Cecil Mack

Cecil Mack (November 6, 1873 – August 1, 1944) was an American composer, lyricist and music publisher.

Birth and Death Data: Born November 6th, 1883 (New York City), Died August 1st, 1944

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1901 - 1949

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist, songwriter, composer

Notes: Early in his career, Cecil Mack is credited as R. C. McPherson. His birth name is Richard Cecil McPherson.

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]920 7-in. 7/18/1901 Good morning, Carrie Dan W. Quinn Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]920 10-in. 10/30/1902 Good morning, Carrie Dan W. Quinn Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]952 7-in. 9/10/1901 Good morning, Carrie Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]952 10-in. 10/30/1901 Good morning, Carrie Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]995 7-in. 10/11/1901 Junie George Walker Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]995 10-in. 10/11/1901 Junie George Walker Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]996 7-in. 10/11/1901 Good afternoon, Mr. Jenkins George Walker Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]996 10-in. 10/11/1901 Good afternoon, Mr. Jenkins George Walker Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]997 7-in. 10/11/1901 Good morning, Carrie Williams and Walker Male vocal duet, with piano lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]997 10-in. 10/11/1901 Good morning, Carrie Williams and Walker Male vocal duet, with piano lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1121 7-in. 12/3/1901 Good morning, Carrie Silas Leachman Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1121 10-in. 12/3/1901 Good morning Carrie Silas Leachman Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1393 7-in. 5/17/1902 Josephine, my Jo Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1393 10-in. 5/17/1902 Josephine, my Jo Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1630 7-in. 9/18/1902 Please let me sleep Arthur Collins Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1630 10-in. 9/18/1902 Please let me sleep Arthur Collins Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1798 7-in. 11/20/1902 Molly Green J. W. Myers Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1798 10-in. 11/20/1902 Molly Green J. W. Myers Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1903 7-in. 1/16/1903 I take things easy Len Spencer Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1903 10-in. 1/16/1903 I take things easy Len Spencer Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]2062 7-in. 3/6/1903 Those tantalizing eyes Len Spencer Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]2062 10-in. 3/6/1903 Those tantalizing eyes Len Spencer Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]3522 10-in. 7/18/1901 Good morning Carrie Dan W. Quinn Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]3556 10-in. 9/10/1901 Good morning, Carrie Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]3613 10-in. 10/11/1901 Junie George Walker Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor A-639 7-in. 11/6/1903 Good morning, Carrie Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor A-1013 7-in. 2/3/1904 Please let me sleep Arthur Collins Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor B-1013 10-in. 2/3/1904 Please let me sleep Arthur Collins Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor B-1583 10-in. 7/11/1904 Mandy Lou Billy Murray Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor A-1583 7-in. 7/11/1904 Mandy Lou Billy Murray Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor A-1668 7-in. 9/6/1904 Teasing Bob Roberts Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor B-1668 10-in. 9/6/1904 Teasing Bob Roberts Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor A-1675 7-in. 9/8/1904 Teasing Billy Murray Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor B-1675 10-in. 9/8/1904 Teasing Billy Murray Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor B-1732 10-in. 10/5/1904 Teasing Haydn Quartet ; Harry Macdonough Male vocal quartet and male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor C-1732 12-in. 10/5/1904 Teasing Haydn Quartet ; Harry Macdonough Male vocal quartet and male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-1905 10-in. 11/7/1904 In the shadow of the pyramid Frank C. Stanley Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-2141 10-in. 2/15/1905 Teasing Florence Hayward Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-2160 10-in. 1/18/1905 Teasing Billy Murray Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-2873 10-in. 11/8/1905 Mandy Lou Haydn Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-4019 10-in. 11/9/1906 He's a cousin of