78 rpm records from 1960

So, let’s recap the American 78 records from 1960 (sans budget label cover versions and non-English records):

1. January 1960 – “Shake A Hand” b/w “Manana” by Lavern Baker (Atlantic 20482)
2. January 1960 – “Goodbye Kansas City” b/w “1960″ by Wilbert Harrison (Fury 1028)
3. January 1960 – “Belinda Marie” b/w “Dangerous Woman” by Little Junior Parker (Duke 315)
4. January 1960 – “Too Pooped To Pop” b/w “Let It Rock” by Chuck Berry (Chess 1747)
5. January 1960 – “I Feel So Good” b/w “When I Get To Thinking” by Muddy Waters (Chess 1748)
6. January 1960 – “Buzz Me Babe” b/w “Late Last Night” by Slim Harpo (Excello 2171)
7. January 1960 – “Precious Lord Part 1” b/w “Precious Lord Part 2” by Aretha Franklin (Checker 941)
8. January 1960 – “The Goat” b/w “It’s Sad To Be Alone” by Sonny Boy Williamson (Checker 943)
9. January 1960 – “I’ll Go Crazy” b/w “I Know It’s True” by Jame Brown (Federal 12369)
10. February 1960 – “Little By Little” b/w “Come On In This House” by Junior Wells (Profile 4011)
11. February 1960 – “Who’s Been Talking” b/w “Tell Me” by Howlin’ Wolf (Chess 1750)
12. February 1960 -“Ah’w Baby” b/w “I Had My Fun” by Little Walter (Checker 945)
13. February 1960 -“Why Should I Cry” b/w “My True Life” by Leroy Washington (Excello 2172)
14. March 1960 – “Make My Dreams Come True” b/w “Bobby’s Rock” by Elmore James (Fire 1011)
15. March 1960 – “The Next Time” b/w “You’re On My Mind” by Little Junior Parker (Duke 317)
16. March 1960 – “So Many Roads, So Many Trains” b/w “I’m Satisfied” by Otis Rush (Chess 1751)
17. March 1960 – “Trying To Make A Living” by Bobby Saxton b/w “Dynamite” by Earl Hooker (Checker 947)
18. March 1960 – “Tom Cat Blues” b/w “Bed Bug Blues” by Lightinin Slim (Excello 2173)
19. April 1960 – “I’m Your Doctor” b/w “Read Way Back” by Muddy Waters (Chess 1752)
20. April 1960 – “First Time I Met The Blues” b/w “I Got My Eyes On You” by Buddy Guy (Chess 1753)
21. April 1960 – “Crawdad” b/w “Walkin’ and Talkin'” by Bo Diddley (Checker 951)
22.April 1960 – “Coming Home” b/w “Have You Changed Your Mind” by Lowel (sic) Fulson (Checker 952)
23. April 1960 – “The Sky Is Crying” b/w “Held My Baby Last Night” by Elmore James (Fire 1016)
24. April 1960 – “Can’t Stay Away Part 1” b/w “Can’t Stay Away Part 2” by Tarheel Slim & Little Ann (Fire 1017)
25. April 1960 – “The Madison Shuffle” b/w “John Henry (The Steel Driving Man)” by Buster Brown (Fire 1020)
26. May 1960 – “Jesus I’m Waiting” b/w “We’re Working Hard” by the Highway Q C’s (Vee-Jay 887)
27. May 1960 – “Found Love” b/w “Where Can You Be” by Jimmy Reed (Vee-Jay 347)
28. May 1960 – “No Shoes” b/w “Solid Sender” by John Lee Hooker (Vee-Jay 349)
29. June 1960 – “Mule Skinners Blues” b/w “Cool Water” by Red Allen (Frontier 601)
30. June 1960 – “Forever I’ll Be Yours” b/w “Anything For You” by Tarheel Slim & Little Ann (Fire 1021)
31. June 1960 – “There Is Something On Your Mind Part 1” b/w “There Is Something On Your Mind Part 2” by Bobby Marchan (Fire 1022)
32. July 1960 – “Miss You” b/w “Let Me Believe In You” by Roscoe Shelton (Excello 2181)
33. August 1960 – “That’s Just Alright” b/w “I’ll Learn To Love Again” by Little Junior Parker (Duke 326)
34. September 1960-“Cry Cry Cry” b/w “I’ve Been Wrong So Long” by Bobby Bland (Duke 327)

2 thoughts on “78 rpm records from 1960”

  1. Don’t forget, Barrett Strong, “Money (That’s All I Want) on Anna in March 1960 and The Flamingos, “I Only Have Eyes For You.”

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  2. I found a copy of Chuck Berry’s Too Pooped to Pop at an estate sale here in WNY a few years ago. It was with maybe 20 45s from that era, but NO OTHER 78s! I’d love to know how it got there!

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