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Recorded in London, England on April 12th 1929 featuring Fred Elizalde director & arranger, Chelsea Quealey, Norman Payne, and Nobby Knight trumpets, Frank Coughlan trombone, Bobby Davis clarinet, alto, & soprano sax, Max Farley clarinet, alto sax, & flute, Phil Cardew clarinet & alto sax, Fud Livingston and Arthur Rollini tenor sax, Adrian Rollini bass sax, George Hurley, Ben Frankel, and Len Lees violins, Billy Mason piano, Jack Hull banjo, Al Bowlly guitar, Tiny Stock string bass & tuba, and Ronnie Gubertini drums.
*"Singapore Sorrows" was composed by Ray Doll, with Lyrics by Jack LeSoir.
Fud Livingston created this arrangement for Ben Pollack and then brought it to England to play with Fred Elizalde. I guess Elizalde's drummer didn't have temple blocks [for the intro] or maybe they wanted it to be different from the Pollack record ? -Vince Giordano
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