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Harry K. McClintock

Harry Kirby McClintock (October 8, 1882 – April 24, 1957), also known as "Haywire Mac", was an American singer, songwriter, and poet, best known for his song "Big Rock Candy Mountain".

Birth and Death Data: Born October 8th, 1882 (Knoxville), Died San Francisco

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1925 - 1938

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, guitar, composer, lyricist, harmonica, songwriter, arranger, speaker

Notes: Also known as "Mac" and "Radio Mac."

See Also: Mac

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor PBVE-42041 10-in. 3/1/1928 Get along, little doggies Mac [i.e., Harry K. McClintock] Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor PBVE-42042 10-in. 3/1/1928 Cowboy's lament Mac [i.e., Harry K. McClintock] Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor PBVE-42043 10-in. 3/1/1928 Good-bye, Old Paint Mac [i.e., Harry K. McClintock] Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor PBVE-42044 10-in. 3/1/1928 The Texas Rangers Mac [i.e., Harry K. McClintock] Male vocal solo, with guitar (self-accompaniment) vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor PBVE-42045 10-in. 3/1/1928 Sam Bass Mac [i.e., Harry K. McClintock] Male vocal solo, with guitar (self-accompaniment) vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor PBVE-42073 10-in. 3/10/1928 Jesse James Mac [i.e., Harry K. McClintock] Male vocal solo, with guitar (self-accompaniment) vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor PBVE-42074 10-in. 3/10/1928 The trail to Mexico Mac [i.e., Harry K. McClintock] Male vocal solo, with guitar (self-accompaniment) vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor PBVE-42075 10-in. 3/10/1928 Sweet Betsy from Pike Harry K. McClintock Male vocal solo, with guitar (self-accompaniment) instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Victor PBVE-42076 10-in. 3/10/1928 Billy Venero Mac [i.e., Harry K. McClintock] Male vocal solo, with guitar (self-accompaniment) vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor PBVE-42077 10-in. 3/10/1928 My dad's dinner pail Harry K. McClintock Male vocal solo, with guitar (self-accompaniment) instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Victor PBVE-42094 10-in. 3/16/1928 The bum song Mac [i.e., Harry K. McClintock] Male vocal solo, with guitar (self-accompaniment) vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor PBVE-42095 10-in. 3/16/1928 The man on the flying trapeze Mac [i.e., Harry K. McClintock] Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor PBVE-42096 10-in. 3/16/1928 Jerry, go ile that car Mac [i.e., Harry K. McClintock] Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor PBVE-42113 10-in. 3/22/1928 The old Chisholm Trail Haywire Orchestra ; Mac [i.e., Harry K. McClintock] Male vocal solo, with violin, guitar, and harmonica instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Victor PBVE-42114 10-in. 3/22/1928 My last old dollar Haywire Orchestra ; Radio Mac Male vocal solo, with violin, guitar, and harmonica vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor PBVE-42115 10-in. 3/22/1928 Bald Top Mountain Haywire Orchestra ; Radio Mac Male vocal solo, with violin, guitar, and harmonica vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor PBVE-42119 10-in. 3/23/1928 Cowboy's lament Harry K. McClintock Male vocal solo, with violin, guitar, and harmonica instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Victor PBVE-42120 10-in. 3/23/1928 Good-bye Old Paint Mac [i.e., Harry K. McClintock] Male vocal solo, with violin, guitar, and harmonica vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor PBVE-42121 10-in. 3/23/1928 The trail to Mexico Haywire Orchestra ; Mac [i.e., Harry K. McClintock] Male vocal solo, with violin, guitar, and harmonica vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor PBVE-42128 10-in. 3/27/1928 Red River Valley Haywire Orchestra ; Mac [i.e., Harry K. McClintock] Male vocal solo, with violin, guitar, and harmonica vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor PBVE-42129 10-in. 3/31/1928 The circus days Mac [i.e., Harry K. McClintock] Male vocal solo, with guitar (self-accompaniment), saxophone, and drums vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor PBVE-42137 10-in. 3/31/1928 Hallelujah! I'm a bum Mac [i.e., Harry K. McClintock] Male vocal solo, with guitar (self-accompaniment) vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, lyricist, composer  
Victor BVE-46452 10-in. 9/5/1928 Ain't we crazy? Radio Mac Male vocal solo, with guitar (self-accompaniment) vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, composer  
Victor BVE-46453 10-in. 9/6/1928 The bum song, no. 2 Mac [i.e., Harry K. McClintock] Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, composer  
Victor BVE-46454 10-in. 9/6/1928 The Big Rock Candy Mountains Mac [i.e., Harry K. McClintock] Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, composer  
Victor PBVE-50878 10-in. 4/30/1929 Hobo's spring song Radio Mac Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, composer  
Victor PBVE-50879 10-in. 4/30/1929 If I had my druthers Radio Mac Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, composer  
Victor PBVE-50880 10-in. 4/30/1929 The broken tambourine Radio Mac Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor PBVE-50881 10-in. 4/30/1929 His parents haven't seen him since Radio Mac Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, arranger  
Victor PBVE-54531 10-in. 12/13/1929 He sure can play a harmoniky Haywire Orchestra ; Radio Mac Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, harmonica  
Victor PBVE-54532 10-in. 12/13/1929 Homespun gal Haywire Orchestra ; Radio Mac Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer, vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, harmonica  
