Victor matrix BS-74915. A brown bird singing / Bennett College Quartet

TitleSource
A brown bird singing (Primary title)Victor catalog
Authors and ComposersNotes
Royden Barrie (lyricist)
Haydn Wood (composer)
Composer information source: Victor ledgers; U.S. Copyright Office files.
PersonnelNotes Hide Additional Titles
Bennett College Quartet (Vocal group)Listed in Victor ledgers as Quartet of Bennett College for Women.
Nannie Wright (vocalist)Not confirmed.
Maudie Ruth Gamble (vocalist)Not confirmed.
  • Description: Female vocal quartet, with piano
  • Category: Vocal
  • Language: English
  • Master Size: 10-in.
Notes
Dixon/Godrich/Rye names Maudie Ruth Gamble and Nannie Wright as “probable” singers at the recording session. In addition, Dixon/Godrich/Rye names other performers who possibly recorded at the Victor session; the names were found in a newspaper, the Baltimore Afro-American (issues of 5/14/1932 and 12/2/1933), which identified them as members of the Bennett College Quartet. One or more of the following individuals may have been a vocalist or a piano player at the session: Jessie Lee Dickson, Carrie Robinson, Elfreda Sandifer, Grace Coulbourne, and Gladys Thomas.
Source(s): Dixon/Godrich/Rye (personnel); Victor blue history card; trade catalog; Victor ledgers.
Take Date and PlaceTakeStatusLabel Name/NumberFormatNote Hide Additional Titles
1/16/1933 New York, New York. Studio 2 1 Master Victor 23383 10-in.

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Victor matrix BS-74915. A brown bird singing / Bennett College Quartet," accessed October 17, 2019, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/matrix/detail/800040209/BS-74915-A_brown_bird_singing.

Victor matrix BS-74915. A brown bird singing / Bennett College Quartet. (2019). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 17, 2019, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/matrix/detail/800040209/BS-74915-A_brown_bird_singing.

"Victor matrix BS-74915. A brown bird singing / Bennett College Quartet." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2019. Web. 17 October 2019.

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