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COMMAND
US Labels and Company Sleeves 1959-1970

Labels

© 1959 Award Publishing
Mfd. by Grand Award
Mfd. by Grand Award
ABC Records
RS 4011 - 1959
to
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RS 4045 - 1964
to
RS 4085 - 1966
RS 4091 - 1966
to
RS 4126 - 1969
RS 4126 - 1969
to
RS 4134 - 1970
A subsidiary of  Grand Award Records founded by Enoch Light (performer and creator of the LP gatefold sleeve) and George Schwager in 1955. Command was best known for audiophile quality releases from middle-of-the-road / lounge music acts.
In October 1959, Grand Award and its 4 subsidiaries; Audition, Colortone, Command and Waldorf Music Hall, were purchased by Am-Par - owner of ABC-Paramount Records.
Founder Enoch Light left the ABC umbrella label in 1966 to form Project 3 Records. 
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Sleeves
Range
Front
Back
Details
 
No 1
RS 4011 - 1959
to
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© 1959 Award
Publishing Corporation
Cleveland Place,
Harrison, N.J.
 Cut straight  Inside glued  
No 2
RS 4126 - 1969
to
RS 4134 - 1970
ABC Records
1330 Avenue of the Americas
   Curved top  Inside glued  
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