Victor ("His Master’s Voice" imprint)

~ Label

Annotation

One of the oldest labels, Victor also is remarkable for it never produced cylinders but directly bet on discs.
As such, it was involved in the early lawsuits from which it eventually emerged as a winner, buying both Zonophone and the remains of Berliner Gramophone.

The Victor Talking Machine Company which controlled the Victor Records imprint was sold to the Radio Corporation of America in 1929, later to be renamed into RCA Victor.

Victor had a policy barring artists under exclusive contract from appearing on the radio. This policy was dropped in 1925.

Annotation last modified on 2008-09-09 17:34 UTC.

Releases

ReleaseArtistFormatTracksCountry/DateCatalog#Barcode
Diamonds in the Rough / The Grave on the Green HillsideThe Carter Family10" Shellac2
  • US1929-12-06
40150[none]
Lonely CowboyArthur Miles10" Shellac2
  • US1929-12-06
V-40156[none]
Diving Duck Blues / The Girl I Love She Got Long Curly HairJohn Estes10" Shellac2
V-38549[none]
K.C. Moan / Memphis Yo Yo BluesMemphis Jug BandVinyl2
V-38558
If I Had You / All by Yourself in the MoonlightIrving Aaronson And His Commanders10" Shellac2
21867[none]
Kansas City Kitty / Tennessee LazyCoon-Sanders Orchestra10" Shellac2
21939
Got a Great Big Date With a Little Bitta Girl / An Old Italian Love SongCoon-Sanders Orchestra / Jean Goldkette and His Orchestra10" Shellac2
22123
Frankie and Johnnie / Everybody Does It in HawaiiJimmie RodgersVinyl2
22143
My Rough and Rowdy Ways / Tuck Away My Lonesome BluesJimmie RodgersVinyl2
22220
Lucky Me - Lovable You / Happy Days Are Here AgainLeo Reisman & His Orchestra10" Vinyl2
22221[none]
With a Song in My Heart / ThroughFranklyn BaurVinyl2
22281
If I Call You Mama / Tom Brown Sits in His Prison CellLuke JordanVinyl2
23400
Old Black Mary / Mean Old Jack Stropper BluesBessie TuckerVinyl2
38538
Just Because / Mobile County BluesNelstone’s HawaiiansVinyl2
40273
La rosarina / BrujaOrquesta Típica Victor10" Vinyl2
47233[none]
Seattle Hunch / FreakishJelly Roll Morton10" Shellac2
V-27565
Courthouse Bump / Sweet Aneta MineJelly Roll Morton’s Red Hot Peppers10" Shellac2
V-38093
Down My Way / Try Me OutJelly Roll Morton’s Red Hot Peppers10" Shellac2
V-38113
Drive Away Blues / Love Changing BluesBlind Willie McTellVinyl2
V-38580
My Little Dixie Home / That's Like It Ought to BeJelly Roll Morton Trio10" Shellac2
V-38601
Mule Get Up in the Alley / Walk Right InCannon’s Jug Stompers10" Vinyl2
V-38611
Caspian Polka / Minun kultaniMäki-Trio10" Vinyl2
V-4014
John Hardy Was a Desperate Little Man / Bring Back My Blue-Eyed Boy to MeThe Carter Family10" Shellac2
  • US1930-01-17
40190[none]
Dirty T.B. Blues / Blood Hound BluesVictoria Spivey10" Shellac2
V-38570[none]
All That I'm Asking Is Sympathy / To Be ForgottenTed Weems And His Orchestra / Wayne King And His Orchestra10" Shellac2
22236
The Homestead on the Farm / The Cyclone of RyecoveThe Carter Family10" Shellac2
  • US1930-03-07
40207[none]
Hangin' On The Garden Gate / Song Of The IslandsTed Fiorito And His Orchestra / Wayne King And His Orchestra10" Shellac2
  • US1930-03-21
22301
We Love Us / Talk of the TownCoon-Sanders Orchestra / Ted Weems and His Orchestra10" Shellac2
  • US1930-03-28
