Ariola

Ariola

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This is a German label. Use this entry only if the displayed label is Ariola or a role is credited to Ariola only.
Label Code: LC 0116 / LC 00116
The Ariola label was established by Ariola Schallplatten GmbH, founded and registered in the German commercial register on 12 May 1958 in Gütersloh by Reinhard Mohn. From Summer 1960 on the record company was renamed to Ariola GmbH, but you'll still find the old name printed on releases in the early 60s.

The label had some early successes with Willy Millowitsch and Josephine Baker and became a major player in Europe in the 1960s with German/Austrian Schlager stars like Peter Alexander and Udo Jürgens.

The release date of records on the Ariola label (as well as records licensed by the parent company) can determined by the info given on label or sleeve: From July 1962 to 1963 the parent company was renamed to Ariola-Sonopress GmbH and finally renamed to Ariola Eurodisc GmbH in January 1964.

The Ariola label since then was used for the company's (mostly German) dance and pop repertoire.

Please note: it's still ok according to the discogs guidelines, to link Ariola as a distributor in this period if denoted: Im Ariola-Vertrieb, even if this credit obviously relates to Ariola-Eurodisc GmbH as the factual distributor.

Starting in 1969 the record company established several subsidiaries in Europe, North and South America during the 1970s. In 1981/82 the distribution mark changed to "Distributed by Ariola Group Of Companies", due to the internationalization of the record company and their worldwide distribution.

In 1987 Bertelsmann AG reorganized its music business after the acquisition of RCA and established Bertelsmann Music Group BMG. As a result of this, Ariola Eurodisc GmbH was renamed to BMG Ariola München GmbH. In 2005 Ariola became part of Sony BMG Music Entertainment (Germany) GmbH, after Sony Music Entertainment Inc. and Bertelsmann Music Group had started their joint-venture in 2004. In August 2008, Sony acquired Bertelsmann's 50% stake in the company. Since 2009 the label Ariola is part of the Sony Music Entertainment Germany GmbH

If you are submitting an Ariola record without release year info, check the matrix number in the runout area. If the matrix stamp ends with “…/##S”, the two numbers indicates a year. For example, “…/77S” indicates mastering or press date 1977, which is often the same as the release date.

Declaration for the cat# in the early 60s:
First digit:
1 = classical
2 = Baccarola repertoire
3 or 4 = Ariola dance and pop repertoire
5 = speech recording
6 = jazz
7 = international repertoire
2nd digit:
1 = LP 12" 33 rpm mono
2 = LP 12" 33 rpm stereo
3 = LP 10" 33 rpm mono
4 = LP 10" 33 rpm stereo
5 = 7" 45 rpm common mono
6 = 7" 45 rpm extended play mono
7 = 7" 45 rpm common stereo
8 = 7" 45 rpm extended play stereo
The literal suffixes are price codes
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Contact Info:
Contact info from 1961:
Ariola GmbH Gütersloh, Postfach 853
Geschäftsstellen:
Berlin W 30, Victoria-Luise-Platz 7
Düsseldorf, Albertstraße 92
Frankfurt/Main, Niddastr. 51/1
Hamburg 1, Altstädter Straße 6
München 15, Sonnenstraße 33b
Stuttgart N, Jägerstraße 51
Hannover, Berliner Allee 47
Austria: Ariola Ges.MBH Wien, Wien I, Graben 29A
Switzerland: Generalvertretung John Lay, Luzern, Himmelrichstaße 6
Netherlands: N.V. Nederlansche Gramofoon-Mij., Amsterdamse-Veerkade 22a, Den Haag/Holland
Belgium: Discobel N.V., 31, Rue du Lombard, Brüssel/Belgium
Sites:
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Label


