The Playlist • Red Nichols & his Five Pennies (1926 – 1927)

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RED & MIFF’S STOMPERS: Stampede

New York (79 5th Ave): October 13, 1926
Edison 51854 (mx. 11245 – C)

 

RED NICHOLS & HIS FIVE PENNIES: That’s No Bargain

New York (52nd St & 7th Ave): December 8, 1926 — A.M. session, Room #1
Vocalion 15498 (mx. E 4181 [ = E 20995] )
December 8, 1926, was an especially interesting day at the Brunswick-Vocalion studios, with Nichols recording in the morning, followed in the afternoon by Fletcher Henderson’s Orchestra (pop and race-series issues) and Rev. E. W. Clayborn, “The Singing Evangelist” (race series).

 

RED NICHOLS & HIS FIVE PENNIES: Boneyard Shuffle

New York (52nd St & 7th Ave): December 20, 1926 — A.M. session, Room #1
Brunswick 3477 (mx. E 21597)

 

RED NICHOLS & HIS FIVE PENNIES: Ida, Sweet as Apple Cider

New York (52nd St & 7th Ave): August 15, 1927 — P.M. Session, Room #1
Brunswick (English) 01536 (mx. E 24232)
“Printed arrangement,” per Brunswick ledger.

 

RED NICHOLS & HIS FIVE PENNIES: Mean Dog Blues

New York (52nd St & 7th Ave): June 25, 1927 — A.M. session, Room #1
Brunswick 3597 (mx. E 23755)
Red Nichols arrangement, per Brunswick ledger.