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TOTAL EXPERIENCE
UK Labels and Company Sleeve 1982-1988

Labels

PolyGram distribution
RCA distribution
RCA distribution
Westside distribution
1982
to
1984
1984
to
1986
1986
to
1987
1988
In the 1970s, Lonnie Simmons operated a club on Crenshaw Boulvevard in South Central Los Angeles called The Total Experience, similar to the West-Hollywood Roxy Theatre.  Eventually he invested in a recording studio, launching his production company Total Experience Productions. The label was a founded in 1981  with a distribution deal through Mercury/PolyGram. Its two major acts were The Gap Band and Yarbrough & Peoples. In 1984, Total Experience changed its distribution to RCA Records.
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No 1
1984
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1987
RCA distribution
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