Monthly Archives: August 2011

Savoy Orpheans

“You’re In Kentucky Sure As You’re Born” Savoy Orpheans At The Savoy Hotel, London 1924 (Columbia 3430 A 708) Savoy Orpheans – You’re In Kentucky Sure As You’re Born] The Savoy Orpheans were based out of London’s Savoy Hotel between … Continue reading

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“Waltzes From Vienna”

  “Waltzes From Vienna Part 1” Thea Philips, William Parsons, vocal; Walford Hyden, conductor 1931 (Broadcast Twelve Super 3082 A mx L 01180) Thea Phillips William Parsons – Waltzes From Vienna Part 1] “Waltzes From Vienna Part 2” Thea Philips, … Continue reading

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Josephine Bradley And Her Ballroom Orchestra

  “We’ll Gather Lilacs” Josephine Bradley And Her Ballroom Orchestra 1945 (Decca MW.323 mx DR 9336) Josephine Bradley And Her Ballroom Orchestra – We’ll Gather Lilacs] “Wouldn’t It Be Nice” Josephine Bradley And Her Ballroom Orchestra 1945 (Decca MW.323 mx … Continue reading

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“In Wintertime Waltz”

  “In Wintertime Waltz” McKee’s Orchestra 1915 (Victor 35511 B) McKee’s Orchestra – In Wintertime Waltz]   Here is a charming waltz composed by Frank W. McKee and performed by his orchestra.    I have not been able to find much … Continue reading

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Ted Weems And His Orchestra

  “The Man From The South” Ted Weems And His Orchestra; Arthur Jarrett, vocal 1929 (Victor 22238 B) Ted Weems And His Orchestra – The Man From The South] “Harmonica Harry” Ted Weems  And His Orchestra; Parker Gibbs, vocal 1929 … Continue reading

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Barnabas Von Geczy

    “Destiny Valse” (Destiny Waltz) Barnabas Von Geczy et son Orchestre 1936 (Disque Gramophone K7970 mx ORA 1591 Barnabas Von Geczy – Destiny Waltz] “Voix Du Printemps” (Frühlingsstimmen) Barnabas Von Geczy et son Orchestre 1937 (Disque Gramophone K7970 mx … Continue reading

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Larry Clinton’s Bluebird Orchestra

“Estrellita” Larry Clinton’s Bluebird Orch 1941 (Bluebird B-11140-B) Larry Clinton’s Bluebird Orchestra – Estrellita] “Essential To Me” Larry Clinton’s Bluebird Orch Peggy Mann, Butch Stone, vocal 1941 (Bluebird B-11140-B) Larry Clinton’s Bluebird Orchestra – Essential To Me] The Larry Clinton … Continue reading

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Jack Hylton “If You Were Mine” 1929

  “If You Were Mine” Jack Hylton And His Orchestra 1929 (HMV B 5720 mx Bb18047) Jack Hylton And His Orchestra – If You Were Mine] This Jack Hylton record is a recent acquisition that features a song I was … Continue reading

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Ken “Snakehips” Johnson & Al Bowlly

  “It Was A Lover And His Lass” Ken “Snakehips” Johnson And His West Indian Orchestra Al Bowlly & The Henderson Twins, vocal 1940 (HMV BD 5592 mx OEA 8583) Ken Snakehips Johnson And His West Indian Orchestra – It … Continue reading

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Cliff Bruner And His Boys

“Over The Hill” Cliff Bruner And His Boys 1939 (Decca 5785 B mx 66301) Cliff Bruner And His Boys – Over The Hill] “It’s All Over Now” Cliff Bruner And His Boys 1939 Decca 5785 A mx 66353) Cliff Bruner … Continue reading

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