Victor PBVE-54533 10-in. 12/13/1929 Can I sleep in your barn? Haywire Orchestra ; Radio Mac Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer, vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, harmonica  
Victor PBVE-54534 10-in. 12/15/1929 Roamin' Haywire Orchestra ; Radio Mac Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, harmonica, songwriter  
Victor PBVE-54535 10-in. 12/15/1929 Fireman save my child Haywire Orchestra ; Radio Mac Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble songwriter, vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, harmonica  
Victor PBVE-54536 10-in. 12/15/1929 The trusty lariat Haywire Orchestra ; Radio Mac Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble songwriter, vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, harmonica  
Victor BVE-58165 10-in. 1/7/1930 I want to be happy Pennsylvanians ; Fred Waring Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and trio vocalist  
Victor PBVE-68325 10-in. 10/15/1931 Fifty years from now Haywire Orchestra ; Radio Mac Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio vocalist, songwriter  
Victor PBVE-68326 10-in. 10/15/1931 When it's time to shear the sheep I'm coming back Haywire Orchestra ; Radio Mac Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio vocalist, composer, lyricist  
Victor PBVE-Test-301 10-in. 9/5/1928 Fifty cents Radio Mac Male vocal solo, with guitar (self-accompaniment) vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, composer  
Columbia W146821 10-in. 7/30/1928 Halleluja! I'm a bum Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica composer, lyricist  
Columbia W146822 10-in. 7/30/1928 The bum song Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica composer  
Columbia W146823 10-in. 7/31/1928 The bum song "Hobo" Jack Turner Male vocal solo, with guitar composer  
Columbia W146824 10-in. 7/31/1928 Hallelujah! I'm a bum "Hobo" Jack Turner Male vocal solo, with guitar composer, lyricist  
Columbia W147414 10-in. 12/11/1928 The Big Rock Candy Mountains "Hobo" Jack Turner Male vocal solo, with guitar lyricist, composer  
Columbia W147944 10-in. 2/8/1929 All I want is 'ittle ootsie oo Lou Gold Orchestra ; Robert Wood Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia W148000 10-in. 2/27/1929 The Big Rock Candy Mountains Frankie Marvin Male vocal solo, with guitar and yodeling lyricist, composer  
Brunswick C2680 10-in. 12/17/1928 In the Big Rock Candy Mountains Wendell W. Hall Male vocal solo, with guitar lyricist, composer  
Brunswick E28911 10-in. 12/13/1928 The Big Rock Candy Mountains Frank Luther Male vocal solo, with guitar composer, lyricist  
Brunswick E31491 10-in. 11/27/1929 The hobo’s spring song Charlie Craver Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica lyricist, composer  
Brunswick E31492 10-in. 11/27/1929 If I had my druthers Charlie Craver Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica composer  
Brunswick E25586-E25587 10-in. 12/13/1927 May I sleep in your barn tonight, mister? Robert A. Gardner ; Lester McFarland Male vocal duet, with guitar, mandolin, and harmonica composer  
Edison 11917 10-in. 9/27/1927 The three trees Harry K. McClintock Recitation, with orchestra speaker  
Edison 18643 10-in. 7/28/1928 Hallelujah! I'm a bum Eddie Kirk Male vocal solo, with guitar composer, lyricist  
Edison 18644 10-in. 7/28/1928 The bum song Eddie Kirk Male vocal solo, with guitar composer, lyricist  
Edison 18697 10-in. 8/31/1928 Hallelujah, I'm a bum Bob Pierce Male vocal solo, with guitar composer, lyricist  
Edison 18698 10-in. 8/31/1928 The bum song Bob Pierce Male vocal solo, with guitar composer, lyricist  
Edison 18938 10-in. 12/12/1928 The Big Rock Candy Mountains Vernon Dalhart and Company Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar or banjo lyricist, composer  
Edison 18939 10-in. 12/12/1928 The bum song no. 2 Vernon Dalhart and Company Male vocal solo, with violin and banjo/guitar lyricist, composer  
Edison N-353 10-in. 7/28/1928 Hallelujah! I'm a bum Eddie Kirk Male vocal solo, with guitar lyricist, composer  
Edison N-354 10-in. 7/28/1928 The bum song Eddie Kirk Male vocal solo, with guitar lyricist, composer  
Edison N-403 12-in. 8/31/1928 Hallelujah! I'm a bum Bob Pierce Male vocal solo, with guitar lyricist, composer  
Edison N-404 12-in. 8/31/1928 The bum song Bob Pierce Male vocal solo, with guitar lyricist, composer  
Edison N-629 12-in. 12/12/1928 The Big Rock Candy Mountains Vernon Dalhart and Company Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar or banjo composer, lyricist  
Edison N-630 12-in. 12/12/1928 The bum song no. 2 Vernon Dalhart and Company Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar or banjo composer, lyricist  
Vocalion 1468W-1470W 10-in. 10/15/1925 May I sleep in your barn tonight, Mister? George Reneau Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica composer  
Decca DLA 1657 10-in. 12/14/1938 The bum song, No. 1 Haywire Mac vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca DLA 1658 10-in. 12/14/1938 The bum song, No. 2 Haywire Mac vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca DLA 1659 10-in. 12/14/1938 Hallelujah I'm a bum Haywire Mac vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca DLA 1660 10-in. 12/14/1938 The Big Rock Candy Mountains Haywire Mac vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "McClintock, Harry K.," accessed September 29, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104769.

McClintock, Harry K.. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 29, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104769.

"McClintock, Harry K.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 29 September 2020.

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