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Marathon

Howard Rye

in Oxford Music Online

Published in print January 2002 |
Published online January 2003 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/gmo/9781561592630.article.J288700

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Record label. It was used to issue 7-inch records with close grooving, which were pressed by the Nutmeg Record Corporation for a short period from November 1928, and which offered the same playing time as ordinary 10-inch discs. The recordings were made by Emerson. Marathon’s catalogue included items by Rosa Henderson and one fine recording by a black band, Jackson and his Southern Stompers, the members of which have not been conclusively identified....

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Subjects: Jazz ; Contemporary Music

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