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Manticore Records was founded in 1973 by Emerson, Lake & Palmer to release their own music, but expanded to carry several other artists as well. The label folded in 1977, but reactivated in 2017 under authorization of the Greg Lake estate.
Releases on file (6)
Emerson, Lake & Palmer — Brain Salad Surgery Emerson, Lake & Palmer — Brain Salad Surgery
(Manticore Records MC 66669, 1973, LP)
Joe Jackson — Night and Day II Joe Jackson — Night and Day II
(Manticore Records SK 89261, 2000, CD)
Greg Lake & Geoff Downes — Ride the Tiger Greg Lake & Geoff Downes — Ride the Tiger
(Manticore Records MR002, 2015, CD)
Greg Lake — Live in Piacenza Greg Lake — Live in Piacenza
(Manticore Records MAN001, 2012/2017, CD / LP)
John Greaves — Life Size John Greaves — Life Size
(Manticore Records no#, 2018, CD / LP / DL)
Annie Barbazza & Max Repetti — Moonchild Annie Barbazza & Max Repetti — Moonchild
(Manticore Records MAN002, 2018, CD)

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2020-03-24
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2020-03-17
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2020-03-06
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2020-02-18
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