Mama's Gone Good-Bye; Stop the War (The Cats Are Killin' Themselves)

Description (Brief):

Wingy Manone's Dixielanders. side 1: Mama's Gone Good-Bye; side 2: Stop the War (The Cats Are Killin' Themselves) (British Rhythm Society BRS 1000).
78 rpm. Both tracks were originally recorded in 1941 and released on Bluebird B-11107.

Description (Brief)

British Rhythm Society was a 78-rpm record bootleg label founded by American jazz enthusiast and record label manager Dante S. Bollettino in New York, in 1950. Most of the BRS pressings were on non-breakable vinyl. British Rhythm Society was fictional and most likely created as a “club label” akin to legitimate re-issue record labels Hot Record Society and United Hot Clubs of America. Bollettino was also responsible for Jolly Roger Records bootleg label.

Recording Date: 1941

Recording Artist: Wingy Manone's DixielandersManufacturer: British Rhythm Society

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: New York, New York

General Subject Association: Music


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Exhibition Location:

Related Publication: Rust, Brian. Jazz Records 1897-1942, Vol. 2, Johns, Adrian. Piracy: The Intellectual Property Wars from Gutenberg to Gates

Credit Line: Gift of Lucy C. Shain in memory of James Lewis Shain

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1978.0670.061Accession Number: 1978.0670Maker Number: BRS 1000Catalog Number: 1978.0670.061

Object Name: sound recording

Physical Description: vinylite (overall material)Measurements: overall: 10 in; 25.4 cm


Record Id: nmah_666400

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