Duke Records was a record label started in 1952 by David J. Mattis and Bill Fitzgerald.
Don D. Robey (from Peacock Records) got control in April of 1953. They started a sub-label specialised in soul music in 1957: Back Beat Records.
The Duke label was sold to ABC Dunhill Records on 23 May 1973.
Artists who recorded on Duke include R&B performers Johnny Ace, Little Junior Parker and Bobby Blue Bland.
Label Number - Artist - Album title
This list is incomplete:
DUKE LP 70 Johnny Ace - Johnny Ace Sings
PLEDGING MY LOVE/NEVER LET ME GO/SAVING MY LOVE FOR YOU/PLEASE FORGIVE ME// THE CLOCK/CROSS MY HEART/ANGEL/MY SONG
16 | 45 | 33 1/3 | 78