Vintage Vinyl: Comedy, Soundtracks, Classical & Christmas + Shellac, 45s & EPs


I. Shellac, 45s, and EPs

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




"Texarkana Baby"
Eddy Arnold
RCA Victor 1949
On March 31, 1949, "Texarkana Baby" was among the first 7" 45 rpm records ever released in the United States. The first pressings were on translucent green vinyl; this one is a second pressing. Note the catalogue number on the label.



Norman Granz' Jazz at the Philharmonic, Vol. 9
Illinois Jacquet, Jo Jones, Ray Brown, et al.
Mercury 1949
78 rpm shellac 3-record set
Cover art by David Stone Martin.




Marian Anderson Sings Eleven Great Spirituals
RCA Victor Red Seal 1952
45 rpm double EP with gatefold sleeve



This is Duke Ellington
RCA Victor 1952
Compilation of recordings from March-October 1940.
45 rpm double EP with gatefold sleeve.



This Is Benny Goodman and His Orchestra
RCA Victor 1953
45 rpm double EP with gatefold sleeve



 "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."




"Blue Yodel"/"Away Up on the Mountain"
Jimmie Rodgers
Victor 1928
78 rpm shellac single



"Mama's Got the Blues"/"Outside of That"
Bessie Smith
Columbia 1923
78 rpm shellac single




"At the Jazz Band Ball"/"The Jazz Me Blues"
Bix Beiderbecke and His Gang
Okeh 1927
78 rpm shellac single




"Tiger Rag"/"Nobody's Sweetheart"
The Mills Brothers
Brunswick 1931
78 rpm shellac single




"Memories of You"/"I Can't Give You Anything But Love"
Duke Ellington and His Orchestra
Bluebird circa 1933
A-side recorded 1930; B-side recorded 1928.



Al Jolson in the Songs He Made Famous
Decca 1946
78 rpm shellac record set



"It's Easy to Remember"/"Swanee River"
Bing Crosby
Decca 1935
78 rpm shellac single
With "Decca Supreme Records" company sleeve, issued in 1934-35.



"Don't Get Around Much Anymore"/"Cotton Tail"
Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra
Victor 1943
78 rpm shellac single
"Don't Get Around..." was originally released by Ellington as "Never No Lament" in 1940.





"Buzzy"/"Donna Lee"
Charlie Parker, with Miles Davis
Savoy 1947 (1947 re-press)
78 rpm shellac single




The Voice of Frank Sinatra
Columbia 1945
78 rpm shellac record set



"Cry"/"The Little White Cloud That Cried"
Johnnie Ray and The Four Lads
Okeh 1951
78 rpm shellac single



"Settin' the Woods on Fire"/"You Win Again"
Hank Williams
MGM 1952
78 rpm shellac single




"Mighty, Mighty Man"/"Miss Fanny Brown"
Roy Brown
De Luxe 1947 (1950 reissue)
78 rpm shellac single




"Honey Hush"/"Crawdad Hole"
Joe Turner and His Band
Atlantic 1953
78 rpm shellac single




"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



"Rose Mary"/"You Said You Love Me"
Fats Domino
Imperial 1953
78 rpm shellac single



"Maybellene"
Chuck Berry
Chess 1955
78 rpm shellac single



"School Day"
Chuck Berry
Chess 1957
45 rpm single



"Bluejean Bop"
Gene Vincent
Capitol 1956
78 rpm shellac single
(Son AJ's)



A Touch of Gold
Elvis Presley
RCA Victor 1959
45 rpm EP



Elvis Presley
RCA Victor 1956
45 rpm EP
(Son AJ's)



"What'd I Say"
Ray Charles and His Orchestra
Atlantic 1959
45 rpm single



"Love Is Strange"
Mickey & Sylvia
Groove 1956
45 rpm single



"Little Bitty Pretty One"
Thurston Harris
Aladdin 1957
45 rpm single



"Over the Mountain; Across the Sea"
Johnnie & Joe
Chess 1957
45 rpm single



"Western Movies"/"Well!"
The Olympics
Demon 1958
45 rpm single



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




"Paperback Writer"/"Rain"
The Beatles
Parlophone (UK) 1966
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




"Won't Get Fooled Again"
The Who
Decca 1971
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




"Hungry Heart"/"Held Up Without a Gun"
Bruce Springsteen
Columbia 1980
45 rpm single



"Rock This Town"
Stray Cats
EMI America 1982
45 rpm single



"Every Breath You Take"
The Police
A&M 1983
45 rpm single



Parts One, Two, Three
Buzzcocks
I.R.S. 1984 (reissue of 1981 release in different cover)
12" compilation EP
(Son AJ's)



The Replacements EP
The Replacements
Sire (UK) 1987
33 1/3 rpm EP
(Son AJ's)



"You Got Lucky"
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
Backstreet 1982
45 rpm single



Kid
The Pretenders
WEA (Australia) 1980
45 rpm EP



In Between Days
The Cure
Elektra 1985
12-inch EP
(Son AJ's)



"We Belong"
Pat Benatar
Chrysalis 1984
45 rpm single



"Remote Control"/"London's Burning" (live)
The Clash
CBS (UK) 1977
45 rpm single



"Pretty Vacant"/"No Fun"
Sex Pistols
Virgin (UK) 1977
45 rpm single
(Son AJ's)



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



"Good Vibrations"/"Let's Go Away for Awhile"
The Beach Boys
Capitol 1966



"Brown Eyed Girl"
Van Morrison
Bang 1967
45 rpm single



"Here Comes the Night"
Them
Parrot 1965
45 rpm single



"Take Me for a Little While"
Evie Sands
Blue Cat 1965
45 rpm single



Sam Cooke / Bumps Blackwell Orchestra
Keen 1958
45 rpm EP



"Tweedle Dee" ["Tweedlee Dee"]/"Tomorrow Night"
LaVern Baker
Atlantic 1954
45 rpm single.



