Monthly Archives: January 2012

Johnny Hamp And His Orchestra – 1931

“Look In The Looking Glass” Johnny Hamp And His Orchestra; Andrew Freeman, vocal 1931 (Victor 22722-B) “Nevertheless” Johnny Hamp And His Orchestra 1931 (Victor 22722-A) This record comes from the collection of my friend Christian From Dallas who has kindly … Continue reading

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Jan Kiepura – 1935

“Fair Or Dark I Love Them All”(“Ob blond, ob braun, ich liebe alle Frau’n“) Jan Kiepura 1935 (Parlophone RO 20298 mx Be 11041) “Give Me Your Heart Tonight” (“Schenk’ mir dein Herz heute Nacht“) Jan Kiepura 1935 (Parlophone RO 20298 … 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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Mr. William Ditcham – Ragtime Bell & Xylophone Solos

“Sweet Jasmine” Mr. William Ditcham, Bell Solo circa 1910 – 1911 (Jumbo A 22195 mx LX01444) “Laughing Ben” Mr. William Ditcham, Xylophone Solo circa 1910 – 1911 (Jumbo A22194 mx LX01445) This record comes from the collection of my friend … Continue reading

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Jack Payne & His Band – 1933

“I’ve Gotta Get Up And Go To Work” Jack Payne & His Band 1933 (Imperial 2918 A mx 6490) Here is a really great version of a Depression themed “cheer up” song introduced in the 1933 musical film Moonlight And … Continue reading

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Carol Porter (Jack Plant)

“Masquerade” Carol Porter, vocal 1932 (Eclipse 287 mx JW827) “Tomorrow” Carol Porter, vocal 1932 (Eclipse 287 mx JW828) Here are a couple of recordings by vocalist Jack Plant who made recordings with a number of 1930s British dance bands.  “Carol … 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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