Victor matrix BRC-70290. That's why darkies were born / Leo Reisman Orchestra

TitleSource
That's why darkies were born (Primary title)Disc label (RDI)
Fox trot (Title descriptor)Disc label (RDI)
Por eso nacieron los negritos (Parallel (translated) title)Victor ledgers
Scandals (Work title)Victor ledgers
Authors and ComposersNotes
Ray Henderson (songwriter)
Lew Brown (songwriter)
Composer information source: Disc label; sheet music.
PersonnelNotes Hide Additional Titles
Leo Reisman Orchestra (Musical group)
Philip Steele (vocalist)Takes 1 & 2.
Jesse Smith (instrumentalist : clarinet)
Jesse Smith (director)Role listed as assistant director in Victor ledgers.
Jack Shilkret (instrumentalist : celeste)
Leo Reisman (director)
Ben W. Gordon (vocalist)Takes 3 & 4.
Fred Erdman (session supervisor)
  • Description: Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo
  • Instrumentation: 4 violins, bass, clarinet, 3 saxophones, 3 trumpets, trombone, guitar, celeste, piano, and traps
  • Category: Instrumental with vocal refrain
  • Language: English
  • Master Size: 10-in.
Notes
Victor ledgers: "Mr. Erdman, present."
Source(s): Rigler-Deutsch Index; Victor blue history card; trade catalog; Victor ledgers.
Take Date and PlaceTakeStatusLabel Name/NumberFormatNote Hide Additional Titles
10/19/1931 New York, New York. Studio 1 1 Destroy
10/19/1931 New York, New York. Studio 1 2 Not processed/destroy
10/26/1931 New York, New York. Studio 1 3 Master Victor 22856 10-in.
10/26/1931 New York, New York. Studio 1 4 Not processed/destroy

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Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Victor matrix BRC-70290. That's why darkies were born / Leo Reisman Orchestra," accessed February 21, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/matrix/detail/800036617/BRC-70290-Thats_why_darkies_were_born.

Victor matrix BRC-70290. That's why darkies were born / Leo Reisman Orchestra. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 21, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/matrix/detail/800036617/BRC-70290-Thats_why_darkies_were_born.

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