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Revised 15/9/10

STAX
UK Labels and Company Sleeves 1967-1987

Labels

Polydor distribution
EMI distribution
Polydor distribution
Phonogram distribution
601 001 - 1967
to
601 042 - 1968
STAX 101 - 1968
to
STAX 157 - 1970
2025 016 - 1970
to
2025 172 - 1973
2025 177 - 1973
to
2025 224 - 1974
Stax Records was founded in 1957 as Satellite Records, renamed to Stax in 1961.
The label was a major factor in the creation of the Southern soul and Memphis soul music styles.
PYE distribution
EMI distribution
EMI distribution
Reissues by
ACE Records
STXS 2001 - 1974
to
STXS 2043 - 1976
Label discontinued
STAX 2001 - 1977
to
STAX 2010 - 1978
Reissues
STAX 501 - 1977
to
STAX 506 - 1979
+ some from 2000-series
STAX 801 - 1987
to
STAX 820 - 1987
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Sleeves
Range
Front
Back
Details
No 1
STAX 101 - 1968
to
STAX 157 - 1970
EMI distribution
. Ref 63  Cut straight/notch  Glued bottom/right  
No 2
2025 177 - 1973
to
2025 224 - 1974
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For sleeve details
(different types)
see Phonogram
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. Ref 83  Wavy top  Glued left/right  
No 3
STXS 2001 - 1974
to
STXS 2043 - 1976
PYE distribution
   Cut straight/notch   Glued bottom/right  
Reissues
R 1
STAX 801 - 1987
to
STAX 820 - 1987
Marketed by ACE Records Ltd. 48-50 Steele Road, London NW10 7AS
 Curved top  Glued left/right  
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Contact for corrections : erlmehl@online.no
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Thanks to Pete Nash, Essex, England for scans and info this section
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Thanks to Tony Dowsett, England for scans in this section
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  Repro sleeves available from Big Boppa Records
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