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Jesse Crawford

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 2nd, 1895 (Woodland), Died May 27th, 1962 (Los Angeles)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1922 - 1962

Roles Represented in DAHR: organ, pipe organ, electric organ, piano, arranger, composer, leader, songwriter

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  
(Results 651-662 of 662 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Crawford, Jesse," accessed September 23, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106909.

Crawford, Jesse. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 23, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106909.

"Crawford, Jesse." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 23 September 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106909

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