Published on Apr 12, 2012
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"Deep Purple" composed by Peter De Rose was first published in 1933. The piano composition became very popular and in 1938 lyrics were added by Mitchell Parish.
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To French audiences the song was known as "Soir Indigo" and was a big hit for the French female crooner Léo Marjane.
Victor Silvester was world champion balllroom dancer who founded his own orchestra in 1935 because he felt there were no adequate records for dancing.... He went on to sell more than 75 million records throughout his career.
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Nearly 100 years after the sinking of "Titanic" this video features another legendary ocean liner : RMS Queen Mary. She made her maiden trip in 1936 and remained a favourite with the travelling public until her retirement in 1967. The video shows her leaving on her maiden voyage as well as her conversion to a troop ship during the Second World War. Being a museum as well as a hotel, she is now berthed in Long Beach, California.
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About the record :
O.F. 5821 b / mx. L-Ce 9713
Record in average condition
This record was transferred and equalized using the Grado 78c Mono cartridge and stylus. The restoration was done as truthfully as possible.
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