On 9th September 1963,
a Detroit address would appear on the Golden World label for
the first time.
Looking like the
premises might have been one of Ed's taxi offices, two releases would emanate from 11801 12th
The first by Willie
Kendrick was number GW A-1, the second by Sue Perrin, was
number GW B-2; a strange numbering system.
Sue Perrin recording is significant in that she is the only
artist to carry forward from the old set up. I recently saw
an image of a demo of her first 45 which had her age marked
on the label as 16 years.
this release, the songwriter and producer was Marv
Johnson. On the flip side William Weatherspoon co-wrote
"Recipe of Love" with Sonny Sanders, and Sue
herself. Sonny was the producer.
We would also see for
the first time a new publishing company in Myto.
JoAnne gave me the
background to Myto. "It was simple really. It was
made up from the names of two of my close relations, my Aunt
Myrtle and my cousin Toni."
would go on to publish some of the finest songs associated
with the Detroit Sound.