Columbia matrix W149699. Why? / Ben Selvin and his Orchestra ; Walter Feldkamp ; Alan Moran

TitleSource
Why? (Primary title)Disc label (RDI)
Sons o' guns (Work title)Disc label (RDI)
Authors and ComposersNotes
Benny Davis (songwriter)
J. Fred Coots (songwriter)
Arthur Swanstrom (songwriter)
Composer information source: Disc label; ADP.
PersonnelNotes Hide Additional Titles
Walter Feldkamp (instrumentalist : piano)
Alan Moran (instrumentalist : piano)
Ben Selvin and his Orchestra (Musical group)Listing on Col 2077-D for Selvin’s Orchestra.
Ben Selvin (leader)
Selvin’s Orchestra (Musical group)
Alan Moran (vocalist)
Walter Feldkamp (vocalist)
The Crooners (Vocal group)
  • Description: Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet and piano duet
  • Category: Instrumental with vocal refrain
  • Language: English
  • Master Size: 10-in.
Notes
Johnson and Shirley identify the Crooners as comprising "Feldkamp and Moran." It is possible that this refers to Walter Feldkamp and Alan Moran, whom Brooks/Rust lists as playing piano on this master.
Dubbed fior use by OKeh as W495008.
Source(s): OCLC; Johnson and Shirley; Rigler-Deutsch Index.
Take Date and PlaceTakeStatusLabel Name/NumberFormatNote Hide Additional Titles
12/9/1929 New York, New York 1 Unknown
12/9/1929 New York, New York 2 Unknown
12/9/1929 New York, New York 3 Unknown
12/23/1929 New York, New York 4 Master Columbia 2077-D 10-in.
12/23/1929 New York, New York 5 Master Columbia 2077-D 10-in.
12/23/1929 New York, New York Unknown Master Parlophone (U.K.) R 676 10-in. Issued from OK dub W495008, made ca. Dec. 1929.

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Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Columbia matrix W149699. Why? / Ben Selvin and his Orchestra ; Walter Feldkamp ; Alan Moran," accessed August 20, 2019, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/matrix/detail/2000039257/W149699-Why.

Columbia matrix W149699. Why? / Ben Selvin and his Orchestra ; Walter Feldkamp ; Alan Moran. (2019). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 20, 2019, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/matrix/detail/2000039257/W149699-Why.

"Columbia matrix W149699. Why? / Ben Selvin and his Orchestra ; Walter Feldkamp ; Alan Moran." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2019. Web. 20 August 2019.

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