It also re-issued many great records from previous UK labels, such as London, Top Rank and Parlophone. After it stopped releasing direct from the US Sue catalogue, other records were picked up from american labels, Modern, Duke/Peacock, V-Tone, Kent, Fury and Ace. Current material was put out by some very obscure artists as well as known acts such as Ike and TinaTurner.
"Harlem Shuffle" by Bob and Earl, is probably the best known and the labels best seller.
Today it is very hard to find some of the in demand gems hidden away in the catologue.Record collectors can pay some very high prices for records in good condition. Many of the Albums which were mostly compilations by various artist, check out the Island LP listing.
Island Records, as part of the 40th Anniversary Series, have on volume 2 "Rhythm & Blues Beat" put together some excellent Sue singles, some never released previously, are now available on CD.
New (April 2004) excellent Sue Records CD series from Ace Records
Aretha Franklin ¦ Action Records ¦ Atlantic Soul Classics ¦ Back Tracking ¦ Direction Records ¦ Hi Records ¦ Home ¦ Okeh Records ¦ President Records ¦ Pye International Records ¦ Soul CD's ¦ Soul City Records ¦
Stateside Records ¦ Stax Records ¦ Sue Records ¦ Tamla Motown Records ¦ Funk Brothers ¦ Walter Jackson ¦ Vouge and Vocalion Records ¦Wilson Pickett ¦ Soul Index