Sound Recording, "Sputnik Dance," performed by the Equadors

Description
Alan Turner, the lead singer in The Equadors, a Philadelphia rhythm and blues band, composed the song "Sputnik Dance," which the group recorded in early 1958. Track 2 on this side was the song "I'll Be the One." The other side had songs "A Vision" and "Stay a Little Longer." The Equadors later renamed the group The Modern Ink Spots, and sang for several years.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sound recording
Date made
1958
maker
RCA Victor
Physical Description
vinyl (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 7 in; 17.78 cm
Place Made
United States: New Jersey, Camden
ID Number
2007.0048.01
accession number
2007.0048
catalog number
2007.0048.01
maker number
EPA 4286
subject
Music
Music & Musical Instruments
Sputnik
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Culture and the Arts: Entertainment
Sputnik
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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