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Saturday, August 3, 2013

WORLD PACIFIC 45 RPM 
77800 / 77900 SERIES
PART SIX – 77901 / 77920

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The 77800 45 single series began when the release designation for the 400 45 single series was reassigned to a matrix series with the release of 77800 that carried matrix numbers WP-429-B and WP-430. The second release in the 77800 series, 77801, had matrix numbers WP-432 and WP-433.  The 77800 series would be the final 45 RPM single series for the World Pacific/Pacific Jazz/Aura line and would be a mixed bag of musical genres, drawing from the new Pacific Jazz PJ series, the World Pacific 1400 and 1800 LP series, the Aura LP series and random single releases not drawn from an LP release. 


Many of the artists represented on these World Pacific 45 RPM releases achieved fame beyond their credit listing as performer, arranger or producer of the 45 single.  The listing will separate these credits with a back slash in each case: performing artist or group / arranger / producer. The artists represented in this sixth group of releases include: Harper & Rowe / Cy Payne / Ed Ver Schure & Ralph Murphy, Mary Jane Hooper / Eddie Bo / Al Scramuzza, J. P. Rags / Ralph Geddes / Larry Goldberg & Doug Cox, Peter Sarstedt / Ian Green / Ray Singer, Kevin Shane / Tri-Sound Productions, December’s Children / Ray Whitley / Ray Whitley, Peter Sarstedt /Ian Green / Ray Singer, Elfstone / Michael Lloyd / Kim Fowley / Marty Cerf, Cathy Rich / Kim Fowley / Marty Cerf, David Tennyson / Johnny Arthey / Kenny Young, J. P. Rags / Walter Scharf /Larry Goldberg & David Cox, Cy Coleman, Harper & Rowe / Cy Payne / Ed Ver Schure & Ralph Murphy, Country Mile / Gerry Davis / Walter Georis, Peter Sarstedt /Ian Green / Ray Singer, Soul Cadets / Ron Townson (of the Fifth Dimension).

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