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Sibling Label:Snow
Owner:Paul Bristow
In 1986, Stefan Sidholm and Ingvar Pettersson, formed a company that they decided to name "Sting Productions". They invested as much money as they could borrow, hired musicians and a studio and recorded two records. Sting Productions began to grow. Very soon after the first two records Stefan and Ingvar asked Bengt "Bula" Ericsson to assist with the production. With Bula's help the music began to take on a definite shape and flavor that would be identified with Sting for many years to come. In the early days a number of callers recorded on Sting Records but very soon the regular staff were identified as Stefan, Ingvar, Robert Bjork, Al Stevens and Paul Bristow.

There were still a number of callers who were looking to make records. Stefan and Ingvar decided to create a second label that would provide some of these other callers with the opportunity to record. Snow Records was founded as a "sister label" to Sting; it was agreed, from the outset, that Snow would have equal status to Sting in all respects.

During the first fourteen years, Sting and Snow Records enjoyed a great deal of success. A total of sixty nine records were released, all of which sold well, many appeared in the top sellers, and a fair number reached the number one spot on the release table.

In April 2000, Stefan and Ingvar transferred ownership of Sting and Snow Records to Paul Bristow. Sting and Snow Records returned to full production in March 2001. Since the beginning of 2002, virtually all of the company's back catalogue have become available as MP3 files.

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Grid list of Sting recordings

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Types of Records
39Patter (two instrumentals)
287Singing Call
Recording Artists

Recording Artist# of recordings on
StingAll Labels
Ralf Bender (picture)712
Doug Bennett (picture)130
Robert Björk (picture)1112
Anders Blom (picture)810
Lone Blume (picture)124
Jack Borgström (picture)1819
Michael Braithwaite (picture)38
Cherish Bristow (picture)1313
Paul Bristow (picture)9097
Søren Christensen (picture)24
B.A.A.S.D. CLUB'S 711
Mike Davey (picture)37
Randy Dougherty (picture)154
Agnes Friedrich11
Thorsten Geppert (picture)2228
Tomas Hedberg (picture)12
Ria Hepden11
Ron Hepden (picture)22
Thorsten Hubmann (picture)814
Bjorn Jerneborg11
Jerry Jestin (picture)144
Tommy P. Larsen (picture)715
Søren Lindergaard (picture)322
Bill Mager (picture)11
Carsten Nielsen (picture)632
Tony Oxendine (picture)7209
Ingvar Pettersson1112
Kenny Reese (picture)110
Uli Schingen (picture)36
Stefan Sidholm (picture)2121
Wil Stans (picture)613
Al Stevens (picture)745
The Sting Staff11
Jerry Story (picture)4207
Klaus Strand-Holm (picture)11
Brian Summerfield11
Maarten Weijers (picture)919
Neil Whiston (picture)99
Bronc Wise (picture)286
Barry Wonson112
James Wyatt (picture)831

Ralf BenderDoug BennettRobert Björk

Anders BlomLone BlumeJack Borgström

Michael BraithwaiteCherish BristowPaul Bristow

Søren ChristensenMike DaveyRandy Dougherty

Thorsten GeppertTomas HedbergRon Hepden

Thorsten HubmannJerry JestinTommy P. Larsen

Søren LindergaardBill MagerCarsten Nielsen

Tony OxendineKenny ReeseUli Schingen

Stefan SidholmWil StansAl Stevens

Jerry StoryKlaus Strand-HolmMaarten Weijers

Neil WhistonBronc WiseJames Wyatt
21-January-2018 22:30:30
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