Spark

Spark

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Also appears as "Spark Records" on the Replay Series.
Spark Records was a British record label started 1967 by Bob Kingston of publisher Southern Music in London. Spark relied heavily on the musicians, writers and studio technicians already employed by Southern: John Carter, Ken Lewis, Elmer Gantry's Velvet Opera, Eric Woolfson (Alan Parsons Project) and others. The brand "Spark" was copyrighted outside the UK in 1971 ("© 1971" appears under the Spark logo). The record company Spark Records (5) was founded by Peer-Southern Organization/Peer-Southern Productions, Inc. for distribution in US and Sweden. EMI and Spark Italiana Srl. were in charge of the distribution in Italy.
Many of Spark's 1960s releases are now fetching high prices as original sales were usually very low due to poor promotion and an underserved distribution deal with Pye Records. Spark did become more successful in the mid-1970s with UK Top Ten hits from The Peppers, The Band Of The Black Watch and Wigan's Ovation. Bob Kingston left Spark after 11 years in 1977.
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Cat#  Artist Title (Format) Label Cat#  Country Year
10 195 AT I Remember  album cover Sheila McKinlay I Remember(7", Single) Spark 10 195 AT Germany 1971 Sell This Version
10 319 AT Ich Geh' Mit Dir (If Not For You)  album cover Sheila McKinlay Ich Geh' Mit Dir (If Not For You)(7", Single) Spark 10 319 AT Germany 1971 Sell This Version
10 719 AT Dum-De-Da  album cover Gregor* Dum-De-Da(7", Single) Spark 10 719 AT Germany 1973 Sell This Version
10 719 AT Dum-De-Da  album cover Gregor* Dum-De-Da(7", Single) Spark 10 719 AT Germany Unknown Sell This Version
14090 AT Smokey Blues Away / She's A Soldier Boy  album cover A New Generation Smokey Blues Away / She's A Soldier Boy(7", Single) Spark 14090 AT Germany 1968 Sell This Version
14 091 AT Lake County Cotton Country  album cover Carl Perkins Lake County Cotton Country(7") Spark 14 091 AT Germany 1968 Sell This Version
14 166 AT My Life Ain't Easy  album cover Gene Latter And The Detours (9) Gene Latter And The Detours (9) - My Life Ain't Easy(7", Single) Spark 14 166 AT Germany 1968 Sell This Version
14 261 AT Sign On The Dotted Line  album cover Gene Latter Sign On The Dotted Line(7") Spark 14 261 AT Germany 1969 Sell This Version
14344AT March / Weekend with you  album cover Cindy Ann Lee March / Weekend with you(7", Single) Spark 14344AT Germany Unknown Sell This Version
14 374 AT Wow Wow Wow  album cover Killing Floor (2) Wow Wow Wow(7") Spark 14 374 AT Germany 1969 Sell This Version
14 557 AT Hans-Georg Moslener Yokohama shoo-shoo baby, mandelblütengirl(7") Spark 14 557 AT Unknown Sell This Version
14572 AT Hurdy Gurdy Man  album cover Eartha Kitt Hurdy Gurdy Man(7", Single) Spark, Spark 14572 AT Germany 1970 Sell This Version
14 643 AT The Long And Winding Road  album cover Day Costello The Long And Winding Road(7", Single) Spark 14 643 AT Germany 1970 Sell This Version
14 685 AT Gib Mir Deine Hände  album cover Eartha Kitt Gib Mir Deine Hände(7", Single) Spark 14 685 AT Germany 1971 Sell This Version
