Red River Dave
Red River Dave McEnery (born David Largus McEnery) (December 15, 1914 – January 15, 2002) was an American artist, musician, and writer of topical songs. He was born in San Antonio, Texas, United States. He got the nickname "Red River Dave" because he enjoyed singing "Red River Valley" in high school. He was the leader of The Swift Cowboys.
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Birth and Death Data: Born December 15, 1914 (San Antonio), Died January 15, 2002
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1939 - 1955
Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, guitar, narrator, composer, songwriter, lyricist
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Recordings (Results 26-28 of 28 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Decca||NA 9170||8/30/1955||The night before Christmas, Caramba!||Red River Dave||narrator, vocalist|
|Decca||NA 9171||8/30/1955||Promises||Red River Dave||narrator, vocalist|
|Decca||NA 9172||8/30/1955||Oh, oh, oh how I love you||Red River Dave||narrator, vocalist|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Red River Dave," accessed June 4, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109969.
Red River Dave. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 4, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109969.
"Red River Dave." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 4 June 2023.
DAHR Persistent Identifier
Wikipedia: David McEnery
Discogs: Red River Dave
Linked Open Data Sources
LCNAR: Red River Dave, 1914-2002 - http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/no94025262
Wikidata: David McEnery - http://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q5237335
MusicBrainz: Red River Dave - https://musicbrainz.org/artist/c2cfca36-946e-43a2-8749-bfea3822b5a1
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