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  Ann Peebles - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Louis, Missouri, USA, Peebles was discovered as a talent by Gene "Bowlegs" Miller of Hi Records during a 1968 trip to sit in singing with him at a Memphis, Tennessee, nightclub.
Peebles released a number of commercially successful and critically well received albums produced by Willie Mitchell on Hi Records throughout the 1970s, until the rise of the disco fad in the late 1970s took her music out of the limelight.
Hi Records was sold in 1977, but Peebles reunited with Willie Mitchell in 1989 to produce her comeback album, Call Me.
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 Hi Records - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Hi Records was a Memphis soul label started by Ray Harris in 1957.
The label's music was mostly recorded at Mitchell's Royal Recording studio in Memphis, Tennessee.
The label used a house backing band of local session musicians, known as the Hi Rhythm Section, on its numerous hit recordings of the 1970s.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Hi_Records   (196 words)

 Hi Record Label
records was based in Memphis, Tennessee, the history of soul can not be written without reference to this important record label.
Hi records was founded 1957 with an investment of $3.50 by
Hi records were issued in the UK on the London record label.
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 Automotive Oddities
The records were also easy to load, unlike the standard phonograph the tone arm was not lifted then lowered onto the start of the record.
Moving the tone arm over the record would start it spinning, when the bottom of the red button would hit a stop next to the turntable the button would be released and the needle would be placed in the starting groove.
As the record was finished playing the tone arm would move out of the way, that record would drop to the bottom of the spindle and the next record would start playing.
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 Hi Records: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Hi Records was a Memphis soul Memphis soul quick summary:
In the music industry, "record producer" designates a person responsible for completing a master recording so that it is fit for release....
The hi rhythm section was the house band for hit soul albums by several artists, including al green and ann peebles, on willie mitchells hi records label...
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 HI, Hawaii Criminal Records and Criminal Background Record Searches. Search Instant Criminal Records.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
These records are screened individually and carefully, and reported to the proper law enforcement entities when a match is made.
Hawaii HI Background Records are most commonly used for Hawaii Tenant Screening criminal records in Hawaii and other states and Hawaii Employment Screening for human resources and small business who check criminal backgrounds for Hawaii pre-employment screening.
The terms criminal record and criminal background records are used interchangeably.
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He is often acknowledged as the father of the much-emulated Hi Records sound — fervid church-rooted vocals, swirling organ fills, chugging horn arrangements and steady 4/4 drums.
The long overdue compilation of his own recordings, 'Soul Serenade: The Best Of Willie Mitchell' on The Right Stuff (distributed by EMI Music Distribution), focuses on Mitchell as an instrumental recording artist in the ‘60s and ‘70s for Memphis’ legendary Hi Records label.
Hi Records founder Joe Cuoghi died in 1970, leaving Willie Mitchell in charge of the label.
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 THERE - The Virtual Destination   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Hi Times is a chronological compilation, with Disc 1 revealing the gradually increasing weight of Mitchell's influence, including his own first R&B hit, "Buster Browne" from 1965 and his 1968 success with "Soul Serenade".
But Mitchell was producing records outside Hi, as well, with such singers as Otis Clay, Syl Johnson, and O.V. Wright, and when he was given more leeway by Cuoghi in the late '60s, he began recruiting the vocalists who would give Hi its indelible musical personality.
When Joe Cuoghi died in 1970, Mitchell virtually took control of Hi, perfecting a sound that was at once earthy and suave, retaining the blues and gospel at the root of Memphis soul but pointing the way to the "smooth grooves" of the '70s.
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 AL GREEN HI RECORDS OFFICIAL WEBSITE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Hi Records' Ann Pebbles gives new spin to her Hi masters hits.
The return of two legendary names from the past: Track Records, the label which gave us Jimi Hendrix and The Who, not to mention fine Detroit soul sides by The Parliaments and Al Kent, and Ann Peebles, the diminutive dynamo of a diva who scored hit after hit on Memphis-based Hi Records in the Seventies.
Hubby Don, no mean recording artist himself, has a guest spot on the gospel tune Spread and shows that his voice is still fully intact, too.
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 Archives Home Page
The primary collections consist of government records from the monarchy to the current legislative session, private collections of individuals and organizations, historical photographs, maps, and library collections specializing in Hawaiian history, culture, and Pacific voyages.
The Records Management Branch provides records advisory services to agencies of the executive and legislative branches, which are subject to Section 94-3, Hawaii Revised Statutes.
These records schedules identify the minimum amount of time specific records shall be maintained and their final disposition.
www.state.hi.us /dags/archives   (340 words)

