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Copy of Okeh Records Catalog Page. Okeh Discographical Files, Southern Folklife Collection.

Copies of Okeh Records Catalog Pages.
By the end of 1924, Okeh executives realized the need for a distinctive sales category for the over forty folksongs scattered throughout the company’s pop series. In 1925, Okeh employed the title “Old Time Tunes,” to categorize the music, equivalent to the company’s Race Records and Foreign Language genres. Okeh used the name in subsequent publicity material for many years.

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