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Léon Jessel / Whilhelm Aletter Intermezzos – 1913

“The Wedding Of The Rose” Conway’s Band July 9, 1913 (Victor 17476-B) The Wedding Of The Rose “Rendez-vous” Victor Concert Orchestra December 23, 1913 (Victor 17476 A) Rendez-vous   Here are two recordings of “intermezzo” songs that were well-known on … Continue reading

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Harry Roy Stage Show (Recorded at Empire Theatre, Leeds) 1936

“Harry Roy Stage Show” Parts 1 & 2 Harry Roy & His Orchestra October 8, 1936 (Parolophone F 609 mx CE 7927, mx CE 7936) Harry Roy Stage Show Part 1 & 2   Here is a recording of the … Continue reading

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Riccardo Stracciari “Barcarolle From La Gioconda” 1921

“Barcarolle From La Gioconda” Riccardo Stracciari, vocal November 1, 1921 (Columbia 79636) Bacarolle From La Gioconda   It has been awhile since I have featured any grand opera recordings.   To remedy that, here is Italian baritone Riccardo Stracciari performing the barcarolle … Continue reading

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Ray Noble And His Orchestra 1932 & 1935

“The Younger Generation” Ray Noble And His Orchestra; Al Bowlly, vocal September 1, 1932 (Victor 25020-B) The Younger Generation “Mad About The Boy” Ray Noble And His Orchestra September 1, 1932 (Victor 25020-A) Mad About The Boy “Let’s Swing It” … Continue reading

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Rudy Vallee and His Connecticut Yankees – 1930

“St Louis Blues” Rudy Vallee and His Connecticut Yankees February 19, 1930 (Victor 22321-B) St Louis Blues “Stein Song (University of Maine)” Rudy Vallee and His Connecticut Yankees February 10, 1930 (Victor 22321-A) Stein Song   Here are a couple … Continue reading

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The Merry Macs – 1940 & 1941

  “By-U By-O (The Lou’siana Lullaby)” The Merry Macs September 12, 1941 (Decca 4023 B mx DLA 2760) By U By O (The Lou’siana Lullaby) “Rose O’Day” The Merry Macs September 12, 1941 (Decca 4023 A mx DLA 2761) Rose … Continue reading

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Ted Daffan’s Texans – 1942

“Time Won’t Heal My Broken Heart” Ted Daffan’s Texans; Leonard “Leon” Seago, vocal February 20, 1942 (Okeh 6729 mx H 660) Time Won’t Heal My Broken Heart “You’re Breaking My Heart” Ted Daffan’s Texans; unknown female vocalist February 21, 1942 … Continue reading

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Selections From “Gasparone” – 1931

(click here for larger view of image) (click here for larger view of image)   Potpourri Aus “Gasparone” Part 1 Marek Weber Und Sein Orchester November 18, 1931  (Electrola EH 729 mx  62 948) Potpourri Aus Gasparone Potpourri Aus “Gasparone” … Continue reading

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“The King of Rags” – 1907

“The King of Rags” Arthur Pryor’s Band 1907 (Victor 16821-B) The King Of Rags   This nice ragtime piece, subtitled as “A Two Step Oddity” was composed by Sherman Swisher.  As far as I can determine this was the only … Continue reading

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Anson Weeks & His Hotel Mark Hopkins Orchestra – 1929

  “Ploddin’ Along” Anson Weeks & His Hotel Mark Hopkins Orchestra; Warren Luce, vocal 1929 (Columbia 1742 D mx 147835) Ploddin’ Along “Senorita” Anson Weeks & His Hotel Mark Hopkins Orchestra; Warren Luce, vocal 1929 (Columbia 1742 D mx 147834) … Continue reading

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