Homespun Records

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Homespun Records
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Parent company Homespun Entertainment
Founded 1967
Founder Patrick Cassidy
Status Patrick Cassidy (current executive)
Distributor(s) Tunecore
Genre Soft rock, pop, jazz, Christian
Country of origin United States United States
Location Las Vegas, Nevada
Official website homespunrecords.biz

Homespun Records is the original record company of Rick Cassidy.[1] Started in 1967 by Patrick Cassidy. The first album was The Commonwealth's "The Best In Caucasian Soul" Live.[2] In 1975 Rick Cassidy released his contemporary Christian album titled "Agape". In 1985 Rick Cassidy released his second album. A compilation of songs written over many years called "Songs I Wrote". Mary Chapman was discovered in Columbus, Ohio in 1995 and released her "Tears In The Night" debut album. In 2010 Rick Cassidy released his first jazz single "I Wanna Be Around" and his album "Neon Nights". In 2010 Homespun Records signed Jimmy and the Soulblazers to rerelease their 1973 album "Clockwork".[3] Some of the unreleased albums include music by The Commonwealth, Tim Cassidy, The Count IV, and Melady.

History[edit]

Started in 1967 in Alliance, Ohio by Patrick Cassidy as a record company for his band, friends and family. Later moved Syracuse, New York, and then Columbus, Ohio.

Move to Las Vegas[edit]

In 1995 Homespun Records reorganized in Las Vegas and began recording and remixing previous material for subsequent release. It now operates as a "web only" label offering sales and distribution on the Internet through Amazon.com, iTunes, and Internet radio stations.

"Little Known Music"[edit]

Homespun also operates its own "Little Known Music" Internet radio station to promote its own music.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

  • "Agape" Rick Cassidy, CD, Homespun Records 1975
  • "Songs I Wrote" Rick Cassidy, CD, Homespun Records 1985
  • "Tears In The Night" Mary Chapman, CD, Homespun Records 1995

Singles[edit]

  • "I Wanna Be Around" Rick Cassidy, Homespun Records 2010

Unreleased[edit]

  • "Live At Hancock Field" The Count IV
  • "Collections" Melady
  • "From Broadway To Broadway" Tim Cassidy
  • "Best In Caucasian Soul" The Commonwealth

References[edit]

  1. ^ ""Little Known Music" (LKM Radio)". Rickcassidy.com. Retrieved 2010-03-06. 
  2. ^ "Homespun Records". Homespunrecords.biz. Retrieved 2010-03-06. 
  3. ^ "Bad Arguments". MusicBrainz. Retrieved 2010-03-06. 

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