Victor matrix C-16217. Songs of the past, no. 5 / Victor Mixed Chorus

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Songs of the past, no. 5 (Primary title)Disc label (RDI)
My coal black lady ; My Creole Sue ; Little Alabama coon ; I guess I'll have to telegraph my baby ; All coons look alike to me ; Hello ma baby (Medley contents)Victor ledgers
Authors and ComposersNotes
W. T. Jefferson (composer)"My coal black lady."
W. T. Jefferson (lyricist)"My coal black lady."
Gussie L. Davis (composer)"My Creole Sue."
Gussie L. Davis (lyricist)"My Creole Sue."
Hattie Starr (lyricist)"Little Alabama coon."
Hattie Starr (composer)"Little Alabama coon."
George M. Cohan (composer)"I guess I'll have to telegraph my baby."
George M. Cohan (lyricist)"I guess I'll have to telegraph my baby."
Ernest Hogan (composer)"All coons look alike to me."
Ernest Hogan (lyricist)"All coons look alike to me."
Joseph E. Howard (composer)"Hello ma baby."
Ida Emerson (lyricist)"Hello ma baby."
PersonnelNotes Hide Additional Titles
Victor Mixed Chorus (Vocal group)
Walter B. Rogers (conductor)
Lucy Isabelle Marsh (vocalist : soprano vocal)
Olive Kline (vocalist : soprano vocal)
Elizabeth Wheeler (vocalist : soprano vocal)
Elsie Baker (vocalist : contralto)
Harry Macdonough (vocalist : tenor vocal)
Lambert Murphy (vocalist : tenor vocal)
Reinald Werrenrath (vocalist : baritone vocal)
Wilfred Glenn (vocalist : bass vocal)
  • Description: Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra
  • Category: Vocal
  • Language: English
  • Master Size: 12-in.
Notes
Source(s): John Bolig files (issues); Rigler-Deutsch Index; Victor ledgers.
Included in take 1 only: "Just because she made dem goo goo eyes" (John Queen; Hughie Cannon)
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Take Date and PlaceTakeStatusLabel Name/NumberFormatNote Hide Additional Titles
7/21/1915 Camden, New Jersey 1 Hold/destroy
7/21/1915 Camden, New Jersey 2 Hold/destroy
7/21/1915 Camden, New Jersey 3 Master Victor 35492 12-in.

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