Audio Recording Honolulu eyes Medley waltz / Honolulu eyes / I'm in heaven when I'm in my mother's arms

Honolulu eyes

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Honolulu eyes
Other Title
Medley waltz
Honolulu eyes
I'm in heaven when I'm in my mother's arms
Jazz/dance band, with whistling
Contributor Names
Ager, Milton: composer
Pingitore, Mike: instrumentalist, banjo
Grofé, Ferde: arranger
Whiteman, Paul: instrumentalist, violin
Ambassador Orchestra: Musical group
Whiteman, Paul: leader
Violinsky: composer
Busse, Henry: instrumentalist, trumpet
McKee, Margaret: vocalist, whistling
Grofé, Ferde: instrumentalist, piano
Byers, Hale: instrumentalist, alto saxophone
Johnson, Theron E. "Buster": instrumentalist, trombone
Heiss, Sammy: instrumentalist, tuba
Mueller, Gus: instrumentalist, alto saxophone
McDonald, Harold: instrumentalist, drums
Ragtime, jazz, and more
Source of original recording: Recorded Sound Section, Library of Congress.
Rights Advisory
Inclusion of the recording in the National Jukebox, courtesy of Sony Music Entertainment
Online Format
Pingitore, Mike, performing. Whiteman, Paul, performing. Ambassador Orchestra, performing. Busse, Henry, performing. McKee, Margaret, performing. Grofé, Ferde, performing. Byers, Hale, performing. Johnson, Theron E. "Buster", performing. Heiss, Sammy, performing. Mueller, Gus, performing. McDonald, Harold, performing. Victor 18721. Matrix/Take: B-24545/6.
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Chicago citation style:

Ager, Milton: Composer, Mike: Instrumentalist Pingitore, Ferde: Arranger Grofé, Paul: Instrumentalist Whiteman, Ambassador Orchestra: Musical Group, Paul: Leader Whiteman, Violinsky: Composer, et al. Honolulu Eyes. 1920. Audio.

APA citation style:

Ager, M. C., Pingitore, M. I., Grofé, F. A., Whiteman, P. I., Ambassador Orchestra: Musical Group, Whiteman, P. L. [...] McDonald, H. I. (1920) Honolulu Eyes. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

MLA citation style:

Ager, Milton: Composer, et al. Honolulu Eyes. 1920. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.

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