George A. Norton
George Addison Norton (April 18, 1880 – November 18, 1923), usually credited as George A. Norton, was an American lyricist and composer of popular songs.
Birth and Death Data: Born April 18, 1880, Died November 18, 1923
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1899 - 1942
Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist, composer, songwriter
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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 43 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Berliner||0668||7-in.||10/28/1899||Sing me a song of the South||S. H. Dudley||Male vocal solo||lyricist|
|Victor||[Pre-matrix A-]98||7-in.||6/16/1900||Sing me a song of the sunny South||Harry Macdonough||Male vocal solo||lyricist|
|Victor||C-4709||12-in.||7/25/1907||That's gratitude||Ed Morton||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||B-12718||10-in.||12/13/1912||I'm goin' back to Memphis, Tennessee||Collins and Harlan||Male vocal duet, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||B-21426||10-in.||1/24/1918||'Round her neck she wears a yeller ribbon (For her lover who is fur, fur away)||American Quartet||Male vocal quartet, with orchestra||lyricist, composer|
|Victor||BVE-39177||10-in.||9/14/1927||My melancholy baby||Gene Austin||Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble||lyricist|
|Victor||BVE-41512||10-in.||1/3/1928||My melancholy baby||All Star Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||lyricist|
|Victor||BS-89327||10-in.||3/15/1935||My melancholy baby||Al Bowlly ; Ray Noble||Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band||lyricist|
|Victor||BS-89544||10-in.||4/10/1935||My melancholy baby||Joe Haymes Orchestra ; Skeeter Palmer||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||lyricist|
|Victor||BS-041717||10-in.||10/6/1939||My melancholy baby||Five Pennies ; Red Nichols||Jazz/dance band||lyricist|
|Victor||BS-046736||10-in.||1/29/1940||My melancholy baby||Tex Beneke ; Glenn Miller Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||lyricist|
|Victor||BS-071782||10-in.||2/9/1942||My melancholy baby||Joe Reichman Orchestra ; Chester LeRoy||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||lyricist|
|Columbia||3439||10-in.||between January and July 1906||Twenty-three||Bob Roberts||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Columbia||3954||10-in.||ca. Jan.-Nov. 1908||I'd rather float through a dreamy old waltz||Frank C. Stanley ; Elise Stevenson||Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Columbia||4322||10-in.||ca. 1909-Feb. 1910||Sing me a song of the South||Brunswick Quartette||Male vocal quartet, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Columbia||38598||10-in.||1/27/1913||I'm going back, back, to Memphis, Tennessee||Collins and Harlan||Male vocal duet, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Columbia||45564||10-in.||4/19/1915||Memphis blues||Collins and Harlan||Male vocal duet, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Columbia||77626||10-in.||1/11/1918||Round her neck she wears a yeller ribbon||Byron G. Harlan ; Peerless Quartet||Male vocal solo and male vocal quartet, with orchestra||composer, lyricist|
|Columbia||79747||10-in.||3/2/1921||The Memphis blues||Marion Harris||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Columbia||145513||10-in.||1/14/1928||My melancholy baby||Andy Sannella All Star Trio||Instrumental trio, with male vocal solo||lyricist|
|Columbia||W145726||10-in.||3/7/1928||My melancholy baby||Charleston Chasers ; Red Nichols||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||lyricist|
|Columbia||W147198||10-in.||10/16/1928||Sing me a song of the sunny South||Greensboro Boys Quartet||Male vocal quartet, unaccompanied||lyricist|
|Columbia||W98537||12-in.||5/11/1928||My melancholy baby||Paul Whiteman Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||lyricist|
|OKeh||S-70223||10-in.||10/5/1921||The Memphis blues||Esther Bigeou||Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance ensemble||lyricist|
|OKeh||W400147||10-in.||3/15/1928||My melancholy baby||Lillian Morton ; Okeh Novelty Orchestra||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Norton, George A.," accessed September 24, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106649.
Norton, George A.. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 24, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106649.
"Norton, George A.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 24 September 2022.
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