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If this has been covered before I do apologise and please direct me

This thread refers to the labels Holton Records, and it's sub labels

I was 14, at school, when I sold some dinner tokens to buy a copy of Rufus Lumley "I'm Standing", of course years later I found out it was a bootleg 😭

"53" Years later I spotted something when seeing the Tommy Dent up for sale, Stan Vincent, who worked closely with Mike Duckman in New York, Lou Christie related and others.

I messaged Andy Rix who suggested I create this thread as I knew he had commented about Stan and his involvement in The Crow "Your Autumn Of Tomorrow" and I guess he will add much needed stuff to this new thread, as hopefully will others

It transpires that the President of Holton Records was Mr Fed Barr who was a DJ for WWRL Radio (apparently he kept every Soul hit in New York)

https://www.americanradiohistory.com/hd2/IDX-Business/Music/Archive-Record-World-IDX/IDX/60s/67/RW-1967-02-04-OCR-Page-0068.pdf

https://books.google.co.uk/books?id=6QgEAAAAMBAJ&pg=PA30&lpg=PA30&dq=fred+barr+radio+dj&source=bl&ots=XrXY8P3gus&sig=ACfU3U19KpxKtPdfviSvvjBGR1gOtuHA6w&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwjQi6W67ZfoAhV_QUEAHaDcA5QQ6AEwAXoECAkQAQ#v=onepage&q=fred barr radio dj&f=false

It appears that he also worked in the Gospel field with Doc Wheeler involved with Clara Ward

Any more info would be appreciated

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Record World March 26, 1966 -   

Brilliant, as they say here in the north of England "int tinter-net grate" https://books.google.co.uk/books?id=X82Du-kvBHgC&pg=PA225&lpg=PA225&dq=fred+barr++gospel&source=bl&o

some Fred Barr stuff here -  

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Record World March 26, 1966 - 

 

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Brilliant, as they say here in the north of England "int tinter-net grate"

https://books.google.co.uk/books?id=X82Du-kvBHgC&pg=PA225&lpg=PA225&dq=fred+barr++gospel&source=bl&ots=m_hGMeov95&sig=ACfU3U3laTnY6Xd5hxui5Cshj6cSksw72g&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwi3kezoqZjoAhXRolwKHQtFB8EQ6AEwCHoECAYQAQ#v=onepage&q=fred barr gospel&f=false

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