Eh, La Bas; Joshua Fit the Battle of Jericho

Eh, La Bas; Joshua Fit the Battle of Jericho

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Kid Ory and his Creole Jazz Band. side 1: Eh, La Bas; side 2: Joshua Fit the Battle of Jericho (Columbia 37275), from the album, New Orleans Jazz (Columbia C-126).
78 rpm. Both tracks were recorded in 1946. The album was released in 1947.

Jim (James) Flora (1914-1998) created the cover art for this album. Flora was a successful commercial illustrator during the 1940s-1970s as well as an author and illustrator for children’s books. He was best known for his unique and quirky album cover art for RCA Victor and Columbia during the 1940s and 1950s. Flora created numerous paintings, drawings, etchings and sketches throughout his prolific career.

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Kid Ory's Creole Jazz Band
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United States
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shellac (overall material)
overall: 10 in; 25.4 cm
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Gift of Lucy C. Shain in memory of James Lewis Shain
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