By the 1968-70 years, Dot was owned by Paramount and was not yet under the control of ABC.
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Number - Release Date - Artist - Songs
Dot did not get into commercial stereo singles until the summer of 1969, but from then on, they issued a a vast majority of their singles in stereo until November, 1970, when they reverted to mono temporarily. The promos we have seen from that time on match the commercial singles for stereo content.
Promotional stereo singles (mono commercial):|
45-2241 - 9/68 - City Zu - Eeny Meeny/Too Much, Too Soon, Too Fast [see note 1]
Commercial/Promo stereo singles:
45-17272 - 7/69 - Ernie Andrews - It Ain't No Use/Never Like This Before [see note 2]
45-17277 - 7/69 - Catch - I'm On The Road To Memphis/Amber
45-17278 - 7/69 - Fear Itself - The Letter/Born Under A Bad Sign
45-17279 - 7/69 - Hamilton Streetcar - Wasn't It You/Brother Speed [see note 2]
45-17280 - 7/69 - Colours - God Please Take My Life/Angie [see note 2]
45-17281 - 7/69 - Tommy Overstreet - Rocking A Memory/He's Already Been There
45-17283 - 7/69 - Corvettes - Beware Of Time/Level With Your Senses [see note 3]
45-17284 - 8/69 - Plastic Cow Goes Moooooog - Medicine Man/The Plastic Cow [see note 2]
45-17285 - 8/69 - Mills Brothers - Up To Maggie Jones/I'll Never Forgive Myself
45-17287 - 8/69 - Jack Barlow - Pauline/Singing Country Soul
45-17288 - 8/69 - Ray Griff - The Entertainer/Caution To The Wind
45-17289 - 8/69 - Solid Gold Bubble - Cholly Chann/Christina In My Dreams [see note 2]
45-17290 - 8/69 - Mitch Ryder - Sugar Bee/I Believe
45-17291 - 8/69 - Brian Hyland - Dreamy Eyes/Gonna Make A Woman Out Of You
45-17292 - 8/69 - Doyle, Dooley & Co. - Don't Follow Me/Walkin', Drinkin', Talkin', Thinkin' You
45-17293 - 8/69 - Jack Reno - We All Go Crazy/Albuquerque
45-17295 - 8/69 - Billy Vaughn - True Grit/Odds And Ends (Of A Beautiful Love Affair)
45-17296 - 8/69 - Sound Symposium - Mighty Quinn/I'll Be Your Baby Tonight
45-17297 - 9/69 - Bugsy - I Thank Heaven/Rush Hour [see note 2, 4]
45-17298 - 9/69 - The Lime - Beautiful Day/Satisfied [see note 2]
45-17299 - 9/69 - Roy Clark - September Song/For The Life Of Me
45-17300 - 9/69 - Plastic Cow Goes Moooooog - Lady Jane/One Man, One Volt
45-17301 - 9/69 - Tony Ray - Here Comes School Again/Lonely Weekends [see note 2]
45-17302 - 9/69 - Curtis Potter - Handful/Heartaches Can Be Fun [see note 2]
45-17303 - 9/69 - Mary Taylor - Back Porch Heart/Everything But [see note 2]
45-17304 - 9/69 - Catch - Storm/City Ditty [see note 2]
45-17305 - 9/69 - Dick & Dee Dee - Do I Love You/You Come Back To Haunt Me
45-17306 - 9/69 - Hamilton Streetcar - Honey And Wine/Now I Taste The Tears [see note 2]
45-17307 - 9/69 - Hank Thompson - Oklahoma Home Brew/Let's Get Drunk And Be Somebody
45-17308 - 10/69 - Peggy Little - Put Your Lovin' Where Your Mouth Is/Softly And Tenderly
45-17309 - 10/69 - Sharon Smith - You Crowded Me Out Of Your World/Your Love Made The Difference In Me
45-17310 - 10/69 - Cody Bearpaw - Old Man Willis/Straight Man [see note 2]
45-17311 - 10/69 - Browning Bryant - Patches/A New Way To Live
45-17312 - 10/69 - Lee Greenwood Affair - Maria/Think It Over
45-17313 - 10/69 - Lyn Roman - Some Hearts/The Secretary's Life [see note 2]
45-17314 - 10/69 - Billy Vaughn - On Days Like This/Color It Cool [see note 2]
45-17315 - 11/69 - Anita Kerr Singers - Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da/You And I
45-17316 - 12/69 - Diana Trask - I Fall To Pieces/Long Ago Is Gone [see note 2]
45-17317 - 11/69 - Jack Barlow - Nobody Wants To Hear It Like It Is/No Time For Roses
45-17318 - 11/69 - Lori Parker - There Is Nothing More To Say/A Million Miles Away Behind The Door [see note 2]
45-17319 - 11/69 - Traveling Magic - Going Backwards/Touch Me With Magic
