James Brown 1969

The Bootsy Collins Foundation Presents

In collaboration with over 100 artists from around the world...

...an incredible compilation of funk, jazz, R&B, soul, blues, rock, doo-wop, bluegrass, and country in an LP & CD series dedicated to raising awareness for the legacy and revival of the King Records studio in the Evanston community of  Cincinnati, OH.

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Check out the collection of concept art and blueprints imagined by students in DAAP at the University of Cincinnati. Each project explores various elements of the King Records legacy and proposes designs for a new space in the old studio building. For a full view of these visions, click on 'REVIVAL' in the menu!

DAAP For the Love of King Records Revival Record Pressers Render
DAAP For the Love of King Records Revival Music of Kings Render
DAAP For the Love of King Records Revival Light and Color Render
DAAP For the Love of King Records Revival Queen City Sound Render
 
King Records, "The King of Them All" sign

King Records, active from 1943-1971, was a record label and studio building, owned by founder Syd Nathan. It proved to be influential in many ways - to the city of Cincinnati and to the music industry across the world.

 

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Photo of James Brown performing on the ABC Television program Music Scene.

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