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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 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 951-964 of 964 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Vocalion E4056-E4057 10-in. 11/10/1926 Don't let your deal go down Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with violin, guitar, and harmonica vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, harmonica  
Vocalion E4058-E4059 10-in. 11/10/1926 Billy Richardson's last ride Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with violin, guitar, and harmonica vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, harmonica  
Vocalion E4060-E4061 10-in. 11/10/1926 I'd like to be in Texas (When they round up in the spring) Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with violin, guitar, and harmonica vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, harmonica  
Vocalion E4062-E4063 10-in. 11/10/1926 We sat beneath the maple on the hill Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar vocalist, tenor vocal  
Vocalion E4216-E4217 10-in. 12/10/1926 Where we never grow old Smoky Mountain Sacred Singers Male vocal quartet, with guitar and mandolin vocalist, tenor vocal  
Vocalion E4218-E4219 10-in. 12/10/1926 ‘Tis a picture from life’s other side Smoky Mountain Sacred Singers Male vocal quartet, with guitar and mandolin vocalist, tenor vocal  
Vocalion E4670-E4671 10-in. 3/12/1927 The wreck of the C&O No. 5 Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, harmonica  
Vocalion E4672-E4673 10-in. 3/12/1927 Barbara Allen Vernon Dalhart ; Carson Robison Male vocal and whistling duet, with fiddle (violin) and guitar vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, harmonica  
Vocalion E4674-E4675 10-in. 3/12/1927 The house at the end of the lane Vernon Dalhart ; Carson Robison Male vocal and whistling duet, with fiddle (violin) and guitar vocalist, tenor vocal  
Vocalion E4676-E4677 10-in. 3/12/1927 My Blue Ridge Mountain home Vernon Dalhart ; Carson Robison Male vocal and whistling duet, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, harmonica, jew's harp  
Vocalion E4754-E4756 10-in. 3/23/1927 Get away, old man, get away Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with instrumental quartet vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, harmonica  
Vocalion E2127-E21299 10-in. 1/14/1926 The convict and the rose Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, harmonica  
Vocalion 1322W-1324W 10-in. 9/10/1925 The wreck of the Shenandoah Jep Fuller Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar vocalist, tenor vocal  
Vocalion 1325W-1327W 10-in. 9/10/1925 The Santa Barbara earthquake Jep Fuller Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar vocalist, tenor vocal  
(Results 951-964 of 964 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Dalhart, Vernon," accessed October 30, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109089.

Dalhart, Vernon. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 30, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109089.

"Dalhart, Vernon." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 30 October 2020.

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