RCA Records

American record label

RCA Records (originally The Victor Talking Machine Company, then RCA Victor) is one of the flagship labels of Sony Music Entertainment. The RCA initials stand for Radio Corporation of America (later renamed RCA Corporation), which was the parent corporation from 1929[1] to 1985 and a partner from 1985 to 1986.[2]

RCA's Canadian unit the Sony's oldest label in Canada, because it was only one of two Canadian record labels to survive the Great Depression.


  1. Courier-Post newspaper photo gallery of RCA's early years in Camden, N.J.[permanent dead link]
  2. "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-02-15. Retrieved 2011-04-08.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)