Cat#  Artist Title (Format) Label Cat#  Country Year
00000 Ariola Infokassette 7/86 von 21.08.1986  album cover Various Ariola Infokassette 7/86 von 21.08.1986(VHS, Promo, PAL) Ariola 00000 Germany 1986 Sell This Version
0000 Ariola Infokassette 2/86 vom 7.3.1986  album cover Various Ariola Infokassette 2/86 vom 7.3.1986(VHS, Mono, Promo, PAL) Ariola 0000 Germany 1986 Sell This Version
001 Show Primeiro De Maio  album cover Various Show Primeiro De Maio(LP, Comp) Ariola 001 Brazil 1980 Sell This Version
1 A 0369 Christmas Album  album cover Boney M. Christmas Album(7", Single, Promo, Gat) Ariola 1 A 0369 Spain 1990 Sell This Version
1A 108843 37 Grados   album cover Radio Futura 37 Grados (Single) 1A 108843 Spain 1987 Sell This Version
1A 108921 Soy Un Animal  album cover Los Toreros Muertos Soy Un Animal(7", Promo) Ariola 1A 108921 Spain 1987 Sell This Version
1A 108939 Va Por Ellos  album cover El Fary Va Por Ellos (Single) 1A 108939 Spain 1987 Sell This Version
1A 108979 A Dama Que Ia No Branco Cabalo - O Cabaleiro Da Pruma Na Gorra / Poemas De Alvaro Cunqueiro  album cover Amancio Prada A Dama Que Ia No Branco Cabalo - O Cabaleiro Da Pruma Na Gorra / Poemas De Alvaro Cunqueiro(7") Ariola 1A 108979 Spain 1987 Sell This Version
1A 108992 Cuando Seas Grande  album cover Miguel Mateos - Zas Cuando Seas Grande(7", Promo) Ariola 1A 108992 Spain 1987 Sell This Version
1A 109138 Jet Airliner  album cover Modern Talking Jet Airliner(7", Single, Promo) Ariola, Hansa 1A 109138 Spain 1987 Sell This Version
1A 109139 El Canto Del Gallo  album cover Radio Futura El Canto Del Gallo (Single) 1A 109139 Spain 1987 Sell This Version
1A 109140 Así Estoy Yo Sin Ti  album cover Joaquín Sabina Así Estoy Yo Sin Ti(7", Single, Promo) Ariola 1A 109140 Spain 1987 Sell This Version
1A 109141 Hijo De La Luna  album cover Mecano Hijo De La Luna(7", Single) Ariola 1A 109141 Spain 1987 Sell This Version
1A 109149 Asi Estoy Yo Sin Ti  album cover Joaquín Sabina Asi Estoy Yo Sin Ti(7", Single) Ariola 1A 109149 Spain 1987 Sell This Version
1A 109168 Vete, Vete, Vete  album cover El Fary Vete, Vete, Vete(7", Single) Ariola 1A 109168 Spain 1987 Sell This Version
1A 109183 Just A Friend Of Mine  album cover Vaya Con Dios Just A Friend Of Mine(7", Single) Ariola 1A 109183 Spain 1987 Sell This Version
1A 109191 Les Tzars  album cover Indochine Les Tzars(7") Ariola 1A 109191 Spain 1987 Sell This Version
1A 109227 La Casa De L'Amic  album cover Maria Del Mar Bonet Amb La Col-laboració De Lluís Llach* Maria Del Mar Bonet Amb La Col-laboració De Lluís Llach* - La Casa De L'Amic(7", Promo) Ariola 1A 109227 Spain 1987 Sell This Version
1A 109294 Tierra  album cover Javier Ruibal Tierra(7", Single) Ariola 1A 109294 Spain 1987 Sell This Version
1A 109299 Besos De Judas   album cover Joaquín Sabina Besos De Judas (7", Single) Ariola 1A 109299 Spain 1987 Sell This Version
1A 109299 Besos De Judas   album cover Joaquín Sabina Besos De Judas (7", Promo) Ariola 1A 109299 Spain 1987 Sell This Version
1A 109300 La Negra Flor  album cover Radio Futura La Negra Flor(7", Single) Ariola 1A 109300 Spain 1987 Sell This Version
1A 109315 Un Hombre y Una Mujer  album cover Agustín Pantoja Un Hombre y Una Mujer(7", Single, Promo) Ariola 1A 109315 Spain 1987 Sell This Version
1A 109354 On The Desk  album cover Los Toreros Muertos On The Desk(7", Single) Ariola 1A 109354 Spain 1987 Sell This Version
1A 109370 Bienaventurados - Llegar A Viejo  album cover Joan Manuel Serrat Bienaventurados - Llegar A Viejo(7", Single, Promo) Ariola 1A 109370 Spain 1987 Sell This Version
