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MEL-O-DY
US Label and Company Sleeve 1962-1988

Label

M 101 - jul 1962
to
M 121 - apr 1965
Mel-O-Dy started in July of 1962 as a soul/R&B subsidiary, but by 1965 it had evolved into a country outlet for Motown Records. Some of the initial artists were Lamont Dozier, The Vells (Martha and the Vandellas in disguise) and the Pirates (The Temptations also in disguise). Later established country artists included Bruce Channel and Dorsey Burnette.
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Sleeve
Range
Front
Back
Details
No 1
M 111 - 1964
to
M 121 - 1965
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 M 101 to M 110 came in plain brown or white sleeve
 Curved top  Glued left/right . Ref 124
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Contact for corrections : erlmehl@online.no
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Thanks to John Villanova and Steve Kolanjian, New York for scans and info in this section
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  Repro sleeves available from Big Boppa Records
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45 Discography for Mel-o-dy  Records from Global Dog Productions
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