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ABC Records was an American record label, founded in New York City in 1955 as ABC-Paramount Records. It originated as the main popular music label operated by the Am-Par Record Corporation, the music subsidiary of the American Broadcasting Company. ABC-Paramount Records' first president was Samuel H. Clark. Am-Par also established the Impulse! jazz label in 1961 and subsequently acquired a number of other labels before the entire division was sold to MCA Records in 1979.
- also known as ABC-Paramount
- some of the nominations and awards:
- nominated to Country Music Association Award for Single of the Year - "Before the next Teardrop Falls", with Freddy Fender & Dot Records
- nominated to Country Music Association Award for Single of the Year - "(Hey Won't You Play) Another Somebody Done Somebody Wrong Song", with B. J. Thomas
- Country Music Association Award for Single of the Year - "Before the next Teardrop Falls", with Dot Records & Freddy Fender
- nominated to Country Music Association Award for Single of the Year - "Margaritaville", with Jimmy Buffett
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by Frank Hoffmann
By the mid-1960s, the label had become simply ABC Records, and featured major acts including Ray Charles and.
Pop, Rock, and Worship by Don Cusic
In 1979, when ABC Records was sold to MCA Records, Word remained with ABC Entertainment ...
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