Victor matrix B-27689. I want a pretty girl / Brooke Johns Orchestra ; Brooke Johns

TitleSource
I want a pretty girl (Primary title)Disc label
Fox trot (Title descriptor)Disc label
Jack and Jill (Work title)Disc label
Authors and ComposersNotes
Otto Harbach (lyricist)
William Daly (composer)
Composer information source: Disc label.
PersonnelNotes Hide Additional Titles
Brooke Johns Orchestra (Musical group)
Brooke Johns (vocalist : tenor vocal)
Jack Shilkret (leader)From Vi 19051 label; not listed in Victor ledgers.
Edward T. King (conductor)Listed as Dir. in Victor ledgers; not shown on Vi 19051 label.
  • Description: Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo
  • Instrumentation: Violin, 2 cornets, trombone, 2 saxophones, banjo, tuba, piano, and traps
  • Category: Instrumental with vocal refrain
  • Language: English
  • Master Size: 10-in.
Notes
Victor ledgers: "Mr. Johns sings two choruses."
Victor ledgers: First recording of this group—records to be listed in the Black label class.
Source(s): Rigler-Deutsch Index; trade catalog; Victor ledgers; disc.
Take Date and PlaceTakeStatusLabel Name/NumberFormatNote Hide Additional Titles
4/2/1923 New York, New York 1 Hold
4/2/1923 New York, New York 2 Destroy
4/2/1923 New York, New York 3 Destroy
4/2/1923 New York, New York 4 Master Victor 19051 10-in.

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4/2/1923 New York, New York 5 Destroy

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Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Victor matrix B-27689. I want a pretty girl / Brooke Johns Orchestra ; Brooke Johns," accessed August 22, 2019, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/matrix/detail/800001660/B-27689-I_want_a_pretty_girl.

Victor matrix B-27689. I want a pretty girl / Brooke Johns Orchestra ; Brooke Johns. (2019). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 22, 2019, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/matrix/detail/800001660/B-27689-I_want_a_pretty_girl.

"Victor matrix B-27689. I want a pretty girl / Brooke Johns Orchestra ; Brooke Johns." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2019. Web. 22 August 2019.

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