The World's Jazz Crazy, Lawdy So Am I; Farewell To Storyville

The World's Jazz Crazy, Lawdy So Am I; Farewell To Storyville

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Kid Ory and his Creole Jazz Band. side 1: The World's Jazz Crazy, Lawdy So Am I; side 2: Farewell To Storyville (Columbia 37277), 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.

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sound recording
recording date
1946
release date
1947
recording artist
Kid Ory's Creole Jazz Band
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
1978.0670.520
maker number
37277
C-126
accession number
1978.0670
catalog number
1978.0670.520
Credit Line
Gift of Lucy C. Shain in memory of James Lewis Shain
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