mine Clarice Vance Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-4710 10-in. 7/25/1907 Just a friend of the family Ed Morton Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-4769 10-in. 8/7/1907 That's where friendship ends Clarice Vance Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor E-4988 8-in. 12/31/1907 He's a cousin of mine Billy Murray Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-5090 10-in. 2/21/1908 That's where friendship ends Ed Morton Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-6263 10-in. 6/11/1908 The right church but the wrong pew Ed Morton Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-6269 10-in. 6/15/1908 Teasing Haydn Quartet ; Billy Murray Male vocal solo and male vocal quartet, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-6672 10-in. 12/16/1908 Down among the sugar cane Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-8015 10-in. 5/28/1909 I'd rather be a minstrel man than a multi-millionaire Ed Morton Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-8092 10-in. 7/6/1909 Abraham Lincoln Jones Ed Morton Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-9322 10-in. 7/25/1910 If he comes in, I'm going out Ed Morton Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-10713 10-in. 7/12/1911 You can lead a mule to water, but you can't make him drink Ed Morton Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-11594 10-in. 2/14/1912 The last shot got him Ed Morton Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
Victor B-11697 10-in. 3/12/1912 Welcome to our city Victor Band Band composer  
Victor B-11873 10-in. 4/15/1912 That precious little thing called love Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-13631 10-in. 7/24/1913 You got to rag it Arthur Collins Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor B-18059 10-in. 7/5/1916 If you don't want me, send me to my ma Morton Harvey Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-28729 10-in. 10/10/1923 Charleston Arthur Gibbs and his Gang ; Arthur Gibbs Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-28730 10-in. 10/10/1923 Old-fashioned love Arthur Gibbs and his Gang ; Arthur Gibbs Jazz/dance band lyricist  
Victor B-29189 10-in. 1/8/1924 Old fashioned love Eubie Blake ; Noble Sissle Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor BVE-49781 10-in. 3/13/1929 Shine Boyd Senter ; Senterpedes Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-72617 10-in. 5/4/1932 Old fashioned love in my heart Joe Haymes Orchestra ; Jimmy Underwood Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-75980 10-in. 7/29/1933 Shine King's Jesters Vocal and instrumental ensemble songwriter  
Victor BS-75999 10-in. 8/1/1933 Got that old fashioned love in my heart Herb Cook and his Three Little Words Vocal quartet, with piano songwriter  
Victor BS-77172 10-in. 12/4/1933 All in, down and out Harry Wall Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor BS-80632 10-in. 6/18/1934 Shine Red Nichols ; Pennies ; Songcopators Jazz/dance band, with male vocal ensemble songwriter  
Victor BS-82392 10-in. 5/7/1934 Old fashioned love Mezz Mezzrow Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor BS-94133 10-in. 8/26/1935 Old fashioned love Freddie Jenkins' Harlem Seven ; Jasper Thomas ; Kirby Walker Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet songwriter  
Victor BS-98121 10-in. 11/15/1935 S-H-I-N-E Dolly Dawn and her Dawn Patrol Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo lyricist  
Victor PBS-09646 10-in. 8/16/1937 Piano stomp (Shine) Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor BS-035709 10-in. 4/6/1939 I've got an old fashioned love in my heart Benny Goodman Quartet Jazz/dance quartet, with female vocal solo lyricist  
Victor D9VB-2522 10-in. 11/15/1949 Old fashioned love Four Tunes Male vocal quartet, with instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Columbia 314 10-in. ca. 1901 Good morning, Carrie Artists vary Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Columbia 314 7-in. ca. 1901 Good morning, Carrie Artists vary Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Columbia 360 7-in. ca. 1901-Sept. 1902 Good morning, Carrie Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Columbia 360 10-in. ca. 1901-Sept. 1902 Good morning, Carrie Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Columbia 381 7-in. ca. 1901 Good morning, Carrie Artists vary Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Columbia 381 10-in. ca. 1901-Sept. 1902 Good morning, Carrie Artists vary Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Columbia 873 7-in. ca. 1902 Josephine, my Jo Artists vary Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Columbia 873 10-in. ca. 1902 Josephine, my Jo Artists vary Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Columbia 874 7-in. ca. 1902 Please let me sleep Arthur Collins Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Columbia 874 10-in. ca. 1902 Please let me sleep Artists vary Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Columbia 1857 10-in. ca. Jan.-Oct. 1904 Teasing Artists vary Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 3043 7-in. ca. 1904 Teasing Billy Murray Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Columbia 3216 10-in. ca. Jan.-Sept. 1905 In the shadow of the pyramid Columbia Quartette Male vocal quartet, with piano lyricist  
