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A Girl to Love; Hold Me Baby

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Data Source
National Museum of American History
Description (Brief)

The Chordcats. side 1: A Girl to Love; side 2: Hold Me Baby (Cat 112)
78 rpm.

The Chordcats were originally known as the Chords. They are best known for their 1954 hit song, "Sh-Boom."

Location
Currently not on view
recording artist
Chordcats
composer
Edwards, William
Feaster, Carl
Feaster, Claude
Keyes, James
McRae, Floyd
maker
Cat Records
date made
1954
Physical Description
shellac (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 10 in; 25.4 cm
Object Name
sound recording
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
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Sound Recordings
Popular Entertainment
Family & Social Life
ID Number
1996.0153.08716
catalog number
1996.0153.08716
label number
112
accession number
1996.0153
place made
United States: New York, New York City