The Famous Charisma Label 1969 - 1986

CHARISMA LABEL The Famous Charisma Label 1969 - 1986 (Amazing 2008 Russian limited edition 352-page A4 sized book by Yuri Grishin, a labour of love that details everything there is to know about Charisma, B&C & Trojan Records including label & sleeve variants, logos & matrices plus several interviews. This encyclopaedic reference is lavishly illustrated throughout in full colour with over 1000 pictures - every label & sleeve variant - Volume Three in this very collectable series.With full text in Russian & English, this is an essential item for any collector!)
** Limited to just 1000 copies signed by the author! **

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Release Date 24th Oct 2008
Release Year 2008 - 11 years ago
Condition Unless stated otherwise in the description above, all items are in at least excellent condition - so please read our descriptions carefully. We try to sell items as close to Mint condition as possible, and many will indeed be close to brand new and/or unplayed. Others may be 'used' - and all will meet our strict grading and are 100% guaranteed.
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Record Label Collectable Records
Complete Stock List Go to Charisma Records
Product Catalogue No ISBN978-5-903455-15-7
Music Genre
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The third book in this series is about the Famous Charisma label which was founded by Tony Stratton Smith in 1969.
Limited edition of just 1000 copies with each copy signed by the author.

Languages - Russian & English
Height - 11,5 inches (290 mm)
Width - 8,5 inches (215 mm)
Number of pages - 352
Number of pictures - approx. 1800
Labels - 760
Sleeves - 261
This book, the third in 'The Famous British Collectable Record Labels' series, concentrates on the Charisma record label. Also featured is B&C Records, which had been closely associated with Charisma label for more than five years. So, after the main story, a brief outline of B&C Records and its subsidiary labels like Stable, Pegasus and Mooncrest follows, beginning with its launch in 1963. Getting ground in music recording industry, B&C promoted artists, which performed ska, bluebeat, rock-steady and, a bit later, reggae music. So, also covered are a number of B&C subsidiaries, the most prominent of which was Trojan Records, and also such interesting labels as Treasure Isle, Amalgamated, Big Shot, Down Town, Clandisc, and others.

This book, as well as the previous books in the series, offers an extensive description of the label designs of the above mentioned record-labels, all provided with illustrations. Practically all the albums mentioned in the book are much in demand with record collectors.

The book also contains interviews by artists and engineers, namely Martin Cockerham, the founder of the British folk-band Spirogyra, singer/songwriter and guitarist Keith Christmas, and mastering engineers John 'Jonz' Dent, George 'Porky' Peckham and Tony 'Tone' Bridge. It would not have been possible for the interviews with John, George and Tony but for the help of Denis Blackham (from Skye Mastering).

We are sure that this book will receive a warm welcome from record collectors and fans of British pop-music of the 60-70s alike, just like the previous volumes - ‘Island Records 1962 - 1977’ and ‘Harvest Records 1969 - 1980’.
Contents :-
B&C and other short stories
Stable Records
B&C Records
Pegasus Records
Mooncrest Records
Illustrated guide
Stable Records
B&C Records
Pegasus Records
Mooncrest Records
Interview with Martin Cockerham
Interview with Tony Bridge
Charisma Label
The cover printers
The inner sleeves
PRE Records
Interview with George Peckham
Interview with John Dent
Illustrated guide
CAS Series
CDS Series
CLASS Series
CS Series
Other Series
PRE Records
The Cover gallery
Interview with Keith Christmas
Price Guide

Recording Artist Charisma Records
Product Title The Famous Charisma Label 1969 - 1986
Product Information Charisma Records The Famous Charisma Label 1969 - 1986 Russia book.
Language All tracks are sung in English, unless otherwise stated in our description.
Additional info Deleted - A deleted or out-of-print item is one that is no longer manufactured. However, we stock thousands of out-of-print formats and we specialise in tracking down out-of-print, deleted and hard-to-find releases.
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