Ted Lewis on Columbia Records
1919-1933
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Blues (My Naughty Sweety Gave Me) India
Ted Lewis Jazz Band Yerkes Novelty Five
Columbia A2798 Columbia A2798
Matrix# 78624 2^1-C-P141, Take 2 Matrix# 78618 4^1-G-AC185, Take 4
September 5, 1919 September 16, 1919
New York, New York New York, New York
Note: Worn. Note: Worn.

"O" (Oh!) Barkin' Dog
Ted Lewis Jazz Band Gorman's Novelty Syncopators
Columbia A2844 Columbia A2844
Matrix# 78851 1-AY-127, Take 1 Matrix# 78706 1-AJ-284, Take 1
December 9, 1919 September 27, 1919
New York, New York New York, New York
Note: Only Takes 2 and 4 listed as released in DAHR.

Wond'ring You Can't Get Lovin' Where There Ain't Any Love
Ted Lewis Jazz Band Louisiana Five
Columbia A2857 Columbia A2857
Matrix# 78623 8-A-AB84, Take 8 Matrix# 78774 2-A-Y379, Take 2
October 18, 1919 October 30, 1919
New York, New York New York, New York

Bo-La-Bo Venetian Moon
Ted Lewis Jazz Band Kentucky Serenaders
Columbia A2895 Columbia A2895
Matrix# 78924 3-A-2, Take 3 Matrix# 78970 2-B-6, Take 2
January 12, 1920 February 11, 1920
New York, New York New York, New York

When My Baby Smiles At Me Rose Of Washington Square
Ted Lewis Jazz Band Kentucky Serenaders
Columbia A2908 Columbia A2908
Matrix# 78925, Take ? Matrix# 79007, Take 2
January 12, 1920 March 1, 1920
New York, New York New York, New York
Note: Slightly worn, especially at beginning. Note: Slightly worn, especially at beginning.

I'll See You in C-U-B-A The Moon Shines on the Moonshine
Ted Lewis Jazz Band Ted Lewis Jazz Band
Columbia A2927 Columbia A2927
Matrix# 79047 1-I-6, Take 1 Matrix# 79086 4-?-6, Take 4
March 14, 1920 March 28, 1920
New York, New York New York, New York
Note: Take 2 listed as the released one in DAHR.

Number One (Somehow) I Know Why
Ted Lewis Jazz Band Morrison's Jazz Orchestra
Columbia A2945 Columbia A2945
Matrix# 79111 3-CP-70, Take 3 Matrix# 79098 6-BBS-253, Take 6
April 9, 1920 April 22, 1920
New York, New York New York, New York

Fair One Gypsy Moon
Ted Lewis Jazz Band Ted Lewis Jazz Band
Columbia A2998 Columbia A2998
Matrix# 79361 1-B-190, Take 1 Matrix# 79367 2-?-37, Take 2
August 25, 1920 August 25, 1920
Chicago, Illinois Chicago, Illinois

I Love You Sunday The Hula Blues
Ted Lewis Jazz Band Ted Lewis Jazz Band
Columbia A3306 Columbia A3306
Matrix# 79362 1-A-30, Take 1 Matrix# 79363 3-AI-132, Take 3
August 25, 1920 August 25, 1920
Chicago, Illinois Chicago, Illinois
Note: Two lamination cracks 2/3rds way in, not audible. Worn. Only Take 3 listed as released in DAHR. Note: Worn.

Tired Of Me That Riga-Liga-Lee
Ted Lewis Jazz Band Ted Lewis Jazz Band
Columbia A3329 Columbia A3329
Matrix# 79365 3-AN-18, Take 3 Matrix# 79366 3-G-16, Take 3
August 25, 1920 August 25, 1920
Chicago, Illinois Chicago, Illinois
Note: Worn. Note: Worn.

Broadway Rose Margie
Ted Lewis Jazz Band Ted Lewis Jazz Band
Columbia A3351 Columbia A3351
Matrix# 79542 2-BAK-622, Take 2
Matrix# 79542 4-E-49, Take 4
Matrix# 79546 2-AAC-549, Take 2
November 28, 1920 November 29, 1920
New York, New York New York, New York
Note: Take 2 is worn. Note: Worn with needle dig at end, barely audible with filtering.

I'm Coming Back to You - Maybe Wishing
Ted Lewis Jazz Band Yerkes Jazarimba Orchestra
Columbia A3400 Columbia A3400
Matrix# 79688 1-ACD-199, Take 1 Matrix# 79740 4-?-229, Take 4
February 1921 February 25, 1921
San Francisco, California New York, New York
Note: Poor shellac.

Underneath The Palms Love Me
Ted Lewis Jazz Band Ted Lewis Jazz Band
Columbia A3411 Columbia A3411
Matrix# 79689 3-CAR-88, Take 3 Matrix# 79696 2-CB-88, Take 2
February 1921 March 22, 1921
San Francisco, California San Francisco, California
Note: Worn. Note: Worn.

Queen of Sheba Where Is My Daddy Now Blues
Ted Lewis Jazz Band Ted Lewis Jazz Band
Columbia A3421 Columbia A3421
Matrix# 79687 2-AB-19, Take 2 Matrix# 79695 2-AAJ-33, Take 2
February 1921 March 22, 1921
San Francisco, California San Francisco, California

All By Myself One Kiss
Ted Lewis and His Band The Happy Six
Columbia A3434 Columbia A3434
Matrix# 79884 4-?-185, Take 4 Matrix# 79855 3-?-115, Take 3
June 11, 1921 May 23, 1921
New York, New York New York, New York

Sally, Won't You Come Back Second Hand Rose
Ted Lewis and His Orchestra Ted Lewis and His Orchestra
Columbia A3453 Columbia A3453
Matrix# 79923 3-AS-95, Take 3 Matrix# 79937 2-?-24, Take 2
July 1, 1921 July 13, 1921
New York, New York New York, New York
Note: Edge scuffed.

Wang Wang Blues Home Again Blues
Ted Lewis and His Band Ted Lewis and His Band
Columbia A3464 Columbia A3464
Matrix# 79963 2-AB(?)-31, Take 2 Matrix# 79964 4-A-46, Take 4
August 17 or 18, 1921 August 17 or 18, 1921
New York, New York New York, New York
Note: Worn. Note: Worn.

Ma Bimini Bay
Ted Lewis and His Band Ted Lewis and His Band
Columbia A3473 Columbia A3473
Matrix# 79984 3-?-6, Take 3 Matrix# 79988 2-?-136, Take 2
September 12, 1921 September 13, 1921
New York, New York New York, New York
Note: Worn. Note: Worn.

Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes (Down in Tennessee) Everybody Step
Ted Lewis and His Band Ted Lewis and His Band
Columbia A3499 Columbia A3499
Matrix# 80017 4-?-125, Take 4 Matrix# 80039 1-BBL-107, Take 1
October 19, 1921 October 21, 1921
New York, New York New York, New York
Note: Abrupt end/lead out.

Down The Old Church Aisle Marie
Ted Lewis and His Band Ted Lewis and His Band
Columbia A3538 Columbia A3538
Matrix# 80037 4-?-18, Take 4 Matrix# 80122 3-?-120, Take 3
December 24, 1921 December 23, 1921
New York, New York New York, New York
Note: Take 5 listed as the issued one in DAHR, #4 as "Unknown". Note: Worn.

Rosy Posy Every Day
Ted Lewis and His Band Ted Lewis and His Band
Columbia A3590 Columbia A3590
Matrix# 80219 2-AP-57, Take 2 Matrix# 80220 7-N-27, Take 7
February 24, 1922 February 24, 1922 (not confirmed for this take)
New York, New York New York, New York

Sunshine Alley We'll Build A Dear Little, Cute Little Love Nest Some Sweet Day
Ted Lewis and His Band Ted Lewis and His Band
Columbia A3647 Columbia A3647
Matrix# 80360 7-AD-59, Take 7 Matrix# 80361 5-A?-23, Take 5
June 2, 1922 June 2, 1922
New York, New York New York, New York

Georgette Send Back My Honeyman
Ted Lewis and His Band Ted Lewis and His Band
Columbia A3662 Columbia A3662
Matrix# 80428 2-C-6, Take 2 Matrix# 80429 2-C-4, Take 2
June 28, 1922 June 28, 1922
New York, New York New York, New York
Note: Slightly worn.

Hot Lips I Love You Sweet Angeline from "Strut Miss Lizzie"
Ted Lewis and His Band Ted Lewis and His Band
Columbia A3676 Columbia A3676
Matrix# 80463 6-16, Take 6 Matrix# 80469 6-48, Take 6
July 20, 1922 July 22, 1922
New York, New York New York, New York
Note: Worn.

Homesick To-morrow (I'll Be In My Dixie Home Again)
Ted Lewis and His Band Ted Lewis and His Band
Columbia A3709 Columbia A3709
Matrix# 80543 3-AO-196, Take 3 Matrix# 80548 2-AD-195, Take 2
September 15, 1922 September 16, 1922
New York, New York New York, New York

Bees' Knees Lovin' Sam (The Sheik of Alabam)
Ted Lewis and His Band Ted Lewis and His Band
Columbia A3730 Columbia A3730
Matrix# 80567 4-31, Take 4 Matrix# 80573 2-34, Take 2
September 27, 1922 September 29, 1922
New York, New York New York, New York

Fate A Dream of Romany
Ted Lewis and His Band Paul Specht and His Hotel Astor Orchestra
Columbia A3738 Columbia A3738
Matrix# 80566 1-40, Take 1 Matrix# 80414 2-43, Take 2
September 27, 1922 June 23, 1922
New York, New York New York, New York
Note: Warped and worn.

Runnin' Wild! St. Louis Blues
Ted Lewis and His Band Ted Lewis and His Band
Columbia A3790 Columbia A3790
Matrix# 80703 3-A?-75, Take 3 Matrix# 80711 2-??-68, Take 2
December 5, 1922 December 7, 1922
Chicago, Illinois Chicago, Illinois
Note: Worn. Note: Slighty worn.

The Memphis Blues Tiger Rag
Ted Lewis and His Band Ted Lewis and His Band
Columbia A3813 Columbia A3813
Matrix# 80763 3-1, Take 3 Matrix# 80765 2-1, Take 2
January 4, 1923 January 5, 1923
Chicago, Illinois Chicago, Illinois
Note: Worn.

Jenny Liza
Ted Lewis and His Band Frank Westphal and His Orchestra
Columbia A3814 Columbia A3814
Matrix# 80764 3-J-26, Take 3 Matrix# 80766 2-BJ-35, Take 2
January 5, 1923 January 5, 1923
Chicago, Illinois Chicago, Illinois

Wet Yo' Thumb Aunt Hagar's Blues
Ted Lewis and His Band Ted Lewis and His Band
Columbia A3879 Columbia A3879
Matrix# 80969 6-B-16, Take 6 Matrix# 80970 3-E-19, Take 3
April 17, 1923 April 16, 1923
New York, New York New York, New York
Note: Lamination crack halfway in, not audible. Warped. Note: Worn and warped.

Beale Street Mamma Louisville Lou (The Vampin' Lady)
Ted Lewis and His Band Ted Lewis and His Band
Columbia A3892 Columbia A3892
Matrix# 80971 4-E-74, Take 4 Matrix# 80981 3-B-74, Take 3
April 17, 1923 April 20, 1923
New York, New York New York, New York

Cut Yourself a Piece of Cake The Duck's Quack
Ted Lewis and His Band Frank Westphal and His Orchestra
Columbia A3944 Columbia A3944
Matrix# 81111 4-D-26, Take 4 Matrix# 81042 2-A-5, Take 2
July 5, 1923 May 29, 1923
New York, New York Chicago, Illinois
Note: Slightly worn and warped.

Annabelle Love
Ted Lewis and His Band Eddie Elkins' Orchestra
Columbia A3957 Columbia A3957
Matrix# 81135 3-B-8, Take 3 Matrix# 81116 2-C-14, Take 2
July 14, 1923 July 9, 1923
New York, New York New York, New York

Beale Street Blues 12th. Street Rag
Ted Lewis and His Band Ted Lewis and His Band
Columbia A3972 Columbia A3972
Matrix# 80979 ?-?-?, Probably Take 3 Matrix# 80980 4-?-(3?)6, Take 4
April 19, 1923 April 19, 1923
New York, New York New York, New York
Note: Worn. Note: Worn.

Ted Lewis Popular Favorites

Excerpt from Poet and Peasant Overture (von Suppe)
Blues My Naughty Sweetie Gives To Me
Tell Me
Sally, Won't You Come Back?
Georgette
When My Baby Smiles At Me
Schubert Serenade
Ted Lewis and His Band Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Columbia 1S Columbia 1S
Matrix# 81218 3-617, Take 3 Matrix# 64384 5-F-77, Take 5
September 16, 1923 1923 (?)
New York, New York New York, New York (?)
Note: Worn.

Steppin' Out Unfortunate Blues
Ted Lewis and His Band Ted Lewis and His Band
Columbia 48-D Columbia 48-D
Matrix# 81382 3-C-42, Take 3 Matrix# 81386 1-G-57, Take 1
December 4, 1923 December 6, 1923
Chicago, Illinois Chicago, Illinois
Note: Worn. Note: Needle dig from 0:49-0:54. Worn.

Twelve O'Clock At Night The One I Love Belongs To Somebody Else
Ted Lewis and His Band Ted Lewis and His Band
Columbia 52-D Columbia 52-D
Matrix# 81381 5-?-79, Take 5 Matrix# 81387 3-D-92, Take 3
December 4, 1923 December 6, 1923
Chicago, Illinois Chicago, Illinois

Dream Daddy Mr. Radio Man
Ted Lewis and His Band Ted Lewis and His Band
Columbia 82-D Columbia 82-D
Matrix# 81544 1-14, Take 1 Matrix# 81545 2-16, Take 2
February 10, 1924 February 10, 1924
New York, New York New York, New York
Note: Worn towards end. Note: Worn towards end. Hairline crack at end, not audible.

San She's Everybody's Sweetheart
Ted Lewis and His Band Ted Lewis and His Band
Columbia 122-D Columbia 122-D
Matrix# 81681 2-A-2, Take 2 Matrix# 81682 3-D-38, Take 3
April 10, 1924 April 10, 1924
New York, New York New York, New York
Note: Hairline crack half-inch in, not audible. Note: Worn.

I Wonder What's Become of Sally? June Night
Ted Lewis and His Band Ted Lewis and His Band
Columbia 157-D Columbia 157-D
Matrix# 81790 7-A-54, Take 7 Matrix# 81795 1-D-54, Take 1
June 5, 1924 May 24, 1924
New York, New York New York, New York
Note: Stressed loud passages.

Barnyard Blues There'll Be Some Changes Made
Ted Lewis and His Band Ted Lewis and His Band
Columbia 170-D Columbia 170-D
Matrix# 81808 2-B-13, Take 2 Matrix# 81811 3-E-18, Take 3
June 5, 1924 June 6, 1924
New York, New York New York, New York

Sweet Little You Eccentric
Ted Lewis and His Band Ted Lewis and His Band
Columbia 195-D Columbia 195-D
Matrix# 81908 3-E-9, Take 3 Matrix# 81909 4-E-4, Take 4
August 11, 1924 August 11, 1924
New York, New York New York, New York
Note: Crack halfway through. Worn. Note: Worn.

She Loves Me Too Tired
Ted Lewis and His Band Ted Lewis and His Band
Columbia 227-D Columbia 227-D
Matrix# 81990 4-B-35, Take 4 Matrix# 140094 2-A-43, Take 2
September 10, 1924 October 7, 1924
New York, New York New York, New York
The lead-out groove, though not connected to the main groove, has what sounds like a few notes from a piano here.

Show Me The Way Nobody Loves You Like I Do
Ted Lewis and His Band Ted Lewis and His Band
Columbia 241-D Columbia 241-D
Matrix# 140095 2-D-26, Take 2 Matrix# 140110 3-C-39, Take 3
October 9, 1924 October 17, 1924
New York, New York New York, New York

Rose-Marie Madeline
Ted Lewis and His Band Ted Lewis and His Band
Columbia 255-D Columbia 255-D
Matrix# 140140 4-B-5, Take 4 Matrix# 140149 1-D-13, Take 1
November 14, 1924 November 24, 1924
New York, New York New York, New York

I Ain't Got Nobody To Love I Like You Best Of All
Ted Lewis and His Band Ted Lewis and His Band
Columbia 274-D Columbia 274-D
Matrix# 140199 2-B-7, Take 2 Matrix# 140205 1-D-10, Take 1
December 19, 1924 December 23, 1924
New York, New York New York, New York
Note: Tracking problem on master at 1:29.

Will You Remember Me? O, Katharina!
Ted Lewis and His Band Ted Lewis and His Band
Columbia 295-D Columbia 295-D
Matrix# 140234 3-F-136, Take 3 Matrix# 140374 3-F-134, Take 3
January 9, 1925 January 29, 1925
New York, New York New York, New York

Ah-Ha! We're Back Together Again
Ted Lewis and His Band Ted Lewis and His Band
Columbia 311-D Columbia 311-D
Matrix# 140379 3-G-62, Take 3 Matrix# 140334 2-E-60, Take 2
February 2, 1925 February 7, 1925
New York, New York New York, New York
Note: Worn. Note: Needle dig/skip at 0:34.

Marguerite I Miss My Swiss
Ted Lewis and His Band Ted Lewis and His Band
Columbia 406-D Columbia 406-D
Matrix# 140714, Take 3 Matrix# 140716, Take 2 (Take 3 listed in ADBD)
June 23, 1925 June 23, 1925
New York, New York New York, New York

Angry Say Arabella
Ted Lewis and His Band Ted Lewis and His Band
Columbia 416-D Columbia 416-D
Matrix# 140711, Take 2 Matrix# 140715, Take 2
June 22, 1925 June 23, 1925
New York, New York New York, New York

Milenberg Joys Tin Roof Blues
Ted Lewis and His Band Ted Lewis and His Band
Columbia 439-D Columbia 439-D
Matrix# 140709, Take 2 Matrix# 140710, Take 3
June 22, 1925 June 22, 1925
New York, New York New York, New York

Bam Bam Bamy Shore The Camel Walk
Ted Lewis and His Band Ted Lewis and His Band
Columbia 478-D Columbia 478-D
Matrix# 141123, Take 3 Matrix# 141124, Take 2
October 8, 1925 October 8, 1925
New York, New York New York, New York

Just Around The Corner While We Danced Till Dawn
Ted Lewis and His Band Ted Lewis and His Band
Columbia 504-D Columbia 504-D
Matrix# 141212, Take 3 Matrix# 141211, Take 4
October 28, 1925 October 28, 1925
New York, New York New York, New York

Don't Wake Me Up (Let Me Dream) That Certain Party
Ted Lewis and His Band Ted Lewis and His Band
Columbia 531-D Columbia 531-D
Matrix# 141393, Take 2 Matrix# 141415, Take 2
December 15, 1925 December 18, 1925
New York, New York New York, New York
Note: Lamination crack one-half inch inward, not audible.

Pretty Little Baby I Wish't I Was In Peoria
Ted Lewis and His Band Ted Lewis and His Band
Columbia 543-D Columbia 543-D
Matrix# 141436, Take 3 Matrix# 141437, Take 2
December 28, 1925 December 28, 1925
New York, New York New York, New York

Poor Papa In My Gondola
Ted Lewis and His Band Ted Lewis and His Band
Columbia 585-D Columbia 585-D
Matrix# 141657, Take 3 Matrix# 141672, Take 1
February 10, 1926 February 1926
Chicago, Illinois Chicago, Illinois

No I've Found A New Baby
Ted Lewis and His Band Ted Lewis and His Band
Columbia 600-D Columbia 600-D
Matrix# 141665, Take 4 Matrix# 141673, Take 3
February 1926 February 1926
Chicago, Illinois Chicago, Illinois

Drifting and Dreaming The Monkey Doodle-Doo
Ted Lewis and His Band Ted Lewis and His Band
Columbia 620-D Columbia 620-D
Matrix# 141394, Take 3 Matrix# 141416, Take 2
December 15, 1925 December 18, 1925
New York, New York New York, New York

