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 101-125 of 125 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
OKeh W405030 10-in. 10/26/1931 My fickle sweetheart Branch and Coleman Female vocal solo, with violin, banjo, and guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
OKeh W405031 10-in. 10/26/1931 (I'm so lonely) Since my darling went away Branch and Coleman Female-male vocal duet, with violin, banjo, and guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
OKeh W405032 10-in. 10/26/1931 Mother's always waiting Branch and Coleman Female vocal solo, with violin, banjo, and guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
OKeh W405033 10-in. 10/26/1931 Telegraph shack Branch and Coleman Female-male vocal duet, with violin, banjo, and guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
OKeh W405034 10-in. 10/26/1931 My sweet little clover Branch and Coleman Female vocal solo, with violin, banjo, and guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
OKeh W405035 10-in. 10/26/1931 Someone Branch and Coleman Female vocal solo, with violin, banjo, and guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
OKeh W405036 10-in. 10/26/1931 My free-wheelin' baby Branch and Coleman Mixed vocal trio, with violin, banjo, and guitar instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
OKeh W405037 10-in. 10/26/1931 They all got a wife but me Branch and Coleman Female-male vocal duet, with violin, banjo, and guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
Brunswick E29798 10-in. 5/11/1929 A trip to New York Allegheny Highlanders Orchestra arranger  
Brunswick E29799 10-in. 5/11/1929 A trip to New York Allegheny Highlanders Orchestra arranger  
Brunswick E29900 10-in. 5/11/1929 A trip to New York Allegheny Highlanders Orchestra arranger  
Brunswick E29901 10-in. 5/11/1929 A trip to New York Allegheny Highlanders Orchestra arranger  
Brunswick AL268-AL269 10-in. 2/16/1928 The Bluefield murder Roy Harvey ; North Carolina Ramblers Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal duet vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, leader  
Brunswick AL270-AL271 10-in. 2/16/1928 I’ll be there, Mary dear Roy Harvey ; North Carolina Ramblers Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal duet vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, leader  
Brunswick AL272-AL273 10-in. 2/16/1928 [Unknown title(s)] Roy Harvey ; North Carolina Ramblers Vocal and instrumental ensemble leader  
Brunswick AL274-AL275 10-in. 2/16/1928 What is home without love Roy Harvey ; North Carolina Ramblers Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal duet vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, leader  
Brunswick AL276-AL277 10-in. 2/16/1928 As we parted at the gate Roy Harvey ; North Carolina Ramblers Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal duet vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, leader  
Brunswick AL278-AL279 10-in. 2/16/1928 There’s a mother old and gray who needs me now Roy Harvey ; North Carolina Ramblers Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal duet vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, leader  
Brunswick AL280-AL281 10-in. 2/16/1928 There’ll come a time Roy Harvey ; North Carolina Ramblers Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, leader  
Brunswick AL282-AL283 10-in. 2/16/1928 Sweet refrain Roy Harvey ; North Carolina Ramblers Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, leader  
Brunswick AL284-AL285 10-in. 2/16/1928 Budded roses Roy Harvey ; North Carolina Ramblers Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal duet vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, leader  
Brunswick AL286-AL287 10-in. 2/16/1928 [Unknown title(s)] Roy Harvey ; North Carolina Ramblers Vocal and instrumental ensemble leader  
Brunswick AL288-AL289 10-in. 2/16/1928 Take me back to home and Mother Roy Harvey ; North Carolina Ramblers Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal duet vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, leader  
Brunswick AL290-AL291 10-in. 2/16/1928 George Collins Roy Harvey ; North Carolina Ramblers Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal duet vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, leader  
Brunswick E25622-E25623 10-in. 12/15/1927 Give my love to Nell, O! Jack Robert A. Gardner ; Lester McFarland Male vocal duet, with guitar, mandolin, and harmonica lyricist, composer  
(Results 101-125 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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