USA Colgems Singles

Someday Man/
Listen To The Band


66-5004

Released On April 15, 1969
Highest Chart Position:
Billboard: 81/63
Cash Box: 80/57
Record World: 74/60

Both sides charted in the top 100 on US Billboard,
so this is considered a double A-sided single.



April 26, 1969
Billboard Ad

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Sheet Music

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Picture Sleeves:


Type 1

 


Type 2

 


Type 3

All the sleeves are the straight-cut type
with no thumb tabs.

 

All Known Picture Sleeve Variations


Someday Man, the original A-side was heavily promoted in trade ads
and was designated as the 'plug side' on the promo single. (Type 1)

However, DJs began to recognize the superiority of the B-side,
and this justified Colgems making an updated picture sleeve (Type 2)
with "Listen To The Band" above "Someday Man".

However, at some point in time, Type 3 was created,
with the flipped titles on each side. This is the only copy I've seen.
The LTTB song title is shorter in length, compared to Type 2.

The black bar with the credits at the bottom is the B-side.

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Records:

Matrix Codes: WZKS - 5399/ 5398


hollywood pressing plant


Type 3 Label

 

Rockaway pressing plant


Type 3 Label


Indianapolis pressing plant


Type 3 Label

 


Type 4 Label

 

Label Types Explained

 

Promotional

hollywood pressing plant


 

Indianapolis pressing plant

 

Error Labels


Off-Center Press/
Blank B-Side

 


Black ink
double stamped