George Moran

George Moran (October 3, 1881 – August 1, 1949) was a minstrel show performer who worked in blackface. He worked with Charles Mack as the Two Black Crows from 1921 to 1930. He also portrayed Native Americans in comedy films.

Birth and Death Data: Born October 3rd, 1881, Died August 1st, 1949

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1926 - 1929

Roles Represented in DAHR: speaker, author, vocalist

Notes: Half of the Moran and Mack team.

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor [Trial 1926-12-27-04] 10-in. 12/27/1926 Two black crows Moran and Mack Comic dialogue, with piano speaker, author  
Columbia W143602 10-in. 3/14/1927 Two black crows Moran and Mack Comic dialogue, with piano speaker  
Columbia W143603 10-in. 3/14/1927 Two black crows Moran and Mack Comic dialogue, with piano speaker  
Columbia W144198 10-in. 5/23/1927 Two black crows Moran and Mack Comic dialogue, with piano speaker  
Columbia W144199 10-in. 5/23/1927 Two black crows, part 4 Moran and Mack Comic dialogue, with piano speaker  
Columbia W144467 10-in. 7/18/1927 Two black crows Moran and Mack Comic dialogue, with piano speaker  
Columbia W144975 10-in. 11/14/1927 Two black crows Moran and Mack Comic dialogue, with piano speaker  
Columbia W144976 10-in. 11/14/1927 Two black crows Moran and Mack Comic dialogue, with piano speaker  
Columbia W145235 10-in. 11/25/1927 Two black crows Moran and Mack Comic dialogue, with piano speaker  
Columbia W145396 10-in. 12/23/1927 Two black crows Moran and Mack Comic dialogue, with piano speaker  
Columbia W145828 10-in. 3/22/1928 Two black crows Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet vocalist  
Columbia W146958 10-in. 9/6/1928 Two black crows in the jail house Moran and Mack Comic dialogue, with piano speaker  
Columbia W146970 10-in. 9/7/1928 Two black crows in the jail house Moran and Mack Comic dialogue, with piano speaker  
Columbia W147458 10-in. 11/14/1928 Two black crows in Hades Moran and Mack Comic dialogue author, speaker  
Columbia W147459 10-in. 11/14/1928 Two black crows in Hades Moran and Mack Comic dialogue speaker, author  
Columbia W147825 10-in. 1/23/1929 Two black crows à la carte, part 1 Moran and Mack Comic dialogue, unaccompanied speaker  
Columbia W147826 10-in. 1/23/1929 Two black crows à la carte, part 2 Moran and Mack Comic dialogue, unaccompanied speaker  
Columbia W147827 10-in. 1/23/1929 Esau Buck Moran and Mack Comic dialogue, unaccompanied speaker  
Columbia W148572 10-in. 5/31/1929 [Unknown title(s)] Moran and Mack Comic dialogue speaker  
Columbia W148573 10-in. 6/4/1929 Foolishments Moran and Mack Comic dialogue speaker  
Columbia W148574 10-in. 6/4/1929 The two black crows at the party Moran and Mack Comic dialogue speaker  
Columbia W148575 10-in. 6/4/1929 Esau Buck Moran and Mack Comic dialogue speaker  
Columbia 98413 12-in. 12/21/1927 Elder Eatmore's sermon on throwing stones Two Black Crows Comic scene, with organ speaker  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Moran, George," accessed August 8, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105753.

Moran, George. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 8, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105753.

"Moran, George." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 8 August 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105753

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