- Amy Records
Amy Records was a record label formed in
1960as a subsidiary of Bell Records. Artists who had success on Amy included Al Brown's Tunetopperswith "The Madison" (Amy 804 charted #23),a dance tune in 1960, Joey Powerswith "Midnight Mary" (Amy 892 charted #10 in 1963), Del Shannon's 1964recordings of "Handy Man" (Amy 905 charted #22 ) and "Keep Searchin'" (Amy 915 charted #9). Lee Dorseyhit with "Ride Your Pony" in 1965(Amy 927 charted #28) and " Working In The Coal Mine" in 1966(Amy 958 charted #8). Paul Simon, (pre-dating Simon & Garfunkel), together with children's musicproducer and songwriter Bobby Susser, released records in 1961under the names Tico and The Triumphs with " Motorcycle" (Amy 835 charted #99) and Jerry Landis with "Lone Teen Ranger" (Amy 875") with little success as did garage bandKinetic Energy with their version of Dale Hawkins 1957hit "Susie Q" (Amy 11,028) in 1969. Beginning in 1967albums by Amy recording artists were issued on the Bell label and in 1969, Amy was folded into Bell.
List of record labels
* [http://bsnpubs.com/bell/amy.html The Amy Records story and album discography from Both Sides Now Publications]
* [http://www.globaldogproductions.info/a/amy.html Discography of Amy label singles.]
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