Vintage Shellac, 45s, EPs, and Picture Sleeves

 Rendezvous with Peggy Lee
Peggy Lee
Capitol 1949
45 rpm box set

"Crazy Man, Crazy"
Bill Haley, with Haley's Comets
Essex 1953
78 rpm shellac single

"Long Tall Sally"/"Slippin' and Slidin'"
Little Richard
Specialty 1956
78 rpm shellac single

"Paperback Writer"/"Rain"
The Beatles
Capitol 1966
45 rpm single

Picture sleeves, 45 rpm singles:
"Born in the U.S.A." - Bruce Springsteen
Columbia 1984
"Because the Night" - Patti Smith Group
Arista 1979
"The One I Love" - R.E.M.
IRS 1987
"Accidents Will Happen" (EP) - Elvis Costello & the Attractions
Radarscope (Warner Bros.) 1979

"Honkey Tonk Women"
The Rolling Stones
London 1969
45 rpm single

"It's a Long, Long Way to Tipperary"
The American Quartet (featuring Billy Murray)
Victor 1914
78 rpm shellac disc

"Whispering"/"The Japanese Sandman"
Paul Whiteman and His Ambassador Orchestra
Victor 1920
78 rpm shellac disc

Moods in Song
Nat "King" Cole
Capitol 1955
45 rpm EP

"He's a Rebel"/"I Love You Eddie"
The Crystals
Philles 1962
45 rpm single

"One Fine Day"/"Why Am I so Shy"
The Chiffons
Laurie 1963
45 rpm single

"I Just Don't Understand"/"I Don't Hurt Anymore"
RCA Victor 1961
45 rpm single

"My Boy Lollipop"
Millie Small
Smash 1964
45 rpm single

"It Might as Well Rain Until September"
Carole King
Dimension 1962
45 rpm single

"Night Train"
Jimmy Forrest
United 1952
78 rpm shellac single

"Avalon"/"Smoke Rings"
The Quintet of the Hot Club of France
(featuring Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli)
Recorded and first released in 1935; this Varsity pressing is circa 1940.
78 rpm shellac single 

"Love Me Do"/"P.S. I Love You"
The Beatles
Tollie 1964
45 rpm single

The High Road
Roxy Music
Warner Bros./eg 1983
12" EP

 Elvis Presley EPs
RCA Victor 1956-62

Here Comes Fats
Fats Domino
Imperial 1957
45 rpm EP

Duke Ellington and His Orchestra
Duke Ellington
Columbia Hall of Fame Series 1957
45 rpm EP

"Hey Jude"/"Revolution"
The Beatles
Apple 1968
45 rpm single
An early pressing; 2nd print run label from the Capitol Records pressing plant in Scranton, PA. 

That's Why (I Love You So)
Jackie Wilson
Brunswick 1959
45 rpm EP

"Never Let Me Go"/"Burley Cutie"
Johnny Ace
Duke 1954
78 rpm shellac single

Picture sleeves, 45 rpm singles:
"Twenty Four Hours from Tulsa" - Gene Pitney
Musicor 1963
"I'll Never Dance Again" - Bobby Rydell
Cameo 1962
"Blue Velvet" - Bobby Vinton
Epic 1963

The King and I
Soundtrack selections
Capitol 1957
45 rpm double EP

"Breakin' up Is Breakin' My Heart"/"Wait"
Roy Orbison
MGM 1966
45 rpm single

"Someday Never Comes"/"Tearin' Up the Country"
Creedence Clearwater Revival
Fantasy 1972
45 rpm single

"I'm Just a Singer (In a Rock and Roll Band)"
The Moody Blues
Threshold 1973
45 rpm single

"Sweet Talkin' Woman"
Electric Light Orchestra
UA/Jet 1978
45 rpm single

Miles Davis All Stars
Metronome (Sweden) 1957
45 rpm EP

America's Number One Singing Stylists (EP)
The Diamonds
Mercury 1957
"Mack the Knife"
Bobby Darin
Atco 1959
"Too Much"
Elvis Presley
RCA Victor 1957

45 rpm singles:
"Ya Ya"
Lee Dorsey
Fury 1961
"Dedicated to the One I Love"
The Shirelles
Scepter 1961
"Let's Go Trippin'"
Dick Dale and the Del-Tones
Deltone 1961
"Get a Job"
The Silhouettes
Ember 1957
"It's Too Late"
Wilson Pickett
Double-L 1963
"I Like It Like That"
Chris Kenner
Instant 1961

