Mark Berresford Rare Records

The Chequers, Chequer Lane, Shottle, Derbyshire, DE56 2DR, England.

Tel: (+44) 1773 550275  

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Condition, as ever, guaranteed. Minimum bid unless stated £5/$8. I reserve the right to refuse unrealistic bids.


Basically, there are two ways of bidding; first is the simple Straight Bid - you offer a fixed amount for an item and if yours is the highest bid, you win. Secondly, and easier for those more familiar with online auction sites, and for those collectors unsure of what to offer, is the Maximum Bid. You offer a bid to a maximum amount, which will be increased in 10% increments over the nearest bid up to your maximum amount. For example, you bid to a maximum of $100 on an item, but the next highest bid is $50 - you will pay $55, i.e. 10% over the the next highest bid. In the event of a tie the fixed bidder, or earliest-placed bid wins. Please send bids to

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If you have a maximum budget to spend, please advise with your bids.

Please also double check your item numbers when bidding - I do not use titles on my auction spreadsheet, so if you bid on the wrong number and win it, it’s yours!

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NOTE:  Some of the categorisation of certain instrumental-based artists, such as jug bands has been, by necessity, arbitrary so please check both the Jazz and Blues sections.

SUGGESTED MINIMUM BIDS. I’m often asked "How much should I bid on so-and-so?” Well, the straight answer is bid what it’s worth to you. However it is useful for newer collectors to have an idea of what some of the rarer items may realistically fetch, so I am showing against some such items a Suggested Minimum Bid (SMB) in British Pounds. 

Feel free to disregard these figures  but they are based on 40+ years of selling 78s, and in many cases are considerably less than what they may actually achieve. Bids over these amounts are more likely to be ultimately successful.

SB=Sunburst (Decca). DJ=Disc Jockey or Sample Copy. TT=Truetone label OKeh. MB = Minimum Bid.

Starting with this auction we will be offering a great selection of Jazz, Blues and Hot Dance records from the collection of jazz clarinettist and record dealer Johnny Hobbs, plus more Master Test Pressings, many of which were unissued on 78 (and some never reissued!). Unless stated they are vinyl (rather than the less durable modern polystyrene pressings), and several are super-high quality shellac pressed in the late 1930s and early 1940s for George Avakian for consideration for reissue on Columbia, Parlophone etc.


001 BARBECUE BOB. Easy Rider Don’t You Deny My Name/Brown Skin Gal. Col 14257-D E+ SMB £100

002 BIG MACEO. Winter Time Blues/Chicago Breakdown. BB 34-0743 E+

003 ESTHER BIGEOU. Stingaree Bl/If That’s What You Want... OK 8025 EE- Nice acc!

004 BUTTERBEANS & SUSIE.  Let The Door Knob Hit You In The Back/ Your Folks Will Start Wearing Black (Truetone) OK 8303 EE+ SMB £25

005 LEROY CARR - SCRAPPER BLACKWELL. You Left Me Crying. 1/s vinyl Master Test Pressing of Voc 16418-1 E+ Unissued on 78!! SMB £50

006 BO CARTER. My Pencil Won’t Write No More. 1/s vinyl Master Test Pressing of OK matrix 404922-A E some pitting towards end tix lightly SMB £50

007 DR. CLAYTON. Ain’t Gonna Drink No More/Angels in Harlem. RCA Vic 20-2153 E

008 ARTHUR BIG BOY CRUDUP. That’s All Right/Crudup’s After Hours. RCA Vic 20-2205 E-

009 WALTER DAVIS. My Friends Don’t Know Me/ When U Need My Help. RCA Vic 20-2156 E+

010 CHAMPION JACK DUPREE. Forget It Mama/You’ve Been Drunk. Davis DA3 E

011 SAMMY FRANKLIN & HIS ATOMICS (Lem Talley v s1). Lonesome Boy Bl/ Atomic Boogie. B&W 102 E

012 JAZZ GILLUM. All In All Bl/Can’t Trust Myself. RCA Vic 20-2232 EE+

013 LILLIAN GLINN. Where Have All The Black Men Gone/Shake It Down. Col 14315-D EE- lt scrs nap. Superb NO Jazz acc! SMB £30

014 LIL GREEN. Mr. Jackson From Jacksonville/Now What Do U Think. BB 34-0733 EE+ Orig Sleeve

015 CHARLIE JACKSON. Texas Blues/I’m Going Where The Chilly Winds Don’t Blow. Para 12335 E+ Superb copy!! SMB £150

016 MAHALIA JACKSON. What Could I Do/Even Me. Apollo 178 E+

017 LONNIE JOHNSON. Watch Shorty/ Some Day Baby. BB 34-0732 E+

018 MARGARET JOHNSON (w/CLARENCE WILLIAMS BLUE 5). E Flat Blues/ If I Let U Get Away With It... PaE E5187 E-/EE- Classic Bechet!

019 MEMPHIS SLIM & HIS HOUSE ROCKERS. Blues All Around My Head/Memphis Slim USA. United U186 E+

020 LIZZIE MILES. Yellow Dog Gal Blues. 1/s vinyl Master Test Pressing of Vic mx 58677-1 N- Unissued on 78, Great acc - Teddy Bunn, Pops Foster etc! SMB £50

021           Black Man/ My Pillow and Me. Br 2462 E-

022 MISSISSIPPI MUDDER (Jimmie Gordon - Charlie Segar pno acc). Sweet Jelly Rollin’/Baker Man. Dec 7207 E- lt scfs

023 REV. A.W. NIX & CONGREGATION. The White Flyer to Heaven Pts 1 & 2. (Lightning) Br 7020 E-

024 NONPAREIL TRIO. Yellow Dog Blues/Susianna. Col 14403-D EE+  looks like there is a lam cr s2 but it does not break the surface. Uncommon!

