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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 951-966 of 966 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Edison N-574 10-in. 11/20/1928 Poll-wolly-doodle Vernon Dalhart and Company Male vocal solo, with violin and banjo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Edison N-575 10-in. 11/20/1928 Eleven cent cotton Vernon Dalhart and Company Male vocal solo, with violin and banjo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Edison N-629 12-in. 12/12/1928 The Big Rock Candy Mountains Vernon Dalhart and Company Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar or banjo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Edison N-630 12-in. 12/12/1928 The bum song no. 2 Vernon Dalhart and Company Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar or banjo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Edison N-649 10-in. 12/21/1928 Where is my wand'ring boy to-night Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Edison N-650 10-in. 12/21/1928 The ninety and nine Vernon Dalhart ; Adelyne Hood Female-male vocal duet, with organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Edison N-749 10-in. 2/20/1929 Low bridge! Everybody down Vernon Dalhart and Company Male vocal solo, with violin and banjo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Edison N-750 10-in. 2/20/1929 The wreck of the N. & W. Cannon Ball Vernon Dalhart and Company Male vocal solo, with violin and banjo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Edison N-820 10-in. 3/27/1929 Alabama flood Vernon Dalhart and Company Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Edison N-821 10-in. 3/27/1929 Roll on, river Vernon Dalhart and Company Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Edison N-824 10-in. 3/28/1929 Plucky Lindy's lucky day Vernon Dalhart and Company Male vocal solo, with violin and banjo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Edison N-825 10-in. 3/28/1929 Summertime in old Kentucky Vernon Dalhart and Company Male vocal solo, with violin vocalist, tenor vocal  
Edison N-852 10-in. 4/11/1929 Ain't gonna grieve my mind Vernon Dalhart and Company Male vocal solo, with violin and banjo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Edison N-919 10-in. 5/24/1929 Sing fa-da-riddle, sing dey Vernon Dalhart and Company Male vocal solo, with violin and banjo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Edison N-1023 10-in. 7/17/1929 Dixie way Vernon Dalhart and Company Male vocal solo, with violin and banjo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Edison N-1024 12-in. 7/17/1929 Razors in de air Vernon Dalhart ; Adelyne Hood Female-male vocal duet, with violin, banjo, and guitar vocalist, tenor vocal  
(Results 951-966 of 966 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Dalhart, Vernon," accessed December 9, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109089.

Dalhart, Vernon. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 9, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109089.

"Dalhart, Vernon." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 9 December 2021.

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

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