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Years before MCA established its own namesake label, Music Corporation of America existed as a talent agency and television production company. In 1962, they bought Decca Records along with Decca's subsidiaries Coral and Brunswick. MCA formed Uni Records in 1966, then purchased Kapp (along with Kapp's subsidiary Congress) in 1967. As part of the Decca deal, they acquired Universal Pictures. Today, all these entities are part of Universal Music Group.
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Number - Release Date - Artist - Songs
Decca and distributed label Brunswick released a large number of stereo singles, Decca starting in March, 1969, and Brunswick starting in April. Generally, these were not marked "STEREO," but could be identified by the stereo master numbers printed on the label or dead wax. Before March, 1970, both labels used a "7" before the record number to indicate stereo, but in early 1970 this was dropped, and the stereo could only be identified by the stereo master number.
Promotional copies were generally marked "STEREO" if appropriate.
Decca began issuing stereo singles in March, 1969. This began with a stereo promo of "Emily" by Crib & Ben [Decca 734600], for which the commercial single was mono. But on March 18, 1969, they released a commercial single by Ernest Tubb [Decca 732532] in stereo, then four days later, a stereo single of "Pinball Wizard" by the Who [Decca 732456]. From that point, most singles (promo and commercial) were stereo. Starting with (7)32465, the missing numbers below are all mono singles or were apparently unissued.
Promo copies were marked "STEREO," but commercial copies were not. The tell-tale indication of a stereo single (as with all Decca records, 45s or LPs) was a "7" as the start of the record number, and a "7-" at the start of the master number. In early 1970, Decca discontinued the "7" before the record number, but still used the "7" before the master number.
Decca singles from this period (top left) were black with a broad white and multicolored band across the middle. Canadian singles (lower left) were similar, but were marked "STEREO" in silver print over the rainbow portion of the band at the right side of the label.
732465 - 3/69 - Who - Pinball Wizard/Dogs Part Two
732466 - 4/69 - Johnny Wright - Love Ain't Gonna Die (I'm Gonna Have To Kill It)/Wabash Cannon Ball
732468 - 4/69 - Dinah Shore - Crying Time/Rocky Top
732470 - 4/69 - Sammy Davis, Jr. - Rhythm Of Life/The Pompeii Club (Rich Man's Frug)
732471 - 4/69 - Bert Kaempfert - The Maltese Melody/One Lonely Night
732476 - 4/69 - Erica, Eros & Young - Maybe Mexico/Beautiful Day
732477 - 4/69 - Bill Howard - Where Was I/Who Poured The Whiskey In The Well
732478 - 4/69 - Magid - Phoney Baloney/Tic Tac Toe
732479 - 4/69 - Jeffrey Bland - My Skies Were Black (But You Made Them Gray)//Melodymen - My Skies Were Black (But You Made Them Gray)
732480 - 4/69 - Jill Willinger - Billy/Face In The Wind
732482 - 4/69 - Stoney Cooper - Don't Let Your Sweet Love Die (Like Flowers In The Fall)/Guide Me Home My Georgia Moon [with Wilma Lee]
732483 - 4/69 - Vincent Bell - Good Morning Starshine/Because Of You
732486 - 5/69 - Ken Stella - I Wanna Spend My Whole Life Loving You/Hey, Hey Where You Goin'?
732487 - 4/69 - B.J. Baker - The Melody Man/Anywhere
732489 - 4/69 - Merging Traffic - Bit By Bit/Deep In Kentucky
732491 - 4/69 - Brenda Lee - You Don't Need Me Anymore/Bring Me Sunshine [see note 1]
732492 - 5/69 - Leapy Lee - Little Yellow Aeroplane/Boom Boom (That's How My Heart Beats)
732493 - 5/69 - Mike Leander Orchestra - Hey Jude/The Letter
732494 - 5/69 - Jennifer Lambert - Without Your Sweet Love/Someday When You're A Mother 732495 - 5/69 - Mike Douglas - The Day After Forever/Someday You'll Be Sorry