025 NORFOLK JAZZ QUARTETTE. Cornfield Blues/ Big Fat Mamma. OK 4380 EE-

026 ST. LOUIS JIMMY (Roosevelt Sykes pno). Strange Woman/ One More Break. BB 34-0727 E+

027 THE SAVOYS Feat. JAMES JONES. Say U’re Mine/You. Savoy 1188 EE+ Orig Sleeve

028 BESSIE SMITH (w/ LOUIS ARMSTRONG). Cold In Hand Blues. 1/s Shellac Columbia Master Test Pressing of mx 140250-1 EE- lt scfs nap, plays E SMB £40

029           Down Hearted Bl/Gulf Coast Bl. Col A3844 EE-

030           Nobody In Town Can Bake.../I You Don’t... Col A3942 V+

031           Eavesdropper’s Blues/ Haunted House Bl. Col 14010-D E+ SMB £40

032           Sorrowful Blues/ Rocking Chair Blues. Col 14020-D E+ Beautiful copy! SMB £40

033 MAMIE SMITH. The Lure of the South. 1/s vinyl Master Test Pressing of OK mx 401762 -F  E+  Unissued on 78 and Very Fine side! SMB £40

034 RUBY SMITH. Port Wine Bl/You Satisfy. RCA Vic 20-2152 E+ lt nr s1 inaudible

035 MARY STAFFORD & HER JAZZ BAND. Crazy Blues/ Royal Garden Blues E Columbia’s 1st Blues issue, 1920

036 ROOSEVELT SYKES. I Wonder/ Mellow Queen. BB 34-0721 E+

037 TAMPA RED. Lula Mae/ The Woman I Luv. BB 34-0724 E

038           You Gonna Miss Me When I’m Gone/I Ain’t Fur It. BB 34-0711 EE- Orig Sleeve

039           I’ll Be Up Again Some Day/ I Ought To Bite U. RCA Vic 20-2147 E+

040 EVA TAYLOR. Baby WYPCH/Sister Kate. OK 4740 E fine copy

041           I’m Gonna See U When Your Troubles.../Never Have No Luck Quittin Me. OK 8068 E-

042           If U Want The Rainbow/Happy Days & Lonely Nights. OK 8665 E lt scrs and int lam, nap

043 RAMBLIN’ THOMAS. New Way of Living Blues/ Good Time Blues. Para 12752 V+ sm scr s1 lt tix at start 7 gvs SMB £75

044 SIPPIE THOMAS (Sippie Wallace). You Gonna Need My Help. 1/s vinyl Master Test Pressing of Vic mx 48866-2 N- Fine accomp! SMB £40

045 ETHEL WATERS & PLANTATION ORCH. Sweet Man/ Dinah. Col 487-D E Great sides!

046  LEONA WILLIAMS & HER DIXIE BAND. If Your Man Is Like My Man/Teasin’ Squeezin’ Man. Col A3835 E+ Fine sides

047 TEDDY WILLIAMS + AL COBB’S O. Heading For The River/Gonna Fix Your Wagon./ Fed 12025 E lt nr s2, nap

048 SONNY BOY WILLIAMSON. Win The War Blues/Check Up On My Baby. BB 34-0722 E+

049           Desperado Woman/Miss Stella Brown. BB 34-0736 E+

050           Hoodo Hoodo/Sonny Boys Cold Chills. RCA Vic 20-2184 E-/V+ lt scrs s2

051 BILLIE YOUNG (Acc. Jelly Roll Morton). When The Get Lovin’ They’s Gone. 1/s vinyl Master Test Pressing of Vic mx 59735-2 N- SMB £50

052           You Done Played Out Blues. 1/s vinyl Master Test Pressing of Vic mx 57936-2 N- SMB £50



053 LARRY ADLER (Acc. Django Reinhardt & QHCF). I Got Rhythm/Lover Come Back To Me. Col DB5037 E+ Rare Paris 1938 sides!

054 AMBROSE & HIS ORCH. Me And The Man In The Moon/If I Had You. HMV B5605 E

055           Thou Swell. 1/s white vinyl Master Test Pressing of Dec mx MB550-2A E+ great arrangement and big sound! SMB £20

056 SVEND ASMUSEN’S SEXTET. Rhythm Is Our Business/In Ellington Mood. OD SD5531 EE-

057CLAUDE BAMPTON’S BANDITS. April Morning. 1/s vinyl Master Test Pressing of Dec mx GB7249-1 N- Unissued take!l SMB £30

058 THE BLACK HAND GANG. Entr’acte. 1/s Shellac Parophone Master Test Pressing of mx CE7359-1 E+ Rare! SMB £25

059 THE BLUE MOUNTAINEERS. Sweet 16 and Never Been Kissed/ We Just Couldn’t Say Goodbye. Bcst 3250 E+ Orig Sleeve. Fine Gonella tpt/vcl

060 THE BOSWELL SISTERS. Lullaby of Broadway/ Fare Thee Well Annabelle. BrE 02043 E+ London 1935, Rare

061 CONNIE BOSWELL Acc. AMBROSE ORCH. Things Might Have Been Different. 1/s vinyl Master Test Pressing of Dec mx GB7318-1 E+ SMB £20

062 UNA MAE CARLISLE & HER JAM BAND. Don’t Try Your Jive On Me/Love Walked In. (Swing) VoE S162 E Orig Sleeve. Her 1st records, with great racially mixed band, London 1938, Unissued in USA!

063 BENNY CARTER (sax solo). Rambling In C. 1/s vinyl Master Test Pressing of Voc mx S144-? N- Unissued London 1937 Side! SMB £50

064       ORCH. Big Ben Blues 1/s vinyl Master Test Pressing of Voc mx S105-1 N- Unissued Alternate Take, London 1936! SMB £50

065 BERT FIRMAN’S QUINTUPLETS OF SWING. Swingitis/Swing As It Comes. PaE R2436 E+ Rare!

066 TEDDY FOSTER & HIS KINGS OF SWING. Some Of These Days/Blue Trumpet Man. DeE F6049 

067 FOURTEEN TROMBONIERS. Cotton Blossoms/ Coon Band Contest. EBW 2290 E- Rare London 1913 sides by American trombone group!

