Jane Pickens

Jane Pickens Hoving (10 August 1907 – 21 February 1992) was an American singer on Broadway, radio and television for 20 years and later an organizer in numerous philanthropic and society events. She was the musical leader of the Pickens Sisters, a trio born on a Georgia plantation that reached national stardom in the 1930s with its own radio show, concert tours, and records.

Birth and Death Data: Born August 10, 1908 (Macon), Died February 21, 1992 (Newport)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1932 - 1949

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, piano

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BRC-71860 10-in. 2/16/1932 Was that the human thing to do? Pickens Sisters Female vocal trio, with instrumental quartet vocalist  
Victor BRC-71861 10-in. 2/16/1932 Good-night moon Pickens Sisters Female vocal trio, with instrumental quartet vocalist  
Victor D8VB-3964 10-in. 10/20/1948 Galway bay Jane Pickens Female vocal solo, with male vocal chorus. vocalist  
Victor D8VB-3965 10-in. 10/20/1948 One Sunday Afternoon Jane Pickens Female vocal solo, with male vocal chorus. vocalist  
Victor D9VB-0126 10-in. 1/24/1949 Why can't you behave Alfred Drake ; Lehman Engel Orchestra ; Jane Pickens Female-male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor D9VB-0127 10-in. 1/24/1949 Wunderbar Alfred Drake ; Lehman Engel Orchestra ; Jane Pickens Female-male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor D9VB-0186 10-in. 2/4/1949 I dreamed I heard an organ play Jane Pickens ; Henri René Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist  
Victor D9VB-0187 10-in. 2/4/1949 Be mine Jane Pickens ; Henri René Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Pickens, Jane," accessed May 29, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107460.

Pickens, Jane. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 29, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107460.

"Pickens, Jane." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 29 May 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107460

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