"Werewolf" / "Checkerboard"

SERIAL#: 13
DATE: 1959-11

MISC NOTES:

"Werewolf" composers (Terry) Wadsworth and (Gary) Hodge were young NW songwriters.

Wadsworh released a single on Seattle's Topaz Records (Topaz  #1302);.

Hodge issued two singles, the first under his real name Gary Hodge, (Dolton #7), the second  under the stage/recording name Jeff Tabor (Dolton # 17).

The "Werewolf" opening monologue recitation was by Dolton owner/producer Bob Reisdorff. The "Werewolf" growls were provided by recording engineer Kearney Barton. The concluding wolf howl was by Bonnie Guitar.

Promotional discs were  accompanied by a white paper enclosure featuring a  black ink cartoon drawing of a werewolf face (ala Lon Chaney, Jr.) plus written information about the "Werewolf" recording.

See Also: Dolton #16.

Known Label Designs:
1RA.) A - B retail  disc. lst three fish logo centered above spindle hole. Light blue label background. Darker blue logo, numerals and lettering. Disc # right center of spindle hole. 622 Union St. Seattle 1, Washington U.S.A.

"Werewolf" album reissues:
1.) [196?] Side One, Track #4 on compilation lp The Original Great Northwest Hits -Volume 1 (Jerden JRL - 7001 / JRL - 7001 - S)

2.) 1976. The History Of Northwest Rock Volume I, Side One Track #2.  (The Great Northwest Music Co., GNW 4003)

3.) 2001. Stomp! Side One Track #1 (Norton Records NW 906)

4..) 2004. Track #5 on cd album The Complete Frantics On Dolton (Collector's Choice Music CCM - 463 - 2)

"Checkerboard" album reissues:
1.)2004. Track #6 on cd album The Complete Frantics On Dolton (Collector's Choice Music CCM - 463 - 2)

LOCATION: Seattle, WA.
RECORDING PERSONNEL:
RECORDING STUDIO: Audio
RECORDING ENGINEER: Kearney Barton

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

Instrumental / Instrumental

A-SIDE MATRIX:
1.) 45 - D0 - 624 (etched wax); ????  (label)
A-SIDE STAMPER CODE:
1.) ^33781 ( June/July, 1959 )
A-SIDE COMPOSER: Wadsworth - Hodge
A-SIDE PUBLISHER: Cornerstone (BMI)

B-SIDE MATRIX:
1.)45 - DO - 625 (etched wax); ???? (label)
B-SIDE STAMPER CODE:
1.) ^33782 ( June/July 1959 )
B-SIDE COMPOSER: Peterson - Manolides - Schoning - Hosko- Goodman
B-SIDE PUBLISHER: Cornerstone (BMI)