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  Pseudonyms on American
Records, 1892 - 1942

A Guide to False Names and Label Errors

Third Revised & Expanded Edition

By Allan Sutton

496 total pages
6" x 9" hardcover
(Cloth library binding)

ISBN 978-0-9852004-9-7

Since 1990, Pseudonyms has been helping dealers and advanced collectors spot the hidden treasures. Now it's back, in a fully revised and greatly expanded edition featuring more than sixty-five additional pages of listings.

The new edition unmasks more than 6,200 aliases on over 17,000 78s, cylinders, and transcriptions in all genres, including (for the first time) American-produced ethnic and export records. In addition, entries in the previous edition have been re-examined in light of newly acquired documents and data.

An important new feature is the addition of source citations for all entries - whether recording files, other archival materials, correlation with corresponding non-pseudonymous issues, aural evidence, or reports from trusted secondary source. Also included are a cross-reference listing by artist; recording artists’ birth, legal, or married names; historical introduction; and user’s guide.

Allan Sutton is the author of numerous books on early recordings, including the Evolution of American Recording series, and has received the Association for Recorded Sound Collections' 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award.


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