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Disco label boss Henry Stone dies


At the spiritedly young in heart age of 93, the legendary Miami based founder of the world famous distribution outlet T.K. Records, Henry Stone recently passed away (August 7, 2014).   Stone proved to be a formidable force with the sound of R 'n' B and club land.  After setting up TK records and partnering labels in the 1960's, as well as having made a huge mark with international hits for the likes of KC & The Sunshine Band, George McCrae. Latimore, Betty Wright, and his work with big names stars such as the late James Brown, bands like T-Connection, and solo artists such as Bobby Caldwell and many other names.

 

 

the late James Brown alongside TK boss Henry Stone

the famous TK record sleeve with it's painted scene of a sunny beach and palm trees indicating hedonism

 

DJ stalwart of techno and electronica grooves Kirk Degiorgio has paid tribute to the impressionable Stone with this very tidy mixtape, we at PushFM thought we'd share it with you. Take a listen below.

 

DJ Kirk Degiorgio

And for all those times you've shaken your booty down at the discoteque, the next you're there put in some extra sweat on the dance floor if you hear 'Saturday Night' by T-Connection or KC & The Sunshine Band's 'Do You Wanna Go Party' for the Stone, they called Henry.


Kirk Degiorgio - Tribute To Henry Stone:- http://www.rbmaradio.com/shows/kirk-degiorgio-tribute-to-henry-stone

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