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Pete Whelan's World-Class Jazz 78's collection, part 3: COMPLETE LIST!

Closes Thursday, March 28, 2024 at 7:00 pm PT

Pete Whelan amassed a world class collection of Jazz and Blues 78's. He founded the Origin Jazz Library label in 1960 and 78 Quarterly in 1967.

Pete sold me his entire collection before he passed away in January 2023 at the age of 93. I am keeping some of the Blues records, but none of the Jazz. While I love Pre-War Jazz, I can't collect everything. Therefore, it is now my job to find new homes for all his great Jazz 78's.

Though my expertise is Blues, I feel I have graded Pete's Jazz records accurately. My highest grade is E+. I don't use New or N-. Therefore, anything I grade E+ should be perfect and could indeed be New Old Stock.

Since I grade very conservatively, you should be happy with your wins. If not, you will receive your money back. I think I have put fair (and even low) minimum bids on the records, so everyone has a chance.

PLEASE NOTE: This auction closes on Thursday, March 28, 2024 at 7:00 pm Pacific Time — DIFFERENT FROM VJM's AUCTION CLOSE DATE!!! Get your bids in early so you don't miss out.

This is the third Jazz auction from the legendary Pete Whelan collection. I plan to have one more after this one.

Pete Whelan's Jazz 78's collection auction, part 3, HIGHLIGHTS

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1. King Brady's Clarinet Band — "Lazybone Blues / Embarassment Blues" GENNETT 6393E+ Grooves have some grain, but looks like new! RARE! MB $500

2. Frank Bunch And His Fuzzy Wuzzies — "Fuzzy Wuzzy / Sugar Foot Strut" GENNETT 6278E- ALL TIME JAZZ MASTERPIECE —Nice copy of GENUINE RARITY. MB $500


3. Frank Bunch And His Fuzzy Wuzzies — "Fourth Avenue Stomp / Congo Stomp" GENNETT 6293E Beautiful copy of Legendary Rarity! Very slight grain in the grooves. MB $500

4. Richard Jones' Jazz Wizards — "Hot And Ready / It's A Low Down Thing"PARAMOUNT 12705E- Tough one on Paramount! MB $500

5. Freddie Keppard's Jazz Cardinals — "Stock Yards Strut / Salty Dog (Vocal by Papa Charlie Jackson)" PARAMOUNT 12399E Gorgeous copy of Legendary Jazz Rarity! "Salty Dog" is TAKE TWO.MB $1,000

6. Jelly Roll Morton's Incomparables / Fess Williams — "Mr. Jelly Lord / Wimmin Aaah!" GENNETT 3259V+ With tiny edge chip on B-side not into grooves, Very Rare MORTON DISC. MB $500

7. The Alabama Rascals — "Endurance Stomp/Block And Tackle" ROMEO 5137 V- With 1 inch hair crack MB $20

8. Lovie Austin And Her Blues Serenaders — "Charleston, South Carolina/Charleston Maid" PARAMOUNT 12278 V+ Slightly faded label on A-side MB $25

9. Lovie Austin's Serenaders — "Jackass Blues/Frog Tongue Stomp" PARAMOUNT 12361 V Slightly faded labels MB $20

10. Lovie Austin And Her Blues Serenaders — "Steppin' On The Blues / Traveling Blues" PARAMOUNT 12255 E/E+ Her first recording and release. Lovie accom-panied Blues singers such as Ma Rainey, Ethel Waters, Ida Cox and Alberta Hunter. MB $300

11. Lovie Austin's Serenaders — "In The Alley Blues/Merry Makers Twine" PARAMOUNT 12391 V+ MB $50

12. Lionel Belasco — "Terecita-Vals Español/Licores de Borges-Vals Venez" VICTOR 67675 V+ With edge chip on A-side but not into grooves MB $20

13. Harvey Brooks Quality Four — "Frankie And Johnnie Blues/Mistreating Daddy" HOLLYWOOD 1008 V+ RARE MB $100

14. Harvey Brooks' Quality Four — "Nobody's Sweetheart/If You'll Come Back" HOLLY-WOOD 1021 V With some stripped grooves MB $50

