Sweet Georgia Brown; High On an Open Mike


various artists. side 1: Sweet Georgia Brown [part 1]; side 2: High on an Open Mike [part 3] (Vox 16102), from the album, WNEW Saturday Night Swing Session, Vol. 2 (Vox VSP 310).
78 rpm

WNEW (AM 1130) was a New York based radio station. This recording features jazz radio broadcasts from the station, recorded in 1947.

This album features artwork by American painter, printmaker, and teacher, Daniel (Dan) Shapiro (1920-1982). He created the artwork for several albums including recordings by Louis Armstrong, Alex Wilder, Charlie Christian, Marlene Dietrich, Edith Piaf, and Richard Dyer Bennett. Shapiro’s works were first exhibited at the Cooper Union Art School in 1940 and 1941. He had much success with his solo shows in the 1960s at the University of California at San Francisco, Cellini Gallery, San Francisco Museum of Art, and Rice University in Houston.

Recording Date: 1947

Recording Artist: Ventura, CharlieHarris, BillValente, AlBurns, RalphJackson, ChubbyRich, BuddyEager, AllenNavarro, FatsManufacturer: Vox

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: New York, New York

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Exhibition Location:

Related Publication: Jazz Records 1942-1962, Vol. 7: S - Te

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

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1978.0670.685Accession Number: 1978.0670Maker Number: 16102VSP 310Catalog Number: 1978.0670.685

Object Name: sound recording

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

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-e738-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_668485

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