Victor matrix MRC-64681. Jesse Crawford. 1931-02-15 / Helen Crawford

TitleSource
Jesse Crawford. 1931-02-15 (Primary title)ADP editors
Part 2 (Title part)Victor ledgers
Song of the gypsies ; Medley ; Ninety nine out of a hundred ; Popular medley (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; "Ninety nine out of a hundred."
Louis A. Witten (speaker)
Royal Duotones (Musical group)"Song of the gypsies"; "Medley"; "Popular medley."
Paul Small (vocalist : tenor vocal)"Ninety nine out of a hundred."
  • 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."
Notes
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"; "Closing announcement by L. A. Witten"; "Made on VTM machine no. 7776."
Ledgers note that excerpts from the songs, "Mighty lak a rose" and "I love you truly," are included within "Medley."
Ledgers note that excerpts from the following songs are included within "Popular medley": "By the river St. Marie," "When your hair has turned to silver," and "Au revoir—Pleasant dreams."
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.
Source(s): Victor ledgers.
Take Date and PlaceTakeStatusLabel Name/NumberFormatNote Hide Additional Titles
2/15/1931 New York, New York. Paramount Theatre 1 Unknown

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Victor matrix MRC-64681. Jesse Crawford. 1931-02-15 / Helen Crawford," accessed October 16, 2019, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/matrix/detail/800033648/MRC-64681-Jesse_Crawford._1931-02-15.

Victor matrix MRC-64681. Jesse Crawford. 1931-02-15 / Helen Crawford. (2019). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 16, 2019, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/matrix/detail/800033648/MRC-64681-Jesse_Crawford._1931-02-15.

"Victor matrix MRC-64681. Jesse Crawford. 1931-02-15 / Helen Crawford." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2019. Web. 16 October 2019.

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