The output of the label was jazz. A subsidiary named Blue Lou - Various - Pacific Jazz II Collection was started inPacifica recorded jazz, pop and spoken word. In October the name of the company was changed to World Pacific, although Robert Turman - Way Down name Pacific Jazz was still used for some releases.
The World Pacific labels were purchased by Liberty Records in InTransamerica purchased all of the Liberty labels including World Pacific.
Liberty, World Pacific and the rest of the labels were folded in with the United Artists label, another label owned by Transamerica. ByTransamerica and the corporate genius' running it had pretty much destroyed all of the labels including World Pacific which disappeared prior to United Artists did reissue World Pacific material in the 's. For the discographer, it is very difficult to separate the releases of Pacific Jazz, Pacifica and World Pacific, since the names were almost used interchangeably.
Some of the series may have had one name originally and then used the other label on reissues. I also assumed that when the label name was changed in Octoberthe earlier 12 inch issues in the Pacific Jazzand Pacifica series were kept in print with World Pacific labels since all three series continued with World Pacific releases, we know from entries in the Schwann catalog that this was true in some cases but it is not known if it was true in all cases.
The first Pacific Jazz label was black with silver print and logo. This label was used from the start of the label to when the name of the label was changed to World Pacific. The second Pacific Jazz label was black with silver print used for monaural releases.
Blue Lou - Various - Pacific Jazz II Collection is a silver bar across the center with the "World Pacific" logo. Stereo releases use a blue label with silver print. There is a silver band through the center of the label with the "World Pacific" logo. On the Safe In The Arms Of Jesus / Jesus Lover Of My Soul / Praise My Soul The King Of Heaven - The Diamond side is a silver vertical strip with the word "Stereo".
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