[78-L] Webpage about 78 by Capitol of Canada

David Lennick dlennick at sympatico.ca
Wed Jun 1 16:16:43 PDT 2011

"Charm Records", sorry..that was the Phil Spitalny label pressed here by Regal. 
And to clarify one point, I have "You Call EVerybody darling" on Regal so 
there's no sense to his displaying the Regent label as a Canadian issue.

Check his page on Capitol's 6000 lp series..some of those covers were really 


On 6/1/2011 7:13 PM, David Lennick wrote:
> I'm not sure where he's getting his information..there's no such thing as a
> Canadian Capitol pressing prior to 1949. And why does he display the American
> label for the Al Trace when he's emphasizing Regal pressing it in Canada? Regal
> DID have rights to a lot of small American labels including Phil Spitooney
> (that Christmas album turns up a lot) and Savoy and Regent for jazz. Sparton
> also pressed Musicana (which had Musicraft, Black&  White and a lot of other
> indy labels up here, even Coral for a time), Gala (mostly Dwight Fiske),
> Monogram (had Apollo and other jazz as well as original Canadian stuff), London
> (till 1951), and many times you don't know who was the Canadian distributor
> since one is rarely named. I presume Regal had to drop all its independent
> labels once it got rights to Capitol, and the name became Capitol Records of
> Canada Limited. Pressings were quite variable, by the way, and usually very
> fragile..but occasionally you'd get a shellac/vinyl mix and sometimes a
> laminated pressing from them because the plant also pressed Columbia. I've had
> "It's In The Book" on all 3 types of material on Canadian Capitol.
> dl
> On 6/1/2011 6:47 PM, agp wrote:
>> Hey
>> Just found this:
>> http://www.capitol6000.com/first78.html
>> Some good pics and history
>> T

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