The Broadway Bell-Hops were a group of recording sessions organized by Sam Lanin. Lanin hired many of the top White jazz musicians of the 1920s to play on these records. Bix Beiderbecke plays cornet on There's A Cradle In Caroline and There Ain't No Land Like Dixieland.

Thanks to Bob Palmer, Owen Miller and Randy McDaniels for their help with this page.

Title Recording Date Recording Location Company
Away Down South In Heaven
(The Westerners)

(Bud Green / Harry Warren)
11-28-1927 New York, New York Harmony
547-H
Barbara
(Silver / Rose)
8-25-1927 New York, New York Harmony
494-H
Diva
249-G
Barcelona
(Evans / Kahn)
7-16-1926 New York, New York Harmony
223-H
But I Do - You Know I Do 2-10-1926 New York, New York Harmony
120-H
Collette
Vocal Chorus by Tom Frawley

(Baer / Kahn)
12-31-1926 New York, New York Harmony
338-H
Consolation
(The Westerners)
5-23-1927 New York, New York Harmony
426-H
Coquette 2-29-1928 New York, New York Harmony
605-H
Don't Be Angry With Me
(Donaldson)
9-17-1926 New York, New York Harmony
253-H
Don't Somebody Want Somebody To Love?
Vocal chorus by Irving Kaufman

(Rose / Lyman)
3-21-1927 New York, New York Harmony
390-H
Don't Take That Black Bottom Away 10-22-1926 New York, New York Harmony
288-H
For My Baby 11-28-1927 New York, New York Harmony
546-H
Get Out And Get Under The Moon
(Larry Shay / Charles Tobias / William Jerome)
5-3-1928 New York, New York Harmony
644-H
Goodnight
(I'll See You In The Morning)
3-11-1926 New York, New York Harmony
140-H
Happy-Go-Lucky Lane 4-4-1928 New York, New York Harmony
630-H
Hello Bluebird
(Cliff Friend)
10-8-1926 New York, New York Harmony
272-H
Here Comes Fatima
Vocal chorus by Jack Kaufman

(Cliff Friend / Lew Brown)
10-8-1926 New York, New York Harmony
279-H
Here Comes Malinda 3-11-1926 New York, New York Harmony
147-H
He's The Last Word 12-31-1926 New York, New York Harmony
327-H
Hi-Ho The Merrio!
(As Long As She Loves Me)
(Vocal Chorus by Irving Kaufman)

(Lew Brown / Benny Davis / Con Conrad)
5-6-1926 New York, New York Harmony
176-H
Honey Bunch 3-30-1926 New York, New York Harmony
163-H
I Ain't That Kind Of A Baby
(The Westerners)

(Kahal / Britt / Fain)
6-23-1927 New York, New York Harmony
447-H
I Don't Believe You 1-30-1928 New York, New York Harmony
600-H
I Found A Roundabout Way To Heaven 3-30-1926 New York, New York Harmony
I'd Rather Cry Over You
(Than Smile At Somebody Else)

(Dougherty / Ponce)
5-3-1928 New York, New York Harmony
644
Velvet Tone
1644-V
If I'd Only Believed In You 10-22-1926 New York, New York Harmony
298-H
If You See Sally
Vocal Chorus by Tom Frawley

(Dounaldson / Kahn / Egan)
12-31-1926 New York, New York Harmony
338-H
I Love The Moonlight 11-18-1926 New York, New York Harmony
298-H
I'm In Love Again 6-23-1927 New York, New York Harmony
450
Diva 2450-G
I'm Tellin' The Birds, Tellin' The Bees (The Westerners) 11-18-1926 New York, New York Harmony
297-H
I'm Walking Around In Circles
(Lewis / Young / Phillips)
6-17-1926 New York, New York Harmony
210-H
In A Little Garden
(You Made Paradise)
7-16-1926 New York, New York Harmony
225-H
I Never Knew What The Moonlight Could Do
(Coslow / Spier)
9-17-1926 New York, New York Harmony
258-H
In The Evening 4-4-1928 New York, New York Harmony
630-H
In The Sweet Bye And Bye 2-29-1928 New York, New York Harmony
605-H
It All Depends On You
(Buddy De Sylva / Lew Brown / Ray Henderson)
1-31-1927 New York, New York Harmony
355-H
It Was Only A Sun Shower
(Synder / Kahal / Wheeler)
8-25-1927 New York, New York Harmony
479-H
I Wonder How I Look When I'm Asleep
(Buddy De Sylva / Lew Brown / Ray Henderson)
1-31-1927 New York, New York Harmony
355-H
Lay Me Down To Sleep In Carolina
(Milton Ager / Jack Yellen)
8-20-1926 New York, New York Harmony
242-H
Leonora
(Silver)
6-23-1927 New York, New York Harmony
Diva 2450-G
Let A Smile Be Your Umbrella On A Rainy Day
(Fain / Kahal / Wheeler)
12-23-1927 New York, New York Harmony
564-H
Diva
2564-G
Let's Talk About My Sweetie 2-10-1926 New York, New York Harmony
120-H
Lonely Acres In The West
(Robison)
10-8-1926 New York, New York Harmony
272-H
Make My Cot Where The Cot-Cot-Cotton Grows
(Le Soir / Doll / Klein)
10-26-1927 New York, New York Harmony
536
Diva 2536-G
Mary Lou
Vocal Chorus by Bob Thomas

