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|Tiger Lily Records|
|Parent company||Roulette Records|
|Country of origin||USA|
|Location||40 West 57th Street, New York, NY 10019|
The United States version of Tiger Lily Records' was a record label that was run by Roulette Records founder Morris Levy.Purportedly it was a tax scam created by Levy and was never intended to make a profit. Tiger Lily's primary modus operandi was to acquire demo tapes from artists or studios and then release them without the artists consent and sometimes without even the artist's knowledge. Other albums released by Tiger Lily have been identified as bootlegs of albums released in the early 1970s by Artie Ripp's Family Productions and two cases of performers who were actually signed to Tiger Lily Records have been identified.
The most prominent artists known to have a record released by Tiger Lily were Richard Pryor, whose album L.A. Jail was released by Tiger Lily, and Rod Stewart, who had a live recording of him in performance at the 1973 Reading and Leeds Festivals released by Tiger Lily in 1976 under the title Reading Festival Featuring Rod Stewart. The album credited to Stewart was really a collection of various artists from the Reading Festival, with Rod Stewart and the Faces only appearing on one track.The most expensive and best known Tiger Lily Records release is the album "Stonewall" credited to a band of the same name. It has sold for as much as $14,100.
Along with Guinness Records, Tiger Lily was one of the major tax scam labels of the 1970s with around 70 albums being released.The types of albums released by Tiger Lily fell into several broad categories:
Record collector and music producer Stephan Colloredo-Mansfeld is said to own the largest collection of Tiger Lily releases in the world.
|2||Brother Bait||Brother Bait||1976|
|3||Brubeck, Darius & Friends||Darius Brubeck & Friends||1976|
|4||Cahoon Lindsay Band, James||Kinky Mersey||1976|
|6||Carr, Frankie||Frankie Carr||1975|
|7||Clarke, Linda||Yes, Indeed!|
|8||Claude & Sherry||Claude & Sherry|
|9||Corbitt & Daniels||Live I|
|10||Corbitt & Daniels||Live II|
|11||Drake Band, Steve||Nature Intended|
|12||Fields & Shipley||Fields & Shipley|
|13||Gordon, Jon||Jon Gordon|
|14||Gray, Dobie||Gray, Dobie|
|15||Heavy Cruiser||Heavy Cruiser|
|16||Holbrook Experience, John||Miserable You|
|17||Howard, James Newton||James Newton Howard|
|18||Jade, Roland||12 For The Road|
|19||James , Jay||Good Times & Bad Times|
|20||King, Clydie||Rushing To Meet You|
|21||Lewis, David||Just Mollie and Me..|
|22||Mead, David||I'm On Stage|
|23||Oliver Walrus||Me, Myself And I|
|24||Pryor, Richard||L.A. Jail||1976|
|25||Rose, Tim||Unfinished Song|
|26||Sherman, Steve||It Is What It Is...|
|27||Starr, Charlie||Charlie Starr|
|28||Stewart, Rod & Friends||Reading Festival|
|29||Titus, Libby||Titus, Libby|
|30||Woodstock Revival||Cruisin' In Time|
|31||Onion||Made from Plate||1976|
|32||Sounds of the City Experience||Sounds of the City Experience||1976|
|33||Too Smooth||Too Smooth||1976|
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