CBS Records Canada Ltd.

CBS Records Canada Ltd.

Profile:
The Canadian branch of Columbia/CBS, operating under this name (and French name CBS Disques Canada Ltée) from 08 June 1976 until 14 December 1990, when it was renamed to Sony Music Entertainment (Canada) Inc. (previous name Columbia Records of Canada, Ltd. 1954-1976). Headquartered in Don Mills suburb of Toronto since 1960.
The company also operated a vinyl pressing and tape duplication plant in Don Mills, please see Columbia Records Pressing Plant, Don Mills, ON for advice on entering credits for lacquer cutting, plating, pressing and tape duplication.

NOTE: On most Canadian releases, the company name appears in both English and in French, In these cases, please credit both entities in LCCN and state in release notes where to find which version.
Some Francophone releases will only have the French name of the label on them.

Also referred to as:
- CBS Records Canada, Ltd.
- CBS Canada Ltd.
- CBS Records Of Canada, Ltd.

CBS Records Canada Ltd. / CBS Disques Canada Ltée printed date codes on their vinyl 12" releases from ca. 1977 to ca. 1989. The codes appear on the spine or in the fine print on the back cover preceding manufacturing credits. Not all releases have the date codes printed on them. The format is a letter followed by one or two digits indicating month and year as follows:

A = January
B = February
C = March
D = April
E = May
F = June
G = July
H = August
I = September
J = October
K = November
L - December

7 = 1977
8 = 1978
9 = 1979
80 = 1980
81 = 1981
82 = 1982
83 = 1983
84 = 1984
85 = 1985
86 = 1986
87 = 1987
88 = 1988
89 = 1989

In some cases there may be a space (e.g., C 82) , a slash (e.g., D/87) or a dash (e.g., K-85) between the letter and the numbers - please enter as it appears on release in the BaOI section as Other. It is helpful to enter where it appears on the release (spine or back cover) in the description field. If there is no other conflicting information on the release, it is acceptable to use the date code for the month and year of release.
Sublabels
Parent Label:
Contact Info:
1121 Leslie St.,
Don Mills
Ontario M3C 2J9
Canada
(contact info now obsolete)
[l138683]

