Label: Columbia - CS 8751 • Format: Vinyl LP, Album, Stereo • Country: US • Genre: Folk, World, & Country • Style: Country, Bluegrass
With the change to the two-eye label, Columbia went back to a black-on-white promotional label as shown below, although they had the stickers handy when they ran out of a given album's white-label copies. At the same time, they introduced a "timing strip" that pasted on the bottom front of the album Drowned In The Deep Blue Sea - Lester Flatt And Earl Scruggs* And The Foggy Mountain Boys - Hard Tra for promotional copies.
Since Columbia up to that time rarely indicated the timing of the tracks either on the label or the jacket, this timing strip was to help disc jockeys with programming by revealing the Gilbert OSullivan - No Telling Why times for each band. Promotional men would also use this strip to make check marks or circle the cuts they were pushing for play.
If you were a record collector who didn't specialize in promo copies, the timing strips were quite annoying, since they obscured the artwork and were impossible to remove without tearing up the cover. Columbia also reissued another slew of rechanneled albums, to much advertised fanfare, in March, The mono releases on this page used the first variation of the "two eye" label far leftwhich was red with a white "COLUMBIA" at the top bending around the top edge.
We would appreciate any additions or corrections to this discography. Just send them to us via e-mail. All of these records are out of print and we have none of these Atto Secondo / Act Two / Zweiter Akt / Deuxième Acte - Puccini* / Maria Callas - La Bohème (Acts 1 & for sale. If you are interested in obtaining copies of any of these, we'd suggest you follow the suggestions found on our "Frequently Asked Questions" page.
This story and discography are copyright by Mike Callahan. Promotional copies had a white label with black print far leftand often sported a "timing strip" at the bottom of the front of the album jacket near left. They were also released individually as Volume 1 and Volume 2, as shown below.
Edward Robinson, orchestra conductor. CS - Oklahoma! Lehman Engel, conductor. Ray Heindorf, conductor. Louis Blues. Marion Evans, arranger-conductor. Since the corresponding stereo numbers were not used, they also released three unrelated rechanneled stereo-only reissues using the stereo catalog numbers.
Let It Snow! With Falls-Jones Ensemble. Percy Faith, conductor. Mono cover Satisfaction - Paul Nero Sounds* - Neros Soul Party. Rechanneled stereo reissue of mono-only Columbia CL How Are You? Drowned In The Deep Blue Sea - Lester Flatt And Earl Scruggs* And The Foggy Mountain Boys - Hard Tra original albums were recalled and destroyed, but some, possibly as many asescaped destruction and are now pricey collectors' items.
The deleted tracks were made available on lates bootleg albums and more recently on reissue LPs and CDs. There are several variations. Mono albums Love Disillusion - The Frogs - Inshallah the deleted tracks are known to have covers and labels with the replacement tracks. These can be identified by playing the record, or by the matrix numbers first pressing with the deleted tracks have matrix numbers for side one of XLP- A and for side two XLPA.
Promo versions or Canadian versions with the deleted songs listed either on the cover, label, or timing strip have been found that have the replacement tracks when played. Stereo versions of this first pressing are exceedingly rare.