[78-L] The Mulcays

Craig Ventresco craigventresco at gmail.com.invalid
Thu Jul 15 13:39:13 PDT 2021

I have seen a Velvet Tone issue from the 20s of a harmonica solo by Gus
Mulcay playing St Louis Blues and Farewell Blues, for what that's worth...

On Thu, Jul 15, 2021, 12:55 PM Malcolm <malcolm at 78data.com.invalid> wrote:

> In the 1940s/50s there was a group appearing on various small labels,
> The Mulcays. They were a harmonica duo, Jimmy & Mildred Mulcay. BUT...
> on Theme P-113 they show up as a trio; Jimmy, Mildred & Helen (from the
> label).
> Here's the trio doing an odd version of "Stormy Weather":
> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zst-vZfqpKQ
> Notice it's bass harmonica, chromatic harmonica and what sounds like a
> Hammond organ. I am guessing Helen is playing the organ, but I can find
> no information on her in any of the bios I've checked online and from my
> own library (you know... books!). And it's certainly possible that Helen
> is not related to the husband & wife team.
> Any help gladly appreciated.
> Thanks!
> Malcolm R
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