I Want to Hold Your Hand - Les Beatles (EP)
The Beatles
Odeon (France) 1963/64

"Help!"/"I'm Down"
The Beatles
Capitol 1965
45 rpm single

"Doctor Feelgood"/"Mister Moonlight"
Dr. Feelgood and the Interns
Okeh 1962

"What's New Pussycat?"
Tom Jones
Parrot 1965
45 rpm single

"El Paso"
Marty Robbins
Columbia 1959
45 rpm single

"Do You Want to Dance"/"Big Fat Woman"
Bobby Freeman
Josie 1958
45 rpm single

 "Teddy Bear"/"Loving You"
Elvis Presley
RCA Victor 1957
45 rpm single

"Sh-Boom"/"Little Maiden"
The Chords
Cat 1954
78 rpm shellac single

 Charlie Parker with Strings
Charlie Parker
Mercury 1950
78 rpm shellac discs
Cover art by David Stone Martin. 

Black Market Clash
The Clash
Nu Disk (Epic) 1980 (10" EP)

Crazy Hamp (EP)
Lionel Hampton
EmArcy 1954
Cover art by Burt Goldblatt.

 Selections from Leo McCarey's The Bells of St. Mary's
Bing Crosby
Decca 1945
78 rpm shellac discs

The Bells of St. Mary's (EP)
Bing Crosby
Festival (Australia) ca. 1958-61

 Learn to Dance the Authentic Peppermint Twist
Joey Dee
Chesebrough-Pond's Vaseline Hair Tonic 1962
Mail order record and booklet.

"One Last Kiss"
J. Geils Band
EMI 1978
"Call Me"
Chrysalis 1980
"Fat Bottomed Girls"
Elektra 1978
Fleetwood Mac
Warner Bros. 1979
45 rpm singles

"Come Dancing" (12" single)
The Kinks
Arista 1982

Songs for Young Lovers
Frank Sinatra
Capitol 1954
Voice of the Name Bands
Helen Forrest
Capitol 1956
Las Vegas Prima Style
Louis Prima and Keely Smith
Capitol 1958
Bye Bye Blues!
Les Paul and Mary Ford
Capitol 1952

Walt Disney's Ichabod: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
Bing Crosby
Decca 1949
78 rpm shellac discs

"What It Was, Was Football"/"Romeo & Juliet"
Andy Griffith
Capitol 1953
45 rpm record

The Beatles
Parlophone (UK) 1963-66
1970s pressings, with the exception of Long Tall Sally, which is a late '60s pressing.

 Picture sleeves, 45 rpm singles:
"Stand" - R.E.M.
Warner Bros. 1989
"Fade Away" - Bruce Springsteen
Columbia 1981
"Pump It Up" - Elvis Costello & the Attractions
Radar 1978
"Hey Hey, My My (Into the Black)" - Neil Young & Crazy Horse
Reprise 1979
"Don't Do Me Like That" - Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers
Backstreet 1979
"Watching the Wheels" - John Lennon
Geffen 1981

"A Lover's Concerto"/"This Night"
The Toys
DynoVoice (DynoVox) 1965
45 rpm single

"Boogaloo Baby"/"But It's Alright"
J.J. Jackson
Calla 1966
45 rpm single

  "Have You Seen Your Mother, Baby, Standing in the Shadow?"/"Who's Driving My [Your] Plane"
The Rolling Stones
London 1966
45 rpm single

"Open All Night"/"The Big Payback"
Bruce Springsteen
CBS (UK) 1982

 "I Want You, I Need You, I Love You"/"My Baby Left Me"
Elvis Presley
RCA Victor 1956
"All Shook Up"/"That's When Your Heartaches Begin"
Elvis Presley
RCA Victor 1957
78 rpm shellac singles.

"Yesterday"/"Act Naturally"
The Beatles
Capitol 1965
45 rpm single

 "Hello, Goodbye"/"I Am the Walrus"
The Beatles
Capitol 1967
45 rpm single

"All My Loving"/"This Boy"
The Beatles 
Capitol 1964 (Canada)
45 rpm single.
Capitol "target" label, 1971. A Canadian release, pressed in Capitol's Jacksonville, IL plant.

