Thump Records

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Thump Records is a record label specialized in various genres of music. Founded by Bill Walker and Al Lopez for $10,000. In 1997 Bill Walker became its sole C.E.O. and President.

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Thump's success was ignited by the popularity of its Old School and Low Rider compilation series (co-branded with Low Rider Magazine [1] ). Thump's Distributor is major label Universal, [2] and Thump has also signed many artists under its own banner. Tierra gained hit The Intruders' 1967 song "Together", written by Gamble & Huff, which reached #18 on the Billboard Hot 100 [3] [4] [5] from Boardwalk Records, and later Tierra joined Thump Records.

Artists on Thump Records

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References

  1. Greg Dool. "TEN Publishing Is Shuttering 19 Car Magazines". Folio. Retrieved 22 March 2020.
  2. Official site Thump RecordsRetrieved 25 March 2021
  3. Whitburn, Joel (2004). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004. Record Research. p. 580.
  4. KRLA survey for week ending November 28, 1980. http://www.las-solanas.com/arsa/surveys_item.php?sv=97834
  5. Radio & Records (November 14, 1980). "Parallel One Playlists". Surveys for both K-EARTH and KRLA have "Together" at number one.
  6. 94.7 The WAVE May 22, 2015 Tierra’s Rudy Salas Talks Music, Performing & More By Pat Prescott