Record Changer 1947

RECORD CHANGER (THE AMERICAN MAGAZINE OF JAZZ) February 1947 

Gordon Gullickson (Editor, Publisher), Ernest Borneman (Associate), John Ball, Jr., and Edward Hill (Classical Department), 

Bill Gottlieb (photography), George Greenfield (Circulation Manager), William Grauer, Jr., (Commercial Advertising Manager); 

Don Anderson and Gene Deitch (Art Department), Irving L. Jacobs (Research Department), R. C. Williams (publication Assistant) 

Published every month at 1425 Hopkins St., NW, Washington, D.C. Copyright, 1947.

 

The Record Changer All-Star Band (reader’s voting) 

Jazz on Records by John Lucas; 

   Sacred and Sinful, Singing the Blues, Barrellhouse and Boogie, the Dixieland Band, Swing and Stuff, Old and Rare 

Questions and Answers by Ernest Borneman 

Farrago 4 by Edward Hill 

 

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Blue Note (767 Lexington Ave. New York 21, NY) 

   BN-517 Bechet-Nicholas Blue Five: Quincy Street Stomp/ Weary Way Blues 

   BN-518 Baby Dodds’ Jazz Four: Winin’ boy Blues/ Careless Love 

   BN-522 Sammy Benskin: The World Is Waiting for the Sunrise/ Cherry 

   BN-524 Flying Home (part 1)/ Flying Home (part 2) 

   BN-525 Tiny Grimes’ Swingtet: Tiny’s Boogie Woogie/ “C” Jam Blues 

   BN-526 Low Down Blues/ Back-Room Blues 

   BN-527 Art Hodes’ Back-Room Boys: Jug Head Boogie/ M.K. Blues 

   BN-530 T-Bone Walker: T-bone Blues/ Jimmy Shirley: Jimmy’s Blues 

Signature Records (distributed by General Electric Supply Corp.) 

   28101 Coleman Hawkins and His Orch.: Voodte/ Hawkins Barrell House 

   28102 Coleman Hawkins and His Orch.: Stumpy/ How Deep Is the Ocean 

   28104 Coleman Hawkins and His Orch.: Get Happy/ Crazy Rhythm 

   28106 “Flip” Phillips and His Fliptet: Skycraper/ Pappilloma 

   28107 Yank Lawson’s Jazz Band: Too Many Times/ Stumbling 

   28108 Yank Lawson’s Jazz Band: That’s A Plenty/ Wang Wang Blues 

   28112 Nat Jaffe piano solo: How Can You Face Me/ Keeping Out of Mischief/ Keeping Out of Mischief Now 

   28113 Shorty Sherock and His Orch.: Meandering/ It’s the Talk of the Town 

   28114 Barney Bigard Trio: Steps Steps Up/ Steps Steps Down 

   28115 Dickie Well’s and His Orch.: Hello Babe/ Linger Awhile 

   28116 Barney Bigard Trio: Moonglow/ Tea for Two 

   28117 “Flip” Phillips and His Orch.: Why Shouldn’t I/ Swingin’ for “Popsie” 

   28118 Shorty Sherock and His Orch.: Snafu/ The Wllies 

   90001 Coleman Hawkins Swing Four: The Man I Love/ Sweet Lorraine 

   90003 “Flip” Phillips and His Fliptet: Sweet and Lonely/ Bob’s Belief 

   15001 Johnny Bothwell and His Orch.: Laura/ Lonely Serenade 

   15002 Johnny Bothwell and His Orch.: The Trouble with Me Is You/ John’s Other Wife 

   15004 Yank Lawson and His Orch.: Sugar/ Sensation Rag 

Disc (Company of America) (117 West 46th St., NYC 19) 

   Muggsy Spanier and His Orchestra (3 10” records with Illustrated by Charles Smith Booklet) 

   6030 Am I Blue/ Do Me Like You Do 

   6031 You’re Driving Me Crazy/ Sentimental Journey 

   6032 Pee Wee Squawks/ Muggsy Special 

Yerba Buena Music Shop (5721 Grove Street Oakland 9, California) 