Picture sleeves, 45 rpm singles:
"What Is Life?" - George Harrison
Apple 1971
"Photograph" - Ringo Starr
Apple 1973
"Mind Games" - John Lennon
Apple 1973
"Listen to What the Man Said" - Paul McCartney & Wings
Capitol 1975

"That Man Is Here Again"/"Swing, Swing, Swing"
Cab Calloway and His Orchestra
Variety 1937
78 rpm shellac disc

Going My Way
Bing Crosby 
Decca 1945
78 rpm shellac discs

Duke Ellington at His Best
Duke Ellington
Victor 1940s
78 rpm shellac discs

 Fats Waller Favorites
Fats Waller
Victor 1944
78 rpm shellac discs

"You're Lucky to Me"/"Memories of You"
Louis Armstrong
Okeh 1930
78 rpm shellac disc

Louis Armstrong All Stars with Jack Teagarden
(Town Hall Concert)
Louis Armstrong and His All Stars
RCA Victor 1947
Set of three 12" 78 rpm shellac discs.

Duke Ellington
Duke Ellington and His Orchestra
Columbia Hall of Fame Series 1957
45 rpm EP

 Here's Little Richard
Little Richard
Specialty 1957
45 rpm EPs 

"Angel Baby"
Rosie and the Originals
Highland 1960
45 rpm single

Picture sleeves, 45 rpm singles:
"Tumbling Dice" - The Rolling Stones
Rolling Stones 1972
"Ivory Tower" - Van Morrison
Mercury 1986
"Fire" - Pointer Sisters
Planet 1978
"Why Can't We Be Friends?" - War
United Artists 1975

"I Hear You Knocking"
Smiley Lewis
Imperial 1955
78 rpm shellac single

"Ain't Got No Home"
Clarence "Frog Man" Henry
Argo 1956
45 rpm single

"Quarter to Three"
Gary "U.S." Bonds
LeGrand 1961
45 rpm single

"Lies"/"The Coming Generation"
The Knickerbockers
Challenge 1965
45 rpm single

"It Hurts to Be in Love"/"Hawaii"
Gene Pitney
Music 1964
45 rpm single

The Beach Boys
Capitol 45 rpm singles 1964, '65

"Ray Anthony Plays for Dream Dancing"
Ray Anthony and His Orchestra
Capitol 1956
45 rpm EP

"Runaround Sue"
Laurie 1961
45 rpm single

"I Heard It Through the Grapevine"/"You're What's Happening (in the World Today)"
Marvin Gaye
Tamla 1968
45 rpm single

"Time Is Tight"
Booker T. & the M.G.s
Stax 1969
45 rpm single

"The Dock of the Bay"
Otis Redding
Volt 1968
45 rpm single

"Soulful Strut"
Young-Holt Unlimited
Brunswick 1968
45 rpm single

Fancy Meeting You Here (EP)
Bing Crosby and Rosemary Clooney
RCA Victor 1958
Some Fine Old Chestnuts (EP)
Bing Crosby
Decca 1954

"Fugue for Tinhorns"/"The Oldest Established (Permanent Floating Crap Game in New York)"
Frank Sinatra, Bing Crosby, Dean Martin
Reprise 45 rpm single 1963

Jonathan Edwards
Capricorn 1971
45 rpm single

"Dancing in the Moonlight"
King Harvest
Perception 1972
45 rpm single

"Soul Deep"/"(The) Happy Song"
The Box Tops
Mala 1969
45 rpm single

"Lady Madonna"/"The Inner Light"
The Beatles
Capitol 1968
45 rpm single

"Jesus Loves the Little Children"
Roy Rogers and Dale Evans
Golden Records circa 1955
7" 78 rpm vinyl.
"Yogi Bear TV Theme Song"
Golden Records 1962 
7" 45 rpm vinyl

"Lindbergh"/"Lucky Lindy"
Vernon Dalhart
Edison 1927
78 rpm shellac disc

The Happy Prince
Bing Crosby and Orson Welles
Decca 1946
78 rpm shellac discs

The Clash
UK 45s and EP
CBS 1977-79

 "Eight Days a Week" (45 rpm single)
The Beatles
Capitol 1965
French EPs
The Beatles
Odeon (France) 1965-67

Road to Bali
Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, Peggy Lee
Decca 1952
45 rpm box set

