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Originally issued in mono only. The cover graphics were almost the same except SP has a black and white oval with Specialty in script in the upper right corner.
A blue label with silver printing is rumored but has not been confirmed. Dark red label with silver print on black vinyl also exists. The photo above is of the back of Aladdin LP It has a listing for the forthcoming Aladdin albums from through George Moonoogian stated in a Goldmine article that when he tried to order Aladdin and in , he was told that the albums were "unavailable".
That, and the fact that in 40 years of record collecting we have never seen a copy of , , , , or ever listed for sale means they were probably unreleased. LP - Lights Out - Ike Carpenter [unissued] This album is listed in a discography on the back of earlier Aladdin issues, but was not released on Aladdin.
It was a reissue of the album on Intro LP with some additional tracks. It was reissued with this expanded track list as Score SLP By , Crown seemed to be doing well, and the Biharis reconsidered, and started a new series of albums on the Modern label. Unlike the previous series, which were high quality recordings of original jazz, blues, and rock and roll, the "new" modern became a clone of Crown Records, shabby packaging and all.
Even the record labels were lookalikes to the Crown labels. Beginning in , they released a short series of three albums by Otto Cesana in the Music By Cesana series featuring gold covers. By the time the third was issued, in , Modern was nearing bankruptcy, although the other Bihari labels like Crown and Kent were doing fine. Modern started another new series in , featuring Little Richard, the Ikettes, and the Mexicali Brass a Tijuana Brass knockoff that had been selling well for Crown.
This, unfortunately, did not put the label back on its feet, so the albums stopped about and the label ultimately folded. The masters, however, were now owned by Crown, so there was little left of the company by the time bankruptcy set in. The label on the Modern inch series far left is black with silver print. The label on the inch series is black with silver print.
Today you will find far fewer monaural copies. This series was an early attempt by the Bihari Brothers to cash in on the demand for stereo with a low priced line of albums.
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