Henry Stone Music

Nat Kendrick and The Swans – “(Do The) Mashed Potatoes” on Dade Records

BILLBOARD – December 14, 1959 Nat Kendrick & The Swans – “(Do The) Mashed Potatoes (Parts I and II)” Sherlyn-Pent, BMI “The medium-beater features twangy guitar over rhythm support on side one. Side two, which appears the stronger, spots a frantic sax and occasional yells from the gang. Both can score. DADE 1804.”  

Top 10 Dade Records

Dade Records is a foundational label in the Soul Music category. Incorporated in the middle 1950’s, Henry Stone cut sides for Dade everywhere from Bobby Dukoff’s supermarket freezer turned studio to the earliest version of Criteria (now The Hit Factory). As the late 60’s came around and the powers of doo-wop receded, the listening public […]