John L. Golden

John Lionel Golden (June 27, 1874 – June 17, 1955) was an American actor, songwriter, author and theatrical producer. AS a songwriter, he is best-known as lyricist for "Poor Butterfly" (1916). He produced many Broadway shows and four films.

Birth and Death Data: Born June 27th, 1874 (New York City), Died Bayside

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1909 - 1930

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist, composer, songwriter, vocalist, speaker

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 43 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-8051 10-in. 6/14/1909 Medley from The candy shop Victor Orchestra Orchestra, with mixed vocal trio Composer  
Victor B-8128 10-in. 7/21/1909 Mister Othello Ada Jones Female vocal solo, with orchestra Composer  
Victor B-8129 10-in. 7/21/1909 Oh, you candy kid Ada Jones Female vocal solo, with orchestra Composer  
Victor B-10026 10-in. 3/3/1911 That's why I never married Billy Murray Male vocal solo, with orchestra Composer  
Victor C-13078 12-in. 4/4/1913 You can't play every instrument in the band Joseph Cawthorn Male vocal solo, with orchestra Composer  
Victor B-15596 10-in. 1/14/1915 Goodbye girls, I'm through Raymond Dixon [i.e., Lambert Murphy] Male vocal solo, with bells and orchestra Composer  
Victor C-17290 12-in. 3/9/1916 I can dance with everybody but my wife Joseph Cawthorn Male vocal solo, with orchestra Composer  
Victor C-17291 12-in. 3/9/1916 It's a small world Joseph Cawthorn Male vocal solo, with orchestra Composer  
Victor C-17292 12-in. 3/9/1916 That's why I never married Joseph Cawthorn Male vocal solo, with orchestra Composer  
Victor C-17431 12-in. 4/4/1916 I can dance with everybody but my wife Victor Military Band Band Composer  
Victor B-18820 10-in. 12/7/1916 Poor Butterfly Lucy Isabelle Marsh Female vocal solo, with orchestra Composer  
Victor B-18900 10-in. 12/15/1916 Poor Butterfly Edna Brown Female vocal solo, with orchestra Composer  
Victor B-19187 10-in. 2/16/1917 Poor Butterfly Frances Alda Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra Composer  
Victor B-20803 10-in. 9/26/1917 Cheer up, 'Liza American Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra Composer  
Victor B-20836 10-in. 10/4/1917 Melody land Shannon Four Male vocal quartet, with orchestra Composer  
Victor B-24864 10-in. 2/17/1921 Humming Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band Composer  
Victor BVE-41680 10-in. 2/7/1928 Poor Butterfly Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal quintet Composer  
Victor BVE-58585 10-in. 2/19/1930 Life is only a merry-go-round Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble Composer  
Victor CVE-62369 12-in. 7/22/1930 Perfect song (Theme song of Amos 'n' Andy) Victor Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal solo and talk Composer, Performer  
Victor [Trial 1917-05-09-05] Not documented 5/9/1917 Poor Butterfly Gwendolyn McCormack Female vocal solo Composer  
Columbia 4110 10-in. ca. Jan.-July 1909 Oh, you candy kid Ada Jones Female vocal solo, with orchestra Composer  
Columbia 46316 10-in. 1/6/1916 Goodbye, girls, I'm through Samuel Ash Male vocal solo, with vocal chorus and orchestra Composer  
Columbia 46641 10-in. 3/15/1916 I can dance with everybody but my wife Dan W. Quinn Male vocal solo, with orchestra Composer  
Columbia 47167 10-in. 11/17/1916 Poor Butterfly Katherine Clark [i.e., Nannette Flack] Female vocal solo, with orchestra Composer  
Columbia 47343 10-in. 2/5/1917 Poor Butterfly Charles Harrison Male vocal solo, with orchestra Composer  
(Results 1-25 of 43 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Golden, John L.," accessed September 21, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105306.

Golden, John L.. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 21, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105306.

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