A tip for those who don't own Dick's discography. It's included in Google
Books. If you search "three vagrants" and spottswood in Google, you'll get
an option to see entries in Google Book Search. Sometimes Google Books is
required to blank out part of a page. Not in this case.
On 7/13/06, Dick Spottswood <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> EMOR (p. 579) has a discography. Somewhere I remember reading that
> accordionist Frank Lucanese was Nick Lucas' older brother.
> ----- Forwarded by Dick Spottswood/dick/AmericanU on 07/13/2006 07:20 AM
> David Seubert <[log in to unmask]>
> Sent by: Association for Recorded Sound Discussion List <[log in to unmask]>
> 07/12/2006 06:46 PM
> Please respond to
> Association for Recorded Sound Discussion List <[log in to unmask]>
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> [ARSCLIST] Three Vagrants on Victor
> I have a patron that is trying to track down recordings of and
> information on the Three Vagrants, a group (accordion, guitar, clarinet)
> that recorded for Victor and Edison in the teens and 20s. His
> grandparents were in the group and he is on sabbatical and is beginning
> some research on the group.
> We tracked down the Edison discs fairly easily, but the Victors (and HMV
> pressings) are pretty elusive. If anybody can help him locate these in
> private or institutional collections, he'd like to obtain copies.
> Here's the Victors we've identified, followed by HMV face numbers:
> 69341 (7-58022, 7-58023)
> 69402 (7-58024, 7-58025)
> 69403 (7-58026, 7-58027)
> 73101 (7-58034)
> 73156 (7-58028, 7-58029)
> 72212 (7-58030, 7-58031)
> 72378 (7-58032, 7-58033) (Syracuse has the Victor)
> 73531 (7-58043) (LC has the Victor)
> He'd also like to find any printed documentation (he has a scrapbook
> already) but if anybody has leads on printed materials, he'd appreciate
> any assistance.
> Please contact Richard Harris directly at [log in to unmask]
> if you are able to assist.
> David Seubert