May 17, 1970
On the same afternoon, with the same band, and at the same session, two NUMBER ONE HITS were recorded at Malaco Records:
King Floyd "Groove Me"
at the Malaco Studios in Jackson, MS.
Malaco Records is an independent record label based in Jackson, Mississippi. Malaco is and has been the home of various major soul, blues and gospel acts, such as Johnnie Taylor, Bobby Bland, ZZ Hill, Denise LaSalle, Benny Latimore, Dorothy Moore, Little Milton, Shirley Brown, Marvin Sease, and the Mississippi Mass Choir. It has received an historic marker issued by the Mississippi Blues Commission to commemorate its important place on the Mississippi Blues Trail.
A tornado on April 15, 2011
destroyed much of the company's main building and studio....
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