Recording and Album Cover Factolas

Records' Factolas Oscura




The Most Covered Song in Recording History



The Moody Blues' The Present album cover

Maxfield Parrish's Daybreak and The Present


Bruce Springsteen's Fire - Side B

The Longest playing 45 RPM Single Side Ever Recorded - Over 10 minutes (10:03)


The Original "Hound Dog" Recording

Willie Mae "Big Mama" Thornton, August 13, 1952 and Elvis's 1956 double-sided 45 RPM hit.


The Hokey-Pokey

Said to"symbolize a good time for people and bring smiles to their faces" like no other song. Also a song with a complicated history.


The 150 Greatest Albums Made By Women - NPR List 2017 - Turning the Tables

This list, of the greatest albums made by women between 1964 and the present, is an intervention, a remedy, a correction of the historical record and hopefully the start of a new conversation. Compiled by nearly 50 women from across NPR and the public radio system and produced in partnership with Lincoln Center, it rethinks popular music to put women at the center.

Courtesy of NPR