Curb Records Celebrates 50 Years
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Curb Records, founded in 1963 by Mike Curb (while he was a student at California State University), is celebrating 50 years in the music business. Born with American ingenuity, Curb Records’ independent spirit lives on. In celebration, Curb Records is announcing its 50 albums over 50 years feature on iTunes today. To see it click here: http://bit.ly/Curb50
Throughout the early years, Curb scored success with artists as diverse as the Stone Poneys (featuring Linda Ronstadt), the Osmond Family, (including Donny & Marie), Lou Rawls, Exile, the Righteous Brothers, Solomon Burke, Debby Boone, and Roy Orbison.
In 1969, Curb merged his young label with MGM Records and became the President of MGM. Under his reign, he boosted MGM’s war chests with a litany of hits, some of which he produced. His signings brought a new emphasis on Nashville-based artists including Kenny Rogers and the First Edition, Hank Williams Jr., Don Gibson, Mel Tillis, Ray Stevens, and Eddy Arnold.
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