This article needs additional citations for . verification (December 2009) Cadet Records was an American record label, started as Argo Records in 1955 as the jazz subsidiary of Chess Records. Argo changed its name in 1965 to Cadet to avoid confusion with the similarly named label in the UK. Cadet stopped releasing records around 1974, when its artists were moved to Chess. [1 ]
There was also
Cadet Concept Records, for rock and more adventurous music, such as the Rotary Connection, and the experimental psychedelic album by Electric Mud Muddy Waters. The label also had a Top 20 hit in 1968 with the single "Pictures Of Matchstick Men" by the British band Status Quo through a licensing arrangent with Pye Records in London. A St. Louis band known as The Truth aka The Acid Sette were signed and recorded for this label under the guidance of Abner Spector.
masters are now owned by Universal Music. Cadet album discography (1965-1975) [edit ] Continuation of the Argo 600 Jazz Series [edit ] Continuation of the Argo 4000 Blues Series [edit ]
Catalog number Title Artist LP-4046 Bob Hope on the Road to Vietnam Bob Hope LPS-4047 Jammin' with the Windjammers The Windjammers LPS-4048 Feeling Good Jean DuShon LPS-4049 Tough! Art Blakey and The Jazz Messengers LPS-4050 Fred Wacker Big Band Swings Cool Fred Wacker Big Band LP-4051 The Blues, Volume 5 Various Artists LPS-4052 I'm So Good That I Don't Have to Brag! Shel Silverstein LPS-4053 Weary Traveler King Fleming LP-4054 Drain My Brain Shel Silverstein LPS-4055 Call My Name Etta James LP-4056 I Cried for You Johnny Watson LP-4057 Carryin' On Milt Trenier and Micki Lynn LP-4058 Fighting Back Greig McRitchie Band GRT consolidated Chess/Cadet album discography (1971-1975) [edit ]
Chess Records was purchased by General Recorded Tape, aka GRT Corporation, which consolidated both the Chess and Cadet labels into a single labeling number sequence. [2 ]
Catalog number Title Artist Chess CH-50001 Another Dimension Bo Diddley Chess CH-50002 Message to the Young Howlin' Wolf Chess CH-50003 Etta James Sings Big Ones [Unissued?] Etta James Cadet CA-50004 Freedom Means The Dells Cadet CH-50005 Great Female Soul Vocalists Various Artists Cadet Concept CC-50006 Hey Love The New Rotary Connection Cadet CA-50007 Occasional Rain Terry Callier Chess CH-50008 San Francisco Dues Chuck Berry Cadet CA-50009 Mystical Lady Shirley Scott Cadet Concept CC-50010 Oh What a Lovely War Colonel Bagshot Cadet CA-50011 Swahili Strut Bobby Bryant Sextet Chess CH-50012 Muddy Waters Live at Mister Kelly's Muddy Waters Chess CH-50013 Greatest Hits Little Milton Chess CH-50014 Power and Light Power & Light Chess CH-50015 Live and Cookin' Howlin' Wolf Chess CH-50016 Where it All Began Bo Diddley Cadet CA-50017 The Dells Sing Dionne Warwick's Greatest Hits The Dells Chess CH-50018 Basic Soul Koko Taylor Cadet CA-50019 What Color Is Love Terry Callier Cadet CA-50020 The Groover Ramsey Lewis Cadet CA-50021 Sweet as Funk Can Be The Dells Cadet 2CA-50022 The Best of the Soulful Strings The Soulful Strings Chess CH-50023 Can't Git No Grindin' Muddy Waters Cadet CA-50024 Check This Out Jack McDuff Cadet CA-50025 Lean on Me Shirley Scott Cadet CA-50026 Mr. Bojangles Sonny Stitt Chess 2CH-50027 This Is My Story Sonny Boy Williamson Chess CH-50029 The London Bo Diddley Sessions Bo Diddley Chess 2CH-50030 The Golden Age of Rhythm and Blues Various Artists Chess CH-50031 Love More Than Pride Laura Lee