Marsha Music

The Detroitist

Photos

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The looting of Joe’s Record Shop, photo by Detroit photographer Diggs, part of the Detroit ’67 exhibit of the Detroit Historical Museum

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Joe Von Battle; postcard, Joe’s Record Shop. Credit: Marsha Music / family photo

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Joe Von Battle; postcard, Joe’s Record Shop, 3530 Hastings St. Credit: Marsha Music / family photo

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My mother, Shirley Baker, who worked there in the early days of the record shop, and later became Joe Von Battle’s second wife. Credit – Marsha Music / family photo

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Joe Von Battle at Hastings St. store. Credit: Marsha Music / Family Photo

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Joe Von Battle, in front of Joe’s Record Shop, 3530 Hastings. Credit: Marsha Music/family photo

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Joe Von Battle and Rev. C. L. Franklin. at Hastings St. record shop.

Record Label. Source unknown…

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Record Label: JVB, Source unknown.

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Joe Von Battle Sr., Joe Jr., and neighbor Floyd Taylor, outside of Joe’s Record Shop on Hastings St. Credit: Jacques Demetre/ Soul Page Archives

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Aaron (Little Sonny) Willis and John Lee Hooker, on the sidewalk in front of Joe’s Record Shop, on Hastings St. Credit: Jacques Demetre/ Soul Bag archives.

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Blues artists Aaron (Little Sonny) Willis, John Lee Hooker, and Emmett Slay; Joe Von Battle in background with cigarette: Credit: Jacques Demetre / Soul Bag archives.

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My younger brother, Darryl Battle, is on the scene with Aaron (little Sonny) Willis, Jacques Demetre, John Lee Hooker, and Emmett Slay. Credit: Jacques Demetre / Soul Bag archives

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Marsha Lynn Battle, now Marsha Music, in the doorway of the Hastings St. record shop, little brother Darryl, father Joe Von Battle, and large photo of Rev. C. L. Franklin, background. Credit: Marsha Music / family photo

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Joe’s Record Shop, street view. Original photo, credit: Jacques Demetre / Soul Bag; Graphics, Ace Records.

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Joe Von Battle pressing record. credit – source unknown, graphics unknown

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JVB Label – 1st record recorded for Rev. C.L. Franklin – source unknown / family photo

 

 

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Never Grow Old, by Aretha Franklin, her first record; recorded by Joe Von Battle at New Bethel Baptist Church

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Found this image of the streetview, without graphics. Credit: Jacques Demetre / Soul Bag archive.

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