1A 109484 Los Fantasmas Del Roxy - Detras, Esta La Gente  album cover Joan Manuel Serrat Los Fantasmas Del Roxy - Detras, Esta La Gente(7", Single, Promo) Ariola 1A 109484 Spain 1987 Sell This Version
1A 109492 Pacto Entre Caballeros  album cover Joaquín Sabina Pacto Entre Caballeros(7", Single) Ariola 1A 109492 Spain 1987 Sell This Version
1A 109543 In 100 Years ...  album cover Modern Talking In 100 Years ...(7", Single) Ariola 1A 109543 Spain 1987 Sell This Version
1A 109628 La Rana Y El Principe - No me importa...  album cover Joan Manuel Serrat La Rana Y El Principe - No me importa...(7", Single, Promo) Ariola 1A 109628 Spain 1987 Sell This Version
1A 109629 Manolito  album cover Los Toreros Muertos Manolito(7", Single) Ariola 1A 109629 Spain 1987 Sell This Version
1A 109 663 Aleluya Nº5  album cover Luis Eduardo Aute Aleluya Nº5(7", Single) Ariola, Ariola 1A 109 663 Spain 1987 Sell This Version
1A 109681 Cicciolina   album cover La Trinca Cicciolina (7") Ariola 1A 109681 Spain 1987 Sell This Version
1A 109688 Annabel Lee  album cover Radio Futura Annabel Lee(7", Single) Ariola 1A 109688 Spain 1987 Sell This Version
1A 109689 Joaquín Sabina Que Se Llama Soledad(7", Single) Ariola 1A 109689 Spain 1987 Sell This Version
1A 109711 Flor De Verano  album cover Mango (2) Flor De Verano(7") Ariola 1A 109711 Spain 1987 Sell This Version
1A 109767 Ho Farem Tota La Nit  album cover La Trinca Ho Farem Tota La Nit(7") Ariola 1A 109767 Spain 1987 Sell This Version
1A 109769 Para Ti  album cover Los Toreros Muertos Para Ti(7", Single) Ariola 1A 109769 Spain 1988 Sell This Version
1A 109797 Cada Vez Que Me Amas  album cover Luis Eduardo Aute Cada Vez Que Me Amas(7", Single) Ariola 1A 109797 Spain 1988 Sell This Version
1A 109857 Good Guys Only Win In Movies  album cover C.C. Catch Good Guys Only Win In Movies(7", Single) Hansa, Ariola 1A 109857 Spain 1988 Sell This Version
1A 109858 Estrella Del Norte   album cover Mango (2) Estrella Del Norte (7", Single) Ariola 1A 109858 Spain 1988 Sell This Version
1A 109885 Quico, Rendeix-te!   album cover Francesc Pi De La Serra Quico, Rendeix-te! (7", Single) Ariola 1A 109885 Spain 1988 Sell This Version
1A 109892 House Of Mystic Lights  album cover C.C. Catch House Of Mystic Lights(7", Single) Ariola 1A 109892 Spain 1988 Sell This Version
1A 111525 La Madre  album cover Víctor Manuel La Madre(7", Single) Ariola 1A 111525 Spain 1988 Sell This Version
1A 111558 No Hay Marcha En Nueva York  album cover Mecano No Hay Marcha En Nueva York (Single) 1A 111558 Spain 1988 Sell This Version
1A 111559 Caballo Blanco  album cover Amancio Prada Caballo Blanco(7", Single) Ariola, Ariola, BMG Ariola España 1A 111559 Spain 1988 Sell This Version
1A 111633 La Chica De Los Limones  album cover El Fary La Chica De Los Limones(7", Single) Ariola 1A 111633 Spain 1988 Sell This Version
1A 111678 Un Hombre Despierta  album cover Víctor Manuel Un Hombre Despierta(7", Single) Ariola 1A 111678 Spain 1988 Sell This Version
1A 111715 Una De Romanos  album cover Joaquín Sabina Una De Romanos(7", Single) Ariola 1A 111715 Spain 1988 Sell This Version
1A 111728 Los Amantes  album cover Mecano Los Amantes(7", Single) Ariola 1A 111728 Spain 1988 Sell This Version
1A 111801 Semaforo  album cover Amancio Prada Semaforo(7") Ariola, BMG Ariola España, Ariola 1A 111801 Spain 1988 Sell This Version
1A 111805 Don't Cry For Louie  album cover Vaya Con Dios Don't Cry For Louie(7", Sin) Ariola 1A 111805 Spain 1988 Sell This Version
