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

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The Victor Black Label Discography
Volume III: 20000 & 21000 Series

By John R. Bolig
Winner of the 2010 ARSC Lifetime Achievement Award



    Victor and scroll logos used with permission
of Sony Music Enterprises


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The Victor Discography Series

"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. 
 
The Record Collector (UK)

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

 

Victor's 20000 / 21000-series records have long been subjected to myth-making and questionable "research" methods. Now, John Bolig strips away the guesswork and fabricated data to reveal exactly what is — and is not — contained in the original Victor, RCA, and Gramophone Co. files. Features include:

  • Discographic details from the original files, correlated with the original catalogs, supplements, and discs
       
  • Recording dates and locations
       
  • Release dates and duration in catalog
       
  • Catalog, matrix, and take numbers, including information on dubbed masters
        
  • Listings of all corresponding U.S. and foreign issues in 78 format
         
  • Alternate and canceled issues
       
  • Conductors, arrangers, band vocalists, and other personnel details from the recording files and other original company documentation; no speculative or anecdotal personnel listings
       
  • Artist and title indexes
       
  • Illustrated historical introduction
     

424 pages
7 x 10" hardcover (cloth library binding)

ISBN 978-0-9825595-1-2


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