Episode 1349: What Was First: Stiff Records




April 21, 2022


All songs in this episode by Nick Lowe from the 1976 single So It Goes, released on Stiff Records.

  • “So It Goes”
  • “Heart Of The City”


In another iteration of our series where we look at first releases under iconic labels, we dive into the beginning of Stiff Records. The label was formed by Dave Robinson and Jake Riviera in 1976. In August of that year, “So It Goes” with  “Heart Of The City” on the b-side became the first Stiff record. It was given the catalogue number BUY 1.

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