Parrot Records (blues label)

Parrot Records was an American Chicago-based record label, founded in 1952 by the disc jockey, Al Benson.[1] It specialized in blues, jazz, doo-wop, and gospel. The company began operating in mid-1953, and lasted until mid-1956.[1] Several Parrot recordings were later released by Chess Records. Parrot's sister label Blue Lake operated from 1954 to 1956.[1] There were plans for another subsidiary, to be called Eagle, but these were scrapped.

Parrot Records
FounderAl Benson
StatusInactive since 1956
Country of originUnited States
LocationChicago, Illinois

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  1. ^ a b c d e "The Parrot and Blue Lake Labels". Retrieved March 15, 2021.
  2. ^ "Little Willy Foster Discography". Retrieved November 19, 2014.
  3. ^ "Dusty Brown | Biography & History". AllMusic. Retrieved March 15, 2021.

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