Lord Beginner

Egbert Moore (1904–1981), known as Lord Beginner, was a popular calypsonian.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1904, Died 1981

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1937 - 1953

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, composer, songwriter

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-04661 10-in. 2/10/1937 Columbus calypso Braithwaite's Orchestra ; Gorilla Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-017879 10-in. late 1937 She want to get me in matrimony Bert McLean's Jazz Hounds ; Lord Beginner Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor BS-018057 10-in. 1/17/1938 I didn't know she was dancing shango Lord Beginner Dubbed recording : Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, composer  
Victor BS-018061 10-in. 1/17/1938 Pretty woman Bert McLean's Jazz Hounds ; Lord Beginner Dubbed recording : Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer, vocalist  
Decca 72899 10-in. 5/25/1945 Black market Lord Beginner vocalist  
Decca 72900 10-in. 5/25/1945 We cripple the Nazi party Lord Beginner vocalist  
Decca 72901 10-in. 5/25/1945 Freeness Lord Beginner vocalist  
Decca 72902 10-in. 5/25/1945 Mamma Me Belly ah hurt me Lord Beginner vocalist  
Decca 72911 10-in. 5/31/1945 Yankee harvest is over Lord Beginner vocalist  
Decca 72912 10-in. 5/31/1945 Sons and daughters of Africa Lord Beginner vocalist  
Decca 72913 10-in. 5/31/1945 Body line Lord Beginner vocalist  
Decca 72914 10-in. 5/31/1945 You can't tell the old from the new Lord Beginner vocalist  
Decca 91620 10-in. 1/30/1939 After the Bacanal Lord Beginner vocalist  
Decca 91622 10-in. 1/30/1939 Christmas morning the run had Lord Beginner vocalist  
Decca 91623 10-in. 1/30/1939 Don't tickle me Dorothy Lord Beginner ; Lord Executor vocalist  
Decca 91921 10-in. 2/7/1940 Run your run, Hitler Lord Beginner vocalist  
Decca 91930 10-in. 2/8/1940 Second hand girls Lord Beginner vocalist  
Decca 91931 10-in. 2/8/1940 Cocoa tea puzzle to me Lord Beginner vocalist  
Decca 91974 10-in. 2/12/1940 Teener have sympathy Lord Beginner vocalist  
Decca CE 12843 between 1948 and 1950 The dollar and the pound Lord Beginner vocalist  
Decca CE 12870 between 1948 and 1950 Housewives Lord Beginner vocalist  
Decca CE 12871 between 1948 and 1950 General election Lord Beginner vocalist  
Decca CE 14567 1952 or 1953 Love, love, love Lord Beginner vocalist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Lord Beginner," accessed July 18, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110403.

Lord Beginner. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 18, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110403.

"Lord Beginner." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 18 July 2024.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110403

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