068 Withdrawn

069 MELVILLE GIDEON. Burnt Sugar (A Triple Rag)/ If Winter Comes. Zon 2231 E- Fine London 1922 American Ragtime Piano!

070 STEPHANE GRAPPELLY’S HOT 4 (Django). I Got Rhythm/ Limehouse Bl. DeE F5780 E

071 HENRY HALL’S GLENEAGLES HOTEL BD. Like You. 1/s vinyl Decca Master Test Pressing of mx KB52-1C E lt swish. Hot arrangement, 1931!

072 JACK HARRIS & HIS ORCH. The Free & Easy. 1/s vinyl Decca Master Test Pressing of mx MB1406-3 N- Rejected take, hot 1930 side!


074 SPIKE HUGHES & HIS DECCA-DENTS. Body & Soul. 1/s vinyl Decca Master Test Pressing of mx MB1056-1A EE+, lt swish at start. Sylvester Ahola tpt! SMB £20

075 JEFFRIES’ RIALTO ORCH. Why Should I Weep About One Sweetie/ n.i. EBW 4014 E lt nr s1, nap Fine side, London 1924

076           Oh Mabel/Show Me The Way To Go Home. Aco G15669 E- good side

077 THE KRAKAJAX. Breakin’ In A Pair of Shoes/ Swing Mr. Charlie. PaE F445 E+

078 ARTHUR LALLY O (RHYTHM MANIACS). Bye Bye Blues. 1/s vinyl Decca Master Test Pressing of mx GB1962-2B N-

079 BRIAN LAWRANCE QUAGLINO 4. Tiger Rag/ Singin In The Rain. Pan 25661 E

080 MARLBOROUGH DANCE ORCH (Nat Star O.). Spanish Shawl/n.i. PaE E5560 EE+ Fine version and rare! SMB £25

081 MURRAY’S RAGTIME BANJO QUARTETTE. Beets & Turnips/Hors D’Oeuvre. EBW 2871 E Uncommon 1915 sides!

082 NEW MAYFAIR DANCE.O. Every Day Away From You/ n.i. HMV B5800 E+ Magnificent Norman Payne tpt solo - and rare! SMB £25

Next two uncommon 1930 British Jazz Classics in great condition...

083 THE NIGHT CLUB KINGS. In The Moonlight/Someone. HMV B5775 E+ Ahola, Danny Polo. SMB £25

084           Allah’s Holiday/ Whispering. HMV B5913  E lt scfs nap SMB £25

085 SID PHILLIPS QUINTET. ‘Deed I Do. 1/s vinyl Decca Master Test Pressing of mx DR5124-2 N- Rejected test!! SMB £25

086           ORCH. Comin’ Thro’ The Rye. 1/s vinyl Decca Master Test Pressing of mx OCB341-1 N- Rejected test! SMB £25

087           Swanee River. 1/s vinyl Decca Master Test Pressing of mx OCB343-1 Unlisted Rejected test! SMB £25

088 QUINTETTE DE HOT CLUB DE FRANCE (Django). Lady Be Good/Dinah. Ultraphone AP1422 EE+ Levy’s import stickers on lbls. 1st session, Paris 1934, rare! SMB £50

089       HCQ Strut. 1/s vinyl Decca Master Test Pressing of mx DR3862-1 E+ Unissued take! SMB £75

090           Limehouse Bl/ I Can’t GYABL. HMV B8463 E

091           Tears/Rose Room. HMV B8718 EE+

092           The Sheik of Araby/Liebestraum No. 3. HMV B8737 EE+ sol s2

093           Ain’t Misbehavin/ Hot Lips. HMV B8690 E+

094           Belleville/Liza. DeE F8876 EE-

095           w/ HUBERT ROSTAING. On Sunny Side of the Street/I Won’t Dance. Swing SW249 V+ lbl fade  Rare!

096           w/ ALIX COMBELLE. Nuages/Less Yeux Noirs. Swing SW88 E Classics!

097 THE RAMBLERS DANCE ORCH. 13th December Stomp/ Climbing Up The Golden Stairs. DeE F3620 E+ London 1933, uncommon and fine!

098           Everybody Luvs My Baby/Way Down Yonder in N.O. DeE F3655 E+  London 1933, uncommon and fine!

099 THE RHYTHMIC EIGHT. Shout Hallelujah Cause I’m Home/Don’t Be Like That. Zon 5270 EE- Two fine and hot sides w/ great solos, Ahola etc.

100 Withdrawn

101 RHYTHM RASCALS. Nobody’s Sweetheart.  1/s vinyl Crown Master Test Pressing of mx H318 E+ Hot and in great sound!

102 HERBERT RICHARDS (as Miss Holsom). Classic Rag/ n.i. Fine London 1928 modern ragtime - composer’s own version!

103 ARTHUR ROSEBERY’S KIT CAT DANCE BAND. If I Had You/ Nobody’s Fault But Your Own. PaE R302 E- Rare and fine

104 JEAN SABLON (Garland Wilson pno s1). Si Tu M’Aimes/ Un Poisson Dans L’Eau. CoE DB1709 E+

105 Withdrawn

106 HARRY SAVILLE (pno solo). I Fell Head Over Heels In Luv/ RUBE BLOOM. Sapphire. PaE R111 E Very rare and fine piano solo, London 1928.

107 SAVOY ORPHEANS. Oh That Suite in Suite 16/ Swanee Butterfly. HMV B2012 EE+ Great and rare 1925 side, early electric!  SMB £30

108 SCRAP IRON JAZZERINOS. The Pickaninnies Paradise/n.i. Disque Diamond 1019 E+ Orig Sleeve. Unlisted issue of  Paris 1918 side by jazz band of US Medical students! SMB £50

109 NOBLE SISSLE. All By Yourself In The Moonlight/For Old Times’ Sake. PaE R252 E Great Arthur Lally bsx solo s1!

110 DEBROY SOMERS’ BAND. Brainstorm/n.i. CoE 4334 E+ Rare and hot! 1927 side! SMB £25

Now, one of the rarest of all British labels of the 1930s - and hot too!

