Tower (U.S.A.) / 1947

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Design: A strong image of a skeletal metal tower beaming radio waves, overlapped by the label name in broad-pen-influenced sans serif caps, with strokes sheared off at an angle.

History: According to the web site of collector Glenn Longwell, the Tower label was a product of the Town & Country Record Co. of St. Louis, Missouri. Label scan courtesy of collector Georg Richter of Germany, who writes: "In the Billboard magazine of November 1, 1947 the reverse side, How Soon, was voted as follows for being projected as 'Tomorrow's Hits': The Disc Jockeys' Pick (#3); The Retailers' Pick (#1) and The Operators' Pick (#1)."

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