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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 51-75 of 885 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia W140888 10-in. 9/1/1925 Sweet man Harry Reser's Syncopators Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia W141111 10-in. 10/6/1925 Show me the way to go home Ernest Hare Male vocal solo, with banjo instrumentalist, banjo  
Columbia W141125 10-in. 10/8/1925 I married the bootlegger's daughter Bob Thomas Male vocal solo, with banjo instrumentalist, banjo  
Columbia W141126 10-in. 10/8/1925 Show me the way to go home Billy West Male vocal solo, with banjo instrumentalist, banjo  
Columbia W141127 10-in. 10/8/1925 I care for her and she cares for me Arthur Fields Male vocal solo, with banjo instrumentalist, banjo  
Columbia W141175 10-in. 10/22/1925 Fond of you Harry Reser's Syncopators Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia W141176 10-in. 10/22/1925 It must be love Harry Reser's Syncopators Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia W141263 10-in. 11/12/1925 Hokey pokey Al Bernard ; Frank Kamplain Male vocal duet, with banjo instrumentalist, banjo  
Columbia W141432 10-in. 12/24/1925 Songs of long ago Clicquot Club Eskimos ; Harry Reser Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia W141435 10-in. 12/28/1925 Lingering lips Clicquot Club Eskimos ; Harry Reser Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia W141510 10-in. 1/18/1926 Flamin' Mamie Night Club Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W141511 10-in. 1/18/1926 Nyla Night Club Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia W141512 10-in. 1/18/1926 Behind the clouds Night Club Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia W141577 10-in. 1/29/1926 Chinky butterfly Clicquot Club Eskimos ; Harry Reser Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia W141578 10-in. 1/29/1926 I'd rather be alone Clicquot Club Eskimos ; Harry Reser Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia W141606 10-in. 2/5/1926 Love bound Harry Reser's Syncopators Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia W141735 10-in. 3/1/1926 Behind the clouds Harry Reser's Syncopators Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia W141736 10-in. 3/1/1926 Say it again Harry Reser's Syncopators Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia W141737 10-in. 3/1/1926 I'm as blue as the blue grass of Kentucky Harry Reser's Syncopators Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia W141772 10-in. 3/8/1926 Always Clicquot Club Eskimos ; Harry Reser Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia W141773 10-in. 3/8/1926 I'm in love with you, that's why Clicquot Club Eskimos ; Harry Reser Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia W141983 10-in. 4/20/1926 Somebody's lonely Clicquot Club Eskimos ; Harry Reser Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia W141984 10-in. 4/20/1926 Lonesome and sorry Clicquot Club Eskimos ; Harry Reser Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia W142142 10-in. 5/4/1926 Lulu Lou Harry Reser's Syncopators ; Tom Stacks Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W142143 10-in. 5/4/1926 Just a little dance Harry Reser's Syncopators ; Tom Stacks Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
(Results 51-75 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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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106771

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