45-17320 - 11/69 - Young Brass - Emotions/Feverish
45-17321 - 11/69 - Mills Brothers - It Ain't No Big Thing/Help Yourself To Some Tomorrow
45-17322 - 11/69 - John & Herb - Rainmaker/Little Latin Lupe Lu [see note 2]
45-17323 - 11/69 - Ron-Dels - Matilda/Tina [see note 2]
45-17324 - 11/69 - Roy Clark - Right Or Left At Oak Street/I Need To Be Needed
45-17325 - 11/69 - Mitch Ryder - Direct Me/It's Been A Long, Long Time [see note 2]
45-17326 - 11/69 - Pat Carter - Aspen, Colorado/I Just Can't Help Believin'
45-17327 - 11/69 - Bob Regan & Lucille Starr - Dream Baby/South Bound Plane
45-17328 -12/69 - Browning Bryant - Little Altar Boy/They Stood In Silent Prayer
45-17329 - 1/70 - Buzz Clifford - (Baby I Could Be) So Good At Loving You/Children Are Crying Aloud [see note 2]
45-17330 - 1/70 - Leonard Nimoy - Time To Get It Together/The Sun Will Shine
45-17331 - 1/70 - Tommy Overstreet - Painted By The Wine/You Can't Walk In The Sunshine [see note 2]
45-17332 - 1/70 - Weldon Myrick - Cry Like A Baby/Only Love Can Break A Heart
45-17333 - 1/70 - Darrell Statler - Pasadena Penthouse/The Handle To The Silver Spoon (Of Life)
45-17334 - 1/70 - Anita Kerr Singers - Coco/Money Rings Out Like Freedom [see note 2]
45-17335 - 1/70 - Roy Clark - The She's A Lover/Say Amen
45-17336 - 1/70 - Compton Brothers - Charlie Brown/Just A Dream Away
45-17337 - 1/70 - Billy Vaughn - Coco/Always Madamoiselle
45-17338 - 1/70 - Peggy Little - Mama, I Won't Be Wearing a Ring/Love's Biggest Fool [see note 2]
45-17339 - 2/70 - Lori Parker - Do You Really Have A Heart/The Clock [see note 2]
45-17340 - 3/70 - Jack Reno - That's The Way I See It/I've Heard That Song Before
45-17341 - 3/70 - Sharon Smith - Eat, Drink And Be Myself Tonight/That's What My Man Means To Me
45-17342 - 3/70 - Diana Trask - Beneath Still Waters/Heartbreak Hotel
45-17343 - 4/70 - Jack Barlow - Child Bride/A Little Friendly Advice
45-17344 - 3/70 - Buzz Clifford - Procter And Gunther/I Am The River [see note 2]
45-17345 - 3/70 - Lucille Starr - I'm Only A Woman/Holding Out For Love [see note 2]
45-17346 - 4/70 - Billy Vaughn Singers - Come Saturday Morning/True Grit
45-17347 - 4/70 - Hank Thompson - But That's All Right/Take It All Away
45-17348 - 4/70 - Curtis Potter - It's My Day/My First Stop Is Baltimore [see note 2]
45-17349 - 5/70 - Roy Clark - I Never Picked Cotton/Lonesome Too Long
45-17350 - 7/70 - Peggy Little & Tommy Overstreet - Good Day Sunshine/Playing With Fire [see note 2]
45-17351 - 8/70 - Cody Bearpaw - Playboy/Wait Till I Get My Hands On You
45-17352 - 8/70 - Compton Brothers - That Ain't No Stuff/I Wanna Sing A Country Song [see note 2]
45-17353 - 9/70 - Peggy Little - I Knew You'd Be Leaving/Gentle Man
Note: At this point, the "STEREO" designation shifts from the top of the label to the right side, and the catalog number prefix changes from "45-" to "DOA-." 17357 below still has the stereo on top.
DOA-17354 - 9/70 - Hank Thompson - The Fortunate Few/I'm Afraid I Lied
DOA-17355 - 9/70 - Roy Clark - Thank God And Greyhound/Strangers
DOA-17356 - 9/70 - Mary Taylor - I'm A Honky Tonk Girl/He Used Me [see note 2]
DOA-17357 - 9/70 - Tommy Overstreet - The Smartest Fool/I'm Looking For A Fool
DOA-17358 - 10/70 - Ronny Shaw - If The Whole World Forgets How To Smile/God Made A Woman From A Man
DOA-17359 - 10/70 - Darrell Statler - Good Guys And Bad Men/Those Country Folks [see note 2]
DOA-17360 - 10/70 - Red Steagall - Alabama Woman/That Time Has Come And Gone
DOA-17361 - 11/70 - Hank Cochran - One Night For Willie/Back To His
DOA-17363 - 11/70 - Joe Stampley - Take Time To Know Her/I Live To Love You [see note 2]
General note: Of the missing numbers after 17272, the following are mono: 17273-76, 17286, 17294, 17362, 17364-67. The following was not issued: 17282.
