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Effie I. Canning

Effie Crockett (4 March 1856 – January 7, 1940), also known as Effie I. Canning, also known as Effie C. Carlton, was an American actress. She is credited with having written and composed the lullaby "Rock-a-bye Baby"; despite the words being in print in 1765.

Birth and Death Data: Born March 4, 1856 (Rockland), Died January 7, 1940 (Boston)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1916 - 1921

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, lyricist

Notes: Pseudonym of Effie I. Crockett

= Recordings are available for online listening.
= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-17144 10-in. 2/11/1916 Mother's old sweet lullaby Will Oakland Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
Victor B-25792 10-in. 12/5/1921 Rock-a-bye baby Merle Alcock Female vocal solo, with violin, harp, and orchestra composer, lyricist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Canning, Effie I.," accessed April 14, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100408.

Canning, Effie I.. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 14, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100408.

"Canning, Effie I.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 14 April 2024.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100408

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