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Lou and his Gingersnaps
Lou And His Gingersnaps was a pseudonym for the Luis Rusell Orchestra.

ddd discography

Title Recording Date Recording Location Company
Broadway Rhythm
9-13-1929 New York, New York Banner
The Way He Loves Is Just Too Bad
(Curtis / Rose / Robbins)
9-13-1929 New York, New York Banner

Lou and his Gingersnaps

Artist Instrument
Red Allen Trumpet, Vocals
Paul Barbarin Drums
Bill Coleman Trumpet
Pops Foster Bass
J.C. Higginbotham Trombone, Vocals
Teddy Hill Tenor Saxophone
Charlie Holmes Saprano Saxophone, Alto Saxophone
Will Johnson Banjo, Guitar
Albert Nicholas Clarinet
Luis Russell Piano, Leader was a pioneering website during the "Information wants to be Free" era of the 1990s. In that spirit we are recovering the lost data from the now defunct site and sharing it with you.
Most of the music in the archive is in the form of MP3s hosted on or the French servers of where this music is all in the public domain.
Files unavailable from those sources we host ourselves. They were made from original 78 RPM records in the hands of private collectors in the 1990s who contributed to the original They were hosted as .ra files originally and we have converted them into the more modern MP3 format. They are of inferior quality to what is available commercially and are intended for reference purposes only. In some cases a Real Audio (.ra) file from will download. Don't be scared! Those files will play in many music programs, but not Windows Media Player.

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