3rd World Maryland-other

TW-501 Diplomats – Sure As The Stars Shine / She’s The One

AGM Records Jarrettsville

AGM 1136 Byrd Pressley – Lost Inside Your Love / Lost Inside Your Love (Instrumental) (12”) (1986)

Ambition Kensington

12513 Ambition - Another Place / Freedom (America We Love You) (1980)

AVW Records Oxon Hill

4587 H.L. Bryant - See If I Can't Get Your Mama To Come Back Home / My Baby Don't Have To Work (A Side is Soul, B Side is Blues)

B.+N. Records Kensington

NR14224-1 Expression – Release Disco / Release Disco (Part 1), Release Disco (Part 2) (12”)

Bassett Silver Spring

RB 81872 Freddie Martin Revue – Do You Believe I Love You / Take Me Back Again

Ben La Rose Silver Spring

MD Label with IRDA distribution ties.
245 The Exclusives - Loose and Funky / New Breed (1976)

BLES Records Hyattsville

AVL-89061 Artwork – Check Out My Mind, So Hard To Let Go / Check Out My Mind, So Hard To Let Go (12”)

BS Record Corporation Beltsville

4212 Peaches and Herb – Down Where It’s At (Hump and Bump) / Down Where It’s At (Instrumental)

BWCO Silver Spring

100 The Fabulous Terrifics – The Keeper Of Your Heart / Angel

Cabbit Maryland-other

405048 Rayy Slyy – I Won’t Forget / I Won’t Forget (Short Vocal), I Won’t Forget (Instrumental) (12”) (1984)

CFM (Creative Funk Music) Oxon Hill

A Division of Studio Records, this label also featured hip hop artists (not listed)
CF-8000 Tyrone Burwell – Memories & Memories (Instrumental) / Sweet Sexy Thing & Sweet Sexy Thing (Instrumental) (12”)

Chaka Records Temple Hills

4563 Joe Sutton – Valerie / You Put Me Through Some Changes
DP 803 Mudd – Anticipating / Throw Down (1980)
DM-0012 Stimulus Featuring Milton Smith – Super Stimulus / Super Stimulus (Instrumental) (12”) (1983)

Checkpoint Records Riverdale

CP-101 Irvin Lee – I Need your Lovin’ & The Letter / Kid Dancer (Part 1) & Kid Dancer (Part 2) (12”) (1985)
CP-201 Sweet Cookie – Heartbreaker / Heartbreaker (Instrumental) (12”) (1985)
CP-300 Sweet Cookie – Love (Can’t Live With It Can’t Live Without It) (Short Version), Love (Can’t Live With It Can’t Live Without It) (Long Version) / Love (Can’t Live With It Can’t Live Without It) (Instrumental), Love (Can’t Live With It Can’t Live Without It) (Dubb) (12”) (1985)
CP-500 Irvin Lee – Secret Of The Heart, Secret Of The Heart (Instrumental) / Secret Of The Heart (Vocal) (12”) (1985)
CP-007 Bobby Lovett – The Other Side Of Love, All My Love / All My Love (Instrumental), All My Love (Mix/Beat) (12”) (1986)
CP 20-20 Sweet Cookie – Want You Back (Long) & Want You Back (Short) / Want You Back (Instrumental), Want You Back (Mix/Beat) (12”) (1986)
CP-113 Janice – Bye-Bye / Bye-Bye (Instrumental) & Bye-Bye (Mix/Beat) & Oh-We-Oh (Acapella) (12”) (1986)
CP-118 Data-Control – Dance To The Drummers Beat / Dance To The Drummers Beat (12”) (1986)
CP 442 The Kid – Chains On Me (Part 1) & Chains On Me (Part 2) / Chains On Me & Chains On Me (Dub) & Chains On Me (Instrumental) & Chains On Me (Mommy) (Acapella) (12”) (1986)
CP 666 Irvin Lee Project – Babylove / Babylove, Babylove (Instrumental/Dub) (12”) (1987)
CP 763 Sweet Cookie – Mind Your Business / Mind Your Business & Mind Your Business (Mix/Beat/Dub) (12”) (1987)
CP-333 Sweet Cookie ‎– Mind Your Business (LP) (1987)
CP-800 The Irvin Lee Project – Daytime (LP) (1987)

