Excello Records

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Excello Records was an American blues record label, started by Ernie Young in Nashville, Tennessee, in 1953 as a subsidiary of Nashboro, a gospel label. It recorded such artists as Lonnie Brooks, Lightnin' Slim, Slim Harpo, Charles Sheffield, Roscoe Shelton, Lazy Lester, the Kelly Brothers, Lonesome Sundown, Martin Luther King, Silas Hogan, Arthur Gunter, Carol Fran, and Maceo and All the King's Men.

Gunter recorded an answer song to Eddy Arnold's country and western song, "I Wanna Play House with You". His song, "Baby Let's Play House", was covered by Elvis Presley.[1]

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  1. ^ Gillett, Charlie (1996). The Sound of the City: The Rise of Rock and Roll ((2nd Ed.) ed.). New York: Da Capo Press. pp. 93–94. ISBN 0-306-80683-5. 

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