111 NORMAN STANLEY & HIS BAND. Nobody’s Sweetheart/ What A Difference A Day Made. Teledisk 1988 V+ Very hard to grade - although visually E-, the grooves are incredibly fine which, coupled with the poor recording quality of Teledisks in general, makes grading somewhat difficult. Great sides! SMB £50

112 TEDDY STAUFFER ORIGINAL TEDDIES. Goody Goody/ Alone. (Ger) Telefunken A2027 E 1st session Berlin 1936, hot side!

113 THE SWINGTIMERS. Sweet Georgia Brown/ Way Down Yonder in N.O. ReZ MT2514 EE- Fine Anglo-Australian jazz - see Ate’s Disographical Ramblings, VJM 177)

114 TRIO OF TRUMPETS (Django, Bill Coleman etc). I Got Rhythm/DICKY WELLS ORCH. Japanese Sandman. HMV B8826 E+

Next, all four of Joe Venuti’s London 1934 sides in great shape - unissued in USA.

115 JOE VENUTI BLUE 4. Tea Time/ JOE VENUTI (vn solo). Romantic Joe. ReZ MR1508 E+

116           Satan’s Holiday/ Hell’s Bells & Hallelujah. ReZ MR1452 E+ 

117 FATS WALLER (piano solo). The London Suite - Soho. 1/s vinyl Victor Master Test Pressing of mx D6-VB-2881-1A E+ Possibly planned for US issue? It wasn’t!

118 ELISABETH WELCH & BENNY CARTER’S ORCHESTRA. I Gotta Go/When Lights Are Low. (Swing) VoE 16 E- sm dig s1, l tix. Uncommon



119 JOE CANDULLO & HIS EVERGLADES O. Brown Sugar (-A)/ JACK ALBIN ORCH. I Found A Million Dollar Baby (-B). Ed 51852 E+ SMB £30

120 CHARLESTON SEVEN (Pettis, Nichols, Mole). Nashville Nightingale (-C)/ Toodles (-A). Ed 51446 E dig s1 6 gvs tix, lbl dam

121 FRY’S MILLION DOLLAR PIER O. Copenhagen (-A)/ Blue Evening Blues (-A). Ed 51406 EE-

122 EARL FULLER’S FAMOUS JAZZ BAND. Jazzbo Jazz (C)/n.i. Ed 50505 E

123 GEORGIA MELODIANS. How You Gonna Keep Kool? (-A)/ In Spite of All (-C). Ed 51359 E

124           San (-A)/ BROADWAY D.O. Sally Lou (-A) Ed 51412 E-

125           Doo Wacka Doo (-A)/ BROADWAY D.O. Eliza (-A). Ed 51420 E

126 ERNIE GOLDEN HOTEL McALPIN O. Just A Little Thing Called Rhythm (-A)/ Sleepy Time Gal (-A) Ed 51658 E 2 hot sides!

127 GOLDEN GATE ORCH. Collegiate (-B)/ BILLY WYNN’ES GREENWICH VILLAGE O.Steppin In Society (-A). Ed 51580 EE- pimple s1 lt tix 7 gvs

128           Freshie (-A)/ IRWIN ABRAMS ORCH. The Co-Ed (-A). Ed 51633 E- sm sc end s2, lt tix

129           Here Comes Malinda (-A)/ After I Say I’m Sorry (-C). Ed 51725 EE+ Great Rollini s1! SMB £30

130           How Many Times (-C)/ Adorable (-A). Ed 51822 E

131 DAVE HARMON & HIS ORCH. Sob Sister Sadie (-A)/ Twilight (-B). Ed 51510 E-

132 FLETCHER HENDERSON & HIS ORCH. Shake Your Feet (-B)/ ERNEST STEVENS TRIO. Along Rainbow Trail (-B). Ed 51276 E- Hawk ts solo!

133 LOUISIANA FIVE. Yelping Hound Blues (-C)/ n.i. Ed 50622 EE-

134 ORIGINAL MEMPHIS FIVE. Great White Way Blues (-C)/Shufflin Mose (-A). Ed 51204 EE-

135           Jelly Roll Blues (-B)/ A Bunch of Blues (-C). Ed 51246 E- 2 fine sides!

136 WILBUR SWEATMAN’S BROWNIES. Battleship Kate (-A)/ GEORGIA MELODIANS.My Mammy’s Blues (-B). Ed 51438 EE+ Memorable sides! SMB £30

137 TENNESSEE HAPPY BOYS. Show Me The Way To Go Home (-C)/Paddlin’ Madelin’ Home (-A) Ed 51651 E+

138 FRED VAN EPS (Banjo solos). A Rag Time Episode (-C)/ The Smiler (-C). Ed 51514 E+ Classic Ragtime banjo solos!

139 DON VOORHEES EARL CARROLL VANITIES O. I’d Luv To Call U My Sweetheart (-A)/ Just One More Kiss (-A). Ed 51855 E bot hot sides despite titles - Red Nichols/Dick McDonough solos


140 HENRY ALLEN N.Y. ORCH (Victoria Spivey vcl). Funny Feathers Blues. 1/s vinyl Victor Master Test Pressing of mx 55853-1 N- Unissued on 78! SMB £50

141       How Do They Do It That Way? 1/s vinyl Victor Master Test Pressing of mx 55854-1 N- Unissued on 78! SMB £50

142           I Fell In Love With You. 1/s vinyl Victor Master Test Pressing of mx 62346-2 N- SMB £30

143           ORCH. Whatcha Gonna Do When There Ain’t No Swing/Midnight Blue. Voc 3339 E+ lt scfs nap

144           Till Clock Strikes 3/Miller’s Daughter Marianne. Voc 3607 EE+

145 ARKANSAS TRAVELERS. Copenhagen/Those Panama Mamas. OK 40236 EE- 2 fine sides

146 LOUIS ARMSTRONG HOT FIVE. Heebie Jeebies. 1/s vinyl Master Test Pressing of OK mx 9534-A E+ Superb sound! SMB £30

147           The Last Time. 1/s vinyl Master Test Pressing of OK mx 81317-A N- SMB £30

148       ORCH. Wrap Your Troubles in Dreams. 1/s vinyl Master Test Pressing of OK mx 405060-3 N- This Take Unissued on 78! SMB £100. This is incorrectly shown in the hard copy of VJM as When Your Lover Has Gone.

