Category Archives: Cannonball Records

We unearth original unissued lost recordings on reel tapes or acetates to release them on our label. When a recording is just an uncomplete studio demo, a vocal take or a raw session, we strive to arrange it respecting the original sound. We do our best to track down the songwriters and performers involved in the recordings and royalties are paid straight away. When this is not possible, royalties are saved aside until we find out who the original artists are. Please have a look at The Context vid here below and browse around the site to know more about the background of each release.

Andrew Smith and Friends

CBLL016 –  “You came into my life” (Cannonball Records) 7′

The story goes like this. Many years ago Dave Thorley was mooching round in the basement of Ernest Kelly in Detroit and came across a bunch of acetates. Most of them were 10” acetates from his Geneva releases, plus a few others including a five track 12” acetate credited to Andrew Smith.

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