The Original Capitol Orchestra was a White orchestra that played on the Mississippi riverboat the Capitol. The band was invited to play at Rectors nightclub in London. They made one other recording during there stay in England that was released by two seperate record labels under the names of the Detroit Melodists and Carnival Novelty Four.

Title Recording Date Recording Location Company
Apple Sauce
(Lyman / Arnhiem / Freed)
5-22-1923 Hayes, Middlesex, England Zonophone
Barney Google
(Billy Rose / Con Conrad)
10-29-1923 Hayes, Middlesex, England Zonophone
Blue Hoosier Blues
(Cliff Friend / Jack Meskill / Abel Baer)
12-14-1923 Hayes, Middlesex, England Zonophone
Broadway Blues
(Arthur Swanstrom / Carey Morgan)
12-14-1923 Hayes, Middlesex, England Zonophone
Bye-Bye 11-23-1923 Hayes, Middlesex, England Zonophone
Chicago
(Fred Fisher)
4-23-1923 Hayes, Middlesex, England Zonophone
Felix Kept On Walking 12-14-1923 Hayes, Middlesex, England Zonophone
Foolish Child
(McPhail / Bargy / Nelson)
11-23-1923 Hayes, Middlesex, England Zonophone
Gigolette
(Willner / Lehar)
2-18-1924 Hayes, Middlesex, England Zonophone
House Of David Blues
(Elmer Schoebel / Billy Meyers / Irving Mills)
11-23-1923 Hayes, Middlesex, England Zonophone
In A Tent 2-18-1924 Hayes, Middlesex, England Zonophone
I Wish I Could Shimmy Like My Sister Kate
(A.J. Piron)
5-22-1923 Hayes, Middlesex, England Zonophone
Last Night On The Back Porch
(Brown / Schraubstader)
12-14-1923 Hayes, Middlesex, England Zonophone
Mama Loves Papa
(Friend / Baer)
2-18-1924 Hayes, Middlesex, England Zonophone
Romany Love
(Zamenick)
4-23-1923 Hayes, Middlesex, England Zonophone
Rose Of The Rio Grande 4-23-1923 Hayes, Middlesex, England Zonophone
Russian Rose 4-23-1923 Hayes, Middlesex, England Zonophone
Susannah's Squeaking Shoes 1-21-1924 Hayes, Middlesex, England Zonophone
The Cats Whiskers 10-29-1923 Hayes, Middlesex, England Zonophone
The Lady Of The Evening 5-22-1923 Hayes, Middlesex, England Zonophone
There's A Bungalow That's Waiting 1-21-1924 Hayes, Middlesex, England Zonophone
Tiger Rag
(Nick La Rocca)
1-21-1924 Hayes, Middlesex, England Zonophone
Why Worry Blues
(Shepard / Webb / Bell)
10-29-1923 Hayes, Middlesex, England Zonophone
When It's Night Time In Italy 1-21-1924 Hayes, Middlesex, England Zonophone
Will You Always Love Me? 10-29-1923 Hayes, Middlesex, England Zonophone
Artist Instrument
Tracy Mumma Clarinet, Alto Saxophone
Les Russick Banjo
Vic Sells Cornet
Bud Shepard Piano, Leader
Leon van Stratten Violin
Billy Trittle Trombone
George Byron Webb Alto Saxophone
unknown Tenor Saxophone