Category Archives: 1940s Popular Music

Carlos Molina And His Orchestra – 1940

“Cui Cui” Carlos Molina And His Orchestra December 1939 (Philharmonic FR 49 mx 1117) Cui Cui “Incertidumbre” Carlos Molina And His Orchestra January 1940 (Philharmonic FR 49 mx US1218) Incertidumbre “Pobre Sebastian” Carlos Molina And His Orchestra January 1940 (Philharmonic … Continue reading

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Jimmy Leach And His New Organolians 1948

“Dream Girl” Jimmy Leach And His New Organolians; Alan Dean, vocal 1948 (Columbia FB 3432 mx CA 20845) Dream Girl “The Chapel Over The Hill” Jimmy Leach And His New Organolians; Alan Dean, vocal 1948 (Columbia FB 3432 mx CA … Continue reading

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Desi Arnaz And His Orchestra – 1946

  “I’ll Never Love Again” Desi Arnaz And His Orchestra; Elsa Miranda, vocal August 2, 1946 (RCA Victor 20-2020-A) I’ll Never Love Again “Tia Juana” Desi Arnaz And His Orchestra July 26, 1946 (RCA Victor 20-2020-B) Tia Juana   Desi … 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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Tommy Dover And His Texas Rhythm Boys – 1949

“Blue Over You” Tommy Dover And His Rhythm Boys 1949 (Macy’s 108-B) Blue Over You – Tommy Dover And His Rhythm Boysmap :: {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} “Weeping Willow” Tommy Dover … Continue reading

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Dickie McBride And The Village Boys – 1941

“New It Makes Now Difference Now” Dickie McBride And The Village Boys 1941 (Decca 5949 A mx 93746) New It Makes Now Difference Now – Dickie McBride And The Village Boysmap :: {skin:’black’, animate:true, width:’200′, volume:0.6, autoplay:false, loop:false, showVolumeLevel:true, showTime:true, … Continue reading

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Alexander Tsfasman – Soviet Jazz Artist

“Dance” Alexander Tsfasman 1947 (USSR/Aprelevka Plant 15375) Dance – A Tsfasmanmap :: {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} “Rhumba” Alexander Tsfasman 1947 (USSR/Aprelevka Plant 15376) Rhumba – A Tsfasmanmap :: {skin:’black’, animate:true, width:’200′, … Continue reading

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Bob Crosby’s Bob Cats

  “Do You Ever Think Of Me”Bob Crosby’s Bob CatsNappy Lamare, vocal1940 (Decca 3040 A mx 67172) “Jazz Me Blues”Bob Crosby’s Bob Cats1940 (Decca 3040 B mx 67175) The Bob Cats were a “band within a band” subset of members … Continue reading

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Miguel Calo y su Orquesta Tipica

  “Tanto”Miguel Calo y su Orquesta TipicaMario Cane, vocal1948 (Odeon 30026-A mx 17166 “Union Civica”Miguel Calo su Orquesta Tipica1948 (Odeon 30026-B mx 17167)   Here is a late 1940s Argentine Odeon record featuring two tango recordings by bandoneonist, composer and … Continue reading

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Josephine Bradley And Her Ballroom Orchestra

  “We’ll Gather Lilacs”Josephine Bradley And Her Ballroom Orchestra1945 (Decca MW.323 mx DR 9336) “Wouldn’t It Be Nice”Josephine Bradley And Her Ballroom Orchestra1945 (Decca MW.323 mx DR 9337) Here is a record from English Decca’s special “Music While You Work” … Continue reading

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