"Walking the Blues"/"If You're Mine"
Willie Dixon
Checker 1955



"Rock Me"/"Got My Mojo Working"
Muddy Waters
Chess 1957
45 rpm single



"Take Out Some Insurance"
Jimmy Reed
Vee-Jay 1959
45 rpm single



"The Wallflower (Dance with Me, Henry")
Etta James and The Peaches
Modern 1955
78 rpm shellac single



"A Rusty Old Halo"/"The Treasures of Love"
Mahalia Jackson and The Falls-Jones Ensemble
Columbia 1955
78 rpm shellac single



16 Tons
Tennessee Ernie Ford
Capitol 1956
45 rpm EP



"I Walk the Line"
Johnny Cash
Sun 1956
78 rpm shellac disc




"Ooby Dooby"/"Go! Go! Go!"
Roy Orbison
Sun 1956
78 rpm shellac single
(Son AJ's)



"Boppin' the Blues"/"All Mama's Children"
Carl Perkins
Sun 1956
78 rpm shellac single
(Son AJ's)




The Everly Brothers
Cadence 1958
45 rpm EP
(Son AJ's)



"Summertime Blues"
Eddie Cochran
Liberty 1958
45 rpm single
(Son AJ's)



"Lawdy Miss Clawdy"
Lloyd Price
Specialty 1952
78 rpm shellac single
(Son AJ's)



"When the Sunset Turns the Ocean's Blue to Gold"
Byron G. Harlan
Silvertone, circa 1910
78 rpm one-sided shellac disc




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



"Elégie--Mélodie"
Enrico Caruso
Victrola 1918
78 rpm one-sided shellac disc



"When You Come Back"
John McCormack
Victrola 1919
78 rpm one-sided shellac disc



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



"Liebesfreud"
Fritz Kreisler
Victrola 1918
78 rpm one-sided shellac disc




"I'm Sorry I Ain't Got It You Could Have It If I Had It Blues"
Bert Williams
Columbia 1920
78 rpm shellac disc




"If I Had a Talking Picture of You"
Paul Whiteman and His Orchestra (with Bing Crosby on vocals and Eddie Lang on guitar)
Columbia 1929
78 rpm shellac disc




"Take Me Back to My Boots and Saddle"/"On Treasure Island"
Prairie Ramblers
Conqueror 1936
Originally released the same year on the Perfect label.



A Collection of Favorite Hawaiian Songs
Dorothy Lamour with Dick McIntire and His Harmony Hawaiians
Decca 1944
78 rpm 4-disc album
Below: booklet insert.




"I'd Climb the Highest Mountain"/"Don't Let the Stars Get in Your Eyes"
Keely Smith
Dot 1959
45 rpm single



I'll See You in My Dreams
Doris Day with Danny Thomas, Paul Weston and His Orchestra, Norman Luboff Choir
Columbia 1951
45 rpm 4-disc box set.



Off Beat
June Christy
Capitol 1963 (source LP 1960)
33 1/3 rpm juke box EP



"I'll Be Yours"/"In the Evening"
Tina Louise with Joe Leahy and His Orchestra
United Artists 1958
45 rpm single



"Hello, Dolly"
Louis Armstrong
Kapp 1964
45 rpm single



"Moonlight Gambler"
Frankie Laine
Columbia 1956
45 rpm single



Kleenex Tissues Presents Perry Como Highlighter
RCA Victor 1957
45 rpm EP



"Sway"/"Money Burns a Hole in My Pocket"
Dean Martin
Capitol 1954
45 rpm single



Music From Peter Gunn
Ray Anthony
Capitol 1959
45 rpm EP



The Champagne Music of Lawrence Welk Souvenir Album
Coral 1953
45 rpm 2-EP set



Liberace by Candlelight
Liberace
Columbia 1952
45 rpm 2-EP set



Voice of the Xtabay
Yma Sumac
Capitol 1950
45 rpm 4-disc box set.



"Babalu'"
Desi Arnaz and His Orchestra
RCA Victor 1947
78 rpm shellac record (from a 4-record album set)



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



"That'll Just 'Bout Knock Me Out"/"Five Guys Named Moe"
Louis Jordan and His Tympany Five
Decca 1943
78 rpm shellac single




"Blues in the Night"
Cab Calloway and His Orchestra
Okeh 1942 (re-press of a 1941 release)
78 rpm shellac record



"Three Little Words"
Duke Ellington and His Orchestra with vocal refrain by The Rhythm Boys
Victor 1930
78 rpm shellac disc



Bing: A Musical Autobiography
Bing Crosby
Decca 1954
17-record box set of 45 rpm EPs



After Midnight, Parts 1 & 2
Nat "King" Cole and His Trio
Capitol 1956
45 rpm EPs




King Cole Trio Volume 3
Capitol 1947
78 rpm record set



New 52nd Street Jazz
Dizzy Gillespie and His Orchestra, Coleman Hawkins' 52nd Street All Stars
RCA Victor 1946
78 rpm shellac 4-record set
Cover art by Frank Decker.



