[78-L] BG question

David Lennick dlennick at sympatico.ca
Sun Jun 17 16:47:32 PDT 2012

Even more ridiculous is the promo for the Sauter-Finegan EXTENDED PLAY SUITE 
which consists of two 6-minute pieces. Yep, they put it out on 78s. Manual 


On 6/17/2012 7:34 PM, neechevoneeznayou at gmail.com wrote:
> A promo for an LP issued on a 78. I would never have figured. Thanks!
> joe salerno
> On 6/17/2012 3:53 PM, David Lennick wrote:
>> Those were promos for ten-inch lp reissues, and I have no idea why they
>> assigned retro matrix numbers..they were doing that in the 40s as well. Not on
>> master pressings, I don't think, but definitely on dubs. Columbia also did this
>> but retained the original matrix numbers.
>> dl
>> On 6/17/2012 4:46 PM, neechevoneeznayou at gmail.com wrote:
>>> I have acquired a 10" vinyl DJ pressing of 2 sides by the BG Trio. Tiger
>>> Rag (27-0119), C6-VB-0002-1S. Label gives recording date of Nov. 18,
>>> 1936. 3:20
>>> Flip side is Oh, Lady Be Good. (27-0119) C6-VB-0003-1S. Recorded April
>>> 27, 1936. 3:00
>>> So surely these are electrically transferred and not pressings from
>>> original parts, yes? I'm wondering why records made in the 30s would be
>>> included in "RECORD PREVUES coming attractions" in what appears to be
>>> late 40s/early 50s DJ copies. What's new about a record 10 or more years
>>> after it was recorded?
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