Virtue Studios

Virtue Studios

Profile:
A mastering facility and recording studio founded during March of 1963 by Frank Virtue in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Gamble & Huff, among others, produced records at Virtue's studio before moving on the the Sigma Sound Studios.
It can be identified on vinyl format releases by "VIRTUE" or "VIRTUE STUDIOS" hand-etched in the runout grooves.

For the label, please see Virtue.

Name Variations:
"Frank Virtue Studios"
"Virtue Sound Studios"
"Virtue Recording Studio"
"Virtue Recording Studios"
Contact Info:
Virtue Recording Studio
1618 N. Broad St.
Philadelphia, PA 19121
USA (Contact info now obsolete)
[l368463]

Label


Cat#  Artist Title (Format) Label Cat#  Country Year
I Love You  album cover Eddie Holman I Love You(LP, Album) ABC Records US 1969 Sell This Version
001 Here Comes The Bride / Johnny Oh  album cover The Donnels Here Comes The Bride / Johnny Oh(7") Alpha Records (11) 001 US 1964 Sell This Version
01 (I Lost My Love In The) Big City / Finally  album cover The Daniels (I Lost My Love In The) Big City / Finally(7", Single) Lantam 01 US 1965 Sell This Version
#2 I Will Make Some Room In My Heart  album cover Nicky Dee (2) I Will Make Some Room In My Heart(7") Claire Records (2), Claire Records (2) #2 US 1979 Sell This Version
3M-41379-A Three Mile Island Interlude  album cover J.P. Megonnell* Three Mile Island Interlude(7") Three Mile Records (2) 3M-41379-A USA & Canada 1979 Sell This Version
7N 25281 Come See About Me  album cover Nella Dodds Come See About Me(7", Single, Promo) Pye International 7N 25281 UK 1964 Sell This Version
008 Every Day People  album cover The Caprells Every Day People(7") C.R.S. 008 US Unknown Sell This Version
17 Sentimental Journey  album cover Reds Crossett Sentimental Journey(7") Melodic Records (3) 17 US Unknown Sell This Version
27 All I Need Is Your Love  album cover Visions (15) All I Need Is Your Love(7") Virtue Studios 27 US Unknown Sell This Version
#59 Everybody Here Must Party  album cover Direct Current Everybody Here Must Party #59 US 1979 Sell This Version
60-1 I Just Can't Stop Dancing (Remixed)  album cover Jean Wells I Just Can't Stop Dancing (Remixed)(12", Promo) TEC Records 60-1 US 1979 Sell This Version
100 Without A Warning  album cover Rockie Brown Without A Warning(7", Single) Penntowne 100 US 1965 Sell This Version
101 The Best Of The Five Satins  album cover The Five Satins The Best Of The Five Satins(LP, Comp) Celebrity Showcase, Celebrity Showcase 101 US Unknown Sell This Version
101 Hitch It To The Mule  album cover Panic Button* Hitch It To The Mule(7") Chalom Records 101 US 1968 Sell This Version
102 Come To Me / Girls Have Feelings Too  album cover Barbara Mason Come To Me / Girls Have Feelings Too(7", Single, Mono) Arctic 102 US 1964 Sell This Version
102 Lion Back  album cover The Uptowns Lion Back(7") Shangri-La (3) 102 US Unknown Sell This Version
104 Without The Rain  album cover Sam Sweetsinger Bell* Without The Rain(LP) Lord & Bell Records, Lord & Bell Records 104 US Unknown Sell This Version
105 Long Black Veil  album cover Johnny Williams (10) And The Jokers (12) Johnny Williams (10) And The Jokers (12) - Long Black Veil(7", Single, Promo) Pic 1 105 US 1964 Sell This Version
105 Yes, I'm Ready / Keep Him  album cover Barbara Mason Yes, I'm Ready / Keep Him (Single) 105 US 1965 Sell This Version
106 Storm Warning / Baby  album cover The Volcanos (2) Storm Warning / Baby (Single) 106 US 1965 Sell This Version
107 Down By The Seashore  album cover Kenny Gamble* And The Floaters Kenny Gamble* And The Floaters - Down By The Seashore(7", Single) Arctic 107 US 1965 Sell This Version
107 Sweet Sweet Jesus  album cover Samuel Sweetsinger Bell Sweet Sweet Jesus(7") Lord & Bell Records, Lord & Bell Records 107 US Unknown Sell This Version
