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Jack Little

Jack Little (born John Leonard; May 30, 1899 – April 9, 1956), (Another source gives his birth date as May 28, 1902.) sometimes credited Little Jack Little, was a British-born American composer, singer, pianist, actor, and songwriter whose songs were featured in several movies. He is not to be confused with the burlesque comedian also known as "Little" Jack Little, who stood 4'5".

Birth and Death Data: Born May 30th, 1899 (Silvertown), Died Hollywood

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1924 - 1939

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, songwriter, vocalist, piano, lyricist, leader

Notes: Born John Leonard Little; sometimes listed as "Little Jack Little."

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 198 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-29885 10-in. 4/16/1924 Jimminy gee! Billy Murray Male vocal solo, with violin and orchestra composer  
Victor B-29940 10-in. 4/28/1924 Jealous International Novelty Orchestra ; Elliott Shaw Orchestra, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor B-30241 10-in. 6/4/1924 Pretty soon Jan Garber Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-31002 10-in. 10/10/1924 Because they all love you Barney Rapp Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-31533 10-in. 12/19/1924 Where's my sweetie hiding? Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-31841 10-in. 2/10/1925 Because they all love you Franklyn Baur Male vocal solo, with violin and orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-32884 10-in. 6/9/1925 My sugar Frank E. Banta Piano solo composer  
Victor BVE-33773 10-in. 11/10/1925 Tomorrow mornin' American Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-33838 10-in. 11/2/1925 Normandy Edwin J. McEnelly Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet composer  
Victor BVE-34289 10-in. 1/21/1926 Normandy Franklyn Baur ; Helen Clark Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-35720 10-in. 6/25/1926 Do you believe in dreams? Irving Aaronson ; Commanders Jazz/dance band, with male vocal quartet composer  
Victor BVE-36117 10-in. 8/16/1926 Ting-a-ling Pennsylvanians ; Fred Waring Jazz/dance band, with vocal chorus composer  
Victor BVE-36143 10-in. 8/31/1926 She's still my baby Gus C. Edwards Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BVE-36443 10-in. 10/4/1926 Ting-a-ling Jesse Crawford Pipe organ solo composer  
Victor BVE-36651 10-in. 10/21/1926 She's still my baby Four Aristocrats Male vocal quartet, with instrumental quartet composer  
Victor BVE-37129 10-in. 12/14/1926 Tell me to-night Roger Wolfe Kahn Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BVE-39053 10-in. 6/23/1927 Stop your ticklin' me Al Manning ; Allen Stewart Male vocal duet, with piano (takes 1 and 2); Male vocal solo, with piano (takes 3-5) composer  
Victor BVE-39059 10-in. 6/24/1927 Who is your who Ben Pollack Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BVE-39087 10-in. 7/6/1927 Who is your who? Charles J. Correll ; Freeman F. Gosden Male vocal duet, with piano composer  
Victor BVE-39930 10-in. 8/3/1927 Stop your ticklin' me Allen Stewart Male vocal solo, with female vocal chorus and piano composer  
Victor BVE-40131 10-in. 9/28/1927 After I've called you sweetheart (How can I call you friend) Johnny Marvin ; Ed Smalle Male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BVE-40190 10-in. 10/19/1927 The hours I spent with you Melville Gideon Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BVE-40575 10-in. 11/15/1927 The hours I spent with you Roger Wolfe Kahn Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BVE-40808 10-in. 11/2/1927 After I've called you sweetheart (How can I call you friend) Jesse Crawford Pipe organ solo composer  
Victor BVE-47768 10-in. 10/19/1928 Ev'rybody loves you Johnny Marvin Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
(Results 1-25 of 198 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Little, Jack," accessed October 25, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108414.

Little, Jack. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 25, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108414.

"Little, Jack." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 25 October 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108414

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