Part 2: The King Of Them All, 1954 to 1963



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By the end of 1954, the major record labels had discovered the popularity of R & B music, and began to target that market. King Records owner Syd Nathan, having had great success in that field since 1948, would take on this new competition while also exploring other genres and discovering new talent in the coming years.

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