Victor A-817 (Black label (popular) 7-in. single-faced)

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

CompanyMatrix No.Take NumberDateTitle/Artist 
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]817 1 5/17/1901 Coon, coon, coon / Vess L. Ossman ; Len Spencer
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]817 Unknown 5/17/1901 Coon, coon, coon / Vess L. Ossman ; Len Spencer

Primary Performers:

Len Spencer (vocalist : baritone vocal)
Vess L. Ossman (instrumentalist : banjo)

Other Information:

Note: Returned: 6 Nov.'02: 1302 cps.


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02800A-817 ǂb Victor
02810[Pre-matrix A-]817 ǂb Victor
24500Coon, coon, coon / ǂc Leo Friedman.
264 1[Camden, N.J.] : ǂb Victor, ǂc [1901]
300  1 audio disc : ǂb analog, 78 rpm ; ǂc 7 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  Victor: A-817 ([Pre-matrix A-]817 (matrix)).
5208 Male vocal solo, with banjo.
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 Vess L. Ossman ; Len Spencer.
7001 Friedman, Leo, ǂd 1869-1927, ǂe composer.
7001 Jefferson, Gene, ǂe lyricist.
7001 Ossman, Vess L. , ǂe instrumentalist.
7001 Spencer, Len, ǂd 1867-1914, ǂe singer.