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V-discs

a history and discography

by Sears, Richard S.

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Music -- Discography.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Music and the war.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes indexes.

    StatementRichard S. Sears ; prepared under the auspices of the Association For Recorded Sound Collections.
    SeriesDiscographies,, no. 5, Association for Recorded Sound Collections discographic reference series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML156.2 .S44
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxciii, 1166 p. :
    Number of Pages1166
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4092862M
    ISBN 10031322207X
    LC Control Number80001022

    V-Discs (Hardcover) A History and Discography (Discographies: Association for Recorded Sound Collections Di) By Constance S. Sears. Greenwood, , pp. Publication Date: Decem V-Disc ("V" for Victory) was a morale-boosting initiative involving the production of several series of recordings during the World War II era by special arrangement between the United States government and various private U.S. record records were produced for the use of United States military personnel overseas. Many popular singers, big bands and orchestras of .

    Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for The V-Discs: Columbia Years: - Frank Sinatra on AllMusic - - When Frank Sinatra left 8/ Virtually any Louis Jordan collection would be great but “The V Discs” was one of my first and has some great songs I’ve not heard anywhere else. Jolicard is the most obscure person here, probably, but this album is one I bought in tape form from the artist himself on the street somewhere in Normandy (I think) when I was about

    Rate this book. Clear rating. 1 of 5 stars 2 of 5 stars 3 of 5 stars 4 of 5 stars 5 of 5 stars. Saying Something: Jazz Improvisation and Interaction (Paperback) by. Ingrid Monson (shelved 2 times as jazz-history) V-Discs: A History and Discography (Hardcover) by. Richard S. Sears. World War II V-Discs Listen to some of those World War II V-Disc records. Army V-Discs were issued from October thru May There were of them. Navy V-Discs from July thru September There were of them. The Navy had to be different. These recordings are presented in numerical order. Almost all are from Army V-Discs.


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V-Disc ("V" for Victory) was a record label that was formed in to provide records for U.S. military n Robert Vincent supervised the label from the Special Services division. Many popular singers, big bands, and orchestras recorded : Jazz, swing, pop. "Everything you could ever want to know seems to be here including some fascinating illustrations such as letters, recording sheets, labels, and the like The V-discs book of detail packed into this large but easy-to-handle volume is positively staggering cannot be praised highly enough." Int.

Assoc. of Jazz Record Collectors Journal. He quotes Richard Sear's book "V-discs: a history and discogaphy" (Greenwood Press ): "[George T.] Simon, a V-disc producer, asked Duke if he would let the band make V-discs.

Duke suggested he 'ask some of the guys'. 'And so I went over to Harry Carney and Lawrence Brown, whom I'd known for years, and asked them/5(7). V-discs book WWII the government produced and distributed 78 RPM Victory Discs, or V-Discs, to U.S. troops all over the world. The records were to be destroyed.

This supplement to V-Discs: A History and Discography updates the original volume which cataloged and described these unique recordings. The discographic section presents corrections and a wealth of new material that has come to light since the main discography was published/5(2).

V-discs book   V Disc was a record label produced during the World War II era by. During WWII the government produced and distributed 78 RPM "Victory Discs," or V-Discs, to US troops all over the world.

The records were to be destroyed after the war but many of them survived.:) A lot of the V-Disc material was taken from radio programs like Command Performance; you can find out more in the book V-Discs: A History and.

V-Discs themselves were inch rpm records, which were recorded with a fixed number of lines or grooves per inch. For recording times of up to minutes, 96 lines per inch were used. For up to minutes, lines per inch were squeezed onto the record. By comparison, 85 to 97 lines per inch were used for standardFile Size: KB.

V-Discs by Richard S. Sears, DecemGreenwood Press edition, Hardcover in English. This supplement to V-Discs: A History and Discography updates the original volume which cataloged and described these unique recordings.

The discographic section presents corrections and a wealth of new material that has come to light since the main discography was published.

New information includes details on recording dates, personnel, vocalists and soloists. Victory Disc is the third in Andrew Cartmels Vinyl Detective series. I havent read the other two; I picked this up from a Summer Reads table in a local bookshop.

The series is about a man who tracks down rare music for a living, and gets into scrapes as a result. The Victory Disc story (no spoilers) is beautifully set up/5. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The V-Discs: Columbia Years: [Box] by Frank Sinatra (CD, Sep, 2 Discs, Legacy) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products!/5(7). But another -- and very major -- exception that the union was willing to make was for the recording and release of V-Discs, recordings intended solely and exclusively for free distribution to soldiers, sailors, marines, airmen, and coast guardsmen serving in the war.

Publish your book Price: $ V-Discs | Everything you could ever want to know seems to be here including some fascinating illustrations such as letters, recording sheets, labels, and the like The amount of detail packed into this large but easy-to-handle volume is positively staggering. This article could not have been written without the assistance of the book "V-Discs: A History and Discography," written by Richard S.

Sears (©Greenwood Press, Westport, Connecticut), and personal interviews with Lt. Ed DiGiannantonio, Commander, United States Navy (Ret.), and Gordon Anderson at Collector's Choice.

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Free shipping for many products!/5(9). ONES MEDIA V-DISCS COLLECTION [OTR-6CD-V-Discs] - OLD TIME RADIO - 6 CD - mp3 - Total Playtime: V-Disc ("V" for Victory) was a morale-boosting initiative involving the production of several series of recordings during the World War II era by special arrangement between the United States government and various private U.S.

record companies. V-Discs | This supplement to V-Discs: A History and Discography updates the original volume which cataloged and described these unique recordings.

The discographic section presents corrections and a wealth of new material that has come. V#DISCS!. INCLUDING!THERICHARD!SHERWOOD!SEARS!COLLECTION!. CATALOG!!!!!!. Preparedby:. Dennis!M.!Spragg!. Updated!September!26. GMA58!!!!!. The V-Discs were a big hit with the troops, who were eager to hear their favorite music, and the program continued until Category Education; Show more Show less.

This article could not have been written without the assistance of the book "V-Discs: A History and Discography," written by Richard S. Sears (©Greenwood Press, Westport, Connecticut), and personal interviews with Lt.

Ed DiGiannantonio, Commander, United States Navy (Ret.), and Gordon Anderson at Collector's Choice.I am in search of V-Disc Records and the other materials surrounding this program.

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