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An Edison Bell product, rather like the small "Bell" record, Dinky is very much rarer, though was probably available during the same time span. The only example I have uses a 3-digit catalogue series in the 400s, and the record is a little under 5" in size. All artists are anonymous. I don't know if these were produced for a specific store, or whether they were another disc to be sold by Woolworths. The records date from 1924-1925.

 

Please e-mail me if you can help me fill in the gaps.

My thanks to John Culley for encouraging me to start this listing by providing details of the Dinky records in his collection.
Most of the other information is from the late Arthur Badrock.
The following people have also provided extra information:
Robert Girling, Mike Jones, Ian McPherson, Kenny MacMillan, Richard Prout

Page last updated on: March 23, 2018

Cat No Matrix Title Artists
401 345
349
Sahara
Sweet Honolulu
fox-trot (= Edison Bell Dance Orchestra)
Hawaiian guitars (= Kamoku Brothers)           [details: IMcP]
402 343
348
Ogo Pogo
Beautiful Kaala
fox-trot (= Edison Bell Dance Orchestra)
Hawaiian guitars (= Kamoku Brothers)
403 349
350
Sweet Honolulu
Honolulu Blues
Hawaiian guitars (= Kamoku Brothers)
404   Chunka Chung
In A Monastery Garden
 
405 336
357
Drinking
What'll I Do
trombone solo (= James Douglas)
waltz (= Velmar Dance Orchestra)
406      
407      
408 312
318
Last Night On The Back Porch
"Bohemian Girl" - selection
vocal duet (= Stanley Kirkby & ?)
orchestral (= Royal Orchestra)
409      
410      
411      
412 327
359
Soldiers' Chorus ("Faust")
Sahara
orchestral
song
413 341
358
The Arrow And The Song
What'll I Do?
orchestra (= Royal Orchestra)
song
414 337
361
My Pretty Jane
All Alone
cornet solo (= Ken Jones)
song
415 126
355
Silver Threads Among The Gold
Dream Daddy
song
song
416 289
352
Santiago
Driftwood
waltz (= London Military Band)
song
417 285
353
Alice, Where Art Thou?
From One Till Two
band (= London Military Band)
song
418 220
273
"Faust" - waltz
It Ain't Gonna Rain No Mo'
concertina (= Ernest Rutterford)
song
419      
420 291
332
Washington Post March
When Will The Sun Shine For Me?
band (= London Military Band)
vocal
421      
422 218
309
Over The Waves
Why Did I Kiss That Girl?
concertina (= Ernest Rutterford)
song
423 292
298
Liberty Bell March
Before You Go
band (= London Military Band)
song
424 317
374
John Peel
Tea For Two
Orchestral
Fox-trot (band)
425 210
375
Narcissus
I Want To Be Happy
fairy bells (= Bernard Santley)
fox-trot (= Royal Orchestra)
426   Ukulele Lady
Maritana, part 1
 
427 420 Maritana, part 2 orchestra
428 431
442
Maritana, part 3
Moonlight and Roses
Orchestra
duet (= Tom Barratt & Will Thompson)
429      
430 445 Paddlin' Madelin' Home orchestra (= Edison Bell Dance Orchestra)
431 424
449
Agility
Rose Marie
xylophone (= Billy Whitlock)
orchestra (= Edison Bell Dance Orchestra)
432 413
436
Seminola
My Eve, waltz
song
Hawaiian guitar (= Segis Luvaun)
433 412
435
The Toy Drum Major
At Dusk
song
Hawaiian guitar (= Segis Luvaun)
434      
435      
436      
437 405
428
Spoof March
Everybody Loves My Baby
bells with orch. (= Billy Whitlock's Combination)
duet
438      
439      
440      
441      
442 453 I'm An Airman song
443      
444      
445 452
464
Yes, Sir That's My Baby
The Last Rose Of Summer
Song
Cello solo (= Anthony Pini)
446 367
454
In Sunny Spain
If You Knew Susie
xylophone (= Billy Whitlock)
song (= Stanley Kirkby)
447 404
448
Kanu Stanit Jig
I'm Happy When I'm All Alone
bells with orch. (= Billy Whitlock's Combination)
orchestra (= Edison Bell Dance Orchestra)
448      
449      
450