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Thank you very much.

Malcolm Smith.

On Oct 31, 2009, at 2:28 PM, Thomas Stern wrote:

> http://home.comcast.net/~gullcity/elsiehouston/Houston.html
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> [mailto:[log in to unmask]]On Behalf Of Malcolm Smith
> Sent: Saturday, October 31, 2009 11:01 AM
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> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Elsie Houston
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> 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.
>
> Malcolm Smith
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> On Oct 30, 2009, at 6:28 PM, Dick Spottswood wrote:
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>> It's for John Cowley, who craves detail for its own sake.  Who can
>> blame
>> him?
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>> Steven Smolian <[log in to unmask]>
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>> Re: [ARSCLIST] Elsie Houston
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>> I don't know of any-
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>> She made earlier record (s?) for HMV and also for Liberty.  I don't
>> recall
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>> Victors other than those you list, same ones I have.  Sounds like you
>> could
>> use that 10" set.  Alas, I no got dat.
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>> Sounds like you got dat.  Get well so you can go for your flu
>> shot.  Well-
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>> just get well.
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>> Steve
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>> Steve
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>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Dick Spottswood" <[log in to unmask]>
>> To: <[log in to unmask]>
>> Sent: Friday, October 30, 2009 8:20 PM
>> Subject: [ARSCLIST] Elsie Houston
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>>> Has anyone published a discography of her prewar HMV/RCA discs?
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>>> Dick
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