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VENTURE
US Label and Company Sleeve 1967-1982

Labels

MGM distribution
Independent
VE 605 - 1967
to
VE 639 - 1969
101 - 1979
to
149 - 1982
Venture Records (first label) was formed in late 1967 by MGM as an outlet for their soul acts. The label was run by former Motown A&R director William "Mickey" Stevenson with help from many other Motown exiles. The company was based in Los Angeles.
Venture Records (second label) was owned by Tony Camillo and Cecile Barker. They operated out of several addresses until 1982. 
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No 1
1979
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1982
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