Steeltown Records

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Steeltown Records was a short-lived record label active from 1966 to 1972 and formed by Ben Brown and Gordon Keith in Gary, Indiana. It is best known as the label that first signed The Jackson 5 (The Jackson Five) in 1967 before Motown signed the group in 1969.

Ben Brown later moved to Los Angeles California and became the president of Jackson Records partnering with Joe Jackson.

Two Jackson 5 singles were released in 1968 during their short tenure at the record company—"Big Boy" and "We Don't Have To Be Over 21 (to Fall in Love)".[1][2]

January 2015, Ben Brown's son Dwayne Joseph Brown, along with Dwayne's Business Partner, Alicia Barber, who is a song writer, and author, whom wrote "Born Rejected"; has come together to launch SteelTown Los Angeles.



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