Fire Records

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This article is about the US record label. For the British record label, see Fire Records (UK). For the Pakistani record label, see Fire Records (Pakistan).

Fire Records was an American independent record label, set up in 1959 by Bobby Robinson. Amongst others, it released records by Lightnin' Hopkins, Elmore James and Arthur Crudup.

Selected discography[edit]

  • 1000 - Tarheel Slim and Little Ann - "It's Too Late" (1959)
  • 1008 - Buster Brown - "Fannie Mae" (1959)
  • 1011 - Elmore James - "Bobby's Rock" / "Make My Dreams Come True" (Issued 1960 - A side is a 1959 recording but B side is a 1953 Flair recording bought in by Robinson)
  • 1016 - Elmore James - "The Sky Is Crying" (1960, reissued with different B side in the mid 1960s on Flashback)
  • 1024 - Elmore James - "I'm Worried" (1960)
  • 1034 - Lightnin' Hopkins - "Mojo Hand" (1961, label states artist as "Lightin'" Hopkins)
  • 1501 - Arthur Crudup - "Mean Old Frisco" (1962)
  • 1503 - Elmore James - "Stranger Blues" (1962)

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