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Stan Jones

Stanley Davis Jones (June 5, 1914 – December 13, 1963) was an American songwriter and actor, primarily writing Western music. He is best remembered for writing "Ghost Riders in the Sky".

Birth and Death Data: Born June 5, 1914 (Douglas), Died December 13, 1963 (Los Angeles)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1949 - 1957

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, lyricist

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor E0VB-3573 10-in. 3/10/1950 Wagons west Sons of the Pioneers Male vocal quartet, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor E0VB-3574 10-in. 3/13/1950 Rollin' dust Sons of the Pioneers Male vocal quartet, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor E0VB-3575 10-in. 3/13/1950 Song of the wagonmaster Sons of the Pioneers Male vocal quartet, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor E0VB-3576 10-in. 3/13/1950 Chuckwalla swing Sons of the Pioneers Male vocal quartet, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor E1VB-2039 10-in. 4/24/1951 Cowpoke Elton Britt ; Skytoppers Male vocal solo, with string band composer  
Victor H2PB-0951 10-in. 1957 Wringle wrangle Joe Reisman Orchestra ; Vaughn Monroe Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble and vocal ensemble composer  
Victor D9VB-0447 10-in. 3/14/1949 Ghost riders in the sky (a cowboy legend) Vaughn Monroe's Orchestra Male vocal solo, with vocal quartet and jazz/dance band composer  
Victor D9VB-0616 10-in. 4/28/1949 Riders in the sky Sons of the Pioneers Male vocal solo, with string band and vocal harmonies composer  
Columbia HCO3878 10-in. 8/16/1949 Whirlwind Gene Autry ; Cass County Boys ; Pinafores Male vocal solo, with string band composer, lyricist  
Columbia HCO3879 10-in. 8/14/1949 Riders in the sky Gene Autry Male vocal solo, with string band composer, lyricist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Jones, Stan," accessed July 13, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100846.

Jones, Stan. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 13, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100846.

"Jones, Stan." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 13 July 2024.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100846

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