Vivian Duncan

Birth and Death Data: Born 1902, Died 1986

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1917 - 1933

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, songwriter, composer, ukulele, piano, lyricist, speaker, guitar

Recordings

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 songwriter, vocalist  
Victor B-27656 10-in. 3/14/1923 Baby sister blues Duncan Sisters Female vocal duet, with ukulele vocalist  
Victor B-27659 10-in. 3/16/1923 Stick in the mud Duncan Sisters Female vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, songwriter  
Victor B-27660 10-in. 3/19/1923 The Argentines, the Portuguese, and the Greeks Duncan Sisters Female vocal duet, with ukuleles vocalist  
Victor B-27661 10-in. 3/19/1923 Stick in the mud Duncan Sisters Female vocal duet, with piano vocalist, songwriter  
Victor B-28731 10-in. 10/10/1923 Rememb'ring Joe Raymond Orchestra ; Joe Raymond Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-28903 10-in. 11/1/1923 I never had a Mammy The Manhattan Merrymakers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor B-28966 10-in. 11/19/1923 Um-um-da-da Duncan Sisters Female vocal duet, with piano songwriter, vocalist  
Victor B-28967 10-in. 11/19/1923 Remembering Duncan Sisters Female vocal duet, with piano songwriter, vocalist  
Victor B-28970 10-in. 11/19/1923 I never had a mammy Duncan Sisters Female vocal duet, with piano and ukulele songwriter, instrumentalist, ukulele, vocalist  
Victor B-28972 10-in. 11/20/1923 Aunt Susie's picnic day Duncan Sisters Female vocal duet, with ukulele and piano instrumentalist, ukulele, vocalist  
Victor B-29834 10-in. 4/4/1924 Bull frog patrol Duncan Sisters Female vocal duet, with piano vocalist  
Victor B-29835 10-in. 4/4/1924 Vocalizing Duncan Sisters Female vocal duet, with piano vocalist, songwriter  
Victor C-29835 12-in. 11/10/1924 Vocalizing Duncan Sisters Female vocal duet, with piano vocalist, songwriter  
Victor B-29836 10-in. 4/4/1924 Tom boy blues Duncan Sisters Female vocal duet, with piano vocalist, songwriter  
Victor C-31157 12-in. 11/10/1924 In sweet onion time Duncan Sisters Female vocal duet, with piano vocalist, songwriter  
Victor B-31158 10-in. 11/10/1924 Mean Cicero blues Duncan Sisters Female vocal duet, with piano vocalist  
Victor B-31179 10-in. 11/14/1924 Cross-word puzzle blues Duncan Sisters Female vocal duet, with piano songwriter, vocalist  
Victor B-31582 10-in. 1/7/1925 I'm smilin' through my tears The Troubadours Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BVE-33667 10-in. 1/15/1926 The kinky kids' parade Duncan Sisters Female vocal duet, with piano vocalist  
Victor BVE-33668 10-in. 1/15/1926 Happy-go-lucky days Duncan Sisters Female vocal duet, with piano vocalist  
Victor BVE-34701 10-in. 2/16/1926 Some day soon Duncan Sisters Female vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, songwriter  
Victor BVE-34702 10-in. 2/16/1926 Lickens Duncan Sisters Female vocal duet, with piano vocalist, instrumentalist, piano, songwriter  
Victor BVE-40200 10-in. 9/12/1927 Dawning Duncan Sisters ; Mrs. Charles Kisco ; Charley Kisco Female vocal duet, with 2 pianos vocalist  
Victor BVE-40201 10-in. 9/13/1927 Oh how I love my boatman Duncan Sisters Female vocal duet, with 2 pianos vocalist  
Victor BVE-40204 10-in. 9/13/1927 Black and blue blues Duncan Sisters ; Charley Kisco Female vocal duet, with piano vocalist, instrumentalist, ukulele  
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 vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-40214 10-in. 9/16/1927 Someday you'll say O. K. Duncan Sisters Female vocal duet, with 2 pianos vocalist  
Victor BVE-40215 10-in. 9/16/1927 Yep! 'Long about June Duncan Sisters Female vocal duet, with 2 pianos vocalist  
Victor BVE-57279 10-in. 1/3/1930 I got a 'code' in my 'doze' Rosetta Duncan ; Vivian Duncan Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BVE-57970 10-in. 1/2/1930 Some day soon Duncan Sisters Female vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, songwriter  
Victor MS-76054 16-in. 4/25/1933 The adventures of Topsy and Eva. Episode 1 Duncan Sisters Radio broadcast : Drama speaker  
Victor MS-76055 16-in. 4/25/1933 The adventures of Topsy and Eva. Episode 2 Duncan Sisters Radio broadcast speaker  
Victor [Trial 1917-11-19-03] Not documented 11/19/1917 Mammanys blues Duncan Sisters Female vocal duet, with piano vocalist  
Victor [Trial 1923-03-09-02] 10-in. 3/9/1923 Do-re-mi Duncan Sisters Female vocal duet, with piano vocalist  
Columbia 81362 10-in. 11/17/1923 Rememb'ring California Ramblers Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Columbia 140229 10-in. 1/7/1925 Sweet onion time Ernest Hare ; Billy Jones Male vocal duet, with ukulele and piano songwriter  
Columbia W148730 10-in. 6/21/1929 Someday soon Hotel Mark Hopkins Orchestra ; Anson Weeks Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
OKeh S-71947 10-in. Oct. 1923 Rememb'ring Red Caps Jazz/dance band composer  
OKeh S-71951 10-in. Oct. 1923 Do, re, me Helen Clark ; Betsy Lane Shepherd Female vocal duet, with orchestra songwriter  
OKeh S-71953 10-in. Oct. 1923 Rememb'ring Lewis James Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
OKeh W81859 10-in. 11/23/1927 Changes Ed Kirkeby Goofus Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal duet vocalist  
Brunswick 11214-11217 10-in. 8/16/1923 Rememb’ring Paul Ash ; Granada Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Edison N-993 10-in. 7/2/1929 Someday soon J. Donald Parker ; Piccadilly Players Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Duncan, Vivian," accessed December 2, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106918.

Duncan, Vivian. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 2, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106918.

"Duncan, Vivian." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 2 December 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106918

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