Biograph

Biograph

Profile:
Biograph is a record label founded in 1967 by Arnold S. Caplin. It specialized in early American ragtime, jazz, and blues music. Biograph was the first label to issue records made from piano rolls created by Scott Joplin, Jelly Roll Morton and George Gershwin.

There are different addresses given on back sleeves.
1601 E. 21st St., Brooklyn, N.Y. 11210

P. O. Box 109, Canaan, New York 12029

In 2002 Biograph was acquired by Shout! Factory, which is re-issuing from the Biograph catalogue.
Sublabels
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Label


Cat#  Artist Title (Format) Label Cat#  Country Year
1P 6134 Ragtime  album cover Scott Joplin Ragtime (Comp) 1P 6134 US 1974 Sell This Version
1R1 6134 Himself/Ragtime  album cover Scott Joplin Himself/Ragtime(Reel, 4tr Mono, 7" Reel, Album) Biograph 1R1 6134 US 1974 Sell This Version
6283 104 The Music Of Jerome Kern - A Fine Romance  album cover Various The Music Of Jerome Kern - A Fine Romance(LP, Album, Comp) Biograph 6283 104 US 1977 Sell This Version
6370 900 Oh Daddy 1921-1924  album cover Ethel Waters Oh Daddy 1921-1924(LP, Comp, Mono) Biograph 6370 900 Netherlands Unknown Sell This Version
6370 901 Blind Lemon Jefferson 1926-1929 (Comp) 6370 901 Netherlands 1976 Sell This Version
6370 903 Queen Of The Blues 1923-1924  album cover Gertrude "Ma" Rainey* Queen Of The Blues 1923-1924(LP, Comp, Mono, RE) Biograph 6370 903 Netherlands Unknown Sell This Version
6370 905 Sam Wooding & His Chocolate Dandies  album cover Sam Wooding And His Chocolate Dandies Sam Wooding & His Chocolate Dandies(LP, Comp, Mono) Biograph 6370 905 UK Unknown Sell This Version
6370 906 Rare Piano Roll Solos Vol.3  album cover Thomas 'Fats' Waller* Rare Piano Roll Solos Vol.3(LP, Comp, Mono) Biograph 6370 906 Netherlands Unknown Sell This Version
6370 907 The California Ramblers* Hallelujah! Here Comes The California Ramblers(LP, Comp) Biograph 6370 907 France Unknown Sell This Version
6370 908 New York Jazz 1927-1929  album cover Clarence Williams Orchestra* New York Jazz 1927-1929(LP, Comp) Biograph 6370 908 Netherlands Unknown Sell This Version
6370 909 Fletcher Henderson Orchestra 1923-1927  album cover Fletcher Henderson's Orchestra* Featuring Louis Armstrong - Coleman Hawkins - Joe Smith (3) Fletcher Henderson's Orchestra* Featuring Louis Armstrong - Coleman Hawkins - Joe Smith (3) - Fletcher Henderson Orchestra 1923-1927(LP, Comp, Mono) Biograph 6370 909 Netherlands Unknown Sell This Version
6370 910 1916  album cover Scott Joplin 1916(LP) Biograph 6370 910 1971 Sell This Version
9199 508 Where The Blue Of The Night Meets The Gold Of The Day  album cover Bing Crosby Where The Blue Of The Night Meets The Gold Of The Day(LP, Comp) Biograph 9199 508 UK 1977 Sell This Version
9283 103 Happy Days Are Here Again  album cover J. Lawrence Cook Happy Days Are Here Again(LP, Comp) Biograph 9283 103 UK 1977 Sell This Version
9283 104 The Music Of Jerome Kern - A Fine Romance  album cover Various The Music Of Jerome Kern - A Fine Romance(LP, Album, Comp) Biograph 9283 104 US 1977 Sell This Version
9283 105 1923-1924 Parlor Piano Solos From Rare Piano Rolls  album cover Thomas "Fats" Waller* 1923-1924 Parlor Piano Solos From Rare Piano Rolls(LP, Comp, Mono) Biograph 9283 105 Netherlands Unknown Sell This Version
9283 106 1917-21  album cover James P. Johnson* 1917-21(LP, Comp) Biograph 9283 106 Netherlands Unknown Sell This Version
