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Snap Crackle Pop
January 1st, 2007

Here's a couple of label scans from records featured on the show.
Click on the artist's name for a larger version.




Snap Crackle Pop Jingle - The Roy Forbes Singers

James P Johnson - Snowy Morning Blues
(from the British VJM EP)

Tom Waits - New Coat Of Paint
(from his 1974 Asylum LP 'Heart Of Saturday Night')

The Band - When I Paint My Masterpiece
(from their 1971 Capitol LP 'Cahoots')

Buddy Holly - Everyday
(from the 1957 Coral 78) Flip side of Peggy Sue.

Lightnin’ Hopkins - Happy New Year
(from the Decca reissue 45) Originally released 1953.

Jesse Allen - Rock This Mornin'
(from the 1952 Aladdin 78)

Big Danny Oliver - Sapphire
(from the 1957 Trend 45)

Jimmy Dee - Henrietta
(from the 1957 Dot 45)

Little Richard - Jenny, Jenny
(from the 1957 Regency 78)

Fats Domino - I’m Walkin’
(from the 1957 Imperial 78)

Jack Scott - Leroy
(from the 1958 Carlton 78)

Anita O'Day - Pick Yourself Up
(from her 1956 Verve LP ‘Pick Yourself Up with Anita O'Day')

Anita O'Day - Easy Come, Easy Go
(from her 1979 Verve 2 - LP set 'The Big Band Sessions')
Recorded in LA, April 1959.

Harry Nilsson - Over The Rainbow
(an outtake from his 1974 RCA LP
'A Little Touch Of Schmilsson In The Night')

Aretha Franklin - A Brand New Me
(from her 1971 Atlantic LP 'Young Gifted and Black')


Oscar Peterson - Angel Eyes
(from the early 50s Clef DJ 78)

Sister Rosetta Tharpe - This Train
(from the 1938 Decca 78)

Louis Armstrong - Hobo You Can't Ride This Train
(from the 1932 Buff Bluebird 78) Recorded - Camden, New Jersey, December 8, 1932.

Wilf Carter - I'm Gonna Ride To Heaven In A Streamlined Train
(from the 1935 Bluebird 78)

Sons Of The Pioneers - You Don't Know What Lonesome Is
(from the 1947 RCA Victor 78)

Buell Kazee assisted by John Richards - A Mountain Boy Makes His First Record Pt 1 & 2 (from the 1929 Brunswick 78) John Richards was actually Brunswick's recording supervisor Jack Kapp.

Uncle Dave Macon - Uncle Dave's Travels (In And Around Nashville)
(from the 1929 Brunswick 78) Recorded Chicago, June 20, 1929.

Boswell Sisters - There'll Be Some Changes Made
(from the 40s Columbia reissue 78) Recorded NYC Mar 21st, 1932 with Bunny Berigan, Jimmy Dorsey, Eddie Lang etc.

Mills Brothers - I've Found A New Baby
(from the 1934 Decca 78) Rec. NYC, Sept 14, 1934. ‘No musical instruments or mechanical devices uses on this recording other than guitar’.

Roza Eskenazi
(from the Columbia 78) Info in Greek. See label scan at the top.

Rita Abatzi - Tha Pernao Opos Prota
(from the Columbia 78)

Desmond Dekker & The Aces - 007
(from the 1967 Columbia 78 - South Africa) See label scan at the top.

Lord Flea & The Calypsonians - Shake Shake Senora
(from the 1957 Capitol 78)

Ned Landry - Hillbilly Calypso
(from the mid 50s RCA 78)


The Checkers - Twistin' Inn
(from the early 60s Barry 45 - a Lethbridge band)

Jackie Wilson - Reet Petite
(from his 1987 2 LP set 'Reet Petite - The Best Of Jackie Wilson') Originally released in 1957.

Van Morrison - Jackie Wilson Said (I'm In Heaven When You Smile)
(from his 1972 Warner Bros. LP 'St. Dominic's Preview')

Staple Singers - I'll Take You There
(from their 1972 Stax 45)

High Keyes - Que Sera Sera (Whatever Will Be, Will Be)
(from their 1963 Atco 45)

Elmer Gill - Happy Talk
(from the scarce late 60s Aragon LP ‘The Three Sides Of Elmer Gill’)


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