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"John Bolig continues to raise the bar, setting new standards in discographical work"
The Record Collector (UK)


The Victor Red Seal Discography

Volume I: Single-Sided Series (1903–1925)

By John R. Bolig
Winner, 2010 ARSC Lifetime Achievement Award

Victor 78 Records Discography

7" x 10" hardcover
(cloth library binding)
448 pages, illustrated

See the other volumes in
The Victor Discography

"A 'must-have' reference for the collector, discographer, and institutional librarian.  
The Record Collector (UK)


The first volume in the Red Seal Discography Series covers all single-sided issues (1903-1925). Based on the the original Victor files, this new series comprises the most detailed and accurate Victor database available.

Features of Volume I include:

  • Data for all single-sided Red Seals, including export releases and pressings from foreign masters that are not listed in other Victor discographies
  • Complete discographic detail from the original Victor and Gramophone Co. files and catalogs: recording dates; master and take numbers; corresponding couplings, reissues, and foreign releases; and much more
  • Extensive previously unpublished data, including release dates, duration in catalog, uncredited accompanists, and cancelled releases
  • Organized by catalog number for easy use, with complete artist, title, and coupling indexes
  • Illustrated historical introduction

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"What distinguishes this discography is that the information originates entirely from original sources... It's simply a 'must-have' reference for the collector, discographer, and institutional librarian. John Bolig continues to raise the bar, setting new standards in discographical work." — The Record Collector (UK)

"A carefully prepared work... The true enthusiast cannot manage without all the resources mentioned here." — ARSC Journal

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