149       Hep Cat’s Ball. 1/s Aluminium acetate ‘Orig’ recorded for Mills Music Inc. and taken from WABC broadcast 17 March 1940. E-  Unique? SMB £50

150 BUSTER BAILEY 7 CHOC DANDIES. Call of the Delta/ HENRY ALLEN ORCH.Rosetta. Columbia Shellac Master Test Pressimg of mxs 16445-2 /17395-1 E+ Side 1 Unissued on 78! SMB £40

151 WALTER BARNES ROYAL CREOLIANS. Birmingham Bertha/If U’re Thinking of Me. Br 4480 E- scfs

152 HARRY BARTH’S MISSISSIPPI 6. Hot Lips/I Love Sweet Angeline. Fed 5211 E- Fine hot 1922 sides by contingent of the Ted Lewis Band!

153 SIDNEY BECHET ORCH. Chant In The Night/What A Dream. Voc 4575 E+

154 BENSON ORCH OF CHICAGO. The Doodle Um Blues/ Pickin ‘Em Up and Layin ’Em Down. Vic 19386 EE+ 

155 BUNNY BERIGAN ORCH. Where Are You?/That Foolish Feeling. Br 7784 E+

156 RUBE BLOOM BAYOU BOYS. The Man From The South/St. James Infirmary. Col 2103-D E

157 CHICK BULLOCK LEVEE LOUNGERS. That Dallas Man/Ain’t Cha Glad. Per 15836 E- 2 fine sides, Goodman-Venuti!

158 CALIFORNIA RAMBLERS. Zulu Wail/n.i. (Can) Crown 81234 E-

159           Bless You Sister/U’re Just A Great Big Baby Doll. Col 1574-D E+

160 JOE CANDULLO EVERGLADES O. Blowin’ Off Steam/Brown Sugar. Har 286-H E- 2 fine sides!

161 CANNON’S JUG STOMPERS. Bugle Call Rag/ WASHBOARD RHYTHM KINGS.Sloppy Drunk Bl (Buff) BB B5389 E-

162 CAROLINA CLUB ORCH. The Eyes of Texas/RAY VENTURA COLLEGIANS. With A Song In My Heart. (Red) PaE E6270 E+ Great Jack Purvis s1 - and rare issue!

163 BENNY CARTER & HIS ORCH. Six Bells Stampede/Swing It. CoE CB628 E Great NYC 1933 sides Unissued in USA!

164 CHARLESTON CHASERS. Mississippi Mud/My Melancholy Baby. Col 1335-D EE-/V+

165 DOC COOKE & HIS DREAMLAND ORCH. Brown Sugar/n.i. ReE G8804 E Super rare English issue - only in catalogue for 18 months! SMB £40

166 COTTON PICKERS. When Will The Sun Shine For Me (great!)/Down By The River. Br 2436 E- sm dig s2, lt tix

167 COW COW DAVENPORT. Cow Cow Stomp/Gin Mill Stomp. Comet C4 E-

168 JOHNNY DODDS BLACK BOTTOM STOMPERS. Wild Man Blues/Melancholy. Br 3567 E- lt scfs plays better

169 DUKE ELLINGTON ORCH. Kissin My Baby Good-Night/Love is Like A Cigarette. Br 7627 E- Ivie Anderson vcls

170           Moon Mist/Wait For Me Mary. Aluminium acetate of 3 De 1941 Airshot E+

171 FOUR INSTRUMENTAL STARS (ANNETTE HANSHAW vcl). I’m Somebody’s Somebody Now/I Like What U Like. PActE 11485 E- Very rare 1927 sides with Rollini, Eddie Lange, Venuti and the lovely Annette!

172 FRANKIE FROEBA SWING BAND. There’ll Be A Great Day In The Morning (Jack Purvis!)/BENNY MEROFF O. Yankee In Havana. PaE R2448 E

173 BOB  FULLER (clt solos). Black Cat Blues/Too Bad Jim. VT 1580-V EE-

174 JULIA GERITY & HER BOYS. Sittin’ On A Rubbish Can/ BLANCHE CALLOWAY JOY BOYS. Blue Memories. Vic 22896 E+ Great and Rare Depression Jazz! SMB £50

175 GENE GIFFORD ORCH. Squareface/Dizzy Glide. Vic 25065 EE+ sol Great Berigan sides!

176 GOOFUS FIVE. I Wonder What’s Become of Joe/Poor Papa. PaE E5618 EE-

177 ADELAIDE HALL (Art Tatum-Frances Carter pno acc). You Gave Me Everything. 1/s vinyl Master Test Pressing of Brunswick mx 12166-B E, dull surface. Unissued on 78! SMB £40

178       This Time It’s Love. 1/s vinyl Master Test Pressing of Brunswick mx B12167-B E, dull surface. Unissued on 78! SMB £40

179 MARION HARDY & HIS ALABAMIANS. Georgia Pines/Song of the Bayou. Col 2034-D EE+ Great 1929 Harlem jazz! SMB £40

180 MONK HAZEL HOTEL BIENVILLE ORCH. High Society/Sizzling The Blues. Br 4181 V+ plays much better! Classic 1928 NO Jazz

181 FLETCHER HENDERSON’S ORCH. Charleston Crazy/Tea Pot Dome Blues. Gmn 7001 E- Very rare 1925 English ‘Race Series’ issue! SMB £25

182           The Gouge of Armour Avenue/Hard Hearted Hannah. Voc 14859 E/EE- Classic Charlie Green trombone solo s1!

183           (as CONNIE’S INN O). Goodbye Blues/Casa Loma Stomp. Mel M12340 E+ Rare!

