Back to Index   Traditional Music >> Performers >> Musicians >> Moothie >> James B Andrews

  James B Andrews

James B Andrews played piano with Bob Smith's Ideal Band, but was also a champion harmonica player who recorded a few 78s in the early 1930s. This discography is based on the sources listed below. I am interested in any other material relating to James Andrews (email me).
KEY
Code Description
78 78rpm records in my collection
vBO LP, Better Than An Orchestra Topic Records, 1977. A compilation of recordings from 78rpm records.
vIM LP, Ideal Music for All the Year Round Topic Records, 1977. A compilation of recordings from 78rpm records.
aTM Article, Bob Smith's Ideal Band Traditional Music magazine No.7, 1977.
aKC Article, Beltona Discography Sent to me by Keith Chandler.
cdSB CD, Sook and Blaw Ythan Music Trust, 2001. A compilation of 78rpm recordings.

JAMES ANDREWS
December 1930
M13197 The Bluebells of Scotland
Beltona 1624 aKC
M13198 Auld Robin Gray/A Hundred Pipers
Beltona 1624 aKC
M13200 Liverpool and High Level Hornpipes
Beltona 1618 aKC
M13205 Stirling Castle
Beltona 1618 aKC
M13208 The Middly March
Beltona 1619 aKC
-- Laird o' Drumblair
Beltona 1619 aKC
-- Lord Alexander Kennedy
Beltona 1645 aKC
-- Irish Jigs
Beltona 1645 aKC
-- Happy Hours
Beltona 1680 aKC
-- Phyllis Waltz
Beltona 1680 aKC
-- The Skirl o' the Pipes
Beltona 1707 aKC
-- Hornpipe Medley
Beltona 1707 aKC
BOB SMITH'S IDEAL BAND with James J Hiddlestone
-- Bringing In the New Year Pts 1 & 2
Beltona 1596 aTM
M13127/
M13128
A Record Trip Round the World Pts 1 & 2
Beltona 1615 aKC
-- My Home Town Melodies waltz
Beltona 1600 aTM
TONY CAPALDI with unknown (piano)
M12620 St Bernard's Waltz
Believe One If All; Come Back to Erin; Eileen Allanah
Beltona 1515 78
M12625 Highland Schottische
Orange and Blue; Kafoozalum
Beltona 1515 78
TONY CAPALDI with BOB SMITH'S IDEAL TRIO Tony Capaldi (accordion)
M12783 Patience Quadrille Fig. 1 & 2 Beltona 1512 78
M12784 Patience Quadrille Fig. 3 Beltona 1512 78
M12785 Patience Quadrille Fig. 4 Beltona 1513 78
M12786 Patience Quadrille Fig. 5 Beltona 1513 78
M12787 Flirtation (Quadrille Fig 6) Beltona 1514 78
M12788 Blaze Away (Military Two Step) Beltona 1516 78
M12789 La Varsovienne (La Va) Beltona 1514 78
vIM
TONY CAPALDI (accordeon solo)
M12790 Mamma Mia, Valse Beltona 1516 78
TONY CAPALDI with BOB SMITH'S IDEAL TRIO Tony Capaldi (accordion)
M12792 Paul Jones
(Medley of Traditional Scottish Airs)
Beltona 1517 78
TONY CAPALDI (accordeon solo)
M12793 Pietro's Return March Beltona 1517 78
BOB SMITH'S IDEAL TRIO with vocal refrain
M12794 Dreaming Waltz Valeta
(Bell and Smith)
Beltona 1542 78
M12801 I Still Love You Waltz Hesitation
Beltona 1542 vBO
BOB SMITH'S IDEAL BAND
M12795/
M12796
The Canal Cruise Parts 1 & 2
(Park and Smith)
Beltona 1541 78
vIM
BOB SMITH'S IDEAL TRIO with vocal refrain
M12801 I Still Love You
(Bert Smith)
Beltona 1542 78
TONY CAPALDI with unknown (piano)
-- Farewell to St Kilda
Beltona 1599 aTM
-- Athol Highlanders
Beltona 1599 aTM
MacFARLANE & HIDDLESTONE Hohner harmonica & autoharp duet
-- The Bluebells of Scotland with variations
Beltona 1600 aTM
-- My Home Town Melodies waltz
Beltona 1600 aTM
BOB SMITH AND HIS IDEAL BAND
M13116/
M13117
Wull's Wireless Wails Parts 1 & 2
Beltona 1659 vBO
M13121 Why Worry Fox Trot
Beltona 1607 vBO
M13122 Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders
Beltona 1597 vIM
-- Be a Chum
Beltona 1597 aTM
BOB SMITH'S IDEAL BAND
-- Bringing In the New Year Pts 1 & 2
Beltona 1596 aTM
M13134 Big Reason Blues
(Bob Smith & Park)
Beltona 1607 vIM
M13135/
M13136
When the Wife's Awa' Parts 1 & 2
(Bob Smith & Park)
Beltona 1704 78
TONY CAPALDI (accordeon solo)
M13183 Tony Among the Girls Beltona 1636 78
M13184 O' Sole Mio Beltona 1636 78
JAMES ANDREWS (hohner harmonica solo)
M13200 Liverpool & High Level Hornpipes Beltona 1618 vIM
M13208 The Middy March Beltona 1619 vBO cdSB
JAMES B ANDREWS & BOB SMITH (dulcimer duet)
M13269 Ashcroft's Reel/Londonderry Air/Breakdown Beltona 1637 vIM
ALEC BISSET (melodeon solo) with Bob Smith (dulcimer) and J B Andrews
M13284 Medley of Irish Waltzes Beltona 1651 78
vBO
M13286 Medley of Scottish Songs
Hundred Pipers; Edinburgh Town; Loch Lomond
Beltona 1651 78
M13288 Medley of Popular Waltzes
Let Me Call You Sweetheart/Smile Awhile/Down at the Old Bull and Bush/By
the Side of the Zuyder Zee
Beltona 1685 vIM
BOB SMITH'S IDEAL BAND
M13654/
M13655
The Ideal Lancers 1st-4th Figs.
Beltona 1691 vBO
M13656 The Ideal Lancers 5th Fig.
Beltona 1692 vBO
M13657 The Boston Two-Step
Beltona 1692 vIM
M13658 Horseguards Blue
Beltona 1689 vIM
M13673 The Red Flag
Beltona 1700 vBO
M13674 The International
Beltona 1700 vIM
HIDDLESTONE, HIS HOHNER AND BOB SMITH'S IDEAL BAND
M13881 Happy Hours
Beltona 1785 vIM
BOB SMITH'S IDEAL BAND
M13885A/
M13886E
A Scotch New Year Parts 1 & 2
(Park & Smith)
Beltona 1742 78
BOB SMITH AND HIS IDEAL BAND
M13868 Ideal One-Step
(arr. Smith)
Beltona 1744 vBO