109 Gloomy Day  album cover Herb Johnson Gloomy Day(7", S/Sided, Single, Promo) ARCTIC 109 US 1965 Sell This Version
121 Take Me For What I Am  album cover Jack & Jill (3) Take Me For What I Am(7", S/Sided, Promo) Arctic 121 US 1966 Sell This Version
#124 I Love You Still / I Was The One  album cover Bobby Saver I Love You Still / I Was The One(7", Single) Arzee #124 US 1976 Sell This Version
125 A Lady's Man  album cover The Volcanos (2) A Lady's Man(7", S/Sided, Promo) ARCTIC 125 US 1966 Sell This Version
126 Poor Girl In Trouble / Hello Baby  album cover Barbara Mason Poor Girl In Trouble / Hello Baby (Single) 126 US 1966 Sell This Version
128 You're Number 1  album cover The Volcanos (2) You're Number 1 (Single) 128 US 1966 Sell This Version
137 Oh, How It Hurts / Ain't Got Nobody  album cover Barbara Mason Oh, How It Hurts / Ain't Got Nobody (Single) 137 US 1967 Sell This Version
153 I Dig You Baby / Storm Warning  album cover The Ambassadors I Dig You Baby / Storm Warning (Single) 153 US 1969 Sell This Version
155 (Girls Have Feelings) Just Like The Boys Do  album cover Della Humphrey (Girls Have Feelings) Just Like The Boys Do(7", Single, Promo) Arctic 155 US 1969 Sell This Version
167 Come See About Me  album cover Nella Dodds Come See About Me (Single) 167 US 1964 Sell This Version
168 Sixteen Candles  album cover Crests* Sixteen Candles(7", Mono, RE, Ora) Lost Nite Records 168 US Unknown Sell This Version
171 Finders Keepers, Losers Weepers  album cover Nella Dodds Finders Keepers, Losers Weepers (Single) 171 US 1964 Sell This Version
187 Come Back Baby  album cover Nella Dodds Come Back Baby (Single) 187 US 1965 Sell This Version
200 (Put A Dime On) D-9  album cover The Rotations (3) (Put A Dime On) D-9(7", Single) Frantic (3) 200 US 1965 Sell This Version
202 Heartaches  album cover The Rotations (3) Heartaches (Single) 202 US 1967 Sell This Version
213 Without A Girl / So Deep  album cover The Montereys (7) Without A Girl / So Deep(7", Single, Mono) Impala Records (5) 213 US 1963 Sell This Version
313 Love Is All Right  album cover Cliff Nobles Love Is All Right (Single) 313 US 1968 Sell This Version
315 Hitch It To The Horse  album cover The Fantastic Johnny C Hitch It To The Horse (Single) 315 US 1968 Sell This Version
318 Judge Baby, I'm Back / Horse Fever  album cover Cliff Nobles / Cliff Nobles & Co.* Cliff Nobles / Cliff Nobles & Co.* - Judge Baby, I'm Back / Horse Fever(7", Single) Phil L.A. Of Soul 318 US 1968 Sell This Version
320 (She's) Some Kind Of Wonderful  album cover The Fantastic Johnny C (She's) Some Kind Of Wonderful (Single) 320 US 1967 Sell This Version
324 Switch It On / Burning Desire  album cover Cliff Nobles & Co.* / Cliff Nobles Cliff Nobles & Co.* / Cliff Nobles - Switch It On / Burning Desire 324 US 1969 Sell This Version
329 Gettin' Away / The Camel  album cover Cliff Nobles & Co.* Gettin' Away / The Camel(7", Single) Phil L.A. Of Soul 329 US 1969 Sell This Version
349 I Likes To Do It / Big Ladies Man  album cover The People's Choice* I Likes To Do It / Big Ladies Man 349 US 1971 Sell This Version
352 The Wootie-T-Woo / Cause That's The Way I Know  album cover The People's Choice* The Wootie-T-Woo / Cause That's The Way I Know 352 US 1972 Sell This Version
358 Let Me Do My Thing / On A Cloudy Day  album cover The People's Choice* Let Me Do My Thing / On A Cloudy Day (Single) 358 US 1972 Sell This Version
401 The Touch Of You / Stop Sneaking Around  album cover Brenda & The Tabulations The Touch Of You / Stop Sneaking Around(7") Top And Bottom Records 401 US 1969 Sell This Version
417 Keep The Nickles / Big Big Love  album cover Ken Lightner And The Hayriders Keep The Nickles / Big Big Love(7", Single) Kingston Records (6), Kingston Records (6) 417 US Unknown Sell This Version
