Rolling Stones Records

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Rolling Stones Records was the record label formed by the Rolling Stones members Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Mick Taylor, Charlie Watts and Bill Wyman in 1970, after their recording contract with Decca Records expired.wikipedia
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Rolling Stones Records was the record label formed by the Rolling Stones members Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Mick Taylor, Charlie Watts and Bill Wyman in 1970, after their recording contract with Decca Records expired.
In early 1973, Jagger and Richards developed an interest in the band Kracker, resulting in a deal whereby the band's second album was licensed for distribution outside America by Rolling Stones Records, making Kracker the first band on that label.

Atco Records

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It was first distributed in the United States by Atlantic Records subsidiary Atco Records.
Atco also provided distribution for other labels, including RSO Records, Volt, Island, Modern, Ruthless, Hansa Records and Rolling Stones Records.

The Rolling Stones

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Rolling Stones Records was the record label formed by the Rolling Stones members Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Mick Taylor, Charlie Watts and Bill Wyman in 1970, after their recording contract with Decca Records expired.
Amid contractual disputes with Klein, they formed their own record company, Rolling Stones Records.

Chess Records

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The label was initially headed by Marshall Chess, the son of Chess Records founder Leonard Chess.
The company was briefly run by Marshall Chess, Leonard's son, in his position as vice president between January and October 1969 and then as president following its acquisition by GRT, before he went on to found Rolling Stones Records.

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Rolling Stones Records was the record label formed by the Rolling Stones members Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Mick Taylor, Charlie Watts and Bill Wyman in 1970, after their recording contract with Decca Records expired.
The LP was to be released on the Stones' own label Rolling Stones Records (distributed by Atlantic Records).

Brian Jones Presents the Pipes of Pan at Joujouka

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The first album to be released was Brian Jones Presents the Pipes of Pan at Joujouka in 1971, which is widely credited with being the first world music LP.
The album was a recording of the Moroccan group the Master Musicians of Joujouka, in performance on 29 July 1968 in the village of Jajouka in Morocco and released on Rolling Stones Records, and distributed by Atco Records in 1971.

Marshall Chess

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The label was initially headed by Marshall Chess, the son of Chess Records founder Leonard Chess.
Departing from Chess Records in 1970 after the death of his father, Marshall was hired as the founding president of Rolling Stones Records, a record label controlled by the English rock group.

Monkey Grip (Bill Wyman album)

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Bill Wyman released his albums Monkey Grip in 1974 and Stone Alone in 1976.
It was released in 1974 by Rolling Stones Records.

Stone Alone

Bill Wyman released his albums Monkey Grip in 1974 and Stone Alone in 1976.
It was released in 1976 by Rolling Stones Records.

Jamming with Edward!

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In 1972 the label released Jamming with Edward!, a collection of tracks recorded by Jagger, Wyman, and Watts with Nicky Hopkins and Ry Cooder in 1969.
The album was recorded at London's Olympic Studio in Spring 1969, during the Let It Bleed sessions, and released on Rolling Stones Records in 1972.

Ahmet Ertegun

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On April 1st 1971, the band signed a distribution deal for five albums with Ahmet Ertegun, acting on behalf of Atlantic Records.
He also used his considerable personal skills in negotiations with major stars, such as when The Rolling Stones were shopping for a record company to distribute their independent Rolling Stones Records label.

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Rolling Stones Records was the record label formed by the Rolling Stones members Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Mick Taylor, Charlie Watts and Bill Wyman in 1970, after their recording contract with Decca Records expired.

Vanity label

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Unlike Apple Records, Grunt Records, Purple Records or Swan Song Records (the vanity labels of the Beatles, Jefferson Airplane, Deep Purple and Led Zeppelin respectively), Rolling Stones Records never made much of an effort to sign outside artists.

Charlie Watts

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Rolling Stones Records was the record label formed by the Rolling Stones members Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Mick Taylor, Charlie Watts and Bill Wyman in 1970, after their recording contract with Decca Records expired.

Bill Wyman

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Rolling Stones Records was the record label formed by the Rolling Stones members Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Mick Taylor, Charlie Watts and Bill Wyman in 1970, after their recording contract with Decca Records expired.

Kracker

Kracker, a Cuban rock group produced by Rolling Stones' producer, Jimmy Miller, was the first outside act to be signed to Rolling Stones Records in 1973.
In early 1973, Mick Jagger and Keith Richards developed an interest in Kracker, resulting in a deal whereby the band's second album was licensed for distribution outside America by Rolling Stones Records, making Kracker the first band on that label.

Peter Tosh

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In 1978 Peter Tosh, a former member of Bob Marley's band the Wailers signed a recording deal with Rolling Stones Records.
Tosh started to make his own album with Rolling Stones Records and CBS Records Equal Rights followed in 1977, featuring his recording of a song co-written with Marley, "Get Up, Stand Up," and a cover of "Stepping Razor" that would also appear on the soundtrack to the film Rockers.

John Phillips (musician)

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John Phillips was signed to Rolling Stones Records in 1976.
It was to be released on Rolling Stones Records and funded by RSR distributor Atlantic Records.

Bush Doctor

His first album for the label, Bush Doctor, which featured Jagger on the track "Don't Look Back", was moderately successful.

Flashpoint (album)

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In fact, through the 1980s and early 1990s, "Rolling Stones Records" continued to be printed on the labels of all new releases up through Flashpoint (1991).

Decca Records

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Rolling Stones Records was the record label formed by the Rolling Stones members Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Mick Taylor, Charlie Watts and Bill Wyman in 1970, after their recording contract with Decca Records expired.

Leonard Chess

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The label was initially headed by Marshall Chess, the son of Chess Records founder Leonard Chess.

Atlantic Records

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It was first distributed in the United States by Atlantic Records subsidiary Atco Records. On April 1st 1971, the band signed a distribution deal for five albums with Ahmet Ertegun, acting on behalf of Atlantic Records.

Columbia Records

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In 1986 Columbia Records started distributing it in the United States and CBS for the rest of the world until 1991.

Virgin Records

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It was discontinued in 1992 when the band signed to Virgin Records, but the tongue-and-lips logo remains on all post-1970 Rolling Stones releases.