Daniel Decatur Emmett
Daniel Decatur Emmett (October 29, 1815 – June 28, 1904) was an American songwriter, entertainer, and founder of the first troupe of the blackface minstrel tradition, the Virginia Minstrels.
Birth and Death Data: Born October 29, 1815 (Mount Vernon), Died June 28, 1904
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1896 - 1940
Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, lyricist
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Recordings (Results 26-50 of 54 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||BVE-49020||10-in.||12/26/1928||Dixie||Victor Male Chorus||Male vocal chorus, with band||composer|
|Victor||BVE-51066||10-in.||3/28/1929||Dixie||Ralph Crane||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer, lyricist|
|Victor||BS-048774||10-in.||4/11/1940||Dixie||Emile Coté ; Victor Mixed Chorus||Mixed vocal chorus, with organ||composer, lyricist|
|Columbia||361||10-in.||approximately 1901||Dixie||Columbia Band||Band||composer|
|Columbia||361||7-in.||ca. 1901||Dixie||Columbia Band||Band||composer|
|Columbia||451||7-in.||ca. 1901||Dixie||Artists vary||Male vocal quartet, unaccompanied||composer, lyricist|
|Columbia||451||10-in.||approximately 1901||Dixie land||Artists vary||Male vocal quartet, unaccompanied||lyricist, composer|
|Columbia||1777||10-in.||ca. Jan.-Apr. 1904||Dixie||Harlan and Stanley||Male vocal duet, with orchestra and fife and drum corps effect||composer, lyricist|
|Columbia||19732||10-in.||1/22/1912||Dixie||Cecil Fanning||Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra||composer, lyricist|
|Columbia||46968||10-in.||8/17/1916||Medley of patriotic airs||Prince's Band||Band||composer|
|Columbia||47062||10-in.||10/13/1916||Jordan am a hard road to travel||Harry C. Browne||Male vocal solo, with banjo and orchestra||composer|
|Columbia||47199||10-in.||11/29/1916||Southern medley||Fred Van Eps||Banjo solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Columbia||77004||10-in.||4/23/1917||Dixie||Broadway Quartette [i.e., Columbia Stellar Quartette] ; Edgar Stoddard||Male vocal solo and male vocal quartet, with orchestra||composer, lyricist|
|Columbia||80827||10-in.||2/2/1923||Southern medley||Harry Reser ; Shannon Four||Male vocal quartet, with banjo and orchestra||composer|
|Columbia||30370||12-in.||ca. Jan.-July 1910||Dixie||Kitty Cheatham ; Vess L. Ossman||Female vocal solo, with banjo||composer|
|Columbia||W143795||10-in.||3/29/1927||Dixie||Clayton McMichen ; Riley Puckett ; Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner||String band, with male vocal duet||composer, lyricist|
|Columbia||W147363||10-in.||10/31/1928||Dixie||Red Mountain Trio||Vocal and instrumental trio, with talking, whistling, and percussive effects||composer|
|Columbia||90054||10-in.||approximately 1919||Old Dan Tucker||Bentley Ball||Male vocal solo||composer|
|OKeh||S-7582||10-in.||Sept. 1920||Grand fantasia on Dixie||Conway's Band||Band||composer|
|OKeh||W80462||10-in.||2/21/1927||Dixie||Dixie Entertainers ; Earl Johnson||Instrumental trio, with male vocal trio||composer, lyricist|
|Brunswick||5299||10-in.||approximately Mar. 1921||Dixie||Criterion Male Quartet||Male vocal quartet, with orchestra||composer, lyricist|
|Brunswick||14399-14401||10-in.||12/5/1924||Dixie||Criterion Quartet||Male vocal quartet, with orchestra||composer, lyricist|
|Brunswick||E29100||10-in.||1/12/1929||Dixie||Brunswick Concert Orchestra||Orchestra||composer|
|Brunswick||E34421||10-in.||9/18/1930||Dixie||Kessinger Brothers||Fiddle (violin) and guitar duet||composer|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Emmett, Daniel Decatur," accessed October 3, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104033.
Emmett, Daniel Decatur. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 3, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104033.
"Emmett, Daniel Decatur." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 3 October 2022.
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