date of Release

Published Vinyls, Cassettes and CDs has had no data printed, wich allows to fix the release date.
But there were several changes through the years in layout and catalogue numbers,
wich helps to get an orientation.
Following rough Timeline for the CD Releases should be a help:

1989 = First Releases: imt 900.001 - imt 900.017 / imt 900.018
no printed barcode number at the back cover, front cover with simple paintings of interprets, no barcode numbers

1990 = First Releases: imt 900.017 / imt 900.018 - imt 900.045
no printed barcode number at the back cover, front cover changed to name of interpret with cheap styled backround in the covers,
CDs were printed in pink, red, blue, gold and black.

1991 = First Releases: imt 900.046 - imt 900.085
with barcode number prints at the back cover - first on left side with old Layout / later it moved to the right side

1992 = First Releases: imt 900.086 - imt 900.135
with barcode number print on right side
(Releases from this Year beginning at catalogue number imt 900.086 until maximal imt 900.135)

1993 = First Releases: imt 900.136 - imt 900.146 / imm 40.90147 - imm 40.90174
change after the catalogue number imt 900.146 to imm 40.90###
(Beginning with imm 40.90147 probably)
(Published single CD Reissues from that time on changed to new catalogue number system, too.)

1994 = First Releases: imm 40.90175 - imm 40.90210
again change of the Outfit at the Back Cover, beginning with imm 40.90175
Change of the LC 6711(Live & Alive) to LC 7507 (PR-Records) But all Logos are still in use!
New Titles. Changed to Live & Alive mostly.
(Last catalogue number without Artist Imprints in the Acryl Packaging Cover is imm 40.90210)

1995 = First Releases: imm 40.90211 - imm 50.90246
Beginning of Artists Name etched on Acryl Packaging!
First imm 40.90211 up to imm 40.90246
Beginning of coloured Acryl packaging.
All Barcode Numbers beginning with 4016445011###

1996 = First Releases: imm 40.90300 - imm 40.90372
Catalogue Numbers beginning with imm 40.903##
All Barcode Numbers beginning with 4016445013###
Artists Name etched on Acryl Packaging!
The formerly used titles 'Live USA' and 'Live & Alive' weren't used anymore. Instead only the Artist Name was used. Random another title was given, wich is to be seen in the middle of the Small Sides than.

1997 Expected of last released Catalogue Numbers, probably beginning with imm 40.90364 without imm Imprint at the small sides. CDs probably without LC Number (?)
(So far, last released Number known of is imm 40.90372)
Personal Note: I am not sure, that there were releases in 1997 at all, so I have filled in 1996 instead!

In late Releases the Standard Title Live USA wasn't used anymore!
Instead most releases had the Title Live & Alive.
Please, take a look at the Imprints on the small sides.
The Title should be in the middle! Sometimes there is only Vol. #.
In these cases the Artist Name should also appear as Title, added by the Volume!
This could simply be followed by looking at the small sides.
If only the Name of the Artist is listed there, take It as Title of the Album.
Please, don't take the information Original Artist Recording as Title! That's wrong!

The latest Versions has had the Name of the Artist printed on the Acryl Jewelcase
and not on the Front Cover Sheet anymore!

WARNING:
Don't get tricked by having a normal Cover with missing Artist Imprint on the Acryl
and taking this for another release version!
Don't enter this case as different release version!

Intermixed Versions

In some rare cases of leftovers of packaging or CDs, these were mixed with the upcoming new Release!
These should be added as own version and dated in the Release under the Year of the newest components.
Please,, add both different catalogue numbers to the data. The ones printed on the covers and on the CDs.

2 CD Sets

The concept to re-release the single CDs of the same Artist in a 2 CD Set was the initial reason to create this series of releases.
This concept changed somehow during the release!
First change had been that there were one old already released single CD with a new CD, not released so far.
Later on this changed to the concept that both included CDs not to be released before as a single Version!
(There are several Sets, where I couldn't find the including CDs as Singles and a proof of their existence is also not to be found in the Internet and other databank sources!)

The Year of Release of the later 2 CD Sets could easily be found out by looking at the catalogue numbers of the inserted CDs, wich aren't released as single CD. These should be dated in the same period as the last number before and the next one following as single release. The 2 CD Set is logical from the same Year!

Example:
Roxette - Live in Zürich (imt 2 CD 920.022) including imt 900.087 and imt 900.088
Single CD Number before is imt 900.086 from 1992
Single CD Number afterwards is imt 900.090 from 1992
= the 2 CD Set is also from 1992

(Rule: If you get two different years, always take the later one as Year of Release!)


