Welk Music Group

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Welk Music Group is an American record company comprising three labels, Ranwood Records, Vanguard Records and Sugar Hill Records. It was founded by Lawrence Welk and is still owned by the Welk Family. The company evolved from when Welk's Teleklew Productions acquired its first music publishing company in 1957.[1][2] UMG distributes the Welk labels.[3]

On April 1, 2015, Concord Records acquired both Vanguard Records and Sugar Hill Records from Welk Music Group.[4]

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  1. ^ "Rights Owners: Landmarks". Caslon.com.au. 2008-10-19. Retrieved 2013-07-02. 
  2. ^ Dean Kay. "Lawrence Welk's Best Kept Secret". Home.earthlink.net. Retrieved 2013-07-02. 
  3. ^ [1] Archived February 13, 2010, at the Wayback Machine.
  4. ^ https://www.nytimes.com/2015/04/02/business/media/concord-music-group-buys-vanguard-and-sugar-hill.html

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