Golden Crest Records, formerly of:
220 Broadway, Huntington Station,
Long Island, NY, USA
President: Clark Galehouse
Current owner: John Broven in conjunction with Library of Congress
Type of output: rock 'n' roll, teen pop, jazz, R&B, doo wop, classical, comedy, educational and more (1956-84)
Subsidiary of Shelley Products pressing plant
Subsidiary labels: Shelley, Crest, Silver Crest, DeWitt, Yorkshire
Publishing company: CFG Publishing Co. (affiliated to BMI, 1957)
There is still a stock of original vinyl albums available for sale, but no 45s. See catalog here.
Please communicate by email via the contact page (especially for licensing inquiries and LPs); or write to: PO Box 26, Cold Spring Harbor, NY 11724, USA.
Latest release: "The Best of Golden Crest" double CD (Ace CDCH2 1254). See more
For the Golden Crest story, read John Broven’s article, “Golden Crest Records: The Independent Record Industry Comes To Long Island” in the December, 2012, edition of Stony Brook University’s Long Island History Journal. Link.
Featured Golden Crest Artists: