Victor matrix BS-073564. Picnic in purgatory / Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Charles Brosen

  • Description: Jazz/dance band, with talk (take 1); Jazz/dance band (take 2)
  • Instrumentation: 4 saxophones, 3 trumpets, 2 trombones, guitar, electric guitar, piano, string bass, and drums
  • Category: Vocal
  • Language: English
  • Master Size: 10-in.
Notes
Victor ledgers: "Len. Joy present."
Ledgers: "The shortest vocal every made by Charles Brosch [sic], refer to L. Joy." Disc label: "Comments by Charles Brosen." Brosen's humorous performance comprises two "comments" spoken with a comical accent and tone: A statement of the title at the beginning of the recording and the words, "Hello, would you please pass the mustard," heard midway through the song.
Both takes 1 and 1A are masters; it is probable that issues derive from both.
Source(s): Victor blue history card; Victor ledgers; disc.
Take Date and PlaceTakeStatusLabel Name/NumberFormatNote Hide Additional Titles
3/12/1942 New York, New York. Studio 1 1 Master Bluebird B-11501 10-in.
3/12/1942 New York, New York. Studio 1 1A Master
3/12/1942 New York, New York. Studio 1 2 Destroy BHC: No vocal."
3/12/1942 New York, New York. Studio 1 2A Hold BHC: No vocal."

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Victor matrix BS-073564. Picnic in purgatory / Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Charles Brosen," accessed January 25, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/matrix/detail/200054804/BS-073564-Picnic_in_purgatory.

Victor matrix BS-073564. Picnic in purgatory / Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Charles Brosen. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 25, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/matrix/detail/200054804/BS-073564-Picnic_in_purgatory.

"Victor matrix BS-073564. Picnic in purgatory / Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Charles Brosen." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 25 January 2022.

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