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Revised 20/5/11

HICKORY
US Labels and Company Sleeves 1954-1979

Labels

2510 Franklin Road
No perimeter print
No "Inc."
"Inc." added
1001 - 1954
to
1125 - 1960
1122 - 1960
Occasionally
1126 - 1960
to
1152 - 1961
1157 - 1961
to
1160 - 1962
Hickory Records was founded by Acuff-Rose Music in 1954.
It was primarily a country label, but pop and rock artists also were on the label.
No ®
® added
® added (moved left)
Hickory Records Inc.
1163 - 1962
to
1214 - 1963
1222 - 1963
to
1338 - 1965
1308 - 1965
1332 - 1965
to
1673 - may 1973
MGM distribution
MGM distribution
ABC/Hickory
H 301 - jun 1973
to
H 373 - may 1976
HG 1001
to
HG 1006
Reissues
 AH 54001 - oct 1976
to
AH 54010 - 1977
ABC/Hickory
ABC/Hickory
ABC/Hickory
MCA/Hickory
AH 54024 - 1978
to
.
AH 54036 - 1978
to
.
.
to
AH 54043 - 1979
1979
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Sleeves
Range
Front
Back
Details
No 1
.
to
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2510 Franklin Rd.
 Cut straight/notch  Inside glued  
No 2
.
to
.
Nashville, Tenn.
. Ref 158  Curved top  Inside glued  
No 3
.
to
1159 - 1961
Nashville, Tenn.
   Curved top  Inside glued  
No 4
1159- 1961
to
.
Nashville, Tenn.
. Ref 158A  Curved top  Inside glued  
No 5
.
to
1673 - 1973
2510 Franklin Road
   Curved top  Inside glued  
No 6
H 301 - 1973
to
H 373 - 1976
..
For sleeve details
(different types)
See MGM records
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   Curved top  Glued left/right  
No 7
AH 54001 - 1976
to
.
abc Records
....
   Curved top  Inside glued  
No 8
.
to
AH 54043 - 1979
abc Records
....
   Curved top  Inside glued  
No 9
1979
© 1972
100 Universal City Plaza
   Curved top or notch  Glued left/right   
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Contact for corrections : erlmehl@online.no
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Thanks to Jim Ronat, Highland, Illinois for scans in this section
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Thanks to Rick Johnson, Cleveland, Ohio for scans in this section
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Thanks to Gary L. Anderson, Albany, NY  for scans in this section
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Thanks to Jim Barnes - Top 40 Research - Australia  for scans in this section
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  Repro sleeves available from Big Boppa Records
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45 Discography for Hickory Records from Global Dog Productions
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