Cherry Pink and Apple Blossom White; St. Louis Blues Mambo Vinyl Single

Description
This is the 7-inch 45 rpm single containing Perez Prado and his orchestra’s rendition of “Cherry Pink and Apple Blossom White” with the B-side “St. Louis Blues Mambo.” Originally released in 1955, the single featured trumpeter Bill Regis and hit number one on the Billboard Hot 100, where it stayed for ten consecutive weeks. The instrumental was used as the theme for the 1955 film “Underwater” starring Jane Russell. This record is the RCA Gold Standard reissue from 1962.
Object Name
sound recording
date made
1955
Physical Description
vinyl (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 7 in; x 17.78 cm
ID Number
1982.0095.38
accession number
1982.0095
catalog number
1982.0095.38
subject
Popular Entertainment
American Enterprise
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Culture and the Arts: Entertainment
American Enterprise
Exhibition
American Enterprise
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Dick Clark

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