Free Discography Downloads from John Bolig, Dick Spottswood, Allan Sutton, William R. Bryant, George Blacker, Brian Rust, The Record Research Associates & Others

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JOHN R. BOLIG
THE VICTOR DISCOGRAPHY: BLUE, GREEN, AND PURPLE LABELS (1910–1926)
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JOHN R. BOLIG
GEMS: THE VICTOR LIGHT OPERA COMPANY DISCOGRAPHY (1909–1930)
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ALLAN SUTTON
Data Compiled by WILLIAM R. BRYANT and
THE RECORD RESEARCH ASSOCIATES:
U-S Everlasting Cylinders:
Complete Issues

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ALLAN SUTTON
Data Compiled by WILLIAM R. BRYANT and
THE RECORD RESEARCH ASSOCIATES:
Indestructible Cylinders: Complete American
and British Issues, 1907–1921

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WILLIAM R. BRYANT &
THE RECORD RESEARCH ASSOCIATES:
Ajax Records: The Complete Discography

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ALLAN SUTTON:

Columbia, Graphophone Grand,
and Busy Bee Cylinders

American Catalog Listings, 1896–1909

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ALLAN SUTTON: The Vocalion Discography
Part 1: The 14000 Series (2nd Edition)

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DICK SPOTTSWOOD: The Columbia
Ethnic Series Discographies

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“C” SERIES: Download Acrobat / Reader file (pdf) (~9 mb)

“E” SERIES: Download Acrobat / Reader file (pdf) (~10 mb)

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Publication © 2016 by Richard Spottswood.
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BRIAN RUST: Jazz & Ragtime Records, 1897–1942
The Complete 6th (and Final) Edition

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GEORGE BLACKER: Okeh Records
The Vertical-Cut Issues

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