Victor 10-Inch Double-Sided Electrical Records
1925-1958

This page covers the 21000 series (actually a continuation of the 16000s) from 21000 to 21999 with issue dates ranging from 1927 to 1929. Earlier and later issues can be found on other pages. Like the 20000s, a few odd throwbacks do appear in this number block as well. Great and varied talent continued to record for the company. Some artists left the label, most notably Paul Whiteman who went to Columbia for a few years before returning to Victor. The Radio Corporation of America (RCA) acquired the company in January of 1929 and a slow transition over the years would bring the "RCA Victor" name to prominence on the label. Problems with pressing quality remained. Special numbering blocks were established for Race records (V-38000s) and Country records (V-40000s) in 1928.

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Make My Cot Where The Cot-Cot-Cotton Grows Sugar
Red Nichols' Stompers Red Nichols' Stompers
Victor 21056-A Victor 21056-B
Matrix# BVE-40513, Take 1 Matrix# BVE-40512, Take 1
October 26, 1927 October 26, 1927
New York, New York New York, New York
Note: Crack halfway in but not audible. Worn but great sound! A masterpiece of restoration.

Mary (What Are You Waiting For?) Changes
Paul Whiteman and His Orchestra Paul Whiteman and His Orchestra
Victor 21103-A Victor 21103-B
Matrix# BVE-40945, Take 2 Matrix# BVE-40937, Take 3
November 25, 1927 November 23, 1927
Chicago, Illinois Chicago, Illinois

Whiteman Stomp Sensation Stomp
Paul Whiteman and His Orchestra Paul Whiteman and His Orchestra
Victor 21119-A Victor 21119-B
Matrix# BVE-39559, Take 2 Matrix# BVE-39561, Take 1
August 11, 1927 August 11, 1927
Camden, New Jersey. Church Bldg. Camden, New Jersey. Church Bldg.
Note: Studio cue at start. Note: Studio cue at start.

So Tired Just a Little Kiss From a Little Miss
Jean Goldkette and His Orchestra Jean Goldkette and His Orchestra
Victor 21150-A Victor 21150-B
Matrix# BVE-41368, Take 1 Matrix# BVE-41378, Take 2
December 12, 1927 December 14, 1927
Kansas City, Missouri. Baltimore Hotel. Kansas City, Missouri. Baltimore Hotel.
Note: Worn. Note: Worn.

What Are We Waiting For? Who Gives You All Your Kisses?
Edwin J. McEnelly's Orchestra The Troubadours
Victor 21154-A Victor 21154-B
Matrix# BVE-41098, Take 3 Matrix# BVE-40562, Take 2
December 5, 1927 November 10, 1927
New York, New York. Liederkranz Hall New York, New York

My Ohio Home Here Comes The Show Boat
Jean Goldkette and His Orchestra Jean Goldkette and His Orchestra
Victor 21166-A Victor 21166-B
Matrix# BVE-41367, Take 4 Matrix# BVE-41377, Take 4
December 12, 1927 December 14, 1927
Kansas City, Missouri. Baltimore Hotel. Kansas City, Missouri. Baltimore Hotel.

Betty Jean Feeling No Pain
Blue Steele and His Orchestra Red and Miff's Stompers
Victor 21183-A Victor 21183-B
Matrix# BVE-40355, Take 2 Matrix# BVE-40169, Take 2
October 26, 1927 October 12, 1927
Atlanta, Georgia New York, New York
Note: Worn. Note: Worn.

Jazzin' Baby Blues Boar Hog Blues
Richard M. Jones' Jazz Wizards Richard M. Jones' Jazz Wizards
Victor 21203-A Victor 21203-B
Matrix# BVE-40820, Take 2 Matrix# BVE-40822, Take 2
November 7, 1927 November 7, 1927
Chicago, Illinois Chicago, Illinois

Ramona Lonely Melody
Paul Whiteman and His Orchestra Paul Whiteman and His Orchestra
Victor 21214-A Victor 21214-B
Matrix# BVE-41293, Take 3 Matrix# BVE-41295, Take 1
January 4, 1928 January 4, 1928
New York, New York. Liederkranz Hall. New York, New York. Liederkranz Hall.
Note: Very worn, stripped grooves. Note: Worn.

