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September 21, 2017

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Charlie Spivak And His Orchestra I'll Remember April 1944 V-Disc 268A MP3
Louis Armstrong And His Hot Five Yes! I'm In The Barrel 1925
Louis Armstrong (cnt) Kid Ory (tb) Johnny Dodds (cl) Lil Armstrong (p) Johnny St. Cyr (bj)
CO27489 Columbia 36152 MP3
Victor Young And His Orchestra With Dixie Lee Crosby, Vocal The Way You Look Tonight 1936 DLA587-A Decca 23681B MP3
Bob Howard Toodle-Oo 1938
Bob Howard (vcl) acc by Frank Froeba (p) Teddy Bunn (g) Haig Stephens (b) O'Neil Spencer (d)
63576-A Decca 1869 MP3
Bill Harris And His New Music Everything Happens To Me 1946 HL157 KEYNOTE 634 MP3
Billy Murray The Further It Is From Tipperary 1918 Victor 18433 MP3
Light Crust DoughBoys Sweet Sally & Zip Zip Zipper 1945 V-Disc 439B MP3
Chorus And Orchestra Of The Kiev State Opera And Ballet Theater Zasvystaly Kozaczenki (''whistling Kozaczenki'' - Patriotic Marching Song) 1937
directed by Vladimir Aleksandrovich Dranishnikov
These recordings by the state recording agency of the Soviet Union were distributed in the United States by the Stinson Trading Company of New York and first revealed at the 1939 New York World's Fair.
The item is a rousing patriotic march entitle
Billy Williams When Father Papered The Parlor 1909? 27407 Columbia A-1691 MP3
Duke Ellington And His Cotton Club Orchestra Goin' To Town 1928 401351-E OKeh 8675 MP3
Victor Dance Orchestra Illusion Valse  Victor 35436-A MP3
Illinois Jacquet Mean To Me  Mercury 89084 MP3
Ted Lewis And His Band Hi-Diddle-Diddle 1926 142274-3 Columbia 670 D MP3
Leo Reisman And His Orchestra I Dream Too Much 1936 18267 Brunswick 7561 MP3
Gene Ammons Sextet Shermanski 1947 1135-2 Mercury 8096 MP3
Mckinney's Cotton Pickers Beedle-Um-Bum 1929
John Nesbitt, Langston Curl (tp) Claude Jones (tb,vcl) Don Redman (vib,vcl,arr) Jimmy Dudley (cl,as) George Thomas (cl,ts,vcl) Prince Robinson (cl,ts) Todd Rhodes (p) Dave Wilborn (bj,vcl) Ralph Escudero (tu) Cuba Austin (d)
51204-1 Victor V38052 MP3
The Little Ramblers Look Who's Here ! 1925
Red Nichols (tp) Tommy Dorsey (tb) Bobby Davis (cl,sop,as) Sam Ruby (ts) or Freddy Cusick (ts) Adrian Rollini (bar) Irving Brodsky (p) Tommy Felline (bj) Stan King (d) or Herb Weil (d)
140644-5 Columbia 403-D MP3
Chet Baker & The Lighthouse All-Stars Witch Doctor 1953
Chet Baker & Rolf Ericson (tpts) Bud Shank (a & b sax) Bob Cooper (ts) Claude Williamson (p) Howard Rumsey (b) Shelly Manne (d)
(The Lighthouse, Hermosa Beach, CA, Sunday, 9/3/53). Copied from a vinyl pressing of the album ''Witch Doctor''.
Red Nichols And His Five Pennies Battle Hymn Of The Republic (pt 1 & 2) 1949
Red Nichols (cnt) King Jackson (tb) Rosy McHargue (cl) Joe Rushton (bassax) Bobby Hammack (p) Rollie Culver (d)
Lang-Worth transcrip Jazzology J90 MP3
Sweet Violet Boys I Give In So Easy (V Gale Ryan) 1940 WC2867 Vocalion 5368 MP3
Wynonie Harris Stormy Night Blues 1950 K5912 KING 4378 MP3
Ella Fitzgerald Walkin' By The River  83430 Decca 28433 MP3
Grace Moore+metro Opera One Night Of Love 1934 B16102 Columbia 35969 MP3
Bukka White Aberdeen Mississippi Blues 1940 WC2990 OKeh 5743 MP3
Louis Armstrong And His Orchestra Medley Of Armstrong Hits  1932
Louis Armstrong (tp,vcl) Charlie Gaines (tp) + other unknown (tp) unknown (tb) Louis Jordan, Arthur Davey (as) Ellsworth Blake (ts) Wesley Robinson (p) unknown (bj,g) Ed Hayes (tu) Benny Hill (d)
possible Part 1 (Mx 74878-2) & Part 2 (Mx 74877-3)
74878-2 Victor 36084 MP3
Jo Stafford It Is No Secret 1951 HCO4305 Columbia 39082 MP3
Van And Schenck Carolina In The Morning 1922 80552-3 Columbia A-3712 MP3
Al Dexter And His Troopers I'll Wait For You, Dear 1942 H0743 OKeh 6727 MP3
Pearl Bailey Acc By The St. Louis Women Orchestra Legalize My Name 1946
Pearl Bailey (vcl) acc by The St. Louis Women Orchestra, Leon Leonardi (dir)
933 Capitol 10054 MP3
Enric Madriguera And His Orchestra I Love You 1944 R360 Hit Of The Week  7077B MP3

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