Jesse Crawford (December 2, 1895 – May 28, 1962), was an American pianist and organist. He was well known in the 1920s as a theatre organist for silent films and as a popular recording artist. In the 1930s, he switched to the Hammond organ and became a freelancer. In the 1940s, he authored instruction books on organ and taught organ lessons.
Birth and Death Data: Born December 2, 1895 (Woodland), Died May 27, 1962 (Los Angeles)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1922 - 1958
Roles Represented in DAHR: organ, pipe organ, electric organ, piano, arranger, composer, leader, songwriter
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Recordings (Results 651-662 of 662 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Decca||L 12887||4/2/1962||Ah, so pure||Jesse Crawford||instrumentalist, organ|
|Decca||L 12888||4/5/1962||Then you'll remember me||Jesse Crawford||instrumentalist, organ|
|Decca||L 12889||4/9/1962||Intermezzo||Jesse Crawford||instrumentalist, organ|
|Decca||C 9451||10-in.||9/10/1934||Toselli's serenade||Jesse Crawford||instrumentalist, organ|
|Decca||C 9452||10-in.||9/10/1934||Kiss me again||Jesse Crawford||instrumentalist, organ|
|Decca||C 9453||10-in.||9/10/1934||I love you truly||Jesse Crawford||instrumentalist, organ|
|Decca||C 9454||10-in.||9/10/1934||Just a-wearyin' for you||Jesse Crawford||instrumentalist, organ|
|Decca||C 9542||10-in.||9/28/1934||Wedding warch||Jesse Crawford||instrumentalist, organ|
|Decca||C 9543||10-in.||9/28/1934||Lohengrin: Bridal chorus||Jesse Crawford||instrumentalist, organ|
|Decca||C 9544||10-in.||9/28/1934||Toselli's serenade||Jesse Crawford||instrumentalist, organ|
|Decca||C 9545||10-in.||9/28/1934||Aloha Oe||Jesse Crawford||instrumentalist, organ|
|Decca||C 9546||10-in.||9/28/1934||Song of the islands||Jesse Crawford||instrumentalist, organ|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Crawford, Jesse," accessed September 26, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106909.
Crawford, Jesse. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 26, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106909.
"Crawford, Jesse." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 26 September 2022.
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