Category Archives: 1920s Popular Music

1929 Ben Pollack | Nat Shilkret

  “Where The Sweet Forget Me Nots Remember” Ben Pollack And His Park Central Orchestra;  Burt Lorin, vocal 1929 (Victor 22016-A) When The Sweet Forget Me Nots Remember – Ben Pollack And His Park Central Orchestramap :: {skin:’black’, animate:true, width:’200′, … Continue reading

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1927 Electric Edison Diamond Disc – Harry Reser’s Rounders

“Our Bungalow Of Dreams” Harry Reser’s Rounders; Tom Stacks, vocal 1927 (Edison 52184-L mx 18094) Our Bungalow Of Dreams – Harry Reser’s Roundersmap :: {skin:’black’, animate:true, width:’200′, volume:0.6, autoplay:false, loop:false, showVolumeLevel:true, showTime:true, showRew:true, downloadable:false, downloadablesecurity:false, id3: false} “Highways Are Happy … Continue reading

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California Ramblers – Copenhagen

“Copenhagen” California Ramblers 1924 (Columbia 236 D mx 140115) Copenhagen – California Ramblersmap :: {skin:’black’, animate:true, width:’200′, volume:0.6, autoplay:false, loop:false, showVolumeLevel:true, showTime:true, showRew:true, downloadable:false, downloadablesecurity:false, id3: false} Here’s a jazzy acoustical recording by the California Ramblers.   Had the session taken … Continue reading

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Ben Pollack And His Californians – 1928

  “Singapore Sorrows” Ben Pollack And His Californians Ben Pollack, vocal 1928 (Victor 21437-B mx 43540) “Sweet Sue, Just You” Ben Pollack And His Californians Franklyn Baur, vocal 1928 (Victor 21437-A mx 43541) Ben Pollack had a top-notch band in … Continue reading

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Isham Jones Orchestra – 1927

  “Together We Two” Isham Jones Orchestra Keller Sisters, vocal 1927 (Brunswick 3685 A) “What’ll You Do?” Isham Jones Orchestra Eddie Thomas, vocal 1927 (Brunswick 3685 B) Here is a nice Isham Jones record that I recently came across while … Continue reading

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Dixie Daisies/Ernest Carle’s Society Players – 1923

“I’ve Got A Song For Sale (That My Sweetie Turned Down)” Dixie Daisies 1923 (Cameo 414 mx 652) “Cry Baby” Ernest Carle’s Society Players 1923 (Cameo 414 mx 650) Here is an acoustically recorded (i.e., pre microphone) Cameo record from … Continue reading

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Bob Haring & His Orchestra – Two 1929 Film Songs

  “Some Sweet Day” Bob Haring And His Orch Dick Robertson, vocal 1929 (Brunswick 4273) “Weary River” Bob Haring And His Orch Dick Robertson, vocal 1929 (Brunswick 4273) Here are a couple of nice sides by Bob Haring And His … Continue reading

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Arden-Ohman Orchestra 1931/1929

“Who’s Your Little Who-Zis?” Victor Arden – Phil Ohman And Their Orchestra Sylvia Froos, vocal 1931 (Victor 22893-A) “It’s You I Love ” – Tango Victor Arden – Phil Ohman And Their Orchestra Frank Luther, vocal 1929 (Victor 22205-B) “Why?” … Continue reading

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“Lila” Waring’s Pennsylvanians 1928

“Lila” Waring’s Pennsylvanians; Tom Waring vocal 1928 (Victor 21333 A mx 43173) Here is a peppy recording I listened to for the first time while selecting records to play on the recent Radio Dismuke New Year’s Eve broadcast. Fred Waring … Continue reading

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Gems From “Whoopee!”/”The New Moon”

“Gems From Whoopee” Victor Light Opera Company 1929 (Victor 35969-B) “Gems From The New Moon” Victor Light Opera Company 1929 (Victor 35969-A) The Victor Light Opera Company was an ensemble of Victor in-house vocalists performing selections from popular operettas and … Continue reading

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