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Vernon Dalhart

Marion Try Slaughter (April 6, 1883 – September 14, 1948), better known by his stage name Vernon Dalhart, was an American country music singer and songwriter. He recorded the first country song to sell one million copies.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1883 (Jefferson), Died 1948 (Bridgeport)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1914 - 1939

Roles Represented in DAHR: tenor vocal, harmonica, jew's harp, whistling, leader, songwriter, Vocal group, vocalist, composer, speaker, guitar, kazoo

Recordings (Results 51-75 of 966 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-33287 10-in. 10/5/1925 Stone Mountain memorial Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-33288 10-in. 10/5/1925 Dreams of the Southland Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-33289 10-in. 10/5/1925 I'm satisfied with you Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-33347 10-in. 8/26/1925 The convict and the rose Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with violin, oboe, and guitar vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-33348 10-in. 8/26/1925 Little rosewood casket Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with violin, oboe, and guitar vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-33349 10-in. 8/26/1925 Blue Ridge Mountain blues Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-33350 10-in. 8/26/1925 She's comin' 'round the mountain Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-33372 10-in. 9/9/1925 The wreck of the 1256 Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-33373 10-in. 9/9/1925 Wreck of the Shenandoah Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-33374 10-in. 9/9/1925 Death of Floyd Collins Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-33375 10-in. 9/9/1925 Mother's grave Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-33587 10-in. 10/20/1925 Dream of a miner's child Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-33645 10-in. 12/21/1925 The jealous lover of Lone Green Valley Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with violin, guitar, and harmonica instrumentalist, harmonica, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-33646 10-in. 12/21/1925 Oh Captain, Captain, tell me true Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-33647 10-in. 12/21/1925 Kitty Wells Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-33648 10-in. 12/21/1925 Nellie Dare and Charley Brooks Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-33649 10-in. 12/21/1925 Putting on the style Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with violin, guitar, and harmonica instrumentalist, harmonica, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-33650 10-in. 12/21/1925 The little black moustache Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with violin, guitar, and harmonica instrumentalist, harmonica, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-33829 10-in. 10/30/1925 Zeb Turney's gal Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-33830 10-in. 10/30/1925 The letter edged in black Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-33831 10-in. 10/30/1925 The Lightning Express Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-34105 10-in. 12/1/1925 Behind these gray walls Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with violin, cornet, and guitar vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-34106 10-in. 12/1/1925 My little home in Tennessee Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with violin, cornet, and guitar vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-34107 10-in. 12/1/1925 Naomi Wise Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with violin, cornet, and guitar vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-34108 10-in. 12/1/1925 Unknown soldier's grave Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with violin, cornet, and guitar vocalist, tenor vocal  
(Results 51-75 of 966 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Dalhart, Vernon," accessed December 2, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109089.

Dalhart, Vernon. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 2, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109089.

"Dalhart, Vernon." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 2 December 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109089

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