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Emry Arthur

Emry Paul Arthur (September 17, 1902 – August 22, 1967) was an American Old-time musician. Arthur played an early version of the song Man of Constant Sorrow in 1928.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 1st, 1900, Died January 1st, 1966 (Indianapolis)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1928 - 1935

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, leader, harmonica, composer

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 39 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Brunswick C2077 10-in. 7/19/1928 Meet Mother in the skies Arthur’s Sacred Singers Vocal ensemble, with organ vocalist, leader  
Brunswick C2078 10-in. 7/19/1928 There’s a joy in righteous living Arthur’s Sacred Singers Vocal ensemble, with organ vocalist, leader  
Brunswick C2079 10-in. 7/19/1928 No, not one Arthur’s Sacred Singers Vocal ensemble, with organ vocalist, leader  
Brunswick C2080 10-in. 7/19/1928 Why not tonight Arthur’s Sacred Singers Vocal ensemble, with organ vocalist, leader  
Brunswick C2081 10-in. 7/19/1928 Victory ahead Arthur’s Sacred Singers Vocal ensemble, with organ vocalist, leader  
Brunswick C2082 10-in. 7/19/1928 If Jesus goes with me Arthur’s Sacred Singers Vocal ensemble, with organ vocalist, leader  
Brunswick C2084 10-in. 7/19/1928 Ethan Lang Emry Arthur Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin), guitar, and harmonica instrumentalist, harmonica  
Brunswick C2089 10-in. 7/20/1928 Red Wing Floyd Thompson and his Home Towners Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin), guitar, and harmonica vocalist, instrumentalist, harmonica  
Brunswick C2090 10-in. 7/20/1928 Snow deer Floyd Thompson and his Home Towners Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin), guitar, and harmonica vocalist, instrumentalist, harmonica  
Brunswick C2091 10-in. 7/20/1928 Mountains of Virginia Floyd Thompson and his Home Towners Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin), guitar, and harmonica vocalist, instrumentalist, harmonica  
Brunswick C2092 10-in. 7/20/1928 Way down in Georgia Floyd Thompson and his Home Towners Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin), guitar, and harmonica vocalist, instrumentalist, harmonica  
Brunswick C2280 10-in. 8/30/1928 Meet Mother in the skies Arthur’s Sacred Singers Vocal ensemble, with organ vocalist  
Brunswick C2281 10-in. 8/30/1928 There’s a joy in righteous living Arthur’s Sacred Singers Vocal ensemble, with organ vocalist  
Brunswick C2282 10-in. 8/30/1928 No, not one Arthur’s Sacred Singers Vocal ensemble, with organ vocalist  
Brunswick C2283 10-in. 8/30/1928 Why not tonight Arthur’s Sacred Singers Vocal ensemble, with organ vocalist  
Brunswick C2284 10-in. 8/30/1928 If Jesus goes with me Arthur’s Sacred Singers Vocal ensemble, with organ vocalist  
Brunswick C2285 10-in. 8/31/1928 Victory ahead Arthur’s Sacred Singers Vocal ensemble, with organ vocalist  
Brunswick C2286 10-in. 8/31/1928 Mountains of Virginia Floyd Thompson Home Towners Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio vocalist  
Brunswick C2287 10-in. 8/31/1928 Way down in Georgia Floyd Thompson Home Towners Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio vocalist  
Brunswick C2288 10-in. 8/31/1928 Red Wing Floyd Thompson Home Towners Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio vocalist  
Brunswick C2289 10-in. 8/31/1928 Snow deer Floyd Thompson Home Towners Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio vocalist  
Brunswick C1531-C1532 10-in. 1/17/1928 Love lifted me Emry Arthur ; Henry Arthur Male vocal duet, with instrumental trio vocalist  
Brunswick C1533-C1534 10-in. 1/17/1928 Shining for the Master Emry Arthur ; Henry Arthur Male vocal duet, with instrumental trio vocalist  
Brunswick C1535-C1536 10-in. 1/18/1928 Goodbye my lover, goodbye Emry Arthur ; Henry Arthur Male vocal duet, with instrumental trio vocalist  
Brunswick C1537-C1538 10-in. 1/18/1928 I’ll remember you, love, in my prayers Emry Arthur ; Henry Arthur Male vocal duet, with instrumental trio vocalist  
(Results 1-25 of 39 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Arthur, Emry," accessed October 20, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106034.

Arthur, Emry. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 20, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106034.

"Arthur, Emry." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 20 October 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106034

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