Tom Darby

Birth and Death Data: Died 1971

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1927 - 1932

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

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-69365 10-in. 5/27/1931 She's waiting for me Georgia Wildcats Male vocal duet, with banjo and guitar composer, lyricist, vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-69378 10-in. 5/29/1931 The bootlegger song Georgia Wildcats Male vocal duet, with banjo and guitar composer, instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist, lyricist  
Victor BVE-69379 10-in. 5/29/1931 The monkey song Georgia Wildcats Male vocal duet, with banjo and guitar composer, instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist, lyricist  
Victor BVE-69380 10-in. 5/29/1931 Goin' down that lonesome "Frisco Line" Georgia Wildcats Male vocal duet, with banjo and guitar composer, instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist, lyricist  
Victor BVE-69398 10-in. 5/30/1931 Broke man blues Georgia Wildcats Male vocal duet, with banjo and guitar lyricist, vocalist, composer, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-69399 10-in. 5/30/1931 High sheriff from Georgia Georgia Wildcats Male vocal duet, with banjo and guitar vocalist, lyricist, composer, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-71627 10-in. 2/28/1932 Thirteen years in Kilbie prison Darby & Tarlton Male vocal duet, with 2 guitars vocalist, songwriter, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-71628 10-in. 2/29/1932 Once I had a fortune Darby & Tarlton Male vocal duet, with 2 guitars vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W143902 10-in. 4/5/1927 Down in Florida on a hog Darby & Tarlton Male vocal duet, with guitar and steel guitar instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Columbia W143903 10-in. 4/5/1927 Birmingham town Darby & Tarlton Male vocal duet, with guitar and steel guitar instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Columbia W145202 10-in. 11/10/1927 Birmingham Jail Darby & Tarlton Male vocal duet, with guitar and steel guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W145203 10-in. 11/10/1927 Columbus stockade blues Darby & Tarlton Male vocal duet, with guitar and steel guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W145204 10-in. 11/10/1927 Gamblin' Jim Darby & Tarlton Male vocal duet, with guitar and steel guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W145205 10-in. 11/10/1927 Lonesome in the pines Darby & Tarlton Male vocal duet, with guitar and steel guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W146042 10-in. 4/12/1928 After the ball Tom Darby ; Jimmie Tarlton Male vocal duet, with guitar and steel guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W146043 10-in. 4/12/1928 I can't tell why I love you Tom Darby ; Jimmie Tarlton Male vocal duet, with guitar and steel guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W146044 10-in. 4/12/1928 Irish police Tom Darby ; Jimmie Tarlton Male vocal duet, with guitar and steel guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W146045 10-in. 4/12/1928 Hobo tramp Tom Darby ; Jimmie Tarlton Male vocal duet, with guitar and steel guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W146046 10-in. 4/12/1928 Alto waltz Tom Darby ; Jimmie Tarlton Male vocal solo, with guitar and steel guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W146047 10-in. 4/12/1928 Sleeping in the manger Tom Darby ; Jimmie Tarlton Male vocal duet, with guitar and steel guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W146048 10-in. 4/12/1928 Daddy won't have no easy rider here Tom Darby ; Jimmie Tarlton Male vocal duet, with guitar and steel guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W146049 10-in. 4/12/1928 Mexican rag Tom Darby ; Jimmie Tarlton Male vocal solo, with guitar and steel guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W147358 10-in. 10/31/1928 Birmingham Jail no. 2 Tom Darby ; Jimmie Tarlton Male vocal duet, with guitar and steel guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W147359 10-in. 10/31/1928 The Rainbow Division Tom Darby ; Jimmie Tarlton Male vocal duet, with guitar and steel guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W147360 10-in. 10/31/1928 Country girl valley Tom Darby ; Jimmie Tarlton Male vocal solo, with guitar and steel guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W147361 10-in. 10/31/1928 Lonesome railroad Tom Darby ; Jimmie Tarlton Male vocal solo, with guitar, steel guitar, and humming instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W147366 10-in. 10/31/1928 If you ever learn to love me Tom Darby ; Jimmie Tarlton Male vocal solo, with guitar and steel guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W147367 10-in. 10/31/1928 If I had listened to my mother Tom Darby ; Jimmie Tarlton Male vocal duet, with guitar and steel guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W147368 10-in. 10/31/1928 Travelling yodel blues Tom Darby ; Jimmie Tarlton Male vocal duet, with guitar, steel guitar, and yodeling vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, yodeling  
Columbia W147369 10-in. 10/31/1928 Heavy hearted blues Tom Darby ; Jimmie Tarlton Male vocal solo, with guitar and steel guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W148293 10-in. 4/15/1929 New York hobo Tom Darby ; Jimmie Tarlton Male vocal duet, with guitar and steel guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W148294 10-in. 4/15/1929 All bound down in Texas Tom Darby ; Jimmie Tarlton Male vocal duet, with guitar and steel guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W148295 10-in. 4/15/1929 Touring yodel blues Tom Darby ; Jimmie Tarlton Male vocal solo, with guitar, steel guitar, and yodeling vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, yodeling  
