From A Flat To C; When I Grow Too Old to Dream


side 1: John Kirby and his Onyx Club Boys. From A Flat to C; side 2: Al Cooper's Savoy Sultans. When I Grow Too Old to Dream (Decca 4206), from the album, Alto Saxology (Decca 246).
78 rpm. Side 1 was originally recorded in 1938 and released on Decca 2216. Side 2 was originally recorded in 1939 and released on Decca 2930. The album was released in 1942.

Recording Date: 19381939Release Date: 1942

Recording Artist: John Kirby and his Onyx Club BoysAl Cooper's Savoy SultansManufacturer: Decca

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: New York, New York

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Related Publication: Rust, Brian. Jazz Records 1897-1942, Vol. 1

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

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1978.0670.580Accession Number: 1978.0670Maker Number: 4206246Catalog Number: 1978.0670.580

Object Name: sound recording

Physical Description: paper (overall material)ink (overall material)shellac (overall material)Measurements: overall: 10 in; 25.4 cm


Record Id: nmah_668270

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