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Index V-Disc

V-Disc ("V" for Victory) was a record label that was formed in 1943 to provide records for U.S. military personnel. [1]

27 relations: American Federation of Musicians, American Forces Network, Art Tatum, Artists and repertoire, Big band, Billy Eckstine, Coleman Hawkins, Columbia Records, Decca Records, Electrical transcription, George Robert Vincent, International Sweethearts of Rhythm, James Petrillo, Jazz, Library of Congress, Louis Armstrong, Pop music, Provost marshal, RCA Records, Record press, Special Services (entertainment), Swing music, The Columbia Years 1943–1952: The V-Discs, The Real Complete Columbia Years V-Discs, V-Disc Recordings, Jo Stafford, World War II, 1942–44 musicians' strike.

American Federation of Musicians

The American Federation of Musicians of the United States and Canada (AFM/AFofM) is a 501(c)(5) labor union representing professional musicians in the United States and Canada.

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American Forces Network

The American Forces Network (AFN) is the broadcast service operated by the United States Armed Forces' American Forces Radio and Television Service (AFRTS, commonly pronounced "A-farts") for its entertainment and command internal information networks worldwide.

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Art Tatum

Arthur Tatum Jr. (October 13, 1909 – November 5, 1956) was an American jazz pianist.

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Artists and repertoire

Artists and repertoire (A&R) is the division of a record label or music publishing company that is responsible for talent scouting and overseeing the artistic development of recording artists and songwriters.

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Big band

A big band is a type of musical ensemble that usually consists of ten or more musicians with four sections: saxophones, trumpets, trombones, and a rhythm section.

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Billy Eckstine

William Clarence Eckstine (July 8, 1914 – March 8, 1993) was an American jazz and pop singer, and a bandleader of the swing era.

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Coleman Hawkins

Coleman Randolph Hawkins (November 21, 1904 – May 19, 1969), nicknamed "Hawk" and sometimes "Bean", was an American jazz tenor saxophonist.

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Columbia Records

Columbia Records is an American record label owned by Sony Music Entertainment, a subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America, the North American division of Japanese conglomerate Sony.

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Decca Records

Decca Records is a British record label established in 1929 by Edward Lewis.

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Electrical transcription

Electrical transcriptions are special phonograph recordings made exclusively for radio broadcastingBrowne, Ray B. and Browne, Pat, Eds.

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George Robert Vincent

George Robert ("Bob") Vincent (July 17, 1898 - November 13, 1985) was a pioneer in the field of sound recording and archiving.

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International Sweethearts of Rhythm

The International Sweethearts of Rhythm was the first integrated all women's band in the United States.

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James Petrillo

James Caesar Petrillo (March 16, 1892 – October 23, 1984) was the leader of the American Federation of Musicians, a trade union of professional musicians in the United States and Canada.

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Jazz is a music genre that originated in the African-American communities of New Orleans, United States, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and developed from roots in blues and ragtime.

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Library of Congress

The Library of Congress (LOC) is the research library that officially serves the United States Congress and is the de facto national library of the United States.

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Louis Armstrong

Louis Daniel Armstrong (August 4, 1901 – July 6, 1971), nicknamed Satchmo, Satch, and Pops, was an American trumpeter, composer, singer and occasional actor who was one of the most influential figures in jazz.

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Pop music

Pop music is a genre of popular music that originated in its modern form in the United States and United Kingdom during the mid-1950s.

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Provost marshal

A provost marshal is a title given to a person in charge of a group of military police (MP).

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RCA Records

RCA Records (formerly legally traded as the RCA Records Label) is an American record label owned by Sony Music, a subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America.

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Record press

A record press is a machine for manufacturing vinyl records.

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Special Services (entertainment)

Special Services was the entertainment branch of the American military.

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Swing music

Swing music, or simply swing, is a form of popular music developed in the United States that dominated in the 1930s and 1940s.

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The Columbia Years 1943–1952: The V-Discs

The Columbia Years 1943–1952: The V-Discs is a 1994 compilation album by the American singer Frank Sinatra.

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The Real Complete Columbia Years V-Discs

The Real Complete Columbia Years V-Discs is a 2003 compilation album by the American singer Frank Sinatra.

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V-Disc Recordings, Jo Stafford

The V-Disc Recordings is a compilation album by Jo Stafford released in 1998.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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1942–44 musicians' strike

On August 1, 1942, the American Federation of Musicians, at the instigation of union president James Petrillo, began a strike against the major American recording companies because of disagreements over royalty payments.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/V-Disc

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