184           Can You Take It?/DUKE ELLINGTON O. Bundle of Blues. George Avakian Columbia Master Test of mxs 13830-2/B13337-B E+ SMB £30

185       Stealin’ Apples. 1/s vinyl Master Test Pressing of 21943-1 E+ Unissued on 78! SMB £30

186 ALEX HILL (Piano solos). Stompin’ ‘Em Down/Tack Head Blues. Voc 1270 V+ Rare!!

187 EARL HINES ORCH. Why Must We Part. 1/s vinyl Master Test Pressing of Brunswick mx B13061-A E+ Unissued in USA! SMB £30

188 HITCH’S HAPPY HARMONISTS. Wash Board Blues/Bone Yard Shuffle. (Red) Gnt 3066 V+

189 JOHNNY HODGES ORCH. You Walked Out of the Picture. 1/s vinyl Master Test Pressing of Voc mx M852-1 E+ sm surface indents, nap. Unissued on 78! SMB £30

190 ANDY IONA & HIS ISLANDERS. Maui Girl/ Ta-Hu-Wa-Hu-Wa-I-A. BrE 02371 E 2 hot sides!

191 THE JAZZ PILOTS. Thats’ My Girl/She Knows Here Onions. OK 40688 E 2 hot sides

192 FREDDIE JENKINS’ HARLEM 7. Swinging ‘Em Down/ LITTLE RAMBLERS. Tap Room Special. (Buff) BB B6193 E+

193 CHARLIE JOHNSON PARADISE ORCH. Boy In The Boat/ Walk That Thing. BB B10248 E Masters of Alternate takes

194 JAMES P. JOHNSON & HIS ORCH (Red Allen, Higgy etc). Swingin’ At The Lido. 1/s vinyl Master Test Pressing of Voc mx 24778-1 EE+ Unissued on 78! SMB £50

195       Havin’ A Ball. 1/s vinyl Master Test Pressing of Voc mx 24778-1 E Odd ‘silvery’ surface doesn’t affect the play, sm eb not to grooves. Unissued on 78! SMB £40

196 JONES & COLLINS ASTORIA HOT 8. Duet Stomp/ Astoria Strut. (Staff) BB B8168 EE+ Masters!

197 ISHAM JONES ORCH. Sweet Georgia Brown/Collegiate. BrE 2913 EE- Hot and fine!

198           Saddle Your Blues To Wild Mustang/Life Begins When U’re in Luv. (Fr) Br 505047 E lovely pressing!

199 RICHARD M. JONES 3 JAZZ WIZARDS. 29th & Dearborn/ Spanish Shawl. OK 8260 E- Rare and great sides! SMB £30

200 EDDIE LANG (Guitar solo, w/ Carl Kress). Feeling My Way. 1/s vinyl Master Test Pressing of Br mx 11135-A E+ Unissued on 78! SMB £50

201 SAM LANIN & HIS ORCH. Clap Hands Here Comes Charley/MIKE SPECIALE O. I Love My Baby. PActE 11055 E- 2 good sides

202 TED LEWIS & HIS BAND. I Found A New Baby/ No! Col 600-D EE+ lt scrs s1 nap. Terrific s1!

203           Dip Your Brush In The Sunshine/Little Old Church... (Silver) Col 2467-D E- Superb solos, BG, Muggsy etc s1)

204           The Gold Diggers Song/Sunday Down In Carloine. (Blue Wax) Col 2775-D E-, plays better.  2 fine sides, and rare! SMB £25

205           Ten Thousand Years Ago/ Little Locket.. (Blue Wax) Col 2807-D E multi lams as usual on blue waxers. Red hot and Ted’s last Columbia! SMB £25

206 DONALD LINDLEY (Trumpet solos). Trumpet Blues/ Sweet Stuff. Col 546-D E

207 LOUISIANA RHYTHM KINGS. Nobody’s Sweetheart/ Mississippi Mud. Voc 15657 V+ 2 stompers from a moonlighting Guy Lombardo!!

208           Pretty Baby/Tell Me. Br 4938 EE- Fine sides

Next, a set of unissued Private aluminium acetate recordings of the Jimmy Lunceford Orchestra, apparently made to promote to Philco Photo-Electric Phonograph. On 211 Lunceford talks, promoting the phonograph. All were recorded in c. May 1941, are of superb sound quality, and were never commercially released. As far as I can see 211 has never been reissued in any form! SMB £30 Each.

209           Just You/Moonlight & Music. Technical Recording Service unnumbered E

210           Isn’t That Everything - I Heard My Heart/I’m A Heck of a Guy. Technical Recording Service unnumbered E

211           Demonstration Record (Lunceford talks - see above + Jazznocracy intro and Monotony in 4 Flats)/ The Goon Came On. Technical Recording Service unnumbered E

212 DICK McDONOUGH & HIS ORCH. It Ain’t Right/In A Snetimental Mood. (Swing) VoE C0003 E+ Orig Sleeve. Berigan!

213 JIMMY McHUGH’S BOSTONIANS. Baby/ JERRY MASON CALIF. Don’t Hold Everything. VT 1795-V EE- Goodman s1!

214 McKENZIE’S KANDY KIDS. Stretch It Boy/ Best Black. Gmn 7011 V+ Very rare ‘Negro Race Dance Record’ Series (!)

215           The Morning After Blues/Happy Children Blues. Vic 15088 E-

216 McKINNEY’S COTTON PICKERS. Shag Nasty (Put It There). 1/s vinyl Victor Master Test Pressing of mx 46094-1 N- This Take Unissued on 78! SMB £40

217           Hullabaloo/Baby WYPCH. Vic 22511 E-

218 MEMPHIS STOMPERS. Hold It Still/ Kansas City Blues. Vic 21270 V+ Fine Memphis 1928 sides

219 RAY MILLER & HIS ORCH. My Honey’s Lovin Arms/ Sorry. Br 3828 E 2 fine sides!

220 IRVING MILLS & HIS HOTSY TOTSY GANG. Railroad Man/ I’m Crazy ‘Bout My Gal. Br 4838 E- lt scfs nap. Classic Goodman solos!

