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Frank Crumit Returns

Frank Crumit Returns (Naxus Nostalgia 8.120620)

Frank Crumit Returns
Frank Crumit (1889-1943)

Naxos Nostalgia 8.120620 (CD, UK, July 2002)

Recorded in 1920-1938 in New York and Camden, NJ
Transfers and production by David Lennick;
Digital noise reduction by Graham Newton

Musicians

Frank Crumit: vocals, guitar [13];
Leonard Joy conducting an unknown orchestra [1, 10, 12, 14, 17-18];
Jack Shilkret conducting an unknown orchestra [6];
Unknown orchestra [4, 7-8, 19-20];
Frank Banta: piano [3, 5, 9];
Tony Colicchio: guitar [13];
The Al Duffy Four [16];
Julia Sanderson: vocals [17];
Unknown artist: violin, guitar, ukulele [2];
Unknown artist: piano, guitar [11];
Unknown artist: violin, guitar, mandolin [15]

Tracks

  1. Down by the Railroad Track (Roud V35182) (3.13)
  2. Ukulele Lady (Roud V35156) (2.44)
  3. Sonya (Yup Alay Yup!) (Roud V35169) (2.55)
  4. Palesteena (Roud V35164) (3.04)
  5. Pretty Little Dear (Roud 25340) (2.50)
  6. Little Brown Jug (Roud 725) (3.16)
  7. Jack Is Every Inch a Sailor (Roud 4541) (3.17)
  8. The Three Trees (Roud V35157) (2.03)
  9. My Lady (Roud V35161) (3.05)
  10. The Return of Abdul Abulbul Amir (Roud V35167) (3.22)
  11. And Then He Took up Golf (Roud V35183) (2.28)
  12. Granny's Old Arm Chair (Roud 1195; G/D 3:705) (3.15)
  13. Riding Down from Bangor (Roud 7617) (2.20)
  14. Gum Tree Canoe (Roud 759) (3.28)
  15. I Don't Work for a Living (Roud 10438) (3.12)
  16. I Can't Stand Sittin' in a Cell (Roud V35171) (2.51)
  17. Would You Like to Take a Walk (Roud V35153) (2.44)
  18. Rhymes (Roud 10247) (2.52)
  19. The Pig Got Up and Slowly Walked Away (Roud 7322) (2.57)
  20. The Dashing Marine (Roud V35180) (2.57)

Track 1 Billy Curtis, Frank Crumit;
Track 2 Gus Kahn, Richard Whiting;
Track 3 Bob Schafer, Fred Fisher;
Track 4 Con Conrad, J. Russell Robinson;
Tracks 5-7, 12-14 trad.;
Track 8 Tom McNaughton;
Track 9 Ben Jerome, Frank Crumit;
Tracks 10, 20 Frank Crumit;
Track 11 Frank Crumit, Grantland Rice;
Track 15 Edward Lee, James Mullen;
Track 16 Charles McCarthy, Clarke Van Ness;
Track 17 Billy Rose, Harry Warren, Mort Dixon;
Track 18 Leslie Sarony;
Track 19 Benjamin Hapgood Burt