Josie Records

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Josie Records
Josie record label.jpg
Parent company Jubilee Records
Founded 1954 (1954)
Defunct 1971 (1971)
Genre R&B, rock, jazz
Country of origin U.S.
Location New York City

Josie Records was a subsidiary of Jubilee Records in New York City and was active from 1954 through to 1971. Single records were numbered from 760 through to 1031.

Their best sellers were the Cadillacs, Bobby Freeman[1] and the Meters.

Other hits for Josie Records included the Chips' "Rubber Biscuit" (immortalized many years later by the Blues Brothers), and J. Frank Wilson and the Cavaliers' version of Wayne Cochran's "Last Kiss".

Discography[edit]

Josie Jazz Series[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gillett, Charlie (1996). The Sound of the City: The Rise of Rock and Roll (2nd ed.). New York, N.Y.: Da Capo Press. pp. 69–70. ISBN 0-306-80683-5.