   Exner presents 

     No. 1 Johnny Wittwer Trio: Wolverine Blues/ Joe’s Blues, 

     No. 2 Johnny Wittwer Trio: Come Back Sweet Papa/ Tiger Rag 

     No. 3 Kid Ory’s Creole Band: Dippermouth Blues/ Savoy Blues,

     No. 4 Kid Ory’s Creole Band: High Society/ Ballin’ the Jack 

     1004 Art Hodes piano solo: Eccentric/ Washboard Blues 

     1005 Art Hodes piano solo: The Mooche/ No Pay Blues 

     1006 Art Hodes Jazz Record Six: Chimes Blues/ Organ Grinder Blues 

     1007 Art Hodes Jazz Record Six: Wolverine Blues/ Someday Sweetheart 

     1008 Art Hodes Jazz Record Six: Sister Kate/ Basin Street Blues 

     1009 Art Hodes Jazz Record Six: Ballin’ the Jack/ That’s A Plenty 

   Jazz Man label (reissue) 

    No. 1 Lu Watters: Maple Leaf Rag/ Black & White Rag 

    No. 2 Lu Watters: Irish Black Bottom/ Memphis Blues 

    No. 3 Lu Watters: Muskrat Ramble/ Smokey Mokes 

    No. 4 Lu Watters: Original Jelly Roll Blues/ At A Georgia Camp Meeting 

    Louis Armstrong Dixieland Seven;

      Do You Know What It Means to Miss New Orleans/ Endie 

      Where the Blues Began in New Orleans/ Mahogany Hall Stomp 

   HRS Spanier-Becht Big Four 

      2000 Sweet Lorraine/ Lazy River 

2001 China Boy/ Four or Five Times 

The Record Changer (1425 Hopkins St., N.W., Washington 6, DC) 

   Back Issues for Sale (38 sets of Record Changer) $10.00 from August 1942 through December 1946 

Commodore Records

   Commodore presents Eddie Condon 

   C-500 Jada/ Love Is Just Around the Corner 

   C-502 Beat to the Socks/ I Got Rhythm 

   C-505 Meet Me Tonight in Dreamland/ Diane 

   C-515 California, Here I Come/ Sunday 

   C-530 It’s Right Here for You/ Strut Miss Lizzie 

   C-531 Ballin’ the Jack/ I Ain’t Gonna Give Nobody None of My Jelly-Roll 

   C-535 You’re Some Pretty Doll/ Oh, Sister Ain’t That Hot 

   C-536 Georgia Grind/ Dancing Fool 

   C-542 Don’t Leave Me Daddy/ Fidgety Feet 

   C-551 Back in Your Own Back Yard/ All the Wrongs You’ve Done Me 

   C-568 Singin’ the Blues/ Pray for the Lights to Go Out 

   C-1509 Tortilla B Flat/ Mammy O’ Mine 

 
RECORD CHANGER (THE AMERICAN MAGAZINE OF JAZZ) March 1947 

Gordon Gullickson (Editor, Publisher), Ernest Borneman (Associate), John Ball, Jr., and Edward Hill (Classical Department), 

Bill Gottlieb (photography), George Greenfield (Circulation Manager), William Grauer, Jr., (Commercial Advertising Manager); 

Don Anderson and Gene Deitch (Art Department), Irving L. Jacobs (Research Department), 

Published every month at 1425 Hopkins St., NW, Washington, D.C. Copyright, 1947.

 

Buzzin’ ‘Round by Bill Gottlieb 

The Record Changer’s Book Review: Esquire’s 1947 Jazz Book 

Jazz on Records by John Lucas 

   Sacred and Sinful, Singing the Blues, Barrelhouse and Boogie, The Dixieland Band, Swing and Stuff, Old and Rare 

Questions and Answers by Ernest Borneman 

Farrago 5 by Edward Hill 

 

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Blue Note (767 Lexington Ave. New York 21, NY) 

   BN-517 Bechet-Nicholas Blue Five: Quincy Street Stomp/ Weary Way Blues 

   BN-518 Baby Dodds’ Jazz Four: Winin’ boy Blues/ Careless Love 

   BN-522 Sammy Benskin: The World Is Waiting for the Sunrise/ Cherry 

   BN-524 Flying Home (part 1)/ Flying Home (part 2) 

