Frankie Half Pint Jaxon

Frankie "Half-Pint" Jaxon, born Frank Devera Jackson (March 3, 1896 or 1897 – May 15, 1953), was an African American vaudeville singer, stage designer and comedian, popular in the 1920s and 1930s.

Birth and Death Data: Born February 3, 1895 (Montgomery), Died January 1, 1944 (Los Angeles)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1926 - 1940

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, composer, lyricist, arranger, songwriter, speaker

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Recordings (Results 51-75 of 77 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 62425 10-in. 7/20/1937 No need knockin' on the blind Frankie Half Pint Jaxon vocalist  
Decca 62438 10-in. 7/22/1937 In my miz Prince Budda and his Boys vocalist  
Decca 62439 10-in. 7/22/1937 When a woman gets the blues Prince Budda and his Boys vocalist  
Decca 63664 10-in. 4/22/1938 She loves so good Frankie Half Pint Jaxon vocalist  
Decca 63665 10-in. 4/22/1938 Riff it Frankie Half Pint Jaxon vocalist  
Decca 63666 10-in. 4/22/1938 Some sweet day Frankie Half Pint Jaxon vocalist  
Decca 63667 10-in. 4/22/1938 I'm gonna steal you Frankie Half Pint Jaxon vocalist  
Decca 63668 10-in. 4/22/1938 I knocks myself out Frankie Half Pint Jaxon vocalist  
Decca 63669 10-in. 4/22/1938 They put the big britches on me Frankie Half Pint Jaxon vocalist  
Decca 65607 10-in. 5/19/1939 Don't pan me (Please don't talk about me when I'm gone) Frankie Half Pint Jaxon vocalist  
Decca 65608 10-in. 5/19/1939 Callin' Corrine Frankie Half Pint Jaxon vocalist  
Decca 65609 10-in. 5/19/1939 You can't put that monkey on my back Frankie Half Pint Jaxon vocalist  
Decca 65610 10-in. 5/19/1939 Fan it boogie woogie Frankie Half Pint Jaxon vocalist  
Decca 67271 10-in. 3/5/1940 When they play them blues Frankie Half Pint Jaxon vocalist  
Decca 67272 10-in. 3/5/1940 Something's goin' on wrong Frankie Half Pint Jaxon vocalist  
Decca 67273 10-in. 3/5/1940 Wasn't it nice Frankie Half Pint Jaxon vocalist  
Decca 67274 10-in. 3/5/1940 You know jam don't shake Frankie Half Pint Jaxon vocalist  
Decca 67565 10-in. 4/17/1940 Let me ride your train Frankie Half Pint Jaxon vocalist  
Decca 67566 10-in. 4/17/1940 Be your natural self Frankie Half Pint Jaxon vocalist  
Decca 67567 10-in. 4/17/1940 Turn over Frankie Half Pint Jaxon vocalist  
Decca 67568 10-in. 4/17/1940 Take off them hips Frankie Half Pint Jaxon vocalist  
Decca 67569 10-in. 4/17/1940 Gimme a pig's foot and a bottle of beer Frankie Half Pint Jaxon vocalist  
Decca 67570 10-in. 4/17/1940 You can't tell Frankie Half Pint Jaxon vocalist  
Decca 91130 10-in. 3/12/1937 The dirty dozens Frankie Half Pint Jaxon vocalist  
Decca 91131 10-in. 3/12/1937 She brings me down Frankie Half Pint Jaxon vocalist  
(Results 51-75 of 77 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Jaxon, Frankie Half Pint," accessed June 10, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110354.

Jaxon, Frankie Half Pint. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 10, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110354.

"Jaxon, Frankie Half Pint." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 10 June 2023.

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