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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 151-175 of 964 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-51937 10-in. 4/29/1929 I long to see the one I left behind Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with instrumental quartet vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-51938 10-in. 4/29/1929 Many years ago Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with instrumental quartet vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-56749 10-in. 10/4/1929 The farm relief song Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, harmonica, jew's harp  
Victor BVE-56750 10-in. 10/4/1929 The crow song Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-56751 10-in. 10/4/1929 Whippoorwill Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble and whistling vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-56752 10-in. 10/4/1929 Blue Ridge sweetheart Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble and whistling vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-57545 10-in. 11/20/1929 Eleven months and ten days more Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, jew's harp, harmonica  
Victor BVE-57546 10-in. 11/20/1929 I'll get along somehow Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, harmonica, jew's harp  
Victor BVE-57547 10-in. 11/20/1929 At Father Powers's grave Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with cornet and organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-57548 10-in. 11/20/1929 Be careful what you say Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with violin, cornet, and guitar vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-58396 10-in. 1/20/1930 Calamity Jane Vernon Dalhart ; Adelyne Hood Female-male vocal duet, with instrumental trio vocalist, tenor vocal, speaker  
Victor BVE-58397 10-in. 1/20/1930 Hallelujah, there's a rainbow in the sky Vernon Dalhart ; Adelyne Hood Female-male vocal duet, with instrumental quartet vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-58398 10-in. 1/20/1930 There'll be one more fool in paradise tonight Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, harmonica, jew's harp, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-58399 10-in. 1/20/1930 Out in the great Northwest Vernon Dalhart ; Adelyne Hood Female-male vocal duet, with instrumental quintet vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, jew's harp  
Victor BVE-[Unnumbered 1925-06-25-01] 10-in. 6/25/1925 Strummin' my blues away Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, harmonica  
Victor BVE-[Unnumbered 1926-06-17-01] 10-in. 6/17/1926 Just a melody Vernon Dalhart ; Carson Robison Male vocal duet, with violin and guitar vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-[Unnumbered 1926-10-20-01] 10-in. 10/20/1926 I'd like to be in Texas when they round up in the spring Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-028134 10-in. 10/20/1938 Who threw the mush in grandpa's whiskers? Peg LaCentra ; Jerry Sears Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble songwriter  
Victor BS-036628 10-in. 5/1/1939 You'll never take away my dreams Big Cypress Boys ; Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, harmonica  
Victor BS-036629 10-in. 5/1/1939 (Don't forget me) Dear little darling Big Cypress Boys ; Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-036630 10-in. 5/1/1939 Lavender cowboy Big Cypress Boys ; Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, harmonica  
Victor BS-036631 10-in. 5/1/1939 Johnnie darlin' Big Cypress Boys ; Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-036632 10-in. 5/1/1939 Don't cry, little sweetheart, don't cry Big Cypress Boys ; Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-036633 10-in. 5/1/1939 My Mary Jane Big Cypress Boys ; Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor [Trial 1918-07-25-05] Not documented 7/25/1918 Rock a bye your baby Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
(Results 151-175 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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