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 76-77 of 77 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 91132 10-in. 3/12/1937 Take it easy greasy Frankie Half Pint Jaxon vocalist  
Decca 91133 10-in. 3/12/1937 Wet it Frankie Half Pint Jaxon vocalist  
(Results 76-77 of 77 records)


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