15. Harvey Brooks' Quality Four — "Down On The Farm/Who Will Get It" HOLLYWOOD 1022 V+ MB $100

16. Walter Brown And Orchetra — "Oh Mo'nah/I Don't Know Why" VICTOR 23314 V- MB $20

17. Bubbling Over Five — "Get Up Off That Jazzophone/Don't Mistreat Your Good Girl" OKEH 8737 E- MB $200

18. Lou Calabrese And His Hot Sketches — "Lip-Stick/Let's Misbehave" GENNETT 6421 V RARE MB $50

19. Celestin's Original Tuxedo Jazz Orchestra — "I'm Satisfied You Love Me/Give Me Some More" COLUMBIA 14200 V+ MB $25

20. Sonny Clay — "Mamma Likes To Do It/Lou" WHITE LABEL TEST PRESSING V ONLY COPY?? MB $100

21. Sonny Clay — "Punishing The Piano/Gang O' Blues" WHITE LABEL TEST PRESSING V ONLY COPY?? MB $100

22. Johnny Dodds' Washboard Band — "Bull Fiddle Blues/Blue Washboard Stomp" VICTOR 21552 E- MB $75

23. Johnny Dodd's Washboard Band — "Weary City-Stomp/Bucktown Stomp" VICTOR 38004 E- MB $100

24. Johnny Dodd's Orchestra — "My Little Isabel/Heah' Me Talkin' " VICTOR 38541 V MB $25

25. Eddie And Sugar Lou's Hotel Tyler Orchestra — "There'll Be Some Changes Made/I Never Miss The Sun" VOCALION 1455 V MB $25

26. Eddie And Sugar Lou's Hotel Tyler Orchestra — "Eddie And Sugar Lou Stomp/Sweet Papa Will Be Gone" VOCALION 1514 V/V- With two inch hair crack MB $20

27. Eddie And Sugar Lou's Hotel Tyler Orchestra — "Cruel Mama Blues/Love Song Blues" VOCALION 1723 E MB $200

28. Elgar's Creole Orchestra — "Cafe Capers/When Jenny Does Her Low Down Dance" VOCALION 15477 V- MB $20

29. Elgar's Creole Orchestra — "Nightmare/Brotherly Love" VOCALION 15478 V+ MB $50

30. Duke Ellington And His Kentucky Club Ochestra — "East St. Louis Toodle-o/Birmingham Breakdown" VOCALION 1064 E- TOUGH ONE BY ELLINGTON ON THIS LABEL MB $50

31. The Five Hot Chocolates — "Baby Knows How/Steppin' Along" VAN DYKE 71767 V+ MB $25

32. Five Hot Chocolates — "Memphis Stomp/Shoo-Shoo-Boogie-Boo" VAN DYKE 71786 V+ MB $25

33. Ernie Golden & His Orch. — "Dirty Hot/My Baby Knows How" CHAMPION 16661 E+ Gorgeous, like new copy! MB $300

34. Ross Gorman & His Fire-Eaters — "Come Day — Go Day (`Til My Baby Comes Back To Me)/I Found A New Baby" KEITH PROWSE 102 V+ MB $50

35. Frank Guarante's World Known Georgians — "Georgians Blues/Lonely Acres" Kalophon Records 401 E MB $200

36. Frank Guarante's World Known Georgians — "Hard-To-Get Gerty/Boneyard Shuffle" KALOPHON 403 E MB $200

37. Fletcher Henderson And His Orchestra /JELLY ROLL MORTON — "My Sweetie Went Away (She Didn't Say Where—When—Or Why) / Muddy Water Blues" NATIONAL 1459 • E+ LEGENDARY JELLY ROLL MORTON RARITY! MB $400

38. Clarance M. Jones — "Hula Lou/Dearest Darling" AUTOGRAPH NO # V+ RARE MB $200

39. Clarance M. Jones — "The Rosary/A Son Of The Desert Am I" MESSIAH SACRED RECORDS NO # V+ MARSH LABS RARITY MB $200

40. Clarence Jones And His Sock Four — "I've Got It All (If That's Any News To You)/Mid The Pyramids" PARAMOUNT 12716 E- Small edge chip on A-side but not near any grooves MB $300