Label


Cat#  Artist Title (Format) Label Cat#  Country Year
1E4-3130 Dancando Lambada  album cover Kaoma Dancando Lambada(7", Single) Epic 1E4-3130 Canada 1989 Sell This Version
1T1-7424 Mr. Country  album cover George Jones (2) Mr. Country(Cass, Comp, Club, Dol) Picc-A-Dilly 1T1-7424 Canada 1980 Sell This Version
1T1-7726 Gold & Platinum Volume Two  album cover Various Gold & Platinum Volume Two(Cass, Comp, Club, A&B) Realm Records, Realm Records 1T1-7726 Canada 1986 Sell This Version
1T1 7765 Gold & Platinum Volume Three  album cover Various Gold & Platinum Volume Three(Cass, Comp, Club, Dol) Realm Records 1T1 7765 Canada 1986 Sell This Version
1T1 7773 Digital Serenade - Vince Giordano's Nighthawks Play Glenn Miler  album cover Vince Giordano's Nighthawks* Digital Serenade - Vince Giordano's Nighthawks Play Glenn Miler(Cass, Club, Dol) Realm Records 1T1 7773 Canada 1987 Sell This Version
1T1 7898 Gold & Platinum Volume Five  album cover Various Gold & Platinum Volume Five(Cass, Comp, Club, RE, Dol) Realm Records 1T1 7898 Canada Unknown Sell This Version
1T2 7826 Gold & Platinum - Volume Four  album cover Various Gold & Platinum - Volume Four(Cass, Comp, Club, Dol) Realm Records 1T2 7826 Canada 1988 Sell This Version
2BRX 6986 Back To The Bars  album cover Todd Rundgren Back To The Bars(2xLP, Album) Bearsville 2BRX 6986 Canada 1978 Sell This Version
2 BSK 3277 Livin' Inside Your Love  album cover George Benson Livin' Inside Your Love(2xLP, Album, Gat) Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. Records 2 BSK 3277 Canada 1979 Sell This Version
2 CDN 12 Northern Stars  album cover Various Northern Stars(2xLP, Promo, Smplr) CBS, CBS, CBS 2 CDN 12 Canada 1979 Sell This Version
2CDN-89 CBS The Music Sampler  album cover Various CBS The Music Sampler(2xLP, Comp, Promo, Smplr) CBS Records Canada Ltd. 2CDN-89 Canada 1983 Sell This Version
2CDN-112 CBS The Music Sampler -  Volume 2  album cover Various CBS The Music Sampler - Volume 2(2xLP, Promo, Smplr) CBS 2CDN-112 Canada 1983 Sell This Version
2CDN-186 Now Playing, Vol. II  album cover Various Now Playing, Vol. II(2xLP, Comp, Promo, Smplr) CBS Records Canada Ltd. 2CDN-186 Canada 1985 Sell This Version
2CDN-190 Inside Strange Animal  album cover Gowan Inside Strange Animal(2xLP, Album, Promo) Columbia 2CDN-190 Canada 1985 Sell This Version
2CDN-390 A Momentary Lapse Of Reason - An Insight Into Pink Floyd  album cover Pink Floyd A Momentary Lapse Of Reason - An Insight Into Pink Floyd(LP, Promo + LP, Album) Columbia 2CDN-390 Canada 1987 Sell This Version
2 COC-2900 Exile On Main St.  album cover The Rolling Stones Exile On Main St.(2xLP, Album, RE, Gat) Rolling Stones Records 2 COC-2900 Canada Unknown Sell This Version
2DJTN - 38 Live At The Orpheum  album cover Murray McLauchlan Live At The Orpheum(2xLP, Promo) True North, True North, Columbia, Columbia 2DJTN - 38 Canada 1979 Sell This Version
2SS 200 Physical Graffiti  album cover Led Zeppelin Physical Graffiti(2xLP, Album, RE, CR) Swan Song 2SS 200 Canada Unknown Sell This Version
2Z8-2276 Take Me To The Next Phase (Part 1&2) / Tell Me When You Need It Again (Part 1&2)  album cover The Isley Brothers Take Me To The Next Phase (Part 1&2) / Tell Me When You Need It Again (Part 1&2)(12", Single) T-Neck 2Z8-2276 Canada 1978 Sell This Version
2Z8 2283 I Wanna Be With You  album cover The Isley Brothers I Wanna Be With You(12", Maxi) T-Neck 2Z8 2283 Canada 1979 Sell This Version
2Z8 2773 Instant Replay  album cover Dan Hartman Instant Replay(12", Single) Epic, Blue Sky 2Z8 2773 Canada 1978 Sell This Version
2Z8 3671 Phiss-Phizz / Goldmine  album cover Edwin Birdsong Phiss-Phizz / Goldmine(12", Single) Philadelphia International Records 2Z8 3671 Canada 1979 Sell This Version
