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CD / Product Number: BDW8049

Enter Description of Product HerRare sides recorded by the New York Recording Laboratories for issue on the Broadway, Challenge and Paramount labels. Includes recordings by such obscure bands as the Wisconsin U Skyrockets, Billy Stennett's Carolina Stompers and Bud Spaight's Harmony Kings. Extensive liner notes by Paramount researcher Alex van der Tuuk and 1920s jazz expert Joel O'Sickey.


Checker Box Boys
Unknown (t), (tb), (cl,as), (p), (bjo).
Chicago, c. February, 1928
1. Jealous
2. I'm Dreaming Dreams
3. My Sunshine
Wisconsin U Skyrockets (Jesse Cohen - Director)
Jesse Cohen (t), Unknown Don Bonn (t,cl,ts), (cl,as), (as,ts), (p), (g,bjo), (d).
Chicago, c. May, 1928
5.Slow Beef
6. Dizzy Corners
7. Postage Stomp
8. It’s A Sin
Billy Stennett and His Carolina Stompers
Billy Stennett (t,vln) dir. Simon Carlson (t), Arthur Roehre (tb), Cecil Fransen (or Franseen) (as,vln), Albert Grossberg (as), Albert Stainbeck (ts), Larry Jacques (or Jaques) (p), Raleigh Carroll (bjo,g), Leslie Eckert (bb), Earl Riggs (d).
Chicago, June, 1928
9. Buffalo Rhythm
10. Red Nichols Five Pennies
Bud Spaight’s Harmony Kings
Unknown 2 (t), (tb), 2 (cl,as), (cl,ts), (p), (bjo), (bb), (d).
Grafton, probably June 9, 1930
11. Don’t Lose It
Grafton, probably July 3, 1930
12. Good Feeling Blues
Lietzke’s Midnight Serenaders
Unknown 2 (t), (tb), 3 (reeds), (g), (bb), (d), Glen Leitzke (or Lietzke) (v).
Grafton, c. September, 1930
13. Maybe It’s Love
Glen Leitzke’s Midnite Serenaders Unknown 2 (t), (tb), 3 (reeds), (vln), (p,cel), (g), (sb), (d), Glen Leitzke (or Lietzke) (v).
Grafton, c. December, 1930
14. You’re The One I Care For
Joe Gumin and His Orchestra
Unknown 2 (t), (tb), (cl,as), (as), (ts), (p), (bjo,g), (bb), (d), Sonny Sievert (v).
Grafton, c. January, 1931
15. Blue Again
Glen Lyte and His Orchestra
Unknown 2 (t), (tb), (as,pic), (as), (ts), (p), (g), (bb), (d), (v).
Grafton, c. April, 1931
16. When I Take My Sugar To Tea (
Bill Carlsen and His Orchestra Probable personnel: Bill Carlsen (cl,as,ts) dir. Dip Happe-Alec Alexander (t), Ole Turner (tb), Paul Peregrine-Harry Bortner (cl,as,ts), Lee Simmons (p), Ralph West (g), Chet Harding (bb), Harry Pierce (d), Jack Teter (v).
Grafton, c. August, 1931
17. You Forgot Your Gloves
Aaron Steel and His Orchestra
Unknown (t), (tb), 2 (reeds), (vln), (pac), (p), (g), (bb), (d), Gerald Means (v).
Grafton, c. August, 1931
18. Me
Isa Foster and Her Ambassadors
Unknown 2 (t), (tb), (cl,as), (ts), (p), (bjo,g), (bb), (d), Elmer Lowry (v).
Grafton, c. October, 1931
19.Black And Tan Fantasy
20.It’s Great To Be In Love
21. Lady Be Good
Bob Hartman and His Orchestra
Unknown 2 (t), (tb), 3 (reeds), (p), (g), (bb), (d), Orville Edgerton (v).
Grafton, c. November, 1931
22. Charley Cadet
Doc Wilson and His Orchestra
Unknown 2 (t), (tb), 3 (reeds), (p), (bjo), (bb), Charles Aryman (v).
Grafton, c. February, 1932
23.Ooh That Kiss (
Art Krueger and His Columbians
Art Krueger (cl,saxes) directing 2 (t), possibly Oscar Hussow (tb), 2 (reeds), possibly Milt Mieritz (p), (bjo,g), (bb), possibly Arlyn Dupree (d), Trio (v).
Grafton, c. May, 1932
24. Keeping Out Of Mischief Now
Smyth-West Orchestra
Unknown 2 (t), (tb), 3 (reeds), (p), (bjo,g), (bb), (d), Don Campbell (v).
Grafton, c. June, 1932
25.You’ve Got Me In The Palm Of Your Hand
Sig Heller and His Orchestra
Sig Heller (cl,as,v) dir. Wilbur Koeppen (t), Leroy Vick (tb), Gene Kuehnel (cl,as), George Krueck (cl,ts), Ted Reideburg (cl,bar), Russ Dreazy (p), possibly Bob Claque (bjo), Marlin Brusberg (bb), Harold Zuelsdorf (d).
Grafton, early July, 1932
26. Somebody Loves You