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DUKE
US Labels and Company Sleeves 1952-1974

Labels

Houston, Texas
No address
Artist at the top
Artist at the bottom
101 - 1952
to
136 - 1954
148 - 1955
to
340 - 1961
341 - 1961
to
407 - 1966
411  - 1966
to
478 - 1972
Duke Records was started in Memphis, Tennessee in 1952 by David James Mattis and Bill Fitzgerald, owners of Tri-State Recording Company. After forming a partnership with Mattis in august 1952, 
Don D. Robey (founder of Peacock Records) took control over Duke. Both labels then headquartered at Robey's Bronze Peacock Club at 2809 Erastus Street in Houston, Texas.
Don Robey sold his labels to ABC Dunhill Records on 23 May 1973.

 
33 1/3 Jukebox singles
ABC/Dunhill
ABC/Dunhill
Bobby Bland (set of 5)
Junior Parker (set of 5)
DK 478
to
DK 481 - 1974
Label discontinued
DK 480 - 1974
ABC/Dunhill
ABC/Dunhill
DK 479 - 1974
Stereo
DK 191 - 1974
Reissue
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Sleeves
Range
Front
Back
Details
No 1
DK 101 - 1952
to
1962
 
 Plain brown sleeve    
No 2
1962
to
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2809 Erastus St.,
Huston 26, Texas
. Ref 120  Curved top  Inside glued  
No 3
33 1/3 Jukebox Singles
   Curved top  Inside glued  
No 4
1974
ABC/Dunhill Records
8255 Beverly Boulevard
   Curved top  Inside glued  
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Contact for corrections
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Thanks to Global Dog Productions for scans and info  in this section
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Thanks to Dave Turk, Denver, Colorado for scans in this section
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Thanks to Jim Ronat, Highland, Illinois for scans in this section
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  Repro sleeves available from Big Boppa Records
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45 Discography for Duke Records from Global Dog Productions
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