Epic has used many logos over the years. These are the first four...
...and this is the current version.
Epic Records is a subsidiary of Columbia Records
Music is the parent company to both labels. It was introduced in 1953
as an imprint that focused on Pop, Classical Music
, and Jazz
, but by The Sixties
it was releasing music in all genres.
The 1960s is also when Epic had its first lasting successes, with crooner Bobby Vinton and several British Invasion
bands keeping the label on the charts. However, Epic really came into its own in 1983
, when its release of Michael Jackson
became the highest-selling album of all time.
Not to be confused with Epic Rocking
Epic Records performers, past and present, with TV Tropes pages: