Ted Lewis
1890-1971
Recording Career: 1917-1957

For a biography and more information about this amazing entertainer, check out the Ted Lewis Museum:
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Complete Sequential Discography from 1917-1933!

The following recordings are listed by sequence performed in the studio and in some cases the recording companies would assign later catalog numbers to earlier matrices.


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EARL FULLER'S FAMOUS JAZZ BAND
Ted Lewis on clarinet & leader (Earl Fuller just contracted his name out)
12 Sides


June 4, 1917 (New York, New York)
Ted Lewis - clarinet & leader / Ernest Cutting - piano / Harry Raderman - trombone / Walter Kahn - cornet / John Lucas - drums
Label Slippery Hank Victor 18321-A Matrix# B-20062, Take 2
Label Yah-de-dah Victor 18321-B Matrix# B-20063, Take 2


August 13, 1917 (New York, New York)
Label Old Grey Mare Victor 18369-A Matrix# B-20504, Take 1
Label Beale Street Blues Victor 18369-B Matrix# B-20505, Take 2


September 10, 1917 (New York, New York)
Label Coon Band Contest Victor 18394-B Matrix# B-20503, Take 4
Label Li'l' Liza Jane (vocals) Victor 18394-A Matrix# B-20549, Take 3


ca. March 1918 (New York, New York)
Label Jazz De Luxe Emerson 952 Matrix# 3182-2
Label Jazbo Jazz Emerson 952 Matrix# 3183-1


June 4, 1918 (New York, New York)
Disc
Cylinder
I'm Sorry I Made You Cry (Disc Version)
Cylinder Version
Edison 50521-L
Blue Amberol 3585
Matrix# 6198-C-10-116
Disc
Cylinder
Jazbo Jazz (Disc Version)
Cylinder Version
Edison 50505-L
Blue Amberol 3554
Matrix# 6199-C-2-69


June 13, 1918 (New York, New York)
Disc
Cylinder
Jazz De Luxe (Disc Version)
Cylinder Version
Edison 50541-R
Blue Amberol 3610
Matrix# 6224-C-5-43
Label Jazzin' Around (Cylinder Only) Edison Blue Amberol #3572 Disc Matrix# 6225-C (-)


(Two more sides without Lewis on the Arto Label around December 1919)


TED LEWIS AND HIS BAND on COLUMBIA RECORDS
Ted Lewis on clarinet, C melody saxophone and vocals
228 Sides plus 1 Unissued Side


September 5, 1919 (New York, New York)
Ted Lewis - clarinet, C melody saxophone, vocals (noted with *) & leader / Harry Raderman - trombone / Walter Kahn - cornet / Ernie Cutting - piano / John Lucas - drums
Label Blues (My Naughty Sweety Gave Me) Columbia A2798 Matrix# 78624, Take 2


October 18, 1919 (New York, New York)
Label Wond'ring Columbia A2857 Matrix# 78623, Take 8


December 9, 1919 (New York, New York)
Label "O" (Oh!)
(guest vocal by Jack Kaufman)
Columbia A2844 Matrix# 78851, Take 1


January 12, 1920 (New York, New York)
Label Bo-La-Bo Columbia A2895 Matrix# 78924, Take 3
Label When My Baby Smiles At Me * Columbia A2908 Matrix# 78925


March 14, 1920 (New York, New York)
Label Oh! By Jingo Columbia (unissued song) Matrix# 79046, Take 1
Label I'll See You in C-U-B-A Columbia A2927 Matrix# 79047, Take 1


March 28, 1920 (New York, New York)
Label The Moon Shines on the Moonshine Columbia A2927 Matrix# 79086, Take 4


April 9, 1920 (New York, New York)
Label Somehow (Number One) Columbia A2945 Matrix# 79111, Take 3


August 25, 1920 (Chicago, Illinois)
Label Fair One Columbia A2998 Matrix# 79361, Take 1
Label I Love You Sunday Columbia A3306 Matrix# 79362, Take 1
Label The Hula Blues Columbia A3306 Matrix# 79363, Take 3
Label Tired Of Me Columbia A3329 Matrix# 79365, Take 3
Label That Riga-Liga-Lee Columbia A3329 Matrix# 79366, Take 3
Label Gypsy Moon Columbia A2998 Matrix# 79367, Take 2


November 28, 1920 (New York, New York)
Label Broadway Rose Columbia A3351 Matrix# 79542, Take 2
Matrix# 79542, Take 4


November 29, 1920 (New York, New York)
Label Margie Columbia A3351 Matrix# 79546, Take 2


February 1921 (San Francisco, California)
Ted Lewis - clarinet, C melody saxophone, vocals (noted with *) & leader / Harry Raderman - trombone / Walter Kahn and Dave Klein - cornets / Ernie Cutting - piano / John Lucas - drums
Label Queen of Sheba Columbia A3421 Matrix# 79687, Take 2
Label I'm Coming Back to You - Maybe Columbia A3400 Matrix# 79688, Take 1
Label Underneath The Palms Columbia A3411 Matrix# 79689, Take 3


March 22, 1921 (San Francisco, California)
Label Where Is My Daddy Now Blues Columbia A3421 Matrix# 79695, Take 2
Label Love Me Columbia A3411 Matrix# 79696, Take 2


June 11, 1921 (New York, New York)
Label All By Myself Columbia A3434 Matrix# 79884, Take 4


July 1, 1921 (New York, New York)
Label Sally, Won't You Come Back * Columbia A3453 Matrix# 79923, Take 3


July 13, 1921 (New York, New York)
Ted Lewis - clarinet, C melody saxophone, vocals (noted with *) & leader / Harry Raderman - trombone / Walter Kahn and Dave Klein - cornets / Dick Reynolds - piano / John Lucas - drums
Label Second Hand Rose Columbia A3453 Matrix# 79937, Take 2


August 17 or 18, 1921 (New York, New York)
Label Wang Wang Blues Columbia A3464 Matrix# 79963, Take 2
Label Home Again Blues Columbia A3464 Matrix# 79964, Take 4


September 12, 1921 (New York, New York)
Label Ma Columbia A3473 Matrix# 79984, Take 3


September 13, 1921 (New York, New York)
Label Bimini Bay Columbia A3473 Matrix# 79988, Take 2


October 19, 1921 (New York, New York)
Label Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes (Down in Tennessee) Columbia A3499 Matrix# 80017, Take 4


October 21, 1921 (New York, New York)
Label Everybody Step Columbia A3499 Matrix# 80039, Take 1


December 23, 1921 (New York, New York)
Label Marie Columbia A3538 Matrix# 80122, Take 3


December 24, 1921 (New York, New York)
Label Down The Old Church Aisle * Columbia A3538 Matrix# 80037, Take 4


February 24, 1922 (New York, New York)
Label Rosy Posy Columbia A3590 Matrix# 80219, Take 2
Label Every Day Columbia A3590 Matrix# 80220, Take 7 (date not confirmed for this take)


June 2, 1922 (New York, New York)
Label Sunshine Alley Columbia A3647 Matrix# 80360, Take 7
Label We'll Build A Dear Little, Cute Little Love Nest Some Sweet Day Columbia A3647 Matrix# 80361, Take 5


June 28, 1922 (New York, New York)
Ted Lewis - clarinet, C melody saxophone, vocals (noted with *) & leader / Harry Raderman - trombone / Walter Kahn and Dave Klein - cornets / Dick Reynolds - piano / John Lucas - drums / unknown bass saxophone
Label Georgette Columbia A3662 Matrix# 80428, Take 2
Label Send Back My Honeyman Columbia A3662 Matrix# 80429, Take 2


July 20, 1922 (New York, New York)
Label Hot Lips Columbia A3676 Matrix# 80463, Take 6


July 22, 1922 (New York, New York)
Label I Love You Sweet Angeline from "Strut Miss Lizzie" Columbia A3676 Matrix# 80469, Take 6


September 15, 1922 (New York, New York)
Ted Lewis - clarinet, C melody saxophone, vocals (noted with *) & leader / Harry Raderman - trombone / Walter Kahn and Dave Klein - cornets / Dick Reynolds - piano / Vic Carpenter - banjo / John Lucas - drums / unknown bass saxophone
Label Homesick Columbia A3709 Matrix# 80543, Take 3


September 16, 1922 (New York, New York)
Label To-morrow (I'll Be In My Dixie Home Again) Columbia A3709 Matrix# 80548, Take 2


September 27, 1922 (New York, New York)
Label Fate Columbia A3738 Matrix# 80566, Take 1
Label Bees' Knees Columbia A3730 Matrix# 80567, Take 4


September 29, 1922 (New York, New York)
Label Lovin' Sam (The Sheik of Alabam) Columbia A3730 Matrix# 80573, Take 2


December 5, 1922 (Chicago, Illinois)
Label Runnin' Wild! Columbia A3790 Matrix# 80703, Take 3


December 7, 1922 (Chicago, Illinois)
Label St. Louis Blues Columbia A3790 Matrix# 80711, Take 2


January 4, 1923 (Chicago, Illinois)
Label The Memphis Blues Columbia A3813 Matrix# 80763, Take 3


January 5, 1923 (Chicago, Illinois)
Label Jenny Columbia A3814 Matrix# 80764, Take 3
Label Tiger Rag Columbia A3813 Matrix# 80765, Take 2


April 16, 1923 (New York, New York)
Label Aunt Hagar's Blues Columbia A3879 Matrix# 80970, Take 3


April 17, 1923 (New York, New York)
Label Wet Yo' Thumb Columbia A3879 Matrix# 80969, Take 6
Label Beale Street Mamma Columbia A3892 Matrix# 80971, Take 4


April 19, 1923 (New York, New York)
Label Beale Street Blues Columbia A3972 Matrix# 80979, Take 3
Label 12th. Street Rag Columbia A3972 Matrix# 80980, Take 4


April 20, 1923 (New York, New York)
Label Louisville Lou (The Vampin' Lady) Columbia A3892 Matrix# 80981, Take 3


July 5, 1923 (New York, New York)
Label Cut Yourself a Piece of Cake Columbia A3944 Matrix# 81111, Take 4


July 14, 1923 (New York, New York)
Label Annabelle Columbia A3957 Matrix# 81135, Take 3


September 16, 1923 (New York, New York)
Ted Lewis - clarinet, C melody saxophone, vocals (noted with *) & leader / Harry Raderman - trombone / Walter Kahn and Dave Klein - cornets / Dick Reynolds - piano / Vic Carpenter - banjo / Harry Barth - brass bass / John Lucas - drums
Label 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
Columbia 1S Matrix# 81218, Take 3


December 4, 1923 (Chicago, Illinois)
Label Twelve O'Clock At Night Columbia 52-D Matrix# 81381, Take 5
Label Steppin' Out Columbia 48-D Matrix# 81382, Take 3


December 6, 1923 (Chicago, Illinois)
Label Unfortunate Blues Columbia 48-D Matrix# 81386, Take 1
Label The One I Love Belongs To Somebody Else Columbia 52-D Matrix# 81387, Take 3


February 10, 1924 (New York, New York)
Label Dream Daddy Columbia 82-D Matrix# 81544, Take 1
Label Mr. Radio Man Columbia 82-D Matrix# 81545, Take 2


April 10, 1924 (New York, New York)
Label San Columbia 122-D Matrix# 81681, Take 2
Label She's Everybody's Sweetheart * Columbia 122-D Matrix# 81682, Take 3


May 24, 1924 (New York, New York)
Label June Night Columbia 157-D Matrix# 81795, Take 1


June 5, 1924 (New York, New York)
Label I Wonder What's Become of Sally? Columbia 157-D Matrix# 81790, Take 7
Label Barnyard Blues Columbia 170-D Matrix# 81808, Take 2


June 6, 1924 (New York, New York)
Label There'll Be Some Changes Made Columbia 170-D Matrix# 81811, Take 3


August 11, 1924 (New York, New York)
Ted Lewis - clarinet, C melody saxophone, vocals (noted with *) & leader / Harry Raderman and George Brunies - trombones / Walter Kahn and Dave Klein - cornets / Dick Reynolds - piano / Sol Klein - violin / Vic Carpenter - banjo / Harry Barth - brass bass / John Lucas - drums
Label Sweet Little You * Columbia 195-D Matrix# 81908, Take 3
Label Eccentric Columbia 195-D Matrix# 81909, Take 4


September 10, 1924 (New York, New York)
Label She Loves Me Columbia 227-D Matrix# 81990, Take 4


October 7, 1924 (New York, New York)
Label Too Tired * Columbia 227-D Matrix# 140094, Take 2


October 9, 1924 (New York, New York)
Label Show Me The Way Columbia 241-D Matrix# 140095, Take 2


October 17, 1924 (New York, New York)
Label Nobody Loves You Like I Do Columbia 241-D Matrix# 140110, Take 3


November 14, 1924 (New York, New York)
Label Rose-Marie * Columbia 255-D Matrix# 140140, Take 4


November 24, 1924 (New York, New York)
Label Madeline Columbia 255-D Matrix# 140149, Take 1


December 19, 1924 (New York, New York)
Label I Ain't Got Nobody To Love Columbia 274-D Matrix# 140199, Take 2


December 23, 1924 (New York, New York)
Label I Like You Best Of All * Columbia 274-D Matrix# 140205, Take 1


January 9, 1925 (New York, New York)
Label Will You Remember Me? * Columbia 295-D Matrix# 140234, Take 3


January 29, 1925 (New York, New York)
Label O, Katharina! Columbia 295-D Matrix# 140374, Take 3


February 2, 1925 (New York, New York)
Label Ah-Ha! * Columbia 311-D Matrix# 140379, Take 3


February 7, 1925 (New York, New York)
Label We're Back Together Again Columbia 311-D Matrix# 140334, Take 2


THE ELECTRICAL RECORDING ERA


June 22, 1925 (New York, New York)
Ted Lewis - clarinet, C melody saxophone, vocals (noted with *) & leader / Harry Raderman and George Brunies - trombones / Walter Kahn and Dave Klein - cornets / Dick Reynolds - piano / Sol Klein - violin / Tony Gerhardi - banjo & guitar / Harry Barth - brass bass / John Lucas - drums
Label Milenberg Joys
(Harry Barth on string bass)
Columbia 439-D Matrix# 140709, Take 2
Label Tin Roof Blues Columbia 439-D Matrix# 140710, Take 3
Label Angry Columbia 416-D Matrix# 140711, Take 2


June 23, 1925 (New York, New York)
Label Marguerite Columbia 406-D Matrix# 140714, Take 3
Label Say Arabella Columbia 416-D Matrix# 140715, Take 2
Label I Miss My Swiss Columbia 406-D Matrix# 140716, Take 2


October 8, 1925 (New York, New York)
Label Bam Bam Bamy Shore Columbia 478-D Matrix# 141123, Take 3
Label The Camel Walk Columbia 478-D Matrix# 141124, Take 2


October 28, 1925 (New York, New York)
Label While We Danced Till Dawn * Columbia 504-D Matrix# 141211, Take 4
Label Just Around The Corner * Columbia 504-D Matrix# 141212, Take 3


December 15, 1925 (New York, New York)
Label Don't Wake Me Up (Let Me Dream) Columbia 531-D Matrix# 141393, Take 2
Label Drifting and Dreaming Columbia 620-D Matrix# 141394, Take 3


December 18, 1925 (New York, New York)
Label That Certain Party * Columbia 531-D Matrix# 141415, Take 2
Label The Monkey Doodle-Doo Columbia 620-D Matrix# 141416, Take 2


December 28, 1925 (New York, New York)
Label Pretty Little Baby Columbia 543-D Matrix# 141436, Take 3
Label I Wish't I Was In Peoria * Columbia 543-D Matrix# 141437, Take 2


February 10, 1926 (Chicago, Illinois)
Label Poor Papa Columbia 585-D Matrix# 141657, Take 3


February 1926 (Chicago, Illinois)
Label No * Columbia 600-D Matrix# 141665, Take 4
Label In My Gondola * Columbia 585-D Matrix# 141672, Take 1
Label I've Found A New Baby Columbia 600-D Matrix# 141673, Take 3


June 1, 1926 (New York, New York)
Label That's Why I Love You * Columbia 667-D Matrix# 142271, Take 3
Label Where'd You Get Those Eyes? * Columbia 667-D Matrix# 142272, Take 4


June 2, 1926 (New York, New York)
Label Iyone - My Own Iyone *
(guest Frank Ferera on Hawaiian guitar)
Columbia 670-D Matrix# 142273, Take 4
Label Hi-Diddle-Diddle * Columbia 670-D Matrix# 142274, Take 3


June 3, 1926 (New York, New York)
Label My Mamma's In Town * Columbia 697-D Matrix# 142275, Take 2
Label The New St. Louis Blues Columbia 697-D Matrix# 142276, Take 2


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


July 26, 1926 (Chicago, Illinois)
Label I Can't Get Over a Girl Like You Columbia 754-D Matrix# 142448, Take 3


November 22, 1926 (Chicago, Illinois)
Label Bugle Call Rag Columbia 826-D Matrix# 142950, Take 4
Label When My Baby Smiles At Me * Columbia 922-D Matrix# 142951, Take 3


November 23, 1926 (Chicago, Illinois)
Label Keep A Little Sunshine In Your Heart * Columbia 922-D Matrix# 142954, Take 3
Label Some Of These Days
(guest vocal by Sophie Tucker)
Columbia 826-D Matrix# 142955, Take 2


November 26, 1926 (Chicago, Illinois)
Label Wistful and Blue * Columbia 844-D Matrix# 142962, Take 4
Label If You See Sally * Columbia 844-D Matrix# 142963, Take 3


February 6, 1927 (New York, New York)
Label Wandering in Dreamland * Columbia 895-D Matrix# 143442, Take 1
Label Lily * Columbia 895-D Matrix# 143443, Take 4


March 23, 1927 (New York, New York)
Label Wah! Wah! * Columbia 1017-D Matrix# 143640, Take 3
Label The Darktown Strutters' Ball * Columbia 1084-D Matrix# 143708, Take 2


April 21, 1927 (New York, New York)
Label The Memphis Blues Columbia 1050-D Matrix# 143997, Take 1
Label Frankie and Johnny * Columbia 1017-D Matrix# 143998, Take 1


April 27, 1927 (New York, New York)
Label Fifty Million Frenchmen Can't Be Wrong * Columbia 988-D Matrix# 144052, Take 3
Label One Sweet Letter From You * Columbia 988-D Matrix# 144053, Take 1


June 2, 1927 (New York, New York)
Label Alexander's Ragtime Band * Columbia 1084-D Matrix# 144247, Take 4


June 8, 1927 (New York, New York)
Label Down The Old Church Aisle * Columbia 1207-D Matrix# 144261, Take 3
Label Beale Street Blues Columbia 1050-D Matrix# 144262, Take 3


November 18, 1927 (New York, New York)
Label The Sweetheart of Sigma Chi * Columbia 1296-D Matrix# 144990, Take 4


December 2, 1927 (New York, New York)
Label Is Everybody Happy Now? * Columbia 1207-D Matrix# 144991, Take 5


December 16, 1927 (New York, New York)
Label Good Night * Columbia 1296-D Matrix# 145420, Take 4
Label Away Down South In Heaven * Columbia 1242-D Matrix# 145421, Take 2


December 23, 1927 (New York, New York)
Label Keep Sweeping The Cobwebs Off The Moon
(guest vocal by Ruth Etting)
Columbia 1242-D Matrix# 145395, Take 2


January 18, 1928 (New York, New York)
Label Mary Ann * Columbia 1313-D Matrix# 145552, Take 2


January 26, 1928 (New York, New York)
Ted Lewis - clarinet, C melody saxophone, vocals (noted with *) & leader / Harry Raderman and George Brunies - trombones / Walter Kahn and Dave Klein - cornets / Don Murray - clarinet, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone & baritone saxophone / Frank Ross - piano / Sol Klein - violin / Tony Gerhardi - banjo & guitar / Harry Barth - brass bass / John Lucas - drums
Label Cobble-Stones Columbia 1313-D Matrix# 145588, Take 2


February 1, 1928 (New York, New York)
Label Start The Band * Columbia 1391-D Matrix# 145606, Take 5


March 21, 1928 (New York, New York)
Label Oh, Baby! * Columbia 1391-D Matrix# 145794, Take 5


March 22, 1928 (New York, New York)
Label Hello Montreal! * Columbia 1346-D Matrix# 145797, Take 6
Label A Good Man is Hard to Find * Columbia 1428-D Matrix# 145798, Take 4


March 23, 1928 (New York, New York)
Label I Ain't Got Nobody * Columbia 1428-D Matrix# 145799, Take 3
Label Laugh! Clown! Laugh! * Columbia 1346-D Matrix# 145876, Take 4


April 3, 1928 (New York, New York)
Label A Jazz Holiday * Columbia 1525-D Matrix# 145953, Take 3
Label Jungle Blues Columbia 1525-D Matrix# 145954, Take 4


July 16, 1928 (New York, New York)
Label Shim-Me-Sha-Wabble Columbia 1573-D Matrix# 146642, Take 3
Label Clarinet Marmalade Columbia 1573-D Matrix# 146643, Take 4


July 17, 1928 (New York, New York)
Label Moonlight Madness (Then You Were Gone) * Columbia 1485-D Matrix# 146733, Take 3


July 18, 1928 (New York, New York)
Label My Little Dream Boat * Columbia 1999-D Matrix# 146742, Take 1


July 19, 1928 (New York, New York)
Label King For A Day * Columbia 1485-D Matrix# 146746, Take 2


December 4, 1928 (New York, New York)
Label Wear A Hat With A Silver Lining * Columbia 1656-D Matrix# 147693, Take 3


December 5, 1928 (New York, New York)
Label She's Funny That Way * Columbia 1656-D Matrix# 147696, Take 2


December 6, 1928 (New York, New York)
Label Allah's Holiday Columbia 5330 Matrix# 147700, Take 3


December 11, 1928 (New York, New York)
Label Limehouse Blues Columbia 1789-D Matrix# 147416, Take 4


December 12, 1928 (New York, New York)
Label When the Curtain Comes Down * Columbia 1709-D Matrix# 147417, Take 2


December 13, 1928 (New York, New York)
Label Glad Rag Doll * Columbia 1709-D Matrix# 147423, Take 3


December 20, 1928 (New York, New York)
Label Roses of Picardy * Columbia 1789-D Matrix# 147721, Take 3
Label Russian Lullaby Columbia 5389 Matrix# 147722, Take 3


May 26, 1929 (Los Angeles, California)
Ted Lewis - clarinet, C melody saxophone, vocals (noted with *) & leader / Harry Raderman and George Brunies - trombones / Muggsy Spanier and Dave Klein - cornets / Don Murray - clarinet, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone & baritone saxophone / Frank Ross - piano / Sol Klein - violin / Tony Gerhardi - banjo & guitar / Bob Escamilla - brass bass / John Lucas - drums
Label I'm Walkin' Around in a Dream * Columbia 1854-D Matrix# 148559, Take 1
Label I'm The Medicine Man For The Blues * Columbia 1882-D Matrix# 148560, Take 3
Label Wouldn't It Be Wonderful? * Columbia 1882-D Matrix# 148561, Take 2
Label Maybe - Who Knows? * Columbia 1854-D Matrix# 148562, Take 3


May 30, 1929 (Los Angeles, California)
Label In the Land of Jazz * Columbia CB 5 Matrix# 148566, Take 3


June 4, 1929 (Los Angeles, California)
Label Lewisada Blues Columbia 1916-D Matrix# 148568, Take 5


June 5, 1929 (Los Angeles, California)
Label I Love You * Columbia 1916-D Matrix# 148578, Take 2


August 21, 1929 (New York, New York)
Ted Lewis - clarinet, C melody saxophone, vocals (noted with *) & leader / Harry Raderman and George Brunies - trombones / Muggsy Spanier and Dave Klein - cornets / Frank Teschmacher - clarinet / Frank Ross - piano / Sol Klein - violin / Tony Gerhardi - banjo & guitar / Bob Escamilla - brass bass / John Lucas - drums
Label Farewell Blues Columbia 2029-D Matrix# 148930, Take 3
Label Wabash Blues Columbia 2029-D Matrix# 148931, Take 4


August 22, 1929 (New York, New York)
Ted Lewis - clarinet, C melody saxophone, vocals (noted with *) & leader / Harry Raderman and George Brunies - trombones / Muggsy Spanier and Dave Klein - cornets / Frank Ross - piano / Sol Klein - violin / Tony Gerhardi - banjo & guitar / Bob Escamilla - brass bass / John Lucas - drums
Label Lady Luck * Columbia 1999-D Matrix# 148932, Take 3


August 23, 1929 (New York, New York)
Label Through! * Columbia 1957-D Matrix# 148933, Take 4


August 24, 1929 (New York, New York)
Label Lonely Troubadour * Columbia 1957-D Matrix# 148936, Take 3


December 23, 1929 (New York, New York)
Ted Lewis - clarinet, C melody saxophone, vocals (noted with *) & leader / Harry Raderman and George Brunies - trombones / Muggsy Spanier and Dave Klein - cornets / Jimmy Dorsey - clarinet, alto saxophone & baritone saxophone / Jack Aaronson - piano / Sol Klein - violin / Tony Gerhardi - banjo & guitar / Harry Barth - brass bass & string bass / John Lucas - drums
Label You've Got That Thing * Columbia 2088-D Matrix# 149613, Take 2


January 6, 1930 (New York, New York)
(with unknown harmonica player)
Label Harmonica Harry * Columbia 2088-D Matrix# 149734, Take 4


January 8, 1930 (New York, New York)
(with George Brunies doubling on kazoo)
Label San Columbia 2113-D Matrix# 149743, Take 4


January 10, 1930 (New York, New York)
(with The Dixie Four on vocals alongside Ted Lewis)
Label The Lonesome Road * Columbia 2181-D Matrix# 149758, Take 2


January 20, 1930 (New York, New York)
Label Aunt Hagar's Blues * Columbia 2113-D Matrix# 149784, Take 3


January 24, 1930 (New York, New York)
(with The Four Dusty Travelers on vocals alongside Ted Lewis)
Label Dinah * Columbia 2181-D Matrix# 149911, Take 4


February 28, 1930 (New York, New York)
Label On the Sunny Side of the Street * Columbia 2144-D Matrix# 150043, Take 2


March 3, 1930 (New York, New York)
Label Singing a Vagabond Song * Columbia 2144-D Matrix# 150050, Take 4


April 14, 1930 (New York, New York)
Label The World Is Waiting For The Sunrise Columbia 2246-D Matrix# 150460, Take 3


April 17, 1930 (New York, New York)
Label Somebody Stole My Gal * Columbia 2336-D Matrix# 150478, Take 2
Label Someday Sweetheart * Columbia 2336-D Matrix# 150479, Take 4


April 18, 1930 (New York, New York)
Label The Yellow Dog Blues Columbia 2217-D Matrix# 150482, Take 4


April 24, 1930 (New York, New York)
Label Three O'Clock In The Morning * Columbia 2246-D Matrix# 150467, Take 7
Matrix# 150467, Take 8
Label Sobbin' Blues Columbia 2217-D Matrix# 150490, Take 2


October 3, 1930 (New York, New York)
Ted Lewis - clarinet, C melody saxophone, vocals (noted with *) & leader / Harry Raderman and Jack Teagarden - trombones / Dave Klein and Manny Klein- trumpets / Louis Martin - alto saxophone & baritone saxophone / Jack Aaronson - piano / Sol Klein and Sam Shapiro - violins / Tony Gerhardi - guitar / Harry Barth - brass bass & string bass / John Lucas - drums
Label Homemade Sunshine * Columbia 2311-D Matrix# 150855, Take 4
Label Laughing At Life * Columbia 2311-D Matrix# 150856, Take 3


January 12, 1931 (New York, New York)
Ted Lewis - clarinet, C melody saxophone, vocals (noted with *) & leader / Harry Raderman and George Brunies - trombones / Muggsy Spanier and Dave Klein - trumpets / Benny Goodman - clarinet & alto saxophone / Louis Martin - alto saxophone & baritone saxophone / Hymie Woolfson - tenor saxophone / Jack Aaronson - piano / Sol Klein and Sam Shapiro - violins / Tony Gerhardi - guitar / Harry Barth - brass bass & string bass / John Lucas - drums
Label Headin' For Better Times *
(with The Bachelors on vocals alongside Ted Lewis)
Columbia 2378-D Matrix# 151196, Take 4
Label At Last I'm Happy * Columbia 2408-D Matrix# 151197, Take 3

January 13, 1931 (New York, New York)
Label Just A Gigolo * Columbia 2378-D Matrix# 151206, Take 1


February 13, 1931 (New York, New York)
(without Goodman and with unknown girl/s in chorus)
Label Truly Columbia 2408-D Matrix# 151306, Take 2


March 5, 1931 (New York, New York)
Ted Lewis - clarinet, C melody saxophone, vocals (noted with *) & leader / George Brunies and Sam Blank - trombones / Muggsy Spanier and Dave Klein - trumpets / Benny Goodman - clarinet & alto saxophone / Louis Martin - alto saxophone & baritone saxophone / Hymie Woolfson - tenor saxophone / Fats Waller - piano (& vocals were noted) / Sol Klein and Sam Shapiro - violins / Tony Gerhardi - guitar / Harry Barth - brass bass & string bass / John Lucas - drums
Label Egyptian-Ella * Columbia 2428-D Matrix# 151395, Take 2
Label I'm Crazy 'Bout My Baby
(vocals by Fats Waller)
(without violins)
Columbia 2428-D Matrix# 151396, Take 1


March 6, 1931 (New York, New York)
Label Dallas Blues
(vocals by Fats Waller)
Columbia 2527-D Matrix# 151397, Take 3
Label Royal Garden Blues
(vocals by Fats Waller)
(without violins)
Columbia 2527-D Matrix# 151398, Take 2


April 13, 1931 (New York, New York)
Ted Lewis - clarinet, C melody saxophone, vocals (noted with *) & leader / George Brunies - trombone / Muggsy Spanier - trumpet / Benny Goodman - clarinet & alto saxophone / Jack Aaronson - piano / Sol Klein and Sam Shapiro - violins / Tony Gerhardi - guitar / Harry Barth - brass bass & string bass / John Lucas - drums
Label Dip Your Brush In The Sunshine * Columbia 2467-D Matrix# 151513, Take 2
Label One More Time * Columbia 2452-D Matrix# 151514, Take 2


April 15, 1931 (New York, New York)
Label Ho Hum! * Columbia 2452-D Matrix# 151517, Take 3
Label The Little Old Church In The Valley * Columbia 2467-D Matrix# 151518, Take 3


July 1, 1931 (New York, New York)
Label I'm All Dressed Up With A Broken Heart * Columbia 2492-D Matrix# 151662, Take 3
Label I Love You In The Same Sweet Way * Columbia 2492-D Matrix# 151663, Take 3


October 26, 1931 (New York, New York)
Label Old Playmate * Columbia 2560-D Matrix# 151864, Take 4


October 27, 1931 (New York, New York)
Label An Ev'ning In Caroline * Columbia 2560-D Matrix# 151865, Take 3


March 15, 1932 (New York, New York)
Ted Lewis - C melody saxophone, vocals (noted with *) & leader / George Brunies - trombone / Muggsy Spanier - cornet / Benny Goodman - clarinet / Jack Aaronson - piano / Sol Klein and Sam Shapiro - violins / Tony Gerhardi - guitar / Harry Barth - string bass / John Lucas - drums
(unknown trumpet player for this date?)
Label My Woman! * Columbia 2635-D Matrix# 152136, Take 1
Label In A Shanty In Old Shanty Town * Columbia 2652-D Matrix# 152137, Take 2


March 16, 1932 (New York, New York)
(unknown trumpet player for this date?)
Label Sweet Sue - Just You * Columbia 2652-D Matrix# 152140, Take 4
Label Somebody Loves You * Columbia 2635-D Matrix# 152141, Take 1


November 28, 1932 (New York, New York)
Ted Lewis - C melody saxophone, vocals (noted with *) & leader / George Brunies - trombone / Muggsy Spanier - cornet / Slats Long - clarinet & tenor saxophone / Jack Aaronson - piano / Sol Klein and Sam Shapiro - violins / Tony Gerhardi - guitar / Harry Barth - string bass / John Lucas - drums
Label I'm Sure of Everything But You * Columbia 2728-D Matrix# 152322, Take 3
Label Play Fiddle Play * Columbia 2728-D Matrix# 152323, Take 3


January 31, 1933 (New York, New York)
Ted Lewis - C melody saxophone, vocals (noted with *, with chorus **) & leader / George Brunies - trombone / Muggsy Spanier - cornet / Slats Long - clarinet & tenor saxophone / Bud Freeman(?) - tenor saxophone / Jack Aaronson - piano / Sol Klein and Sam Shapiro - violins / Tony Gerhardi - guitar / Harry Barth - string bass / John Lucas - drums
Label There's A New Day Comin' ** Columbia 2753-D Matrix# 152360, Take 1
Label There's A Ring Around My Rainbow * Columbia 2758-D Matrix# 152361, Take 1
Label Buy American! (And Good Times Will Come Thru') ** Columbia 2748-D Matrix# 152362, Take 2


February 1, 1933 (New York, New York)
Label Have You Ever Been Lonely? (Have You Ever Been Blue) * Columbia 2753-D Matrix# 152363, Take 3
Label All Aboard For Dreamland, Baby * Columbia 2758-D Matrix# 152364, Take 2
Label Try a Little Tenderness * Columbia 2748-D Matrix# 152365, Take 2


April 19, 1933 (New York, New York)
Label The Gold Diggers' Song * Columbia 2775-D Matrix# 152393, Take 3
Label Moonlight Millionaires * Columbia 2774-D Matrix# 152394, Take 1
Label In A Garden In Old Kalua * Columbia 2777-D Matrix# 152399, Take 2


May 2, 1933 (New York, New York)
Label Stormy Weather
(guest vocals by Shirley Jay)
Columbia 2774-D Matrix# 152400, Take 2
Label It's Sunday Down In Caroline
(guest vocals by Shirley Jay)
Columbia 2775-D Matrix# 152401, Take 1
Label An Old, Old Man, With An Old, Old Pipe * Columbia 2777-D Matrix# 152402, Take 1


June 22, 1933 (New York, New York)
Label Lazybones * Columbia 2786-D Matrix# 152420, Take 1
Label In The Vine Covered Church 'Way Back Home * Columbia 2799-D Matrix# 152422, Take 2
Label Rhythm Columbia 2786-D Matrix# 152423, Take 3


July 28, 1933 (Chicago, Illinois)
Label Ten Thousand Years Ago ** Columbia 2807-D Matrix# 152453, Take 3
Label Here You Come With Love Columbia 2799-D Matrix# 152454, Take 2
Label Little Locket Of Long Ago * Columbia 2807-D Matrix# 152455, Take 2


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