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Jack B. Tenny

Jack B. Tenney (1898 – November 4, 1970) was an American politician who was noted for leading anti-communist investigations in California in the 1940s and early 1950s. Tenney was also the composer of several well-known songs, most notably "Mexicali Rose".

Birth and Death Data: Born 1898, Died Glendale

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1919 - 1941

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, songwriter

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-28539 10-in. 9/6/1923 Rosa de Mexicali International Novelty Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-50621 10-in. 3/7/1929 Rosa de Mexicali Sigmund Krumgold Pipe organ solo, with piano and traps composer  
Victor BVE-51809 10-in. 4/18/1929 Just in time Billy Hays Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BVE-57964 10-in. 12/30/1929 Mexicali Rose Giulietta Morino Violin solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BS-102706 10-in. 6/19/1936 Mexicali Rose Don White Male vocal solo, with guitar composer  
Victor BS-028129 10-in. 10/20/1938 Mexicali Rose Howard DuLany Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-030747 10-in. 12/21/1938 Mexicali Rose Tommy Ryan ; Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-064938 10-in. 9/29/1941 Mexacali rose Joe Reichman Piano solo, with instrumental trio composer  
OKeh S-7119 10-in. ca. Dec. 1919 Baby love Henry Burr ; Albert Campbell Male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
OKeh S-71827 10-in. Sept. 1923 Mexicali Rose Lewis James Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Brunswick B1-B3 10-in. 7/17/1924 Mexicali rose Castlewood Marimba Orchestra Marimba band, with male vocal duet composer  
Brunswick 13484-13486 10-in. 7/8/1924 Mexicali Rose Castlewood Marimba Band Marimba band, with male vocal duet composer  
Brunswick LAE382 10-in. 12/14/1928 Mexicali rose John Wolohan Californians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Brunswick E29595 10-in. Apr. 1929 Mexicali rose Brunswick Concert Orchestra ; Louis Katzman Orchestra composer  
Edison 11287 10-in. 11/8/1926 Mexicali Rose Orquesta González Instrumental ensemble composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Tenny, Jack B.," accessed October 20, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109074.

Tenny, Jack B.. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 20, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109074.

"Tenny, Jack B.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 20 October 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109074

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