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London Recordings (or London Records and London Music Stream) is a British record label that marketed records in the United States, Canada, and Latin America for Decca Records from 1947 to 1980 before becoming semi-independent. The London name — as London American Recordings, often shortened to London American — was also used by British Decca in the UK market, for releases taken from American labels, which British Decca licensed.
|Parent company||Universal Music Group (pre-1980 catalogue, London USA, trademark rights for "London Records" and "London Recordings" names and logos, and distribution of Because Music)|
Because Music (label and most of post-1980 catalogues, also licenses trademarks from UMG)
Warner Music Group (New Order catalogue and certain releases of post-1998 catalogue)
|Distributor(s)||Decca Records/UMe (pre-1980 catalogue)|
Virgin Music Label & Artist Services (most of post-1980 catalogues)
Rhino Entertainment (New Order, All Saints, Slash Records)
|Country of origin||United Kingdom|
The label is owned by Because Music, which also owned most of the post-1980 and post-1998 catalogues.