22304
Sweepin' the Clouds Away / Anytime's the Time to Fall in LoveCoon-Sanders Orchestra / Philip Spitalny and His Orchestra10" Shellac2
22346
Cocaine Habit Blues / It Won't Act RightMemphis Jug BandVinyl2
V-38620
The Peanut Vender (El Manicero) / True Love (Amor Sincero)Don Azpiazú and His Havana Casino Orchestra10" Shellac2
22483[none]
Okay, Baby / I Want a Little GirlMcKinney’s Cotton Pickers10" Shellac2
23000[none]
Georgia (On My Mind) / One Night in HavanaHoagy Carmichael and His Orchestra10" Shellac2
23013[none]
Milk Cow Blues / Street Car BluesJohn Estes10" Shellac2
  • US1930-10-10
V-38614[none]
Three Little Words / Ring Dem BellsDuke Ellington and His Orchestra10" Shellac2
  • US1930-10-24
22528[none]
Worried Man Blues / The Cannon-BallThe Carter Family10" Shellac2
  • US1930-11-07
40317[none]
Poor John Blues / Whatcha Doin’John Estes10" Shellac2
  • US1930-12-12
V-38628[none]
Fine and Dandy / Can This Be LoveVictor Arden, Phil Ohman & Their Orchestra10" Shellac2
22552[none]
La Valse de Josephine / Grosse MamaSoileau-Robin10" Shellac2
22207[none]
Molly / Alone in the RainTed Florito and His Orchestra / Coon-Sanders Orchestra10" Shellac2
22262
Congratulations / Funny, Dear, What Love Can DoNat Shilkret and The Victor Orchestra / Wayne King And His Orchestra10" Shellac2
22291
Little White Lies / Gee, but I'd Like to Make You HappyFred Waring & His PennsylvaniansVinyl2
22492
In a Window in a House in Caroline / The Waltz You Saved for MeWayne King & His OrchestraVinyl2
22575
Sing Your Way Home / Au Revoir, Pleasant DreamsRoy Smeck and His Vita Trio10" Vinyl2
  • -1930
22590[none]
Love for Sale / Where Have You BeenFred Waring & His PennsylvaniansVinyl2
22598
I'm Looking for a Little Blue Bird / Mushmouth ShuffleJelly Roll Morton’s Red Hot Peppers10" Shellac2
23004
Lazy River / Just ForgetHoagy Carmichael and His OrchestraVinyl2
23034
My Man O' War / The Man I Got Ain't the Man I WantLizzie MilesVinyl2
23281
Meningitis Blues / Jim Strainer BluesMemphis Jug BandVinyl2
23421
That'll Never Do / Fickle Fay CreepJelly Roll Morton’s Red Hot Peppers10" Shellac2
V-23019
Fussy Mabel / Pontchartrain BluesJelly Roll Morton’s Red Hot Peppers10" Shellac2
V-38125
Little Lawrence / Harmony BluesJelly Roll Morton’s Red Hot Peppers10" Shellac2
V-38135
Pep / Fat FrancesJelly Roll Morton10" Shellac2
V-38627
Blue Yodel No. 8 (Mule Skinner Blues) / Jimmie's Mean Mama BluesJimmie Rodgers10" Shellac2
  • US1931-01-16
23503[none]
T.B. Blues / Mississippi River BluesJimmie RodgersVinyl2
  • US1931-04-24
23535
Guilty / I Don't Know WhyWayne King And His Orchestra10" Shellac2
22817
Never Be as Fast as I Have Been / Going Down the Lee HighwayGrayson & Whitter10" Shellac2
  • US1931-07-17
23565[none]
Faceira / BahiaSílvio CaldasVinyl2
33446
Blue Yodel No. 9 (Standin' on the Corner) / Looking for a New MamaJimmie RodgersVinyl2
  • US1931-09-11
23580
Howling Wind Blues / Pleading to My BabyWalter DavisVinyl2
23308
When You're Lover Has Gone / Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm GoneGene AustinVinyl2
22635
Hello! Beautiful! / One Little RaindropWayne King And His Orchestra10" Shellac2
22642
My Favorite Band / Star DustTed Weems And His Orchestra / Wayne King And His Orchestra10" Shellac2
