Specialty

Specialty

Profile:
Specialty (or Specialty Records) is an American record label, launched in August 1946 by Art Rupe.
The record label was sold to Fantasy Records in 1991 and is now part of the Concord Music Group.

Original 7"s from 1951 to 1957 (cat. n° 300-cat. n° 607) have a yellow line in the black wavy horizontal stripe.

Original 7"s until April 1952 (cat. n° 432-45) have a "-45" suffix ; please enter the cat. n° with the suffix.
Original 7"s from July 1952 (cat. n° 433 & cat n° 830) until September 1956 (cat. n° 583 & cat n° 896) have also a "XSP-" & "SP-" prefix ; please enter both cat. n° with the prefix.
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Contact Info:
Concord Music Group
100 N Crescent Dr # 275
Beverly Hills, CA 90210-5412
(310) 385-4455

The following contact information is now obsolete:

2719 West Seventh Street
Los Angeles, California
(From August 1946 to February 1947)

311 Venice Blvd.
Los Angeles, California
(From February 1947 to April 30, 1949)

8508 Sunset Blvd.
Hollywood, California
(From May 1, 1949)

8300 Santa Monica Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069
Sites:
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Label


Cat#  Artist Title (Format) Label Cat#  Country Year
2 C 004-94171 Little Richard Tutti Frutti (7", Single) Specialty 2 C 004-94171 France 1973 Sell This Version
2 C 006-94159 Larry Williams* Dizzy Miss Lizzy / Bony Moronie(7", Single) Specialty, Specialty 2 C 006-94159 France 1973 Sell This Version
2C 006-94160 Don & Dewey Koko Joe / Justine(7", Single) Specialty, EMI 2C 006-94160 France 1973 Sell This Version
2C 006 - 94.162 Lloyd Price Baby Come Home / Mailman Blues(7") Specialty 2C 006 - 94.162 France 1973 Sell This Version
2C 006-94 170 Little Richard Little Richard(7", Single) Specialty 2C 006-94 170 France 1973 Sell This Version
2 C 006-94171 Little Richard Tutti Frutti(7") Specialty, Specialty 2 C 006-94171 France 1973 Sell This Version
2C 062-95291 Lloyd Price Rock N' Roll Museum Vol.1(LP, RE) Specialty 2C 062-95291 France 1974 Sell This Version
2C 062-95292 Larry Williams (3) Rock N' Roll Museum Vol.2(LP, Comp, RE) Specialty 2C 062-95292 France 1974 Sell This Version
2 C 062-95293 Don And Dewey* Rock N' Roll Museum Vol.3(LP, Comp) Specialty 2 C 062-95293 France 1974 Sell This Version
2 C 062-95478 Various Rock N' Roll Museum Vol 4 Specialty Originals(LP, Comp) Specialty 2 C 062-95478 France 1974 Sell This Version
2C 154 - 93.389 Little Richard Originals(2xLP, Comp) Specialty 2C 154 - 93.389 France 1972 Sell This Version
2 C 154-93980/1 Little Richard Originals Vol.2(2xLP, Comp, Gat) EMI, Specialty 2 C 154-93980/1 France 1973 Sell This Version
3SPCD-4437-2 Sam Cooke With The Soul Stirrers Sam Cooke With The Soul Stirrers - The Complete Specialty Recordings(3xCD + Box, Comp, RM) Specialty 3SPCD-4437-2 US 2002 Sell This Version
3SPCD 8508-2 Little Richard The Specialty Sessions(3xCD, Comp + Box, Comp) Specialty, Specialty 3SPCD 8508-2 Europe 1989 Sell This Version
5SPCD-4412-2 Various The Specialty Story(5xCD, Comp + Box) Specialty 5SPCD-4412-2 US 1994 Sell This Version
6T 17 Mill Evans / The Millionaires (9) Mill Evans / The Millionaires (9) - Ain't You Glad / I'm The One Who Loves You(7", Single, Ltd) Kent Records 6T 17 UK 2001 Sell This Version
18PJ-2009(M) Morgan=Kelly Septet Dizzy Atmosphere(LP, Album, RE) Specialty 18PJ-2009(M) Japan 1974 Sell This Version
32ED 5026 Morgan=Kelly Septet Dizzy Atmosphere(CD, Album) Specialty 32ED 5026 Japan 1987 Sell This Version
45-HLO 8446 Little Richard And His Band Lucille(7", Single) London Records 45-HLO 8446 UK 1957 Sell This Version
45-HL-O 8446 Little Richard And His Band Lucille / Send Me Some Lovin'(7", RP) London Records, London American Recordings 45-HL-O 8446 UK 1957 Sell This Version
45-HLU 8831 Little Richard By The Light Of The Silvery Moon(7", Single) London Records 45-HLU 8831 UK 1958 Sell This Version
338 Joe Liggins And His "Honeydrippers"* I've Got A Right To Cry(7") Specialty 338 US 1950 Sell This Version
