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Jazz Oracle BDW8027
Arcadia Shuffle - Recorded in St. Louis and New Orleans 1924-1925
The complete recordings of the Arcadian Serenaders and the Original Crescent City Jazzers, and selected recordings by the Arcadia Peacock Orchestra of St. Louis. Includes extensive notes by James K. Williams and many recently-discovered photographs.

Arcadia Peacock Orchestra of St. Louis

Jack Ford (vln) dir. Bob Pope (t), Tommy Moore (tb), Bud Hassler (cl,as), Bill Schmidt (cl,as), Jules Schneider (cl,ts), Al Carsella (pac), Eddie Ward (p), Porter Brown (bjo), Chick Harvey (bb,v), Marty Gardner (d), Morty Livingston (v).
St. Louis, c. January 24, 1924
1. 8510-B Ain’t You Ashamed! (Seymour Simons) Okeh 40052
2. 8511-B She Wouldn’t Do (What I Asked Her To) (Sam Gottlieb-Phil Boutelje-Al Burt)-v Okeh 40052


Sophie Tucker

Sophie Tucker (v) acc. by Bob Pope (t), Tommy Moore (tb), Bud Hassler (cl), Jules Schneider (ts), Ted Shapiro (p), Porter Brown (bjo), Chick Harvey (bb).
St. Louis, c. January 24, 1924
3. 8514-B I’ve Got A Cross-Eyed Papa (But He Looks Straight To Me) (King Zany-Wm. Duval-Roy Ingraham) Okeh 40068
4. 8515-B Hula Lou (Milton Charles-Wayne King) Okeh 40068


Arcadia Peacock Orchestra of St. Louis (Jack Ford, Director)

Same personnel tracks 1-4; ? Al Carsella doubles on piano on matrices 8763-B and 8767-B.
St. Louis, November 29, 1924
5. 8763-B Dog On The Piano (Ted Shapiro) Okeh 40272
6. 8764-A Where's My Sweetie Hiding? (Jack Little-Dick Finch)-vCH Okeh 40254
7. 8765-A Little Boy Blues (J. Russel Robinson-Roy Turk-Addy Britt) Okeh 40440
8. 8766-B Spring Has Come (And I’m Alone) (Victoria and Callen R. Tjader) Okeh 40264
9. 8767-B Let Me Be The First To Kiss You Good Morning (And The Last To Kiss You Good Night) (Al Bernard-Russel Robinson) Okeh 40254
10. 8768-B Ah! Ah! Archie (Jack Ford-Eddie Ward) Okeh 40264
St. Louis, early April, 1925
11. 9016-A If It Wasn’t For You I Wouldn’t Be Crying Now (Buddy Fields-Gene Rose-Harold Berg-Herb Wiedoeft)-v Okeh 40372
12. 9017-A Waitin’ For The Moon (Sam Lerner) Okeh 40372


Original Crescent City Jazzers

Sterling Bose (c), Avery Loposer (tb), Clif Holman (cl,as), Eddie Powers (ts), Johnny Riddick (p), “Slim” (Hall) Flohr (bjo), Felix Guarino (d).
New Orleans, March 17, 1924
13. 8566-A Sensation Rag (---) Okeh 40101
14. 8567-A Christine (Amy Loposer-C.E. Murphy) Okeh 40101


Arcadian Serenaders

Joe “Wingy” Manone (c), Avery Loposer (tb,v), Clif Holman (cl,as), Johnny Riddick (p), “Slim” (Hall) Flohr (bjo), Felix Guarino (d), Chick Harvey (v).
St. Louis, c. November 29, 1924
15. 8775-A San Sue Strut (Joe Mannone-F. Guarino) Okeh 40378
16. 8776-A Who Can Your Regular Be Blues (Riddick-Holman)-vAL Okeh 40440
17. 8777-A Bobbed Haired Bobbie (Bobbie Be Mine) (Jack Ford-Eddie Ward)-vCH Okeh 40378
18. 8778-A Fidgety Feet (D.J. Rocca-Larry Shields) Okeh 40272


Sterling Bose (c), Avery Loposer (tb), Clif Holman (cl,as), Johnny Riddick (p), Bob Marvin (bjo), Felix Guarino (d), Morty Livingston (v).
St. Louis, c. October 26, 1925
19. 9407-A The Co-Ed (Con Conrad-Saul Bernie) Okeh 40503
20. 9408-A Back Home In Illinois (Goetz-Stept-Charles)-vML Okeh 40538
21. 9409-A You Gotta Know How (Donaldson)-vML Okeh 40517
22. 9410-A Carry It On Down (Bose-Holeman-Loposer) Okeh 40538
23. 9411-A Yes Sir, Boss (Ward-Riddick) Okeh 40562
24. 9412-A Original Dixieland (---) Okeh 40562
25. 9413-A Just A Little Bit Bad (Larry Conley)-vML Okeh 40503
26. 9414-A Angry (Mecum-Cassard-Brunies) Okeh 40517
Note: Livingston's first name is given as “Marty” on the labels of Okeh 40503 and 40517.


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