J. R. Baxter, Jr.

Jesse Randall Baxter, Jr. (December 8, 1887 – January 29, 1960), known professionally as J.R. Baxter and sometimes referred to as "Pap", was an American Southern Gospel composer and publisher.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1887 (DeKalb County), Died January 21st, 1960 (Dallas)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1927 - 1938

Roles Represented in DAHR: songwriter, lyricist, tenor vocal, composer, piano

Notes: Jesse Randall Baxter, known as "Pap."

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 42 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-41874 10-in. 2/10/1928 Let me live close to thee Stamps Quartet Male vocal quartet, with piano songwriter  
Victor BVE-41878 10-in. 2/11/1928 Jesus is coming, it may be soon Stamps Quartet Male vocal quartet, with piano composer  
Victor BVE-41881 10-in. 2/11/1928 He bore it all Stamps Quartet Male vocal quartet, with piano songwriter  
Victor BVE-47032 10-in. 9/15/1928 On the happy hallelujah side Virgil O. Stamps ; M. L. Yandell Male vocal duet, with piano songwriter  
Victor BVE-47214 10-in. 10/20/1928 God is love Southern Railroad Quartet Male vocal quartet, with piano lyricist  
Victor BVE-47217 10-in. 10/21/1928 Does the pathway lead straight Turkey Mountain Singers Male vocal quartet, with organ composer  
Victor BVE-47218 10-in. 10/21/1928 He will never leave me Turkey Mountain Singers Male vocal quartet, with organ composer  
Victor BVE-47268 10-in. 11/2/1928 Like the rainbow Stamps Quartet Male vocal chorus, with piano songwriter  
Victor BVE-47269 10-in. 11/2/1928 Because I love him Stamps Quartet Male vocal chorus, with piano songwriter  
Victor BVE-47271 10-in. 11/2/1928 Do your best, then wear a smile Stamps Quartet Male vocal chorus, with piano songwriter  
Victor BVE-47275 10-in. 11/2/1928 We'll sing on that shore Palmer Sisters Female vocal trio, with piano songwriter  
Victor BVE-62517 10-in. 5/27/1930 Wonderful voice of Jesus Owen Brothers and Ellis Male vocal quartet, with guitar songwriter  
Victor BVE-62520 10-in. 5/27/1930 Life's ocean waves are rolling on Owen Brothers and Ellis Male vocal quartet, with guitar songwriter  
Victor BVE-70688 10-in. 2/15/1932 The great Redeemer Frank Stamps All Star Quartet Male vocal quartet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-70689 10-in. 2/15/1932 Wonderful love divine Frank Stamps All Star Quartet Male vocal quartet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-70690 10-in. 2/15/1932 Homeward bound Frank Stamps All Star Quartet Male vocal quartet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal, songwriter  
Victor BVE-70691 10-in. 2/15/1932 There is springtime in my soul Frank Stamps All Star Quartet Male vocal quartet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-70692 10-in. 2/15/1932 Skies will be blue Frank Stamps All Star Quartet Male vocal quartet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-70693 10-in. 2/15/1932 Troubles all will end Piedmont Melody Boys Male vocal quartet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal, songwriter  
Victor BVE-70694 10-in. 2/15/1932 I want to hear him call my name Frank Stamps All Star Quartet Male vocal quartet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal, songwriter  
Victor BVE-70695 10-in. 2/15/1932 Dreaming alone in the twilight Frank Stamps All Star Quartet Male vocal quartet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-70696 10-in. 2/16/1932 I'm finding glory Frank Stamps All Star Quartet Male vocal quartet, with female vocal solo and piano vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BVE-70697 10-in. 2/16/1932 Tell him now Piedmont Melody Boys Male vocal quartet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-70698 10-in. 2/16/1932 Dreams of the past Frank Stamps All Star Quartet Male vocal quartet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal, composer, lyricist  
Victor BVE-70699 10-in. 2/16/1932 I ain't gonna let Satan turn me 'roun' Frank Stamps All Star Quartet Male vocal quartet, with female vocal solo and piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
(Results 1-25 of 42 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Baxter, J. R., Jr.," accessed August 14, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111581.

Baxter, J. R., Jr.. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 14, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111581.

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