2Z8 3679 Rock Your Baby  album cover The Force (8) Rock Your Baby(12", Single) Philadelphia International Records 2Z8 3679 Canada 1979 Sell This Version
2Z8 3682 You Gonna Make Me Love Somebody Else / Who Can I Run To  album cover The Jones Girls You Gonna Make Me Love Somebody Else / Who Can I Run To(12", Single) Philadelphia International Records 2Z8 3682 Canada 1979 Sell This Version
2Z8 3692 I'll Never Forget (My Favorite Disco)  album cover Dexter Wansel I'll Never Forget (My Favorite Disco)(12", Single) Philadelphia International Records 2Z8 3692 Canada 1979 Sell This Version
2Z8 3697 Strut Your Funky Stuff  album cover Frantique Strut Your Funky Stuff(12", Single) Philadelphia International Records 2Z8 3697 Canada 1979 Sell This Version
2Z8 4282 (Come And Take This) Candy From Your Baby  album cover Sarah Dash (Come And Take This) Candy From Your Baby(12") Kirshner 2Z8 4282 Canada 1978 Sell This Version
2Z8 9028 Here Comes The Night  album cover The Beach Boys Here Comes The Night (Single) 2Z8 9028 Canada 1979 Sell This Version
4A-8601 Greatest Hits  album cover Barry Manilow Greatest Hits (Comp) 4A-8601 Canada 1978 Sell This Version
4AE-34492 Concert Champêtre / Les Biches - Suite / Gloria  album cover Poulenc* - Georges Prêtre / Aimée Van De Wiele / Rosanna Carteri / French National Radio Chorus* / Paris Conservatoire* & French National Radio Orchestras* Poulenc* - Georges Prêtre / Aimée Van De Wiele / Rosanna Carteri / French National Radio Chorus* / Paris Conservatoire* & French National Radio Orchestras* - Concert Champêtre / Les Biches - Suite / Gloria(Cass) EMI Eminence, Angel Records 4AE-34492 Canada 1986 Sell This Version
4AN-1-1038 Signals  album cover Rush Signals (Album) 4AN-1-1038 Canada 1982 Sell This Version
4CSS 1701 En Fusion  album cover Offenbach Avec Le Vic Vogel Big Band* Offenbach Avec Le Vic Vogel Big Band* - En Fusion(Cass, Album, Sys) Spectra Scène 4CSS 1701 Canada 1980 Sell This Version
4L0-551143 We've Got Tonight  album cover Kenny Rogers We've Got Tonight (Album) 4L0-551143 Canada 1983 Sell This Version
4LO-500934 Kenny Rogers The Gambler (Album) 4LO-500934 Canada Unknown Sell This Version
4LOO-501035 Gideon  album cover Kenny Rogers Gideon(Cass, Album, Club, Dol) United Artists Records 4LOO-501035 Canada 1980 Sell This Version
4LT-506269 Golden Piano Hits  album cover Ferrante & Teicher Golden Piano Hits (Album) 4LT-506269 Canada Unknown Sell This Version
4LV-551152 Twenty Greatest Hits  album cover Kenny Rogers Twenty Greatest Hits (Comp) 4LV-551152 Canada 1983 Sell This Version
4N-516036 The Best Of Nat King Cole  album cover Nat King Cole The Best Of Nat King Cole(Cass, Comp, Club, RE, Bla) Capitol Records 4N-516036 Canada Unknown Sell This Version
4N-516331 The Best Of The Band  album cover The Band The Best Of The Band (Comp) 4N-516331 Canada Unknown Sell This Version
4N-516335 The Best Of Glen Campbell  album cover Glen Campbell The Best Of Glen Campbell(Cass, Comp, Club) Capitol Records 4N-516335 Canada 1976 Sell This Version
4PJ-517267 Never Let Me Down  album cover David Bowie Never Let Me Down(Cass, Album, Club, Bla) EMI America 4PJ-517267 Canada 1987 Sell This Version
4PW-517231 On The Front Line   album cover Dan Seals On The Front Line (Cass, Album, Club, Dol) EMI America, EMI America 4PW-517231 Canada 1986 Sell This Version
4TS-22004 4 Play  album cover The Hollies 4 Play(7", EP, Comp) CBS Records Canada Ltd. 4TS-22004 Canada 1987 Sell This Version
4TS-22007 4 Play  album cover Boston 4 Play(7", EP) Epic 4TS-22007 Canada 1987 Sell This Version
4TS-22011 4 Play  album cover Toto 4 Play(7", Comp) CBS Records Canada Ltd. 4TS-22011 Canada 1987 Sell This Version
4TS-22014 4 Play  album cover Michael Jackson 4 Play(7") CBS 4TS-22014 Canada 1987 Sell This Version
