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Jack Norworth

John Godfrey Knauff (January 5, 1879 – September 1, 1959), known professionally as Jack Norworth, was an American songwriter, singer and vaudeville performer.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 5, 1879 (Philadelphia), Died September 1, 1959 (Laguna Beach)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1906 - 1947

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

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= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-3463 10-in. 6/13/1906 Holding hands and you don't say nothing at all Haydn Quartet ; Harry Tally Male vocal solo and male vocal quartet, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-3967 10-in. 11/2/1906 I'm sorry Ada Jones ; Billy Murray Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-4605 10-in. 6/19/1907 Honey boy Frank C. Stanley Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor E-4605 8-in. 6/19/1907 Honey boy Frank C. Stanley Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-4676 10-in. 7/12/1907 Honey boy Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-4782 10-in. 8/9/1907 Honey boy Billy Murray Male vocal solo, with whistling and orchestra lyricist  
Victor E-5089 8-in. 2/20/1908 Nothing ever troubles me Ed Morton Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-6068 10-in. 3/31/1908 Smarty Billy Murray Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-6117 10-in. 4/16/1908 Smarty Ada Jones ; Billy Murray Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor E-6117 8-in. 4/16/1908 Smarty Ada Jones ; Billy Murray Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-6352 10-in. 8/18/1908 You will have to sing an Irish song Ada Jones Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-6384 10-in. 9/2/1908 I'm glad I'm married Billy Murray Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-6395 10-in. 9/9/1908 Take me out to the ball game Haydn Quartet Male vocal solo and male vocal quartet, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-6583 10-in. 11/6/1908 Good evening, Caroline! Frank C. Stanley ; Elise Stevenson Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-6597 10-in. 11/12/1908 Over on the Jersey side Billy Murray Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist, composer  
Victor B-6666 10-in. 12/15/1908 Shine on, harvest moon Harry Macdonough ; Miss Walton Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-8225 10-in. 9/10/1909 I'm glad I'm a boy—I'm glad I'm a girl Ada Jones ; Billy Murray Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-8630 10-in. 2/15/1910 Shine on, harvest moon barn dance Arthur Pryor's Band Band composer  
Victor C-8701 12-in. 3/7/1910 Come along, my Mandy Nora Bayes ; Jack Norworth Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, lyricist  
Victor C-8702 12-in. 3/7/1910 Shine on, harvest moon Nora Bayes ; Jack Norworth Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, lyricist  
Victor B-8703 10-in. 3/7/1910 College medley Jack Norworth Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, composer  
Victor B-8707 10-in. 3/14/1910 Back to my old home town Jack Norworth Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist  
Victor B-8708 10-in. 3/14/1910 Daffydils Nora Bayes Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor C-8709 12-in. 3/14/1910 Young America Nora Bayes Female vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Victor B-8888 10-in. 4/25/1910 Sadie Brady Jack Norworth Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, songwriter  
Victor C-8998 12-in. 5/20/1910 Rosa Rosetta Nora Bayes ; Jack Norworth Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, lyricist  
Victor B-9632 10-in. 11/8/1910 For months and months and months Jack Norworth Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, composer  
Victor C-9633 12-in. 11/8/1910 How can they tell that Oi'm Irish? Nora Bayes Female vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Victor B-9829 10-in. 1/20/1911 Everyone in favor, say 'Aye' Jack Norworth Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, songwriter  
Victor C-9830 12-in. 1/20/1911 Turn off your light, Mr. Moon Man Nora Bayes ; Jack Norworth Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, songwriter  
Victor B-10222 10-in. 4/24/1911 No more staying out late Jack Norworth Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, songwriter  
