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Holy Cow Records is a used record store in Seattle's Pike Place Market. We have been continuously operating for 24 years. We also sell online.
Online inventory is housed outside of the retail store.


Current project: working our way through a vast 7 inch collection. Adding inventory for sale and contributing to db improvements when we can.

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Christmachine - Deadwax Info For Identifying Vinyl Lineage & Provenance
US Record Pressing Plants by disneyfacts
Anorak's Corner - US Pressing Plant Markings
Columbia stamper numbers 1A 1B 1C
Common runout groove etchings: how to list them (Version 8)
RCA Victor Master Serial Number Codes - 1942-1980's
London / Deram / Threshold Pressing Matrix Suffix Codes
LP Pressing Rings And The Mystery Of The Deep Groove (April, 2021 Update)

BMI Songview
ASCAP Repertory Search
The World's Music Charts
World Radio History - Billboard, Cashbox

Record Grading 101: Understanding The Goldmine Grading Guide
BaOI Stacking
Compare Styrene vs Vinyl Atlantic 45s
Mono/Stereo & Mono/Stereo in notes and format not track subtitles

(Instrumental) part of track title
Guidance for the runout lists
With Orchestra
BaOI Description 1, 2
Images of matrix/runouts are allowed
Wikipedia is not a valid source
As-on-release
Re-valid invalid
Pressing plant in FTF
Version not in title vs Version in title
45rpmrecords.com - Specializing in local labels from Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky and West Virginia
45-sleeves.co.uk - A guide to find the correct sleeves for your 45 RPM singles
Buckeye Beat - Rock and Roll, Rhythm and Blues, Soul and Country music from Ohio 1950-1979+
DAHR - Discography of American Historical Recordings
jazzdisco.org
Northwest Music Archives
Nor-Va-Jak Music - Norman Petty Recording Studios discography
West Texas Musicians Project

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The Exotic Guitars - I Walk Alone / Twilight Time
submitted The Exotic Guitars - I Walk Alone / Twilight Time. 1 day ago
Ace Cannon - Rainy Night In Georgia / Lodi
submitted Ace Cannon - Rainy Night In Georgia / Lodi. 1 day ago
Tex Ritter - Prairie Home
submitted Tex Ritter - Prairie Home. 2 days ago
Harold Dorman - In The Beginning / Wait Til' Saturday Night
submitted Harold Dorman - In The Beginning / Wait Til' Saturday Night. 2 days ago
Dodie Stevens - No
submitted Dodie Stevens - No. 2 days ago
Ace Cannon And His Alto Sax* - The Great Pretender / Gone
submitted Ace Cannon And His Alto Sax* - The Great Pretender / Gone. 3 days ago
Commodores - Still
submitted Commodores - Still. 4 days ago
The Skyliners, Lennie Martin And The Orchestra* - It Happened Today / Lonely Way
submitted The Skyliners, Lennie Martin And The Orchestra* - It Happened Today / Lonely Way. 6 days ago
Freddie Bell And The Bellboys* - Ding Dong / I Said It And I'm Glad
submitted Freddie Bell And The Bellboys* - Ding Dong / I Said It And I'm Glad. 7 days ago
The Innocents (2) - Honest I Do
submitted The Innocents (2) - Honest I Do. 7 days ago
Aretha Franklin - Call Me
submitted Aretha Franklin - Call Me. 8 days ago
Al Downing - Gimme Some Lovin' / The Whole World's Gone Funky
submitted Al Downing - Gimme Some Lovin' / The Whole World's Gone Funky. 8 days ago
The Five Keys - Boom-Boom / The Face Of An Angel
submitted The Five Keys - Boom-Boom / The Face Of An Angel. 8 days ago
David Rogers (7) - It'll Be Her
submitted David Rogers (7) - It'll Be Her. 9 days ago
Roberta Wynn - Dream Boy / Since Gary Went In The Navy
submitted Roberta Wynn - Dream Boy / Since Gary Went In The Navy. 11 days ago
Jimmy McCracklin And His Blues Blasters - You're The One / I Wanna' Make Love To You
submitted Jimmy McCracklin And His Blues Blasters - You're The One / I Wanna' Make Love To You. 12 days ago
The Whispers (4) - Are You Sorry?
submitted The Whispers (4) - Are You Sorry?. 13 days ago
Bobby Comstock - Susie Baby
submitted Bobby Comstock - Susie Baby. 14 days ago
Stan Freberg With The Toads - Sh-Boom
submitted Stan Freberg With The Toads - Sh-Boom. 15 days ago
Cowboy Copas - Sweet Thing / Signed Sealed And Delivered
submitted Cowboy Copas - Sweet Thing / Signed Sealed And Delivered. 15 days ago
Pat Boone - If Dreams Came True
submitted Pat Boone - If Dreams Came True. 16 days ago
Andy Kim - Give Me Your Love / That Girl
submitted Andy Kim - Give Me Your Love / That Girl. 16 days ago
Bobby Darin - Silver Dollar
submitted Bobby Darin - Silver Dollar. 17 days ago
Red Prysock - Happy Feet / Blow Your Horn
submitted Red Prysock - Happy Feet / Blow Your Horn. 17 days ago
Stuart Hamblen - Just A Man
submitted Stuart Hamblen - Just A Man. 18 days ago
Ace Cannon - More
submitted Ace Cannon - More. 18 days ago
Dora Hall - I Won't Give Him Up / Crazy
submitted Dora Hall - I Won't Give Him Up / Crazy. 18 days ago
Little Joe The Thriller* - The Echoes Keep Calling Me
submitted Little Joe The Thriller* - The Echoes Keep Calling Me. 18 days ago
Dallan LaRoc - Beginning Of Love / Until
submitted Dallan LaRoc - Beginning Of Love / Until. 20 days ago
Randy And The Rainbows* - Little Hot Rod Suzie / Joyride
submitted Randy And The Rainbows* - Little Hot Rod Suzie / Joyride. 20 days ago
Jimmy Reed - Baby What You Want Me To Do
submitted Jimmy Reed - Baby What You Want Me To Do. 21 days ago
Johnny Cash And The Tennessee Two* / Johnny Cash With The Gene Lowery Singers - Straight A's In Love / I Love You Because
submitted Johnny Cash And The Tennessee Two* / Johnny Cash With The Gene Lowery Singers - Straight A's In Love / I Love You Because. 22 days ago
Smokey Robinson & The Miracles - I Don't Blame You At All
submitted Smokey Robinson & The Miracles - I Don't Blame You At All. 22 days ago
Cathy Johnson With Ray Ellis - Please Come Back To Me
submitted Cathy Johnson With Ray Ellis - Please Come Back To Me. 23 days ago
Bloodstone - Natural High
submitted Bloodstone - Natural High. 23 days ago
Wendy Waye - If Only
submitted Wendy Waye - If Only. 23 days ago
Jonathan And Leigh - Constant Tuesday
submitted Jonathan And Leigh - Constant Tuesday . 24 days ago
Joe & Rose Lee Maphis - Your Little Black Book
submitted Joe & Rose Lee Maphis - Your Little Black Book. 24 days ago
Jimmy Dean With Ray Ellis And His Orchestra - Love Me So I'll Know / Deep Blue Sea
submitted Jimmy Dean With Ray Ellis And His Orchestra - Love Me So I'll Know / Deep Blue Sea. 25 days ago
Jack Lemmon - I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles / I Cover The Waterfront
submitted Jack Lemmon - I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles / I Cover The Waterfront. 25 days ago
Jimmy McCracklin And His Band - The Walk / I'm To Blame
submitted Jimmy McCracklin And His Band - The Walk / I'm To Blame. 26 days ago
Peggy Sue (2) - L-o-v-e, Love
submitted Peggy Sue (2) - L-o-v-e, Love. 26 days ago
Julie London - The Boy From Ipanema
submitted Julie London - The Boy From Ipanema. 26 days ago
Ray Barretto Y Su Charanga Moderna - El Watusi
submitted Ray Barretto Y Su Charanga Moderna - El Watusi. 27 days ago
Floyd Cramer - The First Hurt / Lovesick Blues
submitted Floyd Cramer - The First Hurt / Lovesick Blues. 27 days ago
Don Bowman - Giddyup Do-Nut
submitted Don Bowman - Giddyup Do-Nut . 28 days ago
Roy Montague - Shadows On A Wall
submitted Roy Montague - Shadows On A Wall. 28 days ago
Society Of Seven - Summer Symphony
submitted Society Of Seven - Summer Symphony. 29 days ago
Bobby Johnson (21) - Dinner On The Ground / Shame On Me
submitted Bobby Johnson (21) - Dinner On The Ground / Shame On Me. 29 days ago
Jackie DeShannon - Things We Said Today
submitted Jackie DeShannon - Things We Said Today. 29 days ago