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"Sounds of New York, USA' records is one of the many labels Peter Brown and Patrick Adams ran from the mid seventies to the early eighties. Other labels include 'Queen Constance' records, 'Heavenly Star' records, 'Chocolate Star' records, 'Jay Star' records , P&P Records, usually classics of low-budget charm , e.g. label says 33rpm on a 45rpm recording, raps out of time, drummers losing the beat, and sound like your dad's garage, ... but some tracks shone through as a real underground gems. In 1982, S.O.N.Y records crossed over to the pop charts with the Tony Humphries mixed "Last Night A DJ Saved My Life".


The label was operated by Peter Brown (President), Robert Brunson (Distribution), Bernard Thomas (A&R), and Tony Tomorrow (Promotion), along with producer Patrick Adams, and Peter Brown's wife Patricia Brown. Its catalog is presently controlled by Phase One Network, an asset management company.

P&P is an acronym for Peter Brown & Patricia Brown, however, some early P&P vinyl releases have "P.P. Means Poor People with Potentiality" printed on the labels.[1]

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P&P Records and Sounds of New York, USA were two American record labels founded by Peter Brown and Patrick Adams. Sounds of New York, USA was a sublabel.

The label released Cloud One and Spoonie Gee's "Spoonin Rap."

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