That's Why I Love You Where'd You Get Those Eyes?
Ted Lewis and His Band Ted Lewis and His Band
Columbia 667-D Columbia 667-D
Matrix# 142271, Take 3 Matrix# 142272, Take 4
June 1, 1926 June 1, 1926
New York, New York New York, New York

Iyone - My Own Iyone Hi-Diddle-Diddle
Ted Lewis and His Band Ted Lewis and His Band
Columbia 670-D Columbia 670-D
Matrix# 142273, Take 4 Matrix# 142274, Take 3
June 2, 1926 June 2, 1926
New York, New York New York, New York
Note: Lamination cracks audible, first few seconds damaged/missing. Note: Lamination cracks audible.

My Mamma's In Town The New St. Louis Blues
Ted Lewis and His Band Ted Lewis and His Band
Columbia 697-D Columbia 697-D
Matrix# 142275, Take 2 Matrix# 142276, Take 2
June 3, 1926 June 3, 1926
New York, New York New York, New York
Note: Lamination cracks but not audible. Note: Lamination cracks but not audible.

I Can't Get Over a Girl Like You For My Sweetheart
Ted Lewis and His Band Leo Reisman and His Orchestra
Columbia 754-D Columbia 754-D
Matrix# 142448, Take 3 Matrix# 142388, Take 4
July 26, 1926 July 12, 1926
Chicago, Illinois New York, New York

Tiger Rag Blues (My Naughty Sweetie Gives To Me)
Ted Lewis and His Band Ted Lewis and His Band
Columbia 770-D Columbia 770-D
Matrix# 142444, Take 2 Matrix# 142445, Take 2
July 16, 1926 July 16, 1926
Chicago, Illinois Chicago, Illinois

Bugle Call Rag Some Of These Days
Ted Lewis and His Band Ted Lewis and His Band with Sophie Tucker
Columbia 826-D Columbia 826-D
Matrix# 142950, Take 4 Matrix# 142955, Take 2
November 22, 1926 November 23, 1926
Chicago, Illinois Chicago, Illinois

Wistful and Blue If You See Sally
Ted Lewis and His Band Ted Lewis and His Band
Columbia 844-D Columbia 844-D
Matrix# 142962, Take 4 Matrix# 142963, Take 3
November 26, 1926 November 26, 1926
Chicago, Illinois Chicago, Illinois
Note: Electrical hum on master, reduced by filtering.

Wandering in Dreamland Lily
Ted Lewis and His Band Ted Lewis and His Band
Columbia 895-D Columbia 895-D
Matrix# 143442, Take 1 Matrix# 143443, Take 4
February 6, 1927 February 6, 1927
New York, New York New York, New York

When My Baby Smiles At Me Keep A Little Sunshine In Your Heart
Ted Lewis and His Band Ted Lewis and His Band
Columbia 922-D Columbia 922-D
Matrix# 142951, Take 3 Matrix# 142954, Take 3
November 22, 1926 November 23, 1926
Chicago, Illinois Chicago, Illinois
Note: Electrical hum on master, reduced by filtering. Note: Electrical hum on master, reduced by filtering.

Fifty Million Frenchmen Can't Be Wrong One Sweet Letter From You
Ted Lewis and His Band Ted Lewis and His Band
Columbia 988-D Columbia 988-D
Matrix# 144052, Take 3 Matrix# 144053, Take 1
April 27, 1927 April 27, 1927
New York, New York New York, New York

Wah! Wah! Frankie and Johnny
Ted Lewis and His Band Ted Lewis and His Band
Columbia 1017-D Columbia 1017-D
Matrix# 143640, Take 3 Matrix# 143998, Take 1
March 23, 1927 April 21, 1927
New York, New York New York, New York

The Memphis Blues Beale Street Blues
Ted Lewis and His Band Ted Lewis and His Band
Columbia 1050-D Columbia 1050-D
Matrix# 143997, Take 1 Matrix# 144262, Take 3
April 21, 1927 June 8, 1927
New York, New York New York, New York

The Darktown Strutters' Ball Alexander's Ragtime Band
Ted Lewis and His Band Ted Lewis and His Band
Columbia 1084-D Columbia 1084-D
Matrix# 143708, Take 2 Matrix# 144247, Take 4
March 23, 1927 June 2, 1927
New York, New York New York, New York

Down The Old Church Aisle Is Everybody Happy Now?
Ted Lewis and His Band Ted Lewis and His Band
Columbia 1207-D Columbia 1207-D
Matrix# 144261 3-B-17, Take 3 Matrix# 144991 5-A-13, Take 5
June 8, 1927 December 2, 1927
New York, New York New York, New York

Keep Sweeping The Cobwebs Off The Moon Away Down South In Heaven
Ted Lewis and His Band Ted Lewis and His Band
Columbia 1242-D Columbia 1242-D
Matrix# 145395, Take 2 Matrix# 145421, Take 2
December 23, 1927 December 16, 1927
New York, New York New York, New York

The Sweetheart of Sigma Chi Good Night
Ted Lewis and His Band Ted Lewis and His Band
Columbia 1296-D Columbia 1296-D
Matrix# 144990, Take 4 Matrix# 145420, Take 4
November 18, 1927 December 16, 1927
New York, New York New York, New York

Mary Ann Cobble-Stones
Ted Lewis and His Band Ted Lewis and His Band
Columbia 1313-D Columbia 1313-D
Matrix# 145552, Take 2 Matrix# 145588, Take 2
January 18, 1928 January 26, 1928
New York, New York New York, New York
Note: Worn.

