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J. B. Fuselier

For the Louisiana sheriff, see Charles Fuselier.

Jean Batiste "J.B." Fuselier (April 17, 1901 – August 13, 1975) was a Cajun musician most remembered for his tune "Ma Chere Bassette". He played for many years with the group J. B. and His Merrymakers.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1901 (Oberlin), Died 1976

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1936 - 1938

Roles Represented in DAHR: violin, vocalist

Notes: Leader of the Cajun group, Merrymakers.

= Recordings are available for online listening.
= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 34 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-02674 10-in. 10/17/1936 Merrymakers' hop Jean Batiste Fuselier ; Miller's Merrymakers String band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
Victor BS-02675 10-in. 10/17/1936 Te me lessa jolie blonde Jean Batiste Fuselier ; Miller's Merrymakers String band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
Victor BS-02676 10-in. 10/17/1936 Pine Island Jean Batiste Fuselier ; Miller's Merrymakers String band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
Victor BS-02677 10-in. 10/17/1936 Lake Arthur waltz Jean Batiste Fuselier ; Miller's Merrymakers String band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
Victor BS-02678 10-in. 10/17/1936 My love shall never fail Beethoven Miller ; Miller's Merrymakers String band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, violin  
Victor BS-02679 10-in. 10/17/1936 Anna Mae Miller's Merrymakers String band instrumentalist, violin  
Victor BS-02680 10-in. 10/17/1936 It's the top of everything Beethoven Miller ; Miller's Merrymakers String band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, violin  
Victor BS-02681 10-in. 10/17/1936 Over the waves Miller's Merrymakers String band instrumentalist, violin  
Victor BS-07231 10-in. 2/22/1937 Lake Arthur stomp Jean Batiste Fuselier ; Miller's Merrymakers String band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
Victor BS-07232 10-in. 2/22/1937 Chere tu tu Jean Batiste Fuselier ; Miller's Merrymakers String band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
Victor BS-07233 10-in. 2/22/1937 Elton two-step Miller's Merrymakers String band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
Victor BS-07234 10-in. 2/22/1937 Chere te mon Jean Batiste Fuselier ; Miller's Merrymakers String band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
Victor BS-07235 10-in. 2/22/1937 Round-up hop Jean Batiste Fuselier ; Miller's Merrymakers String band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
Victor BS-07236 10-in. 2/22/1937 Ma julie noir so Jean Batiste Fuselier ; Miller's Merrymakers String band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
Victor BS-07237 10-in. 2/22/1937 Cajun breakdown Miller's Merrymakers String band instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
Victor BS-07238 10-in. 2/22/1937 Old time breakdown Miller's Merrymakers String band instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
Victor BS-022042 10-in. 4/2/1938 Ma chere Jolite Jean Batiste Fuselier ; Merrymakers Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and 2 guitars instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
Victor BS-022043 10-in. 4/2/1938 Ma chere Catain Jean Batiste Fuselier ; Merrymakers Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and 2 guitars instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
Victor BS-022044 10-in. 4/2/1938 Ma chere vieux maison dan suet Jean Batiste Fuselier ; Merrymakers Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and 2 guitars instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
Victor BS-022045 10-in. 4/2/1938 Ma chere joui rouge Jean Batiste Fuselier ; Merrymakers Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and 2 guitars instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
Victor BS-022046 10-in. 4/2/1938 Two step du La Tell Jean Batiste Fuselier ; Merrymakers Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and 2 guitars instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
Victor BS-022047 10-in. 4/2/1938 La valse du la compaign Jean Batiste Fuselier ; Merrymakers Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and 2 guitars instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
Victor BS-022048 10-in. 4/2/1938 Redell breakdown Jean Batiste Fuselier ; Merrymakers Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and 2 guitars instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
Victor BS-022049 10-in. 4/2/1938 Ma chere bassett J. B. Fuselier ; Merrymakers Male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin), 2 guitars, and talk instrumentalist, violin  
Victor BS-027847 10-in. 10/22/1938 La valse de rebot Jean Batiste Fuselier ; Merrymakers Male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble and vocal effects instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
(Results 1-25 of 34 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Fuselier, J. B.," accessed December 9, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108489.

Fuselier, J. B.. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 9, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108489.

"Fuselier, J. B.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 9 December 2022.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108489

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