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From the Land of Band Box Records

Images, Ads and Such from the Band Box Archives

Band Box Records Letterhead

Band Box Letterhead

Band Box Early Label

(From the label’s days on Broadway before the facility burned)

Band Box Predecessor Label – “Columbine” – Early 1950’s

Band Box Predecessor Label – “Columbine Record Sleeve”

Band Box Ad for a Band Box Portable Phonograph Player

(Band Box family states that this turntable was not produced)

Band Box Business Cards

Band Box Promotional Sheet Music

(Song composed by Band Box owner Vicky Morosan)

Band Box Recording Catalog

(A comprehensive listing of Band Box single and long play recordings)

Band Box Record Mailing Envelope

Band Box Session Data Sheet 1958 – For Bob Perry

(Accompanied by Chet Atkins)

Band Box Artist Barney Plotkin Publicity Photo

(Accepting congratulations for his civic service from Governor John Love – with family looking on)

Band Box Trade Ad 1957

(The label was briefly up for sale before Vicky Morosan changed her mind)

06 BAND BOX - FOR SALE ed

Band Box Artists on KIMN Survey Sheet – May, 1966 – Royal & The Shades

Band Box Artists Promotional Photo – Penny Starr

(Before she went on to national country music fame as “Penny Dehaven”)

(Penny Starr Cash Box Article – August 13th, 1966)

Band Box Artists Music Trade Ads 1966/1967 – Van Trevor

Band Box Artists Promotional Flyers – Sandi Scott

Band Box Artists Music Trade Ads – Sandi Scott

Band Box Trade Ad 1970 – Band Box For Sale

(This would have been Vicky’s second attempt to sell Band Box dating from the early 1970’s – This sale would not happen and then a few years later Sugarloaf and Beast guitar play Bob Yeazel would purchase the facility converting part of it into apartments and renaming the studio “Warthog” recording studio)

Band Box Hot Rod with Clifford Mitchell

(Vicky sponsored this hot rod back in the early 1960’s – Clifford Mitchell, the Band Box graphic artist who designed the Band Box family of labels and 45 picture sleeve and long play jacket art is shown here with unidentified lady – The rod was most likely entered into competition at the Lakeside Speedway adjacent to Lakeside Amusement Park – a few blocks from the Band Box recording studio)

Band Box Music Trade Magazine Ad October, 1965 – Chuck Thomas

(Chuck Thomas was also a member of the Band Box group “The Four Chevelles”)

Band Box Music Trade Magazine Ads – Joe Valino (1956-1959)

(Valino had one single released on the Band Box Label via James Myers Publishing as shown on this Billboard Ad – also on the ad was Bob & Shirley and the Valiants)

Band Box Music Trade Magazine Ad 1960 – Milt Watson’s Mastertones

Band Box Music Trade Magazine Ad 1964 – Multiple Artists

(Orlie & Saints – Lee Chandler – J.D. Scott – Tony Rodelle Larson)

Band Box Promotional Flyer 1960 – The Saints

Band Box Music Trade Magazine Ad 1964 – Multiple Artists

(Orlie and the Saints – Bob & Shirley and the Valiants – Joe Valino – Leigh Barron)

Band Box Music Trade Magazine Ad 1964 – The Four Chevelles

Band Box Music Trade Magazine Ad 1964 – Metric Music for Ronny Kae

Band Box Music Trade Magazine Ad 1967 – Ronnie Kae

Band Box Promotional Flyer 1958

(For Lee Chandler and the Blue Rhythms)

Band Box Blue Rhythms Promotion Photo – 1960’s

(With singe Emily Rae)

Band Box Promotional Flyer 1959

(Promoting Bob & Shirley release of “Consideration”)

Band Box Artists Denver Newspaper Ad – 1960’s

(The Blue Rhythms one-time Appearance as “The Hound Dogs”)

Band Box Artists Denver Newspaper Ad – Don May and the Four Gigolos

(At Amato’s Capri Lounge)

Gigolos 01

(At the Golden Buffet Fun House)

Gigolos 02

Band Box Artists Denver Newspaper Ad – Freddie & the Hitch-Hikers

(At the Can-Can Cocktail Lounge – 1960’s)

(At the Combo Club – 1960’s)

(At Ductman’s – 1960’s)

Band Box Artists Denver Newspaper Ad – Rocky Starr

(At The Thieves Market at the Regency)

Band Box Artists Denver Newspaper Ad – Randy King

(At Club Corners in Wheat Ridge)

Courtesy of Lisa Wheeler - North of Pueblo

Band Box Trade Ad Denver Newspaper – Embert Mishler & Jim McGraw

(At the Caravan West in Wheat Ridge)

Courtesy of Lisa Wheeler - North of Pueblo

Band Box Trade Ad November, 1965 – Randy King

Band Box Artists Denver Newspaper Ad – The Shell-Tones

(At the Baja)

Band Box Artists Denver Newspaper Ad – Randy King

(At the Sultan’s Table)

Band Box Artists Promotional Photo 1970’s – Lee Sims

Band Box Artists Denver Newspaper Ad – The Ink Spots

(At the 400 Club in the “My-O-My Room”)

Band Box Artists Newspaper Ad – Joel Cowan

(At Club 45 in Butte, Montana –  Joel Cowan recorded on Band Box with an assemblage of Ink Spots)

(At the 3-D Club – Great Falls, Montana – 1957)

Band Box Music Trade Magazine Ad – Al Stomp Trio – with Joel Cowan)

(Excelsior Publishing Los Angeles, California)

Band Box Artists San Diego, California Newspaper Ad – Ink Spots

(At Pirates Cave San Diego)

Band Box Artists Denver Newspaper Ad – The Lidos – 1965

Lidos vs Status Seekers

Band Box Artists Denver Newspaper Ad – Walt Conley

(At Little Bohemia)

(At the College Inn)

Band Box Artists Denver Newspaper Ad – Jimmy James

(At Cavaleri’s Cottonwood)

Band Box Artists Denver Newspaper Ad – Buddy Miller & The Hi Ho’s

(At the Ritz Starlite Room)

Band Box Artists Denver Newspaper Ad – Bob an Silvia (spelling)

(At the King Cole Bar – 1960’s)

BOB AND SYLVIA BAND BOX A

Band Box Artists Denver Newspaper Ad – Bob an Sylvia

(At the 400 Club – 1960’s)

Band Box Publisher Myers Music – 1960’s

James Myers provided many artists for Band Box Records based on the East Coast – Myers was the composer of the monster hit “Rock Around the Clock”.

Band Box Artist in the Denver Post – 1960’s

Polka band leader Herman Dinges shown with Wendelin Sander and Larry Werth – Shown later in the backyard of his home in West Denver on Zenobia Street)

A young Dinges (left) with Wendelin Sander and Larry Werth of Kansas

Band Box Artists in Denver Newspaper 1970 – Jerri Meers

(At Ray Iverson’s Senate Lounge)

(Promotional info sleeve issued with Jerri’s Keyboard Record 7-Inch Release in 1966 as “Jerrolyn Meers” her real name)

Band Box Artists The Fabulous Fremonts Promotional Poster

(The group was based in Pueblo, Colorado and recorded on the Band Box subsidiary label Valerie – image by Colorado music historian Lisa Wheeler)

 

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