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Chas. K. Harris

Charles Kassel Harris (May 1, 1867 – December 22, 1930) was a well regarded American songwriter of popular music. During his long career, he advanced the relatively new genre, publishing more than 300 songs, often deemed by admirers as the "king of the tear jerkers". He is one of the early pioneers of Tin Pan Alley.

Birth and Death Data: Born May 1st, 1865, Died December 22nd, 1930

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1894 - 1936

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, lyricist, songwriter

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 205 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Berliner 139 7-in. Before 1895 After the ball Band (unidentified; Berliner Gramophone Co.) Band composer  
Berliner 1210 7-in. Before Apr. 1899 Después del baile Arthur B. Adamini Tenor vocal solo composer, lyricist  
Berliner 1614 7-in. 11/16/1896 All for the love of a girl George J. Gaskin Male vocal solo composer, lyricist  
Berliner 1729 7-in. July 1897-Mar. 1898 There’ll come a time Steve Porter Male vocal solo composer, lyricist  
Berliner 1838 7-in. Before Apr. 1899 Break the news to mother Albert Campbell Male vocal solo composer, lyricist  
Berliner 1875 7-in. Aug. 1898 Just behind the times John Terrell Male vocal solo composer, lyricist  
Berliner 3309 7-in. 7/27/1897 There’ll come a time Arthur Pryor Trombone solo composer  
Berliner 3320 7-in. Before Apr. 1899 Break the news to mother Arthur Pryor Trombone solo composer  
Berliner 4151 7-in. Before Sept. 1897 There’ll come a time Simone Mantia Euphonium solo composer  
Berliner 020 7-in. 3/22/1899 Green fields of Virginia Albert Campbell Male vocal solo composer, lyricist  
Berliner 065 7-in. 4/5/1899 Just break the news to Mother George J. Gaskin Male vocal solo lyricist, composer  
Berliner 0341 7-in. 7/15/1899 I love her just the same S. H. Dudley Male vocal solo composer, lyricist  
Berliner 0560 7-in. 10/7/1899 One night in June Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo composer, lyricist  
Berliner 01164 7-in. 4/7/1900 For old times sake Will F. Denny Male vocal solo composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]92 7-in. 6/13/1900 'Mid the green fields of Virginia S. H. Dudley ; Harry Macdonough Male vocal duet lyricist, composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]861 7-in. 6/12/1901 Hello Central, give me heaven John H. Bieling ; Steve Porter Male vocal duet composer, lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]867 7-in. 6/12/1901 For old time sake Steve Porter Male vocal solo composer, lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]909 10-in. 2/8/1902 I've a longing in my heart for you, Louise Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo lyricist, composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]909 7-in. 7/11/1901 I've a longing in my heart for you, Louise Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo composer, lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1069 7-in. 10/26/1901 Hello Central, give me heaven John H. Bieling ; Steve Porter Male vocal duet, with piano lyricist, composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1069 10-in. 10/26/1901 Hello, Central! Give me heaven John H. Bieling ; Steve Porter Male vocal duet, with piano composer, lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1618 7-in. 9/10/1902 Just next door Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo lyricist, composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1618 10-in. 9/10/1902 Just next door Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo lyricist, composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1854 7-in. 1/9/1903 I'm wearing my heart away for you John H. Bieling ; Harry Macdonough Male vocal duet composer, lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1854 10-in. 1/9/1903 I'm wearing my heart away for you John H. Bieling ; Harry Macdonough Male vocal duet lyricist, composer  
(Results 1-25 of 205 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Harris, Chas. K.," accessed April 10, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107322.

Harris, Chas. K.. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 10, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107322.

"Harris, Chas. K.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 10 April 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107322

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