Hello Montreal! Laugh! Clown! Laugh!
Ted Lewis and His Band Ted Lewis and His Band
Columbia 1346-D Columbia 1346-D
Matrix# 145797, Take 6 Matrix# 145876, Take 4
March 22, 1928 March 23, 1928
New York, New York New York, New York
Note: Lamination crack at start. Note: Poor pressing.

Start The Band Oh, Baby!
Ted Lewis and His Band Ted Lewis and His Band
Columbia 1391-D Columbia 1391-D
Matrix# 145606, Take 5 Matrix# 145794, Take 5
February 1, 1928 March 21, 1928
New York, New York New York, New York

A Good Man is Hard to Find I Ain't Got Nobody
Ted Lewis and His Band Ted Lewis and His Band
Columbia 1428-D Columbia 1428-D
Matrix# 145798, Take 4 Matrix# 145799, Take 3
March 22, 1928 March 23, 1928
New York, New York New York, New York
Note: Worn. Note: Worn.

Moonlight Madness (Then You Were Gone) King For A Day
Ted Lewis and His Band Ted Lewis and His Band
Columbia 1485-D Columbia 1485-D
Matrix# 146733, Take 3 Matrix# 146746, Take 2
July 17, 1928 July 19, 1928
New York, New York New York, New York

A Jazz Holiday Jungle Blues
Ted Lewis and His Band Ted Lewis and His Band
Columbia 1525-D Columbia 1525-D
Matrix# 145953, Take 3 Matrix# 145954, Take 4
April 3, 1928 April 3, 1928
New York, New York New York, New York

Shim-Me-Sha-Wabble Clarinet Marmalade
Ted Lewis and His Band Ted Lewis and His Band
Columbia 1573-D Columbia 1573-D
Matrix# 146642, Take 3 Matrix# 146643, Take 4
July 16, 1928 July 16, 1928
New York, New York New York, New York

Wear A Hat With A Silver Lining She's Funny That Way
Ted Lewis and His Band Ted Lewis and His Band
Columbia 1656-D Columbia 1656-D
Matrix# 147693, Take 3 Matrix# 147696, Take 2
December 4, 1928 December 5, 1928
New York, New York New York, New York
Note: Small dig at 0:44.

When the Curtain Comes Down Glad Rag Doll
Ted Lewis and His Band Ted Lewis and His Band
Columbia 1709-D Columbia 1709-D
Matrix# 147417, Take 2 Matrix# 147423, Take 3
December 12, 1928 December 13, 1928
New York, New York New York, New York

When the Curtain Comes Down Russian Lullaby
Ted Lewis and His Band Ted Lewis and His Band
Columbia 5389 Columbia 5389
Matrix# 147417, Take 2 Matrix# 147722, Take 3
December 12, 1928 December 20, 1928
New York, New York New York, New York
Note: Same as Columbia 1709-D. Lamination crack 3/4th to center, not audible.

Limehouse Blues Roses of Picardy
Ted Lewis and His Band Ted Lewis and His Band
Columbia 1789-D Columbia 1789-D
Matrix# 147416, Take 4 Matrix# 147721, Take 3
December 11, 1928 December 20, 1928
New York, New York New York, New York

Limehouse Blues Allah's Holiday
Ted Lewis and His Band Ted Lewis and His Band
Columbia 5330 Columbia 5330
Matrix# 147416, Take 4 Matrix# 147700, Take 3
December 11, 1928 December 6, 1928
New York, New York New York, New York

I'm Walkin' Around in a Dream Maybe - Who Knows?
Ted Lewis and His Band Ted Lewis and His Band
Columbia 1854-D Columbia 1854-D
Matrix# 148559, Take 1 Matrix# 148562, Take 3
May 26, 1929 May 26, 1929
Los Angeles, California Los Angeles, California
Note: Lamination cracks but not audible. Note: Lamination cracks but not audible.

I'm The Medicine Man For The Blues Wouldn't It Be Wonderful?
Ted Lewis and His Band Ted Lewis and His Band
Columbia 1882-D Columbia 1882-D
Matrix# 148560, Take 3 Matrix# 148561, Take 2
May 26, 1929 May 26, 1929
Los Angeles, California Los Angeles, California

Lewisada Blues I Love You
Ted Lewis and His Band Ted Lewis and His Band
Columbia 1916-D Columbia 1916-D
Matrix# 148568, Take 5 (Take 4 listed in ADBD) Matrix# 148578, Take 2
June 4, 1929 June 5, 1929
Los Angeles, California Los Angeles, California

Through! Lonely Troubadour
Ted Lewis and His Band Ted Lewis and His Band
Columbia 1957-D Columbia 1957-D
Matrix# 148933, Take 4 Matrix# 148936, Take 3
August 23, 1929 August 24, 1929
New York, New York New York, New York

