John Lang Sinclair

John Ewen Sinclair, (December 24, 1879 – December 23, 1949) was a Canadian politician.

Born in Summerfield, Prince Edward Island, the son of Peter Sinclair, he was first elected to the House of Commons of Canada in the Prince Edward Island riding of Queen's in 1917 federal election. A Liberal, he was re-elected in 1921. He was defeated in 1925 but was re-elected in 1926. From 1921 to 1925, he was a Minister without Portfolio. In 1930, he was appointed to the Senate of Canada representing the senatorial division of Queen's, Prince Edward Island. He served until his death in 1949.

Birth and Death Data: Born December 24, 1879 (Summerfield), Died December 23, 1949

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1928 - 1947

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist

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Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-42333 10-in. 5/20/1928 Eyes of Texas University of Texas Longhorn Band Band, with male vocal chorus lyricist  
Victor BS-94448 10-in. 8/12/1935 Texas, our Texas Walter R. Jenkins Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor BS-99314 10-in. 2/24/1936 Eyes of Texas Bill Boyd ; Jim Boyd ; Cowboy Ramblers String band, with male vocal duet lyricist  
Victor BS-02151 10-in. 10/15/1936 The eyes of Texas (The University of Texas) James Wilkinson Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor D7VB-0910 10-in. 5/23/1947 The eyes of Texas Tex Beneke ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with vocal ensemble lyricist  
Brunswick DAL388 10-in. 6/20/1937 The eyes of Texas Light Crust Doughboys String band, with group vocal lyricist  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Sinclair, John Lang," accessed September 25, 2023,

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"Sinclair, John Lang." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 25 September 2023.

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