Savoy Hotel Orpheans ‎– Lets Call The Whole Thing Off/ Shall We Dance

Columbia ‎– GN-398
Shellac, 10", 78 RPM

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A Lets Call The Whole Thing Off
Composed By – George GershwinLyrics By – Ira Gershwin
B Shall We Dance
Composed By – George GershwinLyrics By – Ira Gershwin


This is a norwegian pressing. More info to be found on this link:

As for the recordings, they were made in London on June 2 of 1937 & originally issued on british Columbia FB-1705, with George Melachrino & Anne Lenner singing on both sides.
The personnel for both sides was made up of:
Carroll Gibbons (p) dir: Frenchie Sartell, Teddy Jepsen (tp), Paul Fenoulhet (tb), Bob Wise, Laurie Payne (cl,as,bars), George Melachrino (cl,as,vln,v), George Smith (cl,ts), Eric Siday, Eugene Pini, Reg(inald) Leopold (vln), Ian Stewart (p), Bert Thomas (g), Jack Evetts (sb), Max Abrams (d) & Anne Lenner (v).

Information taken from Rust-Forbes's "British Dance Bands On Record, 1911-1945" (2nd edition published on 1989).

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout: CA-16397
  • Matrix / Runout: CA-16398