Playboy Records

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Playboy Records was an American record label, based in Los Angeles, California, and a unit of Playboy Enterprises. Artists recording for the label included Barbi Benton, Blue Ash, Bobby Taylor and the Vancouvers, The Weapons of Peace, Brenda Patterson, Jeanne French, Hamilton, Joe Frank & Reynolds, Ivory, Wynn Stewart, Mickey Gilley and Joey Stec. Another notable LP was Hudson, the first album by the Hudson Brothers. Another notable artist is Jim Sullivan whose second album (self titled) was released on the Playboy record label. The label was originally independently distributed and towards the end of its life, CBS Records took over distribution.[1]

The label was relaunched as a jazz label distributed by Concord Records. Sony Music's Legacy Recordings handles Playboy Records catalog from the 1970s.

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  1. ^ "Chicago Soul - Robert Pruter - Google Books". Books.google.com. Retrieved 2013-07-13.