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Encyclopedia > Reprise Records
Reprise Records
Image:Reprise records.jpg
Parent company Warner Music Group
Founded 1960
Founder(s) Frank Sinatra
Distributing label Warner Bros. Records (US)
WEA (outside the US)
Genre(s) Various
Country of origin US
Official Website http://repriserecords.com/

Reprise Records is an American record label, owned by Warner Music Group, operated through Warner Bros. Records. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Warner Music Group (WMG) is one of the four major record labels. ... Francis Albert Sinatra (December 12, 1915 – May 14, 1998) was an American singer and Academy Award-winning actor, often cited as the finest male American popular song vocalist of the 20th century. ... 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... 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... 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. ... Warner Bros. ...


Company history

Reprise was originally formed in 1960 by Frank Sinatra in order to allow more artistic freedom for his own recordings. Fellow Rat Pack members Dean Martin and Sammy Davis, Jr. also moved to the label. Stand up comedian Redd Foxx also recorded for the label during its fledgling years. The label still issues any Sinatra work recorded while on the label and, after his death in 1998, it had great success with his greatest hits collections. See also: 1959 in music, other events of 1960, 1961 in music, 1960s in music and the list of years in music // Events January 14 - Elvis Presley is promoted to Sergeant in the U.S. Army February 6 - Songwriter Jesse Belvin dies in an automobile accident in Los Angeles, California. ... Francis Albert Sinatra (December 12, 1915 – May 14, 1998) was an American singer and Academy Award-winning actor, often cited as the finest male American popular song vocalist of the 20th century. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... This article is about the entertainer. ... Redd Foxx (December 9, 1922 - October 11, 1991), born John Elroy Sanford, was an American comedian best known for his starring role on the television sitcom Sanford and Son. ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean [1]. // Coated in ice, power and telephone lines sag and often break, resulting in power outages. ...


Reprise was sold to Warner Bros. Records in early 1963. In the time since, Warner Bros. has often treated Reprise as a bit of a secondary parent label, as many of its subsidiary labels have had their records released in conjunction with Reprise. Warner Bros. ... 1963 (MCMLXIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (the link is to a full 1963 calendar). ...


In the late 1970s, as Joni Mitchell and Captain Beefheart had left the label, Sinatra expressed a wish to be the sole artist on Reprise, but Neil Young refused to leave. Joni Mitchell, CC (born Roberta Joan Anderson on November 7, 1943) is a noted Canadian musician, songwriter, and painter. ... Don Van Vliet (born Don Glen Vliet on January 15, 1941 in Glendale, California) is a musician and visual artist, best known by the pseudonym Captain Beefheart. ... Neil Percival Young[1] OM (born November 12, 1945, Toronto, Ontario) is a Canadian singer-songwriter, guitarist, and film director. ...


Today it is home to such artists as The Smashing Pumpkins, The Used, Neil Young, Mastodon, Eric Clapton, Jeff Lynne, Green Day, Fleetwood Mac, Josh Groban and My Chemical Romance. Reprise is also the US label for British band Depeche Mode. The Smashing Pumpkins are an American alternative rock band that formed in Chicago in 1988. ... The Used is an alternative rock band from Orem, Utah // Demos from the Basement The Used formed in Orem, Utah in the mid-1990s. ... Neil Percival Young[1] OM (born November 12, 1945, Toronto, Ontario) is a Canadian singer-songwriter, guitarist, and film director. ... Mastodons or Mastodonts are members of the extinct genus Mammut of the order Proboscidea and form the family Mammutidae; they resembled, but were distinct from, the woolly mammoth which belongs to the family Elephantidae. ... The famous Clapton is God graffiti Eric Patrick Clapton CBE (born 30 March 1945), nicknamed Slowhand, is a Grammy Award winning English guitarist, singer and composer, who is one of the most successful musicians of the 20th century,[1] garnering an unprecedented three inductions into the Rock and Roll Hall... Jeff Lynne (born 30 December 1947) is an English rock songwriter, singer, guitarist and record producer. ... Green Day is an American rock band band comprising three core members: Billie Joe Armstrong (guitar, lead vocals), Mike Dirnt (bass, backing vocals) and Tré Cool (drums). ... This article or section is not written in the formal tone expected of an encyclopedia article. ... Joshua Winslow Groban (born February 27, 1981) is a Grammy-nominated American singer/songwriter known for his mature and lyrical baritone voice. ... My Chemical Romance (also shortened to My Chem or MCR) is an American Alternative rock band. ... Depeche Mode are a popular electronic music band formed in 1980 in Essex, England. ...


It was formerly home to the Jimi Hendrix and the Barenaked Ladies' catalogs in the US. This article or section is not written in the formal tone expected of an encyclopedia article. ... Barenaked Ladies (often abbreviated BNL or occasionally BnL) is a Canadian alternative rock band currently composed of Jim Creeggan, Kevin Hearn, Steven Page, Ed Robertson, Tyler Stewart, and formerly Andy Creeggan. ... 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...


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Reprise Records Story (627 words)
Reprise Records was started by Frank Sinatra in 1960 as a vehicle for his own recordings, and the recordings of his Las Vegas pals, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr.
Sinatra sold Reprise to Warner Brothers in 1963.
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Reprise Records - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (254 words)
Reprise Records is an American record label, owned by Warner Music Group, operated through Warner Bros. Records.
Reprise was originally formed in 1960 by Frank Sinatra in order to allow more artistic freedom for his own recordings.
Reprise was sold to Warner Brothers Records in early 1963.
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