Laff of the Party, Vol. 1

Recorded by
Foxx, Redd, American, 1922 - 1991
Published by
Dootone Record Corporation, American, 1951 - ca. 1975
Date
1960
On View
Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 054
Museum MapsObjects in this Location
Exhibition
Taking the Stage
Medium
vinyl, ink on ink on paper
Dimensions
Diameter (vinyl disc): 11 7/8 in. (30.2 cm)
H x W x D (sleeve): 12 3/8 x 12 3/8 x 1/8 in. (31.4 x 31.4 x 0.3 cm)
Description
A 33 1/3 rpm record album titled Laff of the Party, Vol. I recorded by Redd Foxx. The front of album cover features a caricature of Redd Foxx in a white jacket, white dress shorts, and red and white checkered socks. Red and black vertical type on left side reads "REDD / FOXX." Type on right side of cover's front reads "NOVELTY SERIES / DTL-214 / LAFF / OF THE / PARTY. / VOLUME 1 / COVER BY FOXX / dooto / AUTHENTIC HIGH FIDELITY / RECORDS." The reverse side of cover includes a track list, biography, and list of other comedy records. The vinyl disc's inner circle has green, red, and yellow border.
Classification
Media Arts-Audio Recordings
Type
record covers
long-playing records
Topic
Amusements
Comedy
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2013.101.1ab
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5e5259b83-1687-4d1e-99c2-8ca3aff3d6b4
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