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Lewis James

Lewis Lyman James (July 27, 1892 – February 19, 1959) was a vocalist and among the most active of recording artists in the United States from 1917 through much of the 1930s. He was a member of The Shannon Four, The Revelers, and The Criterion Trio. He had many Top Ten hits during that time, including "My Baby Boy", "Till We Meet Again", "What'll I Do", "All Alone)" and "Pal of My Cradle Days", among others.

Birth and Death Data: Born July 29, 1892 (Scio Township), Died February 19, 1959 (Chicago)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1911 - 1956

Roles Represented in DAHR: tenor vocal, speaker, vocalist

Notes: Also sings in bass range.

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= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings (Results 1126-1129 of 1129 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 89415 2/23/1956 Don't you weep, O Mary don't you weep Sister Rosetta Tharpe vocalist, tenor vocal  
Decca 89416 2/23/1956 I've done wrong Sister Rosetta Tharpe vocalist, tenor vocal  
Decca 89417 2/23/1956 I can hear the angels Sister Rosetta Tharpe vocalist, tenor vocal  
Decca 89418 2/23/1956 Father prepare me Sister Rosetta Tharpe vocalist, tenor vocal  
(Results 1126-1129 of 1129 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "James, Lewis," accessed April 17, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109609.

James, Lewis. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 17, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109609.

"James, Lewis." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 17 April 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109609

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