1952 - 1953

The ROCKIN' label of Miami, Florida, was founded in October of 1952 by Henry Stone and Andy Razaf. The inital releases were issued in December of 1952, and continued until August or September of 1953.

ROCKIN' and its companion gospel label, GLORY, were purchased by Sid Nathan in August of 1953, and the masters were used as part of the reactivated DeLuxe label.

To the ROCKIN' Series




  • The Billboard 1953_04_11