Hy Weiss

Hy Weiss

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Hy Weiss (February 12, 1923 - March 20, 2007 was an American record producer. Born Hyman Y. Weiss in Romania, he was an immigrant to the United States when young and was brought up in the Bronx, New York. He started in the music industry in 1949, setting up Parody Records with his brother Sam. His record label, Old Town Records, was active from 1953 for over a decade. Weiss was primarily a producer of doo wop groups. Old Town had its first hit with the 1958 single, "We Belong Together," by Robert & Johnny. Reissues of records by Arthur Prysock extended the life of the label. Subsequently Weiss worked for Stax Records. Weiss had a co-writer credit for the song "Foggy Notion" by the Velvet Underground, along with all of the members of the band. Weiss was a resident of Rockleigh, New Jersey.show more

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  • Paperback | 100 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 159g
  • Fidel
  • United States
  • English
  • 613668408X
  • 9786136684086