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From: "Roger Kulp" <[log in to unmask]>
>I saw somewhere that most US labels stopped pressing 78s in August (?) of
>1958.I have four US pressed 78s from 1960.These are all R&B hits on
>Ace,Gone,and Atlantic.I read somewhere else,Goldmine perhaps,that some
>independent labels were still pressing 78s for jukebox operators too
>stubborn to switch to them newfangled 45s.That they were doing this into
>1961,and only pressed up a few dozen of these titles on 78.
Indeed, a few labels DID continue pressing 78's into 1960; I have personally
seen Atlantic and Chess 78's from that year. No idea whether these were
for jukeboxes...or for customers who didn't yet own 45 players?
Steven C. Barr