Was this custom pressing only or contract mastering as well as pressing? If mastering was involved,
where did they do it?
-- Tom Fine
----- Original Message -----
From: "David Lewis" <[log in to unmask]>
To: <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Thursday, August 26, 2010 12:17 PM
Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Chicago's Oriole Records #110
> Me three. I'm particularly interested in the Chicago and or Indianapolis
> Custom Divisions, as Homer Rodeheaver had the later Rainbow Records series
> handled through either one or both of these plants.
> Uncle Dave Lewis
> South Lebanon, OH
> On Thu, Aug 26, 2010 at 11:58 AM, Steven Smolian <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> Interesting. The matrix numbers of both cited items indicate RCA custom
>> Though it's not likely, is it possible that the RCA custom correspondence
>> files still exist? It would have data on a host of small companies that
>> pressed with them.
>> Steve Smolian
>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Doug Henkle" <[log in to unmask]>
>> To: <[log in to unmask]>
>> Sent: Thursday, August 26, 2010 10:48 AM
>> Subject: [ARSCLIST] Chicago's Oriole Records #110
>>> As part of the scanning I've been doing of my Wisconsin collection
>>> since January, I just did the above 78.
>>> "Imprimatur: MOYSES E. KILEY, Archeipiscorpus Milwaukinesis, Milwakiae,
>>> die 2 Julii, 1946."
>>> Can anyone translate this? Is this the recording date, the release
>>> date, or something else? The 78 and its jacket have no other date on them.
>>> The jacket is not cardboard, but a heavy paper sleeve with a back flap that
>>> was probably originally tucked in and not glued. There is no sign that the
>>> flap was originally outside and sealed with tape.
>>> Oriole Records Corporation, 2134 S. Wabash Ave., Chicago 17, IL
>>> St. Joseph Convent Choir recorded at Alverno College, Milwaukee, WI,
>>> with narration on side 1 by Jim Ameche
>>> Queen of Our Country / Our Lady of the Rosary
>>> 110-A / 110-B, E1-QB-13152 / E1-QB-13153
>>> A Google search for "Oriole Records Corporation" results only in an ad
>>> on p. 36 of the Google book for the 9-23-1950, Vol. 62, No. 38 issue of "The
>>> Billboard". That's where I found its street address.
>>> However, an "Oriole Records" search finds Wikipedia pages for labels in
>>> the US and in the UK, but not the one in Chicago. The "Jack Staulcup
>>> Orchestra" page mentions "Oriole Records in Chicago", but Wikipedia has no
>>> page for it. What were the founded and closed dates for this third label
>>> with the same name.
>>> I have been told that every 78 that ever existed has been documented
>>> somewhere on-line and/or in print. I can't find it on the Web. Where in
>>> print is the discography that lists this 78, and hopefully every other
>>> recording ever made at Alverno College? The only other one I have is
>>> Mag-Na-Craft M80P-9177/8, "Organ Noel", an undated LP by Sister M.
>>> Theophane, O.S.F., Director of Music at Alverno.
>>> PS: A work in progress, neither of these titles are installed on my site
>>> Doug Henkle - mailto:[log in to unmask]
>>> P.O. Box 1447, Oshkosh, WI 54903-1447
>>> All Labelographies created so far: