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Revised 14/10/11

COLGEMS
US Labels and Company Sleeves 1966-1970

Labels

Lines - no (R)
Lines - large (R)
No lines - small (R)
Colgems logo
66 1001 - aug 1966
to 
66 1006 - may 1967
66 1006 - may 1967
to 
66 1016 - mar 1968
66 1017 - may 1968
66 5000 - 1968
to 
66 1037 - jun 1969
66 5004 - jun 1969
1000=mono, 5000=stereo
66 1038
66 5004 - jun 1969
to
66 5014 - nov 1970
Label discontinued
Colgems Records existed from august 1966 to 1970. The label was a joint venture between Screen Gems (Columbia's TV-division), Columbia Pictures and RCA Records, to issue records by The Monkees and other Screen Gems artists.
When The Monkees' hits dried out by the end of 1968, Colgems  picked up the slack from Colpix Records and issued soundtrack albums from Columbia motion pictures until it closed in late 1970.
The catalogue was transferred to Columbia Picture's Bell Records.
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Sleeves
Range
Front
Back
Details
 No 1
66 1004 - 1967
to
Late 1969
 Curved top  Inside glued  
 No 2
Late 1969
to
66 5014 - 1970
   Curved top - high top  Inside glued  
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