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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 101-125 of 964 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-38455 10-in. 4/12/1927 Lay down, doggies Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with violin, guitar, and harmonica vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, harmonica  
Victor BVE-38456 10-in. 4/12/1927 The Gypsy's warning Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with violin, guitar, and harmonica vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, harmonica  
Victor BVE-38457 10-in. 4/12/1927 Jesse James Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with violin, guitar, and harmonica vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, harmonica  
Victor BVE-38458 10-in. 4/12/1927 Billy the Kid Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with violin, guitar, and harmonica vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, harmonica  
Victor BVE-38494 10-in. 4/27/1927 I'll be with you when the roses bloom again Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-38495 10-in. 4/27/1927 The Mississippi flood Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with violin, guitar, and organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-38743 10-in. 5/12/1927 My Carolina home Vernon Dalhart ; Carson Robison Male vocal duet, with 2 violins and guitar vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-38744 10-in. 5/12/1927 The hero's last flight Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with 2 violins and guitar vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-38826 10-in. 5/23/1927 Lindbergh (The Eagle of the U.S.A. ) Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-39141 10-in. 9/1/1927 Shine on harvest moon Vernon Dalhart ; International Novelty Orchestra ; Carson Robison Orchestra, with male vocal duet vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-39142 10-in. 9/1/1927 On Mobile Bay Vernon Dalhart ; International Novelty Orchestra ; Carson Robison Orchestra, with male vocal duet vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-39692 10-in. 7/21/1927 If your love like the rose should die Vernon Dalhart ; Carson Robison Male vocal duet, with guitar and piano vocalist, tenor vocal, whistling  
Victor BVE-39693 10-in. 7/21/1927 A memory that time cannot erase Vernon Dalhart ; Carson Robison Male vocal duet, with guitar and piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-39950 10-in. 8/10/1927 Where the Coosa River flows Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-39951 10-in. 8/10/1927 My boy's voice Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with whistling, violin, and guitar vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-40188 10-in. 10/18/1927 Old plantation melodies Vernon Dalhart ; Adelyne Hood ; Carson Robison Mixed vocal trio with guitar, piano, and harmonica vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, harmonica  
Victor BVE-40189 10-in. 10/18/1927 The alligator song Adelyne Hood Female vocal solo, with guitar, piano, and harmonica instrumentalist, harmonica  
Victor BVE-40576 10-in. 11/15/1927 Sing on, brother, sing Vernon Dalhart ; Adelyne Hood ; Carson Robison Mixed vocal trio, with violin, guitar, and harmonica vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, harmonica  
Victor BVE-40577 10-in. 11/15/1927 Hear dem bells Vernon Dalhart ; Carson Robison Male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, harmonica  
Victor BVE-40578 10-in. 11/15/1927 Oh! Susanna Vernon Dalhart ; Adelyne Hood ; Carson Robison Mixed vocal trio, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, harmonica, jew's harp  
Victor BVE-40579 10-in. 11/15/1927 When the sun goes down again Vernon Dalhart ; Carson Robison Male vocal duet, with violin, guitar, and whistling vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-42438 10-in. 2/13/1928 That good old country town Vernon Dalhart ; Carson Robison Male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble and whistling vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, harmonica  
Victor BVE-42439 10-in. 2/13/1928 You can't blame me for that Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with violin, guitar, and banjo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-43159 10-in. 3/20/1928 Song of the failure Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with guitar and violin vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-43160 10-in. 3/20/1928 Where is my mama? Vernon Dalhart ; Carson Robison Male vocal duet, with guitar and violin vocalist, tenor vocal  
(Results 101-125 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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