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Harry Reser

Harrison Franklin Reser (January 17, 1896 – September 27, 1965) was an American banjo player and bandleader. Born in Piqua, Ohio, Reser was best known as the leader of The Clicquot Club Eskimos. He was regarded by some as the best banjoist of the 1920s.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 17th, 1896 (Ohio), Died San Francisco

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1921 - 1937

Roles Represented in DAHR: banjo, leader, arranger, composer, ukulele, guitar, director, vocalist, lute, songwriter, mandolin

See Also: Len and Joe Higgins

Recordings (Results 226-250 of 885 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
OKeh S-72503 10-in. May 1924 Swanee River Rose Shannon Four Male vocal quartet, with ukulele instrumentalist, ukulele  
OKeh S-72504 10-in. May 1924 Any old time at all Shannon Four Male vocal quartet, with ukulele instrumentalist, ukulele  
OKeh S-72506 10-in. May 1924 A man never knows when a woman's gonna change her mind Ernest Hare ; Harry Reser Male vocal solo, with ukulele instrumentalist, ukulele  
OKeh S-72651 10-in. July 1924 Boll weevil blues Vernon Dalhart ; Harry Reser ; Ed Smalle Banjo and 2 kazoos instrumentalist, banjo  
OKeh S-72699 10-in. July 1924 Please Okeh Syncopators ; Harry Reser Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh S-72700 10-in. July 1924 Charley, my boy Okeh Syncopators ; Harry Reser Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh S-72703 10-in. July 1924 Oh—my—yes! (Us girls must have our fun) The Happiness Boys Male vocal duet, with ukulele instrumentalist, ukulele  
OKeh S-72704 10-in. July 1924 Ukulele blues Ernest Hare ; Harry Reser Male vocal solo, with ukulele instrumentalist, ukulele  
OKeh S-72839 10-in. Sept. 1924 Sweet little you Okeh Syncopators ; Harry Reser Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh S-72840 10-in. Sept. 1924 Too tired Okeh Syncopators ; Harry Reser Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh S-72921 10-in. Oct. 1924 How do you do Billy Jones ; Harry Reser Male vocal solo, with ukulele instrumentalist, ukulele  
OKeh S-72954 10-in. Nov. 1924 Gotta getta girl Okeh Syncopators ; Harry Reser Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh S-72955 10-in. Nov. 1924 Rose-Marie Okeh Syncopators ; Harry Reser Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh S-73024 10-in. 12/16/1924 There'll be some changes made Okeh Syncopators ; Harry Reser Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh S-73025 10-in. 12/16/1924 Doo wacka doo Okeh Syncopators ; Harry Reser Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh S-73086 10-in. 1/9/1925 Nobody knows what a red-head mamma can do Okeh Syncopators ; Harry Reser Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh S-73095 10-in. Jan. 1925 He sure can play a harmonica (It's the second best thing that he does) Billy Jones ; Ben Kassover ; Harry Reser Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica instrumentalist, guitar  
OKeh S-73096 10-in. Jan. 1925 On my ukulele (Tra-la-la-la-la) Ernest Hare ; Billy Jones ; Harry Reser Male vocal duet, with ukulele instrumentalist, ukulele  
OKeh S-73111 10-in. 1/18/1925 My gal don't love me anymore Billy Jones ; Okeh Syncopators ; Harry Reser Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
OKeh S-73112 10-in. 1/18/1925 Nuthin's gonna stop me now Okeh Syncopators ; Harry Reser Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh S-73150 10-in. 2/4/1925 Birmingham papa (Your Memphis mamma's comin' to town) Okeh Syncopators ; Earl Rickard Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
OKeh S-73151 10-in. 2/4/1925 It's all the same to me Okeh Syncopators ; Earl Rickard Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
OKeh 73736 10-in. 10/25/1925 Everybody's doin' the Charleston Okeh Syncopators Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh 73737 10-in. 10/25/1925 Footloose Okeh Syncopators Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh 73749 10-in. 11/6/1925 Rambling wreck from Georgia Tech Jazz Pilots ; Johnny Marvin Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
(Results 226-250 of 885 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Reser, Harry," accessed October 30, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106771.

Reser, Harry. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 30, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106771.

"Reser, Harry." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 30 October 2020.

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