4TS-22015 4 Play  album cover Boz Scaggs 4 Play(7") Columbia 4TS-22015 Canada 1987 Sell This Version
4TS-22018 4 Play  album cover Bob Dylan 4 Play(7") Columbia 4TS-22018 Canada 1987 Sell This Version
4TS-22023 4 Play  album cover Journey 4 Play(7", EP) Columbia 4TS-22023 Canada 1987 Sell This Version
4TST-22001 4 Play  album cover Burton Cummings 4 Play(Cass, EP, CrO) Portrait 4TST-22001 Canada 1987 Sell This Version
4TST-22002 The Byrds 4 Play(Cass, EP, Dol) Columbia 4TST-22002 Canada 1987 Sell This Version
4TST-22004 4 Play  album cover The Hollies 4 Play(Cass, EP, Comp, CrO) Epic 4TST-22004 Canada 1987 Sell This Version
4TST-22006 4 Play  album cover Santana 4 Play(Cass, Dol) Columbia 4TST-22006 Canada 1987 Sell This Version
4TST-22010 4 Play  album cover Journey 4 Play(Cass, EP, CrO) Columbia 4TST-22010 Canada 1987 Sell This Version
4TST-22014 4 Play  album cover Michael Jackson 4 Play(Cass) CBS 4TST-22014 Canada 1987 Sell This Version
4TST-22016 4 Play  album cover Platinum Blonde 4 Play(Cass) CBS 4TST-22016 Canada 1987 Sell This Version
4X0-517052 Mistaken Identity  album cover Kim Carnes Mistaken Identity (Album) 4X0-517052 Canada 1981 Sell This Version
4X0 517078 Voyeur  album cover Kim Carnes Voyeur(Cass, Album, Club, Dol) EMI America 4X0 517078 Canada 1982 Sell This Version
4XJ-512353 Greatest Hits  album cover Juice Newton Greatest Hits(Cass, Comp, Club, RE, Dol) Capitol Records, Capitol Records 4XJ-512353 Canada Unknown Sell This Version
4XJ-512413 A View To A Kill (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)  album cover John Barry A View To A Kill (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)(Cass, Album, Club, Dol) Capitol Records 4XJ-512413 Canada 1985 Sell This Version
4XJ 512466 Something To Talk About  album cover Anne Murray Something To Talk About(Cass, Album, Club, Dol) Capitol Records 4XJ 512466 Canada 1986 Sell This Version
4XL-509331 Rondo  album cover Frank Mills Rondo(Cass, Album, Club, Dol) Capitol Records 4XL-509331 Canada 1982 Sell This Version
4XO-517106 Café Racers  album cover Kim Carnes Café Racers(Cass, Album, Club, Dol) EMI America 4XO-517106 Canada 1983 Sell This Version
4XOO-511954 First Under The Wire  album cover Little River Band First Under The Wire(Cass, Album, Club, Dol) Capitol Records, Capitol Records 4XOO-511954 Canada 1979 Sell This Version
4XQ 512500 Dreamboat Annie  album cover Heart Dreamboat Annie(Cass, Album, Club, RE, Dol) Capitol Records, Starline 4XQ 512500 Canada Unknown Sell This Version
4XT 502706 Best Of The Beach Boys, Vol. 2  album cover The Beach Boys Best Of The Beach Boys, Vol. 2(Cass, Comp, Club, RE, Dol) Capitol Records 4XT 502706 Canada Unknown Sell This Version
4XT 511467 Helen Reddy's Greatest Hits  album cover Helen Reddy Helen Reddy's Greatest Hits(Cass, Comp, Club) Capitol Records 4XT 511467 Canada Unknown Sell This Version
4XT 511557 Night Moves  album cover Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band* Night Moves(Cass, Album, Club, Dol) Capitol Records 4XT 511557 Canada Unknown Sell This Version
4XT-511663 French Kiss  album cover Bob Welch French Kiss(Cass, Album, Club, Dol) Capitol Records 4XT-511663 Canada 1977 Sell This Version
4XT 512247 Greatest Hits  album cover Little River Band Greatest Hits (Comp) 4XT 512247 Canada 1982 Sell This Version
4XT-512301 A Little Good News  album cover Anne Murray A Little Good News (Album) 4XT-512301 Canada 1983 Sell This Version
4XT-512314 The Politics Of Dancing  album cover Re-Flex (2) The Politics Of Dancing(Cass, Album, Club, Dol) Capitol Records 4XT-512314 Canada 1983 Sell This Version
4XT-512328 People Talk  album cover Sherry Kean People Talk(Cass, Album, Club, Dol) Capitol Records 4XT-512328 Canada 1984 Sell This Version
