Victor matrix BVE-42925. It's hard to laugh or smile / Kansas City Orchestra ; Bennie Moten
- Description: Jazz/dance band
- Instrumentation: 3 saxophones, 2 trumpets, trombone, tuba, banjo, piano, and traps
- Category: Instrumental
- Master Size: 10-in.
- Title Note: Disc label names Bennie Moten as composer; Victor ledgers (9/6/1928) credit Moten and Leroy Berry.
|Victor ledgers: "With Bennie Moten directing and playing piano (L. Joy, ass't.)."|
|Instrumentation is from Victor ledgers and is not confirmed; collective personnel from notes to a reissue compilation CD. Personnel listings here are not intended to imply that every instrument listed is played on every master recorded at the session.|
|Source(s): Frog CD notes (personnel); Rigler-Deutsch Index; Victor blue history card; trade catalog; Victor ledgers.|
|Take Date and Place||Take||Status||Label Name/Number||Format||Note Hide Additional Titles|
|9/6/1928 Camden, New Jersey||1||Destroy|
|9/6/1928 Camden, New Jersey||2||Destroy|
|9/7/1928 Camden, New Jersey||3||Hold|
|9/7/1928 Camden, New Jersey||4||Master||Victor V-38037||10-in.|
|9/7/1928 Camden, New Jersey||4||Master||Bluebird B-6431||10-in.|
|9/7/1928 Camden, New Jersey||1R||Master||Bluebird B-8228||10-in.||From dub made 8/1/1939|
|9/7/1928 Camden, New Jersey||4||Master||RCA (France) PM 42410||LP|
|9/7/1928 Camden, New Jersey||4||Master||Frog DGF 30||Compact disc|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Victor matrix BVE-42925. It's hard to laugh or smile / Kansas City Orchestra ; Bennie Moten," accessed December 2, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/matrix/detail/800017108/BVE-42925-Its_hard_to_laugh_or_smile.
Victor matrix BVE-42925. It's hard to laugh or smile / Kansas City Orchestra ; Bennie Moten. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 2, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/matrix/detail/800017108/BVE-42925-Its_hard_to_laugh_or_smile.
"Victor matrix BVE-42925. It's hard to laugh or smile / Kansas City Orchestra ; Bennie Moten." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 2 December 2020.
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