David Lennick dlennick at sympatico.ca.invalid
Thu Sep 18 13:11:44 PDT 2014

Too complicated for my little brain. Either he shows the correct date up front 
or he doesn't, and for the most part the listings look accurate..this may just 
be one exception. Has anyone looked at any of the other label listings? (I 
found this when I was looking for Billy Bissett, whose records I came across 
the other day.)


On 9/18/2014 4:06 PM, Kristjan Saag wrote:
> If you click on the title of the "B" side ("That's What I Like About The
> South"), you'll see that it's taken from an ARA recording (probably
> 1944). Harris is said to have rerecorded some of the ARA stuff when he
> went to Victor. Both titles are also available on Victor 20-2089. The
> "A" side ("If You've Ever Been Down In Texas") was also released on
> Victor 20-2681.
> And Harris did record "That's What I Like About The South" as early as
> in 1937, but on Vocalion, as you say.
> Kristjan
> On 2014-09-18 20:47, David Lennick wrote:
>> Then he's misinformed. He shows 1937 for two Phil Harris sides at the very
>> bottom of the list, and those are late 40s Victors. 1937 might be when Phil had
>> recorded one or two of the same songs for Vocalion.
>> dl
>> On 9/18/2014 2:12 PM, Kristjan Saag wrote:
>>> The "Aufn. -Dat." (Aufnahme-Datum) is the recording date. For the HMV
>>> 5000-series there are no entries for publication date "Vö.-Dat"
>>> (Veröffentlichungsdatum). Release-year, though, is given (Jahr) and if
>>> you click on the year you will see all (all known) releases from that year.
>>> Kristjan
>>> On 2014-09-18 19:59, David Lennick wrote:
>>>> I found that BD listing quite interesting, but it took me a while to figure out
>>>> which dates were which. He lists some 1930s dates for a couple of Phil Harris
>>>> sides, and those may refer to the publication dates of the songs.
>>>> dl
>>>> On 9/18/2014 1:55 PM, Kristjan Saag wrote:
>>>>> It's the usual British HMV 5000-series (Dance music) - but the guy seems
>>>>> to think it's an American label.
>>>>> At the bottom of the page there's a link to a site-index
>>>>> (Haubtubersicht), where you find another link to a label-index
>>>>> (Labellisten) with some zillions of (mostly post-78 rpm) labels.
>>>>> Could be quite useful: there is quite a lot of additional information in
>>>>> the entries: composers, lyricists, playing time, chart entries, links to
>>>>> CD compilations etc.
>>>>> Kristjan
>>>>> On 2014-09-18 16:44, David Lennick wrote:
>>>>>> Anyone know anything about this?
>>>>>> http://www.musiktiteldb.de/Label/HMV.BD_05.html
>>>>>> Found it by accident. It looks to be quite recent. I don't know enough German
>>>>>> to figure if there are links to other series.
>>>>>> dl
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