Cosmic Rainbow Productions Lanham

CR-001The Chocolate City Connection – Take the Music to the Party (Radio) / Take the Music to the Party (Disco)

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Criminal Records Phoenix

1702 Tones – One More Time / Do It Light (1983)

CVD Records Takoma Park

MC-20611 Carroll Dashiell Featuring Yvette Cason – Love Prevailed / Funk You Up (1985)
MC-20820 Carroll Dashiell & The CVD Ensemble – I’ve Paid My Dues (LP) (1986)

D & H Productions Silver Spring

DM-84507 The Fabulistics – Absence / Absence (Instrumental) (1975)

D.E.T.T. Records Landover

D.E.T.T. is actually based on members of Trouble Funk: Dyke, Edwards, Taylor and Tony. This Label has a sister label, operated by Max Kidd, using the same initials in reverse: T.T.E.D. Records
2250 Trouble Funk – E Flat Boogie / E Flat Boogie (Instrumental) (12”) (1980)
TD-001 Tilt – Arkade Funk / Arkade Funk (Instrumental) (1983)
DT 1001 Arkade Funk – Search And Destroy / Search And Destroy (12”) (1983)
DT 7001 Arkade Funk – Search And Destroy / Search And Destroy (1983)
DT 1002 Trouble Funk – Say What? / Say What? (Instrumental) (12”) (1983)
DT 7-1002 Trouble Funk – Say What? / Say What? (Instrumental) (1983)
DT LP 1002 Trouble Funk – In Times Of Trouble (LP) (1983)
DT 1003 Hot, Cold Sweat – Move Like That / Move Like That (Instrumental) (12”) (1984)
DT 1004 The Go-Go Allstarz – Do the Whop / Impressions (12”)
DT 1005 Trouble Funk – Spin – Time / Share Your Love (12”) (1984)
DT 7-1005 Trouble Funk – Spin – Time / Share Your Love (1984)
RC 500 Trouble Funk – So Early In The Morning / So Early In The Morning (Special Mix) (12”)
RC 501 Trouble Funk – Let’s Get Small / Let’s Get Small (Special Mix) (12”)
RC 502 Slim – It’s In The Mix / It’s In The Mix (Instrumental) (12”)
RC 503 Hot, Cold Sweat – Meet Me At The Go-Go / Meet Me At The Go-Go (Instrumental) (12”)
L 1001 Trouble Funk – Trouble Funk Express / Trouble Funk Express (Instrumental) (12”)

Dadzie Records Oxon Hill

DZ 5468 Dadzie’s New Image – Get You Girl & Get You Girl (Instrumental) / Get You Girl (Extended Mix) (12”) (1988)

DBF Records Waldorf

206056 Harold Dickey – I’ll Never Make You Cry / Dance
302016 Jimmy Bennett with The Bennett Family – Reality / Reality (Inst.)

Dusk & Dawn Records Adelphi

3303 Jerry Wilson – I Like The Music / Everybody Spread A Little Love

Ebony Records Maryland-other

482-12 Jo Jo Hammett - Funny Thing / Doggie Dog World

Essence Records Kensington

4386 Sixpence – Ooo, Baby Baby / Take A Look

Evergreen Silver Spring

EVR-501 Public Notice – Tack Head / Our Love is Fading (1976)

Explosion Kensington

19766 Bit of the Bunch – Working out Way Back To You / Working out Way Back To You (Instrumental)

Feather Bed Records Maryland-other

CB-316 Chuck Brown and Soul Searchers – Back It On Up (part 1) / Back It On Up (part 2)

Fortress Record Ltd. Oxon Hill

FLP 1001 Postive Change – Positive Change (LP) (1978)

Fountain Records Landover

010281-12 Toney Fountaine – Come Back To Me & Come Back To Me (Echo Remix) / We’re Gonna Party (12”) (1988)

Funk Records Hillcrest Heights

FM 102 Funk Mob – Rock Freak / Message From The DJ (Instrumental)

Hitstown Record Corporation Maryland-other

This MD label recorded both soul and gospel musicians. Only the soul releases are listed below.
1012 Ultimate Blacks - I Like to Be / The World is a Turmoil

