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True Tone Records (US label)

True Tone Records was a United States based record label producing 78 disc records of Dixieland jazz in the 1950s. The label was headquartered in New Orleans, Louisiana.

True Tone Records was an Australian based record label. It was founded by Michael Crawley in the 1980s. The label was distributed by Polygram Records.

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Two-tone, two tone, or 2 tone, etc., may refer to:

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