Rainbow Records

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Rainbow Records
Founded1920 (1920)
FounderHomer Rodeheaver
Defunct1955 (1955)
LocationChicago, Illinois, and Winona Lake, Indiana

Rainbow Records was a record label based in the United States of America in 1920 which featured recordings of Christian gospel music, hymns, and spirituals.[1]

Rainbow Records were made by the Rodeheaver Record Company of Chicago, Illinois, which in turn was owned by trombonist and composer Homer Rodeheaver.

Rainbow Records were standard lateral-cut "78" double-sided disc records. The audio fidelity is decidedly below average for the era, and all are acoustically recorded. Some seem to have been recorded and pressed by Gennett Records.

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  1. ^ "Early Gospel: Chronology".