 The Mad and M&M Labels
Bates recorded minimally under his own name, producing one release on Boxer (1955), one on United (1957), and two on Apex (1959), as well as this session on Mad (1958).
Her first recording opportunity consisted of four sides she did in 1950 for the New York-based Derby label; two were with the Freddie Mitchell Orchestra and two were with the Edward Johnson Orchestra.
This record, which we have some trouble assigning a date to, is a fine specimen of soft bebop, where the melody is engaged a bit more and the little bit of improvising makes the record interesting.
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 Syl Johnson : The Best of Syl Johnson: The Hi Records Years - Listen, Review and Buy at ARTISTdirect   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The Mississippi-born Syl Johnson first broke on the scene in the late '60s and early '70s, and had a few hits including, "Is It Because I'm Black" and "Concrete Reservation." He signed with Hi Records in 1971, and enjoyed a nine-year stint with the label, from which this set grabs 22 tracks.
Musically speaking, to some Johnson may not have been the recipient of the magical aspect of the Hi sound, but a few tracks here prove that isn't the case.
The Best of Syl Johnson: The Hi Records Years is an illuminating look at one of R&B's most underrated talents.
www.artistdirect.com /nad/store/artist/album/0,,243994,00.html   (471 words)

 O.V. Wright : The Complete O.V. Wright on Hi Records, Vol. 1: In the Studio - Listen, Review and Buy at ARTISTdirect
The first volume of the two-disc set The Complete O.V. Wright on Hi Records concentrates on In the Studio, which means this is the stuff that hit the charts and the stuff that made the albums.
Wright was one of the gutsiest vocalists on the tight, smooth, soulful Hi label, as this collection proves, and he often had material to match his talents, thanks to such fine songwriters as the Mitchell/Randle team.
It is true that 30 tracks may be a bit much for a certain breed of listener, since there are some cuts that are merely good genre pieces, but for the soul aficionado, this is a welcome addition to the library.
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 Memphis, Tennessee - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The official all-time record low temperature was -13.0 °F (-25.0 °C), which occurred on December 24, 1963.
Mild spells are sometimes warm with temperatures as high as 70 °F (21 °C) during January and February.
Sun studios was where Elvis first recorded "My Happiness" and "That's When Your Heartaches Begin".
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Memphis,_Tennessee   (4395 words)

 Lookout Records - The Hi-Fives
When their first record came out, I read the lyrics over and over.
It was Welcome to My Mind and it became my new favorite record.
From their goofy on-stage jokes and gags to their heartfelt joy of being able to play together, they were the most likable band I had encountered in a long time.
www.lookoutrecords.com /bands/band.php3?bnd_id=27   (407 words)

 Hi/Royal Recording Studio Page
Hi, which recorded at the converted Royal theater on Lauderdale, Formed in Memphis in 1957 by Joe Coughi, Sam Esgro, Bill Brown, Bill Crudgington, Nick Pesce, Ray Harris, Bill Cantrell and Quinton Claunch.
In 1979 Elizabeth Barraclough went to Memphis to record an album with Willie Mitchell, the legendary producer who had guided Al Green through a series of giant hits earlier in the decade.
Kimmet was working with Barraclough and remembers that her interests in "Memphis Soul" had grown significantly after her first Bearsville recording, and with Albert Grossman's blessing they flew to Memphis and met Mitchell.
www.jukenjamm.com /juke/photos/hi/hi.html   (492 words)

 Taylor and Martinez - Hi Records
This is a compilation of songs by DeWitt recorded originally on New Birth and Savoy, and put out brJud and Rose Phillips.
This is a historic record in that it represents the first new release on the legendary Hi label.
I hope that this album signals the resurgence of the Hi label although personally I would have preferred something more in the Soul field - but that said there was an awful lot of Blues and Deep Soul material on the original Hi.
www.lifeandsoulpromotions.co.uk /Hi.htm   (921 words)

