Duncan Sisters

The Duncan Sisters were an American vaudeville duo who became popular in the 1920s with their act Topsy and Eva.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1911, Died December 4th, 1959

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1917 - 1935

Roles Represented in DAHR: Vocal group

Notes: Verna Lee and Lottie Jo Duncan.

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 43 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-27655 10-in. 3/14/1923 The music lesson Duncan Sisters Female vocal duet, with piano Vocal group  
Victor B-27656 10-in. 3/14/1923 Baby sister blues Duncan Sisters Female vocal duet, with ukulele Vocal group  
Victor B-27659 10-in. 3/16/1923 Stick in the mud Duncan Sisters Female vocal duet, with orchestra Vocal group  
Victor B-27660 10-in. 3/19/1923 The Argentines, the Portuguese, and the Greeks Duncan Sisters Female vocal duet, with ukuleles Vocal group  
Victor B-27661 10-in. 3/19/1923 Stick in the mud Duncan Sisters Female vocal duet, with piano Vocal group  
Victor B-28966 10-in. 11/19/1923 Um-um-da-da Duncan Sisters Female vocal duet, with piano Vocal group  
Victor B-28967 10-in. 11/19/1923 Remembering Duncan Sisters Female vocal duet, with piano Vocal group  
Victor B-28970 10-in. 11/19/1923 I never had a mammy Duncan Sisters Female vocal duet, with piano and ukulele Vocal group  
Victor B-28972 10-in. 11/20/1923 Aunt Susie's picnic day Duncan Sisters Female vocal duet, with ukulele and piano Vocal group  
Victor B-29834 10-in. 4/4/1924 Bull frog patrol Duncan Sisters Female vocal duet, with piano Vocal group  
Victor B-29835 10-in. 4/4/1924 Vocalizing Duncan Sisters Female vocal duet, with piano Vocal group  
Victor C-29835 12-in. 11/10/1924 Vocalizing Duncan Sisters Female vocal duet, with piano Vocal group  
Victor B-29836 10-in. 4/4/1924 Tom boy blues Duncan Sisters Female vocal duet, with piano Vocal group  
Victor C-31157 12-in. 11/10/1924 In sweet onion time Duncan Sisters Female vocal duet, with piano Vocal group  
Victor B-31158 10-in. 11/10/1924 Mean Cicero blues Duncan Sisters Female vocal duet, with piano Vocal group  
Victor B-31179 10-in. 11/14/1924 Cross-word puzzle blues Duncan Sisters Female vocal duet, with piano Vocal group  
Victor BVE-33667 10-in. 1/15/1926 The kinky kids' parade Duncan Sisters Female vocal duet, with piano Vocal group  
Victor BVE-33668 10-in. 1/15/1926 Happy-go-lucky days Duncan Sisters Female vocal duet, with piano Vocal group  
Victor BVE-34701 10-in. 2/16/1926 Some day soon Duncan Sisters Female vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble Vocal group  
Victor BVE-34702 10-in. 2/16/1926 Lickens Duncan Sisters Female vocal duet, with piano Vocal group  
Victor BVE-40200 10-in. 9/12/1927 Dawning Duncan Sisters ; Mrs. Charles Kisco ; Charley Kisco Female vocal duet, with 2 pianos Vocal group  
Victor BVE-40201 10-in. 9/13/1927 Oh how I love my boatman Duncan Sisters Female vocal duet, with 2 pianos Vocal group  
Victor BVE-40204 10-in. 9/13/1927 Black and blue blues Duncan Sisters ; Charley Kisco Female vocal duet, with piano Vocal group  
Victor BVE-40213 10-in. 9/16/1927 Baby feet go pitter-patter ('Cross my floor) Duncan Sisters Female vocal duet, with 2 guitars and 2 pianos Vocal group  
Victor BVE-40214 10-in. 9/16/1927 Someday you'll say O. K. Duncan Sisters Female vocal duet, with 2 pianos Vocal group  
(Results 1-25 of 43 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Duncan Sisters," accessed January 20, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106916.

Duncan Sisters. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 20, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106916.

"Duncan Sisters." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 20 January 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106916

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