732497 - 5/69 - Sundowners - Blue-Green Eyes/Let It Be Me
732498 - 5/69 - Peppermint Rainbow - Don't Wake Me Up In The Morning, Michael/Rosemary
732499 - 5/69 - Earl Grant - The Importance Of The Rose/I Wonder
732500 - 5/69 - Aldora Britton - No Cookies In My Bag/Who Am I To Say
732505 - 5/69 - Wellington Arreangement - Lorraine (My Lorraine)/Melissa Jones
732506 - 6/69 - John & Anne Ryder - I Still Believe In Tomorrow/Daffodil Rain [see note 2]
732507 - 6/69 - Elves - Walking In Different Circles/She's Not The Same
732508 - 6/69 - Webb Pierce - This Thing/Does My Memory Ever Cross Your Mind
732509 - 6/69 - Tommy Leonetti - Hands/All We Need In This World Is Love
732510 - 7/69 - McKendree Spring - What Will We Do With The Child/If The Sun Should Rise
732511 - 6/69 - Bill Anderson & Jan Howard - If It's All The Same To You/I Thank God For You
732512 - 7/69 - Jay Lee Webb - Get A Lot While You're young/Broad Minded Man
732513 - 7/79 - Loretta Lynn - To Make A Man (Feel Like A Man)/One Little Reason
732514 - 6/69 - Bill Anderson - But You Know I Love You/A Picture From Life's Other Side
732515 - 7/69 - Milt Okun Arrangement - Oh Calcutta/Yellow Cat
732516 - 7/69 - Osborne Brothers - Tennessee Hound Dog/Thanks For All The Yesterdays
732518 - 7/69 - Bert Kaempfert & His Orchestra - Games People Play/Love Me Happy
732519 - 7/69 - Who - I'm Free/We're Not Gonna Take It
732520 - 7/69 - Tony Ashley - I'll Go Crazy/Just A Taste
732521 - 7/69 - Rayons - Do You Love Me/I'm Giving Up, Baby
732523 - 7/69 - Jimmy Dickens - Death In The Family/Times Are Gonna Get Better
732525 - 6/69 - Mark Radice - Richest Man In The World/Girl By The Meter
732526 - 7/69 - Dave Grusin - 500 Miles (Theme From Winning)/California Montage
732527 - 7/69 - Zig Zag People - Chewy Chewy/Yummy, Yummy, Yummy [see note 3]
732528 - 7/69 - Four Saints - Traces-Stormy/What Is A Woman-How To Handle A Woman
732529 - 7/69 - Irish Rovers - Did She Mention My Name/Peter Knight
732530 - 8/69 - Vinnie Bell - Ballad Of John And Yoko/Les Bicyclettes De Belsize
732531 - 8/69 - Wilburn Brothers - The Signs Are Everywhere/Who Could Ask For More
732532 - 3/69 - Ernest Tubb - Just A Drink Away/One More Memory
732535 - 8/69 - Kitty Wells - Don't Call Me Your Darlin'/Just A Cheap Affair
732536 - 8/69 - Banana Splits - Long Live Love/Pretty Painted Carousel
732537 - 8/69 - Fuzzy Bunnies - Heaven Is On Your Mind/No Good To Cry
732538 - 8/69 - Margie Bowes - Go, Woman, Go/I Have What It Takes [see note 4]
732539 - 8/69 - Jimmy Wakely - Brotherly Love/I Haven't Lived Enough
732540 - 8/69 - Peter Duchin - Light My Fire/Windmills Of Your Mind
732541 - 8/69 - Jimmy Damon - Only A Fool (Would Lose You)/On My Own
732543 - 8/69 - Jan Howard - We Had All The Good Things Going/I'll Go Where You Go
732544 - 8/69 - Magic Grass - Ain't It Nice/Cody
732545 - 8/69 - Pidgeon - Rubber Bricks/Prison Walls
732546 - 8/69 - Conway Twitty - To See My Angel Cry/I Did The Best I Could (With What I Had)
732547 - 9/69 - Warner Mack - I'll Still Be Missing You/Sunshine Bring Back My Sunshine
732548 - 9/69 - Donna Odom - Who's With My Baby/Rainbow In My Tears
732549 - 8/69 - Jimmy Newman - There'll Always Be A Song/Three
732550 - 8/69 - Rick Nelson & The Stone Canyon Band - She Belongs To Me/Promises
732551 - 9/69 - Ef McKay - And Your Bird Can Sing/Black-Eyed Waters
732553 - 9/69 - Jimmy Martin - Milwaukee Here I Come/Shackles And Chains
732554 - 9/69 - Windmill - Big Bertha/Hey Drummer Man [see note 3]
732556 - 9/69 - David Clayton-Thomas - Done Somebody Wrong/Say Boss Man
732557 - 9/69 - Midas Touch - Sweet Caroline (Good Times Never Seemed So Good)/Jean [see note 5]
732558 - 10/69 - Jack Greene - Back In The Arms Of Love/The Key That Fits Her Door
732559 - 9/69 - Jimmie Davis - Mary Let Your Bangs Hang Down/Today I'm Giving You Away
