Kapp Records was a record company started in 1955 by David Kapp, brother of Jack Kapp (who had set up American Decca Records in 1934). Kapp licensed its records to London Records for release in the UK. A subsidiary Leader Records was launched to release more "middle of the road" material. Jack Kapp is the founder of Kapp Records based in New York. ... Decca Records is a British record label established in 1929. ... London Records was a record label headquartered in the United Kingdom marketing records in the United States and Latin America from 1947 through the 1980s. ... Leader Records was a subsidiary of Kapp Records, featuring more Middle Of the Road material. ...
In 1967 David sold his label to MCA Records, in 1972 MCA released the last Kapp Record. The Music Corporation of America, commonly known as MCA, is a United States based corporation in the music business. ...
Artists on the Kapp label included Burt Bacharach and the American releases of British rock acts The Searchers and Budgie. Burt Bacharach (born May 12, 1928 in Kansas City, Missouri) is a Jewish-American pianist and composer. ... The Searchers are a British rock act who emerged as part of the Merseybeat era along with The Beatles, The Swinging Blue Jeans and Gerry and the Pacemakers. ... Budgie is a hard rock and roll band from Cardiff, Wales. ...
Share your thoughts, questions and commentary here
Want to know more? Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:
Press Releases |
The Wikipedia article included on this page is licensed under the
Images may be subject to relevant owners' copyright.
All other elements are (c) copyright NationMaster.com 2003-5. All Rights Reserved.
Usage implies agreement with terms, 1022, m