Jan 302011
 


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Here from the Phantom Circuit record vault are two examples of what seems to be called “splatter vinyl” records: a psychedelic mix of hues in the vinyl adds more than a splash of colour to these 78 rpm children’s records made in 1962.

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These two examples are labelled as being on the “Happy Time Records” label, an imprint of Pickwick International. They came with a toy gramophone, which gouged the records with a vicious-looking needle attached to a simple speaker.

Google image search shows many other examples of splatter vinyl, mostly aimed at the older record buyer.

 Posted by on January 30, 2011 Tagged with: , , ,

  One Response to “Splatter Vinyl”

  1. I had a couple of Happy Time records. The best was Boris Karloff telling The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. (Good for me, bad for Boris.) Years later I went back to find the record and there was the sleeve all intact! Unfortunately inside was ‘Tom Jones Live in Las Vegas’.
    Spooky.

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