"I Know Your Wig Is Gone"/"Call It Stormy Monday (But Tuesday Is Just as Bad)"
T-Bone Walker
Black & White 1947
78 rpm shellac single




"Humph"/"Mysterioso"
The Thelonious Monk Quartet/Sextet
Blue Note 1949
78 rpm shellac single




"An Oscar for Treadwell"/"Mohawk"
Charlie Parker and His Orchestra (Dizzy Gillespie, Thelonious Monk, Buddy Rich, and Curly Russell)
Mercury (Canada) 1951
78 rpm shellac single




 Medley from Dixie
Bing Crosby
V-Disc, circa mid-1940s
78 rpm shellac disc




"Because of You"/"I Won't Cry Anymore"
Tony Bennett
Columbia 1951
78 rpm single
Bennett's first #1 hit.



"Auctioneer"/"I'm a Fool to Care"
Les Paul and Mary Ford
Capitol 1954
78 rpm shellac single




"You Send Me"
Sam Cooke
Keen 1957
78 rpm shellac single



"Nobody But You"/"When I Call on You"
Dee Clark
Abner 1958
78 rpm shellac single



"Just One Look"
Doris Troy
Atlantic 1963
45 rpm single



"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
45 rpm single



"I Wanna Love Him So Bad"
The Jelly Beans
Red Bird 1964
45 rpm single



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



"Popsicles and Icicles"
The Murmaids
Chattahoochee 1963
45 rpm single



"Ride!"/"The Night"
Dee Dee Sharp
Cameo 1962
45 rpm single



"Please Mr. Postman"
The Marvelettes
Tamla 1961
45 rpm single



"Bobby's Girl"
Marcie Blane
Seville 1962
45 rpm single



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



"Pink Shoe Laces"
Dodie Stevens
Crystalette 1959



"Pineapple Princess"
Annette
Buena Vista 1960
45 rpm single



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



"Baby, I Love You"
The Ronettes
Philles 1963
45 rpm single



"The End of the World"
Skeeter Davis
RCA Victor 1962
45 rpm single



"It's My Party"
Lesley Gore
Mercury 1963
45 rpm single
(Son AJ's)



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



"Foolish Little Girl"
The Shirelles
Scepter 1963
45 rpm single



"Wait 'til My Bobby Gets Home"
Darlene Love
Philles 1963
45 rpm single



"Heat Wave"
Martha & the Vandellas
Gordy 1963
45 rpm single



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



Poll Winners Jazz: "Take Five"/"Blue Rondo à la Turk"
The Dave Brubeck Quartet
Fontana (France) 1959
45 rpm single



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



"I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance"/"All of Me"
Erroll Garner
Savoy 1949
78 rpm single



"Please Please Me"/"Ask Me Why"
The Beatles
Parlophone (UK) 1963
45 rpm single



"I Want to Hold Your Hand"/"This Boy"
The Beatles
Parlophone (UK) 1963
45 rpm single



"I Want to Hold Your Hand"/"I Saw Her Standing There"
The Beatles
Capitol 1964
West coast sleeve.
45 rpm single



"She Loves You"/"I'll Get You"
The Beatles
Parlophone (UK) 1963
45 rpm single



"She Loves You"/"I'll Get You"
The Beatles
Swan 1963 (1964 issue)
45 rpm single
Below: "Don't Drop Out" label variation.




"Love Me Do"/"P.S. I Love You"
The Beatles
Tollie 1964
45 rpm single
Cover art by Jim Jonson.



"Misery"
Kenny Lynch
His Master's Voice (UK) 1963
45 rpm single
This was the first cover of a Lennon-McCartney/Beatles song.



"Unchained Melody"
The Righteous Brothers
Philles 1965
45 rpm single



"I Got You Babe"
Sonny & Cher
ATCO 1965
45 rpm single
This is a 1968-73 pressing.



"Fever"
Little Willie John
King 1956
45 rpm single



"Hang Up My Rock and Roll Shoes"/"What Am I Living For"
Chuck Willis
Atlantic 1958
45 rpm single



"The Girl Can't Help It"/"All Around the World"
Little Richard
Specialty 1956
78 rpm shellac single
(Son AJ's)


Below: 45 rpm single




"I'm in Love Again"/"My Blue Heaven"
Fats Domino
Imperial 1956
This is a 1957 re-press.
78 rpm shellac single



"Blue Suede Shoes"/"Honey, Don't!"
Carl Perkins
Sun 1956
78 rpm shellac single



"Short Fat Fannie"
Larry Williams
Specialty 1957
45 rpm single



"Why Do Fools Fall in Love"
The Teenagers, Featuring Frankie Lymon
Gee 1956
45 rpm single



"Yeah Yeah Yeah Yeah Yeah"
The Pogues
Island 1989
12" EP
Promotional copy.