732560 - 9/69 - Brenda Lee - You Better Move On/Let It Be Me
732561 - 9/69 - Don Rondo - Statue Of A Fool/I'll Be There
732562 - 9/69 - Peppermint Rainbow - You're The Sound Of Love/Jamais
732564 - 9/69 - Bobby Wright - Sing A Song About Love/If You Don't Swing–Don't Ring
732565 - 9/69 - Bill Phillips - Little Boy Sad/I'm Living In Two Worlds
732566 - 9/69 - Claude Gray - Sherry Ann/Take Off Time
732567 - 9/69 - Mike Douglas - Jean/Rainbow Of Love
732568 - 10/69 - Carmen Cavallaro - Love Me Tonight/Love Can Make You Happy
732570 - 9/69 - Ernest Tubb & Loretta Lynn - If We Put Our Heads Together (Our Hearts Will Tell Us What To Do)/I Chased You Til You Caught Me
732571 - 10/69 - Peggy Sue - I'm Gettin' Tired Of Babyin' You/No Woman Can Hold Him Too Long [see note 4]
732572 - 10/69 - Billy Parker - Only A Woman Like You/Room Full Of Fools
732573 - 10/69 - Pearly Gate - Free/Carole's Epic Song
732574 - 10/69 - Bill Monroe - Fireball Maill/With Body And Soul
732575 - 10/69 - Irish Rovers - Fifi O'Toole/Winkin', Blinkin' & Nod
732576 - 10/69 - Karen Wyman - To Give (The Reason I Live)/Who Am I
732577 - 10/69 - Webb Pierce - Love Ain't Never Gonna Be No Better/The Other Side Of You
732578 - 10/69 - Bobby Lord - Rainbow Girl/Do You Ever Think Of Me
732579 - 10/69 - Marion Worth - Sock It To 'Em Sister Nell/He's Mean To Me
732580 - 10/69 - Jack Greene & Jeannie Seely - Wish I Didn't Have To Miss You/My Tears Don't Show
732581 - 10/69 - Wilma Lee & Stoney Cooper - Not My Kind/The Right To Love What's Left
732582 - 10/69 - Wellington Arrangement - Jezamine/Melissa Jones
732583 - 11/69 - Aldora Britton - Give/Don't Wait For Yesterdays
732584 - 10/69 - Leapy Lee - Someone's In Love/Best To Forget
732586 - 10/69 - Loretta Lynn - Wings Upon Your Horns/Let's Get Back Down To Earth
732587 - 11/69 - Texas Troubadours - Jamming With C And C/Ridgetop Stomp [see note 4]
732588 - 11/69 - George Howe - Maxwell's Silver Hammer/(Vergissmeinicht) Goodnight Sugar [with Carl Davis]
732589 - 12/69 - Leland Scott - Little Children/People Get Together [see note 3]
732590 - 11/69 - Great Metropolitan Steam Band - I Want A Big Butter And Egg Man/Blues Ain't Nothin'
732591 - 12/69 - Jay Lee Webb - Your Cow's Gonna Get You/Finance Company Waltz
732592 - 12/69 - Cuff Links - When Julie Comes Around/Sally Ann (You're Such A Pretty Baby
732593 - 12/69 - Wilma Burgess - Only Mama That'll Walk The Line/The Sun's Gotta Shine [see note 4]
732594 - 12/69 - Eddie, Dennis & Mike (The Magid Triplets) - Now You Know Why I Love Her/221 East Maple
732595 - 12/69 - Jimmy Wakely - I Wanta Go Home/My Sweet Lovin' Wife
732596 - 12/69 - John & Anne Ryder - A Sign For Love/Love Is
732597 - 12/69 - Wilburn Brothers - Tag Along/Gift Of The Blues
732598 - 12/69 - Osborne Brothers - Ruby, Are You Mad/Sempre
732599 - 12/69 - Conway Twitty - That's When She Started To Stop Loving You/I'll Get Over Losing You
732600 - 12/69 - Karen Beth - White Dakota Hill/The Joys Of Life
732601 - 12/69 - Peppermint Rainbow - Don't Love Me Unless It's Forever/Good Morning Means Goodbye
732602 - 12/69 - Saints - I'll Be With You/I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good
732604 - 12/69 - Kitty Wells - There Won't Be Any Tree This Christmas [with Johnny Wright]/White Christmas [see note 4]
732605 - 12/69 - Next Of Kin - Merry Christmas/Sunday Children, Sunday Morning [see note 3]
732606 - 12/69 - Jennifer Lambert - I See My Life Passing Before My Eyes/It Takes A Woman [see note 3]
732607 - 12/69 - Zig Zag People - Peace Of Mind/Baby I Know It
732608 - 12/69 - Wilburn Brothers - Little Johnny From Down The Street/Which Side's The Wrong Side
732609 - 12/69 - Jimmy Newman - Louisiana Dirty Rice/Foolishly
732611 - 12/69 - Midas Touch - Crystal Blue Persuasion/Love Theme From "Romeo And Juliet"
732613 - 1/70 - La Melle Prince - All Alone In This World (Without You)/The Man That Made A Woman Out Of Me
