Tuesday, 3 July 2012

Jessica 6 in the 1930s

Jessica 6 in the 1930s
3 July 2012

In the Mood – Glenn Miller And His Orchestra (1939)

#1 Billboard Record Buying (Jukebox) Chart for 13 weeks

Bluebird Records

There’s No Anesthetic For Love – Nat King Cole Trio (1939)

Recorded 14 January 1939 in Los Angeles, CA

Davis & Schwegler Records

Tiger Rag – The Mills Brothers (1931)

#1 million-seller

Brunswick Records

Minnie The Moocher – Cab Calloway And His Orchestra (1933)

Inducted into Grammy Hall of Fame in 1999

Brunswick Records

A Tisket, A Tasket – Ella Fitzgerald with the Chick Webb Orchestra (1938)

#1 Billboard Sheet Music, Record Buying (Jukebox) and Your Hit Parade Charts

Inducted into Grammy Hall of Fame in 1986

Decca Records

Cheek To Cheek – Fred Astaire with the Leo Reisman Orchestra (1935)

From the film Top Hat

5 weeks at #1 on Your Hit Parade; #1 song of 1935

Inducted into Grammy Hall of Fame in 2000

Brunswick Records

Eeny Meeny Miney Mo – Jack Hylton And His Orchestra (1936)


Honeysuckle Rose – McKinney’s Cotton Pickers (1930)

Unissued Victor release recorded in February 1930

I’m A Bear In A Lady’s Boudoir – Cliff Edwards (1933)

Recorded 25 October 1933

Pathe Records (?)

Ich Bin Die Flesche Lola (They Call Me Naughty Lola) – Marlene Dietrich (1930)

From the film The Blue Angel, in which she starred


Young And Healthy – Ben Selvin’s Knickerbockers with Ruth Etting (1932)

Recorded 16 December 1932

Columbia Records

Page Mr Volstead – Bob Miller (1930)

Champion Records

Can The Circle Be Unbroken (Bye And Bye) – The Carter Family (1935)

Recorded on 6 May 1935 in New York

Inducted into Grammy Hall of Fame in 1998

Banner Recordings

When Our Lord Shall Come Again – The Monroe Brothers (1938)

Bluebird (Victor)

Honky Tonk Train Blues – Meade Lux Lewis (1935)

Originally recorded in 1927


Cross Road Blues – Robert Johnson (1936)

Recorded on 27 November 1936

Inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1998

Vocalion Records

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