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Revised 25/12/11

ATLANTIC
OZ Labels and Company Sleeves 1962-1987

Labels

HL 1962 - 1962
to
HL 2084 - 1963
AK 374 - 1963
to
AK 2520 - 1968
AK 962 - 1965
Green
AK 1781 - 1967
Pale green
The Australian subsidiary of the US label. Prior to the appearance of Festivalís Atlantic label in 1963, all Atlantic products were released on London Records until 1962, then on London-Atlantic. Festival reserved the Atlantic for Soul & R+B music.
Around 1973 the label was taken over by Warner Bros. Group later to be amalgamated into the WEA group. WEA issued the Atlantic label using the original US design and the US designed sleeve also releasing more general pop music rather than just R+B. There were some Australian acts recorded on Atlantic until the invention of the WEA label.
Atlantic reads downwards
Atlantic reads upwards
Atlantic reads downwards
Atlantic reads upwards
AK 2558 - 1968
to
AK 3412 - 1970
AK 3133 - 1969
AK 3490 - 1970
Thin print
AK 3737 - 1970
to
AK 3851 - 1970
AK 3851 = US 2751
2777 - 1971
to
1987
2819 - 1971
4000 - 1971
Australian Recording
10001 - 1971
WEA numbering
100110 - 1979
Beggars Banquet
4048 - 1982
1872 - 1982
German Hansa Recording
Atlantic America 1982
7 89547 - 1985
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Sleeves
Range
Front
Back
Details
No 1
HL 1962 - 1962
to
.
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For sleeve details
(different types)
see London Records
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 Cut straight   Plastic sleeve  
No 2
.
to
HL 2084 - 1963
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For sleeve details
(different colours/types)
see London Records
....
 Cut straight  Plastic sleeve  
No 3
AK 374 - 1963
to
AK 404 - 1963
Festival
Command
Coral
Ampar
Brunswick
Atlantic
Impulse
Leedon
   Cut straight  Plastic sleeve  
No 4
AK 423 - 1963
to
AK 697 - 1964
Festival
Ampar
20th Fox
Command
Brunswick
Coral
Impulse
Atlantic
Leedon
   Cut straight  Plastic sleeve  
No 5
AK 727 - 1964
to
AK 739 - 1964
Festival
Ampar
20th Fox
Command
Coral
Dot
Brunswick
Impulse
Atlantic
Leedon
   Cut straight  Plastic sleeve  
No 6
AK 759 - 1964
to
Early 1966
Festival
Ampar
20th Fox
Command
Coral
Dot
Sunshine
Impulse
Atlantic
Leedon
   Cut straight  Plastic sleeve  
No 7
Early 1966
to
Mid 1966
Festival
Ampar
20th Fox
Command
Coral
Dot
Sunshine
Impulse
Atlantic
Leedon
   Cut straight  Plastic sleeve  
No 8
AK 1256 - 1966
to
Mid 1966
Festival
Spin
Leedon
20th Fox
Command
Coral
Dot
Sunshine
Impulse
Atlantic
Ampar
Scepter
   Cut straight  Plastic sleeve  
No 9
AK 1308 - 1966
to
AK 1369 - 1966
Command
Ampar
Scepter
Dot
Atlantic
Coral
Dot
World Pacific
Brunswick
20th Century Fox
Festival
Kommotion
Leedon
A.T.A.
Clarion
Spin
Sunshine
   Cut straight  Plastic sleeve  
No 10
AK 1387 - 1966
to
AK 1392 - 1966
Command
Ampar
Scepter
Dot
Atlantic
Coral
Dot
World Pacific
Brunswick
20th Century Fox
Festival
Kommotion
Leedon
A.T.A.
Clarion
Spin
Sunshine
Phonovox-Vogue
   Cut straight  Plastic sleeve  
No 11
AK 1408 - 1966
to
AK 1587 - 1966
Command
Ampar
Scepter
Dot
Atlantic
Coral
World Pacific
Brunswick
20th Century Fox
Monument
A&M
Festival
Kommotion
Leedon
A.T.A.
Clarion
Spin
Sunshine
Downunder
 Cut straight  Glued bottom/right  
No 12
AK 1597 - 1966
to
AK 1792 - 1967
A&M
Ampar
Atlantic
Command
Coral
Dot
20th Century Fox
Impulse
Monument
Scepter
Festival
A.T.A.
Clarion
Leedon
L.H.I.
Project 3
Spin
Stax
Sunshine
   Cut straight  Glued bottom/right  
No 13
AK 1801 - 1967
to
1968
A&M
Ampar
A.T.A.
Atlantic
Calendar
Clarion
Command
Coral
Dot
Festival
Impulse
Imperial
Leedon
L.H.I.
Liberty
Monument
Project 3
Scepter
Spin
Sunshine
United Artists
   Cut straight  Inside glued  
No 14
AK 2000 -  1968
to
About AK 2800 - 1969
   Cut straight  Glued bottom/right  
No 15
About AK 2800 - 1969
to
.
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For sleeve details
(different colours)
see Festival Group
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   Cut straight  Glued bottom/right  
No 16
.
to
AK 3851 - 1970
   Cut straight - cut corners  Inside glued  
No 17 a
2777 - 1971
to
.
Purple
Small gap (front)
   Cut straight  Inside glued  
No 17 b
.
to
1972
Bright purple
Larger gap (front)
   Cut straight  Inside glued  
No 18
1972
to
1974
Reprise logo
   Cut straight  Inside glued  
No 19
1974
to
1976
Reprise logo removed
Small logos
   Cut straight  Inside glued  
No 20
1976
to
1978
Reprise logo removed
Large logos 
New WB logo
   Cut straight  Inside glued  
No 21 a
1978
to
1980
....
For sleeve details
(different colours)
see WEA Records
....
   Cut straight  Inside glued  
No 21 b
1980
to
1984
....
For sleeve details
(different colours)
see WEA Records
....
   Cut straight  Inside glued  
No 22
1983
to
1984
....
For sleeve details
(different colours)
see WEA Records
....
   Cut straight  Inside glued  
No 23
1985
to
1987
....
For sleeve details
(different colours)
see WEA Records
....
   Cut straight  Inside glued  
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Contact for corrections : erlmehl@online.no
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Thanks to Graham Wells, Australia for scans in this section
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45 Discography for Atlantic Records from Global Dog Productions
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