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James T. Powers

James T. Powers (1862–1943), born James T. McGovern in New York, was an American stage actor, vocalist, and lyricist.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 1st, 1862 (New York), Died January 1st, 1943

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1897 - 1933

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist, speaker, tenor vocal

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Berliner 525 7-in. 1/26/1897 Chin chin Chinaman Artists vary Male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]883 7-in. 7/8/1901 Has anybody seen our cat? Burt Shepard Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]883 10-in. 7/8/1901 Has anybody seen our cat? Burt Shepard Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]3483 10-in. 7/8/1901 Has anybody seen our cat? Burt Shepard Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor A-1629 7-in. 7/20/1904 Has anybody seen our cat? Burt Shepard Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-76292 10-in. 6/17/1933 Faded flowers Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with 2 guitars lyricist  
Victor BS-76715 10-in. 6/17/1933 Faded flowers Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with guitar and autoharp lyricist  
Edison 3577 10-in. 2/11/1915 Wife to order James T. Powers Comic monologue speaker  
Edison 3896 10-in. 6/21/1915 Wife to order James T. Powers Comic monologue speaker  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Powers, James T.," accessed October 21, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107418.

Powers, James T.. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 21, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107418.

"Powers, James T.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 21 October 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107418

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