Syd Nathan

Syd Nathan (27 April 1904 - 5 March 1968) was an American rhythm and blues record producer. He was born in Cincinnati, Ohio. He started the Queen record label in 1943. In 1947 it was renamed King Records. James Brown's first single "Please, Please, Please" was released on the label in 1956. Nathan was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, in the "non-performer" category, in 1997.

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