FRANCES MADDUX
(1908 - January 1, 1961)



Major Engagements:

Café De Paris, London (1929)
Place Pigalle, N.Y.C. (1933)
Chapeau Rouge (1934)
Le Bijou, N.Y.C. (1934)
Café Lounge, Savoy-Plaza Hotel, N.Y.C. (1935)
Le Mirage, N.Y.C. (1936)
Fantasy Room, Larue, N.Y.C.  (Dec. 1936 - Jan. 1937; Apr. 1937 - May 1937)
Maisonette, St. Regis Hotel, N.Y.C. (1949)


1930

78/Victor 22537 (Frances Maddux with Leo Reisman and His Orchestra) (Body And Soul)

Note: Recorded on September 3, 1930.

c. 1931

Music From The Cat And The Fiddle, 10"/RCA Victor L-16005 (Frank Munn and Frances Maddux with Leo Reisman and His Orchestra) [also 78/Victor 22869]

Tracks: The Night Was Made For Love; One Moment Alone; Poor Pierrot; She Didn’t Say Yes; Try To Forget

1932

78/Victor 22904 (Frances Maddux with Leo Reisman and His Orchestra) (Paradise/Someday I’ll Find You)  [also 78/HMV B 6156; the former was reissued on The Early 30’s: These Were Our Songs, CD/Reader’s Digest Music 187; the latter was reissued on Drums In My Heart, CD/Vocalion 6149]

Note: Recorded on December 28, 1931.


1934

78/Liberty Music Shop L-166 (Frances Maddux and Her Play Boys) (It’s All Forgotten; It Happens To The Best Of Friends)

78/Liberty Music Shop L-167 (Frances Maddux and Her Play Boys) (Sin-Tax (The Movie Star Song));
                                                 (Frances Maddux and Her Baby Grand) (Ho-Hum)

78/Liberty Music Shop L-168 (Frances Maddux and Her Baby Grand) (I’m A Divorcee; I’m On The Brink Of Disaster)

Note: All of the above were recorded September 13, 1934, N.Y.C.


78/Liberty Music Shop L-175 (Frances Maddux and Her Play Boys) (April Woman)

Note: Recorded November 2, 1934, N.Y.C.

1935

78/Liberty Music Shop L-186 (Frances Maddux and Her Play Boys) (I’d Like To Learn A Lot; The Country Maiden)

Note: Recorded October 19, 1935, N.Y.C.

1936

78/Liberty Music Shop L-195 (Frances Maddux) (These Foolish Things Remind Me Of You; There’s Not A Real New Yorker In New York)

Note: Recorded May 19, 1936, N.Y.C.