Charles Ross Taggart

Charles Ross Taggart (19 March 1871, Washington, D.C. – 4 July 1953, Kents Hill, Maine) was an American comedian and folklorist who appeared all over North America as "The Man From Vermont" and "The Old Country Fiddler" from 1895 to 1938.

Birth and Death Data: Born March 19, 1871, Died July 4, 1953

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1914 - 1928

Roles Represented in DAHR: speaker, author, violin, vocalist, banjo, composer

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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 61 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-15532 10-in. 12/21/1914 Old country fiddler in New York Charles Ross Taggart Monologue, with violin imitation speaker  
Victor B-15533 10-in. 12/21/1914 Violin mimicry Charles Ross Taggart Monologue, with violin imitation speaker  
Victor B-15587 10-in. 4/12/1915 The old country fiddler at chore time Charles Ross Taggart Monologue, with violin speaker  
Victor B-15593 10-in. 1/14/1915 The old country fiddler at the hotel Charles Ross Taggart Monologue, with violin imitation speaker  
Victor B-15599 10-in. 1/14/1915 The old soldier's vision Charles Ross Taggart Monologue, with violin imitation speaker  
Victor B-15600 10-in. 1/14/1915 The Pineville band Charles Ross Taggart Monologue, with violin imitation speaker  
Victor B-15601 10-in. 1/14/1915 Old country fiddler in a New York restaurant Charles Ross Taggart Monologue, with violin imitation speaker  
Victor B-15883 10-in. 4/12/1915 Old country fiddler at the party Charles Ross Taggart Monologue, with violin speaker  
Victor B-15884 10-in. 4/12/1915 The old country fiddler at the singing school Charles Ross Taggart Monologue, with violin speaker  
Victor B-15885 10-in. 4/12/1915 Interview with Mark Twain Charles Ross Taggart Monologue speaker  
Victor B-15886 10-in. 4/12/1915 At the county fair Charles Ross Taggart Monologue, with violin speaker  
Victor C-16721 12-in. 10/27/1915 The old country fiddler on astronomy Charles Ross Taggart Monologue speaker  
Victor B-16721 10-in. 6/21/1916 The old country fiddler on astronomy Charles Ross Taggart Monologue speaker  
Victor B-16722 10-in. 10/27/1915 The old country fiddler on the school board Charles Ross Taggart Monologue speaker  
Victor C-16723 12-in. 10/27/1915 Pineville school board Charles Ross Taggart Comic monologue speaker  
Victor B-16724 10-in. 10/27/1915 Sister Sorrowful entertains the minister Charles Ross Taggart Monologue speaker  
Victor B-16725 10-in. 10/27/1915 The old country fiddler and the book agent Charles Ross Taggart Monologue, with violin speaker  
Victor B-16726 10-in. 10/27/1915 The old country fiddler and the railroad Charles Ross Taggart Monologue, with violin speaker  
Victor B-16727 10-in. 10/27/1915 The phonograph in church Charles Ross Taggart Monologue, with violin speaker  
Victor B-17103 10-in. 2/3/1916 Old country fiddler on woman suffrage Charles Ross Taggart Monologue speaker  
Victor B-17104 10-in. 2/3/1916 The old country fiddler buys a Victrola Charles Ross Taggart Monologue speaker  
Victor C-17105 12-in. 2/3/1916 Old country fiddler at the wedding Charles Ross Taggart Monologue speaker  
Victor C-17106 12-in. 2/3/1916 Old country fiddler hears Billy Sunday Charles Ross Taggart Monologue speaker  
Victor B-18001 10-in. 6/21/1916 Plain old kitchen chap Charles Ross Taggart Monologue speaker  
Victor B-18002 10-in. 6/21/1916 The stock in the 'tie-up' Charles Ross Taggart Monologue speaker  
(Results 1-25 of 61 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Taggart, Charles Ross," accessed July 23, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106600.

Taggart, Charles Ross. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 23, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106600.

"Taggart, Charles Ross." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 23 July 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106600

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