Owning The Music

Owning The Music

Written on 03/14/2021
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In 1921 the first black record company was created, the Pace Phonograph Company which used the Black Swann Label. Henry Pace was the owner of a music publishing company and in 1921 they released their first hit with Ethel Waters, "Down Home Blues/Oh, Daddy". which sold more than a half million records in six months.


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