9283 107 1924-1926 Blues And Stomps From Rare Piano Rolls  album cover Jelly Roll Morton 1924-1926 Blues And Stomps From Rare Piano Rolls(LP, Comp, Mono) Biograph 9283 107 US 1970 Sell This Version
9283 108 Thomas 'Fats' Waller 1924-31 Parlor Piano Solos from Rare Piano Rolls  album cover Fats Waller Thomas 'Fats' Waller 1924-31 Parlor Piano Solos from Rare Piano Rolls(LP, Mono) Biograph 9283 108 Netherlands Unknown Sell This Version
9283 109 Ragtime Volume 2  album cover Scott Joplin Ragtime Volume 2(LP, RE) Biograph 9283 109 US Unknown Sell This Version
9283 110 1917 - Vol. 2  album cover James P. Johnson* 1917 - Vol. 2(LP, Comp) Biograph 9283 110 Netherlands 1974 Sell This Version
9283 111 Ragtime Vol. 3  album cover Scott Joplin Ragtime Vol. 3(LP, Comp, RE) Biograph 9283 111 Netherlands 1974 Sell This Version
9283112 Volume 1 Blues And Ragtime 1917 - 1921  album cover Eubie Blake Volume 1 Blues And Ragtime 1917 - 1921(LP) Biograph 9283112 Netherlands 1973 Sell This Version
9283 113 1921 - Vol. 2 Rare Piano Rolls Of Early Blues And Spirituals  album cover Eubie Blake 1921 - Vol. 2 Rare Piano Rolls Of Early Blues And Spirituals(LP) Biograph 9283 113 Netherlands 1973 Sell This Version
9283 114 " The Entertainer" Classic Ragtime From Rare Piano Rolls  album cover Scott Joplin " The Entertainer" Classic Ragtime From Rare Piano Rolls(LP, Album) Biograph 9283 114 Netherlands 1974 Sell This Version
9283 115 Elite Syncopations  album cover Scott Joplin Elite Syncopations(LP, Comp, Mono, RE) Biograph 9283 115 Netherlands 1974 Sell This Version
9283 116 Classic Ragtime From Rare Piano Rolls  album cover James Scott (4) Classic Ragtime From Rare Piano Rolls(LP, Comp) Biograph 9283 116 Netherlands 1975 Sell This Version
9283 117 Sail On Flying Dutchman  album cover Nick Seeger Sail On Flying Dutchman(LP, Album) Biograph 9283 117 Netherlands 1976 Sell This Version
BCD 101 " The Entertainer" Classic Ragtime From Rare Piano Rolls  album cover Scott Joplin " The Entertainer" Classic Ragtime From Rare Piano Rolls(CD, Comp, RM) Biograph BCD 101 US 1987 Sell This Version
BCD 102 "Elite Syncopations" Classic Ragtime From Rare Piano Rolls  album cover Scott Joplin "Elite Syncopations" Classic Ragtime From Rare Piano Rolls(CD, Album) Biograph BCD 102 US 1987 Sell This Version
BCD 103 The Greatest Ragtime Of The Century  album cover Various The Greatest Ragtime Of The Century(CD, Comp, RP) Biograph BCD 103 US Unknown Sell This Version
BCD 105 Carolina Shout  album cover James P. Johnson* Carolina Shout(CD, Album) Biograph BCD 105 US 1988 Sell This Version
BCD 106 Rhapsody In Blue  album cover George Gershwin Rhapsody In Blue(CD, Album) Biograph BCD 106 US 1988 Sell This Version
BCD 107 Three Shades Of Blues  album cover Bukka White / Skip James / Blind Willie McTell Bukka White / Skip James / Blind Willie McTell - Three Shades Of Blues(CD, Comp) Biograph BCD 107 US 1988 Sell This Version
BCD 109 The Early Years  album cover Benny Goodman The Early Years(CD, Comp) Biograph, Biograph BCD 109 US 1989 Sell This Version
BCD-110 King Of Ragtime Writers  album cover Scott Joplin King Of Ragtime Writers(CD, Comp) Biograph BCD-110 USA & Canada 1989 Sell This Version
BCD-111 Blues And Stomps From Rare Piano Rolls  album cover Jelly Roll Morton Blues And Stomps From Rare Piano Rolls(CD, Comp) Biograph BCD-111 US 1989 Sell This Version
BCD 112 ADD Greatest Of The Delta Blues Singers  album cover Skip James Greatest Of The Delta Blues Singers(CD, Album) Biograph BCD 112 ADD US 1992 Sell This Version
