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----- Original Message ----- 
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 
meant
for jukeboxes...or for customers who didn't yet own 45 players?

Steven C. Barr