Victor matrix PBVE-124. Sad / Ben Black Orchestra

Sad (Primary title)Disc label
Fox trot (Title descriptor)Disc label
Pesaroso (Parallel (translated) title)Disc label
Authors and ComposersNotes
Bob Gordon (songwriter)
Art Kenton (songwriter)
Composer information source: Disc label.
PersonnelNotes Hide Additional Titles
Ben Black Orchestra (Musical group)
Ben Black (leader)
Ben Berman (vocalist)Takes 1-4.
  • Description: Jazz/dance band (takes 5-12); jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo (takes 1-4)
  • Instrumentation: 2 violins, 3 saxophones, 2 cornets, trombone, tuba, 2 banjos, piano, and traps
  • Category: Instrumental with vocal refrain
  • Language: English
  • Master Size: 10-in.
Source(s): Victor ledgers; disc.
Take Date and PlaceTakeStatusLabel Name/NumberFormatNote Hide Additional Titles
8/25/1925 Oakland, California 1 Destroy
8/25/1925 Oakland, California 2 Destroy
8/25/1925 Oakland, California 3 Destroy
8/25/1925 Oakland, California 4 Destroy
8/27/1925 Oakland, California 5 Destroy
8/27/1925 Oakland, California 6 Hold
8/27/1925 Oakland, California 7 Destroy
8/27/1925 Oakland, California 8 Hold
9/14/1925 Oakland, California 9 Destroy
9/14/1925 Oakland, California 10 Destroy
9/14/1925 Oakland, California 11 Hold
9/14/1925 Oakland, California 12 Master Victor 19815 10-in.

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