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, lyricist|
|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||lyricist|
|Victor||C-17290||12-in.||3/9/1916||I can dance with everybody but my wife||Joseph Cawthorn||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist, 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||lyricist, 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||lyricist|
|Victor||B-18900||10-in.||12/15/1916||Poor Butterfly||Edna Brown||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||B-19187||10-in.||2/16/1917||Poor Butterfly||Frances Alda||Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||B-20803||10-in.||9/26/1917||Cheer up, 'Liza||American Quartet||Male vocal quartet, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||B-20836||10-in.||10/4/1917||Melody land||Shannon Four||Male vocal quartet, with orchestra||lyricist|
|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||lyricist|
|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, speaker, vocalist|
|Victor||[Trial 1917-05-09-05]||Not documented||5/9/1917||Poor Butterfly||Gwendolyn McCormack||Female vocal solo||lyricist|
|Columbia||4110||10-in.||ca. Jan.-July 1909||Oh, you candy kid||Ada Jones||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||songwriter|
|Columbia||46316||10-in.||1/6/1916||Goodbye, girls, I'm through||Samuel Ash||Male vocal solo, with vocal chorus and orchestra||lyricist|
|Columbia||46641||10-in.||3/15/1916||I can dance with everybody but my wife||Dan W. Quinn||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer, lyricist|
|Columbia||47167||10-in.||11/17/1916||Poor Butterfly||Katherine Clark [i.e., Nannette Flack]||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Columbia||47343||10-in.||2/5/1917||Poor Butterfly||Charles Harrison||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Golden, John L.," accessed October 23, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105306.
Golden, John L.. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 23, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105306.
"Golden, John L.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 23 October 2020.
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