"Tall Cool One" / "Road Runner"

ARTIST: WAILERS, The
SERIAL#: 518
DATE: 1959-04

MISC NOTEs:  Band name on all label variations: "The Wailers"

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FORMAT: disc
SIZE: 7"
SPEED: 45 rpm
DISC NOTES: Pressing by CR: (Crest Records)

Known Label Designs:

B-Side Title: "ROAD-RUNNER"  except label designs #5, #6 & #7 "ROADRUNNER"

Issued in Canada as Golden Crest CR - 518. (Orangish-red label background. Black numerals and lettering.)


(Order in which presented below not necessarily as originally released)
1.) A - B retail disc. Top label background: Black. Bottom label background: White.
golden crest and gc shield logo on label top: Yellow. Numerals and lettering on label bottom: Black. No company name and address. (This was likely the first release label design.)

2.) A - B retail disc. Black and white band -  "first pose" * - photo on top half of label. Bottom half of label yellow. Horizontal red bars accented in black above and below label info center left and center right of spindle hole. Red  Golden (black crest shield logo) Crest  lower left of spindle hole. Black numerals and lettering except company name and address arced along bottom edge of label in red.

*The "first pose" photo was a cropped version of the picture on the front of The Wailers debut Golden Crest lp The Fabulous Wailers (#3075).

3.) A - B retail disc. As #2 above, but with extra horizontal line above and below label info center left and center right of spindle hole. Red golden (black crest shield logo) crest accented in black lower left of spindle hole.  Black numerals and lettering except company name and address arced along bottom edge of label in red.

4.) A - B retail disc. Black and white  - "first pose" - band photo on top half of label. Bottom half of label greenish. Green horizontal green bars above and below label info center left and center right of spindle hole. Green golden (no crest shield logo) lower left of spindle hole. No company name and address.

5.) A - B retail disc. Top portion of label: White. Bottom portion of label: Yellow. Golden Crest Records backed by black "static" lines across top of label in white section. Black crown over word "Crest". Red accents on bottom portion of label. Also red Golden (crest logo shield) Crest lower left of spindle hole. Other numerals and lettering black except  Company name and address arced along label bottom in red.

1/10/2022. Example on  ebay of this #5  label variation with only "Tall Cool One" pressed and labeled. Flip side blank.

6.) A - B retail disc. As #5  but  with green "static" lines as described above.

7.) A - B retail disc. Multi-colored label background. Black numerals and lettering. *

"Tall Cool One" Album Reissues:
Year Unknown.  Side 2 Track #2 on compilation LP Original Oldies Vol. 14 (Springboard Intl. SPB  - 2014)

Year Unknown. Side 2, Track #1 on compilation LP Footprints in Time (White Whale WWS - 7215)

1999. Side B, Track #1  on  compilation LP Wolf Call (Norton Records, ED 271)

2000. Disc one, track #4 on compilation cd Wild And Wooly: The Northwest Rock Collection (Experience Music Project EMPCD 001)

A-SIDE MATRIX:
1.) 36591
2.) 36591
3.) 36591
4.) 36591
5.) 36591
6.) 36591
7.) 36591
A-SIDE STAMPER CODE:
1.) 36591 or 36591 w/"garbled" X(stamped wax)
2.) 36591 (stamped wax)
3.) 36591 X (stamped wax)
4.) 36591 X (stamped wax)
5.) 36591 X (stamped wax)
6.) 36591  X (stamped wax)
7.)
A-SIDE COMPOSER: Dangel -  Morrill - Greek
A-SIDE PUBLISHER: C.F. G. Publ. (BMI)

B-SIDE MATRIX:
1.) 36592
2.) 36592
3.) 36592
4.) 36592
5.) 36592
6.) 36592
7.) 36592
B-SIDE STAMPER CODE:
1.) 36592 X X (stamped wax)
2.) 36592 X X (stamped wax)
3.) 36592 (stamped wax)
4.) 36592 X X (stamped wax)
5.) 36592 (stamped wax)
6.) 36592 (stamped wax)
7.)
B-SIDE COMPOSER: Dangel - Greek
B-SIDE PUBLISHER: C.F.G. Publ. (BMI)