Mark Berresford Rare Records

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


Here is my latest Set Price Sale list of unsold 78s from my last auction - bargains galore!  Also, as an ‘extra’ I have listed a further selection of clean Classic Jazz, Blues amd Hot Dance 78s from my general stock - a great opportunity to grab some fine music at bargain prices.

Items are sold strictly on a 'First Come First Served' basis – early birds will definitely get the worm, so don't delay – EMAIL, text or phone (01773 550275/ mobile 07811 358711) NOW to reserve your items!  The list will be regularly updated here to show what is still available.

The item numbers of the first part of the listing correspond with the lot numbers found on my previous Auction page – please note that no other items from the last auction list, other than the numbers listed below, are available.

The minimum value of records that I will ship is £10, so order as many as you can!  Orders for less than £10 total will be held until a more economical parcel can be made up, but only if paid for.

Postage (without tracking or insurance) for 10" 78s is charged as follows:-

1 Record -   £4.95 UK / £8.50 Europe / £12 Rest Of World

2 Records - £4.95 UK / £10.50 Europe /  £14 R.O.W.

3 Records - £4.95 UK / £11 Europe / £18 R.O.W.

4 Records - £4.95 UK / £13 Europe / £20 R.O.W.

5 Records - £4.95 UK / £13 Europe / £23.50 R.O.W.

6 Records - £4.95 UK/ £15 Europe / £23.50 R.O.W.

Please ask for a quote for over 6 records, or if you require insurance and/or tracking. UK parcels are shipped by Royal Mail at standard 2nd Class Uninsured, untracked rate at buyer’s risk unless insured. Shipping prices for books will depend on total weight of package.

Remember - these are the only items available - all the others from the last Auction list have been sold!



010 LUCILLE HEGAMIN & BLUE FLAME SYNCOS. He May Be Your Man/ Papa Papa. Cam 287 E £12

014 LETHER McGRAW. Low Down Dirty Groundhog. 1/sided Viinyl Master Test Pressing of Dec mx 65268-A E+ Fine singer in the Bessie Smith tradition and great acc! £15

018 ETHEL RIDLEY. Alabama Bound Bl/I Don’t Let No One Man Worry Me. Col A3965 EE+ lovely copy! £15

020 BESSIE SMITH.  Work House Blues/House Rent Blues. Col 14032-D E+ £50

025 CLARA SMITH. Uncle Sam Blues/Kansas City Man Bl. Col 12-D EE-  £20

034 ETHEL WATERS (James P. Johnson acc.) My Handy Man/Do What You Did Last Night. Spec Ed 5014 E+ Masters  £12


045 AMBROSE ORCH.  Mr. Reynard’s Nightmare. 1/s Vinyl Decca Master Test Pressing of mx DR-3316-1 E+ Unissued on 78!! £25

055 EMBASSY RHYTHM 8 (Goldberg, Polo etc). He’s A Ragpicker. 1/s Vinyl Decca Master Test Pressing of mx GB-6924-1 E+ £15

064 THE FOUR HOT TRUMPS. Mama I Wanna Make Rhythm/Memories of U. ReZ MR2731 EE- plays E £8

070 HATCHETT’S SWINGTETTE (Grappelly, George Shearing). Limehouse Blues. 1/s Vinyl Decca Master Test Pressing of mx DR-5554-1 E+ £15

083  SID PHILLIPS QUINTET. Comin’ Through The Rye. 1/s Vinyl Decca Master Test Pressing of mx OCB-341-1 N- Only issued in USA! £15

093 SEYMOUR’S ORCHESTER. -Tisket  A -Tasket/ IRMGAARD OSTERWALL + SEYMOUR’S O. Says My Heart. (Swed) Scala 212 E-


105 GENE AUSTIN. Dear Old Southland. 1/s Vinyl Decca Master Test Pressing of mx DLA-1096-A N- Fine acc. by Candy & Coco+ own piano! £15

114 CAB CALLOWAY ORCH. Let’s Go Joe/ A Smo-oo-oth One. OK 6720 EE+ £8

132 LLOYD FINLAY & HIS ORCH. Fido Blues. 1/s polystyrene Victor Master Test Pressing of mx B32104-2 N- Unissued Take of Territory Band! £40

