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Category Archives: Frank Ferera

And we’re back! After a long, unexpected hiatus, The Talking Machine is back with an episode that has been sitting on the shelf for over a month. Fortunately, we are talking about a record that has been on the shelf for about a century! We listen Victor 18171, featuring “My Lonely Lola Lo” performed by the Sterling Trio and “My Own Iona” performed by Wright and Dietrich. Also: Family films.

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This week we listen to Victor 18159 featuring “Song to Hawaii” and “My Honolulu Hula Girl” performed By Horace Wright and Rene Dietrich with steel guitar and ukulele by Helen Louise and Frank Ferera. Also: Pie.

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I’ve been to Rochester and back and now I bring you this week’s record: Victor 19296 featuring “After the Storm (Life and Love Seem Sweeter)” and “Hula Lou” performed by The Troubadours (with Clifford Cairns and Frank Ferera). Also: Boring air travel stories.

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