Posts Tagged ‘45s’

African Rhythms, KFAI 08/27/15

August 27, 2015


New music from Owiny Sigoma BandPara One & the South African Youth Choir, Arturo O’Farrill & the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra plus a short stack of 45 RPM records and much more on today’s African Rhythms! Listen: via KFAI – 90.3 FM Minneapolis – 106.7 FM St. Paul.


EP cover: Donne-Moi Ma Chance

November 13, 2010

Sophia Loren on Barclay (France), early 60s.

silenta pop


EP cover: The Golden Cat

May 9, 2010

Josephine Siao on Pathé EMI (China), 1967.

from Soft Film: Vintage Chinese Cinema

45 cover: Ay, Ay, Ay Paloma

April 4, 2010

Ivo Robić on Polydor (Germany), 1960s.

source: letslookupandsmile

45 cover: Evet Mi?

March 14, 2010

Kamuran Akkor on Istanbul Plak (Turkey), late 60s.

image: Immoral Tales

45 @ 60

March 31, 2009


Today marks 60 years since the first 45 RPM record was released. “Texarkana Baby” by Eddy Arnold (RCA Victor) appeared on March 31, 1949.

(related posts: Reggae 45s part 1, Reggae 45s part 2)

Reggae 45s, part 2

November 1, 2008

From various eBay auctions. (Related post: Reggae 45s part 1)

Reggae 45s, part 1

October 27, 2008

These beauties are from current eBay auctions and include Jamaican, British, and US pressings. For much, much more eye candy be sure to check out the great site Jamaican Label Art. (Related post: Reggae 45s part 2)

Ethiopians: I’m A Pirate

October 2, 2008

What’s more mesmerising than watching a record spin on a turntable? When it’s pumping out sublime sound like this gorgeous Treasure Isle rocksteady 45.