Dore [CA]

LOCATION: Hollywood, CA.
OWNER(s):
Herb Alpert named this label after his young son.
TIMESPAN: 1958--1970
MISC NOTES:  This California-based company released singles by several Northwest artists including Ronnie Height, Billy Saint, and Darwin Lamm. Numerous additional discs feature song-writing, arranging and/or playing by John Greek who'd moved to Dore after co-founding Tacoma's Wailers.

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FORMAT:disc
SIZE:7"
SPEED:45 rpm
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[HEAR IT HERE] "So Young......"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T-_Mk5a7Xtc

Known Label Designs:
1.) A - B promo disc. White label background. Black feather logo. White Dore. All other numerals and lettering black. NOT FOR SALE.

2.) A - B retail disc. Light blue label background. Black feather logo w/blue Dore. All other numerals and lettering black.

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A-SIDE COMPOSER:A. Furth - F. Perry - J. Saraceno
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B-SIDE COMPOSER:A. Furth - F. Perry - J. Saracano
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This disc was rush-released by Dore in an attempt to elbow aside the Fleetwoods' brand new hit, "Come Softly To Me." The plan failed.

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SIZE: 7"
SPEED: 45 rpm
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[HEAR IT HERE] "So Young........"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T-_Mk5a7Xtc

[HEAR IT HERE] "Come Softly........."
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kbsmld1XxfQ

Known Label Designs:
1.) A - B retail disc. Light blue label background. Black feather logo. Black numerals and lettering.

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A-SIDE COMPOSER: A. Furth - F. Perry - J. Scaraceno
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B-SIDE COMPOSER: Troxel - Christopher - Ellis
B-SIDE PUBLISHER: Cornerstone

MISC NOTES: This A-side was produced, like so many other discs in 1962, in conjunction with the Seattle World's Fair.  The song is about a passenger train ride from Los Angeles to Seattle, and is sung in a beatnik "Alley Oop" style.

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RECORDING PERSONNEL: An Almo Production. Herb Alpert (trumpet);
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FORMAT: disc
SIZE: 7"
SPEED: 45rpm
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A-SIDE MATRIX: LJB-141
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A-SIDE COMPOSER: H. Alpert - Don Drowty
A-SIDE PUBLISHER: Hillary Music Inc. - Irving Music Inc. (BMI)

B-SIDE MATRIX: LJB-142
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B-SIDE COMPOSER: H. Alpert
B-SIDE PUBLISHER: Irving Music Inc. (BMI)

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SIZE: 7"
SPEED: 45 rpm
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Known Label Designs:
1.) A - B promo disc. White label background. Black feather logo. White Dore. All other numerals and lettering black.

2.) A - B retail disc. Light blue label background. Black feather logo. Light blue Dore. All other numerals and lettering black.

A-SIDE MATRIX:
1.) LJB 149 (etched wax); 45 - LJB - 149 (label)
2.) LJB 149 (etched wax); 45 - LJB - 149 (label)
A-SIDE STAMPER CODE:
1.) ^45557 (Nov./Dec., 1962)
2.) ^45557 (Nov./Dec., 1962)
A-SIDE COMPOSER: W.R. Osborne
A-SIDE PUBLISHER: Hillary Music Inc. (BMI)

B-SIDE MATRIX:
1.) LJB 150 (etched wax); 45 - LJB - 150 (label)
2.) LJB  150 (etched wax); 45 - LJB - 150 (label)
B-SIDE STAMPER CODE:
1.) ^45557 - X (Nov./Dec., 1962)
2.) ^45557 - X  (Nov./Dec., 1962)
B-SIDE COMPOSER: W.R. Osborne
B-SIDE PUBLISHER: Hillary Music Inc. (BMI)

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RECORDING PERSONNEL: John Greek?
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SIZE: 7"
SPEED: 45rpm
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MISC NOTES: This disc is included in this database because John Greek was the arranger on these sessions.

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MISC NOTES: This disc is included in this database because John Greek was the arranger on these sessions.

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MISC NOTES:This disc is included in this database because John Greek was the arranger on these sessions.

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MISC NOTES: This disc is included in this database because John Greek was the arranger on these sessions.

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MISC NOTES:This disc is included in this database because John Greek was the arranger on these Dore Records sessions.

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RECORDING PERSONNEL: John Greek (guitar);
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SIZE: 7"
SPEED: 45 RPM
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MISC NOTES: This disc is included in this database because John Greek was the arranger on these Dore Records sessions.

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MISC NOTES: This disc is included in this database because John Greek was the arranger on these Dore Records sessions.

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MISC NOTES: This disc is included in this database because John Greek was the arranger on these Dore Records sessions.

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SIZE: 7"
SPEED: 45 rpm
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Known Label Designs:
1.) A - B promo disc. Purple label background. Silver horizontal feather quill pen /Dore logo, numerals and lettering. No promo/audition wording. Star above STEREO left center of spindle hole. on "Is This...."

2.) A - B retail disc. Black label background. Multi-colored feather quill pen logo angled above spindle hole. Yellow DORE' left center of spindle hole below lower left of quill pen. Star above STEREO upper right of spindle hole. on "Is This......"

Note: On retail disc used for this entry A-side  song title is misspelled as "Honk Tonk"

A-SIDE MATRIX:
1.) LJB - 1008A  RE1 (etched wax); 45 - LJB - 1008 (label)
2.) LJB - 1008 - A (etched wax); 45 - LJB - 1008 (label)
A-SIDE STAMPER CODE:
1.) STAN LOVES SUSAN LOVES STAN
2.) None
A-SIDE COMPOSER: G. Hemric - J. Styner
A-SIDE PUBLISHER: Hillary Music  Inc. (APSO), Alta Vista (BMI)

B-SIDE MATRIX:
1.) LJB - 1009 (etched wax); 45 - LJB - 1009 (label)
2.) LJB - 1009 (etched wax); 45 - LJB - 1009 (label)
B-SIDE STAMPER CODE:
1.) None
2.) None
B-SIDE COMPOSER: J. Styner - D. Styner
B-SIDE PUBLISHER: Hillary Music Inc. Styric (BMI)

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