Jien-O-Phone

2019-12-16T14:08:35+01:00Mai 10th, 2019|

Jien-O-Phone was an Indian label produced for Janki Nath Kumar & Bros., Lahore.

The label was active from 1933 to 1946.


Gulshan

2019-12-16T13:35:04+01:00Mai 10th, 2019|

Indian label produced for Bajaj & Co., Peshawar from 1937 to 1947.

Source: Discogs

 

Kohinoor

2019-05-10T09:52:06+02:00Mai 10th, 2019|

Indian label started in 1936 and initially produced by Hindusthan.

By the early 1960s the company had a retail shop in the name of Kohinoor Record Co. at 22 Lower Chitpore Road, Calcutta and continued to market records into the 1980s.


 

HUTCHINS & Co.

2019-12-16T13:47:20+01:00Februar 28th, 2019|

Indian label active from 1933 to 1941 which was established by Hutchins & Co., Madras who were record & gramophone dealers active from the 1920s until 1941.

The first recordings on this label were made in a studio at one of the company’s record shops in Madras between 1932 and 1935. Later recording sessions were conducted in Madras by The Gramophone Co. for Hutchins & Co.

All records were pressed by The Gramophone Co.

Source: Discogs

 

Young India

2018-12-06T11:20:13+01:00Dezember 6th, 2018|

Young India record company operated in Bombay from about 1935-55 and produced records with variety of colorful labels.

Early Parbhat Film Company film songs records were made on this label and contained a small thumbnail photograph of the singer at top left rim of the label.

V Shanataram was one of the promoters and when he formed Rajkamal Kala Mandir, some of his early film songs were too released on Young India label. Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru and Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose recorded messages for Indian on this label and their photographs have been published on the record labels.

Apart from these HMV also produced records with photographs of Mahatma Gandhi, Rabindra Nath Tagore and Bhagat Kanwar Ram.


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