Man, Google's awesome. To learn more about Gleason the musician, Click Here (spaceagepop.com)
Capitol Records W-455 - 1957. This was originally a 10" EP (H-455) containing eight fewer tracks. I don't think there's a stereo version (label number would begin "SW" instead of "W"), at least not after spending an entire minute on Google and that's all you get because I'm LAZY
Purchased: 1 Mar 2001 From: Probably Big Al's Record Barn in San Jose, CA Price: $1?
And finally, if you're REALLY adventurous (and/or bored), you can read the liner notes on the back cover by clicking here. (102K JPEG)
Gleason also released an album called "Jackie Gleason Presents Music to Remember Her". And believe me, it works! I listened to it last week, and I can't believe I forgot I has a twin sister. Not to mention my wives from Utah and West Va.!
For those interested, here's some more peculiar albums:
http://cerebus.podomatic.com I'm slowly catching back up, I should be back on schedule with a new one by the weekend, but to tide you all over, here's a special (...and late) Valentines Day mix I made for a special someone...