601 You Better Move On  album cover King James & Mel You Better Move On 601 US Unknown Sell This Version
601 The Two Sides Of Donny Brooks  album cover Various The Two Sides Of Donny Brooks(2xLP, Comp) Badfinger, Badfinger 601 US 1970 Sell This Version
700 (A Lovely) Summer Night / I'll Always Love You  album cover Cindy Gibson (A Lovely) Summer Night / I'll Always Love You(7", Single) General (4) 700 US Unknown Sell This Version
7-59 Everybody Here Must Party  album cover Direct Current Everybody Here Must Party(7") TEC Records 7-59 US 1979 Sell This Version
1001 D Minor Vamp  album cover Yesterday, Today And Tomorrow D Minor Vamp(7") D.T.D. Records 1001 US Unknown Sell This Version
1005 Moving Up Zion Hill  album cover The Yancey Brothers Moving Up Zion Hill(LP, Album) Chavis 1005 US Unknown Sell This Version
1021 Marsh Mello  album cover J.D. And The Impressions* Marsh Mello(7", Single) Star Satelite Records 1021 US 1963 Sell This Version
1030 Bony Maronie  album cover Down Beats (2) Bony Maronie(7", W/Lbl) Down Beat Records (3) 1030 US 1966 Sell This Version
1071 I Can't Change / Mend The Torn Pieces  album cover Yvonne Baker & The Sensations (2) Yvonne Baker & The Sensations (2) - I Can't Change / Mend The Torn Pieces(7", RE) Junior Records (2) 1071 US 1967 Sell This Version
1312 Do The Slow Fizz / Batman A Go Go  album cover Combo Kings* Do The Slow Fizz / Batman A Go Go(7", Single, Promo) Jamie 1312 US 1966 Sell This Version
1408 Oh How You Hurt Me / Think About It  album cover The Fabulous Performers Oh How You Hurt Me / Think About It(7", Single) Blackjack Records (6) 1408 US Unknown Sell This Version
1501 At The Cross  album cover Sincere Coral Ensemble At The Cross(7") Beaver Records (11) 1501 US Unknown Sell This Version
1532 The Roots Of My Name / Theme For A Woman  album cover Pasqual* & Tony Reese Pasqual* & Tony Reese - The Roots Of My Name / Theme For A Woman(7") Paston Records 1532 US 1977 Sell This Version
1606 Linda Sue  album cover Lee Garrett Linda Sue(7", Single, Promo) Van Dyk 1606 US Unknown Sell This Version
1780 I Almost Left You  album cover Les' Chansonettes* I Almost Left You(7") Mon'ca Records, Inc. 1780 US 1970 Sell This Version
1830 Dancing In The Street  album cover The Commotions Dancing In The Street(12") Lawton Records 1830 US Unknown Sell This Version
1942 I Finally Found Myself Something To Sing About   album cover Amazing Charlie Whitehead* I Finally Found Myself Something To Sing About (7", Single) Atomic Art Records 1942 US 1976 Sell This Version
1967-1 Oh My Love / Girls  album cover The Traditions Oh My Love / Girls(7") Barclay (3), Barclay (3) 1967-1 US 1967 Sell This Version
3801 Holdin' You  album cover Bob Macdonald (5) & RD1 Bob Macdonald (5) & RD1 - Holdin' You(7") RD1 Records, RD1 Records 3801 US 1978 Sell This Version
4267 Are You Satis-fied  album cover The 3° Degrees* Are You Satis-fied(7") SWAN 4267 US 1966 Sell This Version
4483 Sit On It Live  album cover The Original Juniors Sit On It Live(LP) Virtue Studios 4483 US 1983 Sell This Version
5015 Do It   album cover Rena Faye And The Teddy Bear Co. Do It (7") Melron Records 5015 US 1968 Sell This Version
6132 Chicago Oberek / Admiral Polka  album cover Charles Hicks And His Orch.* Chicago Oberek / Admiral Polka(7", Single) Goodwill Records (2) 6132 US Unknown Sell This Version
6136 Small Fry Polka  album cover Charlie Hicks Orch.* Small Fry Polka(7") Goodwill Records (2) 6136 US Unknown Sell This Version
10113 Trinidad Steel Drummers  album cover Trinidad Steel Drummers Trinidad Steel Drummers(LP, Album) Cherry Records (8) 10113 US Unknown Sell This Version
11261 Since I Don't Have You  album cover Eddie Holman Since I Don't Have You(7", Single) ABC Records 11261 US 1970 Sell This Version
