Rosalita/Pistol Packin Mama

Just a peppy Western swing number on a worn 78.

Al Dexter and his Troopers perform Rosalita b/w Pistol Packin’ Mama

1941, Okeh 6708

OKEH 6708 (H 738)
Pistol Packin' Mama

Wednesday April 23rd, 2014 in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Sol Hoopii Iniki-Malie b/w Mauna Loa

Sol Hoopii’s Novelty Trio perform Iniki-Malie b/w Mauna Loa

3/23/28, Columbia 1363-D (145900 and 145905)

Columbia 1365D (145900) Columbia 1365D (145905)

Wednesday April 22nd, 1914 in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Sol Hoopii Eleu Mikiki b/w Ka Ulula

Sol Hoopii and His Novelty Trio perform Eleu Mikiki b/w Ka Ulula

Here’s another Sol Hoopii record I haven’t seen on any compilations:

6/18/1930, 78rpm  record, Columbia #40020-D, (149845), (149846)

Eleu, Mikimiki (King)

Ka Ulua

ele Ka

Monday April 13th, 1914 in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Hit of the Week

2 tracks on one side of a floppy cardboard record. Hit of the Week Records were produced between 1930 and 1932. Here’s one I found. There was a considerable crack at the beginning of this record and I had to do some sound editing to fix it..

Lullaby of the Leaves

Betty Boop

hitoftheweek

Wednesday April 8th, 1914 in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Paul Whiteman and His Ambassador Orchestra

My Wonder Girl – Coral Sea – Fox Trot b/w Grieving for You – Feather Your Nest – Fox Trot
Paul Whiteman and His Ambassador Orchestra
Victor #35703-A/Victor # 35703-B
1926(?) 78rpm record
Played on a Victrola VV-IV with a Voctor #2 Reproducer

Victor 35703-B

 

Tuesday March 10th, 1914 in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Theodore Roosevelt on Victor 78 and Blue Amberol Cylinders

Here are several Theodore Roosevelt Speeches I own on Edison Cylinders and Victor 12 inch 78rpm records. These were recorded around 1912 when he was  running for president against William Taft and Woodrow Wilson as the leader of teh Progressive Party (aka The Bull Moose Party)

The video below is the The Liberty of the People played on an acoustic Victor VV-IV Phonograph with a Victor #2 Reproducer:

Monday March 9th, 1914 in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Don’t Bother To Cry b/w I’ll Hold You in My Heart

Don’t Bother To Cry b/w I’ll Hold You in my Heart by Eddy Arnold and His Tennessee Plowboys

5/18/47 RCA-Victor 20-2332-A/20-2332-B

Western swing 78rpm record from the mid-1940s.

RCA Victor 20-2332-A RCA Victor 20-2332-B

 

Sunday March 8th, 1914 in Uncategorized | No Comments »

King Kamehameha b/w The Lei Vendor

Sol Hoopii and His Novelty Quartette perform King Kamehameha b/w The Lei Vendor

1934, 78rpm  record, Brunswick #6873, (160), (112)

Sol Hoopii is my favorite artist from this period. This record is rather worn.. but this is a nice couple tracks that don’t appear on any compilations I know of.

Brunswick 6873 (160)

Brunswick 6873 (112)

Saturday March 7th, 1914 in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Fascinating Rhythm b/w Twelfth Street Rag

Sol Hoopii and His Novelty Five perform Fascinating Rhythm b/w Twelfth Street Rag

1938, 78rpm  record, Decca 1666/1668

Decca DLA.1668 B Decca DLA.1666 A

Saturday March 7th, 1914 in Uncategorized | No Comments »