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Sweet Georgia Brown

Title
Sweet Georgia Brown / Bernie-Pinkard-Casey. Shiek of Araby / Smith-Wheeler-Snyder. Back o' town blues / Bowen-Herbedeaux.
Publication
[New York] : Vdisc, 1944.

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Additional Authors
  • Pinkard, Maceo, 1897-1962
  • Casey, Kenneth, 1899-1965
  • Smith, Harry B. (Harry Bache), 1860-1936
  • Wheeler, Francis
  • Armstrong, Louis, 1901-1971
  • Goodman, Benny, 1909-1986
  • Wilson, Teddy, 1912-1986
  • Norvo, Red
  • Feld, Morey, 1915-1971
  • Weiss, Sid
  • Eldridge, Roy, 1911-1989
  • Hawkins, Coleman
  • Bigard, Barney
  • Teagarden, Jack, 1905-1964
  • Tatum, Art, 1909-1956
  • Catlett, Sid, 1910-1951
  • Casey, Al
  • Pettiford, Oscar, 1922-1960
  • Bernie, Ben, 1891-1943.
  • Snyder, Ted, 1881-1965.
  • Russell, Luis.
  • Benny Goodman Quintet, performers.
  • Esquire All Stars, performers.
  • National Broadcasting Company, broadcaster.
Description
1 audio disc : analog, mono, 78 rpm; 12 in.
Series Statement
For the record series ; 9 (1st-2nd works)
Uniform Title
  • For the record (Radio program)
  • For the record series ; 9.
Alternative Title
  • Sheik of Araby.
  • Back o' town blues.
  • Back of town blues.
Subjects
Genre/Form
Jazz radio programs.
Note
  • Title from disc label.
  • Vdisc: 366 (Army Release Q) ; matrix nos.: VP 942, VP 1025 (on label) ; VP-942-D4-TC-444-1, VP-1025-D4-TC-511-1A (on run-out).
  • Duration: [5:27] (side A) ; [3:35] (side B)
  • Title of second work is misspelled on label; the correct title is "Sheik of Araby".
  • The third work ("Back o' town blues") was recorded live from the first Esquire Jazz Concert (1944), which contained winners and runner-ups of the very first Esquire Jazz Poll ... The 1944 concert was the first jazz concert held at at the Metropolitan Opera House--Old Time Radio catalog (OTRCAT.org)
  • "Back o'town blues" was writen by Luis Russell (music) and Louis Armstrong (words); L. M. Bowen and Herbie Herbedeaux are pseudonyms for Louis Armstrong and Luis Russell.
Indexed In (note)
  • Sears, Richard S. V-discs: a history and discography,
Additional Formats (note)
  • Navy V-disc version is available (V-disc 148, Navy Release H) in *LR 11941.
Call Number
*LR 11821
OCLC
851766360
Title
Sweet Georgia Brown / Bernie-Pinkard-Casey. Shiek of Araby / Smith-Wheeler-Snyder. Back o' town blues / Bowen-Herbedeaux.
Publisher
[New York] : Vdisc, 1944.
Playing Time
000253 000234 000335
Type of Content
performed music
Type of Medium
audio
Type of Carrier
audio disc
Series
For the record series ; 9 (1st-2nd works)
For the record series ; 9.
Performer
1st-2nd works: Benny Goodman Quintet (Benny Goodman, clarinet ; Teddy Wilson, piano ; Red Norvo, vibraphone ; Morey Feld, drums ; Sid Weiss, piano). 3rd work: Esquire All Stars featuring Louis Armstrong. (Louis Armstrong, vocals and trumpet ; Roy Eldridge, trumpet ; Coleman Hawkins, tenor sax ; Barney Bigard, clarinet ; Jack Teagarden, trombone ; Art Tatum, piano ; Sidney Catlett, drums ; Al Casey, guitar ; Oscar Pettiford, bass).
Event
NBC broadcast "For the record" ("The V-disc First Anniversary Show") NBC Studio, New York, N. Y. 1944 September 25 (1st-2nd works) ; Recorded live Esquire Concert, Metropolitan Opera House, New York, N. Y. 1944 January 18 (3rd work).
Indexed In:
Sears, Richard S. V-discs: a history and discography, p. 309 (1st-2nd works) ; p. 280 (3rd work).
Additional Formats
Navy V-disc version is available (V-disc 148, Navy Release H) in *LR 11941.
Added Author
Pinkard, Maceo, 1897-1962, joint composer.
Casey, Kenneth, 1899-1965, lyricist.
Smith, Harry B. (Harry Bache), 1860-1936, lyricist.
Wheeler, Francis, lyricist.
Armstrong, Louis, 1901-1971, lyricist.
Goodman, Benny, 1909-1986, performer.
Wilson, Teddy, 1912-1986, performer.
Norvo, Red, performer.
Feld, Morey, 1915-1971, performer.
Weiss, Sid, performer.
Armstrong, Louis, 1901-1971, performer.
Eldridge, Roy, 1911-1989, performer.
Hawkins, Coleman, performer.
Bigard, Barney, performer.
Teagarden, Jack, 1905-1964, performer.
Tatum, Art, 1909-1956, performer.
Catlett, Sid, 1910-1951, performer.
Casey, Al, performer.
Pettiford, Oscar, 1922-1960, performer.
Container of (work): Bernie, Ben, 1891-1943. Sweet Georgia Brown.
Container of (work): Snyder, Ted, 1881-1965. Sheik of Araby.
Container of (work): Russell, Luis. Back o' town blues.
Benny Goodman Quintet, performers.
Esquire All Stars, performers.
National Broadcasting Company, broadcaster.
Added Title
For the record (Radio program)
Sheik of Araby.
Back o' town blues.
Back of town blues.
Publisher No.
366 Vdisc
Army Release Q Vdisc
VP 942 Vdisc
VP 1025 Vdisc
VP-942-D4-TC-444-1 Vdisc
VP-1025-D4-TC-511-1A Vdisc
Research Call Number
*LR 11821
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