[78-L] Gaiety Records - Diana Johns, Lillian Uttal
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Sat Dec 2 18:04:36 PST 2017
Can anyone provide information about the GAIETY RECORDS (Hollywood-Los
Angeles)78rpm label ???
A search finds issues number 1001, 1002, and 1004.
What is 1003, any above 1004??
Artist, writer is "Diana Johns"
1001A I Only Wanted his autograph
1001B Maizie the cocksure
1002a He Didn't Ask Permission
1002b Not In The Busy Season.
1004b I haven't the courage to strip
Is this "BLUE" material ?
According to NY Times article and Billboard death notice, Diana Johns is pen
name for lyricist Lillian Uttal.
Uttal committed suicide October 1947 in NY, age 44, attributed to depression
following death of her
husband (in Chicago, 4 months prior) - article did not provide name, but a
marriage notice shows a Jan 10 1931 marriage of a Lillian Uttal to Ernest
She had a brother, Fred Uttal, a radio announcer in NYC.
Anyone have further information ???
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