134 GENE FOSDICK’S HOOSIERS. Farewell Blues/ Aunt Hager’s Blues. Voc 14535 E £15

139 FRANK GUARENTE & HIS ORCH. Sweethearts On Parade/ HARMONIANS. My Annapolis. Diva 2878-V E- Fine Guarente tpt s1 £8

142  FLETCHER HENDERSON ORCH. Potomac River Blues/ Old Black Joe Blues. Voc 14740 EE- plays E £40

144           St. Louis Shuffle/Variety Stomp. BB B10246 E+ Alternate takes! £15

147           My Sweet Tooth Says I Wanna/ Oh It Looks Like Rain. Vic 22786 E+ £35

148           Radio Rhythm/ House of David Blues. BrE 1205 EE+ £8

149           Big John’s Special/ Limehouse Blues. (Ger) Br A9795 E lt scfs nap £12

150 EARL HINES & HIS ORCH. Copenhagen/ Rosetta. (SB) Dec 337 EE+ £8

154 HARLAN LEONARD & HIS ROCKETS. Hairy Joe Jump/ My Gal Sal. BB B-10625 E- £8

156 TED LEWIS & HIS BAND. Headin’ For Better Times/ Farewell Blues. (Blue wax) Col 2721-D E lt scfs. £20

158 LITTLE RAMBLERS. Deep Blue Sea Blues/I’m Satisfied. (Flag) Col; 217-D E couple lt scrs nap £15

161 BERT LOWN & HIS LOUNGERS. Big City Blues/ LOU GOLD ORCH. Walking With Susie. Diva 2920-G E-  £6

162           Blues In My Heart/ HIGH HATTERS. Sugar. Vic 22810 E/EE- £8

167 MILLS BLUE RHYTHM BAND. Heebie Jeebies/ JOE VENUTI BLUE FOUR. Really Blue. HMV B6290 EE+ £12

171 JELLY ROLL MORTON.  Pep. 1/s Vinyl Victor Master Test Pressing of mx 49448-2 N- Superb sound! £30

176 PHIL NAPOLEON’S EMPERORS. My Kinda Love/Mean To Me. Vic V-38057 E £18

178 NEW ORLEANS RHYTHM KINGS. Tin Roof Blues (-B)/ That’s A Plenty (-A). Gnt 5105 V+ £25

184 ORIGINAL INDIANA FIVE. I’d Rather Be Alone/ HARRY RESER’S ORCH. Thanks For The Buggy Ride. Shellac Pathe Test Pressing of mxs106537/106855 V+  £25

187 BILL PERRY’S ENTERTAINERS. Cock A Doodle/BILLY JAMES D.O. I Know That U Know. Or 823 E solos both, good Nichols tpt s2  £12

190 BEN POLLACK & HIS CALIFORNIANS. If I Could Be With You/IMPERIAL D.O. Because I’m Lonesome.   Or 1998 E- Teagarden s1  £12

191 LOUIS PRIMA NEW ORLEANS GANG. Swing Me With Rhythm/Sugar Is Sweet... Br 7431 E- £8

200 BEN SELVIN & HIS ORCH. Steppin’ In Society/HARRY RESER O. Ah-Ha! Beltona 847 E- Hot! £12

208 STATE STREET RAMBLERS. Brown Skin Mama/ My Baby. (SB) Dec 7240 E- plays E £30

211 JOE VENUTI’S BLUE FOUR. Put & Take/ Ragging The Scale. OK 41432 EE- plays E £20

212 JOE VENUTI & EDDIE LANG. Wild Cat/Doin’ Things. BB B10280 E Alternative takes to Victor. £12

213 VICTOR MILITARY BAND. Stomp Dance/San-Fran-Pan American. Vic 17508 EE- £15

215 TED WALLACE & HIS ORCH. I’ll Get By/ ROUNDERS. Shy Little Violets. Conq 7216 E Fine tpt s1  £8

217  PAUL WHITEMAN ORCH.  From Monday On/ Sugar. Vic 25368 E sol s1 £12

218           Fare Thee Well To Harlem/JACK JACKSON O. Everybody Luvs Marguerite. Vic 24571 E Tea, Johnny Mercer vcl s1 £10


