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catalog no: 330
78 rpm single from earliest recording session. 1943 Perú
catalog no: B 71203
Early 1943 material recorded in Argentina, probably a later reissue due to the spelling of her name which was not used before 1950. 1950 Italy
catalog no: D.P. 324
78 single of 1943 Argentina Session is likely issued circa 1950 due to the spelling of Yma Sumac's name. Before 1950, it was spelled "Imma Sumack" but on this release, it has the more common spelling. 1950 United Kingdom
catalog no: UR 837
One of the few releases from Uruguay, this one probably dates back to 1943 due to the spelling of her name. 1943 Uruguay
catalog no: 57025
This single from Argentina was an early release which used her original name, Imma Sumack. 1943 Argentina
catalog no: 274
78 rpm single from earliest recording session in 1943. 1943 Perú
catalog no: D.P.334
Early 1943 material recorded in Argentina, probably a later reissue due to the spelling of her name which was not used before 1950. 1950 United Kingdom
catalog no: 241702
Although European releases of this early material from Argentina were usually on the Parlaphone label, this one from Greece is Odeon. 1950 Greece
catalog no: EDA 3050
A 78 single from Yma's live 1961 performance in Bucharest, Romania. By this time, 78s were no longer made in the U.S. but apparently this was not so in parts of Europe. Ataipura is the Romanian spelling. 1961 Romania
Unusual 78 single from Brazil pairs two tracks that are generally unrelated: Babalu is usually paired with Wimoweh as a single only but High Andes (Ataypura) is from the 1950 Voice of the Xtabay 78 rpm album 1953 Brazil
catalog no: 2079
This single was never part of an album 1952 United States
catalog no: CL-13 766
Single, never part of an album 1952 United States
catalog no: CP 133
This single was never part of an album 1952 New Zealand
catalog no: 2079
One of the more common promotional recordings on Capitol Records' white promotional labels. These songs were recorded on April 21st, 1952 and were never part of any of Yma Sumac's albums. 1952 United States
catalog no: 1819
Single from Broadway musical, Flahooley 1951 United States
catalog no: 7-1819
Single from Broadway musical Flahooley, this is a white label promotional version, which seems to be fairly common. 1951 United States
catalog no: C 80200
Single from Broadway musical Flahooley on the German Capitol-Telefunken label. While other pressings have a photo-sleeve, this interesting release has a paper sleeve which shows the Hollywood Bowl stage where Yma Sumac made her debut several years earlier. 1951 Germany
catalog no: 7-1819
One of the more common promotional singles, this one contains two tracks from the 1951 Broadway musical Flahooley. The regular release of this single, which was available as both 78 and 45 rpm singles, was in a picture sleeve but promotional copies were in plain Capitol sleeves. 1951 United States
catalog no: 415
78 rpm single from earliest recording session in 1943. Mi Vida Y La Tuya was performed by Los Chalanes 1943 Perú
catalog no: 15005
Due to the spelling of her name, this pressing likely dates to the original release in Argentina 1943 Chile
catalog no: 15649
One of several 78 RPM singles from France on the Telefunken label. 1950 France
catalog no: 15002 A
Due to the spelling of her name on the label, this recording dates back to the original release. 1943 Argentina
catalog no: 272
78 rpm single from earliest recording session in 1943. 1943 Perú
catalog no: EDA 3053
78 Single from live concert recorded in 1961 in Bucharest, Romania 1961 Romania
catalog no: CP 052
Single from Voice of the Xtabay 1950 New Zealand
catalog no: C 80141
78 rpm single from Voice of the Xtabay, pressed in Germany on Telefunken-Capitol label 1950 Germany
catalog no: 10-40.139
78 single from Voice of the Xtabay album. 1950 Brazil
catalog no: 15650
One of several 78 RPM singles from France on the Telefunken label. 1950 France
catalog no: CP 053
Single from Voice of the Xtabay 1950 New Zealand
catalog no: EDA 3052
78 Single from live concert recorded in 1961 in Bucharest, Romania 1961 Romania
catalog no: B 71186
Due to the spelling of Yma Sumac's name, this pressing was likely made circa 1950. Before that, it was spelled "Imma Sumack." This Italian pressing on the Parlophon was made in the '50s and has pink with yellow labels while other nearly identical pressings from Italy had purple labels. 1950 Italy
catalog no: B 71186
78 rpm single from Yma Sumac's earliest recordings from 1943. This Italian pressing on the Parlophon was made in the '50s and has purple labels while other nearly identical pressings from Italy had pink labels.. 1950 Italy
catalog no: 328
78 single from earliest recording session, Marshiringa has vocals by Rosita Vivanco 1943 Perú
catalog no: 316
78 rpm single from earliest recording session in 1943 with second side being an instrumental with harp solo. 1943 Perú
catalog no: 15648
One of several 78 RPM singles from France on the Telefunken label. 1950 France
catalog no: X-3386
Early 1943 material recorded in Argentina, probably a later reissue due to the spelling of her name which was not used before 1950 1950 Brazil
catalog no: 277.019
This French pressing was likely released in the early '50s due to the spelling of her name on the labels, which was not used before 1950. 1950 France
