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Coldwater Army on S-K’s Agape

Billboard posted this glowing review of Coldwater Army‘s debut album on Agape, a subsidiary label of Starday-King, in their July 10, 1971 edition: This is quite an extraordinary first record for a group.  It features some of the tightest arrangements heard in a while and vocals that flow well with the

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Bobby Smith

Bobby Smith’s King Productions 1966-1973

– This piece updated with new content in 2024 – LINK to companion piece – Bobby’s Smith King Productions 1963-1965 Bobby Smith, we now know, had been commissioned by Syd Nathan to build a recording studio in Macon, Georgia, the adopted hometown of King Records’ biggest star, James Brown.  Thomas Goodwin

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