[78-L] Moran & Mack

David Weiner djwein at earthlink.net
Sat Dec 15 09:12:20 PST 2012

The first Moan & Mack even made it onto one of those Columbia 7-inch 33
microgroove singles.circa 1949 - was amazed when I found a copy.

Dave Weiner

On 12/15/12 1:29 AM, "Michael Biel" <mbiel at mbiel.com> wrote:

>I think there were several hillbilly routines like "Black Mountain Gang
>At Their Still" that had multi-record numbered parts.  There also was
>the WLS Showboat on Gennett-recorded Silvertone that was parts 1-6.  And
>many minstrel show series had part numbers as high as the teens.
>I once went through NINE HUNDRED COPIES of Two Black Crows Parts 1 & 2
>and found NO ALTERNATE TAKES, although we know there are three or four
>alternates of parts 3 & 4 including an unissued test pressing with no
>piano.  It was a large warehouse of a dealer outside Indianapolis that
>had all those copies of 1&2.  It is the place where I found dealers
>stock of a Danish HMV of Borge Rosenbaum.
>I find nothing particularly racially objectionable in 2 Black Crows.
>They could even be called Two Orange Birds with much the same result.
>Mike Biel  mbiel at mbiel.com
>-------- Original Message --------
>Subject: Re: [78-L] Moran & Mack
>From: David Lennick <dlennick at sympatico.ca>
>Date: Fri, December 14, 2012 10:32 pm
>To: 78-L Mail List <78-l at klickitat.78online.com>
>Getting back to Joe's question of a comedy sketch extending over more
>than two 
>sides, Julian Rose's Levinsky At The Wedding was in 4 parts and there's
>least one remade side, post-Volstead.
>On 12/14/2012 10:28 PM, Ron L'Herault wrote:
>> TBC in Hades is a hoot. The gag showed up in a Legal Seafood commercial
>> too.
>> Ron L
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: 78-l-bounces at klickitat.78online.com
>> [mailto:78-l-bounces at klickitat.78online.com] On Behalf Of Darrell Lehman
>> Sent: Friday, December 14, 2012 1:29 PM
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>> Subject: Re: [78-L] Moran& Mack
>> Expanding on dl...
>> Two Black Crows Part 1 / Part 2 #935-D
>> Two Black Crows Part 3 / Part 4 #1094-D
>> Two Black Crows Part 5 / Part 6 #1198-D
>> Two Black Crows Part 7 / Part 8 #1350-D
>> "Two Black Crows In Jail" - #1560-D
>> "Two Black Crows In Hades" - #1652-D
>> "Foolishments / Esau Buck" - #1929-D
>> The final disc (the 12 inch) is "Elder Eatmore's Sermon On Throwing
>> (w/ organ acc.) / "Our Child" (credited to Mack only - w/ C.
>> Luckeyth "Lucky" Roberts) - #50061-D
>> ====================
>> neechevoneeznayou at gmail.com wrote:
>>> I have acquired a set of 3 10" Columbias of a comedy sketch, Two Black
>>> Crows. I never realized that it spanned 6 sides.
>>> Is this the earliest example of a comedy routine spanning more than 1
>>> record? And is 6 sides all of it? (haven't listened yet)
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