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A 7" disc manufactured by Crystalate in England for export to Australia. They were available from about 1925 to 1927, and used English masters recorded in London. All were recorded acoustically.

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The information below is mainly that collected by Arthur Badrock plus a few things of my own. The recordings dates are in UK format (dd/mm/yyyy).
Please e-mail
me if you can help me fill in any gaps.
Thanks to the following people who have provided extra details:
Cliff Hanna

Date last updated: January 08, 2016

Cat No Matrix Rec. Date Title Labelled Artists Actual Artists
100 134
135
25/3/1925 Girls And Boys Come Out To Play
Old King Cole
The Nursery House Harry Fay, Ben Albert and a lady
Harry Fay and Ben Albert
101 136
137
  Three Little Kittens
Georgie Porgie
The Nursery House Harry Fay, Ben Albert and a lady
102 138
139
25/3/1925 Jack And Jill
Pussy Cat, Pussy Cat
The Nursery House Harry Fay, Ben Albert and a lady
Harry Fay and Ben Albert
103 181
183
  The House That Jack Built
Poor Cock Robin
The Nursery House Harry Fay
104 190
191
29/3/1926 Little Boy Blue / Baa Baa Black Sheep
Hey Diddle Diddle / Hot Cross Buns
The Nursery House Harry Fay
105 182
189
20/3/1926
29/3/1926
The House That Jack Built
Humpty Dumpty / Polly Put The Kettle On
The Nursery House Harry Fay
106 166
172
18/3/1926
19/3/1926
Faust - Soldier's Chorus
Bambalina
Aerona Military Band
Aerona Dance Orchestra
London Fire Brigade Band
Stan Greening's Dance Band
107 114-2
171
6/2/1925
19/3/1926
Nursery Rhymes Medley
The Tin Can Fusiliers
Aerona Dance Orchestra Stan Greening's Dance Band
108 115-1-3
162-2
6/2/1925
6/2/1926
Union Jack Medley (one-step)
The Two Of Us
Aerona Dance Orchestra Stan Greening's Dance Band
109 176
185
20/3/1926
23/3/1926
Ukulele Lullaby
The Bonnie Banks O' Loch Lomond
Cecil Park
Ian Walker
Maurice Elwin
Harry Thornton
110 179
184
  What's The Good Of Leaving The Dear Old Home?
Sally In Our Alley
John Drummond
Peter Hill
Harry Fay
Eric Partington
111 103
179
19/1/1924
20/3/1926
Will O' The Wisp
Smile A Little Bit
Ian Walker
John Drummond
Robert Howe
Lionel Rothery
112 163
170
18/3/1926
19/2/1926
Hoch Hapsburg
Dinah
Aerona Military Band
Aerona Dance Orchestra
London Fire Brigade Band
Stan Greening's Dance Band
113 164
169
18/3/1926
19/3/1926
Carmen - Toreador's March
Headin' For Louisville
Aerona Military Band
Aerona Dance Orchestra
London Fire Brigade Band
Stan Greening's Dance Band
114 167
174-2

19/3/1926
The King's Lieutenant
Valencia (Spanish one-step)
Aerona Military Band
Aerona Dance Orchestra
London Fire Brigade Band
Stan Greening's Dance Band
115 165
187
18/3/1926
24/3/1926
Faust - waltz
Picador (Spanish one-step)
Aerona Military Band
Aerona Dance Orchestra
London Fire Brigade Band
Stan Greening's Dance Band
116 154
156
5/5/1925
12/5/1925
Cherry Ripe
The Laughing Policeman
John Taunton (bell solo, with piano accmp)
Paul Dicks (comedian)
probably Billy Whitlock
Charlie Penrose
117 153
187
24/4/1925
 
Fernbank Quickstep
Picador
Tim Holes (banjo, with piano accmp)
Aerona Dance Orchestra
Olly Oakley
Stan Greening's Dance Band
118 142
193
31/3/1925
20/4/1926
Under The Double Eagle
Who Loved You Best?
Aerona Military Band
Aerona Dance Orchestra
London Fire Brigade Band
Stan Greening's Dance Band
119 143
173
31/3/1925
19/3/1926
With Sword And Lance
Smile A Little Bit
Aerona Military Band
Aerona Dance Orchestra
London Fire Brigade Band
Stan Greening's Dance Band
120 168
194