Horizon Maryland-other

BHR7607 Black Horizon - Black Horizon pt.1 / Black Horizon pt.2

Hour Records Suitland

DM-88006 Seven – Gloria (The Long One) & Gloria (A Quickie) / “O” (She’s 2 Much) (Jam Part Version) & “O” (She’s 2 Much) (The Short Story) (12”) (1988)

Hugo's Music Oxon Hill

Nathan Page primarily performed Jazz, but he was known to dabble on the soul side of things. The following are recordings which are, or featured, soul tunes.
HMS 106 Nathen Page - Free (Note Really) / Knapp Time (1978)
HMS 107 Nathan Page - Page Two (LP)

ICF Records Silver Spring

780737 Phil Flowers and Interconnection – Hello My Friend / Shake A Hand (1978)

ICI Industries Rockville

1806 Phil Flowers – Stay Awhile / If You Really Love Him

IP Records Maryland-other

004 Skip Mahoney – I Love you So / Skip Mahoney & Steel Waters – Power Of The Mind

IPSI (Integrated Performance Systems International) Maryland-other

4654 The Peak Experience – The Peak Experience (LP) (1976)
5044 ‘Thesda – Spaced Out (LP) (1979)

Juldane Silver Spring

Jules Damian’s Record Label recorded funk, soul, jazz, gospel, pop & rock. Only funk & soul related recordings are listed below.
JD 2000 Sons of Nature – Survival / Disillusion City-Town
DB 20034 Phase II – Phase II / Pt. 2
DB 20035 Willie Mason – Don’t Make the Same Mistakes Twice / Chocolate City Boogie
DB 20036 Stanley Woodruff and the US Trio – What Took You So Long / Now is Forever
DB 20037 Stanley Woodruff and the US Trio – Shadows / Walk Softly
JD 740424 Sons of Nature – Ride the Vibe / Traveling Star
740605 Past, Present, & Future – Too Many Fish / (You Layed Your) Love On The Line

Kolossal Records Suitland

KA-869495 Rare Essence – Live at Breeze’s Metro Club (EP) (1986)

Les-Wes Record Co. Maryland-other

LWS 2000 Choice Reunion – Free And Easy / Free And Easy (Instrumental) (1986)
LWS 2001 Choice Reunion – Free And Easy / You Need A Man Around (1986)
LWS 12003 Choice Reunion – It’s Summer Time / It’s Summer Time (Instrumental) (12”) (1988)

Little Fish Monkton, MD

72457 Jeffrey – Just Like You / Some Kind Of Love
5333739 Jeffrey – Some Kind Of Love (EP)

Longwood Rockville

Longwood was a MD label that also recorded in Cincinnati, OH
40527 Philip James – Keep on Loving / pt.2
L20001 Phil Flowers and His United Family – Alpha and Omega (LP) (1973)
L2000 The United Family – Some-A-Dis-Some-A-Dat (LP) (Recorded while on tour in the Bahamas) (1975)
L2003 Phil Flowers and The Inner Connection – Three Little Words (LP) (1977)

Maiden Voyage Kensington

7516Stan Holland - Hot For What You Got / I Gotta Be Good To You

Maxi Records Ellicott City

5201 The Velons – Remember When… (LP) (1979)
7477 The Velons – Zing! Went The Strings Of My Heart / Your Promise To Be Mine (1980)

Mob Records Temple Hills

301 The Bobby Saunders Xplosion – Love Song / Pump

Montrey Records Silver Spring

MR 4729 J.M.’s Funk Factory – Get On The Case / Get On The Case (pt.2)

New Directions Silver Spring

NDR-7401 East Coast Connection – Summer in the Parks / pt.2 (1974)
NDR-7401 East Coast Connection – Summer In The Parks/ Give Me The Love I Need” (1974)
NDR-7501 Promise – I’m Not Ready For Love / I Wonder (Am I Still On Your Mind?) (1975)
NDR 7502 Promise – Love On The Line / Open Up The Door

NRR (New Release Records Inc.) Temple Hills, MD

Though gospel in nature, this group developed much of it’s sound from soul elements
4000 Enlightment – Burning Flame / Burning Flame pt. 2 (1984)
4001 Enlightment – Faith Is The Key (LP) (1984)

Obo, Inc. Records Fort Washington, MD

15561 Bre’vard – Black Jack Game / Holdin’ Back And Waiting (1983)

Omega Records Landover Hills, MD

OR-6591 Neo – Party In The House Tonight (Funk A Go Go) / She Rush Me To The Dirt (Ecee), Girl Games (12”) (1987)

Omega Sound Kensington

A Maryland recording studio, just outside DC lines, which recorded many local soul artists.

