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DEF JAM
US Labels and Company Sleeves 1985-1990

Labels

38 05665 - 1985
to
38 08072 - 1988
38 68555 - 1989
to
38 73609 - 1990
Def Jam Records was created in 1984 by Rick Rubin in his dorm room at New York University. By 1992, despite recent multi-platinum selling releases from ONYX, LL Cool J., Public Enemy, and EPMD, Def Jam ran into severe financial troubles and was faced with folding.
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Sleeves
Range
Front
Back
Details
No 1
1985
to
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Manufactured by
Columbia Records
CBS Inc.
   Curved top  Inside glued  
No 2
.
to
1990
Manufactured by
Columbia Records
CBS Inc.
 Cut straight  Inside glued  
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Thanks to Rick Johnson, Cleveland, Ohio for scans in this section
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Thanks to Bill Eaton, Tulsa, Oklahoma  for scans in this section
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