BCD 112 DDD Memories Of You  album cover Eubie Blake Memories Of You(CD, Comp) Biograph BCD 112 DDD US Unknown Sell This Version
BCD 113 Good Morning Blues  album cover Leadbelly / Reverend Gary Davis* / Dan Smith (10) Leadbelly / Reverend Gary Davis* / Dan Smith (10) - Good Morning Blues(CD, Comp) Biograph BCD 113 US 1990 Sell This Version
BCD 114 Low Down Papa  album cover Fats Waller Low Down Papa(CD, Comp, RM) Biograph BCD 114 US 1990 Sell This Version
BCD 115 Boogie Woogie Blues  album cover Various Boogie Woogie Blues(CD, Comp) Biograph BCD 115 1991 Sell This Version
BCD 116 DDD The Greatest Jazz, Blues, And Ragtime Of The Century  album cover Various The Greatest Jazz, Blues, And Ragtime Of The Century(CD, Comp) Biograph BCD 116 DDD US 1991 Sell This Version
BCD 117 Jazzin' Baby Blues  album cover Various Jazzin' Baby Blues(CD, Comp) Biograph BCD 117 US 1991 Sell This Version
BCD 118 ADD Delta Blues  album cover Son House Delta Blues (Comp) BCD 118 ADD US 1991 Sell This Version
BCD 118 AOD Delta Blues  album cover Son House Delta Blues(CD, Comp) Biograph BCD 118 AOD US 1991 Sell This Version
BCD 119 Tonight I Want It All  album cover Kathy Hart Tonight I Want It All(CD, Album) Biograph BCD 119 US 1991 Sell This Version
BCD 120 The Modern Art Of Jazz  album cover Various Featuring Milt Hinton, Hank Jones, Zoot Sims, Oscar Pettiford, Al Cohn Various Featuring Milt Hinton, Hank Jones, Zoot Sims, Oscar Pettiford, Al Cohn - The Modern Art Of Jazz(CD, Comp) Biograph BCD 120 US 1991 Sell This Version
BCD 121 Traditional Delta Blues  album cover Johnny Shines Traditional Delta Blues(CD, Album) Biograph BCD 121 US 1991 Sell This Version
BCD 122 Hard Time Killing Floor Blues  album cover Skip James Hard Time Killing Floor Blues(CD) Biograph BCD 122 US 1992 Sell This Version
BCD 123 From Blues To Gospel  album cover Reverend Gary Davis* From Blues To Gospel(CD, Album) Biograph BCD 123 US 1992 Sell This Version
BCD 124 Early Rhythm & Blues 1949 From The Rare Regal Sessions  album cover Various Early Rhythm & Blues 1949 From The Rare Regal Sessions(CD, Comp) Biograph BCD 124 US 1992 Sell This Version
BCD 125 Mr. Cover Shaker  album cover Johnny Shines Mr. Cover Shaker(CD, Album) Biograph BCD 125 US 1992 Sell This Version
BCD 126 Pig 'N Whistle Red  album cover Blind Willie McTell Pig 'N Whistle Red(CD, Comp) Biograph BCD 126 US 1993 Sell This Version
BCD 128 Classic New Orleans Jazz Vol. 2  album cover Jim Robinson (2) Classic New Orleans Jazz Vol. 2(CD, Comp, RE) Biograph BCD 128 US 1993 Sell This Version
BCD 129 ADD New York Jazz In The Roaring Twenties  album cover Tommy Dorsey, Red Nichols, Jimmy Dorsey Tommy Dorsey, Red Nichols, Jimmy Dorsey - New York Jazz In The Roaring Twenties(CD, Comp) Biograph BCD 129 ADD US 1994 Sell This Version
BCD 130 When I Lay My Burden Down  album cover Fred McDowell / Furry Lewis / Robert Wilkins Fred McDowell / Furry Lewis / Robert Wilkins - When I Lay My Burden Down(CD, Album) Biograph BCD 130 US 1994 Sell This Version
BCD 131 Zoot Sims The Rare Dawn Sessions(CD, Comp, Mono) Biograph BCD 131 US 1994 Sell This Version
BCD 132 Stan Getz & The Rare Dawn Sessions  album cover Stan Getz, Zoot Sims, Wardell Gray, Paul Quinichette Stan Getz, Zoot Sims, Wardell Gray, Paul Quinichette - Stan Getz & The Rare Dawn Sessions(CD, Comp, RE) Biograph BCD 132 US 1994 Sell This Version