Missing Single Catalogue Numbers

imm 40.90184 = unknown
imm 40.90219 = Elvis Presley - Early Recordings (only from imtrat /PR-Records)
imm 40.90324 = unknown
imm 40.90326 = unknown
imm 40.90343 = unknown
imm 40.90344 = unknown
imm 40.90345 = Billy Joel - Billy Joel
imm 40.90352 = Madonna - Madonna
imm 40.90355 = unknown
imm 40.90357 = unknown
imm 40.90363 = unknown
imm 40.90366 = unknown


Overiew Catalogue Numbers

Published Maxi-CDs (EPs) had the catalogue number 000.###
Published Cassettes had the catalogue number: imt 777.###
Published Reissue Cassettes from 1993 on had the catalogue number imm 40.77###
Published Vinyls had the catalogue number: imt 880.###
Published single CDs first had the catalogue number: imt 900.###
Published single CDs in 1993 changed to the new the catalogue number: imm 40.90###
Published single CDs afterwards also published under catalogue number: imm 40.95###
Published 2 CD Set Compilation reissued single CDs first had the catalogue number: 902.001,
after the first Number was used, it seems that the following numbers 902.### were used only for the polish 2 CD Set Compilation reissues, wich at Beginning had different numbers to the german numbers
Published 2 CD Set Compilation of the single CDs get the catalogue number: 920.###
Published 2 CD Set Compilations in 1993 changed to the new catalogue number: imm 42.90###
Published 3 CD Set Compilations made from the single CDs had the catalogue number: 903,###
Published 3 CD Set Compilations in 1993 were reissued under the new catalogue number: 43.90###
Published Charity Sampler from 1993 on had the catalogue number imm 44.90###


Foreign Licence

Poland

There are polish licence products existing.
These could simply be differed by the prints of ZAIKS and Made in EEC on the Media!
The original german prints have GEMA and Made in Germany instead.
Please, enter those polish ones as release for Poland and EEC, without using Germany also.


Imprint PR-Record or PR-Records

(LC 7507)

PR-Records

From the Change to the new catalogue numbers imm 40.90### / imm 42.90### on,
the Logo PR-Record surrounded by a black quader appears on the printed Papers and CDs.
Later on the Logo Outfit changed to PR-Records with a Disc between the PR and Records.
Beginning with imm 40.90175, LC 7507 was used!

PR-Record / PR-Records seems to be also a Sub-Label of imtrat.
Because PR is used as short form for Public Relations in Germany,
this label could have been created to take care of the public views on the Label.

It has also been involved in a Christmas Release of Hamburger Kinderchöre, wich has nothing in common with the Live & Alive Releases.
Further it was involved in a Special Release of a Sampler for Charity against AIDS including Live & Alive recordings.

Annotation last modified on 2018-10-19 00:53 .

