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Rip It Up/Baby Let's Play House

HMV POP 305 (78 rpm)

Track Listing:

Side 1:

1. Rip It Up

Side 2:

1. Baby Let's Play House

Released: March 7, 1957:

Sound Format: mono

UK Single No. (09)

HMV's latest single paired an original Little Richard song with an older Sun recording. The A-side was taken from Elvis' second album, "Rock 'n' Roll No. 2" (HMV CLP 1105), The B-side "Baby Let's Play House" was written by Arthur Gunther.

NOTE: This single was issued using the matrix number G2/F2WW, part of the RCA system.

(F2 = 1955) (G2 = 1956)

Side 1: G2WW 4932     Side 2: F2WW 8046

POP 305 (45rpm)

(Sleeve Variation 1 - Front)

Type 1:

This sleeve was white with black printing.

 

"HIS MASTER'S VOICE" (Stamped Top Centre)

Greatest Artists - Finest Recording (Under The Centre Hole)

The HMV logo, located at the bottom-left of the sleeve, contained a picture of a dog, 'Nipper' listening to a gramophone with the words "His Master's Voice" underneath, Under the logo.

78 R.P.M. RECORD (To The Right)

(Sleeve Variation 1 - Rear)

"HIS MASTER'S VOICE"

records are great favourites

why not add these to your collection? (Stamped Top Centre)

 

(Various Artists Promoted Throughout the Sleeve)

GIVE RECORD TOKENS ...

they solve all your gift problems (Under The Centre Hole)

Distributing Organisation for Great Britain     

THE GRAMOPHONE COMPANY LIMITED          

                     RECORD DIVISION                            

8-11 GREAT CASTLE STREET, LONDON, W.1  (Left Side)    

 

The HMV logo, located at the bottom-centre of the sleeve, contained a picture of a dog, 'Nipper' listening to a gramophone with the words "His Master's Voice" underneath, Under the logo.   

Export Distributing Organisation

E.M.I.    INTERNATIONAL     LIMITED

 HAYES     MIDDLESEX     ENGLAND

Made and Printed in Great Britain (Right Side)

(Sleeve Variation 2 - Front)

Type 2:

This sleeve was red & white with white printing,

"HIS MASTER'S VOICE" (Bold White Capitals)

For The Tops in Pops (Top Centre)

Main Graphic: Illustrations of people dancing (Both Sides)

The HMV logo, located at the bottom-centre of the sleeve, contained a picture of a dog, 'Nipper' listening to a gramophone with the words "HIS MASTER'S VOICE" underneath.

 

78 R.P.M RECORD (Either Side Of Logo)

(Sleeve Variation 2 - Rear)

This sleeve was red & white with white printing,

"His Master's Voice" (Bold Red Italics)

For The Tops in Pops (Top Centre)

Main Body Text: Promoting of other HMV artists.

Distributing Organisation for Great Britain

THE GRAMOPHONE COMPANY LIMITED

RECORD DIVISION

8-11 GREAT CASTLE STREET, LONDON, W.1 (Bottom Left of Sleeve)

The HMV logo, located at the bottom-left of the sleeve, contained a picture of a dog, 'Nipper' listening to a gramophone with the words "HIS MASTER'S VOICE" underneath.

Export Distributing Organisation

E.M.I. INTERNATIONAL LIMITED

HAYES. MIDDLESEX. ENGLAND

Made and Printed in Great Britain (Bottom Right of Sleeve)

(Test Pressing/Factory Sample/Demo/Promo)

(Factory Sample - Side 1)

(Factory Sample - Side 2)

(Blue Label, HMV Logo, White Lettering, Solid Centre)

(Variation 1 - Side 1)

(Blue Label)

HIS MASTER'S VOICE (White Lettering)

(Solid Centre)
(1957 Pressing)
(Mono)

Macmelodies, World Music

Mecolico

(Bottom of Label)

(Variation 1 - Side 2)

RT Tax Code

POP. 305

Aberbach, Mecolico

NCB
(Bottom of Label)

UK Chart Information:

This single entered the UK charts on March 14, 1957, peaking at no. 27.

Chart Run: (1 Week)

14/03/1957 - 27

Information: www.officialcharts.com

Recording Information:

Rip It Up

(September 3, 1956: Radio Recorders, Studio 1, Hollywood, California)

Baby, Let's Play House

(January 30 - February 4, 1955: Sun Studios, Memphis, Tennessee)

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