B0129. THE VICTOR BLACK LABEL DISCOGRAPHY, Vol. I: 16000 – 17000, (1903-16), by John R. Bolig. Denver, CO, Mainspring Press, 2007. 472pp. Full discographic details from the original Victor Talking Machine Company and Gramophone Company files, correlated with the original records, catalogs, and supplements; Recording dates and locations, and details of dubbed (S/8) and imported matrices; Matrix and take numbers; Catalog numbers for all corresponding U.S. and foreign issues in 78 format; Details of alternate issues, canceled numbers, and couplings from single-sided releases; Accompanists, conductors, pseudonyms, and group personnel exactly as listed in the original files; Artist and title indices; Historical introduction with 24 illustrations. - 9780977273577
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