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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 51-75 of 662 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-37728 10-in. 1/21/1927 It all depends on you Franklyn Baur Male vocal solo, with pipe organ and piano instrumentalist, pipe organ  
Victor BVE-37729 10-in. 1/21/1927 I'm looking for a girl named Mary Lewis James Male vocal solo, with pipe organ and piano instrumentalist, pipe organ  
Victor BVE-37730 10-in. 1/21/1927 Just a bird's eye view of my old Kentucky home Jesse Crawford Pipe organ solo, with whistling and piano instrumentalist, pipe organ  
Victor BVE-37731 10-in. 1/21/1927 Blue skies Jesse Crawford Pipe organ solo, with piano instrumentalist, pipe organ  
Victor BVE-38300 10-in. 3/15/1927 La paloma Jesse Crawford Pipe organ solo, with traps instrumentalist, pipe organ  
Victor BVE-38301 10-in. 3/15/1927 Estrellita Jesse Crawford Pipe organ solo, with traps instrumentalist, pipe organ  
Victor BVE-38302 10-in. 3/15/1927 So blue Jesse Crawford Pipe organ solo, with traps instrumentalist, pipe organ  
Victor BVE-38303 10-in. 3/16/1927 Song of the wanderer Jesse Crawford Pipe organ solo, with traps instrumentalist, pipe organ  
Victor BVE-38304 10-in. 3/16/1927 Nesting time Jesse Crawford Pipe organ solo, with traps instrumentalist, pipe organ  
Victor BVE-38305 10-in. 3/16/1927 What does it matter Jesse Crawford Pipe organ solo instrumentalist, pipe organ  
Victor BVE-39066 10-in. 6/28/1927 At sundown Jesse Crawford Pipe organ solo instrumentalist, pipe organ  
Victor BVE-39067 10-in. 6/28/1927 Russian lullaby Jesse Crawford Pipe organ solo instrumentalist, pipe organ  
Victor BVE-39068 10-in. 6/29/1927 Baby feet go pitter patter ('Cross my floor) Jesse Crawford Pipe organ solo instrumentalist, pipe organ  
Victor BVE-39069 10-in. 6/29/1927 After we kiss Jesse Crawford Pipe organ solo instrumentalist, pipe organ  
Victor BVE-39070 10-in. 6/30/1927 When day is done Jesse Crawford Pipe organ solo instrumentalist, pipe organ  
Victor BVE-39071 10-in. 6/30/1927 Dawn of to-morrow Jesse Crawford Pipe organ solo instrumentalist, pipe organ  
Victor BVE-39315 10-in. 8/15/1927 Wings Jesse Crawford Pipe organ solo instrumentalist, pipe organ  
Victor BVE-39316 10-in. 8/16/1927 El faisan Jesse Crawford Pipe organ solo instrumentalist, pipe organ  
Victor BVE-39317 10-in. 8/16/1927 Secreto eterno Jesse Crawford Pipe organ solo instrumentalist, pipe organ  
Victor BVE-40762 10-in. 12/13/1927 Among my souvenirs Jesse Crawford Pipe organ solo instrumentalist, pipe organ  
Victor BVE-40763 10-in. 12/13/1927 Diane (I'm in heaven when I see you smile) Jesse Crawford Pipe organ solo instrumentalist, pipe organ  
Victor BVE-40800 10-in. 10/30/1927 Just a memory Jesse Crawford Pipe organ solo instrumentalist, pipe organ  
Victor BVE-40801 10-in. 10/31/1927 La borrachita Jesse Crawford Pipe organ solo instrumentalist, pipe organ  
Victor BVE-40802 10-in. 10/31/1927 Amapola Jesse Crawford Pipe organ solo instrumentalist, pipe organ  
Victor BVE-40803 10-in. 10/31/1927 Humoresque Jesse Crawford Pipe organ solo instrumentalist, pipe organ, arranger  
(Results 51-75 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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