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By Tony Russell

Greater than two decades within the making, state song documents records all kingdom song recording periods from 1921 via 1942. With basic study in response to records and consultation logs from list businesses, interviews with surviving musicians, in addition to the 200,000 recordings archived on the state track corridor of reputation and Museum's Frist Library and documents, this impressive paintings is the 1st compendium to effectively file the major info at the back of all of the recording classes of state tune through the pre-World warfare II period. This discography documents--in alphabetical order by means of artist--every advertisement nation track recording, together with unreleased aspects, and shows, as thoroughly as attainable, the musicians taking part in at each consultation, in addition to instrumentation. this huge project encompasses 2,500 artists, 5,000 consultation musicians, and 10,000 songs. precis histories of every key checklist corporation also are supplied, besides a bibliography. The discography comprises indexes to all tune titles and musicians indexed.

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S. Brunswick 100 series were made for sale only in Canada and are therefore shown as Canadian issues. S. Brunswick and Vocalion, with the titles translated into French and with French artist credits, presumably for the FrenchCanadian market, was manufactured in the United States and so is not given a C suffix here. S. Columbia labels OKeh and Vocalion were issued in Canada in a Columbia C series. Compo The Compo company of Lachine, Quebec, probably Canada’s largest recording group in the 1920s and 1930s, controlled the following labels relevant to this book: Apex, Crown, Domino, Royale, Sterling, and, from 1932, Melotone (see entry).

The Apex 41000 series was begun in October 1929 and may have lasted no later than March 1930. Very little country material appeared in any of these series, and that small amount was predominantly by Vernon Dalhart. The linked series Crown 81000, Domino 181000, and Sterling 281000 were launched in the spring of 1929 and drew material from the Apex 8000 and, later, 41000 series. Early Crown and Domino issues were on brown wax, but by the time the series ended, at 81533, in the spring of 1931, all issues were on black wax.

Numerous country items from Victor, including many by Jimmie Rodgers, were issued in the 5000/6000 series and a more diverse selection in the 4000 export series, destined for the South African market. ) The label was merged with Regal in January 1933 to become Regal-Zonophone. ) Indian (by John Stoten and Tony Russell) A remarkable quantity of country material—between 300 and 400 couplings—was issued in the Indian subcontinent in the 1930s and early 1940s, chiefly on HMV and Twin, labels of the Gramophone Company, a subsidiary of the British firm of that name.

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