Chess CH-50032 Ghettos of the Mind Bama the Village Poet Chess 2CH-50033 Fathers and Sons Muddy Waters Cadet CA-50034 Teardrops in the Rain Johnny Nash Cadet 2CA-50035 Inspiration Ahmad Jamal Cadet CA-50036 Superstition Shirley Scott Cadet CA-50037 Give Your Baby a Standing Ovation The Dells Cadet 2CA-50038 It Was a Very Good Year Ray Bryant Cadet 2CA-50039 I Cover the Waterfront Sonny Stitt Chess CH-50040 Come and Get Me Kim Tolliver Cadet CA-50041 I Just Can't Help Myself Terry Callier Chess CH-50042 aka Etta James Only a Fool Etta James Chess CH-50043 Bio Chuck Berry Cadet CA-50044 Songs for Ageing Children Dave Van Ronk Chess CH-50045 The Back Door Wolf Howlin' Wolf Cadet CA-50046 The Dells The Dells Chess CH-50047 Big Bad Bo Bo Diddley Cadet CA-50048 While My Guitar Gently Weeps Jimmy Ponder Cadet CA-50049 Atlantis Daniel Salinas Cadet CA-50051 The Fourth Dimension Jack McDuff Cadet CA-50052 In the Cut Ray Bryant Chess CH-50053 You Can All Join In The Violinaires Cadet 2CA-50058 Solid Ivory Ramsey Lewis Cadet CH-50059 Cross My Heart Billy Stewart Cadet CA-50060 Satan Sonny Stitt Chess 2CH-60000 Laugh Time Moms Mabley and Pigmeat Markham Cadet CA-60001 Back to the Roots Ramsey Lewis Cadet 2CA-60002 Charlie Parker Memorial Concert Various Artists Cadet 2CA-60003 Rock Bottom Various Artists Chess 2CH-60004 Peaches Etta James Chess 2CH-60005 Got My Own Bag of Tricks Bo Diddley Chess 2CH-60006 McKinley Morganfield A.K.A. Muddy Waters Muddy Waters Cadet 2CA-60007 Ha' Mercy Lou Donaldson Chess CH-60008 The London Howlin' Wolf Sessions Howlin' Wolf Chess 2CH-60009 Moms and Pigmeat Moms Mabley and Pigmeat Markham Cadet 2CA-60010 Everything 'Bout Sax and Flute James Moody Chess 2CH-60011 Mad Man's Blues John Lee Hooker Chess 2CH-60012 Chicago Blues Anthology Various Artists Chess CH-60013 The London Muddy Waters Sessions Muddy Waters Chess 2CH-60014 Boss Blues Harmonica Little Walter Chess 2CH-60015 Blues Rock Cookbook: Montreux Festival Various Artists Chess 2CH-60016 Chester Burnette A.K.A. Howlin' Wolf Howlin' Wolf Cadet 2CA-60017 The Heatin' System Jack McDuff Cadet 2CA-60018 Inside Ramsey Lewis Cadet 2CA-60019 Cool Cookin' Kenny Burrell Chess CH-60020 The London Chuck Berry Sessions Chuck Berry Cadet CA-60021 12 X 6 The Hard Way Various Artists Cadet CA-60022 12 X 6 The Easy Way Various Artists Chess 2CH-60023 Chuck Berry's Golden Decade Volume 2 Chuck Berry Cadet CA-60024 12 X 6 Volume 3 Various Artists Cadet CA-60025 12 X 6 Volume 4 Various Artists Chess 2CH-60026 London Revisited with Howlin' Wolf and Muddy Waters Howlin' Wolf and Muddy Waters Cadet CA-60027 The Dells vs. The Dramatics The Dells/ The Dramatics Chess 2CH-60028 Chuck Berry's Golden Decade, Volume 3 Chuck Berry Chess CH-60029 Come a Little Closer Etta James Cadet CA-60030 The Mighty, Mighty Dells The Dells Chess CH-60031 "Unk" in Funk Muddy Waters Chess CH-60032 Chuck Berry Chuck Berry Cadet CA-60033 Got to Get Your Own Reuben Wilson Chess CH-60034 American Gypsy American Gypsy Chess CH-60035 The Muddy Waters' Woodstock Album Muddy Waters Chess CH-60036 The Dells Greatest Hits, Volume 2 The Dells Chess CH-60037 Black Caucus Concert Various Artists Cadet 2CA-60038 Early Visions Gene Ammons Cadet CA-60039 Magnetic Feel Jack McDuff Cadet CA-60040 Never Can Say Goodbye Sonny Stitt Chess CH-60042 Music to Make Love By Solomon Burke Cadet CA-60044 We Got to Get Our Thing Together The Dells See also [edit ] References [edit ]