Releases

Release Artist Format Tracks Date Country Catalog# Barcode
Live USA Frank Zappa & The Mothers of Invention CD 11 imt 900.001 [none]
Live USA Rod Stewart & The Faces CD 10 imt 900.002 [none]
Live USA (first release, see annotation) Bruce Springsteen CD 12 imt 900.004 [none]
Live USA Prince CD 12 imt 900.005 [none]
Live USA Stevie Wonder CD 10 imt 900.006 [none]
Live USA Stevie Wonder CD 10 imt 900.006
Live USA Fleetwood Mac CD 7 imt 900.007 [none]
Live USA The Police CD 11 imt 900.016 [none]
Live USA The Who CD 9 imt 900.017 [none]
Live USA Phil Collins and Genesis CD 4 000.017, imt 100.017, imt Maxi-CD 000.017 [none]
Live USA (reissue) Frank Zappa & The Mothers of Invention CD 11 imt 900.001 4003593004994
Live USA (Reissue) Rod Stewart & The Faces CD 10 imt 900.002 4003593001504
Live USA (Reissue) Dire Straits CD 10 imt 900.003 4003593005458
Worldstar Session, Volume 1 (red CD print) Various Artists CD 12 imt 900.008 [none]
Worldstar Session, Volume 2 (black CD print with acryl inner circle) Various Artists CD 11 imt 900.009 [none]
Worldstar Session, Volume 3 (black CD print with acryl inner circle) Various Artists CD 10 imt 900.010 [none]
Live USA (red CD print reissue) Billy Idol CD 9 imt 900.011 [none]
Live USA (black CD print reissue) Billy Idol CD 9 imt 900.011 [none]
Live USA Led Zeppelin CD 7 imt 900.012 [none]
Live USA U2 CD 8 imt 900.013 [none]
Live USA Peter Gabriel CD 13 imt 900.014 [none]
Live USA Grateful Dead With Mike Taylor Featuring Suzanne Vega CD 7 imt 900.015 [none]
Live USA (Reissue without Barcode with Acryl Inner Circle) The Police CD 11 imt 900.016 [none]
Live USA, Volume 1 (reissue without barcode and acryl Inner circle) Genesis with Phil Collins CD 9 imt 900.019 [none]
Live USA, Volume 2 (reissue without barcode, acryl inner circle) Genesis with Phil Collins CD 9 imt 900.020 [none]
Live USA (reissue without barcode number, acryl inner circle) Alice Cooper CD 13 imt 900.021 [none]
Live USA Van Halen CD 11 imt 900.022 [none]
Live USA (without barcode, pink print CD) Iron Maiden CD 11 imt 900.023 [none]
Live USA (without barcode, red print CD) Iron Maiden CD 11 imt 900.023 [none]
Live USA (without barcode, black print CD) Iron Maiden CD 11 imt 900.023 [none]
Live USA (without barcode, gold print CD) Ozzy Osbourne CD 10 imt 900.024 [none]
Live USA (without barcode, gold print CD) John Cougar Mellencamp CD 12 imt 900.025 [none]
Live USA (without barcode, black print CD) Janis Joplin & Big Brother & the Holding Company CD 11 imt 900.026 [none]
Live USA (without barcode, red print CD) The Band CD 10 imt 900.027 [none]
Live USA (without barcode, red print CD) David Bowie CD 10 imt 900.028 [none]
Live USA (without barcode, black print CD) David Bowie CD 10 imt 900.028 [none]
Live USA (without barcode, black print CD) Humble Pie & Peter Frampton CD 8 imt 900.029 [none]
Live USA (without barcode, red print CD) The Allman Brothers Band CD 13 imt 900.030 [none]
Live USA (without barcode, blue print CD) Talking Heads CD 14 imt 900.031 [none]
Live USA (without barcode, pink print CD) The Byrds CD 14 imt 900.032 [none]
Live USA (without barcode, black print CD) The Byrds CD 14 imt 900.032 [none]
Live USA (without barcode, blue print CD) Metallica CD 12 imt 900.034 [none]
Live USA (without barcode, black print CD) Lou Reed CD 10 imt 900.035 [none]
Live USA (without barcode, black print CD) Jimi Hendrix CD 11 imt 900.036 [none]
Live USA (without barcode, black print CD) Simple Minds CD 6 imt 900.037 [none]
Live USA (without barcode, red print CD) Prince CD 9 imt 900.038 [none]
Live USA (without barcode, black print CD) Eric Clapton CD 10 imt 900.039 [none]
Live USA (without barcode, black print CD) Mötley Crüe CD 9 imt 900.040 [none]
Live USA (without barcode, pink print CD) Stevie Ray Vaughan CD 12 imt 900.041 [none]
Live USA (without barcode) Bob Dylan Featuring Tom Petty CD 10 imt 900.042 [none]
Live USA (without barcode) Joe Cocker CD 10 imt 900.043 [none]
Live USA (polish licence ZAIKS reissue, made in EEC) Madonna CD 12 imt 900.044 [none]
Live USA (without barcode) Madonna CD 12 imt 900.044 [none]
Live USA (polish licence ZAIKS reissue, made in EEC) Electric Light Orchestra CD 12 imt 900.045 [none]
Live USA (without barcode, black print CD) Electric Light Orchestra CD 12 imt 900.045 [none]
Live USA (polish licence ZAIKS reissue) Bruce Springsteen 2×CD 12 + 9 902.002, imt 2 CD 902. 002, imt 900.004, imt 900.057 [none]
