Monthly Archives: June 2015

Harry C. Browne – 1916

“Kingdom Come” Harry C Browne, vocal and banjo October 13, 1916 (Columbia A2135 mx 470014) Kingdom Come “When I Used To Work Upon The Levee” Harry C Browne, vocal and banjo December 21, 1916 (Columbia A2135 mx 47009) When I … Continue reading

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Lewis James – 1927

“Good Night Little Girl Good Night” Lewis James, vocal December 1, 1927 (Columbia 1437 D mx 145267) Good Night Little Girl Good Night “Absent” Lewis James, vocal December 1, 1927 (Columbia 1437 D mx 145266) Absent   Here are two … Continue reading

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Stuff Smith & His Onyx Club Boys – 1937

“Where Is The Sun” Stuff Smith And His Onyx Club Boys; Stuff Smith, vocal May 4, 1937  ( Decca 1287 A mx 62173) Where Is The Sun “Upstairs” Stuff Smith And His Onyx Club Boys May 4, 1937 (Decca 1287 … Continue reading

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“Slidus Trombonus” Leo Zimmerman 1917

  “Slidus Trombonus” Leo Zimmerman September 21, 1917 (Columbia A2429 mx 77357) Slidus Trombonus   Here is a ragtime era novelty song that I think is fun. The original sheet music for “Slidus Trombonus” included a subtitle “A Trombone Comedy” … Continue reading

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Marek Weber and His Orchestra – 1930

“Recollections Of Marie” (“Marien-Klänge“) Marek Weber And His Orchestra 1930 (Victor 24354 A) Recollections Of Marie “Summer Evening” (“Soirée d’été”/”Ein Sommerabend“) Marek Weber And His Orchestra 1930 (Victor 24354 B) Summer Evening   Here are a couple of waltzes performed … Continue reading

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Kitty O’Connor – 1927

“I Ain’t That Kind Of A Baby” Kitty O’Connor June 22, 1927 (Columbia 1069 D mx 144390) I Ain’t That Kind Of A Baby “Lazy Weather” Kitty O’Connor June 22, 1927  (Columbia 1069 D mx 144389 ) Lazy Weather   … Continue reading

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Victor Military Band – 1916

“In The Park March” Victor Military Band March 21, 1916 (Victor 18017-B) In The Park March “Tenth Regiment March” Victor Military Band March 21, 1916 (Victor 18017-A) Tenth Regiment March   Here are two recordings by the Victor Military Band … Continue reading

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The Radiolites (Ben Selvin Orchestra) – 1928

“One Step To Heaven” The Radiolites July 5, 1928 (Columbia 1468-D mx 146624) One Step To Heaven “Cherrio” The Radiolites July 5, 1928 (Columbia 1468-D mx 146612) Cheerio   Here are two songs from the 1928 Broadway production Say When … Continue reading

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Carlos Molina And His Orchestra – 1940

“Cui Cui” Carlos Molina And His Orchestra December 1939 (Philharmonic FR 49 mx 1117) Cui Cui “Incertidumbre” Carlos Molina And His Orchestra January 1940 (Philharmonic FR 49 mx US1218) Incertidumbre “Pobre Sebastian” Carlos Molina And His Orchestra January 1940 (Philharmonic … Continue reading

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Ray Kinney with Dick McIntire & His Harmony Hawaiians – 1936

“Uheuhene (Hawaiian Shouting Song)” Ray Kinney with Dick McIntire And His Harmony Hawaiians May 27, 1936 (Decca 856 A mx DLA 374) Uheuhene (Hawaiian Shouting Song) “If Your Aloha Means I Love you (Then I’m Happy)” Ray Kinney with Dick … Continue reading

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