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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 (Results 76-97 of 97 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
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  
(Results 76-97 of 97 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Norworth, Jack," accessed July 13, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106319.

Norworth, Jack. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 13, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106319.

"Norworth, Jack." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 13 July 2024.

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

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