 Records Unlimited selling - Collectible Vinyl Phonograph Records and 4 Track Tapes
As of 5/14/2006 11:00:11 PM (PST) there are 30234 records in our online database.
We also have a lot of unusual items, if you don't see what you want e-mail us and let us see if we have it in the archives that may not be included in the database yet.
Our recent acquisition from the estate of a discriminating collector of 50+ years will allow us to be adding some 30,000+ titles of mostly hard to find recordings from yesteryear.
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Northern Souljers Meet Hi Rhythm captures a ‘60s soul-centric moment when Willie Mitchell’s Royal Recording Studios achieved a nation-wide reputation for being able to provide not only studio time but stellar studio musicians who would go on to become the legendary Hi Rhythm section.
The electro-rock phenomenon in hip-hop was a fleeting but extraordinary moment in which the faster tempos of the dance community met with the sound and fury of hip-hop.
While most recordings that were popular then and have survived to this date reflect the downtown (i.e: white) approach to this music, the body of work that comprises Captain Rock “To The Future Shock” is very special for its representing the uptown take on this music.
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 Reviews of Hi Times: The R & B Years, and Southern Culture on the Skids | Dirt Track Date
Hi Times: The R and B Years (The Right Stuff 1995) - With this 68-track set, Hi Records claims its rightful place in the holy trinity of Memphis-based labels.
This lavish three-disc set, which is centered around hitmaker Al Green, proves that the classic Hi Record sound developed by engineer Willie Mitchell has stood the test of time.
The R and B Years focuses on the second part of the Hi story, and opens with a stalwart 1959 instrumental, the horn-driven "Smokie Part 2" by the Bill Black Combo.
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 Bill Black
Black was approached by Joe Cuoghi, owner of a fledgling Memphis label, Hi Records.
The combo churned out a steady stream of singles and albums for Hi Records, and by 1962, Black was financially secure enough to hire Bob Tucker to replace him and retire from playing.
Although their last single to hit the charts was recorded in 1969, the group continued to record until Hi Records was sold in 1979, and with Tucker in the lead, carried on performing at clubs, shows, and fairs into the late 1980s.
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 Soul Shower: The Queen of Hi Records
Al Green was the obvious king of Hi Records.
Ann Peebles was the queen of Hi (the only woman to record for the label actually), and should be known for more than being the original artist of "I Can't Stand the Rain," made popular by Missy Elliott in the 90s.
The first is actually a song recorded the same year as the album, but was released as a 45 and not included on the album (but it is included on the reissues).
soulshower.blogspot.com /2005/08/queen-of-hi-records.html   (581 words)

 Hi Fi New LPs and CDs - Dance Arrivals
Hi Fi Records is Chicago’s premier independent record store and boasts the city’s most eclectic selection of new and used CD’s and LP’s.
The Hi Fi staff is knowledgeable, friendly and fully insured.
Hi Fi is conveniently located on Chicago’s north side at 2570 N. Clark St. Shop at Hi Fi and join the growing ranks of enlightened record buyers.
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 Sci-Fi Hi-Fi: Beatles Christmas Records
f you were fortunate enough to have been a member of the official Beatles fan club between 1963 and 1969, then you likely have heard one or more of these records.
The Beatles recorded them and sent them out to their adoring fans every year, finally collecting them all on one album for the 1970 edition.
Now rare and quite pricey to obtain, these seldom heard recordings offer a rare glimpse of the fabs at their funniest.
www.scifihifi.com /beatles   (329 words)

 Hi Records Album Discography
Hi Records was established in Memphis, Tennessee in 1957.
He went on to record several albums for Hi and had several instrumental hits, but his value to the label was eventually far greater than the hits he had.
Simmons continued to record for Hi for the next few years and had his biggest hit was in September 1964 with "Haunted House".
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 River of Song: The Artists
The Memphis Horns are best known not for their own recordings, but for their work on thousands of Memphis soul recordings as studio players in the 1960s and early 1970s.
These included virtually all the records of Otis Redding, Sam & Dave, Rufus and Carla Thomas, some of Wilson Pickett's greatest work, and more other artists than can be counted.
Tellin' It/If This Is Heaven, Hi Records: 138.
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The vintage 8 tracks Hi tape machine, rusting in a corner.
The Hi Records studio tape machine with Al Green next CD's tape running.
The Hi studio through the control room window.
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 Greg Shaw Interviewed in Black to Comm   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Anyway, the next stage seemed to come in the early-mid '70s, when writers were being treated like royalty by the record industry, with all kinds of junkets and freebies, and as a result the rock press consisted largely of regurgitated press releases.
The record was a promo-only EP, as I recall.
But if you love records like I do, and you want to make them and hang 'em on the wall and look at 'em, this is not a good time.
www.bomp.com /BOMPPress3.html   (12139 words)

 The Official HI-SPEED Records Website   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Hi-Speed Records was founded by Jose Carrasco (a.k.a Joe-Z) and Danny Carrasco (a.k.a D-Ka$h).
They established their independent label on January 05, 2003 in Oakland, Ca.
The Hi-Speed brand of music represents overcoming the struggle, achieving success, and working to perfection.
www.hispeedrecords.com   (63 words)

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