About The Crown Records Documentary

Music By The Pound: The Crown Records Story (43 min), is an independent documentary about an independent Los Angeles record label.

crownrec-storybigMusic By The Pound is story of the Bihari Brothers’ Modern & Crown Records labels, from their Modern Record recording’s of classic blues and R&B in the late 1940s & ’50s to their Crown Record shlock budget LPs in the ’60s to the company’s demise in 1982.  Featuring Wrecking Crew session guitarist Jerry Cole, boogie-woogie queen Hadda Brooks, sax pioneer Joe Houston, blues legend Jimmy McCracklin, Peter Bihari, Lester Bihari, legendary recording engineer Bill Lazerus and others.  Includes the latest info on the mysterious Fazzio covers.

Produced, Directed, Edited by Jerold Kress
Co-Produced by David Madsen
Principal Photography: Ralph Q. Smith

For more info contact musicbythepoundmovie@gmail.com


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