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Symbol Records

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Symbol Records
Parent companySue Records
FounderJuggy Murray
GenreR&B, pop
LocationNew York, New York, U.S.

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Symbol Records was a subsidiary of Sue Records founded in 1958 run by Juggy Murray in New York.[1]The label issued 47 singles and one album, most which were produced by Murray. Brother-and-sister duo Inez & Charlie Foxx were the label's most successful artist. Their hit single, "Mockingbird" reached #2 on the Billboard R&B chart and #7 Billboard Hot 100 in the summer of 1963.[2] Inez Foxx had a few solo singles reach the charts. It wasn't until 1966, that another artist on the label had a hit record. "She Blew a Good Thing" by The Poets peaked at #45 on the pop chart and #2 on the R&B chart.[3] Artist who recorded on the label include Bobby Bolder, the Commandos, Jesse Johnson, Lloyd Nelson, Sleepy King, the Four Hunks, King Coleman, Art Lassiter, the Hollywood Flames, the Shockettes, Russell Byrd, Jerry Heyward & the Everglades, the Parliaments, and the Hockadays.



  • 1963: Inez Foxx – Mockingbird

Selected singles[edit]

Catalog No. Release




UK Single (A-side, B-side) Artist Notes
900 Dec 1958[1] A: "The Chicken Scratch"

B: "June's Blues"

The Commandos Billboard review (Feb 9, 1959)[4]
901 Jan 1959 A: "So Loved Am I"

B: "Cute Little Girl"

Jesse Johnson Billboard review (Jan 26, 1959)[5]
909 Aug 1960 A: "Shortnin' Bread"

B: "Let's Shimmy"

King Coleman
912 1962 A: "It's Alright"

B: "Mr. Loneliness"

Art Lassiter
919[6] Jun 1963 7 2 A: "Mockingbird"

B: "Jaybirds"

Inez & Charlie Foxx
922[7] Sep 1963 113 A: "He's The One You Love"

B: "Broken Hearted Fool"

Inez Foxx Bubbling Under Hot 100 (Oct 36, 1963)[8]
924[7] Oct 1963 96 34 A: "Hi Diddle Diddle"

B: "Talk With Me"

Inez Foxx
926[7] Dec 1963 91 28 A: "Ask Me"

B: "I See You My Love"

Inez Foxx
20001 Apr 1964 54 12 40 A: "Hurt By Love"

B: "Confusion"

Inez Foxx
201[6] Sep 1964 124 A: "La De Da I Love You"

B: "Yankee Doodle Dandy"

Inez & Charlie Foxx
202 Oct 1964 A: "Ain't That Bad"

B: "Progress"

Pancho Villa And The Bandits
296 Mar 1965 A: "I Feel Alright"

B: "My Momma Told Me"

Inez & Charlie Foxx
214 Feb 1966 45 2 A: "She Blew A Good Thing"

B: "Out To Lunch"

The Poets
215 May 1965 A: "I'm Coming Home"

B: "I'm Gonna Stand By You"

Hollywood Flames
222 1967 A: "Sweeter Than Sweet Things"

B: "We Can Find That Love"

Vicki Baines


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Latest Release!! The Chicken Scratch by the Commandos" (PDF). Billboard: 34. December 8, 1958.
  2. "Charlie Foxx Chart History". Billboard. Unknown parameter |url-status= ignored (help)
  3. Simmons, Rick (2013). Carolina Beach Music from the '60s to the '80s: The New Wave. Charleston, SC. ISBN 978-1-61423-864-5. OCLC 905904231. Search this book on Amazon.com Logo.png
  4. "Reviews of New Pop Records" (PDF). Billboard: 51. February 9, 1959.
  5. "Reviews of New Pop Records" (PDF). Billboard: 51. January 26, 1959.
  6. 6.0 6.1 "Inez & Charlie Foxx Songs Top Songs / Chart Singles Discography". Music VF. Unknown parameter |url-status= ignored (help)
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 "Inez Foxx - Top Songs / Chart Singles Discography". Music VF. Unknown parameter |url-status= ignored (help)
  8. "Bubbling Under The Hot 100" (PDF). Billboard: 20. November 2, 1963.

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