Straight Records

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When MGM Records neglected to exercise a contract option in 1968, FZ founded Bizarre Productions with manager Herb Cohen.[1] This company mutated into Bizarre Records (with distribution taken care of by Warner Bros.' Reprise label) by October 1968. Co-located[2] label Straight Records was formed by FZ in the spring of 1969 to release material by slightly off-center artists, but these artists were not nearly as extreme as those on Bizarre (hence, the name "Straight" versus "Bizarre"). After Straight finished its independent run with Reprise and Warner Bros.-distributed stints, the DiscReet label was created in 1973.

Records issued on the Straight Records Label:


STS 1051 - Alice Cooper - Pretties for You (1969)
STS 1052 - Judy Henske and Jerry Yester - Farewell Aldebaran (1969)
2-STS 1053 - Captain Beefheart And His Magic Band - Trout Mask Replica (1969)
STS 1054 - Lord Buckley A Most Immaculately Hip Aristocrat (1969)
STS 1056 - Jeff Simmons And Randy Steirling Naked Angels (1969)
STS 1057 - Jeff Simmons Lucille Has Messed My Mind Up (1969)
STS 1058 - Tim Dawe Penrod (1969)
STS 1059 - GTO's Permanent Damage (1969)
STS 1060 - Tim Buckley Blue Afternoon (1969)
STS 1061 - Alice Cooper Easy Action (1969)
STS 1062 - Persuasions Acappella (1970)
STS 1063 - Captain Beefheart And His Magic Band Lick My Decals Off, Baby (1970)
STS 1064 - Tim Buckley Starsailor (1971)
STS 1065 - Alice Cooper Love It to Death (1971)


ST 101 Alice Cooper - Reflected/Living ST 102 Judy Henske And Jerry Yester - Horses On A Stick/Snowblind
ST 103 Mayf Nutter - Are My Thoughts With You? / Baby, You Can Fly
ST 104 GTO's - Circular Circulation/Mercy's Tune
ST 105 Mayf Nutter - Everybody's Talkin'/Long Distance
ST 106 The Whistlers - Spend My Money/Gradbury
ST 107 Mayf Nutter (with Hugh Garrett Singers) - Hey There Johnny/My Kind Of Music

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