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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 176-200 of 966 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia 39869 10-in. 2/17/1915 You are the rose that never will die Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 47013 10-in. 9/13/1916 Just a word of sympathy Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 77752 10-in. 4/3/1918 When Alexander takes his band to France Bob White [i.e., Vernon Dalhart] Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 77781 10-in. 4/22/1918 Paul Revere Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 77792 10-in. 4/26/1918 They were all out of step but Jim Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 80019 10-in. 10/11/1921 Weep no more (my mammy) Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 80076 10-in. 11/19/1921 I want my mammy Al Bernard ; Vernon Dalhart Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 80207 10-in. 2/17/1922 Pick me up and lay me down (in dear old Dixieland) Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 80233 10-in. 3/11/1922 Hawaiian rainbow Vernon Dalhart ; Ferera and Franchini Male vocal solo, with steel guitar and guitar duet (Hawaiian) vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 80910 10-in. 3/20/1923 One little smile Vernon Dalhart ; Ferera and Franchini Steel guitar duet, with male vocal solo and drums (Hawaiian) vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 80911 10-in. 3/20/1923 Honeymoon chimes Vernon Dalhart ; Ferera and Franchini Steel guitar duet, with male vocal solo and chimes (Hawaiian) vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 81575 10-in. 2/19/1924 Home in Pasadena Vernon Dalhart ; Ed Smalle Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 140136 10-in. 11/13/1924 The prisoner's song Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 140137 10-in. 11/13/1924 Ain't-ya comin' out to-night Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 140150 10-in. 11/25/1924 De clouds are gwine to roll away Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 140196 10-in. 12/19/1924 I'm doing the best I can Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with instrumental quartet composer, instrumentalist, harmonica, jew's harp, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 140217 10-in. 12/30/1924 Please be good to my old girl Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 140320 10-in. 2/5/1925 The chain gang song Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 140321 10-in. 2/5/1925 Mother and home Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 140353 10-in. 1/21/1925 Glad eyes Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 140364 10-in. 1/27/1925 The time will come Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with guitar, ukulele, and harmonica vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 140365 10-in. 1/27/1925 He sure can play a harmonica Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with guitar, ukulele, and harmonica vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 98070 12-in. 4/4/1923 Old time minstrels Al Bernard ; Lasses White Minstrel Company Minstrels vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 98071 12-in. 4/4/1923 Old time minstrels Al Bernard ; Lasses White Minstrel Company Minstrels vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia W140407 10-in. 3/2/1925 In the baggage coach ahead Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and guitar vocalist, tenor vocal  
(Results 176-200 of 966 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Dalhart, Vernon," accessed November 26, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109089.

Dalhart, Vernon. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 26, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109089.

"Dalhart, Vernon." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 26 November 2021.

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

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