Bluebird B-6431 (10-in. double-faced)

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

CompanyMatrix No.Take NumberDateTitle/Artist 
Victor BVE-42925 4 9/7/1928 It's hard to laugh or smile / Kansas City Orchestra ; Bennie Moten
Victor BVE-51236 2 4/17/1929 Hot town / Royal Flush Orchestra ; Fess Williams

Hot town / Royal Flush Orchestra ; Fess Williams

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Primary Performers:

Bennie Moten (director)
Kansas City Orchestra (Musical group)
Royal Flush Orchestra (Musical group)
Fess Williams (director)

Other Information:

Release Date: 3/33/1929 Source: Victor blue history card

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Bluebird B-6431 (10-in. double-faced)," accessed April 16, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/object/detail/62585/Bluebird_B-6431.

Bluebird B-6431 (10-in. double-faced). (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 16, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/object/detail/62585/Bluebird_B-6431.

"Bluebird B-6431 (10-in. double-faced)." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 16 April 2024.

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007  s ǂb d ǂd d ǂe m ǂf s ǂg d ǂh n ǂi n ǂj m ǂk s ǂl l ǂm n ǂn a
02800B-6431 ǂb Bluebird
02810BVE-51236 ǂb Bluebird
02810BVE-42925 ǂb Bluebird
24500Hot town / ǂc Fess Williams. It's hard to laugh or smile / Leroy Berry ; Bennie Moten.
264 1[Camden, N.J.] : ǂb Victor, ǂc [1929]
300  1 audio disc : ǂb analog, 78 rpm ; ǂc 10 in.
336  performed music ǂb prm ǂ2 rdacontent
337  audio ǂb s ǂ2 rdamedia
338  audio disc ǂb sd ǂ2 rdacarrier
340  shellac ǂ2 rdamat
344  analog ǂ2 rdatr
344  ǂc 78 rpm
344  ǂd coarse groove ǂ2 rdagw
344  ǂg mono ǂ2 rdacpc
500  Bluebird: B-6431 (BVE-51236 (matrix), BVE-42925 (matrix)).
5208 Jazz/dance band.
546  Sung in English.
500  Data derived from the Discography of American Historical Recordings.
5103 Discography of American Historical Recordings ǂu http://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/objects/detail/62585
500  Title from disc label.
5110 Royal Flush Orchestra ; Fess Williams, Kansas City Orchestra ; Bennie Moten.
7001 Bedell, Ralph, ǂe instrumentalist.
7001 Berry, Leroy, ǂe composer.
7001 Berry, Leroy, ǂe instrumentalist.
7001 Blackwell, Oliver "Ollie", ǂe instrumentalist.
7001 Casamore, Emanuel, ǂe instrumentalist.
7001 Duncan, Hank, ǂd 1896-1968, ǂe instrumentalist.
7001 Gregory, Felix, ǂe instrumentalist.
7001 Hayes, Thamon, ǂe instrumentalist.
7001 James, Jelly, ǂe instrumentalist.
7001 Joy, Leonard W., ǂe session supervisor.
7001 Leonard, Harlan, ǂd 1905-1983, ǂe instrumentalist.
7001 Lewis, Ed, ǂd 1909-1985, ǂe instrumentalist.
7001 Lewis, Lockwood, ǂe instrumentalist.
7001 McWashington, Willie, ǂe instrumentalist.
7001 Moten, Bennie, ǂd 1894-1935, ǂe composer.
7001 Moten, Bennie, ǂd 1894-1935, ǂe instrumentalist.
7001 Moten, Bennie, ǂd 1894-1935, ǂe performer.
7001 Page, Vernon, ǂe instrumentalist.
7001 Pendleton, Andy, ǂe instrumentalist.
7001 Roane, Kenneth A., ǂe instrumentalist.
7001 Smith, Perry, ǂe instrumentalist.
7001 Taylor, James, ǂe singer.
7001 Temple, George, ǂc musician, ǂe instrumentalist.
7001 Walder, Woody, ǂe instrumentalist.
7001 Washington, Booker T., ǂd 1909-1992, ǂe instrumentalist.
7001 Washington, Jack, ǂd 1910-1964, ǂe instrumentalist.
7001 Williams, Fess, ǂd 1894-1975, ǂe composer.
7001 Williams, Fess, ǂd 1894-1975, ǂe instrumentalist.
7001 Williams, Fess, ǂd 1894-1975, ǂe performer.
7102 Kansas City Orchestra, ǂe instrumentalist.
7102 Royal Flush Orchestra, ǂe instrumentalist.
74002It's hard to laugh or smile.

