MISC NOTES: There was no artist named "Christopher Monte." The name was simply used as a label credit for these recordings by Los Angeles' famed studio band, the "Wrecking Crew." This surf-rock styled tune features the harmonica playing of the songs' composer, Dick Torst, the drumming of Hal Blaine, and an arrangement by Jack Nitzsche.
RECORDING PERSONNEL: Torst; Blaine; Nitzsche;
Known Label Designs:
2PA.) A - B promotional disc. 2nd three fish logo centered over spindle hole. AUDITION RECORD centered below logo. Beige/tan label background. Blue logo, numerals and lettering.
2PB.) A - B promotional disc. 2nd three fish logo centered over spindle hole. No audition or promo notation. Beige/tan label background. Blue logo, numerals and lettering. Horizontal lines above and below printed information centered left and right of spindle hole.
2PA).45 DO - 771 (etched wax); DO - 771 (label)
2PB.) DO - 771 - 2 (etched wax); DO - 771 (label)
A-SIDE STAMPER CODE:
2PA.) ^49589 (September, l963)
A-SIDE COMPOSER:Dick Torst
A-SIDE PUBLISHER: Metric Music Co. (BMI)
2PA.) 45 DO - 772 (etched wax); DO- 772 (label)
2PB) DO - 772 -2 (etched wax); DO - 772 (label)
B-SIDE STAMPER CODE:
2PA.) ^49589 - X (September, l963)
B-SIDE COMPOSER:Heino Gaze
B-SIDE PUBLISHER: Metric Music Co. (BMI)