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Re: [RedHotJazz] Dixie Washboard Band - Shake That Thing

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  • Nick Dellow
    Dear Howard, Alan and Nigel, Many thanks for your comments regarding Shake That Thing . Your help is much appreciated. From what you report, it seems highly
    Message 1 of 6 , Jan 3, 2011
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      Dear Howard, Alan and Nigel,

      Many thanks for your comments regarding "Shake That Thing". Your help is
      much appreciated. From what you report, it seems highly likely that this
      side was never issued.


      Nick


      On 2 January 2011 15:31, ALAN BOND <alan_bond@...> wrote:

      >
      >
      > Hi Howard,
      > I'm with you on this one. The evidence that this
      > particular side was ever issued at all is very sketchy and it is only
      > mentioned in one particular issue of a magazine. For this reason BALR has
      > attached a question mark in 'Jazz Records'. Unless a copy comes to light I
      > think we can safely say that it is unlikely to have been issued at all.
      > TTFN - 007
      >
      > --- On Sun, 2/1/11, Howard Rye <howard@...<howard%40coppermill.demon.co.uk>>
      > wrote:
      >
      > From: Howard Rye <howard@...<howard%40coppermill.demon.co.uk>
      > >
      > Subject: Re: [RedHotJazz] Dixie Washboard Band - Shake That Thing
      > To: "red hot jazz" <RedHotJazz@yahoogroups.com<RedHotJazz%40yahoogroups.com>
      > >
      > Date: Sunday, 2 January, 2011, 14:44
      >
      >
      > I expect you know this, Nick, but the source of the listing of Domino 3671
      > is a bulletin listing in Phonograph & Talking Machine News, 15 March 1926.
      > The listing is not based on anyone ever having seen the record which could
      > easily have been cancelled before issue.
      >
      > The Banner and Regal issues noted by Nigel Burlinson from the Plaza-ARC
      > discography have never come to the attention of jazz discographers. I
      > wonder
      > where they come from. I am always fearful of deductions based on the
      > (false)
      > theory that all co-issues that might exist actually do exist.
      >
      > on 02/01/2011 12:33, Nick Dellow at nick.dellow@...<nick.dellow%40gmail.com>wrote:
      >
      > > Frog Records will be releasing "Clarence Williams � Gimme Blues" (DGF 75)
      > in
      > > the near future. We would like to include "Shake That Thing" by the Dixie
      > > Washboard Band, which would result in all the band's recordings being
      > > reissued for the first time, but unfortunately this side is proving to be
      > > somewhat elusive! According to Rust, it was released on Domino 3671, with
      > > "Wait Till You See My Baby Do The Charleston" on the reverse. However,
      > the
      > > only known issued master pressing of the latter side is to be found on
      > > Oriole 565 not the Domino (the other side of Oriole 565 is a Sam Lanin
      > > recording!). Moreover, Rust does not list a take number for "Shake That
      > > Thing", providing instead a question mark next to the matrix number
      > > (6432-?). Was Domino 3671 ever actually issued, or is it simply
      > phenomenally
      > > rare?! I know this is a long shot, but does anyone out there own a copy
      > of
      > > Domino 3671 or have a clean transfer of "Shake That Thing" that we could
      > > use?
      > >
      > >
      > > Best wishes for 2011,
      > >
      > >
      > > Nick
      > >
      > >
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