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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 76-100 of 964 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-34662 10-in. 3/2/1926 Floyd Collins waltz Vernon Dalhart Trio Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar vocalist, tenor vocal, Vocal group  
Victor BVE-34663 10-in. 3/2/1926 Better get out of my way Vernon Dalhart Trio Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar vocalist, tenor vocal, Vocal group  
Victor BVE-34664 10-in. 3/2/1926 The engineer's child Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-34665 10-in. 3/2/1926 The freight wreck at Altoona Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-34666 10-in. 3/2/1926 The governor's pardon Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-34667 10-in. 3/2/1926 Guy Massey's farewell Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-35696 10-in. 6/17/1926 We sat beneath the maple on the hill Vernon Dalhart ; Carson Robison Male vocal duet, with violin and guitar vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-35697 10-in. 6/17/1926 The old fiddler's song Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-36092 10-in. 9/2/1926 There's a new star in heaven tonight Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-36093 10-in. 9/2/1926 An old-fashioned picture Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-36364 10-in. 9/29/1926 The Miami storm Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-36365 10-in. 9/29/1926 A handful of earth from Mother's grave Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-36848 10-in. 10/20/1926 The crepe on the old cabin door Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with violin, guitar, and harmonica vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, harmonica  
Victor BVE-36849 10-in. 10/20/1926 A tribute to Rudolph Valentino Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with male vocals, violin, and guitar vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-36949 10-in. 11/19/1926 Far away in Hawaii Vernon Dalhart ; Carson Robison Male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-36950 10-in. 11/19/1926 Just a melody Vernon Dalhart ; Carson Robison Male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-36987 10-in. 12/1/1926 A lonesome boy's letter back home Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-36988 10-in. 12/1/1926 The sad lover Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with violin, guitar, and harmonica vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, harmonica  
Victor BVE-37157 10-in. 12/20/1926 On the Dixie Bee Line Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-37158 10-in. 12/20/1926 Billy Richardson's last ride Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with violin, guitar, and harmonica vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, harmonica  
Victor BVE-37594 10-in. 2/2/1927 The wreck of the Royal Palm Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-37595 10-in. 2/2/1927 Three drowned sisters Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-37596 10-in. 2/2/1927 I know there is somebody waiting (In the house at the end of the lane) Vernon Dalhart ; Carson Robison Male vocal duet, with violin and guitar vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-38150 10-in. 3/9/1927 My blue ridge mountain home Vernon Dalhart ; Carson Robison Male vocal duet, with instrumental quartet vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, harmonica  
Victor BVE-38151 10-in. 3/9/1927 Golden slippers Vernon Dalhart ; Carson Robison Male vocal duet, with instrumental quartet vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, harmonica  
(Results 76-100 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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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109089

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