Victor B-13698 10-in. 8/13/1913 The Kellys are at it again Ed Morton Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Victor BVE-39141 10-in. 9/1/1927 Shine on harvest moon Vernon Dalhart ; International Novelty Orchestra ; Carson Robison Orchestra, with male vocal duet lyricist, composer  
Victor BVE-39442 10-in. 7/18/1927 Shine on harvest moon Ted Weems Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist, composer  
Victor BVE-63340 10-in. 8/14/1930 Shine on, harvest moon The Southerners Male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Victor BS-014622 10-in. 10/4/1937 Take me out to the ball game The Old Timer's Orchestra ; Jimmy Ray Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-051230 10-in. 6/5/1940 Shine on harvest moon [from Ziegfeld follies of 1908] Anita Boyer ; Nathaniel Shilkret ; The Tune Twisters ; Victor Salon Orchestra Orchestra, with female vocal solo and vocal ensemble lyricist  
Victor D5VB-0003 10-in. 1/2/1945 Shine on, harvest moon Vaughn Monroe's Orchestra Male vocal solo, with vocal chorus and instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Victor D7VB-0891 10-in. 5/21/1947 Shine on harvest moon Count Basie ; Rhythm (Count Basie) Jazz quartet songwriter  
Columbia 3669 10-in. between January and July 1907 Honey boy Columbia Male Quartette Male vocal quartet, with piano lyricist  
Columbia 3917 10-in. ca. Jan.-July 1908 Take me out to the ball game Harvey Hindermyer ; Jack Norworth Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist, vocalist  
Columbia 4033 10-in. ca. Jan.-May 1909 Shine on, harvest moon Bob Roberts Male vocal solo and female vocal chorus, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 4176 10-in. between 1909 and January 1910 I'm glad I'm a boy Ada Jones ; Walter Van Brunt Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra songwriter  
Columbia 4184 10-in. ca. 1909 Falling star Frank C. Stanley Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Columbia 4561 10-in. ca. Jan.-Oct. 1910 Come along my Mandy Ada Jones ; Walter Van Brunt Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 19579 10-in. 9/30/1911 You will have to sing an Irish song Ada Jones Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 38162 10-in. 7/26/1912 Honey boy Columbia Quartette Male vocal quartet, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 77328 10-in. 9/12/1917 Over there Prince's Band Band composer  
Columbia 80559 10-in. 9/18/1922 I'm askin' ye ain't it the truth Ruth Roye Female vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Columbia 30180 12-in. 10/19/1908 Good evening, Caroline Frank C. Stanley ; Elise Stevenson Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia W145377 10-in. 12/14/1927 Shine on harvest moon Bob Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with vocal ensemble lyricist, composer  
Columbia W148277 10-in. 8/14/1929 Take me out to the ball game Dan Hornsby Novelty Quartet Male vocal and instrumental quartet lyricist  
Columbia W150648 10-in. 7/11/1930 Shine on, harvest moon Ruth Etting Female vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia W151144 10-in. 1/5/1931 Shine on, harvest moon Art Gillham Male vocal solo and male vocal quartet, with alto saxophone and piano lyricist  
Columbia W151704 10-in. 7/30/1931 Shine on, harvest moon Campus Boys ; Ted Wallace Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio lyricist  
Columbia W151719 10-in. 8/10/1931 Shine on, harvest moon Ethel Waters Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Columbia 6457 12-in. approximately 1915 Give me a tinkle on the telephone Jack Norworth Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist, vocalist  
Columbia 6458 12-in. approximately 1915 Sister Susie's marrying Tommy Atkins Jack Norworth Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist  
Columbia 6462 12-in. approximately 1915 Which switch is the switch Jack Norworth Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist  
Columbia 6463 12-in. approximately 1915 Sally from Calais Jack Norworth Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist  
Columbia 6464 12-in. approximately 1915 Safe in our wardrobe Gertrude Lang ; Jack Norworth Vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist  
Columbia 6465 12-in. approximately 1915 When I'm with you Gertrude Lang ; Jack Norworth Vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist  
Columbia 6475 12-in. approximately 1915 Same sort of mother Gertrude Lang ; Jack Norworth Vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist  