732614 - 1/70 - Jeanne Pruett - It Ain't Fair That It Ain't Right/At The Sight Of You
732615 - 1/70 - John Wakely - Through Her Eyes/Back In The World
732616 - 1/70 - Irish Rovers - Rhymes And Reasons/Penny Whistle Peddler
732617 - 1/70 - Elves - Amber Velvet/West Virginia
732618 - 1/70 - Mike Douglas - That's A Woman/Tell Me Why, Why Don't You Cry
732619 - 1/70 - Florence Henderson - Conversations/I'll Never Fall In Love Again
732624 - 1/70 - Sammy Kaye & His Orchestra - Something/Juanita Love Theme (Strange My Love)
732625 - 1/70 - Leapy Lee - Good Morning/Teresa
732626 - 1/70 - Karen Wyman - Goodbye Joe/Time And Love
732627 - 2/70 - Johnny Wright - God Put A Rainbow In The Clouds/Dear John Letter
732628 - 2/70 - Jeannie Seely - Please Be My New Love/Have You Found It Yet
732629 - 1/70 - Kitty Wells - Gonna Find Me A Bluebird/I Don't See What I Saw
732630 - 2/70 - Michele & Jeff - Baby Make It Soon/Baby, I'll Leave It Up To You
732631 - 2/70 - Jack Greene - Lord Is That Me/Just A Little While Ago
732632 - 2/70 - Ernest Tubb - It's America (Love It Or Leave It)/Somebody Better Than Me
732633 - 2/70 - Bobby Wright - Take Me Back To The Good Times, Sally/Something Called Happiness
732634 - 2/70 - Everyday Hudson - Love Is A Word/Laugh, Funny Funny
732635 - 2/70 - Rick Nelson - Easy To Be Free/Come On In
732636 - 2/70 - Jan Howard - Rock Me Back To Little Rock/Hello Stranger [see note 4]
732637 - 2/70 - Loretta Lynn - I Know How/Journey To The End Of My World [see note 4]
732638 - 2/70 - Bill Phillips - She's Hungry Again/You've Still Got A Place In My Heart
732640 - 2/70 - Peggy Sue - After The Preacher's Gone/You Can't Pull The Wool Over My Eyes
732643 - 2/70 - Bill Anderson - Love Is A Sometimes Thing/And I'm Still Missing You
732644 - 2/70 - Jimmy Dickens - I'd Rather Sleep In Peace (Than Know You're Gone)/(You've Been Quite A Doll) Raggedy Ann
732645 - 3/70 - James Monroe - Bonny/Sweet Mary And The Miles In Between [see note 4]
732646 - 3/70 - Warner Mack - Love Hungry/Love Is Where The Heart Is
732647 - 3/70 - Bert Kaempfert - Someday We'll Be Together/We Can Make It Girl
Note: In February-March, 1970, Decca deleted the "7" before the record number indicating stereo. From this point, only the "7-" in front of the master number indicates stereo on the label. Some of the above singles released 2/70 or later were also issued without the "7" in the catalog number, either as a reissue or through differences in pressing plants.
32648 - 3/70 - Claude Gray - Cleanest Man In Cincinnati/Crazy Arms
32649 - 3/70 - Jimmy Wakely - Any Way You Want Me/That Silver Haired Daddy Of Mine [see note 3]
32650 - 3/70 - Saints - Welcome To My World/What Is She
32652 - 3/70 - Billy Parker - I Get A Happy Feelin'/If These Tears Could Talk
32655 - 3/70 - Sebastian - Now That It's Over/Elaine
32657 - 3/70 - Bobby Lord - You And Me Against The World/Something Real
32658 - 3/70 - Aldora Britton - The Hard Way/All Alone Again
32659 - 3/70 - Vincent Bell - Airport Love Theme/Marilyn's Theme
32661 - 4/70 - Conway Twitty - Hello Darlin'/Girl At The Bar
32663 - 4/70 - Pearly Gate - Daisey/What Do You Hear From Your Head
32664 - 4/70 - Matthews Southern Comfort - Colorado Springs Eternal/The Watch [see note 3]
32665 - 4/70 - Juarez - Lauderdale Rain/Donna From Mobile
32666 - 4/70 - Florence Henderson - What Do You Do When Love Dies/A Love Like Yours (Don't Come Knocking Every Day)
32667 - 4/70 - Earl Grant - Elizabethan Reggae (Elizabethan Serenade)/Grant's Pass
32668 - 4/70 - Jimmy Newman - Washington D.C./Be Proud Of Your Man
32670 - 4/70 - Who - The Seeker/Here For More
32671 - 5/70 - Jive Fyve - If You Let Me Make Love To You Then Why Can't I Touch You?/You Showed Me The Light Of Love
32673 - 5/70 - Bill Howard - Ninety-Nine Bottles Of Beer (On The Wall)/Lonesome Before My Time
