Victor matrix SS-78596. Why should I not be happy? / Frank Luther

TitleSource
Why should I not be happy? (Primary title)Disc label (BHC verso)
Could I have every wish come true (Additional title)Disc label (BHC verso)
Authors and ComposersNotes
Johnny Gruelle (author)
Will Wooden (songwriter)
Composer information source: Disc label (BHC).
PersonnelNotes Hide Additional Titles
Frank Luther (vocalist : tenor vocal)
Frank Novak (instrumentalist : bass clarinet)
  • Description: Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble
  • Instrumentation: Violin, bass clarinet, piano, accordion, traps
  • Category: Vocal
  • Language: English
  • Master Size: 7-in.
Notes
Victor ledgers for this session state, "Frank playing bass clarinet"; ledgers for other matrixes (SS-78675 through SS-78677) used in the album, "Raggedy Ann's songs of happiness," specify Frank Novak on bass clarinet. It is also possible that he plays accordion, piano, or traps. It is not known which instruments named in the session header are heard on each selection.
Source(s): Victor blue history card; trade catalog; Victor ledgers.
Take Date and PlaceTakeStatusLabel Name/NumberFormatNote Hide Additional Titles
11/28/1933 New York, New York. Studio 2 1 Master Victor 229 7-in.
11/28/1933 New York, New York. Studio 2 2 Not processed

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Victor matrix SS-78596. Why should I not be happy? / Frank Luther," accessed October 28, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/matrix/detail/800043323/SS-78596-Why_should_I_not_be_happy.

Victor matrix SS-78596. Why should I not be happy? / Frank Luther. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 28, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/matrix/detail/800043323/SS-78596-Why_should_I_not_be_happy.

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