The legacy of SugarHill Recording Studios is now documented for posterity with the release of the book, House of Hits: The Story of Houston’s Gold Star/SugarHill Recording Studios.
1964– In August, Joe Hinton recorded a song called “Funny How Time Slips Away” on Backbeat Records. Once again, the song was written by Gold Star favorite, Willie Nelson.
Late 1959: Claude Gray records “Family Bible” written by Willie Nelson. The song shot up to #10 in the Billboard charts. That was Willie Nelson’s first hit record as a songwriter.