Recordings from 1930-1939

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Song Title Artist Label Matrix Number
12 O'Clock Blues Bumble Bee Slim Vocalion Vocalion (03473) Details & Listen
A Little Rendezvous In Honolulu Howard Lally and his Orchestra Conqueror Conqueror (8621) Details & Listen
Across the Breakfast Table Looking at You Lewis James Victor Victor (22422) Details & Listen
Across The Breakfast Table Looking At You Lewis James Victor Victor (22422) Details & Listen
Ain't Misbehavin' Quintet of the Hot Club of France Victor Victor (40-123) Details & Listen
Ain't Misbehavin' Duke Ellington & His Orchestra Decca Decca (323) Details & Listen
Almentanz Will Glahe Und Sein Musette Orchester Victor Victor (V-6397) Details & Listen
At Sundown Bud Freeman Commodore Commodore (503) Details & Listen
Ballin' The Jack Eddie Condon Commodore Commodore (531) Details & Listen
Basin Street Blues Louis Armstrong Bluebird Bluebird (5408) Details & Listen
Begin the Beguine Artie Shaw Bluebird Bluebird (7746) Details & Listen
Birmingham Jail Carson Robison Joe Davis Records Joe Davis Records (3520) Details & Listen
Birth of the Blues Medley Harry Roy Decca Decca (1343) Details & Listen
Blackstick Sidney Bechet Decca Decca (3865) Details & Listen
Body and Soul Coleman Hawkins Bluebird Bluebird (30-0825) Details & Listen
Boy Meets Horn Benny Goodman Columbia Columbia (35301) Details & Listen
Cooking Breakfast for the One I Love Lee Morse Columbia Columbia (2165-D) Details & Listen
Cowboy Jack Arkansas Woodchopper Conqueror Conqueror (7882) Details & Listen
Daffy Over Taffy Lulu Belle Conqueror Conqueror (8315) Details & Listen
Deep Elem Blues Prairie Ramblers Conqueror Conqueror (8580) Details & Listen
Dinah Ted Lewis Columbia Columbia (2181) Details & Listen
Dinah Benny Goodman HMV HMV (B.8503) Details & Listen
Doggin' Around Count Basie Decca Decca (18125) Details & Listen
Dusky Stevedore Louis Armstrong Bluebird Bluebird (5408) Details & Listen
Exactly Like You Benny Goodman HMV HMV (B.8503) Details & Listen
Farming by the Fire Pie Plant Pete Perfect Perfect (6-01-52) Details & Listen
Flying Home Benny Goodman Columbia Columbia (36721) Details & Listen
Funny, Dear, What Love Can Do Ruth Etting Columbia Columbia (2146-D) Details & Listen
Give My Love to Nellie, Jack Asa Martin and James Roberts Conqueror Conqueror (7745) Details & Listen
Good Morning Blues Count Basie Decca Decca (18125) Details & Listen
Goody Goody Johnny Johnson Orchestra Conqueror Conqueror (8621) Details & Listen
Goody Goody Benny Goodman Victor Victor (25245) Details & Listen
Hand Me Down My Walkin' Cane Carson Robison Joe Davis Records Joe Davis Records (3520) Details & Listen
He Never Came Back Pickard Family Jewel Jewel (5905) Details & Listen
He's in the Jailhouse #2 Gene Autry Conqueror Conqueror (7708) Details & Listen
Hold Tight Fats Waller Bluebird Bluebird (10116) Details & Listen
Holla Lady Will Glahe Und Sein Musette Orchester Victor Victor (V-6397) Details & Listen
Hyde Park Duke Ellington & His Orchestra Decca Decca (323) Details & Listen
I Aint Gonna Give Nobody None Of My Jelly-Roll Eddie Condon Commodore Commodore (531) Details & Listen
I Can't Give You Anything But Love, Baby Quintet of the Hot Club of France Victor Victor (40-122) Details & Listen
I Don't Work for a Living Frank Crumit Victor Victor (40214) Details & Listen
I Got the Freight Train Blues Red Foley Conqueror Conqueror (8285) Details & Listen
I Had But Fifty Cents Jack Edwards Supertone Supertone (9711) Details & Listen
I Wanna be a Cowboy's Sweetheart Patsy Montana Conqueror Conqueror (8575) Details & Listen
I'll Never Forgive Myself Fats Waller Bluebird Bluebird (10000) Details & Listen
I'm a Texas Cowboy Arkansas Woodchopper Conqueror Conqueror (7883) Details & Listen
I'm Going Back to 'Tucky Pie Plant Pete Perfect Perfect (6-01-52) Details & Listen
If It's Good Then I Want It Louis Armstrong Decca Decca (2480) Details & Listen
In Harlem's Araby Dubin's Dandies Jewel Jewel (5824) Details & Listen
In the Garden Where the Praties Grow James Mullan Okeh Okeh (84048) Details & Listen