Columbia W148296 10-in. 4/15/1929 Slow wicked blues Tom Darby ; Jimmie Tarlton Male vocal solo, with guitar, steel guitar, and yodeling instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W148297 10-in. 4/15/1929 Black Jack moonshine Tom Darby ; Jimmie Tarlton Male vocal duet, with guitar and steel guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W148298 10-in. 4/15/1929 Ain't gonna marry no more Tom Darby ; Jimmie Tarlton Male vocal solo, with guitar and steel guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W148303 10-in. 4/15/1929 Down in the old cherry orchard Tom Darby ; Jimmie Tarlton Male vocal duet, with guitar and steel guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W148304 10-in. 4/15/1929 When the bluebirds nest again Tom Darby ; Jimmie Tarlton Male vocal duet, with guitar and steel guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W148305 10-in. 4/15/1929 Beggar Joe Tom Darby ; Jimmie Tarlton Male vocal solo, with guitar, steel guitar, and yodeling instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W148306 10-in. 4/15/1929 When you're far away from home Tom Darby ; Jimmie Tarlton Male vocal duet and yodeling, with guitar and steel guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, yodeling  
Columbia W148307 10-in. 4/15/1929 Birmingham rag Tom Darby ; Jimmie Tarlton Male vocal duet, with guitar and steel guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W148308 10-in. 4/15/1929 Sweet Sarah blues Tom Darby ; Jimmie Tarlton Male vocal solo, with guitar, steel guitar, and yodeling instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W149308 10-in. 10/31/1929 Where the River Shannon flows Tom Darby ; Jimmie Tarleton Male vocal duet, with guitar and steel guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W149309 10-in. 10/31/1929 Little Bessie Tom Darby ; Jimmie Tarleton Male vocal duet, with guitar and steel guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W149310 10-in. 10/31/1929 I left her at the river Tom Darby ; Jimmie Tarleton Male vocal duet, with guitar and steel guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W149311 10-in. 10/31/1929 Jack and May Tom Darby ; Jimmie Tarleton Male vocal duet, with guitar and steel guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W149312 10-in. 10/31/1929 Captain won't you let me go home Tom Darby ; Jimmie Tarleton Male vocal duet, with guitar and steel guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W149313 10-in. 10/31/1929 The blue and the gray Tom Darby ; Jimmie Tarleton Male vocal duet, with guitar and steel guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W149322 10-in. 10/31/1929 Going back to my Texas home Tom Darby ; Jimmie Tarleton Male vocal duet, with guitar and steel guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W149323 10-in. 10/31/1929 The whistling songbird Tom Darby ; Jimmie Tarleton Male vocal duet, with guitar and steel guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W149324 10-in. 10/31/1929 Freight train ramble Tom Darby ; Jimmie Tarleton Male vocal duet, with guitar and steel guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W149325 10-in. 10/31/1929 Lonesome Frisco line Tom Darby ; Jimmie Tarleton Male vocal duet, with guitar and steel guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W149326 10-in. 10/31/1929 Down among the sugar cane Tom Darby ; Jimmie Tarleton Male vocal duet, with guitar and steel guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W149327 10-in. 10/31/1929 What is home without love? Tom Darby ; Jimmie Tarleton Male vocal duet, with guitar and steel guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W150247 10-in. 4/16/1930 Black sheep Tom Darby ; Jimmie Tarlton Male vocal duet, with guitar and steel guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W150248 10-in. 4/16/1930 Little Ola Tom Darby ; Jimmie Tarlton Male vocal duet, with guitar and steel guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W150249 10-in. 4/16/1930 Once I had a sweetheart Tom Darby ; Jimmie Tarlton Male vocal solo, with guitar and steel guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W150250 10-in. 4/16/1930 The maple on the hill Tom Darby ; Jimmie Tarlton Male vocal solo, with guitar and steel guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W150251 10-in. 4/16/1930 My father died a drunkard Tom Darby ; Jimmie Tarlton Male vocal solo, with guitar, steel guitar, and yodeling instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W150252 10-in. 4/16/1930 Frankie Dean Tom Darby ; Jimmie Tarlton Male vocal duet, with guitar and steel guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W150263 10-in. 4/17/1930 Pork chops Tom Darby ; Jimmie Tarlton Male vocal duet, with guitar and steel guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W150264 10-in. 4/17/1930 On the banks of a lonely river Tom Darby ; Jimmie Tarlton Male vocal solo, with guitar and steel guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W150265 10-in. 4/17/1930 Faithless husband Tom Darby ; Jimmie Tarlton Male vocal solo, with guitar, steel guitar, and yodeling instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W150266 10-in. 4/17/1930 Hard time blues Tom Darby ; Jimmie Tarlton Male vocal solo, with guitar and steel guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W150267 10-in. 4/17/1930 Rising sun blues Tom Darby ; Jimmie Tarlton Male vocal solo, with guitar, steel guitar, and yodeling instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W150268 10-in. 4/17/1930 My little blue heaven Tom Darby ; Jimmie Tarlton Male vocal solo, with guitar and steel guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
OKeh W81342 10-in. 9/19/1927 High sheriff Aiken County String Band String band, with calls lyricist, composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Darby, Tom," accessed October 20, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111457.

Darby, Tom. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 20, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111457.

"Darby, Tom." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 20 October 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111457

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