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 18th, 1880

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1899 - 1942

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist, composer

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 40 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-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. ca. Jan.-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 W145513 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 98537 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  
OKeh W400634 10-in. 4/24/1928 My melancholy baby Dorsey Brothers Orchestra ; Seger Ellis Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Brunswick 1665 10-in. approximately Feb. 1918 Round her neck she wears a yellow ribbon Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
(Results 1-25 of 40 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Norton, George A.," accessed September 25, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106649.

Norton, George A.. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 25, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106649.

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