Jim Jackson

Jim Jackson (June 1876 – December 18, 1933) was an African-American blues and hokum singer, songster, and guitarist, whose recordings in the late 1920s were popular and influential on later musicians.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1884 (Mississippi), Died 1933 (Mississippi)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1927 - 1930

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, composer, lyricist

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 62 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-41800 10-in. 1/30/1928 My Monday woman blues Jim Jackson Male vocal solo, with guitar (self-accompaniment) vocalist, composer, lyricist  
Victor BVE-41801 10-in. 1/30/1928 My Mobile Central blues Jim Jackson Male vocal solo, with guitar (self-accompaniment) vocalist, composer, lyricist  
Victor BVE-41802 10-in. 1/30/1928 I heard the voice of a pork chop Jim Jackson Male vocal solo, with guitar (self-accompaniment) vocalist, composer, lyricist  
Victor BVE-41827 10-in. 2/2/1928 Old dog Blue Jim Jackson Male vocal solo, with guitar (self-accompaniment) vocalist, composer, lyricist  
Victor BVE-41882 10-in. 2/11/1928 Kansas City blues Snooks Friedman Memphis Stompers Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BVE-41904 10-in. 2/14/1928 Bootlegging blues Jim Jackson Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist  
Victor BVE-41905 10-in. 2/14/1928 Policy blues Jim Jackson Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist  
Victor BVE-45416 10-in. 8/27/1928 I'm wild about my lovin' Jim Jackson Male vocal solo, with guitar (self-accompaniment) vocalist, composer  
Victor BVE-45417 10-in. 8/27/1928 This morning she was gone Jim Jackson Male vocal solo, with guitar (self-accompaniment) vocalist, composer  
Victor BVE-45418 10-in. 8/28/1928 What a time Jim Jackson Male vocal solo, with guitar (self-accompaniment) vocalist, composer  
Victor BVE-45423 10-in. 8/28/1928 This ain't no place for me Jim Jackson Male vocal solo, with guitar (self-accompaniment) vocalist, composer  
Victor BVE-45434 10-in. 8/29/1928 I'm gonna move to Louisiana Jim Jackson Male vocal solo, with guitar (self-accompaniment) vocalist, composer  
Victor BVE-45435 10-in. 8/29/1928 I'm gonna move to Louisiana Jim Jackson Male vocal solo, with guitar (self-accompaniment) vocalist, composer  
Victor BVE-45474 10-in. 9/4/1928 Traveling man Jim Jackson Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, composer  
Victor BVE-45475 10-in. 9/4/1928 Going 'round the mountain Jim Jackson Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, composer  
Victor BVE-45492 10-in. 9/7/1928 Bye, bye, policeman Jim Jackson Male vocal solo, with guitar (self-accompaniment) vocalist, composer  
Victor BVE-45493 10-in. 9/7/1928 Long gone Jim Jackson Male vocal solo, with guitar (self-accompaniment) vocalist, composer  
Victor BVE-47090 10-in. 9/24/1928 Good-bye boys Jim Jackson Male vocal solo, with guitar (self-accompaniment) vocalist  
Victor BVE-47091 10-in. 9/24/1928 Black but sweet Jim Jackson Male vocal solo, with guitar (self-accompaniment) vocalist, composer  
Victor BVE-47113 10-in. 10/2/1928 Kansas City blues DeFord Bailey ; Harmonica solo composer  
Columbia W145560 10-in. 1/21/1928 Kansas City blues Willie Jackson Male vocal solo ("blues singer"), with guitar and piano composer, lyricist  
OKeh W82092 10-in. 12/17/1927 Kansas City blues Lonnie Johnson Male vocal solo, with guitar and piano composer, lyricist  
OKeh W82093 10-in. 12/17/1927 Kansas City blues Lonnie Johnson Male vocal solo, with guitar and piano composer, lyricist  
Brunswick C1647 10-in. 1/22/1928 My Monday blues Jim Jackson Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, composer, lyricist  
Brunswick C3494 10-in. 5/15/1929 Hey mama—It’s nice like that Jim Jackson Male vocal solo, with guitar and piano vocalist  
(Results 1-25 of 62 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Jackson, Jim," accessed July 29, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110265.

Jackson, Jim. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 29, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110265.

"Jackson, Jim." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 29 July 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110265

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