catalog no: B 71188
Single pressing from Italy of Yma Sumac's early recording session. Due to the spelling of her name, this release was from 1950 at the earliest. 1950 Italy
catalog no: 184.943
Single pressing from Spain of Yma Sumac's early recording session. Due to the spelling of her name, this release was from 1950 at the earliest. 1950 Spain
catalog no: 306
78 rpm single from earliest recording session from 1943. Side A is an instrumental of the Andean Waltz style while side B has vocals by Imma Sumack. 1943 Perú
catalog no: B 71216
Early 1943 material recorded in Argentina, probably a later reissue due to the spelling of her name which was not used before 1950 1950 Italy
catalog no: C 80213
Single from Germany on Telefunken label 1952 Germany
catalog no: B 71194
Early 1943 material recorded in Argentina, this is a later reissue due to the spelling of her name which was not used before 1950, 1950 Italy
78 rpm single from earliest recording session, paired with one of the other tracks from this session. Can anyone help us match it to its mate and supply a catalog number or a copy for the Archives? 1943 Perú
catalog no: 276
78 rpm single from earliest recording session from 1943. 1943 Perú
catalog no: 362
Un Picaflor la Desangro (A Hummingbird took her blood) is the only known spoken track ever recorded by Yma Sumac and is both in Quechua and Spanish. 1943 Perú
catalog no: UR 836
Part of the 1943 Argentina Session and probably dates back to the original release in 1943 1943 Uruguay
catalog no: 57006 A
Single from early recording session probably dates back to the original release due to the spelling of her name. 1943 Argentina
catalog no: CL.13513
78 single from the United Kingdom on the Capitol Decca Label. 1950 United Kingdom
catalog no: CL. 13513
78 single from the United Kingdom on the Capitol Label. Other releases with the same catalog number were on the subsidiary Decca label. 1950 United Kingdom
catalog no: C 80141
Single from Voice of the Xtabay 1950 Germany
catalog no: C 80 141
Single from Voice of the Xtabay 1952 Netherlands
catalog no: C-765
Single, from Voice of the Xtabay 1950 Canada
catalog no: 1717
Promotional single from Yma Sumac's first U.S. album, Voice of the Xtabay 1950 United States
catalog no: 15647
One of several 78 RPM singles from France on the Telefunken label. 1950 France
catalog no: CL 15647
78 rpm single from Germany on the Capitol Records Telefunken label. The two songs contained on this single are from the Voice of the Xtabay album. 1950 Germany
catalog no: 5530
One of the few known releases from Japan, this is a 78 rpm single made by the King Records company, a subsidiary of Capitol Records. 1950 Japan
catalog no: 10-40.138
Single from Voice of the Xtabay, recorded in 1950. This is one of the few pressings known from Brazil. 1952 Brazil
catalog no: 1717
Single, from Voice of the Xtabay. 1952 United States
It is not known with which other track this was originally paired. 1943 Perú
catalog no: A7783
78 single from earliest recording session 1943 Australia
catalog no: DP 281
Early 1943 material recorded in Argentina, probably a later reissue due to the spelling of her name which was not used before 1950 1950 Netherlands
catalog no: 275394
Due to the spelling of Yma Sumac's name, which was first used in 1950, this release was not made before that. 1950 Turkey
catalog no: B 71187
One of the many reissues of Yma Sumac's 1943 tracks. There were several Italian releases of this 78 rpm single with variations in label color only. This release has pink labels while others have purple labels. 1950 Italy
catalog no: DP 281
Early 1943 material recorded in Argentina, probably a later reissue due to the spelling of her name which was not used before 1950 1950 United Kingdom
catalog no: A.7783
Early 1943 material recorded in Argentina, probably a later reissue due to the spelling of her name which was not used before 1950 1950 New Zealand
catalog no: B 71187
78 rpm single from Yma Sumac's early recording sessions in Argentina in 1943. This particular pressing was made later in Italy from those early sessions. There were several Italian releases of this 78 rpm single with variations in label color only. This release has purple labels while others have pi . . . 1950 Italy
catalog no: 15006
This release of Yma's first recording session has her name spelled Imma Sumack so probably dates to the original 1943 release. 1943 Chile
catalog no: X3381
Single pressing from Brazil of Yma Sumac's early recording session. Due to the spelling of her name, this release was from 1950 at the earliest. 1950 Brazil
78 rpm single from earliest recording session. Based on other known releases, we have made an educated guess that it was probably paired with Amor originally. 1943 Perú
catalog no: 15000
78 rpm single dates from early release due to the spelling of her name as Imma Sumack. 1943 Chile
catalog no: 15000
Early 1943 material recorded in Argentina, probably a later reissue due to the spelling of her name which was not used before 1950. Wifalitay is often performed by other Peruvian singers under the name Wifala. 1950 Chile
catalog no: C80274
Telefunken 78 single from Germany 1952 Germany
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