2 sound discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Big band music, in part with vocals.
Contains previously released material.
Program notes by Brian Rust and discographical information ( p. : ill.) inserted in container.
disc 1. Somebody stole my gal -- Nine O'Clock Sal -- Blue Rose -- I'm all broken up over you -- Big boy! -- Savannah (The Georgianna blues) -- Red Nose Pete -- Traveling blues (An indigo wail) -- If I ever cry (you'll never know) -- Siberia -- Oh! If I only had you -- She belongs to me -- My cutey's due at two to-two to-day -- That's my girl -- I'm going to park myself in your arms -- Chick, chick, chick, chick, chicken (lay a little egg for me) -- She's got "it" -- Miss Annabelle Lee (who's wonderful, who's marvellous) -- Marvellous -- She'll never find a fellow like me (previously unreleased) -- From Saturday night 'till Monday morning -- Cobble stones -- Everybody loves my girl -- He's tall and dark and handsome -- Nothin' on my mind (but the moonlight, and the starlight and you) --
disc 2. Who wouldn't be blue? -- (You're just a great big) Baby doll -- If you want the rainbow (you must have the rain) -- Come on, baby! -- Found you "out" when I found you "in" somebody else's arms -- You're the cream in my coffee -- Me and the man in the room -- My troubles are over -- Sophomore prom -- I don't want your kisses (if I can't have your love) -- Good morning, good evening, good night -- What a day! -- Piccolo Pete -- Miss Wonderful -- Remarkable girl -- Harmonica Harry -- The man from the South (with a big cigar in his mouth) -- Talk of the town -- Collegiate love -- Mysterious Mose -- Slappin' the bass -- Washing my dishes (with my sweetie) -- Sing (a happy little thing) -- You never did that before (previously unreleased) -- A girl friend of a boy friend of mine.
Ted Weems, leader, trombone ; with, variously: Art Weems, Paul Creedon, Hi L. Wynne, Carl Agee, Merrill Connor, trumpet ; Charles Stenroos, Carl Workman, Henry Turner, trombone ; Norman Nugent, Francis Buggy, Thales Taylor, clarinet, saxophone ; Walter Livingston, bass clarinet, saxophone ; Dick Cunliffe, bass clarinet, saxophone, peck horn, goofus, piccolo ; Thomas Parker Gibbs, saxophone ; Charles Gaylord, violin ; Reuel Kenyon, Dewey Bergman, piano ; John Roger O'Brien, piano, celeste ; Weston Vaughan, Mark Fisher, Bill Comfort, Morton Parker, banjo ; Arthur Jarrett, banjo, guitar ; George Barth, bass saxophone ; Louis Terman, Sam Oliver, Joe "Country" Washburne, brass bass ; Cecil Richardson, Dusty Roads, Ormand Downes, drums ; Dudley Fosdick, mellophone ; Eddie King, director ; various orchestra members, vocals.
Recorded Nov. 1923-July 1, 1930, chiefly in Camden, N.J.; CD 2, tracks 16-22, recorded in Chicago, Ill.