Live USA (polish licence reissue) Eric Clapton 2×CD 10 + 9 902.006, imt 2 CD 902.006 [none]
Live USA Queen 2×CD 11 + 10 920.001, imt 2 CD 920.001 4003593005809
Live USA Sting 2×CD 9 + 9 920.002, imt 2 CD 920.002 4003593005885
Live USA Genesis with Phil Collins 2×CD 9 + 9 920.003, imt 2 CD 920.003 4003593005816
Live USA (original german version) Jimi Hendrix 2×CD 11 + 9 920.004, imt 2 CD 920.004, imt 900.036, imt 902.001 4003593005823
Live USA Bruce Springsteen 2×CD 12 + 9 920.005, imt 2 CD 920.005, imt 900.004, imt 900.057 4016445005841
Live USA The Rolling Stones 2×CD 12 + 14 920.006, imt 2 CD 920.006, imt 900.033, imt 900.060 4003593000200
Live USA Rod Stewart 2×CD 10 + 9 920.007, imt 2 CD 920.007, imt 900.002, imt 900.048 4003593005304
Live USA Billy Idol 2×CD 9 + 10 920.008, imt 2 CD 920.008, imt 900.011, imt 900.054
Live USA Eric Clapton 2×CD 10 + 9 920.009, imt 2 CD 920.009, imt 900.039, imt 900.059 4003593001511
Live USA AC/DC 2×CD 10 + 11 920.010, imt 2 CD 920.010, imt 900.050, imt 900.061 4003593001948
Live USA Ozzy Osbourne 2×CD 10 + 11 920.011, imt 2 CD 920.011, imt 900.024, imt 900.062 4003593004925
Live USA Mötley Crüe 2×CD 9 + 10 920.012, imt 2 CD 920.012, imt 900.040, imt 900.056 4003593004918
Live USA Dire Straits 2×CD 7 + 6 920.013, imt 2 CD 920.013, imt 900.069, imt 900.070 4003593000446
Live USA Guns N’ Roses 2×CD 13 + 12 920.014, imt 2 CD 920.014, imt 900.053, imt 900.073 4003593000835
Live USA Madonna 2×CD 12 + 12 920.015, imt 2 CD 920.015, imt 900.044, imt 900.081 4003593001061
Live USA Prince 2×CD 9 + 10 920.016, imt 2 CD 920.016, imt 900.038, imt 900.046 4003593000637
Live USA Joe Cocker & David Bowie 2×CD 10 + 10 920.017, imt 2 CD 920.017, imt 900.028, imt 900.043 400359300675
Live USA Huey Lewis and the News / Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers 2×CD 13 + 16 920.018, imt 2 CD 920.018, imt 900.074, imt 900.075 4003593000620
Live USA AC/DC & Guns N’ Roses 2×CD 11 + 13 920.019, imt 2 CD 920.019, imt 900.053, imt 900.061 4003593000644
Live USA Phil Collins & Dire Straits 2×CD 15 + 10 920.020, imt 2 CD 920.020, imt 900.003, imt 900.065 4003593000613
Live USA Bruce Springsteen & Rod Stewart 2×CD 12 + 10 920.021, imt 2 CD 920.021, imt 900.002, imt 900.004 4003593000651
Live USA (Reissue with barcode on right side) Bruce Springsteen CD 12 imt 900.004 4003593005571
The Boss Keeps Rockin’, Vol. 1 (Reissue with new Cover as "The Boss Keeps Rockin', Vol. 1") Bruce Springsteen CD 12 imt 900.004 4003593005571
Live USA (reissue with barcode number) Billy Idol CD 9 imt 900.011 4003593000026
Live USA (reissue with barcode number) Grateful Dead With Mike Taylor Featuring Suzanne Vega CD 7 imt 900.015 4003593001436
Live USA (reissue with barcode number) The Clash CD 21 imt 900.018 4003593004635
Live USA, Volume 1 (reissue with barcode number) Genesis with Phil Collins CD 9 imt 900.019 4003593000019
Live USA, Volume 2 (reissue with barcode number) Genesis with Phil Collins CD 9 imt 900.020 4003593004611
Live USA (reissue with barcode number) Alice Cooper CD 13 imt 900.021 4003593001450
Live USA (reissue with barcode number) Van Halen CD 11 imt 900.022 4003593004628
Live USA (with barcode) Iron Maiden CD 11 imt 900.023 4003593001474
Live USA (reissue with barcode number) Ozzy Osbourne CD 10 imt 900.024 4003593001467
Live USA (Reissue with barcode number) David Bowie CD 10 imt 900.028 4003593001917
Live USA (reissue with barcode number) The Allman Brothers Band CD 13 imt 900.030 4003593001702
Live USA (reissue with barcode number) Talking Heads CD 14 imt 900.031 4003593001740
Live USA (reissue with barcode number) The Rolling Stones CD 12 imt 900.033 4003593000033
Live USA (polish licence ZAIKS reissue, made in EEC) Metallica CD 12 imt 900.034 4003593000590
Live USA (reissue with barcode number on right sude) Metallica CD 12 imt 900.034 4003593000590
Live USA (reissue with barcode number on left side, black print CD) Metallica CD 12 imt 900.034 4003593000590
Live USA (reissue with barcode number on left side, red print CD) Metallica CD 12 imt 900.034 4003593000590
Live USA (reissue with barcode number on right side) Lou Reed CD 10 imt 900.035 4003593001757
Live USA (reissue with barcode number on right side) Jimi Hendrix CD 11 imt 900.036 4003593001696
Live USA (reissue with barcode number) Prince CD 9 imt 900.038 4003593001726