41. Richard M. Jones — "Jazzin' Babies Blues/12th Street Rag" GENNETT 5174 E- RARE MB $300

42. Richard M. Jones' Three Jazz Wizards — "Spanish Shawl/29th And Dearborn" OKEH 8260 V MB $25

43. Richard M. Jones' Jazz Wizards — "Kin To Kant Blues/Mush Mouth Blues" OKEH 8349 V+ MB $75

44. Richard M. Jones Jazz Wizards — "Dusty Bottom Blues / Scagmore Queen"OKEH 8431E/E+Richard also recorded for Victor, Gennett and Paramount. MB $300

45. Saddie Jones And Her Jazzers — "I Ain't Givin' Nothin' Away/Bimini Bay" RICH-TONE 7017 V RARE MB $50

46. Willie Jones And His Orchestra — "Bugs/Michigan Stomp" GENNETT 6326 V LEGENDARY RARITY MB $100

47. Elmer Kaiser And His Ballroom Orchestra — "Fox Trot Classique/Monkey Business" AUTOGRAPH NO # E+ RARE MB $300

48. Kansas City Five — "Louisville Blues/Temper'mental Papa" AJAX 17072 E+/E Tough MB $200

49. Kibbler's Kollegians — "Good News/Clementine From New Orleans" GENNETT 6341 E+ TOUGH MB $300

50. Ladd's Black Aces — "Cho-King/St. Louis Blues" SUPERIOR 2771 V+ RARE MB $200

51. Lampe's Orchestra From the Trianon Ballroom — "All Alone/Prince Of Wails" AUTOGRAPH 604 V With repaired edge bite MB $20

52. Mr. & Mrs. Happy Lawson — "Who's Little Girl Are You/I've Got The Blues For Chattanooga, Tennessee" GENNETT 6477 E+ SCARCE MB $200

53. George E. Lee And His Novelty Singing Orchestra — "Down Home Syncopated Blues/The Merrit Stomp" MERRITT 2206 V Rare MB $100

54. Glen Leitzke's Midnite Serenaders — "You're The One I Care For/Truly" BROADWAY 1425 E MB $200

55. Mike Loscalzo — "Try And Play It/Up And Down The Keys" MAC-LEVIN 1426 V RARE MB $25

56. The Louisiana Stompers — "Rough House Blues/Hop Off" PARAMOUNT 12550 E- MB $200

57. The Moonlight Revelers — "Baby Know How/Stepping Along" RADIEX 1767 V MB $25

58. Moonlight Revelers — "Alabama Shuffle/Bottoms Up" GREY GULL 1775 V+/E- MB $50

59. Cliff Moore, Marcus Moman & W.H. Burton — "Fuzzy Wuzzy/St. Louis Blues" PARAMOUNT number erased V MB $50

60. Jelly Roll Morton — "Thirty Fifth St. Blues/Mamanita" PARAMOUNT 12216 V RARE MB $100

61. Jelly Roll Morton — "Fat Meat And Greens/Sweetheart O' Mine" VOCALION 1019 V+ MB $100

62. Jelly Roll Morton's Red Hot Peppers — "Someday Sweetheart Blues/Original Jelly-Roll Blues" VICTOR 20405 E MB $75

63. Jelly-Roll Morton's Red Hot Peppers — "Beale Street Blues/The Pearls" VICTOR 20948 V MB $20

64. Jelly-Roll Morton — "Wolverine Blues/Mr. Jelly Lord" VICTOR 21064 V+ MB $25

65. Jelly-Roll Morton — "Seattle Hunch/Freakish" VICTOR 38527 E With three inch internal hair crack MB $100

66. Jelly-Roll Morton Trio — "That's Like It Ought To Be/My Little Dixie Home" VICTOR 38601 E- RARE MB $200

67. Jelly-Roll Morton — "Pep/Frances" VICTOR 38627 E With two inch hair crack MB $75

68. New Orleans Wild Cats/Bennett's Swamplanders — "Baby Mine/Jet Black Blues" COLUMBIA 14662 V TOUGH ONE MB $25

69. Norfolk Jazz Quartette — "Louisiana Bo Bo/Queen Street Rag" PARAMOUNT 12453 E- MB $200

70. Tiny Parham And His "Forty" Five — "Jim Jackson's Kansas City Blues/A Little Bit Close" PARAMOUNT 12586 E/E- RARE MB $300

