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Barclay is a French record company and label founded by Eddie Barclay in 1953.

Eddie Barclay was a bandleader, pianist, producer, and nightclub owner. With his wife, Nicole, who was the vocalist in his band, he started Barclay. The catalogue included the work of Stéphane Grappelli, Lionel Hampton, and Rhoda Scott. In 1978 the label was sold to Polygram. Jazz issues ceased in 1983.

Barclay's catalogue includes Hugues Aufray, Charles Aznavour, Alain Bashung, Jacques Brel, Les Chaussettes Noires, Dalida, Jean Ferrat, Léo Ferré, Nino Ferrer, Jimi Hendrix, Patrick Juvet, Fela Kuti, Femi Kuti, Danielle Licari, Mireille Mathieu, Mika, Eddy Mitchell, Modjo, Noir Désir, Paradis, Henri Salvador, Emilie Simon, Rachid Taha, and the Wild Magnolias.

Barclay Records is owned and distributed by Universal Music Group.

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