1A 111841 Baby Don't Forget My Number  album cover Milli Vanilli Baby Don't Forget My Number(7", Single) Hansa, Ariola 1A 111841 Spain 1988 Sell This Version
1A 111868 ¿Quién Me Ha Robado El Mes De Abril?  album cover Joaquín Sabina ¿Quién Me Ha Robado El Mes De Abril?(7", Single) Ariola 1A 111868 Spain 1988 Sell This Version
1A 111884 Si Te Pregunta  album cover Agustín Pantoja Si Te Pregunta(7") Ariola 1A 111884 Spain 1988 Sell This Version
1A 111935 Mujer Contra Mujer   album cover Mecano Mujer Contra Mujer (7") Ariola 1A 111935 Spain 1988 Sell This Version
1A 111 955 Un Año Más  album cover Mecano Un Año Más(7") Ariola 1A 111 955 Spain 1988 Sell This Version
1A 112142 El Directo De Radio Futura - Escuela De Calor  album cover Radio Futura El Directo De Radio Futura - Escuela De Calor(7", Single) Ariola 1A 112142 Spain 1989 Sell This Version
1A 112156 Eva Tomando El Sol  album cover Joaquín Sabina Eva Tomando El Sol(7", Single) Ariola 1A 112156 Spain 1989 Sell This Version
1A 112180 Metal Marathon  album cover The Heavy's* Metal Marathon(7", Single, Mixed) Ariola 1A 112180 Spain 1989 Sell This Version
1A 112227 La Fuerza Del Destino   album cover Mecano La Fuerza Del Destino (7", Single) Ariola, BMG Ariola España 1A 112227 Spain 1989 Sell This Version
1A 112 301 Say No  album cover Fischer-Z Say No(7", Single) Ariola 1A 112 301 Spain 1989 Sell This Version
1A 112336 En Algun Lloc Del Meu Cor  album cover Maria Del Mar Bonet En Algun Lloc Del Meu Cor(7", Single, Promo) Ariola 1A 112336 Spain 1989 Sell This Version
1A 112348 Arde Paris  album cover Ana Belen* Arde Paris(7", Single) Ariola, Ariola 1A 112348 Spain 1989 Sell This Version
1A 112349 Mundo Mágico  album cover Los Toreros Muertos Mundo Mágico(7") Ariola 1A 112349 Spain 1989 Sell This Version
1A 112356 Bakerman  album cover Laid Back Bakerman(7", Single) Ariola 1A 112356 Spain 1989 Sell This Version
1A 112382 Puerto Rico / Lulu's Song  album cover Vaya Con Dios Puerto Rico / Lulu's Song(7", Single) Ariola 1A 112382 Spain 1989 Sell This Version
1A-112391 La Belleza  album cover Luis Eduardo Aute La Belleza(7", Promo) Ariola 1A-112391 Spain 1989 Sell This Version
1A 112404 Rap Del Optimista  album cover Joaquin Sabina* Rap Del Optimista(7", Single) Ariola 1A 112404 Spain 1989 Sell This Version
1A 112 481 El Blues Del Esclavo (Version Tango)  album cover Mecano El Blues Del Esclavo (Version Tango)(7") Ariola 1A 112 481 Spain 1989 Sell This Version
1A 112554 Soy Falangista (Y Me Voy De Excursión)  album cover Los Toreros Muertos Soy Falangista (Y Me Voy De Excursión)(7", Single) Ariola 1A 112554 Spain 1989 Sell This Version
1A 112562 Lía  album cover Ana Belén Lía(7", Single) Ariola 1A 112562 Spain 1989 Sell This Version
1A 112592 Si No Fos Per Tu / Kubala   album cover Serrat* Si No Fos Per Tu / Kubala (7") Ariola 1A 112592 Spain 1989 Sell This Version
1A 112613 Vaya Faena  album cover Luis Eduardo Aute Vaya Faena(7", Single) Ariola 1A 112613 Spain 1989 Sell This Version
1A 112 619 I Like It  album cover Dino (2) I Like It(7") Ariola 1A 112 619 Spain 1989 Sell This Version
1A-112647 Girl I'm Gonna Miss You  album cover Milli Vanilli Girl I'm Gonna Miss You(7", Single) Ariola 1A-112647 Spain 1989 Sell This Version
1A 112 961 Indochine Le Baiser(7") Ariola 1A 112 961 Spain 1990 Sell This Version
1A 112970 Ana Belén Ya No Puedo Parar(7", Single) Ariola 1A 112970 Spain 1990 Sell This Version
1A 113 113 Veneno En La Piel  album cover Radio Futura Veneno En La Piel(7", Single) Ariola 1A 113 113 Spain 1990 Sell This Version
