J. D. Short
J.D. Short (December 26, 1902 – October 21, 1962) was an American Delta blues singer, guitarist and harmonicist with a distinctive vibrato-laden singing voice. Early in his career, he recorded under a number of pseudonyms, including Jelly Jaw Short. His noteworthy works include "Lonesome Swamp Rattlesnake" and "You're Tempting Me".
Birth and Death Data: Born February 26th, 1902 (Port Gibson), Died October 21st, 1962 (St. Louis)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1930 - 1933
Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, composer, lyricist, guitar
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||BVE-69408||10-in.||6/9/1931||She got Jordan River in her hips||R. T. Hanen||Male vocal solo, with guitar and piano||vocalist, composer, lyricist|
|Victor||BVE-69409||10-in.||6/9/1931||Happy days blues||R. T. Hanen||Male vocal solo, with guitar and piano||vocalist, composer, lyricist|
|Victor||BS-76835||10-in.||8/2/1933||Never mind blues||Georgia Boyd||Female vocal solo, with guitar||instrumentalist, guitar|
|Brunswick||C6096||10-in.||9/13/1930||Please please blues||Spider Carter||Male vocal solo, with piano||vocalist|
|Brunswick||C6097||10-in.||9/13/1930||Dry spell blues||Spider Carter||Male vocal solo, with piano||vocalist|
|Brunswick||C6165||10-in.||9/19/1930||Don’t leave me blues||Spider Carter||Male vocal solo, with guitar||vocalist, composer|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Short, J. D.," accessed August 5, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106205.
Short, J. D.. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 5, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106205.
"Short, J. D.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 5 August 2021.
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