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Hi Dave:

I mis-typed, it's a 3-CD set:
http://www.amazon.com/Riverside-History-Classic-Various-Artists/dp/B000000ZG2/tomslinx

Given the low price, I'd say it's a domestic CD.

Is this something different from the original LP albums?

-- Tom Fine

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "David Lewis" <[log in to unmask]>
To: <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Tuesday, October 02, 2012 2:45 PM
Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Japanese 1-CD reissue of "Riverside History of Classic Jazz"


> Tom,
>
> The Riverside History of Classic Jazz, as far as I know, was never issued
> on a domestic CD collection. And that's a pity; OJC should've done it. It
> wasn't like no one was asking for it.
> The LP sets are rather scarce. I had one and no longer do now, but this
> listing looks to me the same as what the 4-LP set contained. Check in
> Worldcat for the LP set and you should
> find out whether or not they left anything off.
>
> UD
>
> On Tue, Oct 2, 2012 at 2:09 PM, Tom Fine <[log in to unmask]>wrote:
>
>> Does anyone have any information about the single-CD Japanese (JVC, I
>> think) reissue of material from the Riverside History of Classic Jazz (a
>> 4-CD set in the US)? Based on how many tunes are not present in my library
>> from other compilations, it appears that Japanese producer Shoichi Yui
>> chose to gather all the super-rare/obscure sides from Riverside's
>> multi-album master tapes and put out 1 CD. Unfortunately, all booklet notes
>> are in Japanese so I can't tell you anything except the song titles and
>> discographical info in the CD booklet.
>>
>> The following is sourced here
>> http://www.stevehoffman.tv/**forums/archive/index.php/t-**163854-p-10.html<http://www.stevehoffman.tv/forums/archive/index.php/t-163854-p-10.html>
>>
>> ------------------------------**----------------
>> [JVC] VDJ-1575 Various Artists - Riverside History of Classic Jazz
>> (Riverside)
>> - Compiled by Shoichi Yui
>>
>> In The Beginning
>> 1. Street Cries Of Charlton/Rythmic Chants of Southern Negro Street
>> Vendors - South Carolina, 1930's,
>> 2. I'm Going To Heaven If It Takes My Life/Rev. J.M. Gates and
>> Congregation - New York City, December 13, 1926,
>> 3. I've Got The Blues For Rampart Street/Ida Cox - Chicago, Summer 1923,
>> 4. Big Bill Blues/Big Bill Broozny - Richmond, Indiana, June 9, 1932,
>>
>> Ragtime & New Orleans Style
>> 5. The Cascades/Scott Joplin - pre-1920's
>> 6. Perfect Rag/Jelly Roll Morton - Richmond, Indiana, June 9, 1924
>> 7. The Pearls/Jelly Roll Morton - Richmond, Indiana, July 18, 1923
>> 8. Froggie Moore/King Oliver's Creole Jazz Band - Richmond, Indiana, April
>> 6, 1923
>>
>> The Chicago Scene
>> 9. Memphis Maybe Man/Doc Cook's Dreamland Orchestra - Richmond, Indiana,
>> January, 21, 1924
>> 10. Mama Stayed Out/Barrelhouse Five - Chicago, 1928
>> 11. The Fives/Jimmy Yancey - Chicago, 1939
>> 12. Lone Star Blues/Pete Johnson - New York City, April 1938
>> 13. Royal Garden Blues/The Wolverines - Richmond, Indiana, June 20, 1924
>> 14. Friars Point Shuffle/Jungle Kings - Chicago, November, 1927
>>
>> The New York Scene
>> 15. Harlem Strut/James P. Johnson - New York City, May 1921
>> 16. Cake Walking Babies From Home/Red Onion Jazz Babies - New York City,
>> December, 11, 1924
>> 17. Stampede/Red and Miff's Stompers - New York City, early 1927
>> 18. Eccentric/Wild Bill Davison - New York City, July 26, 1947
>> 19. Muskrat Ramble/Muggsy Spanier - New York City, April 5, 1947
>> 20. Hop Off/Fletcher Henderson Orchestra - New York City, October, 1927
>> 21. Rainy Nights/Duke Ellington's Washingtonians - New York City, 1926
>>
>> New Orleans Revival
>> 22. Make Me A Pallet On The Floor/Bunk Johnson - New Orleans, February 2,
>> 1945
>> 23. Wearly Blues/Kid Ory - Hollywood, California, August 16, 1947
>> 24. Antigua Blues/Lu Watter's Yerba Buena Jazz Band - San Francisco,
>> August 16, 1947
>>
>> This is according to "Riverside Jazz Records" by Shinjiro Furusho and
>> "Jazz Records" by J.G. Jepson
>>
>> ------------------------------**-----
>>
>> Thanks in advance for any insights/information about this project. It
>> seems to be more than a "best of" single-cd except. It seems like Yui
>> picked out specific sides that were not in print elsewhere on CD at the
>> time.
>>
>> -- Tom Fine
>>
>