Independent label: The late '60s Soul Music imprint of the CBS company.  Direction started life in 1967 and appears to have expired in 1970, after which point Soul issues came out on the two major labels, CBS and Epic.  Biggest act on Direction were Sly & The Family Stone, who took the label into the British Singles Chart four times in 1968-69 and had a Top Ten hit with 'Dance To The Music' (58-3568; 1968) in the process.  Singles had a '58' prefix; the numbers were shared by several CBS-group labels.  Direction was revived briefly in 1980. Although on Direction this release uses Epic records catalogue number sequence even though there is no actual reference to Epic records on the labels. Both Direction and Epic in this period were distributed by CBS records. Thanks to Robert Lyons for the info. Distributed By CBS Records.

80 Noel Mccalla  Beggin' DIRECTION  S EPC 8731
80 The Step  Love Letter  DIRECTION  S EPC 8733
80 The Step  Let Me Be The On DIRECTION  S DIR 8944
80 The Step  Tears That I Cry DIRECTION  S DIR 9311