230 BIG ROAD BLUES. By David Evans. Univ of California Press, 1982. 380pp, hardbound, dj, illus. Ex. Major examination of the Blues composition form. £10

231 KINGS OF JAZZ. Ed. Stanley Green. A.S. Barens, 1978. 368pp, Hardbound, dj, many pics. E, few sm trs to dj. Series of essays by major writers on 11 top Jazz and Blues performers. £10

232 BAND LEADERS. By Julian Vedey. Rockcliff, 1950. 202pp, Hardbound, dj. E. 28 Essays on British Dance Band leaders (plus Glenn Miller) by former drummer and Editor of ‘Rhythm’ magazine. Uncommon!! £25


First, a selection of Jelly Roll Morton piano solos and band sides…

SP1 Jelly Roll Morton Red Hot Peppers. That’ll Never Do/Ellington. Jungle Nights in Harlem. HMV B4836 EE+ £12

SP2      “    (Piano Solos). Finger Buster/Creepy Feeling. Jazz Man 12 E+ £8

SP3        Winin’ Boy Bl/Honky Tonk Music. Jazz Man 11 E+ £

SP10  Jelly Roll Morton 7.    Sweet Substitute/Panama E Gen 1704 £7

SP11  The Morton 6. Get The Bucket/Why E+  Gen Tavern Tunes 1706 E £7

SP12       If You Knew/ Shake It. Gen Tav Tunes 1707 E 2” cr lt tix £4

SP13  The Morton 7. Mama’s Got a Baby/My Home Is In A Southern Town. Gen Tav Tunes 1710 E+ £8

SP14       Dirty Dirty/Swinging The Elks  Gen Tav Tuns 1711 E £8

SP16 Ambrose & His Orch. Me & The Man In The Moon/ If I Had You. HMV B5605 EE- £7 Fine!

SP17 Arcadians Dance O. Singing In The Rain/n.i. Zon 5501 E+ £8

SP18      Wasn’t It Nice/n.i. Son 5732 EE- lt scfs  £6

SP19      Happy Days Are Here Again/ Lucky Me - Lovable You. Zon 5537 E+ £7

SP24  Johnny Dodds Chi Boys. Wild Man Bl/20th & Dearborn. Dec 2111 EE+ £8

SP26      Wang Wang Bl/Home Again Bl. Br 6003 EE- £7

SP27      New East St. Louis Toodle-Oo/ Got To Be A Rug Cutter. Master MA101 EE- sm dig s1 £6

SP29  Fletcher Henderson O. Sensation/ Duke. Tishomingo Bl. BrE 02503 E- £5

SP30  Earl Hines (Piano solo). Love Me Tonite/ Jimmy Dorsey. Beebe. BrE 1390 E+ £8

SP32  Jack Hylton’s Jazz Band. Ma!/Roaming. Zon 2248 E- £6

SP33  James P. Johnson (Piano solos).Feeling Blues/Riffs. CoE DB3495 E+ £10

SP37  Isham Jones Orch. Somebody’s Wrong/Easy Melody. Br 2500 E- £6

SP38      Doo Wacka Doo/Honest & Truly. Br 2767 EE- £7

SP39  Gene Kardos O. Business in F/Business in Q. DeE F3101  EE- £6

SP40  Bennie Krueger O. Long Lost Mama/Yes We Have No Bananas. Br 2445 EE- £6

SP41  Ted Lewis Band. Lewisada Blues/My Love song. CoE 5608 EE+ £7

SP42      Yellow Dog Bl/Sobbin’ Bl. CoE CB189 E £8

SP44  Abe Lyman Orch. Keep Young & Beautiful/No More Luv. BrE 01675 E+ £7

SP45  Russ Morgan O. Toodle-Oo/On Dream Ranch. VoE 558 E+ £6

SP46  Phil Napoleon’s Emperors. U Can’t Cheat A Cheater/Anything. HMV B4955 EE+ £8

SP47  New Orleans R.K. Baby Brown/ No Lovers Allowed. Dec 401 E+ £9

SP48  Red Nichols 5 Pennies. Back Beats/Bugle Call Rag. BrE 3510 E £10

SP49      Haunting Bl/Yaaka Hula Hickey Dula. BrE 1262 E £9

SP50      Sweet Georgia Brown/ By The Shalimar. BrE 1049 E- slt warp  £4