14 808 AT And When The War Is Over  album cover Sheila McKinlay And When The War Is Over(7", Single) Spark 14 808 AT Germany 1971 Sell This Version
19 986 AT Baby Come Back To Me  album cover Simon De Lacy Baby Come Back To Me(7", Single) Spark 19 986 AT Germany 1968 Sell This Version
144 440 Love Ya, Want Ya, Need Ya  album cover Barry Hopkins Love Ya, Want Ya, Need Ya(7", Single, Mono) Spark 144 440 Netherlands 1970 Sell This Version
144 444 I'll Give You The Earth (Tous Les Bateaux, Tous Les Oiseaux)  album cover Keith Michell I'll Give You The Earth (Tous Les Bateaux, Tous Les Oiseaux) (Single) 144 444 Netherlands 1970 Sell This Version
144 446 I Remember  album cover Sheila McKinlay I Remember(7", Single, Mono) Spark 144 446 Netherlands 1971 Sell This Version
144.447 I Can't Make You Love Me  album cover Susan Maughan I Can't Make You Love Me(7", Single) Spark 144.447 Europe 1971 Sell This Version
2564693359 Magic Moments - The Definitive Burt Bacharach Collection  album cover Burt Bacharach Magic Moments - The Definitive Burt Bacharach Collection(Box + 3xCD, Comp, Dig) Rhino Records (2), Spark 2564693359 Australia 2008 Sell This Version
AC 026 Sign On The Dotted Line / I Love You  album cover Gene Latter Sign On The Dotted Line / I Love You(7", Promo) Spark AC 026 Italy 1972 Sell This Version
AC 836  La Donna Che Ti Vuole Bene / Tua  album cover Wilma De Angelis La Donna Che Ti Vuole Bene / Tua(7") Spark, Spark AC 836 Italy 1976 Sell This Version
AIRAC-1340 Tramp  album cover Tramp (3) Tramp(CD, Album, RE, RM, Pap) Air Mail Archive, Spark AIRAC-1340 Japan 2007 Sell This Version
AIRAC-1352 Put A Record On  album cover Tramp (3) Put A Record On(CD, Album, RE, RM, Pap) Air Mail Archive, Spark AIRAC-1352 Japan 2007 Sell This Version
ALLP 180 5th Folk Album  album cover Dave Travis (2) 5th Folk Album(LP, Album) Autogram ALLP 180 Germany 1973 Sell This Version
BJ 615 Que Serà, Serà (Whatever Will Be Will Be)  album cover Bulldog (6) Que Serà, Serà (Whatever Will Be Will Be)(7") Blue Jean (2), Spark BJ 615 Italy 1978 Sell This Version
BJLP 702 Explosive  album cover Bulldog (6) Explosive(LP) Spark, Blue Jean (2) BJLP 702 Italy 1976 Sell This Version
BLP-9054 Transmigration Macabre  album cover Ravi Shankar Transmigration Macabre(LP) Spark BLP-9054 Brazil 1973 Sell This Version
BLP-9057 Hatching Out  album cover Sparrow (9) Hatching Out(LP, Album) Spark BLP-9057 Brazil 1973 Sell This Version
DISCO/CROC 1-A Doctor Music  album cover The Peppers Doctor Music(12", Single) Spark DISCO/CROC 1-A UK 1974 Sell This Version
INT. 80208 Old Iron Bell / Holding A Dream  album cover Gene Latter Old Iron Bell / Holding A Dream(7", Single) Disques Vogue INT. 80208 France 1969 Sell This Version
JB 1005 Loving On The Losing Side / Jennifer    album cover Tommy Hunt / Bulldog (6) Tommy Hunt / Bulldog (6) - Loving On The Losing Side / Jennifer (7", Jukebox) Spark JB 1005 Italy 1976 Sell This Version
JB 1006 The Blue Danube Hustle / Raptus  album cover Rice & Beans Orchestra* / Count Down Rice & Beans Orchestra* / Count Down - The Blue Danube Hustle / Raptus(7", Jukebox) Spark JB 1006 Italy 1976 Sell This Version
