DOT
OZ Labels and Company Sleeves 1962-1978

Labels

HL 2016 - 1962
to
HL 2197 - 1964
ZK 702 - 1964
to
ZK 714 - 1964
ZK 721 - 1964
to
ZK 2486 - 1968
ZK 1477 - 1966
Reissue of 1963 hit
Founded in 1951 in Gallatin Texas by Randolph Wood, then moved to Hollywood to become a major label. Dot in the US was also a distributor of small independent labels some of which also found their way to Australia.
In Australia Dot material was released on London Records and in 1962, then the London-Dot label. issued, in In 1964, Festival obtained the rights to Dot and started issuing records on the Dot label with its black label and the Dot logo in red there were occasionally all white label black print and black label blue logo. 1968 Dot was taken over by Gulf + Western (Paramount) with a slight label change to reflect this. Another change came in 1970, when Dot was acquired by Famous Music. The label changed to a yellow, orange & pink spiral label similar to the US London label. Festival retained the rights throughout these changes until the label was taken over by the US ABC group. The labels became mainly yellow and became ABC-DOT and were issued in Australia by RCA Records.
Dot was eventually swallowed up into the MCA conglomerate.
ZK 2713 - 1968
to
ZK 3870 - 1970
Normal label
Dot Records
Famous Music
Normal label
Dot Records
Famous Music
Normal label
ABC Records
Famous Music
ZK 4767 - 1972
to
ZK 5171 - 1973
K 5430 - 1974
to
K 5646 - 1974
K 5808 - 1975
to
K 6125 - 1975
Label upside down
ABC Records
Famous Music
Label upside down
ABC Records
Famous Music
K 5848-1975
K 6011-1975
K 6292-1976
K 6405-1976
K 6752-1977
K 6011 - 1975
Darker colours
ABC Dot
RCA distribution
103 109 -  may 1978
to
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Sleeves
Range
Front
Back
Details
No 1
1962
to
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For sleeve details
(different types)
see London Records
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 Cut straight   Plastic sleeve  
No 2
.
to
HL 2197 - 1964
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For sleeve details
(different colours/types)
see London Records
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 Cut straight  Inside glued  
No 3
ZK 702 - 1964
to
ZK 754 - 1964
Festival
Ampar
20th Fox
Command
Coral
Dot
Brunswick
Impulse
Atlantic
Leedon
   Cut straight  Plastic sleeve  

 
No 4
ZK 763 - 1964
to
Early 1966
Festival
Ampar
20th Fox
Command
Coral
Dot
Sunshine
Impulse
Atlantic
Leedon
   Cut straight  Plastic sleeve  
No 5
Early 1966
to
Mid 1966
Festival
Ampar
20th Fox
Command
Coral
Dot
Sunshine
Impulse
Atlantic
Leedon
   Cut straight  Plastic sleeve  
No 6
ZK 1239 - 1966
to
ZK 1247 - 1966
Festival
Spin
Leedon
20th Fox
Command
Coral
Dot
Sunshine
Impulse
Atlantic
Ampar
Scepter
   Cut straight  Plastic sleeve  
No 7
ZK 1310 - 1966
to
ZK 1357 - 1966
Command
Ampar
Scepter
Dot
Atlantic
Coral
Dot
World Pacific
Brunswick
20th Century Fox
Festival
Kommotion
Leedon
A.T.A.
Clarion
Spin
Sunshine
   Cut straight  Plastic sleeve  
No 8
ZK 1393 - 1966
to
.
Command
Ampar
Scepter
Dot
Atlantic
Coral
Dot
World Pacific
Brunswick
20th Century Fox
Festival
Kommotion
Leedon
A.T.A.
Clarion
Spin
Sunshine
Phonovox-Vogue
   Cut straight  Plastic sleeve  
No 9
ZK 1423 - 1966
to
ZK 1573 - 1966
Command
Ampar
Scepter
Dot
Atlantic
Coral
World Pacific
Brunswick
20th Century Fox
Monument
A&M
Festival
Kommotion
Leedon
A.T.A.
Clarion
Spin
Sunshine
Downunder
 Cut straight  Glued bottom/right  
No 10
ZK 1596 - 1967
to
ZK 1763 - 1967
A&M
Ampar
Atlantic
Command
Coral
Dot
20th Century Fox
Impulse
Monument
Scepter
Festival
A.T.A.
Clarion
Leedon
L.H.I.
Project 3
Spin
Stax
Sunshine
   Cut straight  Glued bottom/right  
No 11
ZK 1808 - 1967
to
1968
A&M
Ampar
A.T.A.
Atlantic
Calendar
Clarion
Command
Coral
Dot
Festival
Impulse
Imperial
Leedon
L.H.I.
Liberty
Monument
Project 3
Scepter
Spin
Sunshine
United Artists
   Cut straight  Inside glued  
No 12
1968
to
1969

 
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For sleeve details
(different colours)
see Festival Group
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   Cut straight  Glued bottom/right  
No 13
1969
to
1971
   Cut straight/cut corners  Inside glued  
No 14
1972
to
1972
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For sleeve details
(different colours)
see Festival Group
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   Cut straight/cut corners  Inside glued  
No 15
1972
to
K 6752 - 1977
....
For sleeve details
(different colours)
see Festival Group
....
   Cut straight/cut corners  Inside glued  
No 16
103109 - 1978
to
.
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For sleeve details
(different types)
see RCA Records
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   Cut straight  Glued bottom/right