   BN-525 Tiny Grimes’ Swingtet: Tiny’s Boogie Woogie/ “C” Jam Blues 

   BN-526 Low Down Blues/ Back-Room Blues 

   BN-527 Art Hodes’ Back-Room Boys: Jug Head Boogie/ M.K. Blues 

   BN-530 T-Bone Walker: T-bone Blues/ Jimmy Shirley: Jimmy’s Blues 

Muse Photos (90-01 193 St. Hollis 7, NYC): Jazz Photos by Bill Gottlieb 

The Record Changer (1425 Hopkins St., N.W., Washington 6, DC) 

   Back Issues for Sale (38 sets of Record Changer) $10.00 from August 1942 (8p) through December 1946 

   he Little Discography compiled by William H. Miller, Melbourne, Australia 

Jazz Man Record Shop (6420 Santa Monica Blvd. Hollywood 38, California) 

   Lu Watters’ Yerba Buena Jazz Band 

   JM-1 Maple Leaf Rag/ Black & Whitee Rag (piano solo) 

   JM-2 Memphis Blues/ Irish Black Bottom 

   JM-3 Muskrat Ramble/ Smokey Mokes 

   JM-4 Original Jelly Roll Blues/ At A Georgia Camp Meeting 

   JM-5 Cake Walking babies/ Riverside Blues 

   JM-6 Tiger Rag/ Come Back Sweet Papa 

   JM-7 Fidgety Feet/ Temptation Rag (piano solo) 

 
RECORD CHANGER (THE AMERICAN MAGAZINE OF JAZZ) July 1947 

Gordon Gullickson (Editor, Publisher), Ernest Borneman (Associate), John Ball, Jr., and Edward Hill (Classical Department), 

Bill Gottlieb (photography), George Greenfield (Circulation Manager), William Grauer, Jr., (Commercial Advertising Manager); 

Don Anderson and Gene Deitch (Art Department), Irving L. Jacobs (Research Department), 

Published every month at 1219 Wisconsin Ave., Washington 7, D.C. Copyright, 1947 

Commercial Advertising Address: William Grauer, Jr., The Record Changer , 170 Claremont Ave. New York 27, NY 

 

Buzzin’ ‘Round by Bill Gottlieb (photos by the author) 

Jazz on Records by John Lucas 

Old and Rare: Blues, Boogie, and Hot Jazz 

Questions and Answers by Ernest Borneman 

My Days Have Grown So Lonely by Albert Avakian 

Recordings with Aroma or Buzzin’ with Buzz by Paul Sipp, Jr.

Farrago 7 by Edward Hill 

 

Jazz Man Record Shop (6420 Santa Monica Blvd. Hollywood 38, California) 

   Johnny Wettwer (piano solos) 

   JM-18 Ragged but Right/ Aunt Hagar’s Blues 

   JM-19 Ace in the Hole/ Two Kinds of People 

   JM-20 Ragtime Nightingale/ Bill Bailey 

Circle Sound, Inc. (38 East 4th Street New York 3, NY) 

   Jelly Roll Morton recordings from the Library of Congress (available soon) 

Century Record Company (737 Fox Street Bronx 55, NY) (reissue) 

  New Re-Issues 

    3018 Edith Johnson (vcl): Honey Dripper Blues/ Nickless Worth of Liver (Para 12823) 

    3019 Cow Cow Davenport: Chimes Blues/ Slow Drag (Para 12800) 

    3020 Ike Rodgers and Henry Brown: Blues Stomp/ Blind Boy Blues (Para 12934) 

    3021 Edith Johnson (vcl): Good Chib Blues (Para 12864)/ Cow Cow Davenport (vcl) Jim Crow Blues (Para 12439) 

Blue Note (767 Lexington Ave. New York 21, NY) 

   Art Hodes’ Hot Five (10”)

   531 Save It Pretty Mama/ Darktown Strutters’ Ball 

   532 Shine/ Memphis Blues 

   533 St. James Infirmary/ Way Down Yonder in New Orleans 

Yerba Buena Music Shop (5721 Grove Street Oakland 9, California) (236 West 19th Street, New York 14, NY)

