What a Little Moonlight Can Do; If You Were Mine

What a Little Moonlight Can Do; If You Were Mine

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Teddy Wilson and his Orchestra featuring Billie Holiday. side 1: What a Little Moonlight Can Do; side 2: If You Were Mine (Columbia 36206), from the album, Hot Jazz Classics - Teddy Wilson-Billie Holiday (Columbia C-61).
78 rpm. Side 1 was originally recorded in 1935 and released on Brunswick 7498. Side 2 was originally recorded in 1935 and released on Brunswick 7554. This album was released in 1947.

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.

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sound recording
recording date
1935
release date
1947
recording artist
Holiday, Billie
Teddy Wilson and his Orchestra
manufacturer
Columbia
place made
United States
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
shellac (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 10 in; 25.4 cm
ID Number
1978.0670.497
maker number
C-61
36206
accession number
1978.0670
catalog number
1978.0670.497
Credit Line
Gift of Lucy C. Shain in memory of James Lewis Shain
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Data Source
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