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



"Leave a Light On"
Belinda Carlisle
Virgin (UK) 1989
46 rpm single



"Tunnel of Love"
Bruce Springsteen
Columbia 1987
45 rpm single



"Suddenly Last Summer"
The Motels
Capitol 1983
45 rpm single



"Train In Vain"
The Clash
CBS (West Germany) 1980
45 rpm EP



"Cherry Bomb"/"Shama Lama Ding Dong"
John Cougar Mellencamp
Mercury 1987
45 rpm single



 Elvis Presley EPs
RCA Victor 1956-62







Peace in the Valley
Elvis Presley
RCA Victor 1957
45 rpm EP
(Son AJ's)



"Good Golly, Miss Molly"/"Hey-Hey-Hey-Hey"
Little Richard
Specialty 1958
45 rpm single



"Tutti Frutti"/"I'm Just a Lonely Guy"
Little Richard
Specialty 1955
78 rpm shellac




Here Comes Fats
Fats Domino
Imperial 1957
45 rpm EP



"Lover Please"
Clyde McPhatter
Mercury 1962
45 rpm single.
(Son AJ's)



"Chain Gang"
Sam Cooke
RCA Victor 1960



"Great Balls of Fire"
Jerry Lee Lewis
Sun 1957
45 rpm single
(Son AJ's)



"Bye Bye Love"
The Everly Brothers
Cadence 1957
45 rpm single
(Son AJ's)
Below: 78 rpm shellac
(Son AJ's)




"(We're Gonna) Rock Around the Clock"
Bill Haley and His Comets
Decca 1954
This is a 1955 Richmond pressing.
78 rpm shellac




Shake Rattle and Roll
Bill Haley and His Comets
Decca 1954
45 rpm EP



"Forty Days"
Ronnie Hawkins and the Hawks
Roulette 1959
45 rpm single



"Rock and Roll Is Here to Stay"
Danny and the Juniors
ABC-Paramount
45 rpm single



"Just Because"
Lloyd Price
ABC-Paramount 1957
45 rpm single



"A Certain Girl"
Ernie K-Doe
Minit 1961
45 rpm single



"The Beat"/"Crazy Baby"
The Rockin' R's
Tempus 1958
45 rpm single



"Way Down Yonder in New Orleans"/"Fractured"
Freddy Cannon
Swan 1959
45 rpm single



"Harlem Shuffle"/"I'll Keep Running Back"
Bob and Earl
Marc 1963
45 rpm single



"Harlem Shuffle"/"Had It with You"
The Rolling Stones
Rolling Stones 1986
45 rpm single



"I Pity the Fool"/"Close to You"
Bobby "Blue" Bland
Duke 1961
45 rpm single



"Mojo Hand"/"Glory Be"
Lightnin' Hopkins
Fire 1961
45 rpm single



"Hobo Blues"/"Crawlin Kingsnake"
John Lee Hooker
Vee-Jay 1959
45 rpm single



My Melody of Love
Frank Sinatra and Ray Anthony
Capitol 1955
45 rpm EP



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



Duke Ellington
RCA Victor 1957
45 rpm EP
In original sealed plastic wrapper with price.



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



Coleman Hawkins and His Orchestra
Bluebird 1939




"Drifting on a Reed"/"Flyin' Hawk"
Coleman Hawkins (with Thelonious Monk on piano)
Joe Davis 1945
Recorded on October 19, 1944; Monk's recording debut.




"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. 




"Get Back"/"Don't Let Me Down"
The Beatles
Apple 1969
The Beatles' first stereo single.



"Give Peace a Chance"
Plastic Ono Band
Apple 1969
45 rpm single



"Cold Turkey"
Plastic Ono Band
Apple (France) 1969
45 rpm single



"Let It Be"/"You Know My Name (Look Up the Number)"
The Beatles
Apple 1970
45 rpm single



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



Little Richard and His Band - No. 3
London (France) 1961
45 rpm EP
Reissue of 1957 EP release, with different cover.



"Sixty-Minute Man"/"I Can't Escape from You"
The Dominoes
Federal 1951
78 rpm shellac single




"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



"My Bucket's Got a Hole in It"/"Believe What You Say"
Ricky Nelson
Imperial 1958
45 rpm single



"Venus"
Frankie Avalon
Chancellor 1959
45 rpm single



"Wild One"
Bobby Rydell
Cameo 1960
45 rpm single



"Halfway to Paradise"/"Lonely Tomorrows"
Tony Orlando
Epic 1961
45 rpm single



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



"Like a Rolling Stone"/"Gates of Eden"
Bob Dylan
CBS (France) 1965
45 rpm single


Below: CBS (Holland) 1965
45 rpm single
(Son AJ's)




"It's All Over Now"/"Good Times, Bad Times"
The Rolling Stones
Decca (UK) 1964
45 rpm single
(Son AJ's)



"It's All Over Now"/"Good Times Bad Times"
The Rolling Stones
London 1964
45 rpm single



Got Live If You Want It!
The Rolling Stones
Decca (UK) 1965
45 rpm EP



"Paint It Black"
The Rolling Stones
London 1966
45 rpm single
(Son AJ's)



"Mother's Little Helper"/"Lady Jane"
The Rolling Stones
London 1966
45 rpm single
(Son AJ's)



"Jumpin' Jack Flash"/"Child of the Moon"
The Rolling Stones
London 1968




"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



"Smokin' in the Boy's Room"
Brownsville Station
Big Tree 1973
45 rpm single



"Let Your Hair Down"
The Temptations
Tamla Motown (France) 1973
45 rpm single



"Ain't Too Proud to Beg"/"Dance Little Sister"
The Rolling Stones
Rolling Stone (France) 1974
45 rpm single



"Nothing from Nothing"
Billy Preston
A&M 1974
45 rpm single



"When Will I See You Again"
The Three Degrees
Philadelphia International 1974
45 rpm single



"Stand by Me"
John Lennon
Apple (Germany) 1975
45 rpm single



"You"
Rita Coolidge
A&M 1978
45 rpm single



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



"Union Sundown"/"Angels Flying Too Close to the Ground"
Bob Dylan
CBS (UK) 1983
45 rpm single
(Son AJ's)



