Crimson Records

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Crimson Records was an American reissue independent record label founded by Jerry Greene in the early 1960s, and was a sister label of Lost Nite Records. Disc jockey Jerry Blavat was a co-owner of the label until the late 1960s. The label was known for releasing rare and hard-to-find doo-wop and R&B records. During its existence, Crimson released two LPs and approximately 18 singles. The most popular single released by the label was "Expressway to Your Heart" by The Soul Survivors.[1]



  • LP-501 Jerry Blavat Presents Guess What? by Various Artists (issued December 1966)
  • LP-502 When The Whistle Blows Anything Goes by The Soul Survivors (issued November 1967)


  • 1010 "Expressway to Your Heart" by The Soul Survivors
  • 1012 "Explosion (In My Soul)" by The Soul Survivors b/w "Dathon's Theme"
  • 1016 "Impossible Mission (Mission Impossible)" by The Soul Survivors
  • 1008 "I Need Your Love" b/w "Not My Baby" [2] by The Masters (with John Oates)[3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Crimson Album Discography". Both Sides Now Publications. Retrieved 6 May 2010.
  2. ^ From the record label
  3. ^ "INTERVIEW: Hall & Oates' John Oates On Playing The Spectrum Tonight". Philadelphia Weekly. October 23, 2009. Archived from the original on 28 July 2011. Retrieved 6 May 2010.