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Malaco Records

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Malaco Records is an American independent record label based in Jackson, Mississippi that has been the home of various major blues and gospel acts, such as Johnnie Taylor, Bobby Bland, Z. Z. Hill, Denise LaSalle, Benny Latimore, Dorothy Moore, Little Milton, Shirley Brown, Tyrone Davis, Marvin Sease, and the Mississippi Mass Choir. [1]

67 relations: Albertina Walker, Apollo Records (1944), Atlantic Records, Billboard (magazine), Billboard Hot 100, Blues, Bobby Bland, Capitol Records, Christian, David Porter (musician), Denise LaSalle, Dorothy Moore, Eddie Floyd, Fats Domino, Frederick Knight (singer), Gospel music, Grammy Award, Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs, Hurricane Katrina, Independent record label, Inez Andrews, Jackson, Mississippi, James Cleveland, James Stroud, Jazz, Jean Knight, Johnnie Taylor, Juana Records, King Floyd, Latimore (musician), List of record labels, Little Milton, Marvin Sease, Mississippi Blues Trail, Mississippi Fred McDowell, Mississippi Mass Choir, Misty Blue, Muscle Shoals Sound Studio, New Orleans, Paul Simon, Professor Longhair, Record chart, Recording studio, Rhythm and blues, Rufus Thomas, Savoy Records, Select-O-Hits, Sensational Nightingales, Session musician, Shirley Brown, ..., Shirley Caesar, Soul music, Stax Records, Telemarketing, Thanksgiving, The Caravans, The Pointer Sisters, The Soul Stirrers, There Goes Rhymin' Simon, Tornado outbreak of April 14–16, 2011, Tyrone Davis, UK Singles Chart, United States, Urban contemporary, Walter Hawkins, Wardell Quezergue, Z. Z. Hill. Expand index (17 more) »

Albertina Walker

Albertina Walker (&ndash) was an American gospel singer, songwriter, actress, and humanitarian.

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Apollo Records (1944)

Apollo Records was a record company and label founded in New York City by Hy Siegel and Ted Gottlieb in 1944.

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Atlantic Records

Atlantic Recording Corporation (simply known as Atlantic Records) is an American major record label founded in October 1947 by Ahmet Ertegün and Herb Abramson.

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Billboard (magazine)

Billboard (styled as billboard) is an American entertainment media brand owned by the Billboard-Hollywood Reporter Media Group, a division of Eldridge Industries.

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Billboard Hot 100

The Billboard Hot 100 is the music industry standard record chart in the United States for songs, published weekly by Billboard magazine.

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Blues is a music genre and musical form originated by African Americans in the Deep South of the United States around the end of the 19th century.

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Bobby Bland

Robert Calvin Bland (né Robert Calvin Brooks; January 27, 1930 – June 23, 2013), known professionally as Bobby "Blue" Bland, was an American blues singer.

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Capitol Records

Capitol Records, Inc. is an American record label owned by Universal Music Group through its Capitol Music Group imprint.

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A Christian is a person who follows or adheres to Christianity, an Abrahamic, monotheistic religion based on the life and teachings of Jesus Christ.

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David Porter (musician)

David Porter (born November 21, 1941) is an American record producer, songwriter, singer, entrepreneur and philanthropist.

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Denise LaSalle

Ora Denise Allen (July 16, 1939 – January 8, 2018), known by the stage name Denise LaSalle, was an American blues, R&B and soul singer, songwriter, and record producer who, since the death of Koko Taylor, had been recognized as the "Queen of the Blues".

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Dorothy Moore

Dorothy Moore (born October 13, 1946, in Jackson, Mississippi) is an American blues, gospel, and R&B singer best known for her 1976 hit song, "Misty Blue".

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Eddie Floyd

Edward Lee "Eddie" Floyd (born June 25, 1937) is an American soul-R&B singer and songwriter, best known for his work on the Stax record label in the 1960s and 1970s including the number 1 R&B hit song "Knock on Wood".

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Fats Domino

Antoine "Fats" Domino Jr. (February 26, 1928 – October 24, 2017) was an American pianist and singer-songwriter.