   Art Hodes All Star Trio 

   JR 1010 Buddy Bolden’s Blues/ Too Busy 

   R 1011 Droppin’ Shucks/ Swanee 

Allen, Towne & Heath, Inc., Dept. RC, (1 Madison Ave.., NY 10) 

   Horn of Plenty by Robert Goffin (Louis Armstrong – book) 

Commodore Music Shop (136 East 42nd Street, NYC) 

   Bob Wilber’s Wild Cats (10”)

   C-538 Willie the Weeper/ Mabel’s Dram

   C-584 Blues for Fowler/ Wild Cat Rag 

   Disc Album

   No. 632 Pee Wee Russell Jazz Ensemble with Muggsy Spanier

   No. 701 Joe Sullivan Jazz Quartet with Sidney Bechet 

   No. 709 Baby Dodds Drum Solos 

  Columbia Album 

    Set C-40 Bud Freeman Famous Chicagoans 

    Set C-29 Bix Beiderbecke

    Set C-31 Bessie Smith 

    Set C-126 Kid Ory’s Creole Jazz Band 

    Who’s Who in Jazz Collecting by William C. Love (book) 

The Record Changer (1425 Hopkins St., N.W., Washington 7, DC) 

   Volume 3 of Index to Jazz by Orin Blackstone 

Muse Photos (90-01 193 St. Hollis 7, NYC): Jazz Photos by Bill Gottlieb 

RECORD CHANGER (THE AMERICAN MAGAZINE OF JAZZ) June 1947 

Gordon Gullickson (Editor, Publisher), Ernest Borneman (Associate), John Ball, Jr., and Edward Hill (Classical Department), 

Bill Gottlieb (photography), George Greenfield (Circulation Manager), William Grauer, Jr., (Commercial Advertising Manager); 

Don Anderson and Gene Deitch (Art Department), Irving L. Jacobs (Research Department), 

Published every month at 1219 Wisconsin Ave., Washington 7, D.C. Copyright, 1947 

Commercial Advertising Address: William Grauer, Jr., The Record Changer , 170 Claremont Ave. New York 27, NY 

 

Buzzin’ ‘Round with Bill Gottlieb (photo by the author) 

A Style and A Memory by Nesuhi Ertegun (reprinted from April 1943, Record Changer) 

Farewell to Basin Street by Sterling A. Brown (reprinted from December 1944, Record Changer) 

Tony Jackson by R. J. Carew (reprinted from February 1943, Record Changer) 

Jazz on Records by John Lucas (Best Jazz; December 1946 – June 1947) 

“Storyville” New Movie to Show Real History of Jazz by Gene Deitch 

Rex Stewart as I Know by Charles Wilford 

Cardonia by Jazzbo Brown; Hugues Panassie, Robert Goffin, P. E. Millere,Neshi Ertigun, Bill Golburn, Dave Dexter 

Farrago 9 by Edward Hill 

 

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Century Record Company (737 Fox Street Bronx 55, NY) (reissue) 

   3001 Dixieland Thumpers; Weary Way Blues/ There’ll Comes A Day 

   3004 Jelly Roll Morton & His Orch.; Muddy Water Blues/ Big Fat Mama 

   3008 King Oliver & His Creole Band; Alligator Hop/ Krooked Blues 

   3011 King Oliver & His Jazz Band; Southern Stomp, J.C. Johnson & His Five Hot Sparks; Red Hot Hottentot 

The Record Changer (1425 Hopkins St., N.W., Washington 7, DC) 

   Index to Jazz, Volume Three by Orin Blackstone 

   Back Issues for Sale (38 sets of Record Changer) $10.00 from August 1942 through December 1946 

   The Little Discography by William H. Miller, Melbourne, Australia 

Muse Photos (90-01 193 St. Hollis 7, NYC): Jazz Photos by Bill Gottlieb 

Jazz Man Record Shop (6420 Santa Monica Blvd. Hollywood 38, California) 

   Johnny Wittwer 

   JM-18 Ragged but Right/ Aunt Hagar’s Blues 

   JM-19 Ace in the Hole/ Two Kinds of People 

   JM-20 Ragtime Nightingale/ Bill Bailey 

RECORD CHANGER (THE AMERICAN MAGAZINE OF JAZZ) August 1947 (NEW)

