Liberty Music Shop label had two singles by Elsie Houston:
L-232 Elsie Houston - circa 1938
1757 Jongo - Brazilian Magic song (with Jose Garcia,bongo)
1758 Fado - Portuguese love song (with Augusto Mesquita,guitar)
L-263 Elsie Houston with Cy Walter(p).July 7,1939
R 163-1 Mon ami
R 164-1 The cherry tree
info courtesy Jack Raymond (as listed in his "The Numerical LIst of
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Le 2 nov. 09 à 04:48, Steven C. Barr a écrit :
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Malcolm Smith"
> <[log in to unmask]>
>> What most of us are familiar with of this truly wonderful unique
>> singer is an RCA LP issued in the fifties. The LP had Houston on
>> one side and other material on the other side. At a meeting of
>> the NY Gramaphone society, her accompanist gave a program at
>> which he played the test pressings of the recordings that RCA
>> didn't put on the LP. If they had, they would have filled the
>> second side. I wondered at the time why they were not published.
>> I also have one of the 78s put out by Liberty Music Store. It's
>> quite different and quite wonderful. I wish I had the rest of
>> them. It's my understanding that she committed suicide at about
>> that time. Perhaps someone has more information. A very sad loss.
> There was a "Liberty Music Shop" label in the late thirties and into
> the forties! They issued British sides. The label is listed in "Record
> Research," btw...?!
> Steven C. Barr