[78-L] Willie Howard on Gala, was Re: Gala: different label styles, is it the same company?
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Sun Nov 18 12:32:48 PST 2012
A 1939 or 1940 recording date makes more sense if the Belle Bakers were recorded then too. I thought it was '42 since the inside cover of the album says Willie Howard is now the star of the Broadway hit "1942 Priorities."
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> From: David Lennick <dlennick at sympatico.ca>
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> VERY useful information. Rust doesn't list these sides at
> all, but under Belle
> Baker he lists her 6 Gala sides as "c. 1940".
> On 11/18/2012 11:17 AM, Han Enderman wrote:
> > There was an earlier discussion of Gala on this forum,
> where Thomas informed us:
> > Just found a review of the GALA album (#1) in the NY
> > this would put the recording into 1939 at the
> > Best wishes, Thomas.
> > NYT January 14, 1940
> > Comedy and Songs by Willie Howard. (Gala Records, six
> ten-inch sides, $2.75)
> > One of the many new recording outfits waxes Professor
> Howard in some of his
> > famous bits "French Taught in a Hurry," "Tyrone
> Shapiro," "Impressions of the
> > Moscow Art Players," "Comes the Revolution," and
> Imitations of Jessel, Jolson,
> > and Cantor. Enough said.
> > han enderman
> > ===
> >>>> Here is the information of the circa 1942
> Willie Howard Gala album. It was Gala album 1 entitled
> "Willie Howard in an album of Comedy and Songs." Sides are:
> > 1000A: French Taught in a Hurry, part 1 (115A)
> > 1000B: French Taught in a Hurry, part 2 (116-1B)
> > 1001A: Tyrone Shapiro (119-1A)
> > 1001B: Moscow Art Players (117A)
> > 1002A: Comes the Revolution! (118-2A)
> > 1002B: Jessel, Jolson and Cantor (imitations) (120B)
> > By the way, Belle Baker is on Gala album 3.
> > Philip Fukuda
> > ---
> > <snip>
> > <<<
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