JB 1007 Chicken Every Day / Non So Dir (Ti Voglio Bene)  album cover Bulldog (6) / Christian (106) Bulldog (6) / Christian (106) - Chicken Every Day / Non So Dir (Ti Voglio Bene)(7", Jukebox) Spark JB 1007 Italy 1977 Sell This Version
JB 1008 Disco Dancing / Kinshasa  album cover Rice & Beans Orchestra* / Gian Pieretti* Rice & Beans Orchestra* / Gian Pieretti* - Disco Dancing / Kinshasa(7", Jukebox) Spark JB 1008 Italy 1977 Sell This Version
JB 1009 Pasta & Fagioli / I'm The Viper  album cover Celso Valli / Lucrethia Lips Celso Valli / Lucrethia Lips - Pasta & Fagioli / I'm The Viper(7", Jukebox) Spark JB 1009 Italy 1977 Sell This Version
JB 1010 Dancing Vibrations / Elvis  album cover Rice & Beans Orchestra* / Jenny Nicholas Rice & Beans Orchestra* / Jenny Nicholas - Dancing Vibrations / Elvis(7", Jukebox) Spark JB 1010 Italy 1977 Sell This Version
J.B.1011 Prima Esperienza / Non Dimenticar (T'Ho Voluto Bene)  album cover Luca D'Ammonio / Christian (106) Luca D'Ammonio / Christian (106) - Prima Esperienza / Non Dimenticar (T'Ho Voluto Bene)(7", Jukebox) CLS, Spark J.B.1011 Italy 1978 Sell This Version
K-6560 Loving On The Losing Side  album cover Tommy Hunt Loving On The Losing Side(7", Single) Interfusion K-6560 Australia 1976 Sell This Version
LPS-10002 12 Visor Av Mäster Taube  album cover Herr T Och Hans Spelmän 12 Visor Av Mäster Taube(LP) Spark LPS-10002 Sweden 1971 Sell This Version
LPS-10003 Live At Stinsen  album cover Terry & Rhett Live At Stinsen(LP) Spark LPS-10003 Sweden 1971 Sell This Version
LPS 10004 Rattles  album cover Rattles* Rattles(LP, Album) Spark LPS 10004 Sweden 1971 Sell This Version
LPS 10009 Shalom Singers  album cover Shalom Singers Shalom Singers(LP) Spark LPS 10009 Sweden 1973 Sell This Version
LPSB 1001 10 Originalhits 1963-1970  album cover Various 10 Originalhits 1963-1970(LP, Comp) Spark LPSB 1001 Sweden 1973 Sell This Version
MO 1655 Gerónimo  album cover Bulldog (6) Gerónimo(7", Single, Promo) Carnaby MO 1655 Spain 1976 Sell This Version
none Людям Планеты...  album cover Психея Людям Планеты...(Cass, Album) Kapkan Records none Russia 2003 Sell This Version
none Raptus / Vampire  album cover Count Down Raptus / Vampire(7", TP) Spark none Italy Unknown Sell This Version
PJL 1-8128 The Artwoods  album cover The Artwoods The Artwoods(LP, Comp) RCA, RCA PJL 1-8128 Germany 1977 Sell This Version
PPF 2302 Steal A Million Kisses / Blue Turns To Gold  album cover Johnny Tudor Steal A Million Kisses / Blue Turns To Gold(7", Single, Mono) Spark PPF 2302 Netherlands 1969 Sell This Version
PPF 2303 Hurdy Gurdy Man  album cover Eartha Kitt Hurdy Gurdy Man(7", Single, Mono) Spark PPF 2303 Netherlands 1970 Sell This Version
REP 4531-WP Ride A Hustler's Dream  album cover Velvet Opera Ride A Hustler's Dream(CD, Album, RE) Repertoire Records REP 4531-WP Germany 1995 Sell This Version
SE 821 L'Alpino Del '15-'18  album cover Walter Chiari L'Alpino Del '15-'18(7", Promo) Spark SE 821 Italy 1973 Sell This Version
SEECD 357 You Gotta Walk It Like You Talk It (Or You'll Lose That Beat) “The Original Soundtrack”  album cover Walter Becker & Donald Fagen Walter Becker & Donald Fagen - You Gotta Walk It Like You Talk It (Or You'll Lose That Beat) “The Original Soundtrack”(CD, Album, RE) See For Miles Records Ltd. SEECD 357 UK 1992 Sell This Version
