Rusty Draper

Farrell Haliday "Rusty" Draper (January 25, 1923 – March 28, 2003) was an American country and pop singer who achieved his greatest success in the 1950s.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 25th, 1923 (Kirksville, Missouri), Died March 28th, 2003 (Bellevue)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1939

Roles Represented in DAHR: guitar, vocalist, composer, songwriter

Notes: His composer attribution and performances are sometimes credited in Victor ledgers and on disc labels as his original name, Farrell Draper.

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-044333 10-in. 12/8/1939 Drifting sands Sons of the Ozarks String band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-044334 10-in. 12/8/1939 I'm from Missouri Sons of the Ozarks String band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist, composer  
Victor BS-044335 10-in. 12/8/1939 Ozark kitchen sweat Sons of the Ozarks String band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-044336 10-in. 12/8/1939 Lone star pony Sons of the Ozarks String band, with male vocal trio instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist, songwriter  
Victor BS-044337 10-in. 12/8/1939 The ghost song Sons of the Ozarks String band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-044338 10-in. 12/8/1939 Mountain mother of mine Sons of the Ozarks String band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist, composer  
Victor BS-044339 10-in. 12/8/1939 Plantation blues Sons of the Ozarks String band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-044340 10-in. 12/8/1939 Bluin' in E minor Sons of the Ozarks String band instrumentalist, guitar, composer  
Victor BS-044341 10-in. 12/8/1939 The story of the Websters and the McGuires Sons of the Ozarks String band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist, composer  
Victor BS-044342 10-in. 12/8/1939 My sweet Irene from Illinois Sons of the Ozarks String band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist, composer  
Victor BS-044343 10-in. 12/8/1939 When Beulah did the hula in Missoula Sons of the Ozarks String band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist, songwriter  
Victor BS-044344 10-in. 12/8/1939 Little pony, travel on to Arizona Sons of the Ozarks String band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist, composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Draper, Rusty," accessed July 30, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110871.

Draper, Rusty. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 30, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110871.

"Draper, Rusty." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 30 July 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110871

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