> I've been doing some research on the later career of
> the Trinidadian calypsonian "Lord Caresser" (Rufus Callender,
> 1910-1976), who recorded mainly for Decca (and a bit for Bluebird)
> in the 1930s and 40s. In a self-published promotional booklet,
> he makes reference to an early 1950s trip to Europe on which he
> supposedly recorded for the Swedish jazz label "Sonora."
I first searched here:
Click on Skivbolag = Record labels left hand side just below the Sonora
Swing turning black/yellow label,
Click on S
Then click on Sonora.
But nothing there that I could find.
But searching the Swedish Media Database I found this:
It tells that there is indeed a 10" 78 rpm disk recorded on the Sonora Label
recorded 24th February 1949.
But it was never released being just a test recording but the Swedish Media
Database do have 3 samples of this never released test pressing.
78 rpm disk EB67-5347
Total units available: 1
Record number Sonora : Testdisk 7331 B, Testdisk 7332 A
Archive number: EB67-5347
There is also another test disk sample 2 having archive number EB67-5348
presumably with the same content.
And thirdly another 78 rpm 10" disk from outside source carrying the number
SE-23648 with what seems to be the same content.
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