John "Jack" Judge (3 December 1872 – 25 July 1938) was a British songwriter and music-hall entertainer best remembered for writing the song "It's a Long Way to Tipperary". Judge originally wrote and sang the song in 1912, but the far more widely known John McCormack acquired greater name recognition with the song.
Birth and Death Data: Born December 3, 1878 (Oldbury), Died July 25, 1938 (West Bromwich)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1913 - 1940
Roles Represented in DAHR: songwriter, baritone vocal
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|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||B-15190||10-in.||9/15/1914||It's a long, long way to Tipperary||American Quartet||Male vocal quartet, with orchestra||songwriter|
|Victor||B-15254||10-in.||10/5/1914||It's a long, long way to Tipperary||Victor Military Band||Band||songwriter|
|Victor||B-15415||10-in.||11/23/1914||It's a long, long way to Tipperary||John McCormack||Tenor vocal solo, with male vocal chorus and orchestra||songwriter|
|Victor||C-15422||12-in.||12/14/1914||Tipperary||Victor Military Band||Band||songwriter|
|Victor||B-15422||10-in.||11/24/1914||Tipperary medley one-step||Victor Band||Band||songwriter|
|Victor||BVE-62367||10-in.||7/22/1930||It's a long, long way to Tipperary||Victor Novelty Band||Band, with male vocal chorus||songwriter|
|Victor||BS-028612||10-in.||10/25/1938||It's a long, long way to Tipperary||Oklahoma Playboys ; Jimmie Revard||String band, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|Columbia||39585||10-in.||10/16/1914||It's a long, long way to Tipperary||Prince's Band||Band, with male vocal chorus||songwriter|
|Columbia||37045||12-in.||10/16/1914||It's a long, long way to Tipperary||Prince's Band ; G. Hepburn Wilson||Band, with vocal chorus||songwriter|
|Columbia||37086||12-in.||ca. 1914||It's a long, long way to Tipperary||David Scull Bispham||Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra||songwriter|
|Columbia||W145050||10-in.||10/31/1927||It's a long way to Tipperary||Clayton McMichen ; Riley Puckett ; Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner||String band, with male vocal solo and male vocal ensemble||songwriter|
|Columbia||28490||10-in.||approximately 1913||It's a long, long way to Tipperary||Stanley Kirkby||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||songwriter|
|Columbia||29551||10-in.||approximately 1915||Have you heard of Michael O’Leary?||Jack Judge||vocalist, baritone vocal|
|Columbia||29552||10-in.||approximately 1915||We’re all here under the same old flag||Jack Judge||vocalist, baritone vocal|
|Columbia||29553||10-in.||approximately 1915||The place where I was born||Jack Judge||vocalist, baritone vocal|
|Columbia||29554||10-in.||approximately 1915||Paddy Maloney’s aeroplane||Jack Judge||vocalist, baritone vocal|
|OKeh||9852||10-in.||11/1/1926||Long way to Tipperary||Fiddlin' John Carson ; Virginia Reelers||Instrumental trio, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|OKeh||W80352||10-in.||1/28/1927||Long way to Tipperary||Frank Hutchison||Guitar and harmonica||songwriter|
|Edison||3300||10-in.||9/16/1914||It's a long, long way to Tipperary||Albert Farrington||Male vocal solo and vocal ensemble, with orchestra||songwriter|
|Gramophone||ak18232e||10-in.||8/28/1914||British troops passing through Boulogne||Chorus [Gramophone Company] ; Gramophone Company Orchestra||Descriptive, with vocal chorus and orchestra||songwriter|
|Gramophone||ak18717e||10-in.||12/19/1914||They sang 'God save the King'||Murray Johnson [i.e., Stanley Kirkby]||Male vocal solo, with chorus and orchestra||songwriter|
|Columbia (U.K.)||CL7207||10-in.||1/3/1940||If you were the only girl in the world||Josephine Baker ; Wal-Berg ; Wal-Berg Orchestre||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||songwriter|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Judge, Jack," accessed October 6, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100439.
Judge, Jack. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 6, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100439.
"Judge, Jack." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 6 October 2022.
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