Columbia 3536 10-in. ca. Oct. 1906 He's a cousin of mine Bert Williams Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 3966 10-in. ca. 1908 The right church, but the wrong pew Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 4156 10-in. ca. Jan.-Sept. 1909 Abraham Lincoln Jones Arthur Collins Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 4470 10-in. ca. Jan.-July 1910 If he comes in, I'm goin' out Arthur Collins Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 19792 10-in. 3/7/1912 That precious little thing called love Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra songwriter  
Columbia 19793 10-in. 3/7/1912 The last shot got him Arthur Collins Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Columbia 45885 10-in. 7/26/1915 Scaddle de mooch George O'Connor Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Columbia 46441 10-in. 2/23/1916 Never let the same bee sting you twice Anne Chandler Female vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Columbia 79826 10-in. 5/6/1921 If you don't want me send me to my ma Mary Stafford Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with jazz/dance band songwriter  
Columbia 81200 10-in. 9/7/1923 Old fashioned love Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Columbia 81791 10-in. 5/23/1924 Shine Van and Schenck Male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 30039 12-in. 9/26/1906 All in, out and down Bert Williams Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 30197 12-in. 12/15/1908 Down among the sugar cane Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Columbia W140514 10-in. 4/10/1925 The original Charleston The Knickerbockers Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Columbia 141201 10-in. 10/27/1925 Everybody's doin' the Charleston now Original Indiana Five Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Columbia W142172 10-in. 5/8/1926 You for me, me for you Dixie Washboard Band ; Shufflin' Sam Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia W148577 10-in. 6/5/1929 Shine Ted Lewis and his Band Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia W149568 10-in. 12/6/1929 Shine Dallas String Band ; Coley Jones String band, with male vocal duet lyricist  
Columbia W151763 10-in. 9/2/1931 Old fashioned love Clyde McCoy Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
OKeh 8757 10-in. Oct. 1924 The last shot got him Chenoweth's Cornfield Symphony Orchestra Instrumental ensemble composer  
OKeh S-72028 10-in. Nov. 1923 Old fashioned love Lawrence Lomax ; Eva Taylor Female-male vocal duet, with instrumental quartet lyricist  
OKeh S-72029 10-in. Nov. 1923 Open your heart Lawrence Lomax ; Eva Taylor Female-male vocal duet, with instrumental quartet songwriter  
OKeh 73736 10-in. 10/25/1925 Everybody's doin' the Charleston Okeh Syncopators Jazz/dance band composer  
OKeh 74253 10-in. 8/11/1926 You for me, me for you (From now on) Alberta Hunter Female vocal solo, with piano songwriter  
OKeh W404421 10-in. 3/9/1931 Shine Louis Armstrong ; Sebastian New Cotton Club Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Brunswick E16493-E16495 10-in. 10/2/1925 The original Charleston Isham Jones Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Brunswick LAE219 10-in. July 1928 Shine Jesse Stafford Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Brunswick 783W-785W 10-in. 5/8/1925 Fly 'round, young ladies, fly 'round (Fly roun' young ladies) Hamtree Harrington Male vocal solo, with ukulele songwriter  
Brunswick 789W-791W 10-in. 5/13/1925 Charleston Selvin’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Brunswick 1130W-1132W 10-in. 8/12/1925 Charleston Tennessee Tooters Jazz/dance band composer  
Edison 9223 10-in. 10/25/1923 Open your heart Charlie Kerr Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Edison 9362 10-in. 2/1/1924 Old fashioned love Broadway Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Mack, Cecil," accessed October 16, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110048.

Mack, Cecil. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 16, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110048.

"Mack, Cecil." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 16 October 2021.

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