Note the Notes: An Illustrated History of the Columbia Record Label, 1901-1958


Michael Sherman & Kurt Nauck

Paperback, 6" x 9", 64 pp, w/approx. 200 full color illustrations (List $16)

The definitive guide to the evolution of the Columbia 78 rpm record label. This booklet features approximately 200 label illustrations, all in glorious full color. The first half chronicles the development of Columbia's standard label (from Climax to CBS), and the second half illustrates many of Columbia's specialty, subsidiary and client labels. Included are chapters on advertising & promotional issues, children's records, foreign & ethnic labels, movie & radio transcriptions plus special pressings, test pressings and vanity recordings. Absolutely essential for the label collector, and a real bargain to boot!