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Revised 8/4/12

WESTBOUND
US Labels and Company Sleeves 1969-1979

Labels

Independent
Independent
No perimeter print
Janus distribution
W 143 - 1969
to
W 156 - 1970
W 150 - 1970
to
W 157 - 1970
W 156 - 1970
W 158 - 1970
to
W 229 - 1974
Westbound Records was founded by Armen Boladian in Detroit in 1969. The label's most successful act was Funkadelic and its biggest hit was "The Americans" recorded by local news reporter Byron MacGregor in 1974.
20th Fox distribution
20th Fox distribution
Atlantic distribution
Eastbound
WT 5001 - 1975
to
WT 5005 - 1975
WT 5009 - 1975
to
WT 5029 - 1976
WT 55400 - 1977
to
WT 55421 - 1979
E 600 - 1972
to
E 630 - 1974
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Sleeves
Range
Front
Back
Details
No 1
W 158 - 1970
to
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1700 Broadway
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 Curved top   Glued left/right   
No 2
.
to
W 229 - 1974
Chess/Janus
   Curved top   Glued left/right  
No 3
WT 5001 - 1975
to
WT 5005 - 1975
   Curved top   Inside glued   
No 4
WT 5009 - 1975
to
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Thin paper
   Curved top  Inside glued   
 
No 5
.
to
WT 5029 - 1976
Thicker paper
   Curved top  Inside glued   
No 6
WT 55400 - 1977
to
1978
75 Rockefeller Plaza
   Curved top  Inside glued  
No 7
1978
to
WT 55421 - 1979
75 Rockefeller Plaza
   Curved top  Glued left/right  
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