Design: A well-balanced design with strong elements, including a flowing swallow-tailed banner containing the label name. The Odeon script logo beneath the illustration of the Odeon building features a nice swash underline. The font used for the imprinting is a 'Jugendstil' or Art Nouveau-influenced style (the modern revival of which is called Korinna). Introduced in about 1907 as a book face, it was hugely popular with commercial printers for display use.
History: Label scan courtesy of collector Kjell Thorsen of Norway, who writes: "The Swing Music Series was released during the time of Nazi Germany (1936-1944). The content in this series was mostly by American artists that had been released earlier. This record, featuring Eddie Lang and Lonnie Johnson, had originally been recorded in May 1929."