Recordings made Thursday, May 9, 1940

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CompanyMatrix NumberSizeFirst Take DateTitlePrimary PerformerDescription
VictorBS-04496510-in.5/9/1940Mississippi fire bluesLewis Bronzeville FiveMale vocal quintet, with instrumental ensemble 
VictorBS-04496610-in.5/9/1940Natchez Mississippi bluesLewis Bronzeville FiveMale vocal quintet, with instrumental ensemble 
VictorBS-04496710-in.5/9/1940Oh! Mabel, oh!Lewis Bronzeville FiveMale vocal quintet, with instrumental ensemble  
VictorBS-04496810-in.5/9/1940It can happen to youLewis Bronzeville FiveMale vocal quintet, with instrumental ensemble  
VictorBS-04496910-in.5/9/1940It sure had a kickJazz GillumMale vocal solo, with guitar, harmonica, and imitation string bass 
VictorBS-04497010-in.5/9/1940She belongs to meJazz GillumMale vocal solo, with guitar, harmonica, and imitation string bass 
VictorBS-04497110-in.5/9/1940Longest train bluesJazz GillumMale vocal solo, with guitar, harmonica, and imitation string bass 
VictorBS-04497210-in.5/9/1940Key to the highwayJazz GillumMale vocal solo, with guitar, harmonica, and imitation string bass 
VictorBS-04497310-in.5/9/1940Cherry tree bluesLil GreenFemale vocal solo, with instrumental trio 
VictorBS-04497510-in.5/9/1940Just rockin'Lil GreenFemale vocal solo, with instrumental trio 
VictorBS-04497610-in.5/9/1940What have I done?Lil GreenFemale vocal solo, with instrumental trio 
Decca6769410-in.5/9/1940Part 5: Open Thy lattice, loveCentury Quartet ; Zora Layman ; Frank Luther  
Decca6769510-in.5/9/1940Part 3: Mother Thou'rt faithful to meCentury Quartet ; Zora Layman ; Frank Luther  
Decca6769610-in.5/9/1940Part 1: The hour for Thee and meCentury Quartet ; Zora Layman ; Frank Luther  
Decca6769710-in.5/9/1940Part 2: My brudder Gum ; Laura Lee ; Angelina BakerCentury Quartet ; Zora Layman ; Frank Luther  
Decca6769810-in.5/9/1940Part 4: The Glendy burk ; Under the willow she's sleeping ; Way down in CairoCentury Quartet ; Zora Layman ; Frank Luther  
Decca6769910-in.5/9/1940Deedle-de-dumElla Fitzgerald  
Decca6770010-in.5/9/1940Shake down the starsElla Fitzgerald  
Decca6770110-in.5/9/1940Gulf Coast bluesElla Fitzgerald  
Decca6770210-in.5/9/1940I love you much too muchTeddy Grace  
Decca6770310-in.5/9/1940Let there be loveTeddy Grace  
Decca6770410-in.5/9/1940Thunder in my heartTeddy Grace  
Decca6770510-in.5/9/1940Left all alone with the bluesTeddy Grace  
Decca6770610-in.5/9/1940I fell in love with a dreamElla Fitzgerald  
Decca6771910-in.5/9/1940Part 10: Sweetly she sleeps, my Alice fairCentury Quartet ; Zora Layman ; Frank Luther  
Decca6772010-in.5/9/1940Part 6: Comrades, fill no glass for meCentury Quartet ; Zora Layman ; Frank Luther  
Decca6772110-in.5/9/1940Part 7: Gentle AnnieCentury Quartet ; Zora Layman ; Frank Luther  
Decca6772210-in.5/9/1940Part 9: Ah, may the red rose live alwaysCentury Quartet ; Zora Layman ; Frank Luther  
Decca6772310-in.5/9/1940Part 8: Dolly day ; Our bright Summer days are gone ; The merry, merry mouthCentury Quartet ; Zora Layman ; Frank Luther  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Recordings made on Thursday, May 9, 1940," accessed August 13, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/date/browse?date=1940-05-09.

Recordings made on Thursday, May 9, 1940. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 13, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/date/browse?date=1940-05-09.

Recordings made on Thursday, May 9, 1940." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 13 August 2020.

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