BCD 136 ADD The Kid From Denver  album cover Paul Quinichette The Kid From Denver(CD, Album) Biograph BCD 136 ADD US 1995 Sell This Version
BCD 137 We Three...Tenor Sax Legends  album cover Various We Three...Tenor Sax Legends(CD, Comp, RE) Biograph BCD 137 US 1995 Sell This Version
BCD 138 Midnight Hour Blues  album cover Larry Johnson (6) Accompanied by John Hammond* Larry Johnson (6) Accompanied by John Hammond* - Midnight Hour Blues(CD, Album) Biograph BCD 138 US 1995 Sell This Version
BCD 139 Atlanta Blues Legend  album cover Buddy Moss Atlanta Blues Legend(CD, Album, RE) Biograph BCD 139 US 1995 Sell This Version
BCD141  Butch Thompson Plays Jelly Roll Morton Solos  album cover Butch Thompson Butch Thompson Plays Jelly Roll Morton Solos(CD, Album, RE) Biograph BCD141 US 1996 Sell This Version
BCD 143 ADD Biograph Presents Cole Porter From Rare Piano Rolls  album cover Lawrence (Piano Roll) Cook & His Orchestra, Max Kortlander, Ted Baxter (2), Harold Scott Lawrence (Piano Roll) Cook & His Orchestra, Max Kortlander, Ted Baxter (2), Harold Scott - Biograph Presents Cole Porter From Rare Piano Rolls(CD, Album) Biograph BCD 143 ADD US 1996 Sell This Version
BCD 144 Masters Of The Country Blues  album cover Leadbelly / Blind Willie McTell Leadbelly / Blind Willie McTell - Masters Of The Country Blues(CD, Comp) Biograph BCD 144 1996 Sell This Version
BCD 145 Big Daddy  album cover Bukka White Big Daddy(CD, Album, RE) Biograph BCD 145 US 1996 Sell This Version
BCD 146 Seasons Of Peace  album cover The Beers Family* Seasons Of Peace(CD, Album, RE) Biograph BCD 146 US 1996 Sell This Version
BCD 147 ADD How High The Moon - From The Rare Dawn Series  album cover Randy Weston How High The Moon - From The Rare Dawn Series(CD, Album, RE) Biograph BCD 147 ADD US 1997 Sell This Version
BCD 149 Classic Ragtime From Rare Piano Rolls  album cover James Scott (4) Classic Ragtime From Rare Piano Rolls(CD, Comp, RE) Biograph BCD 149 US 1997 Sell This Version
BCD 151 Hot Jazz In The Twenties Volume 1  album cover Jabbo Smith Hot Jazz In The Twenties Volume 1(CD, Comp) Biograph BCD 151 US 1999 Sell This Version
BCD 152 Hot Jazz In The Twenties - Volume Two  album cover Jabbo Smith Hot Jazz In The Twenties - Volume Two(CD, Comp) Biograph BCD 152 US 1999 Sell This Version
BCD 134/135 The Rare Dawn Sessions  album cover The Jazz Modes The Rare Dawn Sessions(2xCD, Comp) Biograph BCD 134/135 US 1995 Sell This Version
BLP-1001Q Parlor Piano 1917-27 Blues And Stomps From Rare Piano Rolls  album cover Various Parlor Piano 1917-27 Blues And Stomps From Rare Piano Rolls(LP, Comp) Biograph BLP-1001Q US 1970 Sell This Version
BLP-1002Q 1923-1924 Parlor Piano Solos From Rare Piano Rolls  album cover Thomas "Fats" Waller* 1923-1924 Parlor Piano Solos From Rare Piano Rolls(LP, Comp) Biograph BLP-1002Q US 1970 Sell This Version
BLP 1003Q 1917-21  album cover James P. Johnson* 1917-21(LP, Comp) Biograph BLP 1003Q US 1970 Sell This Version
BLP-1004Q 1924-1926 Blues And Stomps From Rare Piano Rolls  album cover Jelly Roll Morton 1924-1926 Blues And Stomps From Rare Piano Rolls(LP, Comp) Biograph BLP-1004Q US 1970 Sell This Version
BLP-1005Q 1924-1931 Parlor Piano Solos From Rare Piano Rolls Vol. 2  album cover Thomas "Fats" Waller* 1924-1931 Parlor Piano Solos From Rare Piano Rolls Vol. 2(LP, Comp) Biograph BLP-1005Q US 1971 Sell This Version
BLP-1006Q 1916  album cover Scott Joplin 1916 BLP-1006Q US 1971 Sell This Version
