American Music

American Music (U.S.A.) / 1942

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Design: The design features coarse letterpress typography, both symmetrical and asymmetrical, which makes good use of available space.

History: Label scan courtesy of collector Dave Dixon of Canada, who writes: "This yellow label was William Russell's  main label, and was not a bootleg reissue [as was the later green-label version]. It started in 1942 with an historic series of recordings by Bunk Johnson and other New Orleans musicians."

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