Recordings made Thursday, December 31, 1953

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CompanyMatrix NumberSizeFirst Take DateTitlePrimary PerformerDescription
OdeonGO476310-in.approximately 1953O gerozēliarēs (Ο γεροζηλιαρης)Chrēstos KontopoulosMale vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble 
OdeonGO476410-in.approximately 1953Zacharoula (Ζαχαρούλα)Chrēstos KontopoulosMale vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble 
OdeonGO481610-in.approximately 1953Gyrise karavaki (Γύρισε καραβάκι)Anna Chrysafi (Άννα Χρυσάφη)Female vocal solo with choir and instrumental ensemble 
OdeonGO482110-in.approximately 1953To paidi tou laou (Το παιδί του λαού)Anna Chrysafi (Άννα Χρυσάφη)Mixed vocal trio, with instrumental ensemble 
Decca8564312/31/1953Leave me alone nowSlim Willet  
Decca8564412/31/1953Starlight waltzSlim Willet  
Decca8564512/31/1953Mysteries of lifeHank Locklin  
Decca8564612/31/1953Queen of heartsHank Locklin  
Decca8581212/31/1953Would you let me hold your heartJohnny Desmond  
Decca8581312/31/1953The zooJohnny Desmond  
Decca8581412/31/1953Here I go walkin' down the roadJohnny Desmond  
Decca884971953Scenes at the ballHermann Hagestedt Orchestra  
Decca884981953Come in (waltz)Hermann Hagestedt Orchestra  
DeccaL 750912/31/1953Cornbelt symphonyBing Crosby ; Gary Crosby  
DeccaL 751012/31/1953The call of the SouthBing Crosby ; Gary Crosby  
DeccaL 751112/31/1953(Back home again in) IndianaBotkin's Banjo Band  
DeccaL 751312/31/1953I love ParisBing Crosby  
DeccaL 751412/31/1953Secret loveBing Crosby  
DeccaL 751512/31/1953Stranger in paradiseBing Crosby  
DeccaL 751612/31/1953Vaya con DiosBing Crosby  
DeccaL 751712/31/1953No other loveBing Crosby  
DeccaL 751812/31/1953My love, my loveBing Crosby  
DeccaL 751912/31/1953Moanin' lowElla Fitzgerald  
DeccaL 752012/31/1953Takin' a chance on loveElla Fitzgerald  
SignatureHC-11953 or earlierCinderellaLeon Janney  
SignatureHC-21953 or earlierThe Three BearsLeon Janney  
SignatureHC-31953 or earlierThe Three Little PigsLeon Janney  
SignatureHC-41953 or earlierPeter RabbitLeon Janney  
SignatureHC-51953 or earlierThree KittensLeon Janney  
SignatureHC-61953 or earlierMother HubbardLeon Janney  
SignatureHC-71953 or earlierLittle boy blueLeon Janney  
SignatureHC-81953 or earlierTommy TuckerLeon Janney  
SignatureHC-91953 or earlierOld King ColeLeon Janney  
SignatureHC-101953 or earlierHumpty dumptyLeon Janney  
SignatureHC-111953 or earlierLittle Miss MuffettLeon Janney  
SignatureHC-121953 or earlierUgly ducklingLeon Janney  
SignatureHC-131953 or earlierLittle Red Riding HoodLeon Janney  
SignatureHC-141953 or earlierLittle Jack HornerLeon Janney  
SignatureHC-151953 or earlierLittle Red Fire EngineLeon Janney  
SignatureHC-161953 or earlierThe sound effects boyLeon Janney  
DeccaDGG 49371953A waltz for twoHelmut Zacharias Orchestra  
Decca5194KK1953Scenes at the ballHermann Hagestedt Orchestra  
Decca5195KK1953Gold and silver waltzHermann Hagestedt Orchestra  
DeccaDGG 52261953Skating princessHelmut Zacharias Orchestra  
DeccaDGG 52531953The song from DesireeHelmut Zacharias Orchestra  
Decca5401KK1953On top of the mountainAlfons Bauer Orchestra  
Decca5402KK1953The way to your heartAlfons Bauer Orchestra  
DeccaBE10417 1953 or earlierTales from the Vienna woodsThe Orchestra Mascotte  
DeccaCE 1417410-in.1952 or 1953Ecstasy tangoSidney Torch Orchestra  
DeccaCE 141751952 or 1953The hour of meditationSidney Torch Orchestra  
DeccaP-CE 141851953KaluRoberto Inglez Orchestra  
DeccaP-CE 141861953WonderfulRoberto Inglez Orchestra  
DeccaP-CE 141881953Nocturne (Chopin)Roberto Inglez Orchestra  
DeccaCE 143761952 or 1953Without my loverSidney Torch Orchestra  
DeccaCE 143781952 or 1953Theme from The Last RhapsodySidney Torch Orchestra  
DeccaCE 144021952 or 1953Jet journeyRon Goodwin  
DeccaCE 144031952 or 1953When I fall in loveRon Goodwin  
DeccaCE 144221952 or 1953Little red monkeyFrank Chacksfield  
DeccaCE 144231952 or 1953Roundabouts and swingsFrank Chacksfield  
DeccaCE 144361952 or 1953MeanderingSidney Torch Orchestra  
DeccaCE 144591952 or 1953Star dustPhilip Green Orchestra  
DeccaP-CE 144981952 or 1953Waltz for the queenSydney Thompson and his Band  
DeccaCE 144991952 or 1953The song from Moulin RougeRon Goodwin  
DeccaCE 145001952 or 1953Limelight (Terry's theme)Sydney Thompson and his Band  
DeccaCE 1456510-in.1952 or 1953Calypso beGeorge Browne  
DeccaCE 145671952 or 1953Love, love, loveLord Beginner  
DeccaP-CE 145691952 or 1953Little red monkeyRoberto Inglez Orchestra  
DeccaCE 145731952 or 1953Magic circlesSidney Torch Orchestra  
DeccaCE 145741952 or 1953CornflakesSidney Torch Orchestra  
DeccaCE 145941952 or 1953EternallyJean Campbell  
DeccaCE 145951952 or 1953No one will ever knowJean Campbell  
DeccaCA 22235appriximately 1953Under Paris skiesRay Martin Orchestra  
DeccaCA 22285appriximately 1953Henpeckin'Ray Martin Orchestra  
DeccaCA 22464appriximately 1953The waltzing bugle boyRay Martin Orchestra  
DeccaCA 22503appriximately 1953One finger serenadeRay Martin Orchestra  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Recordings made on Thursday, December 31, 1953," accessed September 16, 2021,

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Recordings made on Thursday, December 31, 1953." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 16 September 2021.


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