Caution Blues; A Monday Date


Earl Hines. side 1: Caution Blues; side 2: A Monday Date (Columbia 35876), from the album, Hot Jazz Classics - Earl Hines (Columbia C-41).
78 rpm. Both tracks were originally recorded in 1928 and released on Okeh 8832. This album was released in 1944.

The cover art for this album was made by Alex Steinweiss. Alexander “Alex” Steinweiss (1917-2011) was an American artist and graphic designer. He was the first art director of Columbia Records, expanding the use of album covers and cover art. Steinweiss created album cover art from 1938 to 1973.

Date Made: 1928Release Date: 1944

Associated Person: Hines, EarlManufacturer: Columbia

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States

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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: 1978.0670.496Maker Number: 35876C-41Accession Number: 1978.0670Catalog Number: 1978.0670.496

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_676255

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