BLP-1007Q Forty Second Street (Musical Nostalgia From Flicks And Show Biz)  album cover Various Forty Second Street (Musical Nostalgia From Flicks And Show Biz)(LP, Comp) Biograph BLP-1007Q US 1972 Sell This Version
BLP-1008Q Ragtime Volume 2  album cover Scott Joplin Ragtime Volume 2(LP) Biograph BLP-1008Q US 1971 Sell This Version
BLP1009Q 1917 - Vol 2  album cover James P. Johnson* 1917 - Vol 2(LP) Biograph BLP1009Q US 1972 Sell This Version
BLP-1010Q Ragtime Vol. 3  album cover Scott Joplin Ragtime Vol. 3(LP) Biograph BLP-1010Q US 1972 Sell This Version
BLP-1011Q Blues And Ragtime Volume 1  album cover Eubie Blake Blues And Ragtime Volume 1(LP, Comp) Biograph BLP-1011Q US 1973 Sell This Version
BLP-1012Q 1921 - Vol. 2 Rare Piano Rolls Of Early Blues And Spirituals  album cover Eubie Blake 1921 - Vol. 2 Rare Piano Rolls Of Early Blues And Spirituals(LP, Comp) Biograph BLP-1012Q US 1973 Sell This Version
BLP 1013Q "The Entertainer" Classic Ragtime From Rare Piano Rolls  album cover Scott Joplin "The Entertainer" Classic Ragtime From Rare Piano Rolls(LP) Biograph BLP 1013Q US 1974 Sell This Version
BLP-1014Q Elite Syncopations  album cover Scott Joplin Elite Syncopations(LP) Biograph BLP-1014Q US 1974 Sell This Version
BLP 1015Q Rare Piano Roll Solos Vol. 3  album cover Thomas 'Fat' Waller* Rare Piano Roll Solos Vol. 3(LP, Comp) Biograph BLP 1015Q US 1975 Sell This Version
BLP-1015 Q Rare Piano Roll Solos Vol. 3  album cover Thomas 'Fats' Waller* Rare Piano Roll Solos Vol. 3(LP, Comp) Biograph BLP-1015 Q US 1975 Sell This Version
BLP-1016 Q Classic Ragtime From Rare Piano Rolls  album cover James Scott (4) Classic Ragtime From Rare Piano Rolls(LP, Comp) Biograph BLP-1016 Q US 1975 Sell This Version
BLP-1017Q Various Acadamy Awards Winners 1934-1947(LP) Biograph BLP-1017Q US 1974 Sell This Version
BLP-1019Q Thanks For The Memory (Musical Nostalgia From Flicks And Show Biz)  album cover Various Thanks For The Memory (Musical Nostalgia From Flicks And Show Biz)(LP) Biograph BLP-1019Q US 1977 Sell This Version
BLP-1020Q Happy Days Are Here Again (Musical Nostalgia From Flicks And Show Biz)  album cover Various Happy Days Are Here Again (Musical Nostalgia From Flicks And Show Biz)(LP) Biograph BLP-1020Q US 1977 Sell This Version
BLP-1022Q The Music Of George Gershwin  album cover George Gershwin The Music Of George Gershwin(LP) Biograph BLP-1022Q US 1977 Sell This Version
BLP-1024Q The Music Of Richard Rogers - Musical Nostalgia From Flicks And Show Biz  album cover Various The Music Of Richard Rogers - Musical Nostalgia From Flicks And Show Biz(LP, Album) Biograph BLP-1024Q US Unknown Sell This Version
BLP 1025Q Jolson Sang 'Em  album cover Various Jolson Sang 'Em(LP, Comp) Biograph BLP 1025Q US 1978 Sell This Version
BLP-1026 Negro Blues And Hollers From The Archive Of Folk Song  album cover Son House Negro Blues And Hollers From The Archive Of Folk Song(7", Unofficial) Biograph, Library Of Congress Division Of Music Recording Laboratory, Celebrate Life BLP-1026 US 2010 Sell This Version
BLP-2001 Canoe Ride  album cover Fibber McGee & Molly Canoe Ride(LP) Biograph BLP-2001 US 1977 Sell This Version
BLP-2002 The Best Of Sherlock Holmes Radio Series  album cover Sir John Gielgud*, Sir Ralph Richardson* Sir John Gielgud*, Sir Ralph Richardson* - The Best Of Sherlock Holmes Radio Series(LP) Biograph, Biograph BLP-2002 US 1977 Sell This Version
BLP-2003 The Shadow  album cover No Artist The Shadow(LP) Biograph BLP-2003 US 1977 Sell This Version