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ARLEN
US Labels and Company Sleeve 1961-1962

Labels (500-series)

L.A. 66, Calif.
L.A. 66, Calif.
Culver City, Calif.
L.A. 66, Calif.
501 - sep 1961
to
520 - oct 1962
509 - may 1962
Dot distribution
509 - may 1962
513 - sep 1962
Buddy Jack was owner, president, songwriter and artist at the Los Angeles based Arlen label. 
The two series 500 and 1000 started in 1961 and ended in 1963 (1000) and 1962 (500) respectively. 
The rumoured No. 521 was actually No. 721 of Philadelphia based Arlen,
Danny Rae & The Defiants/Beatle mania/ Hold on (03.1963). 
Randy Wood of DOT Records bought two Arlen releases for his label: 
1. Hot pastrami  -  The Dartells  (ARLEN 509) released on DOT 16453  02/1963 
2. Dance, everybody, dance  -  The Dartells (ARLEN 513) released on DOT 16502  07/1963 
ARLEN 502 was also released as ARLEN 1002  -   Fleet & Freddy  Drag Race Boogie/ Sunset till dawn.
Not to be cunfused with the Philadelphia based Arlen label. See below sleeve.
L.A. 66, Calif.
L.A. 66, Calif.
515 - sep 1962
520 - oct 1962
...........Labels (1000-series)
L.A. 66, Calif.
L.A. 66, Calif.
L.A. 66, Calif.
1002 - sep 1961
to
1014 - dec 1962
1014 - dec 1962
1015 - 1963
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Sleeve
Range
Front
Back
Details
No 1
1961
to
1963
12837 Washington Blvd.,
Los Angeles 66, California
 Cut straight/notch  Inside glued  
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Arlen of Philadephia
7-11 - sep 1962
712 - 1962
to
722 - 1963
726 - apr 1963
to
753 - 1964
The other ARLEN was Harry Finfer´s "ARLEN of Philadelphia" named after his daughter Arlen and founded in 1962. First release was Untie me/ Disillusioned by The Tams on Arlen of Philadelphia 7-11 (Billboard 01.09.1962). 
The hyphen in the record number was dropped on the subsequent issues. 

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