Contemporary Records Discography Project includes session indexes Debut Records Discography Project includes session indexes ------------. Staff producer 1919—2008 worked for Decca for over 40 years and played a significant role in its success in the popular field from the 1950s to the late 1970s. With most competitors not using stereo until 1957, the new technique was a distinctive feature of Decca. His skill, coupled with Decca engineering, took Decca into the first flight of recording companies. The British label was renowned for its development of recording methods, while the American company developed the concept of in the musical genre.
New Old Stock arms rapidly sold out by 2008 as vintage hifi enthusiasts sought them for refurbishment projects. They settled in Chicago where young Rosetta encountered the music that migrants had brought with them — blues from the Mississippi delta and jazz from New Orleans. She was the biggest selling female country artist of the 1960s and 70s. In 2017, Universal Music revived Decca's American classical music arm as Decca Gold under the management of. It enabled recordings to play for up to half an hour without a break, compared with the 3 to 5 minutes playing time of the existing records. As late as 1944, 4-digit numbers were still used, but somewhat later the series was terminated. In 1960, she signed directly with Decca.
In late 1934, a United States branch of Decca was launched. Dick Rowe was judging a talent contest with , and Harrison mentioned to him that he should take a look at the Stones, whom he had just seen live for the first time a couple of weeks earlier. Many artists and writers were never paid for work done, or even knew that the material was out there. Another sub-label, called The Futurist Label, was created to release and albums. Critics regularly commented on the startling realism of the new Decca recordings. New York : Greenwood Press, 1991.
Mendl's other productions included the first album by humorist , Who Tore Your Trousers? While Decca's early ffrr releases on 78-rpm discs had some noticeable surface noise, which diminished the effects of the high fidelity sound, the introduction of long-playing records in 1949 made better use of the new technology and set an industry standard that was quickly imitated by Decca's competitors. Contents: pages quite generously creased. The catalog was acquired from the remnants of in 1985. So much for the 'history' of the label - now we move to what Decca did in order to control all that material. After the start of the new century, Decca became actively involved in pioneering a new generation of high-resolution and multi-channel recordings, including and formats. Today, Decca is a leading label for both classical music and Broadway scores although it is branching out into pop music from established recording stars: in 2007 its by reached No.
In the 1950s the American Decca studios were located in the in New York City. Decca Records catalogue up to and including March 1949. The original A udiophile discography. The 3-disc 1929 recording of 's , arising from the Delius Festival that year, suffered by being crammed onto six sides, being indifferently recorded and expensive; following issue in July they were already withdrawn by October the same year. It is against our company policy for an employee to accept any form of compensation in return for submitting music to one of our companies. The pre-war classical repertoire on Decca was not extensive, but was select. Decca also bought out the and Edison Bell record companies.
Doyle Wilburn negotiated a recording contract for , who signed to Decca in 1961 and remained with the label for over 25 years. A Gilbert and Sullivan Discography. Putting the Record Straight:the autobiography of John Culshaw. British Decca had several missed opportunities. Works given their recorded premiere included pieces by , , , , , , , , , , and. Rowe saw the Stones, and quickly signed them to a contract.
American Decca shut down its classical music department in 1971. Today Decca makes fewer major classical recordings, but still has a full roster of stars, including and. Archived from on 7 August 2007. H Orchestra, Mal Hallett, Harmonizing Four of Richmond, Phil Harris, Hastings Orchestra, Hastings Municipal Orchestra, Top Hatters Trio, Coleman Hawkins, Helen Hayes, Eddy Hazelwood, Fletcher Henderson, Milt Herth, Little Donna Hightower, Earl Hines, Fred Hillebrand, Billie Holiday, Hoosier Hot Shots, Claude Hopkins, Lightening Hopkins, Bob Howard, Helen Humes, Alberta Hunter, Richard Huey, Salty Holmes, Smilin' Eddie Hill, Tony Hollins, The Honeydippers, Claude Hopkins, Lena Horne, Bob Howard, Tex Howard, Spike Hughes, Jack Hylton, I The Ink Spots, Autry Inman, Andy Iona's Islanders, Italian National Military Band, J James Quintet, Jerry and Sky, Buddy Johnson, Joshua Johnson, Lem Johnson, Lonnie Johnson, Pete Johnson Trio, Porter Johns, Prof. Condition: Used, Condition: Has some corner and edge wear.
Decca logo used on classical music releases Until 1947, American Decca issued British Decca classical music recordings. The enormous success of this album was followed by original cast recordings of and 's , both featuring members of the original casts of the shows and utilizing those shows' vocal and choral arrangements. There was a shrinking demand for mono, but still enough to make the issues lucrative. Hitherto, the practice had been to put microphones in front of the performers and simply record what they performed. Then in January 1933, Decca bought Edison Bell; earlier it had bought English Vocalion. British Decca recorded high fidelity versions of all the symphonies of except for the ninth, under the personal supervision of the composer, with and the.
Nice one for your collection. The Decca labels : a discography. At six years old, her mother left her father to be a traveling evangelist and together they joined the exodus of poor black southerners heading north. The subsidiary label Coral used numbers in the 60000s, and Brunswick Records used the 50000s. Overall a good condition item. That company was eventually renamed the Decca Gramophone Co. Today, Decca is a leading label for both classical music and Broadway scores.
The original Street Survivors cover had a picture of the band members surrounded by flames, but this was quickly substituted for a revised design without flames. Throughout the next two decades, the singer, songwriter and electrifying guitarist was incredibly prolific, touring incessantly and releasing a steady stream of 78s and 45s consisting of some of her most immensely popular and influential songs. The album was released in October 1977, just prior to a tragic in rural Mississippi in which members of the group were either killed or severely injured. About this Item: London: The Decca Record Company Ltd. Afterwards, British Decca took over distribution through its new American subsidiary.