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Encyclopedia > East West Records
East West Records
Image:eastwest2.jpg
Parent company Warner Music Group
Founded 1955
Distributing label East West Records (US)
WEA (Outside the US)
Genre(s) Rock
Country of origin US
Official Website Official site of East West Records

East West Records is an American record label, owned by Warner Music Group, and operates under WMG's Independent Label Group. ImageMetadata File history File links Eastwest2. ... Warner Music Group (WMG) is one of the four major record labels. ... The Wea Plains, a historical marker near the extinct town of Granville in Tippecanoe County, Indiana. ... For other uses, see Rock music (disambiguation). ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... This does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Warner Music Group (WMG) is one of the four major record labels. ...


History

Upon its creation in 1955 by Atlantic Records, the label had one hit with The Kingsmen and went into hibernation until 1990, when Atlantic revamped the imprint as EastWest Records America. Atlantic senior VP Sylvia Rhone was appointed Chairman/CEO of the fledgling label. 1955 (MCMLV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Atlantic Records (Atlantic Recording Corporation) is an American record label, and operates as a wholly owned subsidiary of Warner Music Group. ... The Kingsmen were a rock band from Portland, Oregon who rose suddenly to fame with their recording of Richard Berrys Louie, Louie. ... MCMXC redirects here; for the Enigma album, see MCMXC a. ... Sylvia Rhone began her music career in 1974 with Buddha Records. ...


Under Rhone's leadership, EastWest shot to mega success with several multiplatinum acts, such as: Simply Red, En Vogue, Pantera, Yo-Yo, Das EFX, Snow, Gerald Levert, AC/DC, Missy Elliot and MC Lyte. EastWest also distributed other imprints, such as: Interscope Records, Motor Jams Records, Mecca Don Records and The Goldmind Inc. Simply Red are an English pop band. ... En Vogue is a Grammy nominated American female R&B vocal quartet assembled by music producers Denzil Foster and Thomas McElroy, formerly of the disco group Club Nouveau. ... Pantera was an American heavy metal band from Arlington, Texas, that formed in 1981. ... Cover from the You Better Ask Somebody album. ... Das EFX is an American hip-hop group. ... This article is about Snow, the musician. ... Gerald Levert (July 13, 1966 - November 10, 2006) was an American R&B singer, one of several from the musical Levert family. ... This article is about the band. ... Missy Elliott on the cover of her album Missy Elliott (born Melissa Arnette Elliott on July 1, 1971 in Portsmouth, Virginia), formerly known as Missy Misdemeanor Elliott, is the first female hip hop superstar, known for a long series of hits including The Rain, Shes A Bitch, Get Ur... MC Lyte (born Lana Michele Moorer on October 11, 1971 in Queens, New York) is a female rap artist. ... Interscope Records is an American record label, owned by Universal Music Group, and operates as one third of UMGs Interscope-Geffen-A&M label group. ... The Goldmind, Inc. ...

logo designed by Laurence Dunmore Design; used from 1990-2000
logo designed by Laurence Dunmore Design; used from 1990-2000

In 1991, EastWest merged with its Atlantic sister label Atco Records, briefly calling itself “Atco/Eastwest Records.” The following year, Atco's name was dropped and the company continued to operate under the EastWest name once more. Whilst in the United Kingdom, the brand was applied to many of the WEA artists such as Simply Red, Chris Rea and The Beloved. Image File history File links Eastwest1. ... 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Atco Records is an American record label owned by Warner Music Group, currently operating through WMGs Rhino Entertainment. ... Simply Red are an English pop band. ... Christopher Anton Rea (born 4 March 1951) is a successful English singer-songwriter, from Middlesbrough. ... The Beloved is a British electronic music group. ...


In 1994, Rhone was appointed Chairman and CEO of Atlantic's sister label Elektra Records. At the time, EastWest (along with most of its roster) also broke away from the Atlantic umbrella to continue to operate under Rhone at Elektra. See also: 1994 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 1994 Record labels established in 1994 other events of 1994 list of years in music 1990s in music // January 29 - The Supremes Mary Wilson is injured when her jeep hits a freeway median and flips over just outside of Los... The phrase Chairman of the Board has several meanings: Chairman of the Board is the term used to denote the leader of a corporations board of directors. ... Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is the job of having the ultimate executive responsibility or authority within an organization or corporation. ... Elektra Records is an American record label owned by Warner Music Group, and today operates under Atlantic Records Group. ...


By the new millennium, budget cuts at Warner Music Group forced Elektra to deactivate EastWest Records, dropping some of its acts while others were shifted over to Elektra itself. In 2004, Time Warner sold Warner Music Group to private investors. Subsequently, more budget cuts were made, this time resulting in Elektra Records to be absorbed into Atlantic. shelby was here 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Time Warner Inc. ...


In 2005, WMG reactived the East West imprint as an in-house "indie" rock label, which primarily markets and distributes other rock music-based labels. East West today operates under Warner's Independent Label Group. See also: 2005 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 2005 Record labels established in 2005 other events of 2005 list of years in music 2000s in music January 1 - In most of Europe, copyright expired on a number of classic pop and rock and roll songs recorded in 1954... In popular music, indie music (from independent) is any of a number of genres, scenes, subcultures and stylistic and cultural attributes, characterised by perceived independence from commercial pop music and mainstream culture and an autonomous, do-it-yourself (DIY) approach. ... Rock is a form of popular music, usually featuring vocals (often with vocal harmony), electric guitars, and a strong back beat; other instruments, such as the saxophone, are common in some styles, however saxophones have been omitted from newer subgenres of rock music since the 90s. ...


See also

East West Records Labels
Adeline Records | Better Looking Records | The Bevonshire Label | Broken English | Fearless Records | Floodgate Records | Liberty & Lament | Montalban Hotel | One Big Spark | One Eleven Records | Perfect Game Recording Co. | Pluto Records | Tent Show | Triple Crown Records | Volcom Entertainment | We Put Out Records

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