Jack Lathrop

Jack Lathrop (né John Marcus Lathrop; 11 May 1913 Sherburne, New York – 9 January 1987 Stonington, Connecticut) was an American vocalist and guitarist with (i) the jazz trio Tune Twisters from 1934 to 1940, (ii) Glenn Miller from 1940 until the end of May 1941, and (iii) Hal McIntyre in 1942. After World War II, beginning around 1947, Lathrop was leader of the Drug Store Cowboys who, on the RCA Victor label, had several hits boosted in part by the Petrillo recording ban.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1913, Died January 9th, 1987

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1940 - 1942

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

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 73 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-048963 10-in. 4/28/1940 Pennsylvania six-five thousand Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-048964 10-in. 4/28/1940 Bugle call rag Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-048965 10-in. 4/28/1940 The nearness of you Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-048966 10-in. 4/28/1940 W. P. A. Tex Beneke ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal ensemble instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-048967 10-in. 4/28/1940 Mister Meadowlark Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Jack Lathrop Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-048968 10-in. 4/28/1940 My blue heaven Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-053130 10-in. 6/13/1940 When the swallows come back to Capistrano Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-053131 10-in. 6/13/1940 A million dreams ago Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Eddy Howard Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-053132 10-in. 6/13/1940 Blueberry Hill Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-053133 10-in. 6/13/1940 A cabana in Havana Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Marion Hutton Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-053134 10-in. 6/13/1940 Be happy Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Marion Hutton Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-055501 10-in. 8/8/1940 The call of the canyon Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-055502 10-in. 8/8/1940 Our love affair Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-055503 10-in. 8/8/1940 Crosstown Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Jack Lathrop Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-055504 10-in. 8/8/1940 What's your story, morning glory Tex Beneke ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-055515 10-in. 8/14/1940 Fifth Avenue Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Marion Hutton Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-055516 10-in. 8/14/1940 I wouldn't take a million Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-055517 10-in. 8/14/1940 A handful of stars Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-055518 10-in. 8/14/1940 Old black Joe Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-055579 10-in. 9/3/1940 Yesterthoughts Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-055580 10-in. 9/3/1940 Falling leaves Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-055581 10-in. 9/3/1940 Shadows on the sand Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-055582 10-in. 9/3/1940 Goodbye, little darlin', goodbye Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-056106 10-in. 9/12/1940 Five o'clock whistle Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Marion Hutton Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-056107 10-in. 9/12/1940 Beat me Daddy, eight to a bar Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Jack Lathrop Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
(Results 1-25 of 73 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Lathrop, Jack," accessed October 25, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111090.

Lathrop, Jack. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 25, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111090.

"Lathrop, Jack." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 25 October 2021.

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