20/4/1926
Tancredi Overture
Barcelona (Spanish one-step)
Aerona Military Band
Aerona Dance Orchestra
London Fire Brigade Band
Stan Greening's Dance Band
121 106
180
  The Leather Bottle
Heading For Louisville
Tom Mann
John Drummond
Robert Kinnear
Lionel Rothery
122 141
175
  The Vicar Of Bray
Always
Tom Mann
Cecil Park
Eric Lawrence
Guy Victor (Maurice Elwin)
123 152
157
24/4/1925
12/5/1925
Cameo No. 1
The Laughing Ploughboy
Tim Holes (banjo, with piano accmp)
Paul Dicks (comedian)
Olly Oakley
Charlie Penrose
124 155
208
5/5/1925
24/6/1926
Blue Bells Of Scotland
Dreaming Of A Castle In The Air
 ? (bell solo with piano accmp)
Aerona Dance Orchestra
probably Billy Whitlock
Stan Greening's Dance Band
125 144
198
  A Bunch Of Roses
My Irish Home Sweet Home (waltz)
Aerona Military Band
Aerona Dance Orchestra
London Fire Brigade Band
Stan Greening's Dance Band
126 145
197
  Entry Of The Gladiators
Valentine
Aerona Military Band
Aerona Dance Orchestra
London Fire Brigade Band
Stan Greening's Dance Band
127 104
203
19/1/1924
19/6/1926
The Arrow And The Song
My Irish Home, Sweet Home
Tom Mann
St. John Clerk
Robert Howe
Ramon Newton
128 109
202
  Drinking
What About Me?
Percy Scott
St. John Clerk

Ranon Newton
129 111
200
26/3/1924
17/6/1926
In Happy Moments
Two Little Cups And Saucers
Percy Scott
St. John Clerk
Harry Thornton
Ramon Newton
130 146
199-2
31/3/1925
22/7/1926
Territorial March
Speak (waltz)
Aerona Military Band
Aerona Dance Orchestra
London Fire Brigade Band
Stan Greening's Dance Band
131 207
211
23/6/1926
24/6/1926
Susie Was A Real Wild Child
Old Airs Medley, No. 1
Aerona Dance Orchestra
Aerona Military Band
Stan Greening's Dance Band
132 140
205
27/3/1925
19/6/1926
The Outlaw
Pearl Of Malabar
Percy Scott
St John Clerk
Harry Thornton
Ramon Newton
133 177
204
20/3/1926
19/6/1926
Tom Bowling
Susie Was A Real Wild Child
Percy Scott
St John Clerk
Jack Plant
Ramon Newton
134 212
221
14/7/1926
10/8/1926
Ukulele Dream Girl
True Love
Matthew Clare
Cecil Dean
Harry Shalson
Frederick Steger
135 201
223
  Summer Rain Brings The Roses Again
Auld Lang Syne
St John Clerk
Cecil Dean
Ramon Newton
Frederick Steger
136 213
224
14/7/1926
10/8/1926
When I Say Goodbye To You
John Anderson My Jo'
Matthew Clare
Cecil Dean
Harry Shalson
Frederick Steger
137 166
209

18/3/1926
Summer Rain Brings The Roses Again
Faust - Soldier's Chorus
Aerona Dance Orchestra
Aerona Military Band
Stan Greening's Dance Band
London Fire Brigade Band
138 167
210
  The King's Lieutenant, overture
Matador
Aerona Military Band
Aerona Dance Orchestra
London Fire Brigade Band
Stan Greening's Dance Band
139 206
217
23/6/1926
22/7/1926
Bobadilla (Spanish one-step)
Old Airs Medley, No. 2
Aerona Dance Orchestra Stan Greening's Dance Band
140 215
222
  I Don't Care What You Used To Be
Oft In The Stilly Night
Dan Collet
Cecil Dean
Dick Henderson
Frederick Steger
141 103
214

