Sweet Georgia Brown; High On an Open Mike

Sweet Georgia Brown; High On an Open Mike

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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.

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sound recording
recording date
1947
recording artist
Ventura, Charlie
Harris, Bill
Valente, Al
Burns, Ralph
Jackson, Chubby
Rich, Buddy
Eager, Allen
Navarro, Fats
manufacturer
Vox
place made
United States: New York, New York
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
shellac (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 10 in; 25.4 cm
ID Number
1978.0670.685
accession number
1978.0670
maker number
16102
VSP 310
catalog number
1978.0670.685
Credit Line
Gift of Lucy C. Shain in memory of James Lewis Shain
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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