Who knew? Cincinnati's King Records launched '60s hit and dance craze "The Twist"

CINCINNATI - Cincinnati's King Records, located in Evanston, gave America the 1960s hit "The Twist" and launched the career of James Brown.

Syd Nathan opened his company targeting the “hillbilly market.” However, King Records was known for providing all services needed for recording and that brought in both country and R&B artists.

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