B0105. THE VICTOR GREEN, BLUE AND PURPLE LABELS DISCOGRAPHY - (1909-1927), by John R. Bolig. Denver, CO, Mainspring Press, 2006. 268pp. Indices; Bibliography; Exhaustive Discography; Photos of labels & artists. Data for all green-label, blue-label and purple-label records, including cancelled issues, export releases, and pressings from imported masters. Complete discographic detail from the Victor and Gramophone Company files and catalogs, carefully checked against the original records. Recording dates and locations; release dates and duration in catalog; master and ‘take’ numbers; corresponding couplings, reissues, and foreign releases; accompanists and conductors, and more. Organization by catalog number, with an introductory history, plus artist and title indices. Long out-of-print, Final Copy! - 9780977273522 0-9772735-2-0
"What distinguishes this discography is that the information originates entirely from original sources... It's simply a 'must-have' reference for the collector, discographer, and institutional librarian."
— The Record Collector
"Carefully prepared work... The true enthusiast cannot manage without all the resources mentioned here."
— ARSC Journal
"As with his previous works, John Bolig has taken his data from the original Victor and Gramophone Co. files. The result is a unique work that advanced collectors will find indispensable."
- Mainspring Press