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This was a 7" children's record manufactured by Crystalate (Sound Recording Company) in the 1920s. All known examples are American recordings presumably made by Banner (ARC) in the US and all seem to be Children's stories. The records were sold in albums of 3 records. They were originally issued on a label of the same name (but slightly different design) in the United States, and it is thought that they were also issued on the Playtime label in the US. Some (at least) were also relabelled as "Victory Records For The Kiddies" and also issued on the 7" Oliver label (all q.v.) and used the same catalogue numbers.

Although the British issues and the American ones have very similar labels and catalogue numbers, they are not the same. The ones I am listing here are the British ones, which appear to have no place of manufacture around the bottom of the label. The American ones have a copyright date and either "American Record Company" or "Regal Record Company" below the label's design. The British ones seen have no text around the foot of the label.


Please e-mail me if you can help me fill in the gaps in any of these series.
I am not assuming that the 7" Oliver and Victory Record For The Kiddies issues are exactly the same as these Little Tots ones, hence the details here are those taken from actual records seen or reported.

Thanks for extra information to the following people:
Tony Gerbic, Mike Jones, Richard Prout, Peter Willats

Page last updated on: June 05, 2020

Cat No Master No Title Artists Source
100   Old King Cole
Jack And Jill
Ernest Hare
Irving Kaufman
101 4002

Little Bo-Peep
Mary Had A Little Lamb
Vernon Dalhart
Irving Kaufman
102 4001
Rock-A-Bye Baby
Sing A Song Of Sixpence
Vernon Dalhart
Irving Kaufman
103 4010
Tom, Tom The Piper's Son
Simple Simon
Ernest Hare
Arthur Hall
104 4008
The Three Little Kittens
where Are You Gointg To, My Pretty Maid ?
Arthur Hall
Vernon Dalhart
105   Cock-A-Doodle-Doo
Old Mother Hubbard
Ernest Hare
Vernon Dalhart
106 4009
Here We Go Round The Mulberry Bush
Oats Peas Beans And Barley Grow
Arthur Hall  
107 4011
The Farmer In The Dell
London Bridge Is Falling Down
Arthur Hall  
108 4015
Lazy Mary, Will You Get Up ?
Ten Little Indians
Arthur Hall  
109 4048
Little Red Riding Hood
The Frog Prince
Jean Alexander, Arthur Hall & Co.  
110 4049
The Three Bears
Jean Alexander, Virginia Wilson & Co.  
111 4050 Jack And The Beanstalk Ernest Hare, Virginia Wilson & Co.  
112 4035 To-Morrow Will Be Christmas Arthur Hall  
113 4033 The Coming Of Santa Claus Santa Claus & his Band [sic]
114 4032
Santa Claus Hides In The Phonograph
Santa Claus Will Soon Be Here
Ernest Hare
Arthur Hall
115 4040-2
Slumber Boat
The Sandman
Jane Bartlett  
116 4042-2
The Dream Man (intro. Emmett's Lullaby)
Go To Sleep My Little Pickaninny (Alabama Coon)
Jane Bartlett  
117 4041
Sweet and Low
Doll Song
Jane Bartlett  
119   I Love Little Pussy
Three Little Piggies
  Details assumed from titles in an empty album No. 7
120   I Had a Little Doggie
Mother Tabbyskins
121   The Jolly Miller
The Dog And The Cat
122 4056

Medley Part 3  (Ding Dong Dell, Diddle Diddle Dumpling, To Babyland, Dickory Dickory Dock)

Medley Part 4  (Little Boy Blue, Fiddle Dee Dee, Pat A Cake, Polly Put The Kettle On)

Vernon Dalhart  
124 4050
Oh, Dear! What Can The Matter Be
The Frog's Wooing (A Frog He Would A-Wooing Go)
Arthur Hall  
125 4063
Good Morning, Merry Sunshine
Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star
Arthur Hall
Arthur Fields
126 4071
The House That Jack Built
The Plough Boy In Luck
Arthur Hall  
127 4064 I Love Little Pussy Arthur Hall Playtime 223
128 4073 ?

I Had A Little Doggie

Medley Part 2 (Hey Diddle Diddle, Goosey Goosey Gander, Miss Muffet, Alphabet Song)

Arthur Fields
129 4061 ?

The Jolly Miller

Medley Part 1 (Little Jack Horner, There Was A Crooked Man, Tommie Tucker, Georgie Porgie)

Arthur Fields

Medley Part 5 (Humpty Dumpty, Mistress Mary, Pop Goes The Weasel, Baby Bunting)
Medley Part 6 (Tunes not known)