Thousands of collectible 78s and cylinders were once issued under false names - names taht often go unrecognized by collectors and dealers. For years, this information was widely scattered in inaccessible company files, private databases, and expensive, hard-to-find discographies. Now Mainspring Press brings it together in a convenient single volume. Pseudonyms on American Records will help you spot the hidden treasures and avoid costly mistakes. With one lucky find--or one bad buy avoided-- Pseudonyms will pay for itself. You can't afford to collect without it. Fully revised and expanded edition features nearly 9,000 entries. Unmasks more than 5,000 assumed names and label errors on early discs, cylinders, and radio transcriptions. Covers all genres, from opera and musical comedy to jazz, blues, country, gospel, and vaudeville. Appendixes list personnel of early recording groups and birth and legal names for hundreds of performers. Detailed entries and convenient cross-listings make Pseudonyms on American Reocrds an essential reference book for serious collectors, dealers, and researchers.
Near excellent condition.
Ships for the price of 4 records.