My Little Dream Boat Lady Luck
Ted Lewis and His Band Ted Lewis and His Band
Columbia 1999-D Columbia 1999-D
Matrix# 146742, Take 1 Matrix# 148932, Take 3
July 18, 1928 August 22, 1929
New York, New York New York, New York

My Little Dream Boat In the Land of Jazz
Ted Lewis and His Band Ted Lewis and His Band
Columbia CB 5 Columbia CB 5
Matrix# 146742, Take 1 Matrix# 148566, Take 3
July 18, 1928 May 30, 1929
New York, New York Los Angeles, California

Farewell Blues Wabash Blues
Ted Lewis and His Band Ted Lewis and His Band
Columbia 2029-D Columbia 2029-D
Matrix# 148930, Take 3 Matrix# 148931, Take 4
August 21, 1929 August 21, 1929
New York, New York New York, New York
Note: Recording/pressing problem at 0:36.

You've Got That Thing Harmonica Harry
Ted Lewis and His Band Ted Lewis and His Band
Columbia 2088-D Columbia 2088-D
Matrix# 149613, Take 2 Matrix# 149734, Take 4
December 23, 1929 January 6, 1930
New York, New York New York, New York

San Aunt Hagar's Blues
Ted Lewis and His Band Ted Lewis and His Band
Columbia 2113-D Columbia 2113-D
Matrix# 149743, Take 4 Matrix# 149784, Take 3
January 8, 1930 January 20, 1930
New York, New York New York, New York

On the Sunny Side of the Street Singing a Vagabond Song
Ted Lewis and His Band Ted Lewis and His Band
Columbia 2144-D Columbia 2144-D
Matrix# 150043, Take 2 Matrix# 150050, Take 4
February 28, 1930 March 3, 1930
New York, New York New York, New York

The Lonesome Road Dinah
Ted Lewis and His Band Ted Lewis and His Band
Columbia 2181-D Columbia 2181-D
Matrix# 149758, Take 2 Matrix# 149911, Take 4
January 10, 1930 January 24, 1930
New York, New York New York, New York

The Yellow Dog Blues Sobbin' Blues
Ted Lewis and His Band Ted Lewis and His Band
Columbia 2217-D Columbia 2217-D
Matrix# 150482, Take 4 Matrix# 150490, Take 2
April 18, 1930 April 24, 1930
New York, New York New York, New York

The World Is Waiting For The Sunrise Three O'Clock In The Morning
Ted Lewis and His Band Ted Lewis and His Band
Columbia 2246-D Columbia 2246-D
Matrix# 150460, Take 3 Matrix# 150467, Take 7
Matrix# 150467, Take 8
April 14, 1930 April 24, 1930
New York, New York New York, New York

Homemade Sunshine Laughing At Life
Ted Lewis and His Band Ted Lewis and His Band
Columbia 2311-D Columbia 2311-D
Matrix# 150855, Take 4 (Take 5 listed in ADBD) Matrix# 150856, Take 3
October 3, 1930 October 3, 1930
New York, New York New York, New York
Note: Lamination crack at start. Note: Lamination crack at start.

Somebody Stole My Gal Someday Sweetheart
Ted Lewis and His Band Ted Lewis and His Band
Columbia 2336-D Columbia 2336-D
Matrix# 150478, Take 2 Matrix# 150479, Take 4
April 17, 1930 April 17, 1930
New York, New York New York, New York

Headin' For Better Times Just A Gigolo
Ted Lewis and His Band Ted Lewis and His Band
Columbia 2378-D Columbia 2378-D
Matrix# 151196, Take 4 Matrix# 151206, Take 1
January 12, 1931 January 13, 1931
New York, New York New York, New York

At Last I'm Happy Truly
Ted Lewis and His Band Ted Lewis and His Band
Columbia 2408-D Columbia 2408-D
Matrix# 151197, Take 3 Matrix# 151306, Take 2
January 12, 1931 February 13, 1931
New York, New York New York, New York

Egyptian-Ella I'm Crazy 'Bout My Baby
Ted Lewis and His Band Ted Lewis and His Band
Columbia 2428-D Columbia 2428-D
Matrix# 151395, Take 2 Matrix# 151396, Take 1
March 5, 1931 March 5, 1931
New York, New York New York, New York

One More Time Ho Hum!
Ted Lewis and His Band Ted Lewis and His Band
Columbia 2452-D Columbia 2452-D
Matrix# 151514, Take 2 Matrix# 151517, Take 3
April 13, 1931 April 15, 1931
New York, New York New York, New York
Note: Worn. Note: Worn.

Dip Your Brush In The Sunshine The Little Old Church In The Valley
Ted Lewis and His Band Ted Lewis and His Band
Columbia 2467-D Columbia 2467-D
Matrix# 151513, Take 2 Matrix# 151518, Take 3
April 13, 1931 April 15, 1931
New York, New York New York, New York

I'm All Dressed Up With A Broken Heart I Love You In The Same Sweet Way
Ted Lewis and His Band Ted Lewis and His Band
Columbia 2492-D Columbia 2492-D
Matrix# 151662, Take 3 Matrix# 151663, Take 3
July 1, 1931 July 1, 1931
New York, New York New York, New York
Note: Lots of lamination cracks along edges, not audible.