22656
Beggin for Love / As Time Goes ByRudy Vallée and His Connecticut YankeesVinyl2
22773
Come Easy, Go Easy, Love / When I Can't Be With YouCarolina Dandies10" Shellac2
22776[none]
My Song / The Thrill Is GoneRudy Vallée and His Connecticut YankeesVinyl2
22784
Love Letters in the Sand / It's a Long Time Between KissesTed Black & His OrchestraVinyl2
22799
Good-Night, Sweetheart / So Close to MeWayne King and His Orchestra10" Shellac2
22825[none]
You're My Only Sweetheart / Ploddin' HomeWayne King And His Orchestra10" Shellac2
22835
By the Sycamore Tree / All of MePaul Whiteman & His OrchestraVinyl2
22879
When the Cactus Is in Bloom / Gambling Polka Dot BluesJimmie RodgersVinyl2
23636
Searching the Desert for the Blues / Lonesome Day BluesBlind Willie McTellVinyl2
23353
Night and Day / I've Got You on My MindLeo Reisman & His Orchestra, vocal refrain by Fred Astaire10" Shellac2
24193[none]
'round My Heart / I Want to Go HomeCoon-Sanders’ Orchestra10" Shellac2
22972
If Someone Would Only Love Me / Oil WellJelly Roll Morton’s Red Hot Peppers10" Shellac2
23321
Rollin' Mama Blues / Mama, Let Me Scoop for YouBlind Willie McTellVinyl2
23328
Mother, the Queen of My Heart / Rock All Our Babies to SleepJimmie RodgersVinyl2
23721
Peach Pickin' Time Down in Georgia / Prairie LullabyJimmie RodgersVinyl2
23781
You're Blasé / It Might Have Been YouGus Arnheim's Cocoanut Grove OrchestraVinyl2
24054
Sweethearts Forever / Three's a CrowdWayne King And His Orchestra10" Shellac2
24115
Alone Together / Shine on Your ShoesLeo Reisman & His OrchestraVinyl2
24131
Crazy Chords / Gambling JackJelly Roll Morton’s Red Hot Peppers10" Shellac2
V-23307
Mint Julep / Low GravyJelly Roll Morton’s Red Hot Peppers10" Shellac2
V-23334
Try a Little Tenderness / Close to Your HeartRay Noble and His Orchestra / Don Bestor & His OrchestraVinyl2
24263
Moten's Swing / TobyBennie Moten’s Kansas City Orchestra10" Shellac2
  • US1933-03-24
23384[none]
Song of the Islands / The Waltz You Saved for MeWayne King And His Orchestra10" Shellac2
  • US1933-12-06
24472
Sweet Peter / Jersey JoeJelly Roll Morton’s Red Hot Peppers10" Shellac2
23402
Mississippi Delta Blues / Old Pal of My HeartJimmie RodgersVinyl2
23816
Lover / When the Sun Bids the Moon GoodnightPaul Whiteman & His OrchestraVinyl2
24283
Night Owl / It's Only a Paper MoonPaul Whiteman & His OrchestraVinyl2
24400
Snowball / Lazy BonesHoagy CarmichaelVinyl2
24402
Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf? / Mickey Mouse and Minnie's in TownDon Bestor & His OrchestraVinyl2
24410
(When Your Heart's on Fire) Smoke Gets in Your Eyes / Something Had to HappenPaul Whiteman & His OrchestraVinyl2
24455
Mississippi Mildred / Primrose StompJelly Roll Morton’s Red Hot Peppers10" Shellac2
V-23424
Star Dust / Speak EasyWayne King And His Orchestra10" Shellac2
  • US1934-01-17
24509
Ill Wind / As Long As I LiveHarold ArlenVinyl2
24569
Mandy / You're Not the Only Oyster in the StewFats Waller and His Rhythm10" Shellac2
24738[none]
Solitude / Delta SerenadeDuke Ellington & His OrchestraVinyl2
24755
Were You Fooling / Winter WonderlandRichard Himber & His Orchestra10" Vinyl2
24757
Anything Goes / All Through the NightPaul Whiteman & His OrchestraVinyl2
24770