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American dance bands on record and film, 1915-1942

Richard J. Johnson

American dance bands on record and film, 1915-1942

by Richard J. Johnson

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Published by Rustbooks Pub. in Fairplay, CO .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementcompiled by Richard J. Johnson, Bernard M. Shirley
ContributionsShirley, Bernard H. (Bernard Henry)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsML156.4.B5 J6 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationv. <1> ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24422044M
ISBN 109780982585306, 9780982585313, 9780982585320, 9780982585337, 9780982585344
LC Control Number2009941646

Dance All Night – The Highwoods Stringband Story. MMDV Limited collector’s edition $ per DVD + First Class USPS Shipping & Handling. A film by Larry Edelman. Several years in the making, this DVD documents an important era in the history of old time music in America and around the world. Reaching their height of popularity in the s, dance bands filled halls with music that was intended to be danced to. What started in the s as new dance crazes such as Charleston and Foxtrot, became the popular music of the time with a demand for groups of musicians who could fill the air with this high tempo music that young people could show off their dance moves to.

Composer, conductor, and organizer, Europe controlled several dance orchestras in New York during the s and had become the president of the Clef Club, a union for African-American musicians. Europe's recording contract with Victor Records came with his appointment as conductor for the sensational dance team Vernon and Irene Castle. Television Dance Shows in the ss Source: WFIL-TV/ABC/Click Corporation Both television and Rock and Roll became increasingly popular during the s. As a result, many TV stations began to air dance shows with names such as Teen Time and Big Beat, aimed directly at a teenage audience.

Papa's Got a Brand New Bag (Parts I & II) () [Single] The creation of Funk: "By mids, James Brown had developed his signature groove that emphasized the downbeat – with heavy emphasis "on the one" (the first beat of every measure) – to etch his distinctive sound, rather than the backbeat that was familiar to many R&B and soul musicians. Genre/Form: Discographies Discography Discographie: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Rust, Brian A.L., American dance band discography


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American dance bands on record and film, 1915-1942 by Richard J. Johnson Download PDF EPUB FB2

Selvin was the son of Jewish Russian immigrants. He started his professional life at age 15 as a fiddle player in New York City night clubs. Six years later, as leader of his own dance band, the Novelty Orchestra, he released what was later alleged to be the biggest-selling popular song in the first quarter-century of recorded music."Dardanella" allegedly sold more than six million copies and.

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American dance bands on record and film () in SearchWorks catalog Skip to search Skip to main content. American Dance Bands on Record & Film, (5 Volumes) Reference: Condition: New product.

Richard Johnson & Bernard H. Shirley. Hard Cover, 6" x 9", 4, pp in 5 volumes. For the past 35 years, Rust's American Dance Band Discography has been the go-to authority for US dance band collectors.

But like any discography that covers. Dick Robertson (New York City, 3 July - ) was an American popular big band singer and songwriter of the s and s. He sang for many bandleaders such as Leo Reisman and Roger Wolfe Kahn and His Orchestra, and was on the artist roster at Banner fact, he was one of the most prolific New York based vocalists (along with Irving Kaufman, Chick Bullock, Scrappy Lambert.

Explore releases from American Dance Band at Discogs. Shop for Vinyl, CDs and more from American Dance Band at the Discogs Marketplace. The American Dance Band Discography Irving Aaronson to Arthur Lange Volume 1 of The American Dance Band DiscographyBrian Rust: Author: Brian Rust: Publisher: Arlington House, Original from: the University of Michigan: Digitized: Length: pages: Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan.

According to American Dance Bands On Record and Film (–), compiled by Richard J. Johnson and Bernard H. Shirley (Rustbooks Publishing, ), Rogers was not a bandleader in the normal use of the term. Instead, he was a film actor who fronted a band for publicity purposes.

His later bands were organized by Milt Shaw. Essentially, the ‘Golden Age Of British Dance Bands’ was pre-war and this collection concentrates on the fabulous Thirties. It was a time when well-drilled, competitive and hard working bands had the pick of the wealth of great songs which were being produced, it seemed almost daily, in America and to a lesser extent in the UK.

American label founded by William Russell in The label specialized in traditional New Orleans jazz, both reissues and new recordings of elderly New Orleans pioneers such as Bunk Johnson and George Lewis. First releases were 12" vinylite discs that appeared in early Starting inthe label released standard 10" shellacs.

A Rocky Start. In early Octobera dance show hosted by Bob Horn premiered on Philadelphia's WFIL-TV, taking from the popular "ballroom" live radio show format and pointing a camera at it. Originally titled "Bandstand," the first episode on October 7 featured New York transplant and former announcer Dick Clark playing records as the first-ever video DJ.

The American Dance Band Discography Arthur Lange to Bob Zurke Volume 2 of The American Dance Band DiscographyBrian Rust: Author: Brian Rust: Publisher: Arlington House, Original from: the University of Michigan: Digitized: Apr 4, ISBN:Length: pages: Export Citation: BiBTeX.

An album consisting entirely of guitar feedback loops, ranked No. 2 in the book The Worst Rock 'n' Roll Records of All Time by Jimmy Guterman and Owen O'Donnell. InQ magazine included the album in a list of "Ten Terrible Records by Great Artists". Brian Rust's American Dance Band Discography chronicles every American dance band recording made between and The 2 volumes are arranged alphabetically by band name, with a chronological listing of recordings, with dates, matrix numbers, catalog numbers, as well as any other pertinent s: 3.

Six years later, as leader of his own dance band, and Shirley, Bernard H. (American Dance Bands on Record and Film – Rustbooks, Rust, Brian. American Dance Discography. Arlington House, References ^ Murrells, Joseph (). The Book of Golden Discs (2nd ed.).

London: Barrie and Jenkins Ltd. Dance Pages, a quarterly magazine, presented its readers with articles about a wide range of dance genres, performances, companies, and individual magazine also contained studio listings, book and video reviews, and information about dance history and health.

Kenneth Romo and Donna Gianell, both professional dancers, created Dance Pages as a hobby, and they continued to serve as. American dance bands on record and film, by Richard J. Johnson and Bernhard H.

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Jazz gained popularity and spread through the country in clubs, speakeasies, and dance halls where Jazz bands would play their new music. Many of the clubs were segregated and would only allow white bands in white clubs and black bands in black clubs.

Some popular African American bands playing in white clubs where black patrons were not allowed. Amplify’d from Ill Folks The Blog of Less Renown, celebrating under-appreciated unusual, unique, sick or strange. Pages in category "American dance music groups" The following pages are in this category, out of approximately total.

This list may not reflect recent changes (learn more). The so-called “big band (dance band) era” had ended byprior to publication of Simon’s book.

In the years to the present time, the public’s first-hand recollection of the subject has diminished to the point where – again in the author’s opinion – collective recollection merged with the content and attitudes of the book.You can find out how much your old albums are worth with a little education and research.

Old records vary greatly in price due to their rarity, condition and the popularity of the artist. The prices paid for rare vinyl tend to constantly go up as the value of common records gradually decreases to almost nothing.1: 1.

Marion Harris "Marion Harris ( - ) was an American popular singer, most successful around She was the first widely known white singer to sing jazz and blues songs. Born Mary Ellen Harrison, probably in Indiana, she first played vaudeville and movie theatres in .