45 Mania, August 2010!

9-27-10


45 Mania, August 2010!

I had a real run of good luck finding 45’s in August, 2010.  The Albert Brooks promo-only 45 had been on my want list for decades.  Never saw a Fleetwood Mac “Oh Well” 45 before.  Never saw a 45 from Al Kooper “Super Session” before!  Live and learn!

ALANSKI, JAY – ROCK ‘N’ ROLL QUI DANSE, VOGUE FR 7” W/PS ’79 writer / producer of Lio

ALPERT, HERB – TO WAIT FOR LOVE, A&M US 7″ W/PS promo; a Herb Alpert solo 45, no T.J.B. here!

ALPERT, HERB / TIJUANA BRASS – ZAZUEIRA, A&M US 7″ W/PS promo

BROOKS, ALBERT – WISHING YOU AN ALBERT BROOKS XMAS, ASYLUM US 7″ W/PS ’74 promo-only

COASTERS, THE – ALONG CAME JONES, ATCO US 7”

COASTERS, THE – CHARLIE BROWN, ATCO US 7”

COASTERS, THE – DOWN IN MEXICO, ATCO US 7”

COASTERS, THE – POISON IVY, ATCO US 7”

COASTERS, THE – RUN RED RUN, ATCO US 7” promo

COASTERS, THE – SEARCHIN’, ATCO US 7”

CREAM – I FEEL FREE / N.S.U., ATCO US 7” either 1st or 2nd US Cream 45

ENO, BRIAN – LION SLEEPS TONIGHT, ISLAND US 7″ promo; same song both sides, unfortunately

FAME, GEORGIE – BALLAD OF BONNIE & CLYDE, EPIC US 7″ promo

FLEETWOOD MAC – OH WELL (Part 1), REPRISE US 7” promo; short version!

GREENFIELD & COOK – ONLY LIES, POLYDOR NL 7” W/PS Dutch artist

HARVEY BAND, Sensational ALEX – GAMBLIN’ BAR ROOM BLUES, VERTIGO UK 7” in a Vertigo label sleeve

HOT CHOCOLATE – LOVE IS LIFE / PRETTY GIRLS, RAK UK 7″ debut RAK label 45 for H.C. – their first single had been on Apple

HUMAN LEAGUE – BEING BOILED / CIRCUS OF DEATH, FAST UK 7″ W/PS ’78 original issue, B&W labels

JONES, GRACE – I NEED A MAN / NIPPLE TO THE BOTTLE, ISLAND US 7″ re-issue ’85 – A-Side is from ’77, B-Side is from ’82

JONES, TOM – DAUGHTER OF DARKNESS, PARROT US 7″ promo, mono / stereo

JONES, TOM – HELP YOURSELF / DAY BY DAY, PARROT US 7″ promo

KOOPER, AL – YOU NEVER KNOW WHO YOUR FRIENDS ARE, COLUMBIA US 7” W/PS promo

KOOPER, AL / BLOOMFIELD / STILLS – ALBERT’S SHUFFLE, COLUMBIA US 7” promo; B-Side is edited “Season Of The Witch” – a “Super Session” 45!

LOTHAR & THE HAND PEOPLE – YES, I LOVE YOU, CAPITOL US 7” promo; 2nd album single

MATTHEWS SOUTHERN COMFORT – WOODSTOCK / SCION, UNI UK 7″ ’70

MENTAL AS ANYTHING – NIPS ARE GETTING BIGGER, VIRGIN UK 7” W/PS debut 45 in England, their 2nd over-all 45

SEVILLE, DAVID & THE CHIPMUNKS – WITCH DOCTOR, LIBERTY US 7″ original

SIMON & GARFUNKEL – BIG BRIGHT GREEN PLEASURE MACHINE, COLUMBIA US 7″ their first fast ‘rock’ single

SNIPS – WAITING FOR TONIGHT, JET UK 7″ W/PS green vinyl ’78 Steve Lillywhite, prod

V.A. – HISTORY OF RHYTHM & BLUES, ATLANTIC US 7″ EP W/PS ’69 promo-only, 1-sided – short snippets of various Atlantic R&B hits, The Coasters etc.

WILSON, FLIP – YOU DEVIL YOU, ATLANTIC US 7″ EP W/PS promo-only; comedy

–          Ron

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2 Responses to 45 Mania, August 2010!

  1. David Z says:

    So, what was the verdict on Mr. Brooks’ Xmas single?

  2. David Z says:

    Oops. Shoulda checked the little boxes below…

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