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Frederick Knight (singer)

Frederick Knight (born August 15, 1944, Birmingham, Alabama) is an American R&B singer, songwriter and record producer.

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Gospel music

Gospel music is a genre of Christian music.

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Grammy Award

A Grammy Award (stylized as GRAMMY, originally called Gramophone Award), or Grammy, is an award presented by The Recording Academy to recognize achievement in the music industry.

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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

The Hot R&B/Hip-Hop/Rap Songs is a record chart that ranks the most popular R&B and hip hop songs in the United States and is published weekly by Billboard.

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Hurricane Katrina

Hurricane Katrina was an extremely destructive and deadly Category 5 hurricane that caused catastrophic damage along the Gulf coast from central Florida to Texas, much of it due to the storm surge and levee failure.

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Independent record label

An independent record label (or indie label) is a record label that operates without the funding of or outside major record labels.

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Inez Andrews

Sister Inez Andrews born Inez McConico (April 14, 1929 – December 19, 2012) and better known as Inez Andrews was an American gospel singer, songwriter and recording artist.

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Jackson, Mississippi

Jackson, officially the City of Jackson, is the capital city and largest urban center of the U.S. state of Mississippi.

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James Cleveland

The Reverend Dr.

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James Stroud

James Stroud (born July 4, 1949 in Shreveport, Louisiana) is an American musician and record producer who works in pop, rock, R&B, soul, disco, and country music.

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Jazz is a music genre that originated in the African-American communities of New Orleans, United States, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and developed from roots in blues and ragtime.

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Jean Knight

Jean Knight (born Jean Caliste, January 26, 1943) is an American soul, R&B and funk singer, best known for her 1971 Stax Records hit single, "Mr. Big Stuff".

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Johnnie Taylor

Johnnie Harrison Taylor (May 5, 1934 – May 31, 2000) was a three-time Grammy-nominated American recording artist and songwriter who performed a wide variety of genres, from blues, rhythm and blues, soul, and gospel to pop, doo-wop, and disco.

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Juana Records

Juana Records was a record label founded by musicians Clinton Harris and Frederick Knight, and distributed by TK Records.

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King Floyd

King Floyd (February 13, 1945 – March 6, 2006) was a New Orleans soul singer and songwriter, best known for his Top 10 hit from 1970, "Groove Me".

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Latimore (musician)

Benjamin Latimore (born September 7, 1939) known professionally as Latimore, is an American blues and R&B singer, songwriter, and pianist.

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List of record labels

For lists of record labels, see.

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Little Milton

James Milton Campbell Jr. (September 7, 1934 – August 4, 2005), better known as Little Milton, was an American blues singer and guitarist, best known for his hit records "Grits Ain't Groceries," "Walking the Back Streets and Crying," and "We're Gonna Make It.".

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Marvin Sease

Marvin Monnie Sease (February 16, 1946 – February 8, 2011) - accessed February 2011 was an American blues and soul singer-songwriter known for his gospel-infused vocal style and erotic-oriented lyrics.

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Mississippi Blues Trail

The Mississippi Blues Trail was created by the Mississippi Blues Commission in 2006 to place interpretive markers at the most notable historical sites related to the birth, growth, and influence of the blues throughout (and in some cases beyond) the state of Mississippi.

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Mississippi Fred McDowell

Fred McDowell (January 12, 1906 – July 3, 1972), known by his stage name Mississippi Fred McDowell, was an American hill country blues singer and guitar player.

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Mississippi Mass Choir

The Mississippi Mass Choir is an American gospel choir based in Jackson, Mississippi.

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Misty Blue

"Misty Blue" is a song written by Bob Montgomery that has been recorded and made commercially-successful by several music artists.

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Muscle Shoals Sound Studio

Muscle Shoals Sound Studio at 3614 Jackson Highway in Sheffield, Alabama was formed in 1969 by four session musicians called The Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section (and affectionately called The Swampers) who had left Rick Hall's nearby FAME Studios in Muscle Shoals to create their own recording facility.

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New Orleans

New Orleans (. Merriam-Webster.; La Nouvelle-Orléans) is a major United States port and the largest city and metropolitan area in the state of Louisiana.

