Spring of 1959 legendary blues guitarist Albert Collins and Joe Hughes did their first recordings ever as artists. Albert Collins’ recorded “The Freeze” and Joe Hughes recorded his song “Make Me Dance Little Ant” .The songs were reviewed in Billboard magazine. “The Freeze” is now a popular blues standard.
1958- D Records began operation in 1958 and like Starday, they did a substantial amount of recording at Gold Star Studios. Most of their releases featured artists who lived in and around Houston and were recorded at the studio between 1958 and 1965. Most notably the legendary disc jockey from Beaumont, Texas, J.P. Richardson […]