20/7/1926
Will O' The Wisp
Good-Night
Ian Walker
Dan Collett
Robert Kinnear
Dick Henderson
142 106
220
  The Leather Bottle
Buy Bananas
Tom Mann
John Drummond
Robert Kinnear
Harry Fay
143 185
225
  The Bonnie Banks Of Loch Lomond
When I Met McKay
Ian Walker
John McNeil
Harry Thornton
Jock Walker
144 255
273
20/9/1926
8/10/1926
Regimental Marches No. 8
Lonesome And Sorry
Aerona Military Band
Ernie's Golden Five
London Fire Brigade Band
Stan Greening's Dance Band
145          
146          
147 233
245
7/9/1926
15/9/1926
Can't Forget
Poor Papa
Cecil Park
Richard Hare
Maurice Elwin
Eddie Reed
148 256
258
23/9/1926
28/9/1926
Take Her The Longest Way Round
Tally Ho!
Ernie's Golden Five
Aerona Dance Orchestra
Stan Greening's Dance Band
149 257
259
23/9/1926
28/9/1926
My Carmenita
Hilarity
Ernie's Golden Five
Aerona Dance Orchestra
Stan Greening's Dance Band
150 248
264
20/9/1926
7/10/1926
Regimental Marches No. 1
Chinese Moon
Aerona Military Band
Aerona Dance Orchestra
London Fire Brigade Band
Stan Greening's Dance Band
151 235
247
7/9/1926
17/9/1926
The Tinker's Song
Let Me Call You Sweetheart
Percy Scott
St John Clerk
Harry Thornton
Ramon Newton
152 229
238
24/8/1926
10/9/1926
How I Love Her and She Loves Me is Nobody's Business
Life Is A River
John Drummond
Percy Scott
Harry Fay
Harry Thornton
153 250-2
272
20/9/1926
8/10/1926
Regimental Marches No. 3
That Certain Party
Aerona Military Band
Ernie's Golden Five
London Fire Brigade Band
Stan Greening's Dance Band
154 218
237
27/7/1926
7/9/1926
Good Night (God Bless)
Will Ye No' Come Back Again?
Dan Collett
Cecil Park
Dick Henderson
Maurice Elwin
155 219
236
27/7/1926
7/9/1926
That Makes Me Love Her All The More
Twilight Dreams
Dan Collett
Cecil Park
Dick Henderson
Maurice Elwin
156 228
231
7/9/1926 Drifting And Dreaming
The Devonshire Dutchman
Cecil Park Maurice Elwin
157 239
244
10/9/1926
15/9/1926
In This Old Chair
I Wish I Had My Old Girl Back Again
Percy Scott
Dan Collett
Harry Thornton
Dick Henderson
158 267
274
7/10/1926
11/10/1926
Who?
Circassian Circle
Ernie's Golden Five
? (accordion solo)
Stan Greening's Dance Band
Peter Wyper
159 246
269
16/9/1926
7/10/1926
Post Horn Galop
I'm Sittin' On Top Of The World
H. Woodhole (harmonica)
Aerona Dance Orchestra
H. Woodall
Stan Greening's Dance Band
160 251
265
20/9/1926
7/10/1926
Regimental Marches No. 4
Oh, Charley Take It Away (6/8)
Aerona Military Band
Aerona Dance Orchestra
London Fire Brigade Band
Stan Greening's Dance Band
161          
162 252
271
20/9/1926
8/10/1926
Regimental Marches No. 5
That Certain Feeling
Aerona Military Band
Aerona Dance Orchestra
London Fire Brigade Band
Stan Greening's Dance Band
163 254
262
20/9/1926
30/9/1926
Regimental Marches No. 6
Good-Night (I'll See You In The Morning)
Aerona Military Band
Ernie's Golden Five
London Fire Brigade Band
Stan Greening's Dance Band
164 283
284
  Dick Whittington, parts 1 & 2 'Uncle Peter'  
165 254
263
  Regimental Marches, No. 7
Am I wasting My Time On You?
Aerona Military Band
Aerona Dance Orchestra
London Fire Brigade Band
Stan Greening's Dance Band
166 266
276
7/10/1926
 
Looking For A Boy
The Miller Of Droan
Aerona Dance Orchestra
Gordon Hart (accordion)
Stan Greening's Dance Band
Peter Wyper
167 270
280
8/10/1926
26/10/1926
Sunny
Tannhauser - Pilgrim's Chorus
Ernie's Golden Five
Aerona Military Band
Stan Greening's Dance Band
London Fire Brigade Band
168 242
278
10/9/1926
21/10/1926
The Pilot
When It's Twilight On Missouri
Percy Scott
Dan Collett
Harry Thornton
Dick Henderson
169 240
279
  Oh! The Oak And The Ash
That Night In Araby
Percy Scott
Guy Lester
Harry Thornton
John Thorpe
170 261
285
  The Old Rustic Bridge By The Mill
Rosie Posies
Vaughan Davies
Dan Collet
Vaughan Davies
Dick Henderson
171 260
286
  I'll Sing Thee Songs Of Araby
For Baby And Me
Vaughan Davies
Richard Hare
Vaighan Davies
Eddy Reed ?
172 224
287

8/11/1926
John Anderson, My Jo
While The Sahara Sleeps
Cecil Dean
Guy Lester
Frederick Steger
Tom Kinniburgh
173 223
227
  Auld Lang Syne
Wee Aberdonian
Cecil Dean
John McNeil
Frederick Steger
?
174 289

