Places In Blues History
Many of the classic New Orleans R&B recordings between 1956-1964 were recorded at Cosimo Matassa’s Cosimo Recording Studio at 523-525 Governor Nicholles Street, New Orleans, Louisiana.
Tracks recorded here include most of the classic Fats Domino recordings for Imperial Records, most of the Little Richard recordings for Specialty Records.
Other tracks recorded here include:
You may also want to see the previous Cosimo Matassa recording studio, J&M Music Shop, at 838 North Rampart Street in New Orleans. Cosimo Matassa operated here between 1945-1956.
For more information on the significance of these sites in American music history, we recommend Rhthym & Blues In New Orleans by John Broven.
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