Victor matrix MRC-64680. Jesse Crawford. 1931-02-15 / Helen Crawford

Jesse Crawford. 1931-02-15 (Primary title)ADP editors
Part 1 (Title part)Victor ledgers
Pere de la victorie ; Popular medley ; Heartaches ; Honeymoon parade (Medley contents)Victor ledgers
Royal Typewriter electrical transcription (Alternate title)Victor ledgers
PersonnelNotes Hide Additional Titles
Helen Crawford (instrumentalist : pipe organ)Listed in Victor ledgers as Mrs. Jesse Crawford; "Popular medley."
Paul Small (vocalist : tenor vocal)"Heartaches."
Royal Duotones (Musical group)"Pere de la victorie"; "Honeymoon parade."
Louis A. Witten (speaker)
  • Description: Radio broadcast : Pipe organ, with instrumental ensemble, male vocal solo, and announcements
  • Category: Instrumental and vocal
  • Language: English
  • Master Size: 16-in.
  • Title Note: Newspaper and magazine radio program listings refer to the series variously as "Jesse Crawford," "Royal hour," and "Royal's Poet of the Organ."
Source(s): Victor ledgers.
Victor ledgers: "Royal Typewriter Company, Inc. (Hanff-Metzger Advertising)"; "Electrical transcriptions."
Ledgers: Recorded in New York studio 3 over direct wire from Paramount Building (WABC); "Columbia Broadcast System."
Ledgers: "Announcements by L. A. Witten"; "Introduction—Talk by L. A. Witten"; "Made on RCA machine no. 1."
Ledgers note that excerpts from the following songs are included within "Popular medley": "Hello beautiful," "Truly," "Wabash moon," and "Tie a little string around your finger."
The Royal Duotones may not be an ensemble. A press report on the program notes that each weekly episode of the series features an instrumental soloists playing in unison with the organ.
Victor ledgers note that only "Mrs. [Helen] Crawford," without Jesse Crawford, as performing on the broadcast.
Take Date and PlaceTakeStatusLabel Name/NumberFormatNote Hide Additional Titles
2/15/1931 New York, New York. Paramount Theatre 1 Unknown


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