293
26/11/1926 Where Are You Going To, My Pretty Maid / Sing A Song Of Sixpence
Jack And The Beanstalk
The Nursery House

Uncle Peter
Harry Fay
175 290
292
26/11/1926 Pat-a Cake Pat-a Cake / Mary Mary Quite Contrary
Oranges and Lemons / Little Bo-Peep
The Nursery House Harry Fay
176 288
291
  Ten Little Nigger Boys
Ding Dong Bell / Three Blind Mice
The Nursery House Harry Fay
177 281
307
  Lucia De Lammermoor, part 1
Everything Will Happen For The Best
Aerona Military Band
Tom May's Quintette
London Fire Brigade Band
Geoffrey Gelder's Kettner's Five
178 297
308
10/12/1926
11/12/1926
Don Giovanni, overture, part 1
Waiting
St Hilda Colliery Band
Tom May's Quintette
as labelled
Geoffrey Gelder's Kettner's Five
179 277
309

11/12/1926
Jigs
Lonely Acres
Gordon Hart (accordion)
Tom May's Quintette
Peter Wyper
Geoffrey Gelder's Kettner's Five
180 282
310
26/10/1926
11/12/1926
Lucia Di Lammermoor, selection part 2
Rhythm Of The Day
Aerona Military Band
Tom May's Quintette
London Fire Brigade Band
Geoffrey Gelder's Kettner's Five
181 241
311
10/9/1926
14/12/1926
Juanita
The More We Are Together
Percy Scott Harry Thornton
Harry Fay
182 242
294

26/11/1926
The Pilot
Just A Rose In A Garden Of Weeds
Percy Scott Maurice Elwin
183 299
324
10/12/1926
11/2/1927
Genevieve de Brabant, selection part 1
In A Little Garden
St Hilda Colliery Band
Aerona Dance Orchestra
as labelled
Stan Greening's Dance Band
184 300
341
10/12/1926
21/2/1927
Genevieve de Brabant, selection part 2
Drifting And Dreaming
St Hilda Colliery Band
Aerona Dance Orchestra
as labelled
Stan Greening's Dance Band
185 301
344
10/12/1926
21/2/1927
Morning, Noon and Night, overture part 1
Let's All Go To Mary's House
St Hilda Colliery Band
Aerona Dance Orchestra
as labelled
Stan Greening's Dance Band
186 114-2
345
6/2/1925
21/2/1927
Nursery Rhymes Medley
Black Bottom
Aerona Dance Orchestra
Ernie's Golden Five
Stan Greening's Dance Band
187 145
347 /332

21/2/1927
Entry Of The Gladiators
Alice's 'Ouse
Aerona Military Band
Ernie's Golden Five
London Fire Brigade Band
Stan Greening's Dance Band
188 322
346
21/1/1927
21/2/1927
Hungarian Dance No. 2 (Brahms)
Because I Love You (waltz)
Rudolph van Zini (violin solo with piano)
Ernie's Golden Five
as labelled
Stan Greening's Dance Band
189 313
320
7/1/1927
13/1/1927
Maid Of Athens
Tell Me Tonight
Cecil Dean
Guy Lester
Frederick Steger
Tom Kinniburgh
190 315
321
7/1/1927
13/1/1927
When Other Lips
Memories Of You
Cecil Dean
Guy Lester
Frederick Steger
Tom Kinniburgh
191 323-2
329
21/1/1927
21/2/1927
Hungarian Dance No. 5 (Brahms)
Mary Lou
Rudolph van Zini (violin solo with piano)
Ernie's Golden Five
as labelled
Stan Greening's Dance Band
192          
193          
194          
195 306
355
10/12/1926
7/3/1927
The Enchanted Flute, overture
Shepherd Of The Hills
St Hilda Colliery Band
Ernie's Golden Five
as labelled
Stan Greening's Dance Band
196          
197          
198 261
357
28/9/1926
17/3/1927
The Old Rustic Bridge By The Mill
Shepherd Of The Hills
Vaughan Davies
St John Clerk
Vaughan Davies may be a 'real' person
Ramon Newton
199          
200 167
363
18/3/1926
31/3/1927
The King's Lieutenant - overture
I'm Telling The Birds - Telling The Bees
Aerona Military Band
Aerona Dance Orchestra
London Fire Brigade Band
Buddy Rose (Ronnie Munro)'s Dance O.
201 233
367
  Can't Forget
I'm Telling The Birds - Telling The Bees
Cecil Dean
Guy Lester
Maurice Elwin
John Thorpe