Vintage Shellac, 45s, EPs, Comedy, Soundtracks, and Christmas

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

 "West End Blues"
Louis Armstrong and His Hot Five
Okeh 1928
78rpm shellac single
This is not one of the scarce, original "8000 series" pressings, but the more widely distributed "41000 series."

The Voice of Frank Sinatra
Columbia 1945
78 rpm shellac record 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

"Penny Lane"/"Strawberry Fields Forever"
The Beatles
Capitol 1967
45 rpm single

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

 "Positively 4th Street"/"From a Buick 6"
Bob Dylan
Columbia 1965
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

"Good Vibrations"
The Beach Boys
Capitol 1966

"Brown Eyed Girl"
Van Morrison
Bang 1967
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

Ballad for Americans
Paul Robeson
Victor 1940
78 rpm shellac record set

After Midnight
Nat "King" Cole and His Trio
Capitol 1956
45 rpm EP

King Cole Trio Volume 3
Capitol 1947
78 rpm record set

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

"Don't Hang Up"/"The Conservative"
The Orlons
Cameo 1962

"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

 "'Round Midnight"
Thelonious Monk Quartet Plus Two
Riverside 1961
33 1/3 rpm 7" single

Duke Ellington's Liberian Suite
Duke Ellington and His Orchestra
Columbia 1949
10" LP

"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

Hot Jazz
Louis Armstrong
Victor 1945
78 rpm shellac record compilation album

 Dizzy Over Paris
Dizzy Gillespie
Royal Roost 1953
10" LP
Cover art by Burt Goldblatt.

"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

"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. 

Artie Shaw Favorites
Artie Shaw
RCA Victor 1952
Reissue of 78 rpm releases on 10" LP.

Benny Goodman Trio
RCA Victor 1952
Reissue of 78 rpm releases on 10" LP.

Johnny Hodges and His Alto Sax
RCA Victor 1953
Reissue of 78 rpm releases on 10" LP.

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

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

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

Music for Lovers Only
Jackie Gleason
Capitol 1952
10" LP

 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

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

"Heart of Mine"/"The Groom's Still Waiting at the Altar"
Bob Dylan
Columbia 1981

 "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

Portraits on Standards
Stan Kenton
Capitol 1953
45 rpm double EP

Connee Boswell and the Original Memphis Five in Hi-Fi
RCA Victor 1957
45 rpm EP

"A Big Hunk O' Love"/"My Wish Came True"
Elvis Presley
RCA Victor 1959
45 rpm single

The Lovin' Spoonful
Kama Sutra 1966
45 rpm single

"As Tears Go By"/"Gotta Get Away"
The Rolling Stones
London 1965
45 rpm single

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

"Summertime Blues"/"Out of Focus"
Blue Cheer
Philips 1968

"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

Here Stands Fats Domino
Fats Domino
Imperial 1957
45 rpm EP

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

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

Comedy LPs

 An Evening with Mike Nichols and Elaine May
Nichols and May
Mercury 1960
Cover photography by Richard Avedon. 

Comedy in Music
Victor Borge
Columbia 1954

Musical Depreciation
Spike Jones and His City Slickers
RCA Victor - late 1940s
78 rpm album
Cover art by Frank Decker.

 The Button-Down Mind of Bob Newhart
The Button-Down Mind of Bob Newhart Strikes Back
Bob Newhart
Warner Brothers 1960
Behind the Button-Down Mind of Bob Newhart
Bob Newhart
Warner Brothers 1961

Wild Party
Redd Foxx
Dooto 1961

Mom Always Liked You Best!
The Smothers Brothers
Mercury 1965

Inside Shelley Berman
Shelley Berman
Verve 1959

"What it Was, Was Football"/"Romeo and Juliet"
Andy Griffith
Capitol 1953
45 rpm record

Down to Earth
Jonathan Winters
Verve 1960

The Best of "What's His Name"
Jack Paar
Ramrod Superecords 1961

Stan Freberg Presents The United States of America, Vol. 1: The Early Years
Stan Freberg
Capitol 1961 

Jose Jimenez Talks to Teenagers of All Ages
Bill Dana
Kapp 1962

My Son, the Nut
Allan Sherman
Warner Brothers 1963

The First Family
Vaughn Meader
Cadence 1962
At Home with That Other Family
George Segal, Joan Rivers, various
Roulette 1962

The Light Side / The Dark Side
Dick Gregory
Poppy 1969
Two-LP set, with poster. 