Rain or Shine Forever and Ever
The Troubadours The Troubadours
Victor 21229-A Victor 21229-B
Matrix# BVE-42402, Take 3 Matrix# BVE-42403, Take 2
February 2, 1928 February 2, 1928
New York, New York. New York, New York.
Note: Worn but has great bass. Note: Worn but has great bass.

Mississippi Mud From Monday On
Paul Whiteman and His Orchestra Paul Whiteman and His Orchestra
Victor 21274-A Victor 21274-B
Matrix# BVE-41696, Take 3 Matrix# BVE-41689, Take 6
February 18, 1928 February 28, 1928
New York, New York. Liederkranz Hall. New York, New York. Liederkranz Hall.
Note: Worn. Note: Worn.

Parade of the Wooden Soldiers O, Ya Ya
Paul Whiteman and His Orchestra Paul Whiteman and His Orchestra
Victor 21304-A Victor 21304-B
Matrix# BVE-27268, Take 11 Matrix# BVE-41296, Take 2
January 11, 1928 January 5, 1928
New York, New York. Liederkranz Hall. New York, New York. Liederkranz Hall.
Note: Worn. Note: Worn.

Laugh! Clown, Laugh! The Dance of the Blue Danube
Waring's Pennsylvanians Waring's Pennsylvanians
Victor 21308-A Victor 21308-B
Matrix# BVE-43131, Take 3 Matrix# BVE-43130, Take 4
March 8, 1928 March 8, 1928
New York, New York. Liederkranz Hall. New York, New York. Liederkranz Hall.

Ma Belle March of the Musketeers
Paul Whiteman and His Orchestra Paul Whiteman and His Orchestra
Victor 21315-A Victor 21315-B
Matrix# BVE-43144, Take 3 Matrix# BVE-43148, Take 1
March 14, 1928 March 16, 1928
New York, New York. Liederkranz Hall. New York, New York. Liederkranz Hall.

Lila Hello Montreal!
Waring's Pennsylvanians Waring's Pennsylvanians
Victor 21333-A Victor 21333-B
Matrix# BVE-43173, Take 2 Matrix# BVE-43190, Take 1
March 23, 1928 March 29, 1928
New York, New York. Liederkranz Hall. New York, New York. Liederkranz Hall.

Ramona Girl of My Dreams
Gene Austin Gene Austin
Victor 21334-A Victor 21334-B
Matrix# BVE-42584, Take 3 Matrix# BVE-42585, Take 3
April 2, 1928 April 2, 1928
Camden, New Jersey. Church Building. Camden, New Jersey. Church Building.
Note: Electrical hum on master, reduced by filtering. Note: Electrical hum on master, reduced by filtering. In-studio knock at 2:26.

Without You Sweetheart In My Bouquet of Memories
Gene Austin Gene Austin
Victor 21374-A Victor 21374-B
Matrix# BVE-43635, Take 2 Matrix# BVE-43522, Take 6
April 16, 1928 April 13, 1928
New York, New York. Liederkranz Hall. New York, New York. Liederkranz Hall.
Note: Worn. Note: Worn.

Louisiana Dixie Dawn
Paul Whiteman and His Orchestra Paul Whiteman and His Orchestra
Victor 21438-A Victor 21438-B
Matrix# BVE-43667, Take 1 Matrix# BVE-43666, Take 3
April 23, 1928 April 23, 1928
New York, New York. Liederkranz Hall. New York, New York. Liederkranz Hall.

Just Like A Melody Out Of The Sky I Can't Do Without You
Gene Austin Gene Austin
Victor 21454-A Victor 21454-B
Matrix# BVE-45184, Take 2 Matrix# BVE-45186, Take 2
May 29, 1928 May 29, 1928
New York, New York. Liederkranz Hall. New York, New York. Liederkranz Hall.
Note: Worn. Note: Worn.

I Can't Give You Anything But Love Sweet Lorraine
Johnny Hamp's Kentucky Serenaders Johnny Johnson and His Statler Pennsylvanians
Victor 21514-A Victor 21514-B
Matrix# BVE-43990, Take 4 Matrix# BVE-45575, Take 2
May 17, 1928 June 11, 1928
New York, New York. New York, New York.
Note: Worn. Note: Worn.