1A 113142 Jungle Kings  album cover Jungle Kings Jungle Kings(7") Ariola 1A 113142 Spain 1990 Sell This Version
1A 113177 No me defiendas tanto  album cover Víctor Manuel No me defiendas tanto(7") Ariola 1A 113177 Spain 1990 Sell This Version
1A 113227 La Mujer De Tu Vida  album cover Mendo* - Fuster* / Maria Barranco* Mendo* - Fuster* / Maria Barranco* - La Mujer De Tu Vida(7") BMG Ariola España, Ariola 1A 113227 Spain 1990 Sell This Version
1A 113326 Revelación  album cover Mision Imposible (2) Revelación(7", Single) Ariola 1A 113326 Spain 1990 Sell This Version
1A 113483 Corazon De Tiza  album cover Radio Futura Corazon De Tiza(7", Single) Ariola 1A 113483 Spain 1990 Sell This Version
1A 113831 Mary Had A Little Boy  album cover Snap! Mary Had A Little Boy(7", Single) Ariola 1A 113831 Spain 1990 Sell This Version
1A 113941 El Amigo Desconocido  album cover Radio Futura El Amigo Desconocido(7", Single) Ariola 1A 113941 Spain 1990 Sell This Version
1A 114155 Luis Eduardo Aute Un Chupito De Ron(7") Ariola 1A 114155 Spain 1991 Sell This Version
1A 114197 Si Me Quedo Esperando  album cover Comité Cisne Si Me Quedo Esperando(7", Single) Ariola 1A 114197 Spain 1991 Sell This Version
1A 114508 Menéalo   album cover Francheska Menéalo (7", Single) Ariola 1A 114508 Spain 1991 Sell This Version
1A 114661 Tina Charles I Love to Love(7", Promo, MED) Ariola 1A 114661 Spain 1991 Sell This Version
1A 114702 Naturaleza Muerta  album cover Mecano Naturaleza Muerta(7") Ariola, BMG España 1A 114702 Spain 1991 Sell This Version
1A 114893 Vico C She Likes My Reggae(7") Ariola 1A 114893 Spain 1991 Sell This Version
1A 114901 Bronco (10) Si Te Vuelves A Enamorar(7") Ariola 1A 114901 Spain 1991 Sell This Version
1A 115042 Sabado Noche  album cover Various Sabado Noche(7", Single, Promo) Ariola 1A 115042 Spain 1991 Sell This Version
1A 115068 Dalai Lama  album cover Mecano Dalai Lama(7") Ariola 1A 115068 Spain 1992 Sell This Version
1A 115247 Pueblos Del Mundo, Extinguios!  album cover Siniestro Total Pueblos Del Mundo, Extinguios!(7", Single) Ariola, Animal Tour 1A 115247 Spain 1992 Sell This Version
1A 022-15 8308 1 Do You Remember 4  album cover Various Do You Remember 4(LP, Comp) Music For Pleasure 1A 022-15 8308 1 Netherlands 1985 Sell This Version
2 ARL 39160 Sky Five Live  album cover Sky (4) Sky Five Live (Album) 2 ARL 39160 Italy 1983 Sell This Version
2B 74321 11114 2 Joaquin El Necio  album cover Albert Pla Joaquin El Necio(CD, Single, Sli) Ariola, Ariola 2B 74321 11114 2 Spain 1992 Sell This Version
2 C 006-20758 M Borriquito / Aghipilu  album cover Los Amaya Borriquito / Aghipilu(7", Single) Odeon, Odeon 2 C 006-20758 M France 1971 Sell This Version
2CAMS 001 Malinche - La Epopeya Musical De México  album cover Various Malinche - La Epopeya Musical De México(2xLP, Album) Ariola 2CAMS 001 Mexico 1987 Sell This Version

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DJPierrelemere

DJPierrelemere

January 31, 2017
I have Ariola a single number which are not listed here. I have several single`s which are not found in discogs. Can not publish as last year?
specialistmor

specialistmor

November 30, 2015
MARK SPIRO COWRITER WITH STEVE KIPNER OF I LL BE GOOD TO YOU BENNY MARDONES HIT SINGLE1987
John_Dunbar

John_Dunbar

March 10, 2015
206 583 = Mark Spiro - The spiro tapes, Ariola, 1984, D, LP, prod. Jack White
John_Dunbar

John_Dunbar

November 4, 2014
Ariola 89 205 XCT = Pop Chronik 21, 2 LP Set, gatefold, 1971, incl. 4 pages booklet inside, 28 tracks.....Man - the storm