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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 176-200 of 662 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-67542 10-in. 6/16/1931 Siboney Jesse Crawford Pipe organ solo instrumentalist, pipe organ  
Victor MRC-67710 16-in. 12/14/1930 Jesse Crawford. 1930-12-14 Jesse Crawford Radio broadcast : Pipe organ solo and duet, with instrumental ensemble, male vocal solo, and announcements instrumentalist, pipe organ  
Victor MRC-67711 16-in. 12/14/1930 Jesse Crawford. 1930-12-14 Jesse Crawford Radio broadcast : Pipe organ, with instrumental ensemble, male vocal solo, and announcements instrumentalist, pipe organ  
Victor MRC-67729 16-in. 12/21/1930 Jesse Crawford. 1930-12-21 Jesse Crawford Radio broadcast : Pipe organ solo and duet, with instrumental ensemble, male vocal solo, and announcements instrumentalist, pipe organ  
Victor MRC-67730 16-in. 12/21/1930 Jesse Crawford. 1930-12-21 Jesse Crawford Radio broadcast : Pipe organ, with instrumental ensemble, male vocal solo, violin solo, and announcements instrumentalist, pipe organ  
Victor MRC-67738 16-in. 12/28/1930 Jesse Crawford. 1930-12-28 Jesse Crawford Radio broadcast : Pipe organ solo and duet, with instrumental ensemble, male vocal solo, and announcements instrumentalist, pipe organ  
Victor MRC-67739 16-in. 12/28/1930 Jesse Crawford. 1930-12-28 Jesse Crawford Radio broadcast : Pipe organ solo and duet, with instrumental ensemble, male vocal solo, and announcements instrumentalist, pipe organ  
Victor MRC-67754 16-in. 1/4/1931 Jesse Crawford. 1931-01-04 Helen Crawford ; Jesse Crawford Radio broadcast : Pipe organ solo and duet, with instrumental ensemble, male vocal solo, and announcements instrumentalist, pipe organ  
Victor MRC-67755 16-in. 1/4/1931 Jesse Crawford. 1931-01-04 Helen Crawford ; Jesse Crawford Radio broadcast : Pipe organ solo and duet, with instrumental ensemble, male vocal solo, and announcements instrumentalist, pipe organ  
Victor MRC-67780 16-in. 1/11/1931 Jesse Crawford. 1931-01-11 Helen Crawford ; Jesse Crawford Radio broadcast : Pipe organ solo and duet, with instrumental ensemble, male vocal solo, and announcements instrumentalist, pipe organ  
Victor MRC-67781 16-in. 1/11/1931 Jesse Crawford. 1931-01-11 Helen Crawford ; Jesse Crawford Radio broadcast : Pipe organ solo and duet, with instrumental ensemble, male vocal solo, and announcements instrumentalist, pipe organ  
Victor MRC-68807 16-in. 3/15/1931 Jesse Crawford. 1931-03-15 Jesse Crawford Radio broadcast : Pipe organ, with male vocal solo and announcements instrumentalist, pipe organ  
Victor MRC-68808 16-in. 3/15/1931 Jesse Crawford. 1931-03-15 Jesse Crawford Radio broadcast : Pipe organ, with male vocal solo and announcements instrumentalist, pipe organ  
Victor MRC-68812 16-in. 3/22/1931 Jesse Crawford. 1931-03-22 Jesse Crawford Radio broadcast : Pipe organ, with male vocal solo and announcements leader  
Victor MRC-68813 16-in. 3/22/1931 Jesse Crawford. 1931-03-22 Jesse Crawford Radio broadcast : Pipe organ, with male vocal solo and announcements leader  
Victor MRC-69622 16-in. 5/17/1931 Jesse Crawford. 1931-05-17 Jesse Crawford Radio broadcast : Pipe organ, with male vocal solo and announcements instrumentalist, pipe organ  
Victor MRC-69623 16-in. 5/17/1931 Jesse Crawford. 1931-05-17 Jesse Crawford Radio broadcast : Pipe organ, with male vocal solo and announcements instrumentalist, pipe organ  
Victor MRC-69650 16-in. 5/24/1931 Jesse Crawford. 1931-05-24 Jesse Crawford Radio broadcast : Pipe organ, with male vocal solo and announcements instrumentalist, pipe organ  
Victor MRC-69651 16-in. 5/24/1931 Jesse Crawford. 1931-05-24 Jesse Crawford Radio broadcast : Pipe organs, with male vocal solo and announcements instrumentalist, pipe organ  
Victor BRC-70963 10-in. 12/3/1931 Save the last dance for me Jesse Crawford Pipe organ solo instrumentalist, pipe organ  
Victor BRC-70964 10-in. 12/3/1931 Cuban love song Jesse Crawford Pipe organ solo instrumentalist, pipe organ  
Victor BRC-70972 10-in. 12/16/1931 Carolina's calling me Jesse Crawford Pipe organ solo instrumentalist, pipe organ  
Victor BRC-70973 10-in. 12/16/1931 Call me darling Jesse Crawford Pipe organ solo instrumentalist, pipe organ  
Victor BRC-71224 10-in. 1/13/1932 Sylvia Jesse Crawford Pipe organ solo instrumentalist, pipe organ  
Victor BRC-71225 10-in. 1/13/1932 All through the night Jesse Crawford ; Richard Crooks Tenor vocal solo, with pipe organ instrumentalist, pipe organ  
(Results 176-200 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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