Indian Cradle Song It Must Be Love
Coon-Sanders Orchestra Don Bestor and His Orchestra
Victor 21562-A Victor 21562-B
Matrix# BVE-42373, Take 2 Matrix# BVE-45907, Take 2
May 29, 1928 June 18, 1928
Chicago, Illinois Chicago, Illinois. 952 North Michigan Ave.
Note: Worn. Note: Worn.

Old Man Sunshine King For A Day
George Olsen and His Music George Olsen and His Music
Victor 21566-A Victor 21566-B
Matrix# BVE-45628, Take 3 Matrix# BVE-45892, Take 3
June 12, 1928 July 19, 1928
New York, New York. Liederkranz Hall. New York, New York.

Milenberg Joys Shim-Me-Sha-Wabble
McKinney's Cotton Pickers McKinney's Cotton Pickers
Victor 21611-A Victor 21611-B
Matrix# BVE-46096, Take 2 Matrix# BVE-46402, Take 3
July 11, 1928 July 12, 1928
Chicago, Illinois Chicago, Illinois
Note: Skip at 0:12, on master.

Memphis Yodel Lullaby Yodel
Jimmie Rodgers Jimmie Rodgers
Victor 21636-A Victor 21636-B
Matrix# BVE-41742, Take 2 Matrix# BVE-45098, Take 2
February 15, 1928 June 12, 1928
Camden, New Jersey Camden, New Jersey
Note: Worn. Note: Worn.

Shreveport Shoe Shiner's Drag
Jelly Roll Morton's Red Hot Peppers Jelly Roll Morton's Red Hot Peppers
Victor 21658-A Victor 21658-B
Matrix# BVE-45623, Take 2 Matrix# BVE-45621, Take 3
June 11, 1928 June 11, 1928
New York, New York. Liederkranz Hall. New York, New York. Liederkranz Hall.
Note: Hairline crack but not audible. Note: Hairline crack but not audible. Worn.

Roses of Yesterday My Window of Dreams
Waring's Pennsylvanians Waring's Pennsylvanians
Victor 21676-A Victor 21676-B
Matrix# BVE-46971, Take 6 Matrix# BVE-47506, Take 1
September 7, 1928 September 12, 1928
New York, New York New York, New York
Note: Worn. Note: Worn.

A Gay Caballero I Learned About Women From Her
Frank Crumit Frank Crumit
Victor 21735-A Victor 21735-B
Matrix# BVE-47583, Take 2 Matrix# BVE-45008, Take 3
October 2, 1928 May 3, 1928
New York, New York. Camden, New Jersey.
Note: Small hairline cracks from center but not audible.

Pompanola Maybe This Is Love
Waring's Pennsylvanians Waring's Pennsylvanians
Victor 21788-A Victor 21788-B
Matrix# BVE-48113, Take 5 Matrix# BVE-46375, Take 3
November 13, 1928 November 13, 1928
New York, New York. Liederkranz Hall. New York, New York. Liederkranz Hall.
Note: Worn. Note: Worn.

I Faw Down an' Go Boom! A Precious Little Thing Called Love
George Olsen and His Music George Olsen and His Music
Victor 21832-A Victor 21832-B
Matrix# BVE-49022, Take 2 Matrix# BVE-47801, Take 1
December 27, 1928 October 3, 1928
New York, New York. Liederkranz Hall. Camden, New Jersey.
Note: Worn.

Wait 'Til You See "Ma Chérie" Louise
Maurice Chevalier Maurice Chevalier
Victor 21918-A Victor 21918-B
Matrix# BVE-49783, Take 2 Matrix# BVE-50942, Take 2
March 15, 1929 March 14, 1929
New York, New York. Liederkranz Hall. New York, New York.
Note: Worn. Note: Worn.

The Wedding of the Painted Doll I'm Ka-razy For You
Horace Heidt and His Orchestra Horace Heidt and His Orchestra
Victor 21957-A Victor 21957-B
Matrix# BVE-50546, Take 13 Matrix# BVE-50547, Take 1
April 10, 1929 March 16, 1929
Hollywood, California San Francisco, California

Walkin' Around in a Dream After Thinking It Over
Herman Kenin and His Orchestra Herman Kenin and His Orchestra
Victor 21980-A Victor 21980-B
Matrix# PBVE-50857, Take 3 Matrix# PBVE-50548, Take 5
April 24, 1929 April 25, 1929
Culver City, California. Hal Roach Studios. Culver City, California. Hal Roach Studios.
Note: Worn. Note: Worn.

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