SG 1001 Smokey Blues Away  album cover A New Generation Smokey Blues Away(7", Single) Spark SG 1001 France 1968 Sell This Version
SLPL-102 Lennart Hanning From Scratch!(LP) Spark SLPL-102 Sweden 1972 Sell This Version
SLPL 105 Karlstad-Snoddas  album cover Karlstad-Snoddas Karlstad-Snoddas(LP, Album) Spark, Scan-Disc SLPL 105 Sweden 1973 Sell This Version
SLR 1009 It's You / Lake County Cotton Country  album cover Carl Perkins It's You / Lake County Cotton Country(7") Spark SLR 1009 UK 1968 Sell This Version
SP 02 Take A Little Time Out Girl / Glad That Isn't Me  album cover Mark Palmer (4) Take A Little Time Out Girl / Glad That Isn't Me (Single) SP 02 US 1971 Sell This Version
SP 03DJ My Present  album cover Jon And Sondra Steele My Present(7", Single, Promo) Spark SP 03DJ US 1971 Sell This Version
SP-05 Rainsun Song  album cover Sparrow (9) Rainsun Song(7", Single, Promo) Spark SP-05 US 1971 Sell This Version
SP - 06 I'm Coming Back  album cover Sparrow (9) I'm Coming Back(7") Spark SP - 06 US 1972 Sell This Version
SP - 07 Transmigration  album cover R. Shankar* Transmigration(7", Promo) Spark SP - 07 US 1971 Sell This Version
SP-08 Little Bit O' Soul / Sunshine  album cover Iron Cross (2) Little Bit O' Soul / Sunshine (Single) SP-08 US 1972 Sell This Version
SP-10 Bachanalia  album cover Fireball (6) Bachanalia SP-10 US 1973 Sell This Version
SP 5001 Hurdy Gurdy Man  album cover Eartha Kitt Hurdy Gurdy Man(7", Single) Spark SP 5001 Sweden 1970 Sell This Version
SP 5002 Love Ya, Want Ya, Need Ya  album cover Barry Hopkins Love Ya, Want Ya, Need Ya(7", Single) Spark SP 5002 Sweden 1970 Sell This Version
SP 5004 The Long And Winding Road  album cover Day Costello The Long And Winding Road(7", Single) Spark SP 5004 Sweden 1970 Sell This Version
SP 5005 Krusetorparns Vals  album cover Laila Westersund Krusetorparns Vals(7", Single) Spark SP 5005 Sweden 1970 Sell This Version
SP 5007 Love Doesn't Grow On Trees / Empty Spaces  album cover Maryla* Love Doesn't Grow On Trees / Empty Spaces(7", Single) Spark SP 5007 Sweden 1970 Sell This Version
SP 5008 The Witch  album cover The Rattles The Witch(7") Spark SP 5008 Sweden 1970 Sell This Version
SP-5009 I'll Give You The Earth=Tous Les Bateaux, Tous Les Oiseaux  album cover Keith Michell I'll Give You The Earth=Tous Les Bateaux, Tous Les Oiseaux(7") Spark SP-5009 Sweden 1970 Sell This Version
SP 5010 I En Klosterträdgård  album cover Leo Eide I En Klosterträdgård(7") Spark SP 5010 Sweden 1970 Sell This Version
SP 5011 And When The War Is Over  album cover Sheila McKinlay And When The War Is Over(7", Single) Spark SP 5011 Sweden 1971 Sell This Version
SP 5012 Don't Take Your Love Away  album cover Johnny Tudor Don't Take Your Love Away(7", Single) Spark SP 5012 Sweden 1971 Sell This Version
SP. 5014 You Can't Have Sunshine Everyday  album cover Rattles* You Can't Have Sunshine Everyday(7", Single) Spark SP. 5014 Sweden 1971 Sell This Version
SP 5015 Tjibidibidip  album cover Martin Wulms And His Orchestra Tjibidibidip(7", Single) Spark SP 5015 Sweden 1971 Sell This Version
