[78-L] Last alive to record an acoustical DD?

Julian Vein julianvein at blueyonder.co.uk
Thu Jul 25 00:40:48 PDT 2013

On 25/07/13 01:43, Kristjan Saag wrote:
> Gee,
> Among the living he must be the earliest to have recorded at all. That
> we know of.
> As far as I remember Artie Shaw held the record for some time(recording
> debut 1928), until he died in 2004.
> And no other living artist, with merits from the 1920's, has been
> mentioned after that on this list. Again- as far as I remember.
> Kristjan
Lionel Hampton made his first records in 1924 and died in 2002, making 
it 78 years, appropriately!

      Julian Vein

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