Dallas Blues Royal Garden Blues
Ted Lewis and His Band Ted Lewis and His Band
Columbia 2527-D Columbia 2527-D
Matrix# 151397, Take 3 Matrix# 151398, Take 2
March 6, 1931 March 6, 1931
New York, New York New York, New York

Old Playmate An Ev'ning In Caroline
Ted Lewis and His Band Ted Lewis and His Band
Columbia 2560-D Columbia 2560-D
Matrix# 151864, Take 4 Matrix# 151865, Take 3
October 26, 1931 October 27, 1931
New York, New York New York, New York
Note: Lamination cracks but not audible. Note: Lamination cracks but not audible.

My Woman! Somebody Loves You
Ted Lewis and His Band Ted Lewis and His Band
Columbia 2635-D Columbia 2635-D
Matrix# 152136, Take 1 Matrix# 152141, Take 1
March 15, 1932 March 16, 1932
New York, New York New York, New York

In A Shanty In Old Shanty Town Sweet Sue - Just You
Ted Lewis and His Band Ted Lewis and His Band
Columbia 2652-D Columbia 2652-D
Matrix# 152137, Take 2 Matrix# 152140, Take 4
March 15, 1932 March 16, 1932
New York, New York New York, New York

I'm Sure of Everything But You Play Fiddle Play
Ted Lewis and His Band Ted Lewis and His Band
Columbia 2728-D Columbia 2728-D
Matrix# 152322, Take 3 Matrix# 152323, Take 3
November 28, 1932 November 28, 1932
New York, New York New York, New York
Note: Worn and cracked all the way through.

Buy American! (And Good Times Will Come Thru') Try a Little Tenderness
Ted Lewis and His Band Ted Lewis and His Band
Columbia 2748-D Columbia 2748-D
Matrix# 152362, Take 2 Matrix# 152365, Take 2
January 31, 1933 February 1, 1933
New York, New York New York, New York
Note: Worn.

There's A New Day Comin' Have You Ever Been Lonely? (Have You Ever Been Blue)
Ted Lewis and His Band Ted Lewis and His Band
Columbia 2753-D Columbia 2753-D
Matrix# 152360, Take 1 Matrix# 152363, Take 3
January 31, 1933 February 1, 1933
New York, New York New York, New York
Note: Worn.

There's A Ring Around My Rainbow All Aboard For Dreamland, Baby
Ted Lewis and His Band Ted Lewis and His Band
Columbia 2758-D Columbia 2758-D
Matrix# 152361, Take 1 Matrix# 152364, Take 2
January 31, 1933 February 1, 1933
New York, New York New York, New York
Note: Worn with many lamination cracks at the beginning.

The Gold Diggers' Song Sweetheart Darlin'
Ted Lewis and His Band Ben Selvin and His Orchestra
Columbia 639 (England) Columbia 639 (England)
Matrix# 152393, Take 3 Matrix# 265123, Take 2
April 19, 1933 May 23, 1933
New York, New York New York, New York
Note: Same as Columbia 2775-D. Note: Small skip at 1:50.

Moonlight Millionaires Stormy Weather
Ted Lewis and His Band Ted Lewis and His Band
Columbia 2774-D Columbia 2774-D
Matrix# 152394, Take 1 Matrix# 152400, Take 2
April 19, 1933 May 2, 1933
New York, New York New York, New York

The Gold Diggers' Song (We're In The Money) It's Sunday Down In Caroline
Ted Lewis and His Band Ted Lewis and His Band
Columbia 2775-D Columbia 2775-D
Matrix# 152393 3, Take 3 Matrix# 152401 1, Take 1
April 19, 1933 May 2, 1933
New York, New York New York, New York

In A Garden In Old Kalua An Old, Old Man, With An Old, Old Pipe
Ted Lewis and His Band Ted Lewis and His Band
Columbia 2777-D Columbia 2777-D
Matrix# 152399 2-A-1, Take 2 Matrix# 152402 1-A-2, Take 1
April 19, 1933 May 2, 1933
New York, New York New York, New York

Lazybones Rhythm
Ted Lewis and His Band Ted Lewis and His Band
Columbia 2786-D Columbia 2786-D
Matrix# 152420, Take 1 Matrix# 152423, Take 3
June 22, 1933 June 22, 1933
New York, New York New York, New York

In The Vine Covered Church 'Way Back Home Here You Come With Love
Ted Lewis and His Band Ted Lewis and His Band
Columbia 2799-D Columbia 2799-D
Matrix# 152422, Take 2 Matrix# 152454, Take 2
June 22, 1933 July 28, 1933
New York, New York Chicago, Illinois

Ten Thousand Years Ago Little Locket Of Long Ago
Ted Lewis and His Band Ted Lewis and His Band
Columbia 2807-D Columbia 2807-D
Matrix# 152453, Take 3 Matrix# 152455, Take 2
July 28, 1933 July 28, 1933
Chicago, Illinois Chicago, Illinois

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