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EMI Records is a record label, founded by EMI in 1972 as the successor label to the Columbia label. The global success that EMI enjoyed with pop music in the 1960s also exposed trade mark issues as EMI only had the rights to some of its trade marks, most notably His Master’s Voice and Columbia, in parts of the world with RCA Victor Records and the American Columbia Records owning rights to these trade marks in North America, respectively. Complicating matters was the formation by American Columbia of its own operations in the UK by purchasing Oriole Records and changing its name to that of its then parent company CBS with the legal trade mark designation bearing the full name of the parent company back then: “Trade Mark of Columbia Broadcasting System, Inc.” which became highly successful in the UK and becoming a serious rival to EMI. EMI Records picked up the English Columbia roster and signed new acts which would become global successes such as Blue Swede, Kraftwerk, Iron Maiden, Kate Bush and Robbie Williams.

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  • wesford1

    wes ford and the foundry

    September 2013
  • rodrigooriginal

    RBD <3 emi mexico

    July 2012
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    February 2012
  • aligula

    you guys should take out that awful picture of the Smashing Pumpkins page [28]

    December 2011
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    you guys should take out that awful picture of the Smashing Pumpkins page [27]

    November 2011
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    you guys should take out that awful picture of the Smashing Pumpkins page [26]

    November 2011
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    you guys should take out that awful picture of the Smashing Pumpkins page [25]

    November 2011
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    you guys should take out that awful picture of the Smashing Pumpkins page [24]

    November 2011
  • intheskywd68

    you guys should take out that awful picture of the Smashing Pumpkins page [23]

    November 2011
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    you guys should take out that awful picture of the Smashing Pumpkins page [22]

    November 2011
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    you guys should take out that awful picture of the Smashing Pumpkins page [21]

    November 2011
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    you guys should take out that awful picture of the Smashing Pumpkins page [20]

    November 2011
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    you guys should take out that awful picture of the Smashing Pumpkins page [19]

    November 2011
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    you guys should take out that awful picture of the Smashing Pumpkins page [17]

    November 2011
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    you guys should take out that awful picture of the Smashing Pumpkins page [15]

    November 2011
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    you guys should take out that awful picture of the Smashing Pumpkins page [14]

    November 2011
  • sasha90s

    you guys should take out that awful picture of the Smashing Pumpkins page [13]

    November 2011
  • AtomicWeed

    you guys should take out that awful picture of the Smashing Pumpkins page [12]

    November 2011
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    you guys should take out that awful picture of the Smashing Pumpkins page [11]

    November 2011
  • sambosonoframbo

    you guys should take out that awful picture of the Smashing Pumpkins page [10]

    November 2011
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