King Records http://wvxu.org en A tribute to Syd Nathan http://wvxu.org/post/tribute-syd-nathan <p>A tribute to <a href="http://www.cincinnatilibrary.org/features/kingrecords.html"><strong>Syd Nathan</strong></a>, founder of Cincinnati’s famed <a href="http://wvxu.org/post/king-records-cincinnati-legacy"><strong>King Records</strong></a>, who was born in Cincinnati on April 27, 1904.</p><p> Fri, 25 Apr 2014 05:00:20 +0000 Lee Hay 25837 at http://wvxu.org A tribute to Syd Nathan Local legend Rusty York passes away http://wvxu.org/post/local-legend-rusty-york-passes-away <p>According to a touching <a href="http://news.cincinnati.com/article/20140204/NEWS0104/302040023/-Rusty-York-courtly-musician-who-ran-Jewel-studio">article</a> written by Cliff Radel for the Cincinnati Enquirer, <a href="en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rusty_York">Rusty York</a>, who owned Jewel Studio in Mt. Healthy, passed away recently in Florida.&nbsp; You'll find some great photographs on his page in the <a href="www.rockabillyhall.com/RustyYork1.html">Rockabilly Hall of Fame</a>.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 04 Feb 2014 20:14:01 +0000 Lee Hay 22685 at http://wvxu.org 2014 Grammy Hall of Fame inductee http://wvxu.org/post/2014-grammy-hall-fame-inductee <p></p><p>Cincinnati connection since the song was released on King Records:</p><p>"GET UP — I FEEL LIKE BEING LIKE A SEX MACHINE"<br />James Brown<br />(James Brown)<br />King (1970)<br />Single<br /><br />Recorded in Nashville on&nbsp; April 25, 1970 according to “The King Labels: A Discography, Volume 1” compiled by Michel Ruppli.&nbsp; Bootsy Collins is listed as playing electric bass on the song.&nbsp; The <a href="http://grammy.com">Grammy</a> ceremony will be broadcast live on Jan. 26, 2014, at 8 p.m. ET/PT on the CBS Television Network.</p> Wed, 11 Dec 2013 21:33:13 +0000 Lee Hay 20665 at http://wvxu.org Celebrating the 70th Anniversary of Cincinnati's King Records http://wvxu.org/post/celebrating-70th-anniversary-cincinnatis-king-records <p>September brings to Cincinnati the 70<sup>th</sup> Anniversary celebration of the historic <a href="http://www.cincinnatilibrary.org/features/kingrecords.html"><strong>King Records</strong></a>. <strong>Brian Powers</strong> from the <strong>Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County</strong> talks with Lee Hay about the events being scheduled during the month, both at the library and other locations around the area. (Lee Hay will rebroadcast her acclaimed <strong>4-part King Records special</strong> each Saturday night in September on her<a href="http://wvxu.org/programs/blues-lee-hay"> <strong>Blues</strong></a> show at 11pm).</p><p> Fri, 30 Aug 2013 05:30:25 +0000 Lee Hay 16618 at http://wvxu.org Celebrating the 70th Anniversary of Cincinnati's King Records King Records: Cincinnati Legacy http://wvxu.org/post/king-records-cincinnati-legacy <p><em>King Records: Cincinnati Legacy</em>, is a five-part series hosted by Lee Hay and is produced to honor the label’s impact on Cincinnati and music.</p> Thu, 18 Jul 2013 15:23:50 +0000 Lee Hay 15106 at http://wvxu.org King Records: Cincinnati Legacy