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
|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.||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|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Judge, Jack," accessed August 3, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100439.
Judge, Jack. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 3, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100439.
"Judge, Jack." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 3 August 2021.
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