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There'll Be a Hot Time in Old Town Tonight; Alexander's Ragtime Band

There'll Be a Hot Time in Old Town Tonight; Alexander's Ragtime Band

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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

British Rhythm Society is a 78 record bootleg label issued in New York.

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sound recording
date made
1927
recording artist
Bessie Smith and her Blue Boys
maker
British Rhythm Society
place made
United States: New York, New York City
Physical Description
vinylite (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 10 in; 25.4 cm
ID Number
1978.0670.058
accession number
1978.0670
maker number
BRS 1012
catalog number
1978.0670.058
Credit Line
Gift of Lucy C. Shain in memory of James Lewis Shain
subject
Music
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Music & Musical Instruments
Sound Recordings
Popular Entertainment
Family & Social Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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