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Post subject: DETROIT-B-1  PostPosted: Jan 03, 2014 - 12:53 AM
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As we continue...

BABY
1960's Label

BAILEY
Owner: Raymond Bailey
12538 Arlington
Detroit

B&J
1970's Label

B And M
1960's Label

BACK TO BACK

BANGO
1959-1963

BANTU
1970's Label

BAR BEE
Owner: Elmer Barbee
( Part of T.C.B. Productions )

BARD
1960's Label

BARI
3957 Woodward
Detroit

BARRACUDA
Owners: Don Mancha* and Dave Montgomery
* Mancha was another a well-known musically-connected name around Detroit, and later in Memphis with STAX.

BATTLE
Owner: Joe Van ( aka Von ) Battle
3530 Hastings
Detroit*
(* Also with New York City address: 235 West 46th and Bill Grauer Productions* )
(* Mister Grauer was one of the founders of RIVERSIDE Records which intitally distributed for BATTLE )
One of the best-known label owners in Detroit ( also his record shop ) Mister Battle had added the " Van " ( or also " Von " ) to his name to " sound more classy "
It should be noted that Aretha Franklin first recorded for Mister Battle, and that recordings by John Lee Hooker can also be found on the imprint.
Also refer to JVB and VON listings.

BECCO
Owners: George Penny and Mike Hanks

BEHOLD
1960's Gospel Label

BERNARD
P.O. Box 04069
Detroit

BETTER WORLD
1970's Label

BEVAL
Owner: Donald Storball

BIG SIX
1960's Label

BIG 8 ( eight )
1970's Label

BIG B
1970's Label

BIG CHIEF
4050 West Vernor
Detroit

BIG D
Owner: James Riley
8781 Linwood
12318 Dexter
Detroit

BIG HIT
Owner: Johnnie Mae Matthews
7397 Santa Barbara
Detroit
At this time, Miss Matthews was recording for various outlets, and her husband Art was running the label.

BIG MACK
Owner: Ed McCoy
12847 and 12867 Livernois
718 West Warren
Detroit
Ed also owned and ran the McCoy ( aka McCay ) Recording Studio )

BIG STAR
Owner: Bo Bo Jenkins
5901 Antonette and 5901 14th
4228 Joy Road
500 East Warren
Detroit

More " B" listings follow: DETROIT-B-2

Let's rock! ( or at least, pray )

Put some of those Nolan Strong ( Diablos ) " Fortune's " on the box Canfield!

Thank you.

H

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Post subject: RE: DETROIT-B-1  PostPosted: Jan 04, 2014 - 10:46 AM
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yes, put some "Fortune" label records on that jb, my fav is "the wind"

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