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007  s ǂb d ǂd d ǂe m ǂf s ǂg d ǂh n ǂi n ǂj m ǂk s ǂl l ǂm n ǂn a
02800B-6431 ǂb Bluebird
02810BVE-42925 ǂb Bluebird
02810BVE-51236 ǂb Bluebird
24500It's hard to laugh or smile / ǂc Leroy Berry ; Bennie Moten. Hot town / Fess Williams.
264 1[Camden, N.J.] : ǂb Victor, ǂc [1929]
300  1 audio disc : ǂb analog, 78 rpm ; ǂc 10 in.
336  performed music ǂb prm ǂ2 rdacontent
337  audio ǂb s ǂ2 rdamedia
338  audio disc ǂb sd ǂ2 rdacarrier
340  shellac ǂ2 rdamat
344  analog ǂ2 rdatr
344  ǂc 78 rpm
344  ǂd coarse groove ǂ2 rdagw
344  ǂg mono ǂ2 rdacpc
500  Bluebird: B-6431 (BVE-42925 (matrix), BVE-51236 (matrix)).
5208 Jazz/dance band.
546  Sung in English.
500  Data derived from the Discography of American Historical Recordings.
5103 Discography of American Historical Recordings ǂu http://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/objects/detail/62585
500  Title from disc label.
5110 Royal Flush Orchestra ; Fess Williams, Kansas City Orchestra ; Bennie Moten.
7001 Bedell, Ralph, ǂe instrumentalist.
7001 Berry, Leroy, ǂe composer.
7001 Berry, Leroy, ǂe instrumentalist.
7001 Blackwell, Oliver "Ollie", ǂe instrumentalist.
7001 Casamore, Emanuel, ǂe instrumentalist.
7001 Duncan, Hank, ǂd 1896-1968, ǂe instrumentalist.
7001 Gregory, Felix, ǂe instrumentalist.
7001 Hayes, Thamon, ǂe instrumentalist.
7001 James, Jelly, ǂe instrumentalist.
7001 Joy, Leonard W., ǂe session supervisor.
7001 Leonard, Harlan, ǂd 1905-1983, ǂe instrumentalist.
7001 Lewis, Ed, ǂd 1909-1985, ǂe instrumentalist.
7001 Lewis, Lockwood, ǂe instrumentalist.
7001 McWashington, Willie, ǂe instrumentalist.
7001 Moten, Bennie, ǂd 1894-1935, ǂe composer.
7001 Moten, Bennie, ǂd 1894-1935, ǂe instrumentalist.
7001 Moten, Bennie, ǂd 1894-1935, ǂe performer.
7001 Page, Vernon, ǂe instrumentalist.
7001 Pendleton, Andy, ǂe instrumentalist.
7001 Roane, Kenneth A., ǂe instrumentalist.
7001 Smith, Perry, ǂe instrumentalist.
7001 Taylor, James, ǂe singer.
7001 Temple, George, ǂc musician, ǂe instrumentalist.
7001 Walder, Woody, ǂe instrumentalist.
7001 Washington, Booker T., ǂd 1909-1992, ǂe instrumentalist.
7001 Washington, Jack, ǂd 1910-1964, ǂe instrumentalist.
7001 Williams, Fess, ǂd 1894-1975, ǂe composer.
7001 Williams, Fess, ǂd 1894-1975, ǂe instrumentalist.
7001 Williams, Fess, ǂd 1894-1975, ǂe performer.
7102 Kansas City Orchestra, ǂe instrumentalist.
7102 Royal Flush Orchestra, ǂe instrumentalist.
74002Hot town.