Compagnia Generale del Disco

1948 - 1988

Compagnia Generale del Disco, also known as CGD, was an Italian label active between 1948 and 1988. It was founded by Teddy Reno.

In 1959 the label was acquired by Sugar Music and distributed by Messaggerie Musicali.

In 1966 had a deal with CBS to distribute its catalog in the Italian market, thus forming CBS Sugar in 1970, which last until 1977.

In 1988 it was acquired by Warner Music Group to form CGD East West, until early 2000's when the label was merged into Atlantic.