Doctor Bird Records

Doctor Bird (founded 1965) was a British and Jamaican record label named after the Jamaican doctor bird. It was founded by Graeme Goodall after his break from Island Records.[1][2] By 1971 it had a subsidiary Jazz Workshop Records.[3]


  1. ^ Billboard - 13 Nov 1971 - Page 34 Vol. 83, No. 46 - Magazine "These years in Kingston cemented the foundations for their future activities although Goodhall broke away from Island in 1965 to introduce his own Doctor Bird label group, also specialising in West Indian music. This early start gave Island the ...
  2. ^ Jon Masouri Wailing Blues - The Story of Bob Marley's Wailers "Graeme Goodall, who also ran the Doctor Bird label, set up Trojan subsidiary Attack and began issuing Bunny's productions thereafter, although not exclusively."
  3. ^ Billboard - 13 Apr 1968 - Page 53 Vol. 80, No. 15 -The third album release by the Doctor Bird subsidiary Jazz Workshop Records Friday (5) is "Im- provisational Jazz Workshop," featuring Ron Carter and Steve Kuhn on originals by Don Heck- man and Ed Summerlin."