London : ASV, c1998.
1 sound disc (77 min., 27 sec.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Compiler, Ray Crick ; notes by Peter Dempsey.
Original recordings from 1919 through 1929 remastered for compact disc.
"All at no.1 for 5 weeks+ ; the original hits with the original artists"--Container.
Dardanella (Ben Selvin & his Orchestra) -- Swanee (Al Jolson) -- When my baby smiles at me (Ted Lewis & his Band) -- Whispering (Paul Whiteman & his Orchestra) -- Wabash blues (Isham Jones & his Orchestra) -- April showers (Al Jolson) -- Three o'clock in the morning (Paul Whiteman & his Orchestra) -- Yes! we have no bananas (Billy Jones) -- It ain't gonna rain no mo' (Wendell Hall) -- Somebody stole my gal (Ted Weems & his Orchestra) -- I'll see you in my dreams (Isham Jones & the Ray Miller Orchestra) -- The prisoner's song (Vernon Dalhart) -- Sweet Georgia Brown (Ben Bernie & his Hotel Roosevelt Orchestra) -- If you knew Susie (Eddie Cantor) -- Who? (George Olsen & his Orchestra) -- Valencia (Paul Whiteman & his Orchestra) -- Some of these days (Sophie Tucker) -- In a little Spanish town (Paul Whiteman & his Orchestra) -- My blue heaven (Gene Austin) -- Charmaine (Guy Lombardo & his Royal Canadians) -- Ramona (Gene Austin) -- Sonny boy (Al Jolson) -- Carolina moon (Gene Austin) -- Honey (Rudy Vallée & his Connecticut Yankees) -- Tip-toe through the tulips (Nick Lucas).
Chart-toppers of the 20s
CD AJA 5292 ASV