Gramophone B-6294 (10-in.)

The following matrix(es) were released with this catalog number:

CompanyMatrix No.Take NumberDateTitle/Artist 
Victor BVE-64380 4 12/10/1930 When a black man's blue / Cotton Club Orchestra ; Duke Ellington ; Bennie Payne

Primary Performers:

Bennie Payne (vocalist)
Duke Ellington (leader)
Cotton Club Orchestra (Musical group)


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02800B-6294 ǂb Gramophone
02810BVE-64380 ǂb Gramophone
24500When a black man's blue.
264 1[Camden, N.J.] : ǂb Victor, ǂc [1930]
300  1 audio disc : ǂb analog, 78 rpm ; ǂc 10 in.
336  performed music ǂ2 rdacontent
337  audio ǂ2 rdamedia
338  audio disc ǂ2 rdacarrier
340  shellac ǂ2 rda
344  analog ǂc 78 rpm ǂd coarse groove ǂg mono ǂ2 rda
500  Gramophone: B-6294 (BVE-64380 (matrix)).
5208 Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo (takes 3 and 4); with male vocal trio (takes 1 and 2).
546  Sung in English.
500  Data derived from the Discography of American Historical Recordings.
5103 Discography of American Historical Recordings ǂu
500  Title from disc label.
5110 Cotton Club Orchestra ; Duke Ellington ; Bennie Payne.
7001 Bigard, Barney, ǂe instrumentalist.
7001 Bigard, Barney, ǂe instrumentalist.
7001 Braud, Wellman, ǂe instrumentalist.
7001 Carney, Harry, ǂe instrumentalist.
7001 Ellington, Duke, ǂd 1899-1974, ǂe instrumentalist.
7001 Ellington, Duke, ǂd 1899-1974, ǂe performer.
7001 Ellington, Duke, ǂe performer.
7001 Garry, Sid, ǂe singer.
7001 Greer, Sonny, ǂe instrumentalist.
7001 Guy, Fred, ǂe instrumentalist.
7001 Hodges, Johnny, ǂe instrumentalist.
7001 Jenkins, Freddy, ǂd 1906-1978, ǂe instrumentalist.
7001 Little, George A., ǂd 1890-1946, ǂe composer.
7001 Mills, Irving, ǂd 1894-1985, ǂe performer.
7001 Nanton, Tricky Sam, ǂd 1904-1946, ǂe instrumentalist.
7001 Nelson, Ed G., ǂd 1885-1969, ǂe composer.
7001 Payne, Bennie, ǂe singer.
7001 Sizemore, Arthur, ǂd 1891-1954, ǂe composer.
7001 Tizol, Juan, ǂd 1900-1984, ǂe instrumentalist.
7001 Whetsel, Arthur, ǂe instrumentalist.
7001 Williams, Cootie, ǂe instrumentalist.
7102 Cotton Club Orchestra, ǂe instrumentalist.