Original Sound Art Laboe

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Original Sound was founded on January 30, 1959 by deejay Art Laboe. It began as a small label that specialized in compiling and re-releasing “oldies” R&B and rock and roll songs.

Art Laboe, who passed away at 97 on October 7, 2022 had a career spanning over seven decades. Art was one of the first disc jockeys to play rock n’ roll in California and coined the phrase “oldies, but goodies.”

Notable Recordings Made At Original Sound Studio Include:

Ramones – End Of The Century
Strawberry Alarm Clock – Incense And Peppermints
Frank Zappa – The Lost Episodes
Uriah Heep – Raging Silence
Captain Beefheart – Puller Man
The Monkees – Head

Original Sound
7120 W. Sunset Blvd.
Los Angeles CA 90046