Bob and Ray Throw a Stereo Spectacular
Bob and Ray (with various artists)
RCA Victor 1958
Cover art by Jack Davis.

Soundtracks and Original Cast Recordings

Oklahoma! - Featuring Members of the Original New York Production
original Broadway cast
Decca 1949
First LP issue of material originally released on 1943 6-disc 78 rpm set.

 Music from the Sound Track of Cecil B. DeMille's The Ten Commandments
film soundtrack, Elmer Bernstein
Dot 1957
Two-LP set.

Show Boat
film soundtrack, various artists
MGM 1951
10" LP

Pal Joey
film soundtrack, Frank Sinatra, Rita Hayworth
Capitol 1957

The Music Man
original Broadway cast, Robert Preston
Capitol 1958

Paris Holiday
film soundtrack, Bob Hope, Bing Crosby
United Artists 1958
45 rpm EP

The Sound of Music
film soundtrack, Julie Andrews
RCA Victor 1965
With program insert.

film soundtrack, John Barry, Shirley Bassey
United Artists 1964

You Only Live Twice
film soundtrack, John Barry, Nancy Sinatra
United Artists 1967
Cover art by Robert McGinnis.

I'll Take Sweden
film soundtrack
United Artists 1965

Bye Bye Birdie
original Broadway cast, Chita Rivera, Dick Van Dyke
Columbia 1960

How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
original Broadway cast, Robert Morse, Rudy Vallee
RCA Victor 1961

The King and I
soundtrack selections
Capitol 1957
45 rpm double EP box set

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
film soundtrack, Jack Nitzsche
Fantasy 1975
With poster insert.

National Lampoon's Animal House
film soundtrack, Elmer Bernstein, various artists
MCA 1978
Cover art by Rick Meyerowitz.

A Hard Day's Night
film soundtrack, The Beatles, George Martin
United Artists 1964
Above: mono
Below: stereo

film soundtrack, The Beatles, Ken Thorne
Capitol 1965

Wonderwall Music
George Harrison
Apple 1968

Barry Lyndon
film soundtrack
Warner Brothers 1975
Cover art by Charles Gehm.

"Theme from 'The Wings of Eagles'"
David Rose and His Orchestra
MGM 1957
45 rpm single

The Country Girl
songs from the film, Bing Crosby
Decca 1954
45 rpm EP

Patti Page and Stars in "Elmer Gantry"
Mercury 1960

A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy
film soundtrack, Felix Mendelssohn
CBS 1982

The King of Comedy
film soundtrack, various artists
Warner Brothers, 1983

The Pride and the Passion
film soundtrack, George Antheil
Capitol 1957

An Affair to Remember
film soundtrack, Vic Damone
Columbia 1957

Stars and Stripes Forever
film soundtrack, 20th Century-Fox Studio Orchestra conducted by Alfred Newman
MGM 1952
45 rpm EP

Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines
film soundtrack, Ron Goodwin
20th Century-Fox 1965
Cover art by Ronald Searle.

The Five Pennies
film soundtrack, Louis Armstrong, Danny Kaye
Dot 1959

film soundtrack, various artists
Elektra 1982

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

"The Night Before Christmas"
narrated by Louis Armstrong
Continental 1971

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.

Pops Christmas Party
Arthur Fiedler and the Boston Pops Orchestra
RCA Victor 1959

Christmas Party: Holiday Songs by Bing Crosby and the Lennon Sisters
RCA Victor Custom Record Dept. 1962
Country Beautiful Magazine tie-in/promotional record.
7" 33 1/3 rpm EP

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.