Benny's Bugle; Breakfast Feud

Benny's Bugle; Breakfast Feud

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Description (Brief)

Benny Goodman's Sextet featuring Count Basie. side 1: Benny's Bugle; side 2: Breakfast Feud (Blue Ace 240).
78 rpm. Side 1 was originally recorded in 1940 and released on Columbia 35901. Side 2 was originally recorded in 1941 and released on Columbia 36039.

Blue Ace was a bootleg record label, founded around the late 1940s. The label was dedicated to the unauthorized reissue of jazz recordings from the 1935-1942 period. Brooklyn record store owner Sam Meltzer is allegedly to have produced the recordings, who was also associated with the bootleg Hot Jazz Club of America [HJCA] recordings, which focused on jazz recordings of the 1920s.

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Object Name
sound recording
recording date
recording artist
Benny Goodman Sextet
Basie, Count
Blue Ace
place made
United States: New York, Brooklyn
Physical Description
shellac (overall material)
overall: 10 in; 25.4 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
collector/donor number
maker number
Credit Line
Gift of Howard A. Guernsey (through Richard L. Guernsey)
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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