221 MILLS BLUE RHYTHM BAND. Ride Red Ride/Congo Caravan. (Blue Wax) Col 3087-D E few lt lams nap

222 THE MISSOURIANS. Market Street Stomp/Missouri Moan. Vic V38067 E- lbl sticker residue side 1, sol s2 

223 MIFF MOLE’S MOLERS (as GILBERT MARSH’S ORCH). Navy Blues/CASA LOMA O (as HAL LASKA’S O.) Sweeping The Clouds Away. (US) Parlo PNY34038 E+ Rare issue of non-vocal takes! SMB £50

224 THOMAS MORRIS 7 HOT BABIES. The Mess/NEW ORLEANS BLUE 5. My Baby Doesn’t Squawk. Vic 20364 EE+ Fine copy of 2 great sides! SMB £50

225 BENNY MORTON & HIS ORCH. Get Goin’/ Fare Thee Well To Harlem. CoE CB746 E+

226  JELLY ROLL MORTON TRIO. My Little Dixie Home.1/s Shellac HMV Transfer Test Pressing of mx 57786-1A E+

227           ORCH. Pretty Lil/ New Orleans Bump. Vic V38078 E-

228 BENNIE MOTEN’S K.C. ORCH. She’s No Trouble. 1/s vinyl Victor Master Test Pressing of mx 42934-1 N- Great sound SMB £35

229 PHIL NAPOLEON & HIS ORCH. Go Joe Go/Take Yr Finger Out Yr Mouth. Vic 20605 E+

230 NEW ORLEANS BOOTBLACKS. Flat Foot/Mad Dog. Col 14337-D  E Jazz Classics! SMB £75

231 NEW ORLEANS OWLS. Throwin’ The Horns/Goose Pimples. Col 1261-D E+ SMB £50

232           That’s A Plenty/ New Twister. Col 1547-D E/EE- lt scrs s2 

233 JIMMIE NOONE ORCH. My Daddy Rocks Me/Apex Blues (mx 3849-A) (Gold) Voc 2779 E/EE- lbl tr s2 

234           Inka Dinka Doo/Like Me A Little Bit Less. (Gold) Voc 2619 E-

235 KING OLIVER’S DIXIE SYNCOPATORS. Dead Man Blues/Someday Sweetheart. (Ger) Br A81002 E+ Stunning copy, silky surface! SMB £30

236           ORCH. Mule Face Blues/Boogie Woogie. (Staff) BB B6778 E+ Masters

237 OLD SOUTHERN JUG BAND. Hatchet Head Blues/Blues Just Blues, That’s All. Voc 14958 EE- plays E Uncommon and great! SMB £50

238 GEORGE OLSEN MUSIC. Hot Aire/ Knee Deep In Daisies. Vic 19761 EE+ Fine hot s1

239 ORIGINAL DIXIELAND JASS BAND. Darktown Strutters Ball (-4)/Indiana (-2). Col A2297 E+ Great copy of rare takes! 

240       Tiger Rag/ Ostrich Walk. Aeo Voc 1206 V+ thump at start of s1 lasts 1/4” but tracks fine at 3gm. SMB £50

241 ORIGINAL DIXIELAND JAZZ BAND. Satanic Blues/Lasses Candy. 12” Col 759 E- Very rare London 1919 sides! SMB £75

242       My Baby’s Arms/I’m Forever Blowing Bubbles. 12” Col 805 E- Fine and rare London 1920 sides SMB £50

243           Tiger Rag/Barnyard Blues. OK 4841 E-/E Uncommon! SMB £40

244 FRED OZARK’S JUG BLOWERS. Savannah/Bringin Home The Bacon. PAct 036092 E-  scfs

245 TONY PARENTI’S NEW ORLEANIANS. Gumbo/You Made Me Like It Baby. Br 4184 E- scfs, plays E

246 THE PEBBLES. Hot Pebble Blues/Deep Henderson. Vic 20774 E 1926 Black String duet! SMB £25

247 PIRON’S NEW ORLEANS ORCH. Ghost of the Blues/ Bright Star Blues. Col 99-D E+ SMB £40

248 BOB POPE & HIS ORCH. Let’s Get Hot and Truck/ Swamp Fire. (Buff) B6471 E- plays better. Charlotte, NC, 1936

249 BEN POLLACK’S PICK-A-RIB BOYS. Boogie Woogie/California Here I Come. (SB) Dec 1517 E

250 KARL RADLACH & HIS ORCH. Mysterious Mose/ CLEVELANDERS. If I Had A Girl Like U. Per 15306 E- ef s 1nap. Hot s1

251 BARNEY RAPP & HIS ORCH. Adam’s Apple. 1/s vinyl Master Test Pressing of Voc mx M610-2 E+ Hot and Unissued on 78!

252 ADRIAN ROLLINI & HIS ORCH. Slap That Bass. 1/s vinyl Master Test Pressing of Voc mx M287-2 Looks E- plays ..... Unissued in any form! SMB £25

253           I Gotta Get Up and Go To Work/Ah, But Is It Luv? DeE F3702 E+ Berigan

254 LUIS RUSSELL’S HOT SIX. 29th & Dearborn/ Sweet Mumtaz. Oriole 1003 E+ Jazz classics on rare 1927 English issue! SMB £30

