Canadian-American Records

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Canadian-American Records
Parent companyCaprice International
Founded1957 (1957)
FounderLeonard Zimmer
Country of originU.S., Canada
LocationPennsylvania, Winnipeg

Canadian-American Records was a record label founded by Leonard Zimmer and based in New York City and Winnipeg, Manitoba. It was started in February, 1959 by Gene Orndorf of Deering, North Dakota.[1][2][3] The most popular artists for the label were the duo of Santo & Johnny and the singer Linda Scott. The label is based in Lititz, Pennsylvania.[4]


  1. ^ Fred Bronson (2003). The Billboard book of number 1 Hits. Billboard Books. p. 58.
  2. ^ "Canuck Label Makes Debut". The Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc.: 8 February 2, 1959. ISSN 0006-2510.
  3. ^ Bergum, Leslie R. (October 28, 1957). "Opinion 57-180" (PDF). State of North Dakota. Retrieved 23 September 2010.
  4. ^ "Canadian-American Records". Retrieved 20 July 2016.

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