[78-L] Information Needed Please.
saag at telia.com
Fri Nov 16 18:01:42 PST 2012
The band was Mexican, as was the recording.
Organist Roy Carter, of British origin, was musical director of AM radio
station XEB in Mexico City, and recordedseveral titlesfor Peerless. He
died in 1943 and was buried in Mexico City. His band is often mentioned
as one of theleading Mexican dance bands, together with Luis Arcaraz &
On 2012-11-16 21:44, Ray wrote:
> Based on the songs alone one would think 30's. Both were popular in 1933.
> From: Malcolm Rockwell
> I show at least 4 different Peerless labels in my label files, all the
> way from an American Graphophone patents Peerless label (1900s), a
> Zonophone Peerless (1900s) to the more common later red and gold label
> (1940, Mexico City and Los Angeles). Unfortunately I do not show a Leeds
> & Catlin or an ARC label in my files, but I do have a German produced
> Peerless label.
> And there seems to have been a Gennett pressed Peerless I've never seen
> a copy of - until now. It's on the ARLIE disc that accompanies Sutton &
> Nauck's American Record Label book.
> I suspect yours is the 1940s label, no?
> DRJAZZ78 at aol.com wrote:
>> I have the following disc in my collection and have no luck in obtaining
>> any info on it.
>> Peerless 899 (Black label with gold writing, not the usual Red/Gold)
>> Roy Carter y su Orqesta
>> The Gold Diggers Song
>> Shadow Waltz
>> Fine versions of these tunes, both sides. No master numbers shown.
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