Henry Stone Music

Castor, Urbaniak Ink With TK Subsidiaries

The signing of Jimmy Castor to TK’s Drive label and Michael Urbaniak to TK’s Wolf label, in addition to new releases by Joe Thomas, Latimore, Gregg Diamond, and Beautiful Bend highlight TK’s plans for July. Castor’s debut single for Drive is called “Bertha Butt Encounters Vader” while Urbaniak is completing his debut LP for Wolf […]

Emerging Indies: “TK, The Independent’s Independent”

Billboard – A Spotlight On America July 4th, 1976 “In recent years newer indie companies have made certain important contributions to the overall pop music scene around the world. Those most worthy of mention iniclude: T.K., called the “Independent’s independent.” In recent years, it has lived up to its reputation. T.K.’s President, Henry Stone, is […]

Top 200 Florida Funk, Soul, and R&B Singles of 1976 (Part 1)

DADE 75. Freddie & The Kinfolk – Mashed Potato, Popcorn / First Take 74. Jimmie “Bo” Horne – I Can ‘t Speak/Street Corners 73. Benny Latimore – I’ll Be Good To You/Life ‘s Little Ups & Downs 72. Arnold Albury & Casuals – Funky Yolk / Thanks For Waiting 71. Arnold Albury & Casuals – […]

Miami Moves Up As Soul Center – Billboard Magazine 1974

Great article here by Art Kapper in a year end issue of Billboard Magazine, 1974. Henry Stone’s T.K. Productions was entering its most prolific phase; and spurred on by a series of platinum albums, the company went on to move over a hundred million physical units around the world. Take a look at this article […]