Columbia 29299 10-in. approximately 1915 Molly McCarthy Jack Norworth vocalist  
Columbia 29300 10-in. approximately 1915 The Kitty telephone girl Jack Norworth vocalist  
Columbia 29301 10-in. approximately 1915 Oh, how could he sing an Irish song? Jack Norworth vocalist  
Columbia 29302 10-in. approximately 1915 Sister Susie’s sewing shirts for soldiers Jack Norworth vocalist  
Columbia 29323 10-in. approximately 1915 Mother’s sitting knitting little mittens Jack Norworth vocalist  
Columbia 29324 10-in. approximately 1915 My boy Jack Norworth vocalist  
Columbia 29925 10-in. approximately 1915 A syncopated romance : She wants to marry me Gertrude Lang ; Jack Norworth vocalist  
Columbia 29926 10-in. approximately 1915 Waiting ‘neath your window Jack Norworth vocalist  
Columbia 29927 10-in. approximately 1915 You can’t get away from it Jack Norworth vocalist  
Columbia 29928 10-in. approximately 1915 When we are M-A-R-R-I-E-D Gertrude Lang ; Jack Norworth vocalist  
Columbia 29948 10-in. approximately 1915 Go away, Mr. Moon Gertrude Lang ; Jack Norworth vocalist  
Columbia 29949 10-in. approximately 1915 Private Michael Cassidy Jack Norworth vocalist  
Columbia 35886 10-in. 1906 Private Michael Cassidy : Part 1 Jack Norworth vocalist  
Columbia 35887 10-in. 1906 Private Michael Cassidy : Part 2 Jack Norworth vocalist  
Columbia 65431 10-in. approximately 1916 On his first day home on leave Jack Norworth vocalist  
Columbia 65432 10-in. approximately 1916 Keep your head down Jack Norworth vocalist  
Columbia C1401 10-in. 6/15/1936 Take me out to the ball game Hoosier Hot Shots Instrumental quartet, with ensemble vocal lyricist  
Columbia W351086 10-in. 8/18/1931 Shine on, harvest moon Jack Whitney and his Orchestra [Selvin's Orchestra] Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia W365031 10-in. 9/15/1931 Shine on, harvest moon Ruth Brown [Kate Smith] Female vocal solo lyricist  
OKeh S-7976 10-in. June 1921 My daddy Vaughn De Leath ; Rega Orchestra Female vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
OKeh o-8179 10-in. ca. June 1921 My daddy Billy Jones Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
OKeh 74432 10-in. Dec. 1926 Shine on, harvest moon Justin Ring ; Yellow Jackets Jazz/dance band, with male vocal ensemble lyricist  
OKeh W401618 10-in. 2/15/1929 Shine on, harvest moon Carolina Club Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal quartet lyricist  
OKeh W403618 10-in. 1/13/1930 Shine on, harvest moon Seger Ellis Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band lyricist  
Brunswick E35874 10-in. 2/19/1931 Shine on, harvest moon Carolina Club Orchestra [Hal Kemp Orchestra] Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Brunswick E36288 10-in. 3/7/1931 Shine on, harvest moon Lester McFarland and Robert A. Gardner Male vocal duet, with violin, guitar, and mandolin. lyricist  
Brunswick E36465 10-in. 4/14/1931 Shine on, harvest moon Carolina Club Orchestra [Hal Kemp Orchestra] Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and male vocal quartet lyricist  
Brunswick E37112 10-in. 8/27/1931 Shine on, harvest moon Boswell Sisters Female vocal trio, with jazz/dance band lyricist  
Brunswick E24681-E24684 10-in. 10/10/1927 Shine on harvest moon Carter's Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take E24684) lyricist, composer  
Brunswick TCL1547 10-in. 12/10/1931 Shine on, harvest moon Tick, Tack and Toe Vocal duet, with piano lyricist  
Edison 8085 10-in. 6/21/1921 My daddy James Doherty Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Leeds & Catlin [L & C cat 189] 10-in. between late 1908 and early 1909 Good evening, Caroline Frank C. Stanley ; Elise Stevenson Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Leeds & Catlin [L & C cat 220-B] 10-in. between late 1908 and early 1909 I'm glad I'm married Pete Murray Male vocal duet lyricist  
Leeds & Catlin [L & C cat 229-A] 10-in. between late 1908 and early 1909 Shine on, harvest moon Henry Burr ; Frank C. Stanley Male vocal duet lyricist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Norworth, Jack," accessed April 24, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106319.

Norworth, Jack. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 24, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106319.

"Norworth, Jack." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 24 April 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106319

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