1. Possibly promo only; also issued as a mono promo. Commercial number 45-17166.
2. Possibly promo only; we have not seen a commercial copy.
3. Country-rock band who later became Linda Ronstadt's backing band.
4. Bugsy Maugh, bass player for the Paul Butterfield Blues Band starting in 1967.
Acta was a subsidiary of Dot Records. Acta was established in early 1967 and released singles until late 1969. Their only known commercial and promo stereo single was their last, 45-837, "Cool It" by the American Breed.
45-837 - 11/69 - American Breed - Cool It (We're Not Alone)/The Brain|
Dynovoice was established in 1964. From 1964 to mid-1967, they were distributed by Bell Records, but in September, 1967, began a distribution agreement with Dot Records. They released singles until early 1969, but released no known commercial stereo singles. The issued two known mono/stereo promos, which are listed below.
Mono/Stereo promotional singles, 1968-69:|
M/S 916 - 5/68 - Mitch Ryder - The Lights Of Night (M/S)
M/S 917 - 6/68 - Eddie Hazelton - Good Morning Starshine (M/S)
Ranwood was founded in 1968 by Randy Wood (ex-owner of Dot Records) and Lawrence Welk. It was distributed by Dot Records.
Ranwood began issuing commercial stereo singles in mid-1969, probably about the same time as distributor Dot did.
R-854 - 1969 - Ray Anthony - Love Is For The Two Of Us/Almost Persuaded|
R-856 - 1969 - Exotic Guitars - Peg O' My Heart/To Rome With Love
R-857 - 1969 - Damita Jo - Lonely Teardrops/Ain't Misbehavin'
R-858 - 1969 - Charles Randolph Grean Sounde - Josette's Music Box/Back At The Blue Whale
R-859 - 1969 - E. Paul Evans - Life's Carousel/I'll Forget About You
R-860 - 1970 - Lawrence Welk & His Orchestra - Jean/Spinning Wheel
R-861 - 1970 - Ray Anthony - Truck Stop/He'll Have To Go
R-863 - 1970 - Exotic Guitars - Now Is The Hour/I Was Kaiser Bill's Batman
R-864 - 1970 - Charles Randolph Grean Sounde - Gregory/Peter And The Wolf
R-866 - 1970 - Lawrence Welk & His Orchestra - Southtown, U.S.A./Hello, Dolly!
R-867 - 1970 - Robin Grean - Call Me Down To Chelsea/And I'll Forget You
R-869 - 1970 - Damita Jo - Paint Me Loving You/Tomorrow Is The First Day Of The Rest Of My Life
R-870 - 1970 - Myron Floren - It's A Small World/Peanuts Polka
R-872 - 1970 - Charles Randolph Grean Sounde - Come Touch The Sun/Marcus Welby, M.D. Theme
R-879 - 1970 - Ray Anthony - Are You Sincere/Stand By Your Man [see note 1]
R-881 - 1970 - The Mission - Mr. Music Man/You Bring It All Together [see note 1]
R-882 - 1970 - Exotic Guitars - Orange Blossom Special/San Antonio Rose
R-883 - 1970 - Inner Dialogue - Too Much For Me/Cry Baby Cry
R-884 - 1970 - Damita Jo - Mrs. Robinson/Two Worlds [see note 1]
R-885 - 1970 - Myron Floren - Beer Barrel Polka/Helena Polka [see note 1]
1. Not marked "stereo" on label, but has stereo master number.
2. The following singles are mono: R-855, R-862, R-865, R-868, R-871, R-873-76, and R-880. The following singles were not found but are possibly stereo: R-877, R-878.
Steed was a label owned by Jeff Barry and distributed by Dot. They started issuing stereo singles in August, 1969, with Steed 45-719. All singles released after that are clearly marked stereo, also.
45-719 - 8/69 - Playhouse - You Don't Know It/Love Is On Your Side|
45-720 - 9/69 - Andy Kim - So Good Together/I Got To Know
45-721 - 9/69 - Illusion - How Does It Feel/Once In A Lifetime
45-722 - 12/69 - Illusion - Together/Don't Push It
45-723 - 1/70 - Andy Kim - A Friend In The City/You
45-724 - 4/70 - Robin McNamara - Lay A Little Lovin' On Me/I'll Tell You Tomorrow
45-726 - 5/70 - Illusion - Let's Make Each Other Happy/Beside You
45-727 - 6/70 - Andy Kim - It's Your Life/To Be Continued
STA-729 - 10/70 - Andy Kim - Be My Baby/Love That Little Woman
1. Steed 45-725 was not issued.
2. Steed STA-728 was issued in 1971, as were STA 730-736. All of these are believed to have been released in stereo.
Viva was a Hollywood-based independent label run by Snuff Garrett and distributed by Dot Records.
We found no stereo singles, either commercial or promotional, for this label during 1968-70.