Paramount Record Labels


Paramount picture labels on the 12000/13000 series!

Paramount 12098 Ma Rainey –
Dream Blues / Lost Wandering Blues

Images from the collection of Old Hat Records.
Used for research purposes only.

Paramount 12650 Blind Lemon Jefferson –
Piney Woods Money Mama / Low Down Mojo Blues
 

Paramount label designs for the 12000/13000 series

Blue label used for re-releases
of titles formerly available
on Black Swan.
Basic blue label, golden type,
company information at bottom
on two lines.

Blue labels were used for discs that
were recorded acoustically,
black labels for electric recordings.
Some black label releases do not carry
the “Electrically Recorded” text, though.

All images from the
Tom Kelly Archives/
ParamountsHome.org.
Used for research purposes only.

Basic blue label
with added “PRICE 75c”.
Basic blue label with added
trademark text in Spanish under
Paramount logo.
Basic black label, golden type,
company information at bottom
on one line.
“ELECTRICALLY RECORDED”
under Paramount logo.
Black label variant:
no “Electrically Recorded” text.
Black label variant:
“Electrically Recorded”
right off center and on two lines.
Rare use of basic “blue label” design
(with Spanish trademark text under
Paramount logo) on a black label.
No “Electrically Recorded” text.
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