Tokyo: Nihon Poridōru Chikuonki Kabushiki Kaisha 日本ポリドール蓄音機株式会社 [Japan polydor Gramophone Co.,LTD]. Shōwa 10 (1935). Stock ID #159820
24 + pp catalogue from Polydor Japan - Nihon Poridōru Chikuonki Kabushiki Kaisha 日本ポリドール蓄音機株式会社 [Japan Polydor Gramophone Co., Ltd] issued on the 5th of December, 1935. Black and white photographic and line illustrations, very good copy in original pictorial wrappers. This January 1936 catalogue gives a comprehensive listing of the new release of Japanese record label, Kingu Rekōdo [King Record Co., Ltd]. Japan Polydor Gramophone was founded in 1926 and King Records was founded in 1931 as the music arm of the publishing company, Dainihon Yūbenkai Kōdansha 大日本雄辯會講談社. Shōji Tarō 東海林太郎 [1898-1972] who had many hits around this time is the most featured artist in the catalogue. Japanese popular music is of course strongly represented here but this catalogue also includes western music such as classical, operas, dance, and popular music. Bing Crosby's Old Folks at Home [Swanee River] is even listed! (When referring to this item please quote stockid 159820).
Price: $125.00 AU