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: composer, narrator, leader, lyricist, songwriter

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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 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 narrator, leader  
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 narrator, leader  
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 narrator, leader  
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 narrator, leader  
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 narrator, leader  
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 composer, lyricist  
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 composer, lyricist  
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  
Columbia C1888 10-in. 10/7/1937 There's a man that comes to our house (every single day) Sweet Violet Boys String band, with male vocal solo and male vocal ensemble songwriter  
Columbia C2136 10-in. 2/28/1938 Oh darling you're breakin' my heart Girls of the Golden West Female vocal duet, with guitar composer, lyricist  
Brunswick SA2603 10-in. 11/25/1936 Take me back to Renfro Valley Chuck Wagon Gang Mixed vocal trio, with guitar and mandolin composer, lyricist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Lair, John," accessed July 13, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106520.

Lair, John. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 13, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106520.

"Lair, John." 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/106520

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