"Emotional Rescue"/"Down in the Hole"
The Rolling Stones
Rolling Stones 1980
45 rpm single




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




"Battle of the Saxes/"Three Little Words"
Coleman Hawkins and His Sax Ensemble
Keynote 1944
12" 78 rpm single




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



Elvis Presley
RCA Victor 1956
45 rpm EP



"Rumble"
Link Wray & His Ray Men
Cadence 1958
45 rpm single



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



"Tequila"
The Champs
Challenge 1958
45 rpm single



"Sea Cruise"
Frankie Ford with Huey "Piano" Smith and Orchestra
Ace 1959
45 rpm single



"Because They're Young"
Duane Eddy
Jamie 1960
45 rpm single



"Give Him a Great Big Kiss"
The Shangri-Las
Red Bird 1964
45 rpm single



No. 1
The Beatles
Parlophone (UK) 1963
45 rpm EP




"Do You Want to Know a Secret?"/"Thank You Girl"
The Beatles
Vee-Jay 1964
Cover art by Jim Jonson.



I Want to Hold Your Hand - Les Beatles
The Beatles
Odeon (France) 1964
45 rpm EP



Chansons du Film 4 Garçons Dans Le Vent
The Beatles
Odeon (France) 1964
45 rpm single



"Ticket to Ride"/"Yes It Is"
The Beatles
Capitol 1965
45 rpm single



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



HELP!
The Beatles
Odeon (France) 1965
45 rpm EP



Chansons du Film HELP!
The Beatles
Odeon (France) 1965
45 rpm EP



Nowhere Man
The Beatles
Parlophone (UK) 1966 (2nd pressing, 1969-73)
45 rpm EP.



"Nowhere Man"/"What Goes On"
The Beatles
Capitol 1965
45 rpm single



"Yellow Submarine"/"Eleanor Rigby"
The Beatles
Capitol 1966
45 rpm single



"Yellow Submarine"/"Eleanor Rigby"
The Beatles
Parlophon (Italy) 1966
45 rpm single



"To Know Him, Is to Love Him"
The Teddy Bears
Dore 1958
45 rpm single



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



"Slow Down"/"Dizzy, Miss Lizzy"
Larry Williams
Specialty 1958
45 rpm single



"Sorrow"
The Merseys
Fontana (UK) 1966
45 rpm single



Them
Decca (UK) 1965
45 rpm EP
(Son AJ's)




"Time Is on My Side"
The Rolling Stones
London 1964
45 rpm single
(Son AJ's)



"Heart Full of Soul"
The Yardbirds
Epic 1965
45 rpm single
(Son AJ's)



"The House Of the Rising Sun"/"Talkin' 'Bout You"
The Animals
MGM 1964
45 rpm single
(Son AJ's)



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



"El Paso"
Marty Robbins
Columbia 1959
45 rpm single



Moanin' the Blues
Hank Williams
MGM 1952
45 rpm 2-EP set
(Son AJ's)



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



"Don't Be Cruel"/"Hound Dog"
Elvis Presley
RCA Victor 1956
45 rpm single



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




"Whole Lot of Shakin' Going On"
Jerry Lee Lewis
Sun 1957
45 rpm single



Home of the Blues
Johnny Cash
Sun 1959
45 rpm EP
(Son AJ's)



"In the Still of the Nite"/"The Jones Girl"
The Five Satins
Ember 1956
45 rpm single



"(I Love to Play Your Piano) Let Me Bang Your Box"
The Toppers
Jubilee 1954
45 rpm single



"Hearts of Stone"/"Who Knows"
The Charms
DeLuxe 1954
78 rpm shellac single




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



"Earth Angel"
The Penguins
Dootone 1954
78 rpm shellac single




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




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



"Is You Is or Is You Ain't (Ma' Baby)"/"(There'll Be a) Hot Time In the Town of Berlin (When the Yanks Go Marching In)"
Bing Crosby and the Andrews Sisters with Vic Schoen and His Orchestra
Decca 1944
78 rpm shellac single



"Oh, Boy!"
The Crickets
Brunswick 1957
45 rpm single



 Learn to Dance the Authentic Peppermint Twist
Joey Dee
Chesebrough-Pond's Vaseline Hair Tonic 1962
Mail order 45 rpm record and booklet.






"Pretty Little Angel Eyes"
Curtis Lee
Dune 1961
45 rpm single



"The Blizzard" and Other Tall Tales
Jim Reeves
RCA Victor 1961
33 1/3 rpm EP



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



"I Hear You Knocking"
Dave Edmunds
MAM 1970
45 rpm single



"Instant Karma! (We All Shine On)"
John Lennon
Below: flip side, "Who Has Seen the Wind?" 
Yoko Ono
Apple 1970
45 rpm single





"Woman Is the N****r of the World"
John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band
Below: flip side, "Sisters O Sisters"
Yoko Ono/Plastic Ono Band
Apple 1972
45 rpm single




"It Don't Come Easy"
Ringo Starr
Apple 1971



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



"American Squirm"/"What's So Funny 'Bout (Peace, Love and Understanding)"
Nick Lowe and His Sound (B-side: Elvis Costello and the Attractions)
Radar (UK) 1978
45 rpm single



 Subterranean Homesick Blues
Bob Dylan
CBS (France) 1965
45 rpm EP




Rainy Day Women # 12 & 35
Bob Dylan
CBS (France) 1966
45 rpm EP




"Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues"/"Ballad of a Thin Man" 
Bob Dylan
CBS (France) 1966
45 rpm single
(Son AJ's)




Positively 4th Street
Bob Dylan
CBS (France) 1965
45 rpm EP
Cover art by Saul Lambert.




