MOON STONES, The [CA]

Homebase: Los Angeles, CA.
Stats:
SEE ALSO:
1.) VENTURES, THE
2.) VENTURES QUINTET, THE
3.) VENTURES &  THE FABULOUS WAILERS, THE
4.) MARKSMEN, THE
Misc Notes:
The Moon Stones were  a group of professional studio musicians - including Don Wilson, Bob Bogle and Mel Taylor of The Ventures -  assembled for some Dolton Records sessions. As noted recording  session pro, Dick Glasser, wrote the B-Side song on this Dolton disc, so he may have been involved in the project

Also refer to the album Let's Go! by The Ventures (Dolton 8024)

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MISC NOTES:

The "My True Love" instrumental track  later appeared as "He Never Came Back" on the album The Ventures In Space.  (Side one, track #2. Dolton BLP/BST 2027 1963/'64)

LOCATION:
RECORDING PERSONNEL: Don Wilson [guitar,vocals]; Bob Bogle [ bass]; Mel Taylor [drums]; Tommy Morgan [harmonica]
RECORDING STUDIO: Recorded 12/12/62
RECORDING ENGINEER:

FORMAT:disc
SIZE:7"
SPEED:45 rpm
DISC NOTES:i

Known Label Designs:
2PA.) A - B promotional disc. Beige/tan label background. 2nd design three fish logo over spindle hole. Blue logo, numerals  and lettering. NOT FOR SALE  to lower right of spindle hole. Disc # left center of spindle hole.

2PB.) A - B promotional disc. Beige/tan label background. .2nd design  three fish logo above spindle hole. AUDITION ( upper left of spindle hole) RECORD (upper right of spindle hole.  Dark blue logo, numerals and lettering.  Numerals and lettering larger than on #1.Disc # center right of spindle hole.

2PC.) A - B promotional disc. Beige/tan label background. 2nd three fish logo design above spindle hole. No audition/promo wording. Dark blue logo, numerals and lettering. Horizontal lines above and below printed information center left and center right of spindle hole. Disc # right center of spindle hole: No. 70

3RA.) A - B retail disc. Dark blue label background. 3rd design fish logo center left of spindle hole. Black numerals and lettering except A DIVISION OF LIBERTY, etc. center arced  along bottom edge of label in white. Disc # right center of spindle hole.

A-SIDE MATRIX:;
2PA.) 45 DO - 740 (etched wax); DO - 740 (label)
2PB.) DO 740  1 (stamped wax); DO - 740 (label)
2PC.) D0 - 740 - 1 (etched wax); DO - 740 (label)
3RA.)  Add info (wax); DO - 740 (label)
A-SIDE STAMPER CODE:
2PA.) ^46475 (January/February, 1963)
2PB.) None
2PC.) None
3RA.) add info
A-SIDE COMPOSER:Don Wilson - Bob Bogle
A-SIDE PUBLISHER: Dobo Pub. Co.(BMI)

B-SIDE MATRIX:
2PA.) 45 DO - 741 (etched wax); DO - 741 (label)
2PB.) DO .. 741 .. 1 (stamped wax); DO - 741 (label)
2PC.) DO - 741 - 1 (etched wax); DO - 741 (label)
3RA.) add info (wax); DO - 741 (label)
B-SIDE STAMPER CODE:
2PA.) ^465475 (January/February, 1963)
2PB.) None
2PC.) None
3RA.). Add info
B-SIDE COMPOSER:Dick Glasser
B-SIDE PUBLISHER: Camarillo Music (BMI)

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