The Happy Gang

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1940 - 1941

Roles Represented in DAHR: dramatic group

Notes: Members of the group sing, tell jokes, and provide instrumental accompaniment for a Canadian Broadcasting Corporation radio variety show. According to a later interview with member Bob Farnon found on the Canadian Antique Phonograph Society's website, the earliest Bluebird recordings were made in a studio on Davenport Road in Toronto and cabled to Montreal.

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor (Canada) 3660 10-in. before 9/23/1940 Carry on Eddie Allen ; Bob Farnon ; The Happy Gang ; Blain Mathé ; Bert Pearl ; Kathleen Stokes Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble dramatic group  
Victor (Canada) [ViC cat B-4693-A] 10-in. approximately 1941 Good morning Sergeant Major The Happy Gang ; Bert Pearl Male vocal solo, with male vocal trio, instrumental ensemble, and talk. dramatic group  
Victor (Canada) [ViC cat B-4693-B] 10-in. approximately 1941 Let's get together The Happy Gang ; Bert Pearl Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble dramatic group  
Victor (Canada) 8659 10-in. before 9/23/1940 There'll always be an England Eddie Allen ; Bob Farnon ; The Happy Gang ; Blain Mathé ; Bert Pearl ; Kathleen Stokes Male vocal solo, with male vocal trio, organ, and instrumental ensemble dramatic group  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Happy Gang, The," accessed June 16, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/355088.

Happy Gang, The. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 16, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/355088.

"Happy Gang, The." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 16 June 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/355088

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