Josie Records

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Josie Records
Josie record label.jpg
Parent companyJubilee Records
Founded1954 (1954)
Defunct1971 (1971)
GenreR&B, rock, jazz
Country of originU.S.
LocationNew York City

Josie Records was a subsidiary of Jubilee Records in New York City that was active from 1954 to 1971.

The label's best selling bands were The Cadillacs ("Speedoo"), 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.