Category Archives: 1920s

“Red Wing” / “Rainbow” The Shannon Quartet 1926

“Red Wing” Shannon Quartet June 24, 1926 (Victor 20173-B) Red Wing “Rainbow” Shannon Quartet June 24, 1926 (Victor 20173-A) Rainbow   Here is a record that belongs to a friend who listeners to Radio Dismuke special broadcasts know as “Leslie … 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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Layton & Johnston – 1929

“If I Had You” Layton And Johnstone; vocal and piano 1929 (Columbia 1768 D mx A8293) If I Had You “When The World Is At Rest” Layton And Johnstone; vocal and piano 1929 (Columbia 1768 D mx A8366) When The … Continue reading

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Lewis James – 1927

“Good Night Little Girl Good Night” Lewis James, vocal December 1, 1927 (Columbia 1437 D mx 145267) Good Night Little Girl Good Night “Absent” Lewis James, vocal December 1, 1927 (Columbia 1437 D mx 145266) Absent   Here are two … Continue reading

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Kitty O’Connor – 1927

“I Ain’t That Kind Of A Baby” Kitty O’Connor June 22, 1927 (Columbia 1069 D mx 144390) I Ain’t That Kind Of A Baby “Lazy Weather” Kitty O’Connor June 22, 1927  (Columbia 1069 D mx 144389 ) Lazy Weather   … Continue reading

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The Radiolites (Ben Selvin Orchestra) – 1928

“One Step To Heaven” The Radiolites July 5, 1928 (Columbia 1468-D mx 146624) One Step To Heaven “Cherrio” The Radiolites July 5, 1928 (Columbia 1468-D mx 146612) Cheerio   Here are two songs from the 1928 Broadway production Say When … Continue reading

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“Lindbergh (The Eagle of the USA) / “Lucky Lindy” – Jack Kaufman 1927

“Lindbergh (The Eagle Of The USA)” Jack Kaufman, vocal May 25, 1927 (Harmony 418 H mx 144219) Lindbergh (The Eagle Of The USA) “Lucky Lindy” Jack Kaufman, vocal May 25, 1927 (Harmony 418 H mx 144218) Lucky Lindy   When … Continue reading

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Gertrude Meller Performs Liszt & Moszkowski – 1922

“Paraphrase de Concert” Gertrude Meller 1922 (Homochord HD 2027) Paraphrase de Concert “Grande Valse In E” Gertrude Meller 1922 (Homochord HD 2027) Grande Valse In E   Here is a piano solo record from England performed in a style that … 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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The Radiolites – 1926

  “Sunday” The Radiolites; Charles Kaley, vocal 1926 (Columbia 793 D mx 142872) Sunday “If I’d Only Believed In You” The Radiolites; Charles Kaley, vocal 1926 (Columbia 793 D mx 142873) If I Only Believed In You   Here is … Continue reading

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