Editorial Offices (6420 Santa Monica Blvd, Hollywood 38, California)

Nesuhi Ertegun (editor), Charles Richards (assistant editor), Gene Deitch (art editor), George S. Fletcher (staff photographer), 

Ernest Borneman, Jim Higgins (contributing editor) 

Publishing Offices (1219 Wisconsin Avenue, Washington 7, DC) 

Gordon Gullickson (publisher), George A. Greenfield (circulation manager), William Grauer Jr. (advertising manager), 

Jacob S. Schneider (legal department)

Published Monthly at 1219 Wisconsin Ave. Washington 7, DC. Copyright 1947 by Gordon Gullickson. 

Commercial advertising: William Grauer, Jr., the Record Changer, 170 Claremont Ave., New York 27, NY 

 

Jazz Parade: Carnival in New Orleans by Record Changer 

Let Me Take This Chorus by Gordon Gullickson 

Minor Hall Speaks by Alice Finley 

The Anthropologist Looks Back by Ernest Borneman 

Dixieland Piano by J. Russell Robinson, as told to Ralph Auf Der Heider 

Records Noted by Jim Higgins 

   Fats Waller (RCA re-issues): 

     S’posin’/ Darktown Strutters’ Ball, You Stayed Away Too Long/ There’ll Be some Changes Made,

     Oooh, Look-A-There Ain’t She Pretty/ You’re Not the Only Oyster in the Stew, 

     Everybody Loves My Baby/ Squeeze Me, Meanest Thing You Ever Did Was Kiss Me/ I Used to Love You 

   Kid Ory (Columbia Set C-126): 

     Tiger Rag/ Bucket Got A Hole in It, Joshua Fit De Battle of Jericho/ Eh! Las Bas, 

     Bill Bailey Won’t You Lease Come Hoe/ Creole Bo-Bo, Farewell to Storyville/ The World’s Jazz Crazy, 

     Lawdy So Am I, 

   Dan Burley (Circle album S-3):

     South Side Shake/ Dusty Bottom, Big Cat, Little Cat, Lakefront Blues/ Shotgun House Rag 

   Art Hodes’ Hot Five: (Blue Note album 103) 

     Save It Pretty Mama/ Darktown Strutters’ Ball, Shine/ Memphis, 

     St. James Infirmary/ Way Down Yonder in New Orleans 

   Lu Watters (West Coast 109, 110, 111) 

     1919 Rag/ Ostrich Walk,Pineapple Rag/ Minstrels of Annie Street, Friendless Blues/ I’m Goin’ Huntin’ Esquire’s

      All American Hot Jazz (Victor Hot Jazz Album 10) 

     Blow Me Down/ Rockabye River, Jivin’ with Jarvis/ Buckin’ the Blues, Indian Summer/ 

     Sugar, I Cried for You/ Indiana Winter 

   Mezz Mezzrow (King Jazz 146); 

     Really the Blues (parts I & II), Knocky – Knocky! By Charles Richards 

 

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Jazz Man Record Shop (6420 Santa Monica Blvd. Hollywood 38, California) For Cats of Distinction …

Blue Note (767 Lexington Ave. New York 21, NY) 

   Art Hodes’ Hot Five 10”)

   531 Save It Pretty Mama/ Darktown Strutters’ Ball 

   532 Shine/ Memphis Blues 

   533 St. James Infirmary/ Way Down Yonder in New Orleans 

The Record Changer (1219 Wisconsin Ave. Washington 7, DC) 

   Index to Jazz, Volume Three by Orin Blackstone 

Century Record Company (737 Fox Street Bronx 55, NY) (reissue) 

   3013 Henry Brown: Deep Morgan Blues/ Eastern Chimes Blues 

   3015 Will Ezell: Pitchin’ Boogie/ Just Can’t Stay Here 

   3019 Cow Cow Davenport: Chimes blues/ Slow Drag 

   4000 Jelly Roll Morton: Dead Man Blues; Cliff Jackson: Hock Shop Blues 

   4001 James P. Johnson: Make Me A Pallet on the Floor; Fats Waller: 18th Street Strut 

AM Records (704 Lewis Street Canton, Missouri) 

   Bunk Johnson 

    No. 517 Where the River Shannon Flows/ When the Moon Comes Over the Mt. 

