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   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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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-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-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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