Stevens Records [Granite City]

The Stevens Recording Company was owned and operated by Fred and Bill Stevens from 1958-1959.  The father and son were painting contractors with an establish painting business at 2213 Washington Avenue in Granite City, Illinois.   Most of the recordings were made at Technisonic Studios in St. Louis with a couple done at Premier Studios in St. Louis and one at KXEL radio station in Wood River, Illinois.  The Stevens label released just seven singles.
1001Johnny WrightLook At That Chick / Gotta Have You For Myself1959
102Little Bobby Foster and the PremiersShirley Can't You See / I Woke Up One Morning1959
103Chuck WheelerIt's So Hard To Say Goodnite / Cherokee Rock1959
104Icky RenrutJack Rabbit / In Your Eyes, Baby1959
105Little Cooper and the DriftersEvening Train / Moving Slow1959
106Bobby Foster and OrchestraAngel of Love / Star Above1959
107Icky RenrutHey Hey / Ho Ho1959

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  1. NOTE: "Icky Renrut" was an alias for Ike Turner, who was still under contract to Sun Records in Memphis when he recorded these sides for the Stevens label.