4XT-512330 Private Dancer  album cover Tina Turner Private Dancer (Album) 4XT-512330 Canada 1984 Sell This Version
4XT-512388 Music Box Dancer  album cover Frank Mills Music Box Dancer (Comp) 4XT-512388 Canada 1983 Sell This Version
4XT-512394 Cocker  album cover Joe Cocker Cocker(Cass, Album, Club, Dol) Capitol Records 4XT-512394 Canada 1986 Sell This Version
4XT-512404 Rock Me Tonight  album cover Freddie Jackson Rock Me Tonight(Cass, Album, Club, Dol) Capitol Records 4XT-512404 Canada 1985 Sell This Version
4XT 512410 Heart  album cover Heart Heart (Album) 4XT 512410 Canada 1985 Sell This Version
4XT-512421 Traveler  album cover Frank Mills Traveler(Cass, Album, Club, Dol) Capitol Records, Capitol Records 4XT-512421 Canada 1985 Sell This Version
4XT-512484 Tom Cochrane And Red Rider  album cover Tom Cochrane And Red Rider Tom Cochrane And Red Rider - Tom Cochrane And Red Rider (Album) 4XT-512484 Canada 1986 Sell This Version
4XT-512528 Just Can't Sit Down Music  album cover Mel McDaniel Just Can't Sit Down Music(Cass, Album, Club, Dol) Capitol Records 4XT-512528 Canada 1986 Sell This Version
4XT-512562 Harmony  album cover Anne Murray Harmony(Cass, Album, Club, Dol) Capitol Records, Capitol Records 4XT-512562 Canada 1987 Sell This Version
4XT-517070 Built For Speed  album cover Stray Cats Built For Speed(Cass, Album, Club, CH,) EMI America 4XT-517070 Canada 1982 Sell This Version
4XT-517171 Hounds Of Love  album cover Kate Bush Hounds Of Love(Cass, Album, Club) EMI America 4XT-517171 Canada 1985 Sell This Version
4XVV-11531 Merle Haggard And The Strangers (5) Merle Haggard And The Strangers (5) - Songs I'll Always Sing(Cass, Comp) Capitol Records 4XVV-11531 Canada 1977 Sell This Version
4XW-517004 St Vincent's Court  album cover Kim Carnes St Vincent's Court(Cass, Album, Club, Dol) EMI America 4XW-517004 Canada 1979 Sell This Version
4Z8-2778 Hands Down  album cover Dan Hartman Hands Down(12") Epic, Blue Sky 4Z8-2778 Canada 1979 Sell This Version
4Z8 2790 Vertigo / Relight My Fire  album cover Dan Hartman Vertigo / Relight My Fire(12") Epic, Blue Sky 4Z8 2790 Canada 1979 Sell This Version
4Z8 3698 If You Know Like I Know / Turn Off The Lights  album cover Teddy Pendergrass If You Know Like I Know / Turn Off The Lights(12", Single) Philadelphia International Records 4Z8 3698 Canada 1979 Sell This Version
4Z8 6401 Take All Of Me / Can You Read My Mind  album cover Barbara Law Take All Of Me / Can You Read My Mind(12") Epic 4Z8 6401 Canada 1979 Sell This Version
4Z9 03051 Change  album cover Barry White Change(12") Unlimited Gold 4Z9 03051 Canada 1982 Sell This Version
5E 37452 New Toy  album cover Lene Lovich New Toy(12", MiniAlbum) Stiff-Epic 5E 37452 Canada 1981 Sell This Version
5ET 37452 New Toy  album cover Lene Lovich New Toy(Cass, MiniAlbum) Stiff-Epic 5ET 37452 Canada 1981 Sell This Version
6E-104 Simple Dreams  album cover Linda Ronstadt Simple Dreams (Album) 6E-104 Canada 1977 Sell This Version
6E-106 Greatest Hits  album cover Linda Ronstadt Greatest Hits(LP, Comp, RE, Gat) Asylum Records 6E-106 Canada Unknown Sell This Version
6E-135 The Cars  album cover The Cars The Cars (Album) 6E-135 Canada Unknown Sell This Version
6E-140 Randy Meisner  album cover Randy Meisner Randy Meisner(LP, Album, Gat) Asylum Records 6E-140 Canada 1978 Sell This Version
6E-141 "But Seriously, Folks..."  album cover Joe Walsh "But Seriously, Folks..."(LP, Album) Asylum Records 6E-141 Canada 1978 Sell This Version
6E-148 Goodbye Girl  album cover David Gates Goodbye Girl(LP, Album) Elektra 6E-148 Canada 1978 Sell This Version
6E-150 Before The Rain  album cover Lee Oskar Before The Rain (Album) 6E-150 Canada 1978 Sell This Version