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 76-100 of 125 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia W149907 10-in. 1/23/1930 It's movin' day North Carolina Ramblers ; Charlie Poole Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin), banjo, and guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W149908 10-in. 1/23/1930 Southern medley Roy Harvey ; Charlie Poole Banjo and guitar duet instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W149909 10-in. 1/23/1930 Honeysuckle Roy Harvey ; Charlie Poole Violin, banjo, and guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W150337 10-in. 4/22/1930 Greasy wagon Leonard Copeland ; Roy Harvey Guitar duet instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W150338 10-in. 4/22/1930 Mother's waltz Leonard Copeland ; Roy Harvey Guitar duet instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W150339 10-in. 4/22/1930 Monroe County blues Leonard Copeland ; Roy Harvey Guitar duet instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W150340 10-in. 4/22/1930 Back to the Blue Ridge Leonard Copeland ; Roy Harvey Guitar duet instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W150341 10-in. 4/22/1930 Down the trail to home sweet home Roy Harper ; Earl Shirkey Male vocal solo, with guitar and yodeling vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W150342 10-in. 4/22/1930 The pal that I love Roy Harper ; Earl Shirkey Male vocal solo, with guitar and yodeling vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W150344 10-in. 4/22/1930 Peggy O'Neil Roy Harper ; Earl Shirkey Male vocal solo, with guitar and yodeling vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W150345 10-in. 4/22/1930 When I lost you Roy Harper ; Earl Shirkey Male vocal solo, with guitar and yodeling vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W150352 10-in. 4/22/1930 Learning MacFayden to dance Roy Harper ; Earl Shirkey Male vocal solo, with guitar and yodeling vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W150353 10-in. 4/22/1930 Eileen Roy Harper ; Earl Shirkey Male vocal solo, with guitar and yodeling vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W150354 10-in. 4/22/1930 Lamp-lighting time in the valley Roy Harvey Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W150355 10-in. 4/22/1930 There's a mother old and gray Roy Harvey Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W150773 10-in. 9/9/1930 Good-bye sweet Liza Jane North Carolina Ramblers ; Charlie Poole Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W150774 10-in. 9/9/1930 Look before you leap North Carolina Ramblers ; Charlie Poole Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W150775 10-in. 9/9/1930 One moonlight night North Carolina Ramblers ; Charlie Poole Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W150776 10-in. 9/9/1930 Little doctor fell in the well North Carolina Ramblers ; Charlie Poole Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W150777 10-in. 9/9/1930 Just keep waiting till the good time comes North Carolina Ramblers ; Charlie Poole Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W150778 10-in. 9/9/1930 Mother's last farewell kiss North Carolina Ramblers ; Charlie Poole Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W150779 10-in. 9/9/1930 Milwaukee blues North Carolina Ramblers ; Charlie Poole Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W150780 10-in. 9/9/1930 Where the whippoorwill is whispering goodnight North Carolina Ramblers ; Charlie Poole Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W150781 10-in. 9/9/1930 Just good-bye I am going home Roy Harvey Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W150782 10-in. 9/9/1930 The Lilly reunion Roy Harvey Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
(Results 76-100 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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