343 Brother Joe May (The Thunderbolt Of The Middle West)* Search Me Lord(7", Single, RE) Specialty 343 US Unknown Sell This Version
347 Brother Joe May Did You Know Him? / The Day Is Past And Gone (Single) 347 US Unknown Sell This Version
366 Roy Milton & His Solid Senders Playboy Blues / Cryin' & Singin' The Blues(Shellac, 10") Specialty 366 US 1950 Sell This Version
376 The Soul Stirrers How Long? / The Lord Is My Shepherd(Shellac, 10") Specialty 376 US 1950 Sell This Version
379 Joe Liggins And His "Honeydrippers"* Little Joe's Boogie / Daddy On My Mind(Shellac, 10") Specialty 379 US 1950 Sell This Version
428 Lloyd Price Lawdy Miss Clawdy / Mailman Blues (Single) 428 US 1952 Sell This Version
440 Lloyd Price Oooh-Oooh-Oooh(Shellac, 10", Single, Mono) Specialty 440 Unknown Sell This Version
470 Jimmy Liggins Drunk / I'll Never Let You Go (Single) 470 US 1953 Sell This Version
471 Lloyd Price And His Orchestra Frog Legs(7", RE) Specialty 471 US 1953 Sell This Version
497 The Kings (8) What Can I Do? / 'Til I Say Well Done(7", Single) Specialty 497 US 1954 Sell This Version
498 John Lee Hooker Goin' Down Highway 51(LP, Comp) Image (5) 498 Australia 1976 Sell This Version
536 Guitar Slim And His Band Sufferin' Mind / Twenty-Five Lies(Shellac, 10") Specialty 536 US 1954 Sell This Version
549 J. J. Jones And His Band* After Hours Mambo / Night Train Mambo(Shellac, 10") Specialty 549 US 1955 Sell This Version
560 Tony Allen And The Champs* Nite Owl(Shellac, 10") Specialty 560 US 1955 Sell This Version
572 Little Richard Slippin' And Slidin' / Long Tall Sally(Shellac, 10") Specialty 572 Unknown Sell This Version
583 Roy Montrell / King Perry Roy Montrell / King Perry - That Mellow Saxophone / Animal Song(7", RE, Ltd) Specialty 583 US 2012 Sell This Version
584 Little Richard And His Band She's Got It / Heeby-Jeebies (Single) 584 US 1956 Sell This Version
587 "Slick" Gipson And The Sliders* Footloose And Fancy-Free / Etta Mae(7") Specialty 587 US 1956 Sell This Version
589 Wynona Carr Should I Ever Love Again / Till The Well Runs Dry (Single) 589 US 1956 Sell This Version
589 Wynona Carr Jump Jack, Jump / Till The Well Runs Dry(7", Single, RE) Specialty 589 Unknown Sell This Version
590 Big Boy Myles* And The Sha-Weez Big Boy Myles* And The Sha-Weez - Hickory Dickory Dock / Just To Hold My Hand(7") Specialty 590 US 1956 Sell This Version
591 Little Richard And His Band The Girl Can't Help It / All Around The World (Single) 591 US 1956 Sell This Version
592 Art Neville And His Band* The Whiffenpoof Song / Oooh-Whee Baby 592 US 1957 Sell This Version
593 Harper Brinson Band Featuring Rabon Tarrant And Lady Will Carr Harper Brinson Band Featuring Rabon Tarrant And Lady Will Carr - Harper's Express / Harper's Return 593 US 1957 Sell This Version
595 The Monitors (4) Our School Days / I've Got A Dream(7", Single) Specialty 595 US 1957 Sell This Version
596 Dale Cook Lovable / Forever(7", Single) Specialty 596 US 1957 Sell This Version
597 Little Richard And His Band Lucille / Send Me Some Lovin'(Shellac, 10", Single) Regency (2) 597 Canada 1957 Sell This Version
597 Larry Williams And His Band* Let Me Tell You, Baby / Just Because (Single) 597 US 1957 Sell This Version
598 Little Richard And His Band Lucille / Send Me Some Lovin' (Single) 598 US 1957 Sell This Version
598 Little Richard Lucille(7") Specialty 598 Unknown Sell This Version
598 Little Richard Send Me Some Lovin'(7") Specialty 598 Unknown Sell This Version
599 Don And Dewey* Jungle Hop / A Little Love (Single) 599 US 1957 Sell This Version
600 Wynona Carr And The Bumps Blackwell Band Wynona Carr And The Bumps Blackwell Band - What Do You Know About Love / Heartbreak Melody (Single) 600 US 1957 Sell This Version
601 The Echoes (7) Over The Rainbow / Someone (Single) 601 US 1957 Sell This Version
602 Lloyd Price Baby Please Come Home / Breaking My Heart (Single) 602 Unknown Sell This Version
603 Bobby Mandolph Little Sally Walker / Malinda (Single) 603 US 1957 Sell This Version
