Archive for April, 2014

The Japanese CBS/Sony black-triangle pressing of Paul McCartney Tug of War

When the CD format was launched in 1982, EMI Music in Japan was known as Toshiba-EMI, as in Toshiba the electronics giant.  For historical purposes, the label in Japan was founded in 1960 as Toshiba Musical Industries.  In 1973, Capitol EMI bought a 50% stake in the company, and the name was changed to Toshiba EMI […]