John Lair

Birth and Death Data: Born July 1, 1894, Died November 12, 1985

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1933 - 1940

Roles Represented in DAHR: narrator, leader, composer, lyricist, songwriter

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor MS-76883 16-in. 8/10/1933 Willard's tablet program. Series B. No. 1 Cumberland Ridge Runners ; John Lair Radio transcription disc : Vocal and instrumental ensemble, with announcements leader, narrator  
Victor MS-76884 16-in. 8/10/1933 Willard's tablet program. Series B. No. 2 Cumberland Ridge Runners ; John Lair Radio transcription disc : Vocal and instrumental ensemble, with announcements leader, narrator  
Victor MS-76885 16-in. 8/10/1933 Willard's tablet program. Series B. No. 3 Cumberland Ridge Runners ; John Lair Radio transcription disc : Vocal and instrumental ensemble, with announcements leader, narrator  
Victor MS-76886 16-in. 8/10/1933 Willard's tablet program. Series B. No. 4 Cumberland Ridge Runners ; John Lair Radio transcription disc : Vocal and instrumental ensemble, with announcements leader, narrator  
Victor MS-76887 16-in. 8/10/1933 Willard's tablet program. Series B. No. 5 Cumberland Ridge Runners ; John Lair Vocal and instrumental ensemble, with talk leader, narrator  
Victor BS-96512 10-in. 11/25/1935 Take me back to Renfro Valley The Girls of the Golden West Female vocal duet, with guitar lyricist, composer  
Victor BS-027636 10-in. 9/29/1938 Take me back to the valley Charlie Monroe’s Boys Male vocal duet, with mandolin and 2 guitars lyricist, composer  
Victor BS-044835 10-in. 2/19/1940 The man who comes around Ozzie Nelson Orchestra ; Rose Ann Stevens Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo and male vocal ensemble songwriter  
Victor BS-045795 10-in. 12/21/1939 The man who comes around Les Brown Orchestra ; Herb Muse Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal ensemble songwriter  
Victor BS-054564 10-in. 10/9/1940 I'll never leave old Dixieland again Happy Valley Boys Instrumental duet, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-054568 10-in. 10/9/1940 Renfro Valley home Happy Valley Boys Instrumental duet, with male vocal solo composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Lair, John," accessed January 18, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106520.

Lair, John. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 18, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106520.

"Lair, John." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 18 January 2022.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106520

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