Cecil Mack

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

Birth and Death Data: Born November 6, 1883 (New York City), Died August 1, 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 are available for online listening.
= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

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. between January and October 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 Anna 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 Selvin’s Orchestra 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. November 1923 Old fashioned love Lawrence Lomax ; Eva Taylor Female-male vocal duet, with instrumental quartet lyricist  
OKeh S-72029 10-in. November 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  
Brunswick DAL140 10-in. 9/24/1935 Old fashioned love Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys String band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
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  
Gramophone 0LA1293 10-in. 10/15/1936 Shine Stephane Grappelli ; Quintette du Hot Club de France ; Django Reinhardt ; Freddy Taylor Jazz/dance sextet, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia (U.K.) WL265 10-in. 12/14/1925 Charleston Clément Doucet ; Jean Wiener Piano duet composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Mack, Cecil," accessed June 17, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110048.

Mack, Cecil. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 17, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110048.

"Mack, Cecil." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 17 June 2024.

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