Chimes of Freedom
Bruce Springsteen (live)
Columbia 1987
12" EP

The "Pres" and the "Bean" (EP)
Coleman Hawkins and Lester Young
Savoy 195?
Cover art by Burt Goldblatt

The Lovin' Spoonful
Kama Sutra 1966
45 rpm single

"Last Train to Clarksville"
The Monkees
Colgems 1966
45 rpm single

"A Hard Day's Night"/"I Should Have Known Better"
The Beatles
Capitol 1964
45 rpm single

Beatles 45 rpm singles with picture sleeves.
Capitol, Apple 1964-70

 "Ballad of John and Yoko"/"Old Brown Shoe"
The Beatles
Apple 1969
45 rpm single

"All You Need Is Love"/"Baby, You're a Rich Man"
The Beatles
Capitol 1967
45 rpm single

"Ooh! My Soul"/"True, Fine Mama"
Little Richard
Specialty 1958
45 rpm single

"Donna"/"La Bamba"
Ritchie Valens
Del-Fi 1958
45 rpm single

"Peggy Sue"/"Everyday"
Buddy Holly
Coral 1957
45 rpm single

Christmas Records

Merry Christmas (1947 release)
Bing Crosby
Decca 1947
78 rpm shellac discs.
Merry Christmas (expanded for LP)
Bing Crosby
Decca 1955

"Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer"/"If It Doesn't Snow on Christmas"
Gene Autry
Columbia 1949
78 rpm shellac disc

The Old Sweet Songs of Christmas
Frank Devol and the Rainbow Strings
Columbia 1960

Season's Greetings
Perry Como
RCA Victor 1959

Songs for Christmas: the Old, the New
various artists
RCA Victor 1962
Specially produced for Jewel and Eisner food stores.

Dennis Day Sings Christmas is for the Family - Introduced by Jack "Santa" Benny
Dennis Day
1957 (Design Records reissue)

The Christmas Song
Nat King Cole
Capitol 1963

A Jolly Christmas from Frank Sinatra
Frank Sinatra
Capitol 1957 (circa 1962 pressing)
Cover art by Nicholas Volpe.

Merry Christmas
Johnny Mathis
Columbia 1958

Elvis' Christmas Album
Elvis Presley
RCA Victor 1957

Elvis Sings Christmas Songs
Elvis Presley
RCA Victor 1957
45 rpm EP

A Christmas Gift for You from Philles Records
various artists
Philles 1963

This Christmas I Spend with You
Robert Goulet
Columbia 1963

Happy Holiday
Jo Stafford
Columbia 1955

Christmas Hymns and Carols
Robert Shaw Chorale
RCA Victor 1957

A Crosby Christmas (EP)
Bing Crosby & sons
Decca 1950

Perry Como Sings Merry Christmas Music
Perry Como
RCA Victor 1956

Christmas With the Lennon Sisters
The Lennon Sisters
Dot 1960

"Happy Xmas (War Is Over)"
John & Yoko, the Plastic Ono Band, with the Harlem Community Choir
Apple 1971
45 rpm single

The Great Songs of Christmas by Ten Great Artists of Our Time
various artists
Columbia Special Products 1961

The Great Songs of Christmas by 10 Great Artists of Our Time - Album Two
various artists
Columbia Special Products 1962

The Great Songs of Christmas by Great Artists of Our Time - Album Three
various artists
Columbia Special Products 1963

Great Songs of Christmas by the Great Artists of Our Time - Album Four
various artists
Columbia Special Products 1964

Great Songs of Christmas by Great Artists of Our Time - Album Five
various artists
Columbia Special Products 1965

The Great Songs of Christmas by Great Artists of Our Time - Album Six
various artists
Columbia Special Products 1966

 The Great Songs of Christmas by the Great Artists of Our Time - Album Seven
various artists
Columbia Special Products 1967

Merry Christmas!
The New Christy Minstrels
Harmony 1967
This is a reissue of a 1963 Columbia release. In original shrink wrap.

Christmas Joy
George Melachrino and His Orchestra
RCA Victor 1959

'Twas the Night Before Christmas
Fred Waring and the Pennsylvanians
Decca 1955
Cover art by Norman Rockwell.

I Wish You a Merry Christmas
Bing Crosby
Warner Brothers 1962
Cover art by Jim Jonson.

All records are from the collection of Jon Oye.