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Mon Apr 11 13:18:13 PDT 2011

with LP size labels.  Leadout spirals end in a concentric groove like a
typical modern LP.  Labels are purple for the sides with the hit versions,
and some kind of black with silver print for the outtake sides.

On Fri, Apr 22, 2011 at 4:54 PM, agp <agp2176 at> wrote:

> At 15:07 22/04/2011, DB wrote:
> >I just received my copies of "Good Vibrations" on 78 and although
> >it's spinning
> >in shining splendour on my Credenza, I thought I should find out some
> >information before I lower the arm onto it.
> >
> >1 What size stylus do I use to play it?
> I think it is microgroove
> >2 It supposedly had a run of 5,000 but one of mine is numbered
> >6965?  (I know,
> >that doesn't sound like a question.)
> I hear there is going to be a convention in LA of everyone having
> that particular number. Seriously, I wonder if they randomised the
> numbers so as to make it difficult to get the lowest number -- as in
> the Beatles' White Album -- Serial Number 1
> >3 Why in the world does it say on the label "Vocal group with Theremin"?
> Somehow this sounds like retro-sillies. I'm surprised it doesn't also
> say 'Foxtrot' or 'Jaunty Two Step' a la non-contemporary 78s.
> I am curious about the actual disc configuration. For example, What
> size and style label did they use -- lp size or 10 inch size. If they
> used a 78/ 10-inch style label, is the landing area for the label
> larger than the label (lp size).
> Also -- what style label did they use .. Capitol Orange/ Yellow swirl
> as was used on the 45, a rainbow as was used on Capitol lps at that
> time and later on 45s, a retro purple currently used on Capitol 45s,
> or 78 rpm era purple -- or even black
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