Loma Records

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Loma Records
Parent company Warner Music Group
Founded 1964
Founder Jack Warner
Status Defunct
Distributor(s) Warner Bros. Records
Genre Soul, R&B
Country of origin United States

Loma Records was a sublabel of Warner Bros. Records ran by Bob Krasnow. Its name was derived from Loma Avenue, where its offices were held. It was started as an entry into the R&B market.

The label had some interesting artists,[according to whom?] but most of them didn't make it to LP status until the release of a two-CD set in 1995 called The Best of Loma Records. Its roster of artists included The Apollas, J.J. Jackson, Linda Jones, Lorraine Ellison, Ike and Tina Turner, Ben Aiken, The Enchanters, Mighty Hannibal, and Redd Foxx.

In 1968, Loma's roster and back catalog were absorbed into Warner Bros. In 1995, a compilation of its singles called The Best of Loma Records: The Rise and Fall of a 1960's Soul Label was released.

In 2002, Loma was briefly reactivated for the release of the self-titled CD of the jazz trio Yaya3, which featured drummer Brian Blade, saxophonist Joshua Redman, and keyboardist Sam Yahel.

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