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Westbound Records is a Detroit-based record label founded by Armen Boladian in 1970. It had a distribution deal with Janus Records from 1970 to 1975, but then it switched distribution to 20th Century Records during 1975 and 1976. In 1977 it switched distribution to the Atlantic Group which ended in 1979. The label's most successful act was Funkadelic and its biggest hit was "The Americans" recorded by local news reporter Byron MacGregor in 1974.Westbound was also home to the Ohio Players before they went to Mercury Records and the label had a minor hit with " Funky Worm " .




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