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Paul Simon

Paul Frederic Simon (born October 13, 1941) is an American singer-songwriter and actor.

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Professor Longhair

Henry Byrd redirects here.

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Record chart

A record chart, also called a music chart, is a ranking of recorded music according to certain criteria during a given period of time.

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Recording studio

A recording studio is a specialized facility for sound recording, mixing, and audio production of instrumental or vocal musical performances, spoken words, and other sounds.

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Rhythm and blues

Rhythm and blues, commonly abbreviated as R&B, is a genre of popular music that originated in African American communities in the 1940s.

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Rufus Thomas

Rufus C. Thomas, Jr. (March 26, 1917 – December 15, 2001) was an American rhythm-and-blues, funk, soul and blues singer, songwriter, dancer, DJ and comic entertainer from Memphis, Tennessee.

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Savoy Records

Savoy Records is an American record company and label established by Herman Lubinsky in 1942 in Newark, New Jersey.

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| Select-O-Hits is an independent label distributor of music based in Memphis, Tennessee.

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Sensational Nightingales

The Sensational Nightingales is a traditional black gospel quartet that reached its peak of popularity in the 1950s, when it featured Julius Cheeks as its lead singer.

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Session musician

Session musicians, studio musicians, or backing musicians are musicians hired to perform in recording sessions or live performances.

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Shirley Brown

Shirley Brown (born January 6, 1947, West Memphis, Arkansas) is an American blues singer, best known for her million-selling single "Woman to Woman", which was nominated for a Grammy Award in 1975.

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Shirley Caesar

Shirley Ann Caesar-Williams, known professionally as Shirley Caesar (born October 13, 1938 in Durham, North Carolina), is an American Gospel music singer, songwriter and recording artist whose career has spanned over six decades.

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Soul music

Soul music (often referred to simply as soul) is a popular music genre that originated in the African American community in the United States in the late 1950s and early 1960s.

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Stax Records

Stax Records is an American record label, originally based in Memphis, Tennessee.

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Telemarketing (sometimes known as inside sales, or telesales in the UK and Ireland) is a method of direct marketing in which a salesperson solicits prospective customers to buy products or services, either over the phone or through a subsequent face to face or Web conferencing appointment scheduled during the call.

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Thanksgiving Day is a national holiday celebrated in Canada, the United States, some of the Caribbean islands, and Liberia.

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The Caravans

The Caravans were a gospel music group that was started in 1947 by Robert Anderson.

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The Pointer Sisters

The Pointer Sisters are an American R&B singing group from Oakland, California, who achieved mainstream success during the 1970s and 1980s.

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The Soul Stirrers

The Soul Stirrers are an American gospel music group, whose career spans over eighty years.

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There Goes Rhymin' Simon

There Goes Rhymin' Simon is the third solo studio album by American musician Paul Simon rush-released on May 5, 1973.

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Tornado outbreak of April 14–16, 2011

The tornado outbreak of April 14–16, 2011 was among the largest recorded tornado outbreaks in U.S. history, producing 178 confirmed tornadoes across 16 states and severe destruction on all three days of the outbreak.

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Tyrone Davis

Tyrone Davis (born Tyrone D. Fettson or Tyrone D. Branch, May 4, 1938 – February 9, 2005) was an American blues and soul singer with a long list of hit records over more than 20 years.

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UK Singles Chart

The UK Singles Chart (currently entitled Official Singles Chart) is compiled by the Official Charts Company (OCC), on behalf of the British record industry, listing the top-selling singles in the United Kingdom, based upon physical sales, paid-for downloads and streaming.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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Urban contemporary

Urban contemporary is a music radio format.

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Walter Hawkins

Walter Lee Hawkins (May 18, 1949 – July 11, 2010) was an American gospel music singer and pastor.

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Wardell Quezergue

Wardell Joseph Quezergue (March 12, 1930 – September 6, 2011) was an American composer, arranger, record producer and bandleader, known among New Orleans musicians as the "Creole Beethoven".

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Z. Z. Hill

Arzell J. Hill (September 30, 1935 – April 27, 1984),Dahl, Bill.

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