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

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

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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.
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sound recording
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Physical Description
vinyl (overall material)
overall: 7 in; x 17.78 cm
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Credit Line
Gift of Dick Clark
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National Museum of American History
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