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

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1940 - 1942

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

Recordings

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-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-075572 10-in. 7/22/1942 This is the Army, Mister Jones Hal McIntyre Orchestra ; Jack Lathrop Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Lathrop, Jack," accessed October 24, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111090.

Lathrop, Jack. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 24, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111090.

"Lathrop, Jack." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 24 October 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111090

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