Henry Stone Music

Top 10 Chart Records

The year was 1955, and Henry Stone was in Cincinnati smashing his fists down on the desk in front of Syd Nathan, whose coke bottle glasses were trapping steam from his two coal burning pupils. Their fury at any copper penny rolling out from under his clutches shone greed. The DeLuxe label that Stone and […]

Top 10 Alston Records

  10. Sam & Dave ‎– Never, Never Label: Alston Records ‎– 777 Format: Vinyl, 7″, Single Country: US Released: 1964 Genre: Funk / Soul Style: Rhythm & Blues   9. J. P. Robinson ‎– You Can Be A Lady / Love Is Not A Stranger Label: Alston Records ‎– 4574 Format: Vinyl, 7″, 45 […]

Henry Stone and Wilson Pickett Ink Deal for Wicked Records – Cash Box (1976)

  Henry with Wilson Pickett. Wilson Pickett joined the Henry Stone organization late last year determined to revitalize his sagging recording career – it’s the only thing about Pickett that is since his in-person schedule is a very busy one from Jacksonville to Japan. Stone offered Pickett the opportunity to have his very own label […]

The Grammy’s KC & The Sunshine Band Recording Academy Feature

The Recording Academy® 2001  Florida Heroes Award Benefiting Florida Arts and Education and MusicCares® June 11, 2001 (The following article appears in the ©NARAS 2001 Program) Harry Wayne Casey ”KC” As the titular head of KC & The Sunshine band, Harry Wayne Casey has sold more than 100 million albums worldwide and won three GRAMMY Awards (including two […]

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 – […]