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Snap Crackle Pop
July 1st, 2007

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





John Coltrane - After The Rain
(from his 1971 Impulse LP 'Best Of John Coltrane - His Greatest Years')

Judee Sill - There's A Rugged Road
(from her 1973 Asylum LP 'Heart Food')

Jane Siberry - The Mystery At Ogwen's Farm
(from her 1981 Street Records LP 'Jane Siberry')

Sam Cook - Nobody Knows The Trouble I've Seen
(from his 1963 RCA Victor LP 'Night Beat')

Neil Young - Comes A Time
(from his 1978 Reprise LP 'Comes A Time')

Bob Dylan - Time Passes Slowly
(from his 1970 Columbia LP 'New Morning')

Fraser McPherson - I'm Getting Sentimental Over You
(from his 1975 West End LP 'Live at the Planetarium')

Les Paul & Mary Ford -The World Is Waiting For The Sunrise
(from the1951 Capitol 78) # 2 for 2 wks Aug 51.

Terri Thornton - What's Your Story Morning Glory
(from her 1960 Riverside LP 'Devil May Care')

Ella Fitzgerald - Too Darned Hot
(from her 1960 Verve LP 'Mack The Knife - Ella In Berlin')

Etta Jones - I Thought About You
(from the 1957 King 45)

Frank Sinatra - Moonlight Serenade
(from his 1965 Reprise LP 'Moonlight Sinatra')

Frank Sinatra - Oh You Crazy Moon
(from his 1965 Reprise LP 'Moonlight Sinatra')

Eubie Bake - Dixie Moon
(from the 1969 Columbia 2-LP set 'The 86 Years Of Eubie Blake')


Columbia Band - O Canada
(from the ancient Columbia 78)

Chet Atkins & Hank Snow - New Spanish Two Step
(from their 1956 RCA Victor 78)

Hank Snow - I'm Movin' On
(from the 1950 RCA Victor 78) ... Hank's breakthrough hit – # 1 for 21 weeks! Hank had to sneak this one by producer Steve Shoals, who did not deem the tune worthy of release.

Hillbilly Jewels - I Love My Rooster
(from the early 50s Biltmor 78) Vocal by Vivian Brown, who was known as "Brownie, Beautiful Belle of the Ballads."

Louis Jordan & Tympani 5 - Ain't Nobody Here But Us Chickens
(from the 1947 Decca 78) Peaked at # 6 March-47

Big Maybelle-Candy
(from her 1956 London 78)

Jimmy Durante - I’m A Vulture For Horticulture
(from the late 40s MGM 78)

Bing Crosby - Some Of These Days
(from the early 30s English Columbia 78)
Written by Cdn Shelton Brooks who also wrote Darktown Strutters Ball.

Tex Pedersen & Sunset Ramblers - Rockelene
(from the 1958 Aragon 78)

Carl Perkins - Matchbox
(from the 1957 Quality 78)

Jack Scott - Geraldine
(from the 1958 Carleton 78)

Joe Clay - Duck Tail
(from the 1956 Vik 78) One of two records released by Joe

Ronnie Self - Bop A Lena
(from the 1958 Columbia 78) K D Lang recorded this one for her first 1984 LP on Bumstead – A Truly Western Experience

LaVerne Baker - Jim Dandy
(from the 1956 Quality 78) Peaked at # 17

Etta James - Good Rockin' Daddy
(from the 1955 Modern 78)

Trixie Smith - My Man Rocks Me Pt 1 & 2
(from the 1938 UK Vocalion 78)
Sidney Bechet [cl], Charlie Shavers [tr] NYC May 26-38

Jess Stacy - World Is Waiting For The Sunrise
(from the 1941 Decca 78 rpm set ‘Giants Of Jazz Vol. 1’)


Bruce Miller - Summer Of Our Love
(1975 A&M LP 'Rude Awakening')

Robert Parker - Barefootin’
(from the 1966 Nola 45)

Hurricane Smith - Oh Babe What Would You Say
(from the 1972 Capitol 45)

Ray-O-Vacs - Hot Dog
(from the late 40s Coleman 78)

Ravens - Summertime
(from the 1947 National 78)

Doc Watson - Windy And Warm
(from the 1971 Vanguard LP 'Doc Watson On Stage')

Carl Kress & Dick McDonough - Heat Wave
(from the mid 30s Brunswick 78)

Sara & Maybelle Carter - Happiest Days Of All
(from their 1966 Columbia LP 'An Historic Reunion')

Kate & Anna McGarrigle - Swimming Song
(from their self titled 1975 Warner Brothers LP)

Roger Miller - In The Summertime
(from his 1965 Smash LP 'Golden Hits')

Eddie Cochrane - Summertime Blues
(from his 1971 UA LP 'Legendary Masters # 4') # 8 Aug-58

Jack Teagarden - Guess I'll Go Back Home
(from his Verve LP 'Think Well Of Me) Jack’s tribute album to songwriter Willard Robison

Louis Armstrong & Bing Crosby - Gone Fishin'
(from the 1951Decca 78)

Miles Davis & Gil Evans - Summertime
(from the 1958 Columbia LP 'Porgy And Bess')


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