Monthly Archives: November 2011

Al Katz And His Orchestra 1929

“My Wife Is On A Diet” Al Katz & His Orch 1929 (Columbia 1997-D mx 149086) “I Lift Up My Finger And Say Tweet Tweet” Al Katz & His Orch 1929 (Columbia 1997-D mx 149085) The Al Katz Orchestra – … Continue reading

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Tempo King And His Kings of Tempo 1936

“An Apple A Day” Tempo King And His Kings Of Tempo Queenie Ada Rubin, piano; Tempo King, vocal 1936 (Bluebird B-6688-B) “Something Has Happened To Me” Tempo King And His Kings of Tempo Queenie Ada Rubin, piano; Tempo King, vocal … Continue reading

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Fess Williams And His Royal Flush Orchestra

“Hot Town” Fess Williams And His Royal Flush Orchestra 1929 (Victor V-38077 -A) “Kentucky Blues” Fess Williams And His Royal Flush Orchestra 1929 (Victor V-38077-B Fess Williams was sometimes called “the black Ted Lewis”  because of the similarity of their … Continue reading

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Two Famous Neapolitian Songs

“Funiculi Funicula” Vessella’s Italian Band 1911 (Victor 16899-A) “O Sole Mio” Michele Rinaldi cornet solo with Vessella’s Italian Band 1911 (Victor 16899-B) Here are two famous late 19th century Neapolitan songs – a genre that I am fond of. “Funiculi … Continue reading

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Texas Record Collectors’ Party Broadcast This Weekend

This weekend the 2011 Texas Record Collectors’ Party broadcast will air on Radio Dismuke starting at 9:00 AM Central time Saturday.  The broadcast is six hours in length and will run in continuous rotation all day Saturday and all day … Continue reading

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