Canadian-American Records

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Canadian-American Records
Parent company Caprice International
Founded 1957 (1957)
Founder Leonard Zimmer
Genre Various
Country of origin U.S., Canada
Location Pennsylvania, Winnipeg
Official website

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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