Monthly Archives: July 2015

Quick Status Update

Since this blog has an on-again, off-again history and a number of occasions where it was months between postings, I just thought I would put up a quick note to say that the recent lack of activity over the past … Continue reading

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Riccardo Stracciari “Barcarolle From La Gioconda” 1921

“Barcarolle From La Gioconda” Riccardo Stracciari, vocal November 1, 1921 (Columbia 79636) Bacarolle From La Gioconda   It has been awhile since I have featured any grand opera recordings.   To remedy that, here is Italian baritone Riccardo Stracciari performing the barcarolle … Continue reading

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Ray Noble And His Orchestra 1932 & 1935

“The Younger Generation” Ray Noble And His Orchestra; Al Bowlly, vocal September 1, 1932 (Victor 25020-B) The Younger Generation “Mad About The Boy” Ray Noble And His Orchestra September 1, 1932 (Victor 25020-A) Mad About The Boy “Let’s Swing It” … Continue reading

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4th of July Music

“Stars And Stripes Forever March” Hurtado Bros. Royal Marimba Band of Guatemala April 26, 1916 (Victor 18092 A) Stars And Stripes Forever March “The Invincible Eagle” American Regimental Band 1917 (Pathe 20273 B) The Invincible Eagle “Liberty Loan March” American … Continue reading

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Layton & Johnston – 1929

“If I Had You” Layton And Johnstone; vocal and piano 1929 (Columbia 1768 D mx A8293) If I Had You “When The World Is At Rest” Layton And Johnstone; vocal and piano 1929 (Columbia 1768 D mx A8366) When The … Continue reading

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