[78-L] The Columbia Laughing Record?

David Lennick dlennick at sympatico.ca
Fri Aug 12 06:13:14 PDT 2011

It's on the flip of #1 on the Vocalion issue.


On 8/12/2011 3:13 AM, Julian Vein wrote:
> On 12/08/11 03:51, David Lennick wrote:
>> Egad..I've had it in just about every format except the late 45 Mike Biel
>> refers to. Original OKeh, late 20s laminated OKeh, mid 30s dub on Vocalion, c.
>> 1950 vinyl OKeh DJ pressing (twice), Happy Face LP and a Boris Rose lp where
>> it's played THREE TIMES in succession.
>> Ever hear "Laughing Record" on Silvertone? Not to be believed. Originally
>> titled The Worst Rose of Summer, by Vaughn de Leath, and it sounds as if it
>> uses a Gennett sound effects record instead of real laughers. Horrible.
>> dl
> ==============================
> I have the Parlophone Laughing Record No.2, but do you think I can find
> it? No laughing matter...
>        Julian Vein

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