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George Olsen And His Music – 1929

  “South Sea Rose” George Olsen And His Music; Ethel Shutta, vocal (Victor 22213-B)                       November 3, 1929   “What Do I Care” George Olsen And His Music; Ethel Shutta, vocal … Continue reading

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Abe Lyman And His California Orchestra – 1928

  “Won’t You Tell Me Hon (When We’re Gonna Be One)” Abe Lyman And His California Orchestra;  Paul Neely, vocal (Brunswick 4175)                                November 26, 1928 … Continue reading

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The Georgians – 1923

  “Snakes Hips” The Georgians (Columbia A-3864 mx 80900)          March 14, 1923   “Farewell Blues” The Georgians (Columbia A-3864 mx 80887)           March 6, 1923   From the Edward Mitchell collection, here is … Continue reading

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Paul Godwin Tanz Orchester – 1932

  “Niemand fragt uns” (“Nobody Asked Us”) Paul Godwin Tanz Orchester;  Paul Dorn, vocal (Grammophon 24508 B)          January 15, 1932   Here is a beautiful and very haunting tango composed by Allan Gray for the 1932 … Continue reading

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The Knickerbockers / Eddie Elkins & His Orchestra – 1925

  “You Told Me To Go” The Knickerbockers (Columbia 482-D mx 141140)                   October 16, 1925   “Don’t Wait Too Long” Eddie Elkings And His Orchestra (Columbia 482-D mx 14114)        … Continue reading

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Savoy Havana Band – 1923

  “The Cat’s Whiskers” Savoy Havana Band;  Ramon Newton, vocal (Columbia 3340 mx A 350)                            October 17, 1923   “Panamericana” Savoy Havana Band (Columbia 3340 mx A … Continue reading

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The Black Pirates – 1928

“Just A Sweetheart” The Black Pirates; Frank Wells, vocal (Broadway 1218-A mx 20870)                      circa October 1928   “Some Of These Days” The Black Pirates; Diana Dell, vocal (Broadway 1218-B mx … Continue reading

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Sam Lanin & His Famous Players – 1927

  “Too Busy” Benny Meroff And His Orchestra; Dick Robertson, Ed Smalle, vocal (OKeh 41079 mx 400820)                              June 25, 1927   “Darling” Sam Lanin & His … Continue reading

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Waring’s Pennsylvanians – 1924

  “Any Way The Wind Blows” Waring’s Pennsylvanians (Victor 19422-B)                               August 12, 1924   “Dreary Weather” Waring’s Pennsylvanians; Tom Waring, vocal (Victor 19422-A)        … Continue reading

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Leo Reisman And His Orchestra – 1927-1928 (Plus a murder mystery)

  “Foolin’ Time” Leo Reisman And His Orchestra; Lew Conrad, vocal (Columbia 1416 D mx 145983)                 April 9, 1928     “When The Moon Comes Peeping Thru” Leo Reisman And His Orchestra; Don … Continue reading

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