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Revised 3/4/11

RAK
UK Labels and Company Sleeves 1970-1983

Labels

..Reddish "RAK"

The Gramophone Co. LTD
Reddish "RAK"

EMI Records LTD
Blueish "RAK"

EMI Records LTD
White rim

EMI Records Limited
RAK 101 - 1970
to
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RAK 161 - 1973
to
.
RAK 187 - 1974
to
RAK 318 - 1980
RAK 367 - 1983
to
.
RAK was founded in 1970 by producer Mickie Most and manager Peter Grant. 
The boat featured on the label belonged to Mickie Most, and is rumoured to have sunk. 
The label was sold to EMI in 1983.
Side A
- All rights of the
Producer
Side B
- All rights of the
Manufacturer
RAK 291 - 1979
Different label layouts on the same record
 
Replay type 1
Replay type 2
 
RAK 502
RR 1
to
RR 9
Reissues
RR 1
to
RR 9
Reissues
RR 1
Injection moulded
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Sleeves
Range
Front
Back
Details
No 1
RAK 101 - 1970
to
1973
 Dark blue
The Gramophone Company
 Cut straight/notch  Glued bottom/right  
No 2 a
RAK 161 - 1973
to
.
Deep reddish blue
EMI - 42/48 Charlbert Steet
Ref 54  Cut straight/notch  Glued bottom/right  
No 2 b
.
to
.
Deep blue
EMI - 42/48 Charlbert Steet
   Cut straight/notch  Glued bottom/right  
No 2 c
.
to
.
Deep greyish blue
EMI - 42/48 Charlbert Steet
   Cut straight/notch  Glued bottom/right  
No 3
.
to 
1983
Deep blue
EMI - 2 Charles Steet
   Cut notch  Glued bottom/right  
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Thanks to Ade Macrow, England for scans in this section
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