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More recordings from the collection of the author


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Oooh! Look-A There, Ain't She Pretty?

From RCA-Victor 20-2218-A in "E" condition, Matrix number 98896-1, recorded in New York on 1 February 1936. [New restoration Sept 2015, 4.1 MB download]



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"Magic Key of RCA" broadcast
9 August 1936

Complete Fats Waller segment, including announcer comments by Ben Grauer, from the original NBC 16-inch acetate. For sound comparison I've included two short snippets from the 1960s Lp "Palm 13" and a 1980s Radiola CD [7.9 MB]

 



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"Millions For Defence"
16 December 1941

Rex Ingram introduces Fats on this extract from an hour long Treasury Hour, Millions For Defence broadcast from the NBC studios, New York City. Unissued on Lp/CD [2 MB]



I Ain't Got Nobody
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I Ain't Got Nobody

Pipe organ solo, Matrix 40094-2, recorded 1 December 1927, from a vinyl test pressing. For more recordings from this period see the home page under "Latest News." [2.9 MB]