The California Ramblers were an American jazz group that recorded hundreds of songs for many different record labels throughout the 1920s. Four members of the band – Red Nichols, Jimmy Dorsey, Tommy Dorsey, and Adrian Rollini – went on to front big bands in later decades.
Birth and Death Data: Born 1920
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1921 - 1938
Roles Represented in DAHR: Musical group
Notes: Known as the Merry Melody Men prior to 1921. Name frequently appears as Golden Gate Orchestra; other pseudonyms include Jerry Mason and his Californians, the Little Ramblers, the University Six, and the Louisiana Collegians.
See Also: Golden Gate Orchestra California Ramblers University Six and the California Ramblers.
Recordings (Results 501-505 of 505 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Edison||N-1129||10-in.||9/13/1929||Pretty little you||California Ramblers||Jazz/dance band||Musical group|
|Edison||N-1161||10-in.||9/26/1929||Hard to get||Golden Gate Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with vocal||Musical group|
|Edison||N-1162||10-in.||9/26/1929||Love ain't nothin' but the blues||Golden Gate Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||Musical group|
|Edison||N-1193||10-in.||10/9/1929||Lady luck||California Ramblers||Jazz/dance band, with vocal trio||Musical group|
|Edison||N-1194||10-in.||10/9/1929||I'm a dreamer (Aren't we all?)||California Ramblers||Jazz/dance band, with vocal trio||Musical group|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "California Ramblers," accessed November 24, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110586.
California Ramblers. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 24, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110586.
"California Ramblers." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 24 November 2020.
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