Jack O’ Diamonds

Ruth “Miss Rhythm” Brown’s “Jack O’ Diamonds” was on the pop chart in June 1959.  Released on Atlantic 2026, the flip side was “I Can’t Hear A Word You Say.”

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Well, that’s it.  That’s all of the mid-1959 to mid-1960 78s I have for now.  If more late 78s are unearthed in the future, or if anyone has any more to contribute, I will try to add them in the future.  I never could find a picture of Bo Diddley’s “Crawdad” on 78, so if anyone has an image of that, or anything else good, please send it in.  Thanks for viewing.

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Papa Daddy

August 1959, Atlantic 2035, Ruth Brown, “Papa Daddy” b/w “I Don’t Know.”  Note that this was a Leiber-Stoller composition.  Can you imagine the royalty checks those two guys got every day in their mailbox?

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