 EPs
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






Cheek to Cheek: Irving Berlin Songs
Eddie Fisher with Hugo Winterhalter and His Orchestra
RCA Victor 1953
45 rpm EP



Jerry Lewis Just Sings, Part 3
Jerry Lewis
Decca 1956
45 rpm EP



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



EPs
The Beatles
Parlophone (UK) 1963-66
Pressing dates range from 1969-81.


Long Tall Sally EP, 1964; 2nd pressing (1969-73).


All My Loving EP, 1964.




 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 (UK) 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



"You're the One"
The Vogues
Co & Ce 1965
45 rpm single
First released by the Vogues on Blue Star in July of 1965; reissued on Co & Ce in September.



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



"Everlasting Love"
Robert Knight
Rising Sons 1967
45 rpm single



Five by Five
The Rolling Stones
Decca 1964
45 rpm EP



"Get Off of My Cloud"/"I'm Free"
The Rolling Stones
London 1965
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
Front and back cover photos by Jerry Schatzberg.




"Prove It All Night"/"Factory"
Bruce Springsteen
CBS (Japan) 1978
45 rpm single



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



"Tougher Than the Rest"
Bruce Springsteen
CBS (UK) 1988
With tour patch and hype sticker.
45 rpm single



"Saved"
Bob Dylan
CBS (Netherlands) 1980
45 rpm single



"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.




"Rocket 88"/"Green Tree Boogie"
Bill Haley with His Comets
Essex 1954
Reissue of Haley's 1951 Holiday Records release of "Rocket 88" (b/w "Tearstains on My Heart") as Bill Haley and the Saddlemen.




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



"Day Tripper"/"We Can Work it Out"
The Beatles
Capitol 1965
45 rpm single



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




Magical Mystery Tour
The Beatles
Parlophone 1967
45 rpm 2-EP set
First pressing with blue lyrics pages in booklet and "KT" tax code stamped in center of labels.



Below: German pressing (Odeon)
(Son AJ's)




"All My Loving"/"This Boy"
The Beatles
Capitol 1964 (Canada)
45 rpm single
Manufactured in Canada.



"All My Loving"/"This Boy"
The Beatles 
Capitol 1964
45 rpm single
Capitol "target" label, 1971. Limited U.S. pressing (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





"Back Off Boogaloo"/"Blindman"
Ringo Starr
Apple (France) 1972
45 rpm single
(Son AJ's)




"Try Some, Buy Some"/"Tandoori Chicken"
Ronnie Spector
Apple 1971
45 rpm single



"(Just Like) Starting Over"
John Lennon
Geffen 1980
45 rpm single



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



"Fool That I Am"/"Mean and Evil Blues"
Dinah Washington and Dave Young's Orchestra
Mercury 1947
78 rpm single



"Idle Gossip"
Sarah Vaughan
Mercury 1954
78 rpm single



"Whatever Will Be, Will Be (Que Sera, Sera)"
Doris Day
Columbia 1956
78 rpm single



Going My Way
Bing Crosby 
Decca 1945
78 rpm shellac discs



Up Swing
Tommy Dorsey, Glenn Miller, Benny Goodman, Artie Shaw
Victor 1944
78 rpm 4-disc compilation album




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



 Fats Waller Favorites
Fats Waller
Victor 1944
78 rpm shellac discs




"Everybody Loves My Baby"/"Scram!"
"Fats" Waller and His Rhythm
Bluebird 1941
78 rpm shellac single.



"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



The Duke's DJ Special
Duke Ellington
Repertory Recording, Sesac Transcribed Library 1959
45 rpm EP
"Not for sale / For demonstration purposes only"



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





"High School Confidential"
Jerry Lee Lewis
Sun 1958
45 rpm single



"Heartbreak Hotel"
Elvis Presley
RCA Victor 1956
45 rpm EP
(Son AJ's)
Below: 78 rpm single
(Son AJ's)





"All I Have to Do Is Dream"/"Claudette"
The Everly Brothers
Cadence 1958
45 rpm single



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



"Runaway"
Del Shannon
Bigtop 1961
45 rpm single



"Runaway"
Bonnie Raitt
Warner Brothers 1977
45 rpm single



"So Much in Love"
The Tymes
Parkway 1963
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



"The Waddle"/"Just Say the Word"
The Jay Cee's
Enjoy 1962
45 rpm single



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



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



The Beach Boys
Capitol 45 rpm singles 1964, '65




"Mystic Eyes"/"If You and I Could Be As Two"
Them
Parrot 1965
45 rpm single
(Son AJ's)



"Sha La La"
Manfred Mann
Ascot 1964
45 rpm single



"I Go to Pieces"/"Love Me, Baby"
Peter and Gordon
Capitol 1964
45 rpm single



"And I Love Her"/"If I Fell"
The Beatles
Capitol 1964
45 rpm single



"Slow Down"/"Match Box"
The Beatles
Capitol 1964
45 rpm single



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



"Runaround Sue"
Dion
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 Drunk"/"A Man Has to Go Back to the Crossroads"
James Brown
King 1970



