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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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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: 148 (Navy Release H) ; 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)
  • Additional notes (brief introduction given)
  • Title of second work is misspelled on the 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 the Metropolitan Opera House--Old Time Radio catalog (OTRCAT.org)
  • "Back o' town blues" (3rd work) was written 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)
  • Army V-disc version is available (V-disc 366, Army Release Q) in *LR 11821.
Call Number
*LR 11941
OCLC
857774314
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
Benny Goodman Quintet (Benny Goodman, clarinet ; Teddy Wilson, piano ; Red Norvo, vibraphone ; Morey Field, drums ; Sid Weiss, [double] bass) (1st-2nd works). Esquire All Stars featuring Louis Armstrong (Louis Armstrong, [vocals and trumpet] ; Roy Eldridge, [trumpet] ; Coleman Hawkins, [tenor saxophone] ; Barney Bigard, [clarinet] ; Jack Teagarden, [trombone] ; Art Tatum, [piano] ; Sidney Catlett, [drums] ; Al Casey, [guitar] ; Oscar Pettiford, [doublebass]) (3rd work)
Event
NBC broadcast "For the record" (The V-disc 'First Anniversary Show") NBC studios, New York) 1944 September 25 (1st-2nd works) ; Esquire Concert Metropolitan Opera House, New York 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
Army V-disc version is available (V-disc 366, Army Release Q) in *LR 11821.
Added Author
Pinkard, Maceo, 1897-1962, joint composer.
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; arranged.
Container of (work): Snyder, Ted, 1881-1965. Sheik of Araby; arranged.
Container of (work): Russell, Luis. Back o' town blues.
Benny Goodman Quintet, performer.
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.
148 Vdisc
Navy Release H 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 11941
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