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Disc Recording - Festival Records, 'Andy Stewart Sings...', Andy Stewart, circa 1960 Audiovisual Reg. No: HT 17473

Summary:
45 rpm double sided disk recording of "The Summer Road", composed by Stewart-Grant and three other songs, performed by Andy Stewart. Original recording by Top Rank Records, England. Manufactured in Australia by Festival Records.

Catalogue Number: TRX-10,116.
Description:
Paper card sleeve, front with colour photograph of Andy Stewart and text with green, red, yellow and white inks. Reverse, printed text in purple inks, detailing contents of recording. Handwritten text, blue ink.
Disc recording made of circular black plastic disc with concentric groove on front and reverse. Circular hole cut in centre of disc. Circular paper label around central hole. Label printed with maroon and silver inks.
Disc held within transparent plastic sleeve.
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 180 mm (Height), 180 mm (Width)
Dimension Comment: Dimensions are for the sleeve with all contents inside.

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Tagged with: national costumes, national identity, music, scottish cultural activities, singing, records, kilts, tartan
Themes this item is part of: Information & Communication Collection, Clothing & Textiles Collection, Cultural Diversity Collection
Primary Classification: MUSIC & MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS
Secondary Classification: Playback Media - Analogue
Tertiary Classification: disc recordings
Inscriptions: Card sleeve, front, "ANDY / STEWART / SINGS"" and associated details of recording.
Card sleeve, reverse, "Original Recording by TOP RANK RECORDS, England" and associated text describing the content and details of the recording.
Disc recording central label, front, "TOP / RANK / INTERNATIONAL / 45 R.P.M." and text describing details of the recording.
Disc recording central label, reverse, "TOP / RANK / INTERNATIONAL / 45 R.P.M." and text describing details of the recording.
Format: Gramophone Disc; 45 RPM x 7-inch Single
Producer: Top Rank, England, Great Britain, circa 1960

In the late 1950s, Rank set up Rank Records Ltd. (the record label was named Top Rank) and Jaro Records (a jazz subsidiary). In 1961, Top Rank was taken over by EMI, and in 1962 they replaced it with Stateside Records.
Manufacturer: Festival Records, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, circa 1960
References: Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rank_Organisation accessed 17 November 2011

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