Columbia Records

American record label owned by Sony

Columbia Records is an American record label that formed in 1888. It is the oldest existing record company in the world.[2]

Columbia Records
Parent company Sony Music Entertainment
Founded 1888
Founder Edward D. Easton[1]
Status Active
Distributing label Columbia Records (In the U.S. and UK)
Genre Various
Country of origin U.S.
Location New york
Official website

Its parent company is now Sony Music Entertainment. Over the years, some of the artists and bands that have been signed to the label include Aretha Franklin, System of a Down, Johnny Cash, Bob Dylan, Bela Fleck, Janis Joplin, Paul McCartney, John Lennon, Prince, Willie Nelson, Dolly Parton, and hundreds of other artists.

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  1. Brooks, Tim (1978). "Columbia Records in the 1890s: Founding the Record Industry" (PDF). ARSC Journal. 10 (1).
  2. "125 of Columbia Records". Archived from the original on 2017-11-14. Retrieved 2015-08-05.