71. Art Payne And His Orchestra — "Blue Night/Jo-Anne" GENNETT 6694 V+ MB $100

72. Red Perkins And His Dixie Ramblers — "Hard Times Stomp/Minor Blues" CHAMPION 16288 V+ RARE! MB $200

73. Cliff Perrine & His Orch. — "Where's Elmer/Everything I Have Is Yours" CHAMPION 16721 E+ MB $300

74. Pickett-Parham Apollo Syncopators — "Alexander Where's That Band? / Mojo Strut" PARAMOUNT 12441E Leroy Pickett on Violin and Tiny Parham on Piano MB $400

75. Q R S Boys (Fat Pinchon At Piano) —"I've Seen My Baby (And It Won't Be Long Now)/Wiggle" Q R S 7062 V+ MB $100

76. Red Onion Jazz Babies — "Cake Walking Babies (From Home)/Of All The Wrongs You Did" GENNETT 5627 V+/E MB $200

77. Wm. Reinhart And Al Goodhart — "Willow Tree/Got Myself Another Jockey Now" GENNETT 6402 V+ MB $75

78. Pete Richards And His Orchestra — "Bugs/I Call You Sugar" CHAMPION 15402 V With some stripped grooves MB $25

79. Bud Richie And His Boys — "Slappin' The Bass/Rockin' Chair" CHAMPION 16109 V+ RARE MB $100

80. Everett Robbins — "A Triflin' Daddy's Blues/You Didn't Want Me When I Wanted You" AUTOGRAPH No # E- With repaired edge chip, not into grooves MB $200

81. Luis Russell's Heebie Jeebie Stompers — "Dolly Mine/Sweet Mumtaz" OKEH 8454 E SCARCE MB $300

82. Russell's Hot Six — "29th And Dearborn/Sweet Muntaz" VOCALION 1010 V MB $25

83. Luis Russell's Heebie Jeebie Stompers — "Plantations Joys/Please Don't Turn Me Down" OKEH 8424 V- MB $20

84. Red Russell's Rhythm — "Poor Marionette/Mood Indigo" SUPERIOR 2719 V+ Cracked to the label and repaired MB $50

85. The Savannah Syncopators — "Snag It/Sugar Foot Stomp" BRUNSWICK 3361 E+ MB $200

86. Stanley Saxton — "Racing Rhythms/Don't Leave Me" STANLEY RECORDING CO. E- RARE MB $100

87. Bernie Schultz And His Crescent Orche-stra — "Sweet Violets/Sweetheart Of Sigma Chi" GENNETT 6216 V MB $20

88. The Shreveport Sizzlers — "Zonky/Railroad Rhythm" OKEH 8918 V+ MB $25

89. Arthur Sims And His Creole Roof Orchestra — "How Do You Like It Blues?/Soapstick Blues" OKEH 8373 E- TOUGH MB $200

90. Southern Moonlight Entertainers — "My Carolina Girl/Dream Waltz" VOCALION 5388 E/E- MB $75

91. State Street Ramblers — "Tiger Moan/Kentucky Blues" SAVOY 503 V+ RARE ONE MB $100

92. State Street Ramblers — "Tiger Moan/Me And The Blues" CHAMPION 16247 V MB $75

93. State Street Ramblers — "Richmond Stomp/I Want To Be Your Lovin' Man" CHAMPION 16350 V MB $50

94. Joe Sullivan — "Onyx Bringdown/Old Fashioned Love" COLUMBIA 2925 V+ BLUE WAX RARITY MB $100