Yonca Music,A Legacy of 50 yearsin Turkish Recording Industry.

Throughout its journey YONCA has produced, licensed and distributed tens of thousands of titles, represented many major and independent labels, sold tens of millions of copies of albums and has become one of the leading record companies in Turkish Recording Industry.

LOCAL ARTISTS A-I
  • AKVARYUM
  • ALİ KOCATEPE
  • ALPAY
  • ARİF SAĞ
  • AYTEN ALPMAN
  • BANU KIRBAĞ
  • BEYAZ KELEBEKLER
  • CAHİT OBEN
  • CENGİZ COŞKUNER
  • ÇETİN ALP
  • DİSKO FASIL
  • DİSKO MADIMAK
  • DORUK ONATKUT ORKESTRASI
  • EMİN FINDIKOĞLU
  • ERCAN TURGUT
  • ERSEN
  • ESİN ENGİN
  • FİKRET KIZILOK
  • GÜZİN İLE BAHA
  • HÜLYA
  • HÜMEYRA
  • İSTANBUL ÇALGICILARI
LOCAL ARTISTS J-Z
  • KAYAHAN
  • KISMET KANDIRALI
  • MARŞANDİZ
  • MAZHAR VE FUAT
  • MELTEM
  • MİNE
  • MUALLA AKIN
  • NEJAT AKTUĞ
  • NÜKHET DURU
  • ÖMÜR GÖKSEL
  • ÖNDER BALİ
  • OSMAN İŞMEN
  • ÖZDEMİR ERDOĞAN
  • TALHA ÖZMEN
  • TANAR ÇATALPINAR
  • TANJU OKAN
  • TİMUR SELÇUK
  • TRT ARA MÜZİKLERİ
  • YONCA ÜÇLÜSÜ
  • ZAFER DİLEK
  • ZAFER, BANU VE HULYA
LABELS
  • A&M
  • BMG
  • Concord
  • DeccaDef Jam Recordings
  • Deutsche Grammophon
  • DMC
  • ECM
  • Higher Octave Music
  • Island Records
  • LaFace
  • London Records
  • Mercury Records
  • Motown
  • Mute Record
  • Philips Records
  • Phonogram Inc.
  • Polydor Records
  • PolyGram
  • Pop Muzik
  • Sony Music
  • ToCo International
  • Topkapı Muzik
  • Universal Music
  • Vertigo Records
  • Virgin
MULTI-PLATINIUM AWARDS / STADIUM CONCERTS
  • METALLICA
  • BON JOVI
  • SCORPIOS
  • PAVAROTTI
  • ELTON JOHN
  • VARIOUS COMPILATION SERIES

Currently, Yonca Music represents one of the biggest music catalogues in Turkey in an international level, including music works starting from 1950’s to today. From the milestones of Turkish Pop Music history to authentic traditional recordings to today’s top songwriters in Turkey.

HISTORY


LOCAL PRODUCTIONS

Yonca Music (Yonca Plak, Yonca Müzik) is founded by Ergin Bener in 60’s and since than has been a major player in the Turkish recording industry.

In 60’s and 70’s the label has supported many new recording artists and has played an important role in the shaping of the new wave of Turkish music, which is mainly combining west of the world’s harmonies with local authentic melodies and instruments.

Just to name some of the early productions:
MFÖ, Özdemir Erdoğan, Alpay, Hümeyra, Tanju Okan, Okay Temiz, Zafer Dilek, TRT Ara Müzikleri, Disco Fasıl..

INTERNATINAL LICENSING, DISTRIBUTION AND REPRESENTATION

In 90’s with the partnership of Grünberg family, Yonca Music International has been founded.

Starting from the 90’s Yonca Music International has been sole licensee and distributor for many international major and indie labels such as
Polygram – The biggest major record company of the era (Decca Records, Def Jam Recordings, Deutsche Grammophon, Island Records, London Records, Mercury Records, Philips Records, Phonogram Inc., Polydor Records, Vertigo Records.. )

ToCo International – The biggest independent electronic music label of the era..

In the 90’s Yonca Music has also structured a partnership with Topkapı Music Enterprises (Topkapı Müzik) and has founded POP Müzik. Pop Müzik has been one of the biggest record distributors in the Turkish market – distributing PolyGram, Virgin Records, A&M, Sony Music and more.

In 90’s Yonca Music involved in the first stadium concerts of Turkey representing the acts: Metallica, Bon Jovi, Scorpions, Pavarotti and more.

By 2000’s Yonca Music has been the distributor for Universal Music and DMC (largest local and international record labels)

With its over 50 years of legacy, Yonca Music has produced and sold tens of millions of records, MC’s and CD’s. Represented multi-platinium and gold records to such artists as Elton John and Metallica.

In the beginning of 90’s Yonca Music involved in the first stadium concerts of Turkey representing the acts: Metallica, Bon Jovi, Scorpions, Pavarotti and more.

PUBLISHING AND MUSIC LICENSING

Currently, Yonca Music represents one of the biggest music catalogues in Turkey in an international level, including music works starting from 1950’s to today. From the milestones of Turkish Pop Music history to authentic traditional recordings to today’s top songwriters in Turkey.

CONTACT


For all inquiries you can contact us at info@cavalone.com