Jack Judge

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 3rd, 1878 (Oldbury), Died July 25th, 1938 (West Bromwich)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1913 - 1938

Roles Represented in DAHR: songwriter, baritone vocal

Recordings

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 B-15422 10-in. 11/24/1914 Tipperary medley one-step Victor Band Band songwriter  
Victor C-15422 12-in. 12/14/1914 Tipperary Victor Military 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. ca. 1912-1913 It's a long, long way to Tipperary Stanley Kirkby Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
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 Gramophone Company Orchestra ; [Gramophone Company] Chorus 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  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Judge, Jack," accessed December 1, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100439.

Judge, Jack. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 1, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100439.

"Judge, Jack." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 1 December 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100439

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