Al Goodman And His Orchestra

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Al Goodman was a conductor that recorded a number of records for RCA Victor in the middle to late 1940s and possibly into the 1950s. Most of his 78 rpm records were issued as "albums" which looked like books and generally consisted of multiple singles. The albums had a "K" prefix, whereas popular was "P".

With the introduction of the 45 rpm record by RCA Victor in March of 1949 RCA Victor reissued thousands of it's 78 rpm records in the new format. Al Goodman's records were reissued as 45 box sets with a prefix of "WK" on blue vinyl. When RCA Victor introduced the 45 rpm record it "color coded" the vinyl which didn't catch. For example, country western was green, rhythm and blues was orangish red, classical was bright red and popular was black.

In 1943 Victor introduced its two digit prefixes for record numbers as it was running out of numbers by its old numbering system. The "52" prefix was almost exclusively for Al Goodman 45 rpm records except two original cast Broadway shows and one box set for Russ Case.

Below is a list of known Al Goodman's 45 box sets.

WK 1 The Red Mill WK 5 Selections From "Blossom Time" WK 6 Sweethearts WK 8 The Student Prince WK 12 The Desert Song WK 15 Rose Marie WK 16 The New Moon WK 17 Selections from The Vagabond King WK 18 Roger & Hammerstein's South Pacific WK 19 Miss Liberty WK 20 Selections from Roberta WK 21 The Chocolate Soldier WK 22 Naughty Marietta WK 23 Mikado WK 24 HMS Pinafore WK 26 Jerome Kern Melodies WK 27 Guys and Dolls WK 29 Strauss Waltzes

Many of the missing early numbers were issued as 78 rpm "K" series but RCA did not choose to reissue them with the advent of the 45 rpm record. --Global Dog Productions 03:30, 9 October 2006 (UTC)
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C-34 Al Goodman And His Orchestra - Show Tunes Of Jerome Kern album art Al Goodman And His Orchestra Show Tunes Of Jerome Kern(4xShellac, 10", Album) Columbia C-34 US 1940 Sell This Version
C-17 Al Goodman And His Orchestra - Waltz Time In Vienna album art Al Goodman And His Orchestra Waltz Time In Vienna(4xShellac, 10", Album) Columbia C-17 US 1940 Sell This Version
Al Goodman And His Orchestra - The Music Of Irving Berlin album art Al Goodman And His Orchestra The Music Of Irving Berlin (Album) Columbia US 1941 Sell This Version
Al Goodman And His Orchestra - Invitation To The Dance ... Strauss Waltzes album art Al Goodman And His Orchestra Invitation To The Dance ... Strauss Waltzes (Album) Columbia US 1940 Sell This Version
Al Goodman And His Orchestra - Rudolf Friml Melodies album art Al Goodman And His Orchestra Rudolf Friml Melodies (Album) RCA Victor US 1946 Sell This Version
Al Goodman And His Orchestra - Popular American Waltzes album art Al Goodman And His Orchestra Popular American Waltzes (Album) Columbia US 1946 Sell This Version
P145 Al Goodman And His Orchestra - Polonaise album art Al Goodman And His Orchestra, Earl Wrightson, Rose Inghram, Mary Martha Briney Al Goodman And His Orchestra, Earl Wrightson, Rose Inghram, Mary Martha Briney - Polonaise(4xShellac, 10", Album) RCA Victor P145 US 1946 Sell This Version
P-157 Al Goodman And His Orchestra - Jerome Kern Melodies album art Al Goodman And His Orchestra Jerome Kern Melodies(4xShellac, 10", Album) RCA Victor P-157 US 1946 Sell This Version
Al Goodman And His Orchestra - The Student Prince album art Al Goodman And His Orchestra The Student Prince (Album) RCA Victor US 1947 Sell This Version
M 1130 Al Goodman And His Orchestra - A Patrice Munsel Program album art Al Goodman His Orchestra* And The Guild Choristers Al Goodman His Orchestra* And The Guild Choristers - A Patrice Munsel Program(4xShellac, 10", Album) RCA Victor Red Seal M 1130 US 1947 Sell This Version
Al Goodman And His Orchestra - Sweethearts album art Al Goodman And His Orchestra Sweethearts (Album) RCA Victor US 1949 Sell This Version
Al Goodman And His Orchestra - Rodgers And Hammerstein's South Pacific album art Al Goodman And His Orchestra Rodgers And Hammerstein's South Pacific (Album) RCA Camden US 1949 Sell This Version
Al Goodman And His Orchestra - South Pacific album art Al Goodman And His Orchestra South Pacific (Album) Spin-O-Rama US 1949 Sell This Version
Al Goodman And His Orchestra - The New Moon  album art Al Goodman And His Orchestra The New Moon (Album, EP) RCA US 1949 Sell This Version
Al Goodman And His Orchestra - The Mikado album art Al Goodman And His Orchestra The Mikado (Album) RCA Victor US 1949 Sell This Version
Al Goodman And His Orchestra - Victor Herbert Melodies album art Al Goodman And His Orchestra Victor Herbert Melodies (Album) Columbia US 1949 Sell This Version
Al Goodman And His Orchestra - Selections From Blossom Time album art Al Goodman And His Orchestra Selections From Blossom Time (Album, EP) RCA Victor US 1949 Sell This Version
BN-4 Al Goodman And His Orchestra Miss Liberty(4xShellac, 10", Album) RCA Victor, Bluebird Series BN-4 US 1949 Sell This Version
CL 6082 Al Goodman And His Orchestra - Sentimental Favorites album art Al Goodman And His Orchestra Sentimental Favorites(10") Columbia CL 6082 US 1949 Sell This Version
Al Goodman And His Orchestra - H. M. S. Pinafore with Al Goodman and his orchestra album art Al Goodman And His Orchestra H. M. S. Pinafore with Al Goodman and his orchestra RCA Victor US 1950 Sell This Version
1-503 Al Goodman And His Orchestra - Missouri Waltz / Beautiful Ohio Waltz album art Al Goodman And His Orchestra Missouri Waltz / Beautiful Ohio Waltz(7") Columbia 1-503 US 1950 Sell This Version
Al Goodman And His Orchestra - King And I album art Al Goodman And His Orchestra, Rodgers & Hammerstein Al Goodman And His Orchestra, Rodgers & Hammerstein - King And I (Album) Spin-O-Rama, Spin-O-Rama US 1951 Sell This Version
WK-22 Al Goodman And His Orchestra - Naughty Marietta album art Al Goodman And His Orchestra Naughty Marietta(3x7", Album, Blu + Box) RCA Victor WK-22 US 1951 Sell This Version
LK-1000, LK 1000 Al Goodman And His Orchestra - Selections From Guys And Dolls album art The Guild Choristers, Al Goodman And His Orchestra The Guild Choristers, Al Goodman And His Orchestra - Selections From Guys And Dolls(LP, Album) RCA Victor, RCA Victor LK-1000, LK 1000 US 1951 Sell This Version
45-0202 Al Goodman And His Orchestra The Red Mill(10", Album, Mono) RCA Victor 45-0202 US 1951 Sell This Version

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