The Playlist • Some May – June 2022 Additions
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Some favorite new arrivals to the collection, for your listening pleasure.
We’re always looking to acquire top-quality 1920s jazz records in top condition; your lists of disposables — with ruthlessly honest grading and all defects (especially any graininess) noted, along with your asking prices — are always welcome.
JELLY ROLL MORTON & HIS ORCHESTRA: Pretty Lil (EE+)
Camden, NJ: July 9, 1929
Victor V-38078 (mx. BVE 49454 – 2)
KING OLIVER & HIS ORCHESTRA: The Trumpet’s Prayer (EE+)
New York: February 1, 1929
Victor V-38039 (mx. BVE 48334 – 1)
Oliver present as director, per the Victor files.
CLARENCE WILLIAMS’ ORCHESTRA: Lazy Mama (E+)
New York: June 23, 1928
Okeh 8592 (mx. W 400818 – B)
NEW ORLEANS OWLS: Piccadilly (E)
New Orleans: April 14, 1926
Columbia 1158-D (mx. W 142019 – 3)
CLIFF CARLISLE: That Nasty Swing (EE–)
Charlotte, NC (Southern Radio Building): June 16, 1936
Bluebird B-6631 (mx. BS 102651 -1)
Cliff Carlisle (steel guitar); other accompanists unlisted in RCA files.
TED BROUGHTON & ROY RODGERS (as The Hawaiian Songbirds): Happy Hawaiian Blues (V++ to E–)
Dallas: October 1928
Perfect 11342 (Brunswick mx. DAL 697 – A)
SOL HOOPII’S NOVELTY TRIO: Alekoki (E+)
Los Angeles: March 24, 1928
Columbia 1368-D (mx. W 145908 – 4)