Monthly Archives: April 2012

two just acquired – original King and I (Stahlhut) and a Steinweiss

Two Decca covers I just acquired, for 5 cents each. I show the original King and I, with drawings by Stahlhut, along with the Steinweiss version and a British issue of the same music. The Mills Brothers strikes me as … Continue reading

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stereo lps in the same time period we have been looking at

These are stereo lps from this time period. the first three have not been posted in mono, either. the next two are electronic stereo versions of albums whose mono covers I have posted.

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Decca original cast albums in a Steinweiss (probably) series

This is all I have of the Decca cast albums that I think are a Steinweiss series. Two posts ago I posted a mild color variant of Oklahoma that I don’t repeat here. There are others in the series I … Continue reading

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three definite steinweiss designs that I had overlooked

These are three steinweiss covers that would have fit in with posts a few weeks ago. Rogelio and His Orquestra I just acquired, for $1.50 for a record that is in such bad condition it can’t be played. The Lombardo … Continue reading

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steinweiss on decca: dl9000s

Here are the first six DL9000s that I have. The Jenkins album is a definite steinweiss, signed piedra blanca (spanish for white stone). It is original to the early 1950s. The soundtracks – The King and I and Oklahoma, are … Continue reading

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the last two dl8000s

these are the last two dl8000s. I think that when Decca ran out of these, they started the dl4000s to continue them. the dl9000s, which I am posting next, are clearly not a continuation of dl8000s, as the 9000s go … Continue reading

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