Roy Harvey

Roy Cecil Harvey (March 24, 1892 – July 11, 1958) was an American old time guitar player, singer and songwriter. He was the guitarist with Charlie Poole and the North Carolina Ramblers and also recorded on his own, appearing on more than 200 records between 1926 and 1931.

Birth and Death Data: Born March 24th, 1892 (Monroe County), Died July 11th, 1958

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1926 - 1931

Roles Represented in DAHR: guitar, vocalist, leader, composer, arranger, lyricist, speaker

Recordings (Results 51-75 of 125 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia W148472 10-in. 5/6/1929 Baltimore fire North Carolina Ramblers ; Charlie Poole Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin), banjo, and guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W148474 10-in. 5/7/1929 Wayward boy North Carolina Ramblers ; Charlie Poole Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin), banjo, and guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W148475 10-in. 5/6/1929 Sweet sunny South North Carolina Ramblers ; Charlie Poole Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin), banjo, and guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W148476 10-in. 5/7/1929 He rambled North Carolina Ramblers ; Charlie Poole Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin), banjo, and guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W148477 10-in. 5/7/1929 The mother's plea for her son North Carolina Ramblers ; Charlie Poole Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin), banjo, and guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W149216 10-in. 10/22/1929 Just pickin' Leonard Copeland ; Roy Harvey Guitar duet instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W149217 10-in. 10/22/1929 Beckley rag Leonard Copeland ; Roy Harvey Guitar duet instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W149218 10-in. 10/22/1929 Underneath the sugar moon Leonard Copeland ; Roy Harvey Guitar duet instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W149219 10-in. 10/22/1929 Lonesome weary blues Leonard Copeland ; Roy Harvey Guitar duet instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W149226 10-in. 10/22/1929 The Virginian strike of '23 Roy Harper ; Earl Shirkey Male vocal solo, with guitar and yodeling vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W149227 10-in. 10/22/1929 The little lost child Roy Harper ; Earl Shirkey Male vocal solo, with guitar and yodeling vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W149228 10-in. 10/22/1929 My yodeling sweetheart Roy Harper ; Earl Shirkey Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin), guitar, and yodeling instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W149229 10-in. 10/22/1929 I'm longing to belong to someone Roy Harper ; Earl Shirkey Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin), guitar, and yodeling instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W149230 10-in. 10/22/1929 We have moonshine in the West Virginia hills Roy Harper ; Earl Shirkey Male vocal solo, with guitar and yodeling vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W149231 10-in. 10/22/1929 A hobo's pal Roy Harper ; Earl Shirkey Male vocal solo, with guitar and yodeling vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W149237 10-in. 10/22/1929 Prison sorrows Weaver Brothers Male vocal trio, with 2 guitars instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Columbia W149238 10-in. 10/22/1929 Raleigh County rag Weaver Brothers String Band String band instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W149239 10-in. 10/22/1929 Homesick boy Weaver Brothers String Band String band instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W149900 10-in. 1/23/1930 Sweet sixteen North Carolina Ramblers ; Charlie Poole Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin), banjo, and guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W149901 10-in. 1/23/1930 My gypsy girl North Carolina Ramblers ; Charlie Poole Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin), banjo, and guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W149902 10-in. 1/23/1930 Only girl I ever loved North Carolina Ramblers ; Charlie Poole Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin), banjo, and guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W149903 10-in. 1/23/1930 I left my German home North Carolina Ramblers ; Charlie Poole Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin), banjo, and guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W149904 10-in. 1/23/1930 Write a letter to my mother North Carolina Ramblers ; Charlie Poole Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin), banjo, and guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W149905 10-in. 1/23/1930 When I'm far away North Carolina Ramblers ; Charlie Poole Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin), banjo, and guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W149906 10-in. 1/23/1930 If the river was whisky North Carolina Ramblers ; Charlie Poole Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin), banjo, and guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
(Results 51-75 of 125 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Harvey, Roy," accessed November 24, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111424.

Harvey, Roy. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 24, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111424.

"Harvey, Roy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 24 November 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111424

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