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ASYLUM
US Labels and Company Sleeves 1972-1989

Labels

Mfg. by Atlantic...
1841 Broadway, N.Y.
9120 Sunset Blvd,
Los Angeles Calif, 90069
A  Division of Warner...
15 Columbus Circle, N.Y.
AS 11000 - 1972
to
AS 11020 - 1973
AS 11023 - 1973
to
AS 11025 - 1973
AS 11027 - 1974
to
AS 11043 - 1974
Asylum was founded in 1971 by David Geffen, and partner Elliot Roberts when Geffen was unable to get a recording contract for Jackson Browne, one of his clients at the time.
E 45220 - 1974
to
E 47468 - 1982
1976
to
1980 - sporadically
7 69983 - 1982
to
7 69725 - 1984
After the Elektra / Asylum merger, both labels shared the same numbering sequence.
From 1974 to 1980, three series were used:
E- 45201 - 1974
to
E - 45555 - 1978
E 46000 - 1978
to
E 46071 - 1979
E 46501 - 1979
to
E 46664 - 1980
665 Fifth Avenue
75 Rockefeller Plaza
7 69720 - may 1984
to
7 69696 - 1984
7 69669 - dec 1984
to
7 69105 - 1989
Asylum Spun Gold
Reissues
Asylum Spun Gold
Reissues
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Sleeves
Range
Front
Back
Details
No 1
AS 11000 - 1972
to 
AS 11025 - 1973
Mfg. by Atlantic...
 1841 Broadway, N.Y.
 Curved top  Inside glued  
 In 1972, Elektra merged with Elektra Records to become Elektra/Asylum Records, 
with Asylum's founder, David Geffen in charge.
No 2
1974
to
.
 
 Curved top  Glued left/right  
No 3
.
to
.
 
   Curved top  Glued left/right  
No 4
.
to
1981
 
   Curved top  Glued left/right  
No 5 a
1981
to
.
665 Fifth Ave.
   Curved top  Glued left/right  
No 5 b
.
to
7 69725 - 1984
665 Fifth Ave.
   Curved top  Glued left/right  
 
No 6
7 69720 - may 1984
to 
7 69720 - 1984
665 Fifth Avenue
   Curved top  Inside glued  
No 7
7 69669 - dec 1984
to 
.
75 Rockefeller Plaza
   Curved top  Glued left/right  
Reissues
R 1 a
Spun Gold
Reissues
 
   Curved top  Inside glued  
R 1 b
Spun Gold
Reissues
 
   Curved top  Inside glued  
R 2
Spun Gold
Reissues
 
   Cut straight  Inside glued  
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Contact for corrections : erlmehl@online.no
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Thanks to John Villanova, New York for scans and info in this section
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Thanks to  Steve Kolanjian, New York for scans and in this section
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45 Discography for Asylum Records from Global Dog Productions
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