--- In RedHotJazz@yahoogroups.com
, "Mike Amato" <vintagetenor@...> wrote:
> Hi All,
> Does anyone out there know whether a discography in existence that
> lists all the known recordings of all the known popular songs (Tin Pan
> Alley, show tunes, movie tunes, etc.) as well as jazz tunes, say, from
> the 1890s - 1920s? What I'm envisioning would include all known jazz,
> dance band and vocal recordings as well. It would be basically a song
> list with the known recordings for each one included. Does such a
> discography exist?
> There is mini a list of jazz recordings in my edition of Rust's "Jazz
> Records", but I'd like something that would have a much greater scope.
> It would undoubtedly comprise many print volumes.
Over on the Dixielandjazz Mailing List, many of the members refer to
just such a discography...searchable by tune name, artist, or a
combination thereof. It's not in print, it's a bit of software, and
subject to periodic updates. I cannot recall the name, but if you
search the DJML archives
you might find a
link or reference.