The Varsity Discography, Volume 1 (United States Record Corporation Issues) - (CD-ROM)


Allan Sutton


This is the first fully detailed discography of Eli Oberstein's original Varsity label. Includes all USRC issues pressed from its own masters, plus the many reissues of rare material from Crown, Gennett, Paramount, Ultraphon, etc. Includes matrix and take numbers (with matrix sources); recording locations; recording dates (actual or estimated, depending on surviving primary-source material); accompanists, directors, and band vocalists; artist pseudonyms; listings of all corresponding U.S. and foreign issues and 78-rpm reissues; and revealing excerpts from trade-press reports and reviews of the period. With historical introduction. (Windows and Mac OS-X compatible w/o autostart feature.)