Mel Ball (songwriter)

Note on name: Pseudonym for Anthony J. Franchini.

Source: U.S. Copyright Office files

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CompanyMatrix No.SizeFirst Recording DateTitlePrimary PerformerDescription 
Victor PBS-055220 10-in. 12/11/1940 Talkin' to my heart Janet Blair ; Hal Kemp Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo  
Columbia W150830 10-in. 9/20/1930 Believin' Lloyd Keating and his Music Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo  
Brunswick E27641 10-in. 6/4/1928 Sweet Kalua lady The Hanapi Trio Instrumental trio (Hawaiian)  


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