19677T Something Gone Wrong / My Life With You  album cover The Traditions Something Gone Wrong / My Life With You(7", Mono) Barclay (3), Barclay (3) 19677T US 1967 Sell This Version
31475 I'm Going Home / Sit Down Servant  album cover Gospel Ambassadors* I'm Going Home / Sit Down Servant(7", Single) Executive Records (7) 31475 US Unknown Sell This Version
41570 This World Is Lost / Summertime  album cover The Raptures This World Is Lost / Summertime(7") 643 Records 41570 Unknown Sell This Version
51076-D-P Disco Explosion  album cover Alfie And The Explosions* Disco Explosion(7") R&G Records 51076-D-P US 1976 Sell This Version
53082 The Way To Cape May  album cover Paul Christopher Moschette With Wave (25) Paul Christopher Moschette With Wave (25) - The Way To Cape May(7") In Action Records 53082 US 1982 Sell This Version
61000 Like Mine  album cover Tom Lewis (27) Presents The Voices Of Praise Tom Lewis (27) Presents The Voices Of Praise - Like Mine(LP) Rent Productions, Inc. 61000 US 1983 Sell This Version
61003 The Jackson Singers  album cover The Jackson Singers* The Jackson Singers(LP, Gen) Rent Productions, Inc. 61003 US Unknown Sell This Version
61874-1 Somebody Touched Me  album cover Gospel Soulettes Of Philadelphia Somebody Touched Me(LP, Album) Virtue Studios 61874-1 US Unknown Sell This Version
73389 Getting Together / Sweet Stuff  album cover A Brother's Guiding Light* Getting Together / Sweet Stuff 73389 US 1973 Sell This Version
102285 Black History Through Rap  album cover Various Black History Through Rap (Comp) 102285 US 1985 Sell This Version
45-2570 Stone Soul Candidate / Catch A Fox  album cover Tony Avon & The Belairs* Stone Soul Candidate / Catch A Fox(7", Single, Promo) Atlantic 45-2570 US 1968 Sell This Version
45-6367 If You Can't Be True  album cover Marva Lee If You Can't Be True(7", Promo, Single) ATCO Records 45-6367 US 1965 Sell This Version
45-11240 Hey There Lonely Girl  album cover Eddie Holman Hey There Lonely Girl (Single) 45-11240 US 1969 Sell This Version
45-11261 Since I Don't Have You  album cover Eddie Holman Since I Don't Have You(7", Single) ABC Records 45-11261 US 1970 Sell This Version
1008 / 1009 Mini skirt / Down to the seashore  album cover The Tradewinds (3) Mini skirt / Down to the seashore(7", Single) Brandywine 1008 / 1009 US 1965 Sell This Version
942 314 742-2 We're Gonna Make It (The Complete Recordings)  album cover Philly Devotions We're Gonna Make It (The Complete Recordings)(CD, Comp) Essential Media Group 942 314 742-2 US 2011 Sell This Version
0602498365328 Cameo Parkway 1957 - 1967  album cover Various Cameo Parkway 1957 - 1967(4xCD, Comp + Box) ABKCO 0602498365328 Europe 2005 Sell This Version
A-42269 Sissy Walk / It's Our Thing  album cover Freedom Now Brothers Sissy Walk / It's Our Thing(7") All Brothers A-42269 US 1969 Sell This Version
A-51484 Recorded Live - The Beat Goes On  album cover Antioch Baptist Gospel Chorus Recorded Live - The Beat Goes On(LP, Album) Not On Label (Antioch Baptist Gospel Chorus) A-51484 US 1984 Sell This Version
A-82582 God's Truth Marches On / He Promised To Meet Me There  album cover Mighty Aires God's Truth Marches On / He Promised To Meet Me There(7") Aires (2) A-82582 US 1982 Sell This Version
A-121074 Sweet Sweet Baby  album cover 3 D Band Sweet Sweet Baby(7", Single) Adele Records A-121074 US Unknown Sell This Version
ABCL 5069 Lonely Girl  album cover Eddie Holman Lonely Girl(LP, Album, RE) ABC Records ABCL 5069 UK Unknown Sell This Version
ABCS-701 I Love You  album cover Eddie Holman I Love You (Album) ABCS-701 US 1969 Sell This Version
AIF-11988 Listen To Us Bass  album cover Freddy "L" And The Mob Listen To Us Bass(12") AIF AIF-11988 US 1988 Sell This Version
A-LPM 1000 Yes, I'm Ready  album cover Barbara Mason Yes, I'm Ready (Album) A-LPM 1000 US 1965 Sell This Version