Monthly Archives: July 2016

Automatic spelling correction

Ah, automatic spelling correction.  I type lps, the program decides I meant laps (as below) or ups, or God knows what. Advertisements

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Tops, Unicorn, Urania Records

The only two records on Tops that I have ever seen for which the covers were remotely interesting.  The only Unicorn record I have ever seen.  Two laps on Urania, another decent classical label from the 1950s.  I especially like … Continue reading

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Vox records in the 1950s, everything I have collected

A few generic designs from their earliest days.  A wonderful use of a still from the movie with Robbie the Robot.  But mostly some really great, fun designs.  The Silvano Tintori designs are among the best designs to my taste … Continue reading

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Everything I have on Westminster

This is everything I have seen on the Westminster label that I liked.  Westminster was a successful company in the 1950s.  The earliest of these, the generic one, is 1950.  The last is 1957.  The company sold to ABC, which … Continue reading

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Various covers pre-1965, labels A… and B…

As I said in the post about Zondervan and Word, I will buy a cover if I like it for some reason.  These covers have nothing else in common.  Two of them are generic – I often acquire a cover … Continue reading

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The next few ARS-Peter Piening designs

Not just the next few, but all the remaining ones I have.  I may be a completist, and I may have collected these for 20 years, but I have still seen very few of them.  And bought all the ones … Continue reading

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American Recording Society and Peter Piening

In my introduction to this blog, I stated that I was a completist on certain designers and on certain labels.  One of the labels I mentioned was American Recording Society.  This was an early 1950s label that specialized in contemporary … Continue reading

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