32674 - 4/70 - Jimmy Martin - Arab Bounce/(I've Got My) Future On Ice
32675 - 5/70 - Brenda Lee - I Think I Love You Again/Hello Love
32676 - 5/70 - Rick Nelson - I Shall Be Released/If You Gotta Go, Go Now
32678 - 5/70 - Ronnie Dunlop - It Would Take A Lifetime To Explain/Don't Play Games With My Heart [see note 3]
32679 - 5/70 - Jerry Smith - Drivin' Home/Louisiana Blues [see note 4]
32680 - 5/70 - Listening To The Rain/Mid Night Angel
32681 - 5/70 - Ed Evanko - Let Her Go/Face Of A Clown
32682 - 5/70 - Montanas - Let's Get A Little Sentimental/Hey Diddle Diddle
32683 - 5/70 - Wilburn Brothers - (Sing Your Heart Out) Country Boy/Lilacs In Winter [see note 4]
32684 - 5/70 - Wilma Burgess - Lonely For You/I Don't See Me In Your Arms Anymore
32685 - 5/70 - Johnny Powell - Sugar Man/Stranger On A Train
32686 - 5/70 - Wellington Arrangement - Let The Good Times In/The Look On Your Face
32687 - 5/70 - Cuff Links - Robin's World/Lay A Little Love On Me [see note 4]
32688 - 5/70 - General Elektrik - Miami, F-L-A/Take A Step [see note 3]
32689 - 5/70 - Bill Anderson & Jan Howard - Someday We'll Be Together/Who's The Biggest Fool
32690 - 5/70 - Ernest Tubb - A Good Year For The Wine/Dear Judge
32691 - 5/70 - Lenny Dee - Rock Me Back To Little Rock/Sweet 'N Sassy
32692 - 6/70 - Leapy Lee - Green Green Trees/Tupelo Mississippi Flash [see note 3]
32693 - 6/70 - Loretta Lynn - You Wanna Give Me A Lift/What's The Bottle Done To My Baby
32694 - 2/70 - Webb Pierce - Merry-Go-Round World/Fool's Night Out [see note 4]
32695 - 6/70 - Vincent Bell - Nikki/Darling Lili
32696 - 6/70 - Don Fardon - Belfast Boy/Echoes Of The Cheers [see note 3]
32697 - 6/70 - Claude Gray - Everything Will Be Alright/Apartment No. 9
32698 - 6/70 - Peggy Sue - All American Husband/I'm Leaving The Bottle And You
32699 - 7/70 - Jack Greene - The Whole World Comes To Me/If This Is Love
32700 - 6/70 - Kitty Wells - Your Love Is All The Way/It's Written All Over Your Face
32701 - 7/70 - Early Train - Tomorrow Never Comes/It'll Come To Pass
32702 - 7/70 - Pufnstuf - Pufnstuf/Nonsense
32703 - 7/70 - Jeanne Pruett - King Size Bed/One Day Ahead Of My Tears
32705 - 7/70 - Bobby Wright - Hurry Home To Me/My Home Away From Home
32707 - 7/70 - Bill Phillips - Same Old Story, Same Old Lie/You Can't Love Me When I'm Gone
32708 - 7/70 - Who - Summertime Blues/Heaven And Hell
32709 - 7/70 - Murray Head - (Too Much) Heaven On Their Minds/Strange Thing (Mystifying)
32710 - 7/70 - Jay Lee Webb - Bloomin' Fools/If I Go On Livin' (It's Gonna Be The Death Of Me) [see note 4]
32711 - 7/70 - Rick Nelson - We Got Such A Long Way To Go/Look At Mary
32712 - 7/70 - Cheyenne Winter - Second Thoughts/Sit Awhile [see note 3]
32713 - 7/70 - Saints - Airport Love Theme (The Winds Of Chance)/Wouldn't That Be Something
32714 - 7/70 - Paul Raven - Goodbye Seattle/Wait For Me
32715 - 7/70 - Bert Kaempfert - Love Theme/Flight To Mecca
32717 - 7/70 - Marion Worth - Just Leave It Alone/If I Kiss You (Will You Go Away)
32718 - 8/70 - Bobby Lord - Wake Me Up Early In The Morning/Violets Are Red
32720 - 8/70 - Tony Mann - Alabama Song/That's Your Business Now [see notes 3, 7]
32721 - 8/70 - Crystal Gayle - I've Cried (The Blue Right Out Of My Eyes)/Sparklin' Look Of Love
32722 - 8/70 - Bill Howard - Love Looks Good On You/A Thing Like That
32723 - 8/70 - Irish Rovers - Years May Come, Years May Go/Two Little Boys [see note 3]
32724 - 8/70 - Midas Touch - Viva (Viva Tirado)/Color My World
32725 - 8/70 - Warner Mack - Live For The Good Times/Another Mountain To Climb
32726 - 9/70 - June Stearns - Tyin' Strings/Don't Trouble Trouble
32728 - 9/70 - Sandy Duncan - I Am A Woman (In A Man's World)//Hope Of The Future - Liberation Now
32729 - 9/70 - Who - See Me, Feel Me/Overture From Tommy
32730 - 9/70 - Jerry Smith - Steppin' Out/Closing Time
