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Revised 10/4/14

SONG HITS
US Labels and Company Sleeves 1959-1966

Labels

The Capital Distributing Co., Derby, Conn.
SH 2 - 1959
to
SH 40 - 1966
SH 4 - 1959
to
SH 42 - 1966
SH 4 - 1959
Solid colour
SH 10 - 1960
A budget label that produced cover versions of current hit songs. 
 Hit Parader and Song Hits were related.  They shared numbering systems. 
Hit Parader were all ODD numbered and Song Hits were all EVEN numbered.
Also see Hit Parader for full story.
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Sleeves
Range
Front
Back
Details
No 1
1960
to
.
No black borders around the edges and the hole
No "Printed in U.S.A."
   Cut straight  Inside glued  
No 2
.
to
.
No black borders around the edges and the hole
Tall "6"
No "Printed in U.S.A."
   Cut straight/notch  Inside glued  
No 3
.
to
.
Black borders around the edges and the hole
No "Printed in U.S.A."
   Cut straight/notch  Inside glued  
No 4
.
to
.
No black borders around the edges and the hole
No "Printed in U.S.A."
   Cut straight  Inside glued  
No 5
.
to
.
Black borders around the edges and the hole
No "Printed in U.S.A."
   Cut straight  Inside glued  
No 6
.
to
.
Black borders around the edges and the hole
V notch
No "Printed in U.S.A."
 Cut straight/notch  Inside glued  
No 7
.
to
.
Black borders around the edges and the hole
Printed in U.S.A.
   Cut straight/notch  Inside glued  
No 8
.
to
SH 42 - 1966
Basic sleeve printed first. 
Songs for each issue added later.
   Cut straight/notch  Inside glued  
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Contact for corrections : erlmehl@online.no
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Thanks to Tony, NYC for scans in this section
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Thanks to John Villanova, New York for scans in this section
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Thanks to Jim Ronat, Highland, Illinois for scans in this section
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Thanks to Sam Mathis, Jacksonville, Florida for scans in this section
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Thanks to Bill Eaton, Tulsa, Oklahoma  for scans in this section
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Song Hits Magazine
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