Island Records 1962 - 1977

ISLAND RECORDS Island Records 1962 - 1977 (2016 digital edition of the amazing 2007 Russian limited edition 352 page A4 sized book by Yuri Grishin, supplied as a PDF on a branded USB stick, that details all there is to know about Island Records. This encyclopaedic reference is lavishly illustrated throughout in full colour with over 1400 pictures - every label & sleeve variant [e.g. Bronze, Chrysalis, Blue Thumb, Sue]. With full text in Russian & English, this is an essential item forany collector!)

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Product Availability Last 2 copies in stock. Order now for shipping on Monday 8th June
Release Date 1st Jun 2016
Release Year 2016 - 4 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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Format Universal Media
Record Label Collectable Records
Complete Stock List Go to Island Records
Product Catalogue No ISBN 5-98006-016-2
Music Genre Folk, Singer/Songwriter, Rock, POP, 70s Artists, Reggae, 70s Rock, 60s Rock, Progressive, ZTT
Country Comes from Russia Comes from 'Russia'
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Island Records 1962 - 1977
by Yuri Grishin
ISBN 5-98006-016-2

Language - Russian, English
Length - 352 pages
Number of pictures - approx. 1400, coloured
Labels - over 600
Sleeves - 270

- Introduction
- Acknowledgements
- Interview with Denis Blackham (cutting engineer, Skye Mastering)
- The cutting process (by Denis Blackham)
- Description of label design (original and subsequent labels)
- Island (black, white, all 'pink' (3 variations of the 1st, & 3 diff. variat. of the 3rd), pink rim 'palm tree', blue rim 'palm tree' & black/pink labels
- Bronze (6 different variations),
- Sue,
- Chrysalis (ILPS & CHR series),
- Blue Thumb
- About stampers & matrix numbers
- Headquarters address (beginning from Cambridge Rd. until 22 st Peter's Square)
- Logos (all logos within this period)
- Covers & inner sleeves (outer cover printers)
- Illustrated guide of Island Records:
Keith & Enid, Derrick Morgan, Silver Stars Steel Band, Jimmy McGriff, Ernest Rangling, Inez & Chrlie Foxx, Jackie Edwards, The Soul Sisters, Huey 'Piano' Smith, Elmore James, Larry Williams, The Bluesbusters, Lee Dorsey, Billy Preston, The Righteous Brothers, John Foster, Robert Parker, Wynder K. Frogg, Pakistani Soul Session, Ray Barretto, Bob & Earl, John Martyn, Traffic, Jimmy Cliff, Art, Joyce Bond, The Spencer Davis Group, The Merrymen, Jethro Tull, Nirvana, Spooky Tooth, Tramline, Free, Fairport Convention, Bama Winds, The White Noise, Clouds, Blodwyn Pig, Nick Drake, Dr. Strangely Strange, Mott The Hoople, Quintessence, King Crimson, John & Beverley Martyn, Renaissanse, Cat Stevens, Bronco, Fotheringay, McDonald & Giles, If, Alan Bown, Emerson Lake & Palmer, The Amazing Blondel, Incredible String Band, Uriah Heep, Mike Heron, Mick Abrahams, Mountain, Heads Hands & Feet, Paladin, Tir Na Nog, Juicy Lucy, Procol Harum, Luther Grosvenor, Mike Harrison, Colosseum, Tony Hazzard, Sutherland Brothers Band, Kossoff Kirke Tetsu Rabbit, Michael McGear, Dick Heckstall-Smith, richard Thompson, Smith-Perkins-Smith, Roxy Music, Dave Mason, Dan Hicks & His Hot Licks, Sandy Denny,Tempest, Ken Hensley, Stomu Yamash'ta, Sharks, Rabbit, McGuinness Flint, Bryan Ferry, Bob Dylan, Kevin Ayers, Paul Kossoff, Manfred Mann's Earth Band, Eno, Sparks, Andy MacKay, Bad Company, Bob Marley, Jade Warrior, John Cale, Ronnie Lane, Jim Capaldi, Colosseum, Robert Palmer, Automatic Man, Illusion, Rough Diamond, Kwaku Baah & Ganoua, Ian Gillan Band, Robin Williams, Henry Wolff & Nancy Hennings, Ashley Hutchings, John Surman, Grimms, Sun Treader, Fripp & Eno, Quiet Sun, The Fania All Stars, Albion Country Band, Various Artists
- Cover gallery
- Appendix (label variations)
- Price guide (ILP 900, ILPS 9000 - 9499, Help, IWP(S), etc.)
- Index

This is a digital PDF version of the long sold out book & will be supplied on a branded USB stick.

Recording Artist Island Records
Product Title Island Records 1962 - 1977
Product Information Island Records Island Records 1962 - 1977 Russia Universal Media.
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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