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ROLLING STONES
US Labels and Company Sleeves 1971-1986

Labels

Dist. by Atco
1841 B'way
Dist. by Atlantic
1841 Bway
Dist. by Atlantic
75 Rockefeller Plaza
RS 19100 - 1971
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RS 19105 - 1973
1974
to
1976
The label was formed by Rolling Stones members in 1970, after their recording contract with London Records expired. The label was initially headed by 
Marshall Chess, the son of Chess Records founder Leonard Chess.
Rolling Stones Records never made much of an effort to sign outside artists
Dist. by Atlantic
75 Rockefeller Plaza
A Warner...
(C) 1986 Promotone B.V.
Columbia Distribution

1978
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1984
1986
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Sleeve
Range
Front
Back
Details
No 1
RS 19100 - 1971
to
RS 19105 - 1973
Heavy cardboard stock
 Cut straight  Inside glued  
No 2
1974
to
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75 Rockefeller Plaza
   Curved top  Inside glued  
No 3
1978
to
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75 Rockefeller Plaza
   Curved top  Glued left/right  
No 4
.
to
1984
75 Rockefeller Plaza
   Curved top  Glued left/right  
No 5
1986
to
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Used when not in picture sleeve.
"Mixed Emotions"
came this way.
   Curved top  Glued left/right  
When "Hang Fire" was released as a single in 1982, Atlantic must have found a lot of leftover sleeves from the seventies, and issued the single with the tongue sleeve. Many collectors actually bought copies of the single to replace worn or missing tongue sleeves.
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