32731 - 9/70 - Jimmy Martin - Singing All Day And Dinner On The Ground/Help Your Brother
32733 - 9/70 - Michael McGinnis - Been A Long Time Comin'/You Keep On Smilin'
32735 - 9/70 - Jimmie Riddle - Yakety Eeeph/Wildwood Eeeph [see note 4]
32736 - 9/70 - Jive (Five) Fyve featuring Eugene Pitt - I Want You To Be My Baby/If I Had A Chance To Love You
32737 - 9/70 - Who - Young Man (Blues)/Substitute
32739 - 9/70 - Rick Nelson - How Long/Down Along The Bayou Country
32740 - 9/70 - Jimmy Newman - I'm Holding Your Memory (But He's Holding You)/It'll Take A Lot Of Love
32741 - 9/70 - Ormandy - Good Day/Sparrow's Corner [see notes 3, 8]
32742 - 9/70 - Conway Twitty - Fifteen Years Ago/Up Comes The Bottle (Down Goes The Man)
32743 - 10/70 - Jan Howard - The Soul You Never had/I Have Your Love
32744 - 10/70 - Bill Anderson - Where Have All Our Heroes Gone/Loving A Memory
32745 - 10/70 - Iron Brigade Quickstep - All That I Need/Midnite Soul
32746 - 10/70 - Osborne Brothers - No Good Son Of A Gun/My Old Kentucky Home (Turpentine And Dandelion Wine)
32747 - 10/70 - Carl Belew - Mary/The Fastest Man Alive
32748 - 10/70 - Bismarck - Drive On Driver/Travelin' Man
32749 - 10/70 - Loretta Lynn - Coal Miner's Daughter/The Man Of The House
32750 - 10/70 - Jimmy Martin & The Sunny Mountain Boys - Midnight Rambler/Between Fire And Water
32751 - 10/70 - Wellington Arrangement - Love/The World Needs Our Love
32752 - 10/70 - Aldora Britton - When A Woman Has A Baby/Feelin' The Need [see note 3]
32753 - 11/70 - Clyde McPhatter - Why Can't We Get Together/The Mixed Up Cup
32754 - 10/70 - Peggy Sue - Apron Strings/You're Leaving Me For Her Again
32755 - 10/70 - Jack Greene - Something Unseen/What's The Use
32756 - 10/70 - Leroy Van Dyke - Mister Professor/People Gonna Turn You Off
32757 - 10/70 - Jeannie Seely - Tell Me Again/What Kind Of Bird Is That
32758 - 11/70 - Louie Roberts - Ka-Lu-A/There Are No Strangers (Only Friends We Haven't Met)
32759 - 11/70 - Marsh - I Can Love You So Much Better/Trip, Tumble And Fall
32760 - 11/70 - Karen Wyman - I Don't Know How To Love Him/After You've Gone
32761 - 11/70 - Leland Scott - Share The Load/I'm Still Standing There [see note 3]
32762 - 11/70 - Webb Pierce - Showing His Dollar/The Way We Were Back Then
32763 - 11/70 - Kitty Wells - That Ain't A Woman's Way/I Love You
32764 - 11/70 - Brent Talbot - Tomorrow's Man To Be/Gotta Belong Somewhere
32765 - 11/70 - Willie Weatherly - Six Days On The Road/Come The Dawn
32766 - 11/70 - Terry Fischer - Put Your Hand In The Hand/You've Got To Be Willing
32767 - 11/70 - Wayne Kemp - Who'll Turn Out The Lights/Burn Another Honky Tonk Down [see note 4]
32768 - 11/70 - Cal Smith - That's What It's Like To Be Lonesome/The Only Girl In The Game
32769 - 11/70 - Jerry Smith - The Toy Piano/Papa Joe's Polka
32770 - 12/70 - Johnny Wright - Where The Heart Aches Hang Around/Something To Come Home To
32771 - 12/70 - Wilburn Brothers - Little Eyes That Look At Me/I've Gotta Hang My Hat Upon The Wind
32772 - 12/70 - Bert Kaempfert & His Orchestra - Sweet Caroline (Good Times Never Seemed So Good)/Something
32773 - 12/70 - McKendree Spring - Because It's Time/Oh Now My Friend
32774 - 11/70 - Matthews Southern Comfort - Woodstock/Ballad Of Obray Ramsey
32775 - 12/70 - Irish Rovers - The Marvelous Toy/Marika's Lullaby
(7)25700 Series: [see note 9]
725750 - 6/69 - Lenny Dee - Try A Little Tenderness/Help Yourself (Gli Occhi Miei)
725751 - 7/69 - Bill Haley & His Comets - The Green Door/Corrine, Corrina
725752 - 7/69 - Sammy Kaye & His Orchestra - Charley, My Boy/Hot Lips
725753 - 8/69 - Wayne King - (Why Do I Love You) Melody Of Love/Dream
725754 - 9/69 - Burl Ives - They Call The Wind Maria/I Talk To The Trees
725755 - 10/69 - Lenny Dee - Ruby, Don't Take Your Love To Town/Yesterday When I Was Young