SP. 5016 De' E' Så De' Går Till  album cover Gunilla Dahlman* De' E' Så De' Går Till(7") Spark SP. 5016 Sweden 1971 Sell This Version
SP 5017 Simsalabim  album cover Suzie (2) Simsalabim(7", Single) Spark SP 5017 Sweden 1971 Sell This Version
SP.5022 När Sommaren Är Över  album cover Göingeflickorna När Sommaren Är Över(7", Single, Mono) Spark SP.5022 Sweden 1971 Sell This Version
SP 5023 Barnatro / Den Gamle Mannen  album cover Anna Öst Och Britt Inger Anna Öst Och Britt Inger - Barnatro / Den Gamle Mannen(7", Single) Spark SP 5023 Sweden 1971 Sell This Version
SP 5027 Laila Westersund Den Blinda Sångerskan / Ricky Bruch(7", Single) Spark SP 5027 Sweden 1971 Sell This Version
SP 5031 Minnie  album cover Minnie Minoprio Minnie(7") Spark SP 5031 Sweden 1971 Sell This Version
SP 5032 What Is Life  album cover The Discoteques What Is Life(7", Single) Spark SP 5032 Sweden 1971 Sell This Version
SP 5036 The Discoteques Skinny Minnie / People Can't See It(7", Single) Spark SP 5036 Sweden 1971 Sell This Version
SP 5038 Maybe It's Because I'm A Londoner  album cover Terry Dollman Maybe It's Because I'm A Londoner(7", Single) Spark SP 5038 Sweden 1971 Sell This Version
SP. 5040 Tre Ting  album cover Shalom Singers Tre Ting(7") Spark, Spark SP. 5040 Sweden 1972 Sell This Version
SP 5047 Rundgång / Nattstycke  album cover Bibbie Allerberg Rundgång / Nattstycke(7", Single) Spark SP 5047 Sweden 1972 Sell This Version
SP 5049 Hallelujah Roller / Suddenly  album cover Frogg (2) Hallelujah Roller / Suddenly(7") Spark SP 5049 Scandinavia 1972 Sell This Version
SP 5054 Rattles* Money Making Machine(7", Single) Spark SP 5054 Sweden 1972 Sell This Version
SP 5056 The "God Mother" Of The God Father  album cover Milano Philharmonios The "God Mother" Of The God Father(7", Single) Spark, Spark SP 5056 Sweden 1973 Sell This Version
SP 5057 För Vi Har Platsen Här I Solen  album cover Lars Bly För Vi Har Platsen Här I Solen(7", Single) Spark SP 5057 Sweden 1973 Sell This Version
SP5061 Stora Sillvalsen  album cover Nils Jolinder Stora Sillvalsen(7", Single) Spark SP5061 1973 Sell This Version
SPA-02 You Gotta Walk It Like You Talk It (Or You'll Lose That Beat)  album cover The Original Sound Track You Gotta Walk It Like You Talk It (Or You'll Lose That Beat) (Album) SPA-02 US 1971 Sell This Version
SPA-03 Sings Broadway  album cover Keith Michell Sings Broadway(LP, Album) Spark SPA-03 UK 1972 Sell This Version
SPA 05 Hatching Out  album cover Sparrow (9) Hatching Out(LP, Album, Promo) Spark SPA 05 US 1971 Sell This Version
SPA 06 Transmigration Macabre  album cover Ravi Shankar Transmigration Macabre (Album) SPA 06 US 1973 Sell This Version
SPA LP 38001 Les Williams Plays Donovan  album cover Les Williams Les Williams Plays Donovan(LP, Album) Spark SPA LP 38001 Italy 1969 Sell This Version
SPARK 601 Various Papa Loves Mambo(CD, Album, Comp) Spark SPARK 601 Europe 2006 Sell This Version
SPARK-LP-10008 Modern Music Band  album cover Modern Music Band Modern Music Band(LP, Album) Spark SPARK-LP-10008 Sweden 1972 Sell This Version

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Lovinda

November 28, 2015
The blue label logo is wrong for this company! It's the Swedish Spark label.