RCA Half Track MONO Tapes 1954 - 1957    |    RCA 2-Track Tapes 1954 - 1956    |    RCA 2-Track Tapes 1957 - 1959


   CLASSICAL series   |   POPULAR series
  

RCA Victor POPULAR Pre-Recorded Monophonic Half Track High Fidelity
and "New Orthophonic" High Fidelity Reel-to-Reel tapes 1954-57

 

TP-2 / BP-2   George Melachrino - The Melachrino Strings
Music for Relaxation (June 1954)

 

Popular series. Recorded in London, UK. This is a 5" reel. Charles D
Sigsbee's review is from the August 1955 edition of Tape Recording Magazine.

 

TP-3 / BP-3   Al Goodman and His Orchestra
Music from Hollywood - Theme Music from Great Motion Pictures (1955)

 

1957 edition, 7" tape box with picture cover and liner notes on reverse.

 

TP-4 / CP-4   The Sauter-Finegan Orchestra
Inside Sauter-Finegan (June 1954)

 

Popular series. Recorded February 24-26, 1954 in New York. This is a 7" reel.
Charles D Sigsbee's review is from the June 1955 edition of Tape Recording Magazine.

 

1957 edition, 7" tape box with picture cover and liner notes on reverse.

 

CP-5   Hugo Winterhalter and his Orchestra
The Great Music Themes of Television (August 1955)

Popular series. This is a 7" reel.

 

1957 edition, 7" tape box with picture cover and liner notes on reverse.

 

BP-7   The Three Suns with String Orchestra
Soft and Sweet (August 1955)

 

Popular series. 1957 edition tape box with picture cover and liner notes on reverse.

 

CP-10   Harry Belafonte
Belafonte (1956)

 

Popular series. 1957 edition tape box with picture cover and liner notes on reverse.

 

BP-12   Perry Como with Mitchell Ayres and His Orchestra and the Ray Charles Singers
So Smooth (1956)

 

Popular series. 1957 edition tape box with picture cover and liner notes on reverse.

 

AP-15   Eddie Fisher with Hugo Winterhalter and His Orchestra
I Love You (1956)

 

Popular series. 1957 edition tape box with picture cover and liner notes on reverse.

 

AP-17   The Voices of Walter Schumann
Flirtation Walk (1956)

 

Popular series. 1957 edition tape box with picture cover and liner notes on reverse.

 

BP-18   The Cities Service Band of America - Paul Lavalle
Lavalle at Work (1956)

 

Popular series. 1957 edition tape box with picture cover and liner notes on reverse.

 

BP-23   Lena Horne with Lennie Hayton and His Orchestra
It's Love (1956)

 

Popular series. 1957 edition tape box with picture cover and liner notes on reverse.

 

CP-25   The Three Suns with Orchestra
High Fi and Wide (1957)

 

Popular series. With orchestra conducted by Marty Gold and Sid Ramin.

 

BP-27   Al Nevins and his Orchestra
Escapade in Sound (1956)

 

Popular series. 1957 edition tape box with picture cover and liner notes on reverse.

 

CP-28   David Broekman and his Orchestra
Music from Wide Wide World (1956)

Popular series. This is a 7" reel.

 

AP-29   The Ames Brothers
Exactly Like You (1956)

 

Popular series. With Joe Riesman and His Orchestra.

 

AP-30   George Melachrino - The Melachrino Orchestra
Music for Daydreaming (1956)

Popular series. Recorded in London, UK. This is a 5" reel.

 

AP-31   Frankie Carle
Frankie Carle's Finest (1957)

 

First and only edition. Popular series.

 

BP-36   Joe Riesman and his Orchestra and Chorus
Walt Disney Song Carousel (1956)

Popular series. This is a 5" reel.

 

BP-37   Coleman Hawkins with Billy Byers and His Orchestra
The Hawk in Hi Fi (1956)

Recorded in NYC on January 17, 18 and 20, 1956. This is a 5" reel.

 

AP-38   Henri René and His Orchestra
Perfect for dancing - Waltzes (1956)

 

Popular series. Produced and prepared under the direction of the Fred Astaire Studios.

 

BP-45   Armando and His Orchestra
One Night in Venice (1957)

 

Popular series, blue label.

 

BP-48   Harry Belafonte
Calypso (1957)

 

Recorded August 18, October 20 and November 9, 1955 in the Manhattan Center, NYC. Also released in 1956 on LPM-1248,
which was RCA Victor's first ever million-selling LP. Features Tony Scott and His Orchestra and Millard Thomas on guitar.

 

BP-53   Pablo Beltrán and His Orchestra
Dust on the Moon (April 1957)

 

First and only edition. Popular series, blue label.

 

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