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Revised 15/4/12

WEA
OZ Labels and Company Sleeves 1972-1990

Labels

100090 - 1979
to
100226 - 1982
100105 - 1979
Beggars Banquet
79209 - 1981
79231 - 1981
Modern Records
The Australian house label of the WEA group. Proir to the Amalgamation of Warner Brothers, Elektra & Atlantic along with Reprise and Asylum. These labels were distributed by different companies. The WEA label was set up primarily to record Aussie acts and as a house label used for the distribution of overseas material not aligned with WEA’s overseas labels.
100147 - 1980
Double A
17939 - 1982
Riva
100210 - 1982
M Rock
ARE 20 - 1983
to
.
7 249661 - 1983
See
Beggars Banquet
RRSP 746 - may 1985
"Regular" numbering
see Regular Records
7 10004 - 1986
to
.
7 28389 - 1987
to
.
Side A
Side B
7 247562 - 1988
to
1990
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Sleeves
Range
Front
Back
Details
No 1
1972
to
1975
Distribution sleeve
Reprise logo
   Cut straight  Inside glued  
No 2
1975
to
1976
Distribution sleeve
Reprise logo removed
Small logos
 Cut straight  Inside glued  
No 3
1976
to
1978
Distribution sleeve
Reprise logo removed
Large logos
New WB logo
   Cut straight  Inside glued  
No 4 a
1978
to
.
Light reddish grey
   Cut straight  Inside glued  
No 4 b
.
to
.
Reddish grey
   Cut straight  Inside glued  
No 4 c
.
to
.
Light purple
   Cut straight  Inside glued  
No 4 d
.
to
.
Pink
   Cut straight  Inside glued  
No 4 e
.
to
.
Light grey
   Cut straight  Inside glued  
No 4 f
.
to
1980
Dark grey
   Cut straight  Inside glued  
No 4 g
1980
to
.
Ultramarine
   Cut straight  Inside glued  
No 4 h
.
to
.
Blue
   Cut straight  Inside glued  
No 4 i
.
to
1984
Greenish blue
   Cut straight  Inside glued  
No 5 a
1983
to
.
   Cut straight  Inside glued  
No 5 b
.
to
1984
Darker colours
   Cut straight  Inside glued  
No 6 a
1985
to
.
   Cut straight  Inside glued  
No 6 b
.
to
.
   Cut straight  Inside glued  
No 6 c
.
to
1990
   Cut straight  Inside glued  1986
Sleeve used for promotioal records
D 1
1978
to
.
 
   Cut straight  Inside glued  
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Thanks to Graham Wells, Australia for scans in this section
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Thanks to Jim Barnes - Top 40 Research - Australia  for scans in this section
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Thanks to Gosford Hi-Fi, NSW Central Coast, Australia  for scans in this section
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