255           & HIS GINGER SNAPS. Broadway Rhythm/ CONTINENTAL D.O. He’s A Good Man To Have Around. Or 1728 E- Rare! SMB £50

256 JOSEPH SAMUELS JAZZ BAND. Crazy blues/ Home Again Blues. OK 4250 E 

257 BEN SELVIN & HIS ORCH. Suite 16/ In A Little Rendezvous. Voc 15029 eE- Great hot s1!

258 BOYD SENTER. Mobile Blues/Gertie. Autograph unnumbered EE-/E SMB £40

259           (w/Eddie Lang gtr) Prickly Heat  (-B)/ JIMMY DORSEY. Prayin’ The Blues. (Laminated) Aus Par A3425 E Only issue of side 1

260 SEVEN WILD MEN. The Lunatic’s Lullaby/Animal Crackers. Har 193-H E-

261 SISSLE & BLAKE. Hallelujah/Sometimes I’m Happy. OK 40859 E tiny lam s2 nap

262 NOBLE SISSLE & HIS ORCH. I Take To You/Rhythm of Broadway Moon. (SB) Dec 847 Bechet and Ladnier - and Lena Horne vcl s1

263 6 7/8 STRING BAND. High Society/ Clarinet Marmalade. NO Orig 1000 E Fine and important NO String Band sides

264           Tiger Rag/Medley. NO Orig 1001 E

265 THE SPIRITS OF RHYTHM. I Got Rhythm. 1/s vinyl Columbia Master Test Pressing of ARC mx TO 1335-1 N- Unissued! SMB £25

266           Junk Man/ Dr. Watson & Mr. Holmes. BrE 01944 E+

267 JESS STACY (Piano solo). Ramblin’. 1/s vinyl Master Test Pressing of Commodore mx 22828-1 N- Unissued! SMB £20

268 WILBUR SWEATMAN (Clarinet solo). Sweat Blues/ n.i. GG 1706 E- Fine 1929 side!

269 THREE JOLLY MINERS. Charleston Clarinet Blues/Freakish Blues. Voc 15009 E- tiny rc s1 0gvs

270 THE THREE PEPPERS. Fuzzy Wuzzy/Down By Old Mill Stream. BrE 02759 E+

271 FRANKIE TRUMBAUER & HIS ORCH. Riverboat Shuffle/ Ostrich Walk. (Black) OK 40822 E- plays better. Bix classics!

272 UNIVERSITY SIX. Then I’ll Be Happy/ Smile A Little Bit. Har 71-H EE- Rollini

273 VARSITY 8. I’m Satisfied/BROADWAY BROADCASTERS. I Want To See My Tennessee. Cam 6323 EE-

274 JOE VENUTI CONCERT ORCH. Pickin’ Cotton/I’m On Crest of a Wave. PaE R309 E+ 2 hot sides

275           ORCH. My Man From Caroline (Irene Beasley vcl)/ I Like A Little Girl Like /That. Vic 23015 E

276           BLUE SIX. Doin’ The Uptown Lowdown/Sweet Lorraine. (Blue Wax) Col 2834-D V++ lt scrs, tiny ngouge end s1 tix 1 gv

277 THE VIRGINIANS. Superstitious Blues (Their best!) /GEORGE OLSEN & HIS MUSIC.My Papa Don’t Two Time No Time. Vic 19419 EE-

278 TED WALLACE & HIS CAMPUS BOYS. Stein Song/Telling It To the Daisies. Col 2151-D E Blistering hot sax solo side 1, despite title!

279 WASHBOARD RHYTHM KINGS. Porter’s Love Song To A Chambermaid. 1/s vinyl Victor Master Test Pressing of mx 69023-1 E+ Great sound! SMB £25

280           Who Stole The Lock? 1/s vinyl Victor Master Test Pressing of mx 68270-1 E+ Another great sounding copy! SMB £25

281           Something’s Gotta Be Done/I’m Getting Sentimental... DeE F5176 E

282 TED WEEMS & HIS ORCH. What A Day!/ Am I A Passing Fancy. Vic 22038 E+ Fine hot side 1

Next 3 Paul Whitemans featuring Bix  in glorious sound quality...

283 PAUL WHITEMAN & HIS ORCH. Forget-Me-Not. 1/s vinyl Victor Master Test Pressing of mx 43665-2 N- SMB £25

284           Coquette. 1/s vinyl Victor Master Test Pressing of mx 43125-3 N- SMB £25

285           When You’re With Somebody Else. 1/s vinyl Victor Master Test Pressing of mx 43120-2 N- SMB £25

286           & HIS SWING WING GROUP. Jamboree Jones/ Peelin’ The Peach. (Ger) Br A82041 EE+ fine pressing

287 THE WHOOPEE MAKERS. Sister Kate/ Somebody Stole My Gal. Col 14367-D E+ Rare sides by hot Fred Hall group, masquerading in Columbia’s Race Series! SMB £50

288 CLARENCE WILLIAMS BLUE FIVE.  Shake That Thing/ Get It Fixed. OK 8267 E SMB £50

289 FESS WILLIAMS ROYAL FLUSH ORCH. Number Ten (-47)/ Eazor Edge (-50). BrE 3596 E+ lovely copy! SMB £25

290           Ozark Blues (-38)/ Alligator Crawl (-33). BrE 3589 E

291           Ain’t Misbehavin’/ Sweet Savannah Sue. Vic V38085 E Levy’s sol, few lt scrs.

292 DRUMMER MAN JOHNNY WIILIAMS BOYS. Milenberg Joys/My Curly Headed Babby. Voc 5077 E+

293 BILLY WYNNE’S ORCHESTRA. No Foolin’/HARRY RESER O. At Peace With The World. PActE 11161 E+. Nice s1, Nichols solo

294 VICTOR YOUNG ORCH. A Shine On Your Shoes/ n.i. (Ger) A9320 E+ sm nr s1 nap 


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