Columbia matrix W351044. Makin' faces at the man in the moon / Selvin’s Orchestra

TitleSource
Makin' faces at the man in the moon (Primary title)Disc label
Fox trot (Title descriptor)Disc label
Authors and ComposersNotes
Kate Smith (lyricist)
Ned Washington (lyricist)
Max Rich (composer)
Al Hoffman (lyricist)
Composer information source: Disc label; ADP.
PersonnelNotes Hide Additional Titles
Selvin’s Orchestra (Musical group)
Ben Selvin (leader)
Jerry Fenwyck and his Orchestra (Musical group)Listing on Har 1342-H, VT 2417-V, and Cl 5353-C for Selvin's Orchestra.
Golden Terrace Orchestra [Selvin's Orchestra] (Musical group)Listing on OK 41517, Par R995, and Od A-221374 for Selvin's Orchestra.
Milt Coleman (vocalist)
  • Description: Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo
  • Category: Instrumental with vocal refrain
  • Language: English
  • Master Size: 10-in.
Notes
Johnson and Shirley notes that the vocalist on this selection was previously identified as Eddie Walters but that the file cards "clearly credit" the selection to Milt Coleman. Also noted: "It is not known where the claim of Walters' presence originated unless Eddie Walters is a pseudonym for Milto Coleman or vice versa, or an aural misidentification."
Source(s): Johnson and Shirley (personnel; issues); Rust Dance bands (take date); disc.
Take Date and PlaceTakeStatusLabel Name/NumberFormatNote Hide Additional Titles
6/18/1931 New York, New York 1 Unknown
6/18/1931 New York, New York 2 Master Harmony 1342-H 10-in.
6/18/1931 New York, New York 2 Master Velvet Tone 2417-V 10-in.
6/18/1931 New York, New York 2 Master Clarion 5353-C 10-in.
6/18/1931 New York, New York 2 Master OKeh 41517 10-in. Issued from OK dub W404973, made ca. Aug.-Sept. 1931.
6/18/1931 New York, New York 2 Master Parlophone (U.K.) R 995 10-in. Issued from OK dub W404973, made ca. Aug.-Sept. 1931.
6/18/1931 New York, New York 2 Master Odeon A 221374 10-in. Issued from OK dub W404973, made ca. Aug.-Sept. 1931.

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Columbia matrix W351044. Makin' faces at the man in the moon / Selvin’s Orchestra," accessed January 15, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/matrix/detail/2000214068/W351044-Makin_faces_at_the_man_in_the_moon.

Columbia matrix W351044. Makin' faces at the man in the moon / Selvin’s Orchestra. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 15, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/matrix/detail/2000214068/W351044-Makin_faces_at_the_man_in_the_moon.

"Columbia matrix W351044. Makin' faces at the man in the moon / Selvin’s Orchestra." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 15 January 2021.

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