1. Some copies of this single show the A-side as "You Don't Need Me For Anything Anymore".
2. Some copies of this single (and the promo) were released as Decca 32506, presumably in mono.
3. Possibly issued as a promo only.
4. A promo of this single is mono, but the commercial copy is stereo.
5. Both mono and stereo promos exist, but the commercial single is stereo.
6. The promo of 32653 and 32704 are mono, but we have not seen a commercial copy.
7. Both mono and stereo promos exist.
8. Ormandy was a Lansing, Michigan-based rock band. Band member Tom Cartmell was later in Bob Seger's Bullet Band as "Alto Reed."
9. The remaining releases in this series before 1971, 25756-25762, were mono.
Brunswick, like parent label Decca, did not mark their stereo singles except with a stereo code in the record number and the master number. These codes were a "7" in front of the respective numbers.
Singles up to and including 55407 were released in mono. The first stereo single was Lavern Baker's "I'm The One To Do It," released in April, 1969, on Brunswick 755408. Most of the singles after that were stereo.
During the last half of 1970, Brunswick used a label that was the same design, but rotated 90 degrees so the arrow pointed up instead of to the left. This label had a "STEREO" indication for stereo singles. The labels did not change at any given number, but were gradually introduced and intermixed with the old label design. Of the singles listed here, we have seen the new label on 55436, 55438, 55441 and 55443.
755408 - 4/69 - Lavern Baker - I'm The One To Do It/Baby|
755409 - 4/69 - Alvin Valentine - Sweet, Sweet Revenge/There Oughta Be A Law
755410 - 5/69 - Young-Holt Unlimited - Young And Holtful/Just A Melody
755411 - 5/69 - Frankie Coe - Little Bitty Pretty One/Once There Was A man
755412 - 5/69 - Barbara Acklin - A Raggedy Ride/Deven Days Of Night
755413 - 6/69 - Gene Chandler - Familiar Footsteps/Eleanor Rigby
755414 - 6/69 - Chi-Lites - Let Me Be The Man My Daddy Was/The Twelfth Of Never
755415 - 7/69 - Erma Franklin - Saving My Love For You/You've Been Cancelled
755416 - 7/69 - Artistics - Yesterday's Girl/Price Of Love
755417 - 7/69 - Young-Holt Unlimited - Straight Ahead/California Montage
755419 - 9/69 - Fred Hughes - Baby Boy/Who You Really Are
755420 - 9/69 - Young-Holt Unlimited - Horoscope/Soulful Samba
755421 - 10/69 - Barbara Acklin - After You/More Ways Than One
755422 - 10/69 - Chi-Lites - To Change My Love/I'm Gonna Make You Love Me
755423 - 10/69 - Jackie Wilson - (Why Don't You) Do Your Thing/With These Hands
755424 - 12/69 - Erma Franklin - It Could Have Been Me/I Just Don't Need You
755425 - 12/69 - Gene Chandler - This Bitter Earth/Suicide
755426 - 1/70 - Chi-Lites - 24 Hours Of Sadness/You're No Longer A Part Of My Heart
755429 - 2/70 - Willie Henderson & The Soul Explosions - Funky Chicken (Part 1)/Funky Chicken (Part 2)
755430 - 2/70 - Erma Franklin - Whispers (Gettin' Louder)/I Get The Sweetest Feeling
Note: At this point, the "7" before the catalog number is discontinued for stereo singles, but the "7" before the stereo master number remains.
55431 - 2/70 - Artistics - Just Another Heartache/Ain't It Strange (How People Change
55433 - 3/70 - Barbara Acklin - Someone Else's Arms/Is It Me [see note 2]
55435 - 4/70 - Jackie Wilson - Let This Be A Letter (To My Baby)/Didn't I
55436 - 5/70 - Lost Generation - The Sly, Slick, And The Wicked/You're So Young But You're So True [see note 3]
55437 - 5/70 - Tony Drake - Suddenly/It Hurts Me More [see note 4]
55438 - 6/70 - Chi-Lites - I Like Your Lovin (Do You Like Mine)/You're No Longer Part Of My Heart
55439 - 7/70 - Fred Hughes - I Understand/Oo Wee Baby I Love You
55441 - 10/70 - Lost Generation - Wait A Minute/Wasting Time
55443 - 12/70 - Jackie Wilson - (I Can Feel Those Vibrations) This Love Is Real/Love Uprising
1. The following singles are mono: 55418, 55427, 55428, 55434, 55440 and 55442.
2. Some commercial copies of 55433 are numbered 755433, as is the promo.
3. Some copies of 55436 are pressed with the new label with the arrow pointing up and the "STEREO" notation.
4. Possibly released as a promo only.
4 CORNERS OF THE WORLD|
The 4 Corners of the World label (usually referred to as just "4 Corners") was distributed by Kapp. They released singles from April, 1964, to June, 1968. They released just three singles in 1968, and none of them were stereo either in promotional copies or commercial copies.
