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Wade Lane’s Home Folks - Pgm 3

March 11th, 2017

Once again, we sit by the fire with everyone’s favorite deep bass creepy warbling home invader on “Wade Lane’s Home Folks”.  You can read what little background I was able to dig up on this 1930s-era show in a previous post on the blog.

The first songs in Program 3 in the series are “(In the Gloaming) By the Fireside”, a song recorded by English band leader Ray Noble with singer Al Bowlly, and “Carry Me Back to Old Virginny”.  (The organist has some slip-ups in the latter tune that will make you cringe.)  Lane rambles on about grandmother’s picture album and his old school chum, Ike, singing songs about rivers.

Our mp3 was transferred from an original sixteen inch shellac transcription, matrix number B5089.  The show was recorded in the Hollywood studios of Recordings, Inc. and probably pressed by Allied.  It was produced by Mertens and Price, 1240 South Main Street, Los Angeles.