Chic Johnson

Harold Ogden "Chic" Johnson (March 15, 1891 – February 28, 1962) was the barrel-chested half of the American comedy team of Olsen and Johnson, known for his strangely infectious, high-pitched "Woo-Woo" laugh.

Birth and Death Data: Born March 15, 1891 (Chicago), Died February 2, 1962 (Las Vegas)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1923 - 1924

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist, songwriter


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-30642 10-in. 8/15/1924 Knock at the door Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor D9VB-1946 10-in. 9/29/1949 Oh gee, oh gosh, oh golly i'm in love Eddie Cantor Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble lyricist  
OKeh S-71638 10-in. 6/19/1923 Oh! Gee, oh! Gosh, oh! Golly, I'm in love Ernest Hare ; Billy Jones ; Rega Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet lyricist  


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Johnson, Chic. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 25, 2022, from

"Johnson, Chic." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 25 January 2022.

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