Monthly Archives: December 2011

The Story of “Winter Wonderland” – 1934

“Winter Wonderland” Richard Himber And His Ritz Carlton Orchestra; Joey Nash, vocal 1934 (Victor 24757-B) “Winter Wonderland” Harry Leader And His Band 1935 (Eclipse 902 A) This will be my last posting before Christmas so I thought it would be … Continue reading

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“Naval Cadets March” / “Albinos Polka”

“Naval Cadets March” Bell Solo With Band circa 1918 (Columbia E4060 mx 29377) “Albinos Polka” Xylophone Solo With Band circa 1918 (Columbia E4060 mx 84229) Here is a very charming record I picked up in a used book store the … Continue reading

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Joe Taub & His Melodians – 1933 & 1934

“How Can I Hope To Go On?” Joe Taub And His Melodians 1933 (Eclipse 560-B mx JW1563) “Thanks” Joe Taub And His Melodians 1933 (Eclipse 560-A mx JW1582) “How Happy I Could Be” Joe Taub And His Melodians 1934 (Eclipse … Continue reading

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Arnold Földesy, Boris Kroyt And Karol Szreter

“Frühlingslied” Prof. Arnold Földesy, cello; Boris Kroyt, violin; Karol Szreter, piano 1924 ( Odeon AA-79537 mx XXB 7000) “Träumerei” Prof. Arnold Földesy, cello; Boris Kroyt, violin; Karol Szreter, piano 1924 (Odeon-AA 79538 mx XXR 7001) Here are a couple of well-known … Continue reading

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Radio Rhythm Boys – 1931

“Wedding Of The Three Blind Mice” Radio Rhythm Boys 1931 (Edison Bell Radio 1517 mx 90169) Here is a catchy song from an 8 inch Edison Bell Radio disc.  The Radio Rhythm Boys was a recording pseudonym for Henry Hudson’s … 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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Viola McCoy With Fletcher Henderson’s Jazz Five – 1924

“I Ain’t Gonna Marry Ain’t Gonna Settle Down” Viola McCoy with Fletcher Henderson’s Jazz Five 1924 (Brunswick 2591 A) “If Your Good Man Quits You Don’t Wear No Black” Viola McCoy with Fletcher Henderson’s Jazz Five 1924 (Brunswick 2591 B) … Continue reading

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