604 Eugene Church Open Up Your Heart / How Long(7", Single) Specialty 604 US 1957 Sell This Version
604 Eugene Church Open Up Your Heart / How Long(Shellac, 10") Specialty 604 Unknown Sell This Version
605 Clydie King Our Romance / Written On The Wall (Single) 605 US 1957 Sell This Version
606 Little Richard Jenny, Jenny / Miss Ann (Single) 606 US 1957 Sell This Version
606 Little Richard Jenny, Jenny(7") Specialty 606 Unknown Sell This Version
607 Percy Mayfield Please Believe Me / Diggin' The Moonglow(7", Single) Specialty 607 US 1957 Sell This Version
608 Larry Williams (3) Short Fat Fannie / High School Dance (Single) 608 US 1957 Sell This Version
609 The Gerald Wiggins Trio La Coquette(7", Single) Specialty 609 US Unknown Sell This Version
610 Don And Dewey* Jelly Bean / Leavin' It All Up To You 610 US 1957 Sell This Version
611 Little Richard Keep A Knockin' / Can't Believe You Wanna Leave (Single) 611 US 1957 Sell This Version
612 Hal Hidey Yellow Rose Of Texas / Shoo-Fly Pie(7") Specialty 612 US Unknown Sell This Version
613 Gene And Wendell* Lula Baby / In My Dreamland(10") Specialty 613 US Unknown Sell This Version
613 Gene And Wendell* Lula Baby / In My Dreamland(7", Single) Specialty 613 US Unknown Sell This Version
615 Larry Williams (3) Bony Moronie / You Bug Me, Baby (Single) 615 US 1957 Sell This Version
616 Ben Hughes (8) I Need Someone To Love Me 616 US 1958 Sell This Version
617 Don And Dewey* Just A Little Lovin'(7") Specialty 617 US 1957 Sell This Version
618 René Hall's Orchestra Featuring Willie Joe* René Hall's Orchestra Featuring Willie Joe* - Twitchy (Single) 618 US 1958 Sell This Version
619 Sam Cooke I'll Come Running Back To You / Forever (Single) 619 US 1957 Sell This Version
620 Troy Cory Yearning / I'm Just A Lost Ball In High Weeds(7") Specialty 620 US Unknown Sell This Version
621 Sonny Lowery Do You Promise? / Thank You For Your Kisses(Shellac, 10") Specialty 621 Unknown Sell This Version
622 The Monitors (4) Rock 'N' Roll Fever / Closer To Heaven (Single) 622 US 1957 Sell This Version
623 Roddy Jackson Love At First Sight / I've Got My Sights On Someone New(7") Specialty 623 US 1958 Sell This Version
624 Little Richard Good Golly, Miss Molly / Hey-Hey-Hey-Hey (Single) 624 US 1958 Sell This Version
625 The Titans (3) Don't You Just Know It (Single) 625 US 1958 Sell This Version
626 Larry Williams (3) Dizzy Miss Lizzie 626 US 1958 Sell This Version
627 Sam Cooke That's All I Need To Know / I Don't Want To Cry(7") Specialty 627 US 1958 Sell This Version
627 Sam Cooke That's All I Need To Know / I Don't Want To Cry(Shellac, 10") Specialty 627 US 1958 Sell This Version
628 Wynona Carr The Things You Do To Me / Touch And Go (Single) 628 US 1958 Sell This Version
629 René Hall's Orchestra Saints Go Marchin' In / Thunderbird(7") Specialty 629 US 1958 Sell This Version
631 Don And Dewey* Bim Bam / Justine(7", Single) Specialty 631 US 1958 Sell This Version
632 The Titans (3) Arlene / Love Is A Wonderful Thing(7", Single) Specialty 632 US 1958 Sell This Version
633 Little Richard Ooh! My Soul / True, Fine Mama (Single) 633 US 1958 Sell This Version
633 Little Richard Oooh! My Soul(7") Specialty 633 Unknown Sell This Version
634 Larry Williams (3) Hootchy-Koo / The Dummy (Single) 634 US 1958 Sell This Version
635 Larry Williams (3) Short Fat Fannie / High School Dance(Shellac, 10") Regency (2) 635 Canada 1957 Sell This Version
635 Jerry Byrne Lights Out / Honey Baby (Single) 635 US 1958 Sell This Version
636 The Monitors (4) Hop Scotch / Mama Linda(7", Single) Specialty 636 US Unknown Sell This Version
637 Art Neville Cha Dooky-Doo / Zing Zang (Single) 637 US 1958 Sell This Version
639 Don And Dewey* Koko Joe / The Letter(7") Specialty 639 US 1958 Sell This Version
640 Johnny Flamingo Paradise Hill / Will She Think Of Me(7") Specialty 640 US 1958 Sell This Version
641 René Hall And His Band* Frankie And Johnny / Cleo(7") Specialty 641 US 1958 Sell This Version
642 Clydie King I'm Invited To Your Party / Young Fool In Love(7", Single, Promo) Specialty 642 US 1958 Sell This Version