Ox Bow Eastern Shore, MD

R13109 Johnathan Capri – Gonna Build Me A Mountain (Way Up High) / Big City

P & L Records Gaithersburg

PL 62142 Winfield Parker – My Love For You / I Wanna Be With You

Pouland Salisbury

P-101 Summitt – Farewell (I’m Leavin’) / I Remember

Purity Records Maryland-other

PR30001 Janice White – Please Come Home / Please Come Home (pt. 2)

Renjay Soul Inc. Maryland-other

3015 The Exzemptions - Expressway To Your Heart / Midnight Hour (1968)

Ronina Silver Spring

10057 Jay Baldwin – So Glad I met You / Son of Mine
84552 Jay Baldwin & The Wright Sisters – What Kind Of Spell / So Glad I Met You

Rough + Nac Maryland-other

610071X Rough Band – Don’t Mess With Cupid (Street Version), Don’t Mess With Cupid (Long Version) / Don’t Mess With Cupid (Party Mix) (12”)

Scorpion Records Silver Spring

DM-84507 The Fabulistics – Absence / Absence (Instrumental) (1975)

Smallwood Hyattsville

GFS 301 George Franklin Smallwood – Touching is My Thing / Overheard
4881 George Franklin Smallwood & Marshmellow Band – Hey Mama / I Love My Father
6027 George Franklin Smallwood – Mr. Sunshine / Mr. Sunshine (pt.2)
GS 02 George Franklin Smallwood – Lady Disco / The best Love of my Life
GFS 811 George Franklin Smallwood & Marshmellow Band – Just Four You (LP)
811 George Franklin Smallwood & Marshmellow Band – Hey Jude / Rollercoaster
U-24619M George Franklin Smallwood & Marshmellow Band – You know I Love You / You Know I Love You (Instrumental)

Speed Records Maryland-other

PF 10 Phil Flowers & The Flower Shop – Phil Flowers & The Flower Shop (LP)

Stanza Records Silver Spring

Though Ohio was the distribution center, the following recording was completed in Maryland for local artist Gary Hart. Gary can be found on both jazz and soul recordings throughout the DC/MD region.
001Gart Hart - Prophecy Pt. 1 / Pt. 2

Sure Hit Records Maryland-other

HG92987 Harold Gill – I’m Gonna Be Sweet To You / I Can Make You Party (12”)

Tad Records Gaithersburg

TB-4477 Tyrone Burwell – Memories & Memories (Instrumental) / Sweet Sexy Thing & Sweet Sexy Thing (Instrumental) (12”) (1987)

TF Records Landover

2251 Trouble Funk – Pump Me Up / Pump Me Up (pt.2) (1980)
8181 Trouble Funk – The Beat / The Beat (12”) (1981)

Token Records Landover

TKS 745 Leroy Smith – I Wonder If I Had Your Love / I’m So Lonely

Tonic Records Kensington

7712 Fo’Real – Got To Find A Way (To Get It Together) / Got To Find A Way (To Get It Together) (Pt 2) (1976)

Triumph Records Maryland-other

1001 Dance Masters – Dancinjitis / Viva La Disco (12”)

U.C.I. Records Oxon Hill

ST3417 Introducing Rick A. Webb & Raw Band – Don’t Keep Me Waiting / Til The End (1983)

W-BS Langley Park

The Debanairs have performed both Doo-Wop and Soul throughout their career. Below is an example of a soul effort.
RI 2507The Debanairs - Everything I Need / Feel All Right (1974)

YPI Records Forrestville

YPI was headquartered in both Forrestville and Baltimore Maryland during the early 1980s
001 The Mighty Peacemakers – Feel It (EP) (1983)
0001 The Feel It Girls – Feel It / Feel It (pt. 2) (12”) (1983)