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James John Walker

James John Walker (June 19, 1881 – November 18, 1946), known colloquially as Beau James, was mayor of New York City from 1926 to 1932. A flamboyant politician, he was a liberal Democrat and part of the powerful Tammany Hall machine. He was forced to resign during a corruption scandal.

Birth and Death Data: Born June 19th, 1881 (New York City), Died November 18th, 1946 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1905 - 1939

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-2925 10-in. 12/6/1905 Will you love me in December as you do in May? Haydn Quartet ; Harry Macdonough Male vocal quartet and male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-3293 10-in. 4/17/1906 I like your way Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-3303 10-in. 4/17/1906 After they gather the hay John H. Bieling ; Haydn Quartet ; Harry Macdonough Male vocal quartet, with vocal soloists and orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-3342 10-in. 4/26/1906 With the robins, I'll return Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-3907 10-in. 10/17/1906 Kiss all the girls for me Dan W. Quinn Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor E-3907 8-in. 10/17/1906 Kiss all the girls for me Dan W. Quinn Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BVE-35368 10-in. 5/4/1926 Will you love me in December as you do in May? Shannon Quartet Male vocal quartet, with piano lyricist  
Victor BS-045715 10-in. 12/5/1939 In our little part of town Clyde Burke ; Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-045737 10-in. 12/8/1939 In our little part of town Dick Todd Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band lyricist  
Columbia 3324 10-in. ca. 1905-Feb. 1906 December and May Albert Campbell Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 3396 10-in. ca. Jan.-May 1906 I like your way Albert Campbell Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 3429 10-in. ca. Jan.-June 1906 With the robins I'll return Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 3750 10-in. Sept. 19 or 23, 1907 Black Jim Columbia Male Quartette Male vocal quartet, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia W142898 10-in. 11/1/1926 Will you love me in December as you do in May? Joe Candullo ; Everglades Orchestra ; Tony Pace Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia W146612 10-in. 7/5/1928 Cheerio Radiolites Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Walker, James John," accessed January 20, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109448.

Walker, James John. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 20, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109448.

"Walker, James John." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 20 January 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109448

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