“South Rock” Book Condensed for Easy Reading Online by Kiki Lee

Dick Wooley With Gold Record

Forward ~ The beginning of a new career in Rock and Roll.

Chapter 1 ~ After launching several Indy label hits in 1967 Atlantic Records recruited Dick Wooley to head their record promotion in the Southeast and Midwest. Dick helped Atlantic launch several legendary Rhythm & Blues and Rock artists, many who are now inductees in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Chapter 2 ~ The adventure.

Chapter 3 ~ Working with Atlantic Records distributed Capricorn Productions Dick was recruited Vice President of Promotions when it debuted as Capricorn Records in 1972 with Warner Brothers. Dick promoted several artists at Capricorn into a tidal wave of hit records that coined the term “Southern Rock”.

Chapter 4 ~ In 1976 leaving Capricorn at the top of the charts, Dick partnered with Atlantic Records and started Dick Wooley Associates, together they launched the Indy label Rabbit Records. Rabbit launched several new artists onto the national charts and Dick Wooley Associates launched other label’s new artists into gold and platinum sales. In 1981, Dick decided to move to the beach and retire from the music business.

Chapter 5 ~ In 2004 After successfully developing several condominium communities at the beach and at seven universities Dick was inspired to return to music and opened Internet based King Mojo Records to showcase emerging artists in contemporary Blues and Rock.

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