(Lyman / Waggner / Robinson)
8-20-1926 New York, New York Harmony
243-H
Moonlight Lane
(Francis / Clogau / Green)
1-30-1928 New York, New York Harmony
609-H
My Barcelona
(Kahn / Evans)
6-17-1926 New York, New York Harmony
202-H
My Heart Keeps Speaking Of Love 5-3-1928 New York, New York Harmony
My Ohio Home
(Walter Donaldson / Gus Kahn)
12-23-1927 New York, New York Harmony
564-H
Diva
2564-G
My Regular Gal (The Westerners) 2-24-1927 New York, New York Harmony
366-H
Nesting Time 2-24-1927 New York, New York Harmony
365-H
Oh! You Lulu Belle 3-11-1926 New York, New York Harmony
140-H
Old Man Sunshine
(Warren / Dixon)
5-31-1928 New York, New York Harmony
661-H
Our Bungalow Of Dreams (The Westerners) 12-23-1927 New York, New York Harmony
570-H
Rainbow Of Love (waltz) 9-29-1927 New York, New York Harmony
508-H
Sa-Lu-Ta! (6/8 One-Step)
(Gus Kahn / Walter Donaldson)
5-23-1927 New York, New York Harmony
429-H
Sevilla 6-17-1926 New York, New York Harmony
202-H
She Knows Her Onions 8-20-1926 New York, New York Harmony
241-H

142552-1
She's A Great, Great Girl (The Westerners) 2-29-1928 New York, New York Harmony
611-H
Show That Fellow The Door 3-30-1926 New York, New York Harmony
159-H
Side By Side
Vocal chorus by Irving Kaufman

(Harry Woods)
3-21-1927 New York, New York Harmony
390-H
Someday You'll Know 1-30-1928 New York, New York Harmony
600-H
Someday You'll Say "O. K.!"
(Walter Donaldson)
8-25-1927 New York, New York Harmony
479-H
Someone Is Losin' Susan
(Meyer / Turk)
7-16-1926 New York, New York Harmony
223-H
Summertime Sweethearts
(Where Do They Go In The Fall)
11-28-1927 New York, New York Harmony
546-H
Sunday
(Miller / Cohn / Stein / Krueger)
10-22-1926 New York, New York Harmony
288-H
Sweet Sue - Just You
(The Westerners)

(Young / Harris)
4-4-1928 New York, New York Harmony
638-H
Take In The Sun, Hang Out The Moon (The Westerners) 11-18-1926 New York, New York Harmony
297-H
That's Just My Way Of Forgetting You
Vocal chorus by Frank Bessinger

(Buddy De Sylva / Lew Brown / Ray Henderson)
5-31-1928 New York, New York Harmony
661-H
That's My Hap-Hap-Happiness 2-24-1927 New York, New York Harmony
365-H
The Far-Away Bells
(The Westerners)
3-21-1927 New York, New York Harmony
402-H
There Ain't No Land Like Dixieland
(Walter Donaldson)
9-29-1927 New York, New York Harmony
504-H
There's A Cradle In Caroline
(Samuel Lewis / Fred Ahlert / Joseph Young)
9-29-1927 New York, New York Harmony
504-H
There's Something Nice About Everyone, But There's Everything Nice About You 1-31-1927 New York, New York Harmony
358-H
Thinking Of You 10-26-1927 New York, New York Harmony
523-H
To-Night's My Night With Baby
(Vocal Chorus by Irving Kaufman)

(Meyer / Buttenuth / Caesar)
5-6-1926 New York, New York Harmony
176-H
Under The Moon 5-23-1927 New York, New York Harmony
429-H
Up In The Clouds 10-26-1927 New York, New York Harmony
523-H
Who Could Be More Wonderful Than You?
(Silver / Davis)
9-17-1926 New York, New York Harmony
253-H
Wimmin - Aaah!
(Eddie Cantor / Fred Fisher)
2-10-1926 New York, New York Harmony
121-H
You Need Someone To Love
(Olson / Kilfeather / Frey)
5-6-1926 New York, New York Harmony
186-H
Artist Instrument
Larry Abbott Clarinet, Alto Saxophone, Kazoo
Bix Beiderbecke Cornet
Vic Berton Drums
Frank Black Piano
John Cali Banjo
Chuck Campbell Trombone
Tony Colucci Banjo
Hymie Farberman Trumpet
Arthur Fields Vocal
Jimmy Flynn Vocal
Tommy Gott Trumpet
The Harmony Brothers Vocal
Lewis James Vocal
Dick Johnson Clarinet, Alto Saxophone
Billy Jones Vocal
Irving Kaufman (Jack Wilson) Vocal
Jack Kaufman Vocal
Manny Klein Trumpet
Sam Lanin Musical Director
Fud Livingston Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone
Miff Mole Trombone
Chuck Muller Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone
Don Murray Clarinet, Alto Saxophone
Red Nichols Trumpet, Cornet
Chelsea Quealey Trumpet
Bill Rank Trombone
Frank Signorelli Clarinet, Alto Saxophone
Lucien Smith Clarinet, Alto Saxophone
Joe Tarto Tuba or Sousaphone
Frankie Trumbauer C-Melody Saxophone
Joe Venuti Violin

A special thanks to Verne Buland and Dennis Pereya for their help with this page.