Tag: Federal Records

Johnny 'Guitar' Watson

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Soul Serenade: Johnny “Guitar” Watson, “Superman Lover”

Johnny 'Guitar' Watson's influence extended well beyond his hit records...

Billy Ward and His Dominoes

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Soul Serenade: Billy Ward And His Dominoes, “Sixty Minute Man”

Billy Ward launched a new era of frankness in lyrics and the careers of two future superstars...

Soul Serenade - Professor Longhair

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Soul Serenade: Professor Longhair, “Go To The Mardi Gras”

Professor Longhair's music is the sound of Mardi Gras...

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Soul Serenade: James Brown With The Famous Flames, “Please, Please, Please”

The competition for the first single by the Famous Flames was fierce. Federal Records prevailed....