"Fog Cutter." This was an excellent instrumental tune that was dubbed after a famous cocktail first concocted at Trader Vic's, a(n) historic nightspot that had been granted the very first post-Prohibition license to serve mixed drinks in Seattle."
STOMP and SHOUT R & B and the Origins of Northwest Rock and Roll. Pg. 83.
Peter Blecha. University of Washington Press (2023).
1PA & 1RA.) Monarch Records pressing #s: ^30622 / ^30623 (Jul., 1959)
9/59: "Fog Cutter" charted on Billboard's Top 100.
LOCATION: Seattle, WA.
RECORDING STUDIO: Boles Custom Recorders
RECORDING ENGINEER: Joe Boles
SPEED: 45 rpm
Known Label Designs:
1PA.) A - B promotional label. 1st three fish logo design centered above spindle hole. White background. Black logo, numerals and lettering. PROMOTIONAL COPY NOT FOR SALE to upper right of spindle hole below nose of lowest fish. Disc # right center of spindle hole: No. 6.
1RA.) A - B retail label. 1st three fish logo centered above spindle hole. Light blue background. Dark blue logo, numerals and lettering. Disc # right center of spindle hole: No 6.
"Fog Cutter" Album Reissues:
1964.Side one, track #3 on compilation lp The Original Great Northwest Hits - Volume 1 (Jerden JRL - 7001 / JRL - 7001 - S)
1994. Track #1 on cd compilation album The History Of Northwest Rock Vol. 1 (Jerden JRCD 7002)
2000. Disc one, track #3 on compilation cd album Wild And Wooly - The Northwest Rock Collection (Experience Music Project EMPCD 001)
2004. Track #3 on cd album The Complete Frantics On Dolton (Collector's Choice Music CCM - 463 - 2)
"Black Sapphire" Album Reissues:
2004. Track #4 on cd album The Complete Frantics On Dolton (Collector's Choice Music CCM - 463 - 2)
1PA.) DO - 608
1RA.) DO - 608
A-SIDE STAMPER CODE:
1PA.) 45 DO - 608 - (circled 5) (etched)
1RA.) DO - 609 (circled 2) (etched)
A-SIDE COMPOSER: Manolides - Peterson - Hosko - Schoning - Fulton
A-SIDE PUBLISHER: Cornerstone (BMI)
1PA. DO - 609
1RA.) DO - 609
B-SIDE STAMPER CODE:
1PA.) 45 D0 - 609 (circled 4) (etched)
1RA.) 45 DO - 609 (circled 5) (etched)
B-SIDE COMPOSER: Manolides - Peterson - Hosko - Schoning - Fulton
B-SIDE PUBLISHER: Cornerstone (BMI)