CBS 31XXX Series

By Columbia39 Columbia39
updated 24 days ago

As we/I continue our/my trek through CBS numbering in North America, we/I go further backwards, this time into very late 1971-73. With that said, let us/me examine the 31XXX albums.

Previous installments:
36XXX: https://www.discogs.com/lists/CBS-36XXX-Series/434295
35XXX: https://www.discogs.com/lists/CBS-35XXX-Series/436379
34XXX: https://www.discogs.com/lists/CBS-34XXX-Series/439282
33XXX: https://www.discogs.com/lists/CBS-33XXX-Series/441951
32XXX: https://www.discogs.com/lists/CBS-32XXX-Series/443399
Canadian Special (still a work in progress): https://www.discogs.com/lists/CBS-Canada-80XXX-Series/445464
The thread that spawned this series of lists in the first place: https://www.discogs.com/forum/thread/766648

Collection status: 9/569 (seems like the further back I go, the worse my track record with CBS numbering is - aside from the 32XXX Series)

Known, but still missing:
The Chambers Brothers - Oh My God! (Columbia, KC 31158, CANCELLED - INTENDED FOR APRIL 1972)
Greatest Hits of the 40's (Columbia, KG 31216/31217/31218, 1972)
Laurie Halloway Trio - Fiddler on the Roof (Harmony, H 31387, 1972)
Raymond Bell and His Orchestra and Chorus - Greatest Hits of the 70's (Harmony, KH 31388, 1972)
Doris Day - Softly as I Leave You (Harmony, H 31498, September 1972)
Andre Kostelanetz - Richard Rodgers, Vol. 2 (Harmony, KH 31711, October 1972)
Tommy Cash - That Certain One (Epic, KE 31747, CANCELLED - INTENDED FOR DECEMBER 1972)
Homemade Jam 1 (Columbia, C 31767, July 1973) and 2 (information same except this one is C 31772)
David Houston - Many Sides (Harmony, KH 31778, December 1972)
Gary Graffman - Chopin: Piano Works (Harmony, KH 31934, February 1973)
Wicked Lester (Epic, number unknown, may not have had a number assigned, CANCELLED)

  1. David Clayton-Thomas - David Clayton-Thomas

    32 For Sale from $1.99

    Columbia, KC 31000
    1972

  2. Genya Ravan - Genya Ravan

    16 For Sale from $0.95

    Columbia, C 31001
    1972

  3. Andre Kostelanetz* - Plays Chicago

    23 For Sale from $1.13

    Columbia, C 31002
    1971/January 1972

  4. Prairie Madness - Prairie Madness

    Columbia, KC 31003
    1972

  5. Leonard Bernstein - Mass

    67 For Sale from $1.92

    31006 AND 31007 MISSING
    Columbia Masterworks, M2 31008/31009/31010
    1971

  6. Previn*, St. Louis Symphony Orchestra*, Copland*, Britten* - Copland: The Red Pony; Britten: Sinfonia Da Requiem

    24 For Sale from $2.00

    Columbia Odyssey, Y 31016
    1972? (originally released as Columbia Masterworks MS 6583 in 1964)

  7. Hector Berlioz / Maurice Ravel / Gabriel Fauré - Charles Munch, The Philadelphia Orchestra - Berlioz, Ravel & Faure

    13 For Sale from $1.10

    Columbia Odyssey, Y 31017
    1972? (originally released as Columbia Masterworks ML 5923/MS 6523 in 1963)

  8. Walter Carlos - Switched-On Bach

    52 For Sale from $1.00

    Columbia Masterworks, MQ 31018
    January 1972 (originally released as MS 7194 in 1968)

  9. Morton Subotnick - Touch

    16 For Sale from $7.00

    Columbia Masterworks, MQ 31019
    January 1972

  10. Big Mouth (7) - Big Mouth

    7 For Sale from $12.00

    31020-31023 MISSING
    Spindizzy, Z 31024
    1971

  11. Grootna - Grootna

    26 For Sale from $8.99

    31026-31032 MISSING
    Columbia, C 31033
    December 1971

  12. Phil Woods - Rights Of Swing

    22 For Sale from $1.00

    Barnaby, KZ 31036
    1972

  13. Abbey Lincoln - Straight Ahead

    15 For Sale from $5.00

    Barnaby, KZ 31037
    1972

  14. Nils Lofgren - Grin - 1+1

    49 For Sale from $0.99

    Spindizzy, Z 31038
    1972

  15. Charles Mingus - Let My Children Hear Music

    5 For Sale from $10.00

    Columbia, KC 31039
    1972