[78-L] Grammatical error on Grey Gull and on Victor

David Weiner djwein at earthlink.net
Mon Apr 30 12:30:09 PDT 2012

Or Louis Armstrong's NEW DO YOU CALL THAT A BUDDY on Decca instead of NOWŠ.

Dave W.

On 4/30/12 3:03 PM, "J. E. Knox" <rojoknox at metroeast.org> wrote:

>Greetings from FixitLand!
>Han Enderman wrote:
>>>> Even Victor makes errors. My favorite is:
>>>> Vic 21574-A by Jimmie Rodgers was titled on the first edition
>>>> "My Little Old Home Town In New Orleans", which was corrected to
>>>> "... Down...".
>>>> Reportedly the error reappears on Bluebird B-5609.
>>>> And names of composers have evident misspellings:
>>>> 20778 Davenport Blues (Bix Biederbecks);
>>>> 22049 Some Of These Days (Shelton Brookes);
>>>> 21998 S'Posin' (Andy Razof-...);
>>>> 20460 Hot Notes (Rodermich-...);
>>>> 21703 Got Everything But You (...-Rezaf);
>>>> 22691 Ho-Hum (...-Dana Suese).
>David Lennick wrote:
>>> How about the Xavier Cugat 78 on Victor with vocal by Dinah SHAW?
>Mike Daley wrote:
>> Strictly speaking these are typographical errors and not
>> grammatical errors. I can't recall having seen a your/you're or
>> it's/its error elsewhere.
>True enough...and I might mention Victor's occasional "--Fox Frot,"
>"--Tox Trot" or even "--Fox" without a Trot at all. Also saw one with
>"Fox Tro" missing the last 't'.
>It's not a 78, but I just got a copy of The 4 Seasons' "Big Girl's
>Don't Cry" [sic] on Vee-Jay...and there's "Pipeline" by the Chantay's
>[sic] on Dot...
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