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



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



"Memphis"
Lonnie Mack
Fraternity 1963
45 rpm single



"Soul Serenade"/"Mercy Mercy Mercy"
Willie Mitchell
Hi 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



"We've Only Just Begun"
Carpenters
A&M 1970
45 rpm single



"Aquarius/Let the Sunshine In"
The 5th Dimension
Soul City 1969
45 rpm single



"O-o-h Child"
The 5 Stairsteps
Buddah 1970
45 rpm single



"I Think I Love You"
The Partridge Family
Bell 1970
45 rpm single



"Cracklin' Rosie"
Neil Diamond
Uni 1970
45 rpm single



"If"
Bread
Elektra 1971
45 rpm single



"Sunshine"
Jonathan Edwards
Capricorn 1971
45 rpm single



"American Pie"
Don McLean
United Artists 1971
45 rpm single



"Drowning in the Sea of Love"
Joe Simon
Spring 1971
45 rpm single



"It's Too Late"/"I Feel the Earth Move"
Carole King
Ode 1971
45 rpm single



"How Can You Mend a Broken Heart"
The Bee Gees
ATCO 1971
45 rpm single



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



"Brown Sugar"/"Bitch"/"Let It Rock"
The Rolling Stones
Rolling Stones (France) 1971
45 rpm EP



"Angie"/"Silver Train"
The Rolling Stones
Rolling Stones (France) 1973
45 rpm single



"The Loco-motion"
Grand Funk
Capitol 1974
45 rpm single



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



"With a Girl Like You"
The Troggs
Fontana 1966
45 rpm single



"Lady Madonna"/"The Inner Light"
The Beatles
Capitol 1968
45 rpm single with fan club insert.




"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
The Cost of Living
The Clash
CBS 1979
45 rpm EP




"Radio Radio"
Elvis Costello and the Attractions
Radar (UK) 1978
45 rpm single



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










"We Can Work it Out"/"Day Tripper"/"You Won't See Me"/"Norwegian Wood"
The Beatles
Odeon (France) 1966
45 rpm EP



"Help!"/"I'm Down"
The Beatles
Parlophone (Denmark) 1965
45 rpm single



"Yesterday"/"Act Naturally"
The Beatles
Odeon (Denmark) 1965
45 rpm single



"A Hard Day's Night"/"Things We Said Today"
The Beatles
Parlophone (Netherlands) 1964
45 rpm single



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



"I've Got My Mind Set on You"
George Harrison
Dark Horse 1987
45 rpm single
With juke box title strip.



"Man Out of Time"
Elvis Costello and the Attractions
F-Beat 1982
12-inch 45 rpm single.



"Wherever I Lay My Hat (That's My Home)"
Paul Young
CBS 1983
12" 45 rpm EP.



The "Pres" and the "Bean" (EP)
Coleman Hawkins and Lester Young
Savoy, circa early 1950s
Cover art by Burt Goldblatt



"Ko Ko"
Charlie Parker's Ri Bop Boys (with Dizzy Gillespie, Miles Davis, Curly Russell, and Max Roach)
Savoy 1948 (reissue; originally released by Savoy in 1946)
78 rpm single




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



3 Coins in the Fountain
Frank Sinatra
Capitol 1956
45 rpm EP



"What a Wonderful World"/"Cabaret"
Louis Armstrong
ABC 1967
45 rpm single



"Jailhouse Rock"/"Treat Me Nice"
Elvis Presley
RCA Victor 1957
45 rpm single
(Son AJ's)



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



"Daydream"
The Lovin' Spoonful
Kama Sutra 1966
45 rpm single



"I Fought the Law"
Bobby Fuller Four
Mustang 1966
45 rpm single
(Son AJ's)



"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
45 rpm single



"I Want You"/"Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues"
Bob Dylan
Columbia 1966
45 rpm single



"I Want You"/"Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues"
Bob Dylan
CBS (Netherlands) 1966
45 rpm single
(Son AJ's)



I Want You
Bob Dylan
CBS (France) 1966
45 rpm EP




"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
Cover photos by Linda McCartney.



"The Long and Winding Road"/"For You Blue"
The Beatles
Apple 1970
45 rpm single


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


"I Feel Fine"/"She's a Woman"
The Beatles
Capitol 1964
45 rpm single



"It's Over"/"Indian Wedding"
Roy Orbison
Monument 1964
45 rpm single



Unchained Melody
Ricky Nelson
Imperial 1958
45 rpm EP
(Son AJ's)



"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



"Chantilly Lace"
The Big Bopper
Mercury 1958
45 rpm single



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





II. Wax Cylinders



Above: Edison wax cylinders
Below: Edison wax cylinder phonograph





III. Comedy



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




Mort Sahl at the hungry i
Verve 1960



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
and
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





Presenting America's New Comedy Sensations
Jerry Stiller & Anne Meara
Verve 1963



2000 Years with Carl Reiner & Mel Brooks
Capitol 1961
(Originally issued in 1960 on World-Pacific)
Cover photo and design by William Claxton.



What Becomes a Semi-Legend Most?
Joan Rivers
Geffen 1983



The LAUGH of the Party
Steve Allen, Buddy Hackett, Bob and Ray, Henny Youngman, et al.
Coral 1955



The Old Crusty Minstrels
Homer and Jethro
RCA Victor 1965
Cover art by Jack Davis.



Hello Dere!
Allen & Rossi
ABC-Paramount 1062



Marty Allen & Steve Rossi Meet the Great Society
Allen & Rossi
Mercury 1965
Cover cartoon by John Fischetti.



