Sussex Records


Sussex Records

Infobox record label
name = Sussex Records


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parent =
founded = 1970
founder = Clarence Avant
status = defunct
distributor = Buddah Records (1970-1973) Chelsea Records (1974-1975)
genre = Various
country = United States
location = Hollywood, California
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Sussex Records, Inc. was a record label founded December 18, 1969 by Clarence Avant that was located first at 6430 W Sunset Blvd at the corner of Sunset and Cahuenga Blvds and later at 6255 W Sunset Blvd Suite 1902 both in Hollywood. Before 1974, all records were distributed by Buddah Records, after 1974 Sussex went into independent distribution. The company folded in July 1975 with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) padlocking the offices and auctioning off all the assets due to unpaid federal and state taxes amounting to $62,000.

Sussex Records was the home of Bill Withers, Rodriguez, Gallery, The Presidents, Wadsworth Mansion, and others. Bill Withers' Sussex recordings were later purchased by Columbia Records , who he signed with in 1977.

ussex Records artists

*Rodriguez
*Mutzie
*Priscilla Coolidge-Jones
*Willie Bobo
*Dennis Coffey
*The Presidents
*Bill Withers
*Wadsworth Mansion
*Eddy Senay
*Zulema Cusseaux
*Amish
*Gallery
*Faith, Hope & Charity
*Soul Searchers
*Billy Charne
*Segments of Time
*Bunions Bradford Funeral Marching Band
*Creative Source
*Masterfleet
*Ralph Graham
*Wednesday

ee also

* List of record labels

External links

* [http://www.bsnpubs.com/buddah/sussex.html Sussex Album Discography]


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