Bessie Smith and her Blue Boys. side 1: There'll Be a Hot Time in Old Town Tonight; side 2: Alexander's Ragtime Band (British Rhythm Society BRS 1012).
78 rpm. Both tracks were originally recorded in 1927 and released on Columbia 14219-D.
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.
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