Wild Party
Redd Foxx
Dooto 1961



An Evening with Groucho
Groucho Marx
A&M 1972
Two-LP set.



Class Clown
George Carlin
Little David 1972



The Marx Bros: The Original Voice Tracks From Their Greatest Movies
The Marx Brothers, narrated by Gary Owens
Decca 1969
With poster insert.



W. C. Fields: The Original Voice Tracks From His Greatest Movies
W. C. Fields, narrated by Gary Owens
Decca 1969
With poster insert.




The Songs and Comedy of the Smothers Brothers! Recorded at the Purple Onion, San Francisco
Mercury 1961



Mom Always Liked You Best!
The Smothers Brothers
Mercury 1965



Cowboys & Colored People
Flip Wilson
Atlantic 1967



Lyndon Johnson's Lonely Hearts Club Band
Earle Doud & Alen Robin
ATCO 1967



Radio Free Nixon
David Frye
Elektra 1971
Cover art by Jack Davis.



Hello Dummy!
Don Rickles
Warner Brothers 1968



Inside Shelley Berman
Shelley Berman
Verve 1959



Bob & Ray on a Platter
Bob and Ray
RCA Victor 1960



The Bickersons
Don Ameche and Frances Langford
Columbia 1961
The Bickersons Fight Back
Columbia 1962




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



Just for Laughs
Andy Griffith
Capitol 1958
1959 or '60 pressing.



Down to Earth
Jonathan Winters
Verve 1960



Here's Jonathan
Jonathan Winters
Verve 1961



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 




That Holler Guy!
Joe Garagiola
United Artists 1959




Don't Fight the Feeling
Geraldine / Flip Wilson
Little David 1972



Let's Get Small
Steve Martin
Warner Brothers 1977



"King Tut"
Steve Martin and the Toot Uncommons
Warner Brothers 1978
45 rpm single



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



How Can You Be in Two Places at Once When You're Not Anywhere at All
The Firesign Theatre
Columbia 1969



The Night Club Years 1964-1968
Woody Allen
United Artists 1972
Two-LP set, gatefold cover.



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.





IV. Soundtracks, TV, 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.



Holiday Inn
songs from the film, Bing Crosby, Fred Astaire
Decca 1942
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, gatefold sleeve.




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



Pal Joey
film soundtrack, Frank Sinatra, Rita Hayworth
Capitol 1957
Cover art by Maurice Thomas.




Love Me Tender
Elvis Presley, soundtrack
RCA Victor 1956
45 rpm EP
(Wife JD's)



My Fair Lady
original Broadway cast, Rex Harrison, Julie Andrews
Columbia Masterworks 1956
Cover art by Al Hirschfeld.



The Music Man
original Broadway cast, Robert Preston
Capitol 1958
1959 pressing.



Anatomy of a Murder
film soundtrack, Duke Ellington
Columbia 1959
Cover design by Saul Bass.
Below: EP




The Man with the Golden Arm
film soundtrack, Elmer Bernstein, Shorty Rogers, Shelly Manne
Decca 1956
Cover design by Saul Bass
Below: EP (Part 1)




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



Paris Holiday
film soundtrack, Bob Hope, Bing Crosby
London (UK) 1958



To Bali and Morocco with Bing and Bob
Bing Crosby and Bob Hope with Vic Schoen and His Orchestra
Brunswick (UK) 1958
45 rpm EP




The Road to Hong Kong
film soundtrack, Bing Crosby, Bob Hope
Liberty 1962



Camelot
original Broadway cast, Richard Burton, Julie Andrews, Robert Goulet
Columbia Masterworks, 1960




Flower Drum Song
film soundtrack
Decca 1961



A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
original Broadway cast, Zero Mostel, Jack Gilford
Capitol 1962




The Eddie Cantor Story
film soundtrack, Eddie Cantor
Capitol 1953
10" LP



"Moon River"/"Breakfast at Tiffany's"
film soundtrack, Henry Mancini, His Orchestra and Chorus
RCA Victor 1961
45 rpm single



Imitation of Life
film soundtrack, Earl Grant
Decca 1959



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




Damn Yankees
original Broadway cast, Gwen Verdon
RCA Victor 1955



Wildcat
original Broadway cast, Lucille Ball
RCA Victor 1961
Cover art by Tom Morrow.



High Tor
TV film soundtrack, Bing Crosby, Julie Andrews
Decca 1956



Louis Armstrong and The All Stars Playing Selections From The Glenn Miller Story
Decca 1954
10" LP



The Young Ones
film soundtrack, Cliff Richard and the Shadows
Columbia (UK) 1961




Goldfinger
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.



Bob Crane, His Drums & Orchestra Play the Funny Side of TV
Epic 1966
Radio station copy.



Hogan's Heroes Sing the Best of World War II
The cast of Hogan's Heroes
Sunset 1966



All in the Family
TV soundtrack, Carroll O'Connor, Jean Stapleton
Atlantic 1971



I'll Take Sweden
film soundtrack
United Artists 1965




High Society
film soundtrack, Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra, Louis Armstrong
Capitol 1956
Cover art by Jim Jonson.



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



This Is Broadway's Best
original Broadway cast compilation
Columbia 1961
Two-LP gatefold with booklet.
Cover art by Al Hirschfeld.




Listen Kurosawa: Seven Samurai
soundtrack, Fumio Hayasaka
Toho (Japan) 1971
(Son AJ's)




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

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