Tempo Toppers Featuring Little Richard - Peacock 1628 (1953)

Unfortunately, only one side of this record is playable as it was, evidently, a juke box record and Always was turned into fine grit sand paper.

The good news is that Rice, Red Beans and Turnip Greens looks unplayed.

Little Richard, Billy Brooks, Barry Lee Gilmore, Jimmy Swann v / Eddie Lee Williams g / Mildred Taylor d / Raymond Taylor organ, p, t, tb.

Recorded at ACA Studio in Houston, Texas on February 25, 1953.

Benny Meroff & His Orchestra - Okeh 41171 (1928)

Benny Meroff v, dir / Wild Bill Davison, Rosie Rusciolelli, Joe Rullo t / Al Marineau, Joe Quartell tb / Lenny Cohen, Tony Ciccone as / Arnold Pritikin ts, a / Roy Cole vn / Al Nillson p / Sid Pritikin g / George Physter sb / Benny Metz d.

Recorded in Chicago on December 9, 1928.



Original New Orleans Rhythm Kings - Okeh 40422 (1925)

There were only eight sides by this group recorded in New Orleans and with the recent acquisition of this one, I have finally completed that run.

Paul Mares c / Santo Pecora tb / Leon Roppolo cl / Charlie Cordella ts / Glyn Lea "Red" Long p / Bill Eastwood bj / Chink Martin bb / Leo Adde d.

Recorded in New Orleans on January 23, 1925.



New Orleans Owls - Columbia 1045 (1926)

Just received a much needed upgrade...

Benjie White cl, as, dir / Bill Padron c / Frank Netto tb / Pinky Vidacovich cl, as / Lester Smith ts / Mose Farrar p / Rene Gelpi bj, g / Dan LeBlanc bb / Earl Crumb d.

Recorded in New Orleans on April 14, 1926.