Kapp put out very few stereo singles during 1968-70.
Kapp started 1968 with the black label with the "red hat" logo (top left). We have not found any commercial singles on this label to be labeled stereo. But some singles have the mono master numbers on the label yet play stereo. There is a report that the Unifics' "Beginning of My End" is pressed in stereo on Kapp K-957, but we have been unable to confirm this. Kapp's master lease of El Chicano's "Viva Tirado" [Kapp K-2085] is mono, but was issued in stereo on the original Gordo 703.
Kapp did issue some stereo promos for the "red hat" label, including Silver Apples' "You And I"/"Confusion" [Kapp KS-3-956], but we have not found a commercial copy of this single. Jack Jones' "Far Away" [Kapp K-964] was issued on a mono/stereo promo, but the commercial 45 was apparently mono. Other releases with stereo promos but mono commercial copies include Roger Williams' "Love Theme From La Strada'" [Kapp K-975], Jack Jones' "Mathilda" [Kapp K-2022], the Unifics' "Toshisumasu" [Kapp K-2026], Shani Wallis' "From Atlanta to Goodbye" [Kapp K-2044]. We have not seen a commercial copy of Dangerfield's "Zig Zag Man" [Kapp KS-2048], but the promo copy is stereo (center left).
Kapp started using the multicolor label (bottom left) in January, 1970, but still used the "red hat" label at some pressing plants as late as August, 1970. There were some actual commercial stereo singles in 1970 on the multicolor label, including the two by Albert Jones listed below.
K-957 - 11/68 - Unifics - The Beginning Of My End/Sentimental Man [see note 1]|
K-2100 - 8/70 - Albert Jones - It's Going To Be A Lovely Summer/Monkey Boogaloo
K-2112 - 10/70 - Albert Jones - Fifteen Cent Love/You Must Be A Blessing
1. The Unifics' "The Beginning Of My End" [Kapp K-957] is reported to play stereo, at least on some copies, although the label and dead wax show the mono master number (K 11488). Kapp used an "S" at the end of the master numbers to indicate a stereo master (so it would be K 11488 S for stereo, especially in the dead wax).
Congress Records started in 1962 as a subsidiary of Kapp. They released records until mid-1966, when Kapp discontinued the label, although they retained rights to the imprint and catalog. In 1967, Kapp was sold to MCA, who also obtained Congress in the deal. MCA decided in 1969 to resurrect the label, redesigning the label to look more modern.
The revived Congress label operated until mid-1970. In addition to a top-10 hit with the Flying Machine's "Smile a Little Smile For Me" in summer, 1969, Congress also had the distinction of releasing the first two Elton John singles in the US. These included "Lady Samantha" in March, 1970 [Congress C-6017], and "Border Song" [Congress C-6022] the next month. "Border Song" was the final single released on Congress, and the only one released on a stereo promo. There were no commercial stereo singles released.
Promotional stereo single:|
C-6022 - 4/70 - Elton John - Border Song (S/S)
MTA Records operated between 1966 and 1971. They were distributed by Decca/MCA.
Promotional stereo single:|
MTA 191 - 11/70 - Walter Raim Concept - Since You've Gone/Endless Possibilities [see note 1]
1. Possibly promo only.
Revue was part of Universal City Records (UNI), distributed by MCA. We found no stereo singles, either commercial or promotional, for this label.
Uni (Universal City Records) apparently put out one commercial stereo single during the 1968-70 period. Their foray into stereo was limited to that single and a few promotional singles. Stereo records were labeled "Compatible Stereo" and on the label before 1970 used the stereo master numbers starting with "CS" (e.g. "CS.240" vs. ".240" for mono).
Uni commercial stereo release:|
55116 - 3/69 - Hugh Masekela - A Long Ways From Home/Home Boy
Uni promo stereo releases, 1968-70:
55065-S - 5/68 - Neil Diamond - Brooklyn Roads (S/S) [see note 1]
55134 - 6/69 - Giant Crab - Cool It/Intensify My Soul [see note 2]
55243 - 7/70 - Paris - A Change Is Gonna Come (S)/A Change Is Gonna Come (M) [see note 1]
55254 - 9/70 - Society Of Seven - Sad Sweet Clown/Ten Cents In My Pocket [see note 2]
55260 - 10/70 - Barry Allen - Wednesday In Your Garden/If You Look Away [see note 2]
1. Commercial copies are mono.
2. May be promo only; we have not seen commercial copies of this.