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Re: recent King Oliver CDs from Frog

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  • Gerard J. Fitzpatrick
    Dan: The cause was cancer. Of the many obituaries available, this one from the Telegraph is especially interesting:
    Message 1 of 5 , Aug 5, 2008
      Dan:

      The cause was cancer. Of the many obituaries available, this one from
      the Telegraph is especially interesting:

      http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/obituaries/1462803/John-R-T-
      Davies.html

      Gerard J. Fitzpatrick


      --- In RedHotJazz@yahoogroups.com, Dan Van Landingham
      <danvanlandingham@...> wrote:
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      > I had read some time ago that John R.T. Davies had  died.What was
      the cause of his death.
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      > --- On Tue, 8/5/08, Gerard J. Fitzpatrick <gfitzpatrick@...> wrote:
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      > From: Gerard J. Fitzpatrick <gfitzpatrick@...>
      > Subject: [RedHotJazz] recent King Oliver CDs from Frog
      > To: RedHotJazz@yahoogroups.com
      > Date: Tuesday, August 5, 2008, 11:12 AM
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      > Can anyone tell me how the 2 recent Frog cd's of King Oliver's
      Victor
      > recordings differ from the earlier 2-CD release of this material by
      > JSP? I have the JSP set, which was mastered by John R.T. Davies.
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      > name is listed by allmusic.com for "transfers" on the 2 Frogs but
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      > Kendall is listed for "remastering. " Is there much difference in
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      > quality? Similarly, how does Frog's "King Oliver: Blues Singers and
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      > Bands on Okeh, 1924-1929" differ from earlier releases of this
      material
      > on JSP's 4-CD Lang-Venuti collection or the 3 CD's of Clarence
      > Williams's material by Collectors Classics? Many thanks.
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      > Gerard J. Fitzpatrick
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