    No. 518 Ja-Da/ Poor Butterfly 

    George Hornby 

    No. 521 Jesus Gave Me a Little Light/ Bye and Bye 

    No. 522 I Know It Was the Blood/ My Soul Loves Jesus 

RECORD CHANGER (THE AMERICAN MAGAZINE OF JAZZ) November 1947 

Editorial Offices (6420 Santa Monica Blvd, Hollywood 38, California)

Nesuhi Ertegun (editor), Charles Richards, Ralph Auf der Heide (assistant editor), Gene Deitch (art editor), Ernest Borneman, Jim Higgins (contributing editor) George S. Fletcher (staff photographer), 

Publishing Offices (1219 Wisconsin Avenue, Washington 7, DC) 

Gordon Gullickson (publisher), George A. Greenfield (circulation manager), William Grauer Jr. (advertising manager), 

Jacob S. Schneider (legal department)

Published Monthly at 1219 Wisconsin Ave. Washington 7, DC. Copyright 1947 by Gordon Gullickson. 

Commercial advertising: William Grauer, Jr., the Record Changer, 170 Claremont Ave., New York 27, NY 

 

Jazz Parade by The Record Changer 

Let Me Take This Chorus by George Gullickson 

What Did Ory Say, Stenograph notes by Jane Greenough 

Records Noes by James Higgins

   Ernestine B. Washington (Disc Album 712) 

     God’s Amazing Grace/ Where Could I Go but to the Lord 

     Does Jesus Care/ The Lord Will Make a Why Somehow 

   Louis Armstrong (Columbia set C-139) 

     Savoy Blues/ Put ‘Em Down Blues, Once in a While/ Struttin’ with Some Barbecue 

     Got No Blues/I’m Not Rough, Ory’s Creole Trombone/ I’m Not Rough 

   Folk Music of Haiti (Disc album 142) eight sides 

   Cisco Huston (Disc album 608) 

     Roving Gambler/ Philadelphia Lawyer, Oh, Willy My Darling/ Tying a Knot in the Devil’s Tail 

   Drunker Rat/ Blue Yodel No. 2 

Jazz LDT. (11 East Grand Ave. Chicago, Illinois) by John Lucas 

The Development of Awareness of Popular Jazz Music in the Individual by Raoul de la Bruyere 

Duke Ellington at Hollywood Bowl by Albert S. Otto 

Fiddlers and Such by Edward Hill 

 

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Jazz Man Record Shop (6420 Santa Monica Blvd. Hollywood 38, California) “Gad! And with the original cobwebs still intact!” …

Century Record Company (737 Fox Street Bronx 55, NY) (reissue) 

   3022 Alice Moore (vcl): Prison Blues/ My Man Blues 

   3023 Dixie Four: Kentucky Stomp/ St. Louis Man 

   3024 Dixie Four: Five O’Clock Stomp/ South Side Stomp 

   3025 Blind Leroy Garnett: Louisiana Glide/ Chain ‘Em Down 

The Record Changer (1219 Wisconsin Ave. Washington 7, DC) 

   Index to Jazz, Volume Three by Orin Blackstone 

Columbia Records: Hot Jazz Classics Re-Issues 

   Louis Armstrong

     C-28 Eight of Louis’ Finest All-Around Favorites 

     C-57 The Cream of the Earliest Hot Five 

     C-73 Louis and Earl Hines at Their Best Band 

   The Condon Story 

     C-43 With Frank Tescheacher and Original “Chicagoans” 

     C-40 Bud Freeman’s All Star with Teagarden and Pee Wee Russell 

   The Fabulous Dorseys 

     C-51 Jimmy and Tommy with bunny Berigan and Their Original Band 

   The Swing Revival 

     C-44 The Album That Put Boogie-Woogie on the Map to Stay 

     C-61 Teddy Wilson and Billie Holiday in Their Finest Form 

   The Great Brassmen 

     C-46 Hot Trombones – Jimmy Harrison to Higginbotham and Back Again 

     C-66 Hot Trumpets, with Bix, Muggsy, Louis and Five Other All-Timers