Aeolian Company Ltd,
Aeolian Hall, Bond Street, London.
Labelled as: Vocalion
Records, Middlesex. Made in England
Represents the cheaper
records from Aoelian.
1922 to August 1927.
Music type: General
‘middle range', comedy, popular vocals.
Vocalion and Gennett.
C-5000 series were
C-1-E were electrically
recorded from 1926. There was also a G series. Rust indicates that it is
not a common label. Its appeal to jazz collectors lies mostly in its sporadic
issue of odd sides of the Original Memphis Five, The Mound City Blowers,
Fletcher Henderson and His Orchestra, Hottentots, and Jeffries and His
Rialto Orchestra. Sides by Irving Kaufman appear frequently under the sseudonym,
Harry Topping. [R]
Records in collection:
L059 sc3 ACO
WHY DO I LOVE YOU (de Sylva, Gerschwin)
The Old Virginians
BERCELONA (Wallace, Evans).
Aco Record sleeve.]
L147 c3+ ACO The
Aeolian Co. Ltd., London.
(Sputrin). Sung by Billy Desmond, Baritone, accompanied by Jeffries'
SEA HAWK (Willy Redstone). Sung by Stephen Langley , baritone,
with piano accompaniment.