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The Checkmates Ltd. Featuring Sonny Charles - Proud Mary / Spanish Harlem Album
The Checkmates Ltd. Featuring Sonny Charles - Proud Mary / Spanish Harlem Album
Performer: The Checkmates Ltd. Featuring Sonny Charles
Title: Proud Mary / Spanish Harlem
Label: A&M Records
Country: Germany
Released: 1969
Style: Pop Rock, Soul
Cat: 210 085
Rating: 4.6/5
Format: MP3, FLAC, WMA
FLAC size: 2691 mb | MP3 size: 1635 mb | WMA size: 2013 mb
Genre: Rock / R&b / Disco

1Spanish Harlem
Written-By – J. Leiber, P. Spector
2Proud Mary
Written-By – J. Fogerty


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
1 210 085The Checkmates Ltd. Proud Mary / Spanish Harlem ‎(7")A&M Records1 210 085France1969
1127Sonny Charles & The Checkmates Ltd. Sonny Charles & The Checkmates Ltd. - Spanish Harlem / Proud Mary ‎(7", Single)A&M Records1127US1969
210 085The Checkmates Ltd. Proud Mary / Spanish Harlem ‎(7", Single)A&M Records210 085Norway1969
AMS 559The Checkmates LTD. Proud Mary ‎(7", Single)A&M RecordsAMS 559South Africa1969
AMS 769The Checkmates Ltd. Ftrg. Sonny Charles The Checkmates Ltd. Ftrg. Sonny Charles - Proud Mary ‎(7", Single, Promo)A&M RecordsAMS 769UK1969


  • Arranged ByD. Barton, P. Botkin jr.
  • EngineerL. Levine
  • ProducerPhil Spector


On labels:
Mfd. by Deutsche Grammophon Gesellschaft

A: Jondara Music BMI
B: Progressive Music / Trio Music Co. Inc. / Mother Berta Music Inc. BMI

On sleeve:
Recorded by A&M Records, Hollywood - Printed in Germany - Imprime en Allemagne by Gebrüder Jänicke, Hannover


  • Matrix / Runout (Runout stamped side A): 1 ℗ 1969 K9 Λ ◊Z 00 210085 S1
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout stamped side B): 1 ℗ 1969 K9 Λ ◊Z 00 210085 S2
  • Rights Society: GEMA


  • Manufactured By – Deutsche Grammophon GmbH
  • Recorded By – A&M Records
  • Produced For – Phil Spector Productions
  • Printed By – Gebrüder Jänecke
  • Published By – Jondora Music
  • Published By – Progressive Music
  • Published By – Trio Music Co., Inc.
  • Published By – Mother Bertha Music, Inc.


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