I then became fascinated by the number of record companies and labels that sprang up to meet the need for recorded music as well as the history of the labels. labels with a few international ones mixed in as they end up in my collection. They are simply there for research and/or your viewing pleasure.The links below will show you the labels I have in my collection in alphabetical order. However, if you are looking for something in particular please ask as I do have quite a few duplicates and others that do not suit my musical tastes.Bing Crosby with Paul Whiteman Recorded Cylinders Edison Diamond Disc phonograph owners manual c1915 THE GROOVE by Victor 1947 Louis Armstrong Records - photos Columbia Demo Record Sleeve 1913 Old Ned Record Gramophone and Typewriter Records Columbia 2491 Fantasy for Clarinet and Strings - Barney Bigard Victor 3600 - Prize Winners DUBLIN'S Doc Evans Album 1947 Hit Of The Week Records Jelly Roll Morton New Orleans Memories CLICK HERE I believe this is the complete collection of Moran and Mack's TWO BLACK CROWS recordings on COLUMBIA label records from 1927-1928. CLICK HERE ENRICO CARUSO sings SPIRTO GENTIL from Donizetti's 'Favorita' Originally Recorded 1906 Here Reissued as 12 inch Victrola 88004 c.1919 Pressed from original 1906 Master CLICK HERE for a small group of 1920s COLUMBIA label records featuring Ukrainian music.Includes TWO BLACK CROWS 1 - 8 plus TWO BLACK CROWS IN HADES and TWO BLACK CROWS IN THE JAIL HOUSE. At first, I assumed many of these songs were pure Klezmer music, but I was informed this is definitely NOT Klezmer.This is a picture of probably the oldest record in my collection, and I was wondering how old it was exactly.
Has a song from his original recording session for Victor at Camden labeled IF BROTHER JACK WERE HERE, credited to J. Turns out it was a song he pirated from someone else called MY MOTHER WAS A LADY.
Only the first pressing has the Brother Jack title and is very hard to find. CLICK HERE to hear a recently acquired collection of Hit of the Week records.
There are 105 different Hit of the Week records represented in this new group, with release dates ranging from April 10, 1930 to June 23, 1932. CLICK HERE for a 7 record album set of 12 inch records by Musicraft featuring the 1937 play "THE CRADLE WILL ROCK' featuring Marc Blitzstein and the original cast of the show.
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As my hobby in phonographs grew so did my collection of 78 rpm records that went along with it.