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Canadian-American Records was a record label founded by Leonard Zimmer, and based in both New York City and Winnipeg, Manitoba. It was started in February, 1959 by Gene Orndorf of Deering, ND. The most popular artists for the label were the duo of Santo & Johnny and singer Linda Scott.
By the mid-1960s, the label had stopped issuing new material.Joey Welz, former pianist for Bill Haley and his Comets.
In 1998, Leonard Zimmer turned ownership of the label to
Now based in Lititz, Pennsylvania, Canadian-American Records still produces albums and brings new artists to their own conforming and ever changing over the decades.
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- ^ Canadian-American Records