Monthly Archives: April 2012

Ben Pollack And His Californians – 1928

  “Singapore Sorrows” Ben Pollack And His Californians Ben Pollack, vocal 1928 (Victor 21437-B mx 43540) “Sweet Sue, Just You” Ben Pollack And His Californians Franklyn Baur, vocal 1928 (Victor 21437-A mx 43541) Ben Pollack had a top-notch band in … Continue reading

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Band of H. M. Royal Irish Fusiliers – 1913

“Baby Boo, March” Band of H. M. Royal Irish Fusiliers 1913 (Zonophone 1106 mx 16798) “Gardes du Corpes, March” Band of H. M. Royal Irish Fusiliers 1913 (Zonophone 1106 mx 16796) Here are a couple of marches from a 1913 … Continue reading

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Orlando And His Orchestra – 1937

  “Love Is Good For Anything That Ails You” Orlando And His Orchestra Phyllis Robbins, vocal 1937 (HMV BD 5236 mx OEA 5277) “A Sailboat In The Moonlight” Orlando And His Orchestra 1937 (HMV BD 5236 mx OEA 5275) Here … Continue reading

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The Black Diamonds – 1910

  “Dollar Princess Two Step” The Black Diamonds 1910 (HMV B-124 mx 11541) “Irish King March” The Black Diamonds 1910 (HMV B 124 mx 12039) Here are two more selections in an ongoing series featuring recordings from the collection of … Continue reading

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Isham Jones Orchestra – 1927

  “Together We Two” Isham Jones Orchestra Keller Sisters, vocal 1927 (Brunswick 3685 A) “What’ll You Do?” Isham Jones Orchestra Eddie Thomas, vocal 1927 (Brunswick 3685 B) Here is a nice Isham Jones record that I recently came across while … Continue reading

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“Yankee Patrol” 1904

“Yankee Patrol” Band 1904 (Standard Disc Record 1795) Here is a one-sided Standard Disc Record that I set aside when I was searching for the 1905 Standard record of “Silver Heels” that I featured on my April 15 posting commemorating … Continue reading

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1930s Film Star And Vocialist Marta Eggerth’s 100th Birthday

April 17th is the 100th birthday of 1930s film star and vocalist Marta Eggerth.    She is still with us – and still singing.   The Washington Post has a nice article about the occasion. Here are a few Marta Eggerth YouTube … Continue reading

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Performed On The Titanic: “Silver Heels” 1906

  “Silver Heels” Band 1906 (Standard Disc Record 3341) As you may already be aware from the extensive media coverage, this past evening was the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic.   A number of songs have been documented … Continue reading

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