45-SLEEVES - HOME
Revised 24/10/13

BLUE NOTE
US Labels and Company Sleeves 1955-1988

Labels

47 W. 63rd Street
43 W. 61st Street
43 W. 61st Street
A Divison of Liberty
45 1630 - 1955
to
45 1759 - 1959
45 1768 - 1960
to
45 1862 - 1963
45 1868 - 1963
to
45 1923 - 1966
45 1928 - 1967
to
45 1955 - 1969
Blue Note Records is a jazz record label, established in 1939 by Alfred Lion and Max Margulis. Francis Wolff became involved shortly afterwards. It derives its name from the characteristic "blue notes" of jazz and the blues. Blue Note Records is currently owned by the EMI group.
Liberty UA Inc.
United Artists
United Artists
SBN 1955 - 1969
to
SBN 1965 - 1970
.
to
1972 - 1972
BN XW 216 - 1972
to
.
United Artists
United Artists
Capitol
BN XW 592 - 1974
to
BN XW 1009 - 1977
BN XW 1007 - 1977
B 50001 - 1985
to
B 50119 - 1988
..........
Sleeves
Range
Front
Back
Details
No 1
BN 1955 - 1969
to
.
Text starts below "Blue"
.
 Curved top   Inside glued   
No 2
.
to
BN 1965 - 1970
Text starts below "Records"
   Curved top   Inside glued   
No 3
1973
to
.
© MCMLXXIII
United Artists Records Inc.
   Curved top  Inside glued  
No 4
.
to
1977
© MCMLXXIII
United Artists Records Inc.
   Cut straight  Inside glued  
No 5
B 50001 - 1985
to
B 50119 - 1988
Capitol Records
MIC 41508
   Curved top   Glued left/right  
..
Contact for corrections : erlmehl@online.no
......
...Thanks to Jim Ronat, Highland, Illinois for scans in this section
.....
Thanks to Gary L. Anderson Albany, NY  for scans in this section
....
Thanks to Johan Alberda, Berlin, Germany for scans in this section
....
Thanks to Franz Zeleny, Austria for scans in this section
...
Thanks to Bill Eaton, Tulsa, Oklahoma  for scans in this section
.......
Thanks to Sam Mathis, Jacksonville, Florida for scans in this section
...
45 Discography for Blue Note Records from Global Dog Productions
.....