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Artist:Eddy Arnold
Label:  RCA Victor
Date:31 Mar 1949
Collection:  I Own It     I Want It 
Community:15 Own, 4 Want
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AEddy ArnoldTexarkana BabyCottonseed Clark, Fred RoseRate
BEddy ArnoldBouquet Of RosesSteve Nelson, Bob HilliardRate


The first commercially available 45 rpm record!
Second pressings have green label, black vinyl.
Both tracks reached number one on the US Country Chart.


Number: 925292  (Main Image)
Uploaded By: spidey
Description: A side label

Number: 925293 
Uploaded By: spidey
Description: B side label

Number: 225491 
Uploaded By: jukeboxbyjonesy
Edited By: doormanperdomo
Description: A side

Number: 1463557 
Uploaded By: fredhoyt
Description: RCA Victor 0001 101

Number: 783429 
Uploaded By: Joehilllouis
Description: Bouquet Of Roses

Number: 783430 
Uploaded By: Joehilllouis
Description: Bouquet Of Roses

Number: 225492  (Hidden)
Uploaded By: jukeboxbyjonesy
Description: label close up

31st Mar 2014
 Side B, from the 65th birthday "baby" of today, March 31st, 2014


30th Mar 2014

1st Apr 2013
 Very nice!

1st Apr 2013
 added some RCA Victor promo material from 1949

1st Apr 2013
 In 1949 RCA introduced their first 45 record player and a 45 record line.
Eddy arnolds 45 was the first country issue ever on 45 rpm
When RCA first introduced the 45 rpm record in 1949 they issued them on different colors of vinyl to indicate the type of music the record was. While the color coding didn't catch on the 45's certainly did. Arthur Crudup’s single That’s all right was the first blues 45

ORANGE R&B series
50-0000 Arthur Big Boy Crudup "Thats all right/Crudup after hours" 1949
50-0001 Arthur Big Boy Crudup "Boy friend blues/Katie May" 1949
50-0002 Tampa Red & Big Maceo "If you ever change your ways/Chicago Breakdown 1949

GREEN Country series
48-0001 Eddy Arnold "Bouquet of roses/Texarkana Baby" March 1949
48-0002 Eddy Arnold "Anytime/What a fool was I" Apr 1949
48-0003 Pee Wee KIng "Rootie Tootie/Tennessee Waltz Apr 1949

22nd Aug 2012
 here's where it all began, audiophiles ... :)

3rd Jul 2012

11th Aug 2011
 Originals on green vinyl pressing. Second pressings on green label, black vinyl.

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