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Wednesday, October 01, 2008

Atco Records 33-000 series


10-1-08 Atco Records 33-000 series


Ever since I was a youngster, I have been ‘fascinated’ by the Atco Records 33-000 numerical sequence. Here’s a list of some of them that I have collected.


Mono LP’s:


33-101 COASTERS, THE COASTERS, THE

33-103 VARIOUS ARTISTS ROCKIN' TOGETHER

33-117 CAIOLA, AL MUSIC FOR SPACE SQUIRRELS

33-118 VARIOUS ARTISTS GOOD OLD FIFTIES, THE

33-130 INGMAN, JORGEN APACHE

33-138 DARIN, BOBBY TWIST WITH BOBBY DARIN

33-143 VARIOUS ARTISTS GREAT GROUP GOODIES, THE

33-144 BILK, ACKER ABOVE THE STARS

33-148 FABRIC, BENT ALLEY CAT

33-159 VARIOUS ARTISTS APOLLO SATURDAY NIGHT

33-162 NINO AND APRIL SING THE GREAT SONGS

33-163 YOUNG, LEON / STRING CHORALE LIVERPOOL SOUND FOR STRINGS

33-183 SONNY & CHER WONDROUS WORLD OF, THE

33-187 ELLIS, RAY BIG HITS FOR SWINGERS

33-191 CHALPIN, SAM MY FATHER, THE POP SINGER (comedy)

33-192 SCHAFER, KERMIT L. B. J. ROAST (comedy)

33-195 BORLY & HIS PERCUSSIONS, CLYDE MUSIC IN 5 DIMENSIONS

33-200 BUFFALO SPRINGFIELD BUFFALO SPRINGFIELD (1st) (alt. vers.)

33-202 FABRIC, BENT OPERATION LOVEBIRDS

33-206 CREAM FRESH CREAM

33-207 CHICKENMAN BEST OF (comedy)

33-208 SANKEY, TOM GOLDEN SCREW, THE

33-213 TYSON, CLAY STRAIGHT FROM THE HORSE'S MOUTH (comedy)

33-241 STRING-A-LONGS, THE WIDE WORLD HITS promo

33-304 BLIND FAITH BLIND FAITH promo


Stereo LP’s:


SD 33-111 COASTERS, THE GREATEST HITS

SD 33-123 COASTERS, THE ONE BY ONE

SD 33-129 BILK, ACKER STRANGER ON THE SHORE

SD 33-135 COASTERS, THE COAST ALONG WITH THE COASTERS

SD 33-147 BLOCH, RENE MR. LATIN

SD 33-155 FABRIC, BENT HAPPY PUPPY, THE

SD 33-164 FABRIC, BENT ORGAN GRINDER'S SWING

SD 33-170 BILK, ACKER GREAT THEMES FROM GREAT FOREIGN FILMS

SD 33-173 FABRIC, BENT DRUNKEN PENGUIN, THE

SD 33-175 BILK, ACKER / BENT FABRIC TOGETHER!

SD 33-200-A BUFFALO SPRINGFIELD BUFFALO SPRINGFIELD (1st)

SD 33-206 CREAM FRESH CREAM

SD 33-208 SANKEY, TOM GOLDEN SCREW, THE

SD 33-212 LEWIS, ROBERT Q. I'M JUST WILD ABOUT VAUDEVILLE

SD 33-227 IRON BUTTERFLY HEAVY

SD 33-228 O.S.T. LONG DUEL, THE

SD 33-229 BONO, SONNY INNER VIEWS

SD 33-232 CREAM DISRAELI GEARS

SD 33-233 BEE GEES HORIZONTAL

SD 33-242 McCORMICK, PAT TELLS IT LIKE IT IS (comedy)

SD 33-251 RENO, JACK MEET JACK RENO

SD 33-253 BEE GEES IDEA

SD 33-261 REDDING, OTIS HISTORY OF OTIS REDDING

SD 33-262 SHEPHERD SINGERS, BILL AURORA (Beegees cover versions)

SD 33-280 IRON BUTTERFLY BALL

SD 33-291 CREAM BEST OF

SD 33-299 POURCEL, FRANCK AQUARIUS

SD 33-308 ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND

SD 33-311 GREAVES, R. B. R. B. GREAVES

SD 33-312 NEW YORK ROCK & ROLL ENSEMBLE REFLECTIONS

SD 33-326 DELANEY & BONNIE ON TOUR

SD 33-342 ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND IDLEWILD SOUTH

SD 33-343 BAKER'S AIRFORCE, GINGER AIR FORCE 2

SD 33-354 BLACK OAK ARKANSAS BLACK OAK ARKANSAS

SD 33-378 HASKELL, GORDON IT IS AND IT ISN'T


There are, of course, many other numbering series’ on Atco – but this series was somehow always special to me. To this very day, I keep my eyes open for ‘old Atco’ titles that I have never seen before. My most recent acquisition was the 1967 Robert Q. Lewis LP, “I’m Just Wild About Vaudeville” (SD 33-212).


In the late 60’s, I was getting LP’s by Cream and the Bee Gees. In these LP’s, there were nifty inner-sleeves that had photos of other Atco LP’s; so, I kept my eyes open for “Chickenman”, Clyde Borly, Tom Sankey, The Leon Young String Chorale, Robert Q. Lewis etc.


- Ron




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4 Comments:

Anonymous Jim Donato said...

Ron:

You have the "collector's sickness" but bad! As much as I recognize I have it too, there have only been two labels I've wanted to fully do: Compact and ZTT. And really, only the first 5 years of ZTT. I am thinking of consolidating my collections of these two and issuing devastating REVO boxed sets of the result. But lots of the Compact Label remains haaaaaaaard to get, and I could go broke getting every last thing from ZTT.

I also saw those inner sleeve ads as a child; they even resonated with me, but it never occurred to me that I needed all of those records.

8:33 AM  
Blogger Brian Ware said...

I just remember staring at the "Disraeli Gears" inner sleeve and wondering what in the hell Dr. John's "Gris Gris" sounded like considering how he looked on that cover, and I seem to remember being pretty interested in April Stevens's cleavage as well.

7:36 PM  
Blogger Ron Kane said...

I wondered about Chickenman; took me 5-7 years (an eternity in the 70's) to ever see a copy. Now I have 3 x of them. Clyde Borly took a few years longer; still never seen a stereo copy. Ad infinitum!

9:11 PM  
Blogger Ron Kane said...

P.S. This was the 500th blog on The Ron Kane Files!!

9:15 PM  

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