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MISS ISABELLE PATRICOLA – ENCORE 3
VAUDEVILLE RADIO PHONOGRAPH FAVORITE
CUSTOM CD WAS MADE FROM RARE ORIGINAL DISC RECORDS.
SYSTEM WAS USED FOR VERY CLEAN SOUND.
THIS ENHANCED CD EDITION WAS REMASTERED USING THE LATEST DIGITAL TECHNIQUES.
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MISS ISABELLE PATRICOLA – COMIC SONGS
LAST VOCALION AND EDISON DIAMOND DISC RECORDINGS
PRESENTED HERE ARE 18 COMIC SONGS RECORDED FROM
1923 TO 1929. MISS PATRICOLA WAS ALREADY A POPULAR
VAUDEVILLE PERFORMER TOURING THE PALACE, PANTAGES AND KEITH CIRCUITS
DURING THIS PERIOD. HER INTERPRETATIONS ARE VERY LIVELY AND EXCITING.
THERE IS MORE JAZZ VOCAL TREATMENT AND BACKUP IN THE VOCALION AND EDISON
SIDES FROM THIS PERIOD.
THERE ARE HER LAST 16 VOCALION SIDES IN THIS RELEASE PLUS
HER LAST 2 EDISON RECORDINGS.
THE LAST VOCALION BEING “ON THE Z.R. 3” WAS RECORDED IN NOVEMBER 1924.
THERE IS THEN A 4 YEAR LAPSE IN HER RECORDING.
POSSIBLY TO HAVE CONCENTRATED IN RADIO WORK.
ISABELLE MADE HER LAST 2 SIDES FOR EDISON IN MARCH 1929.
THESE 2 SIDES WERE ELECTRICALLY RECORDED AND SHOW THE GREAT
QUALITY OF HER VOICE.
THIS CD IS
DIGITALLY MASTERED AND RESTORED FROM
ORIGINAL SOURCE MATERIAL USING THE LATEST DIGITAL
NOISE FILTERING TECHNIQUES.
MISS ISABELLE PATRICOLA
was popular on radio, records and in vaudeville.
Her stage appearances billed her as "The Queen Of The Cabaret" and
"The Shining Star Of Vaudeville". Her personality and jazz style comes
through very clearly in these recordings. Her recordings are filled with
great deal of excitement.
She performed singing and playing the violin in her vaudeville act.
Early appearances can be traced to Green Mill Gardens, Chicago in June
She was a star attraction there with her 25 piece orchestra until 1917
when she left
to tour the Pantages and later Keith - Orpheum vaudeville circuit.
Reviewers praised Isabelle for “palpitating the audience”.
Her dynamic presentation made her a big hit with vaudeville audiences.
She also performed at the Palace, the Hippodrome, Loews State Theater,
the 81th street theater and in London at the Palladium.
She continued to perform in all the major vaudeville theaters into the
when most closed down and became movie houses.
She retired in 1935 and opened a Hygienic Phone Service business with her
husband, Walter Morris. This was very successful and provided them with a
Isabelle died from a stroke on May 23rd 1965 at age 79.
We are fortunate
that she had a successful recording career and recorded many popular
songs during her career that lasted from 1919 to 1929.
She recorded for PATHÉ, EDISON, VICTOR AND VOCALION.
This CD preserves her last VOCALION and EDISON releases.
1- SOMEBODY’S WRONG - REC 10/1923 VOCALION 14701
2- LOVEY CAME BACK - REC 10/1923 VOCALION 14701
3- DANCIN’ DAN - REC 11/1923 VOCALION 14722
4- MAMA LOVES PAPA (PAPA LOVES MAMA) - REC 11/1923 VOCALION
5- HULA LOU - REC 12/1923 VOCALION 14743
6- WHO IS THE MEANEST GAL, JOSEPHINE - REC 12/1923 VOCALION
7- WHOSE IZZY IS HE? - REC 1/1924 VOCALION 14755
8- ME NO SPEAK-A GOOD ENGLISH - REC 1/1924 VOCALION 14755
9- I CAN’T GET THE ONE I WANT - REC 7/1924 VOCALION 14855
10- GO EMALINE - REC 7/1924 VOCALION 14855
11- DOODLE-DOO-DOO - REC 8/1924 VOCALION 14866
12- SOMEBODY LOVES ME - REC 8/1924 VOCALION 14866
13- DOO WACKA DOO - REC 9/1924 VOCALION 14906
14- ME AND THE BOYFRIEND - REC 9/1924 VOCALION 14906
15- BIG BAD BILL IS SWEET WILLIAM NOW - REC 11/1924
16- ON THE Z. R. 3 - REC 11/1924 VOCALION 14936
17- OLAF! (YOU OUGHTA HEAR OLAF LAUGH) - REC 3/1929 EDISON
18- NOTHING TO DO BUT THINK OF YOU - REC 3/1929 EDISON