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 December 8, 1887 (DeKalb County), Died January 21, 1960 (Dallas)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1927 - 1950

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

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

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Recordings (Results 26-50 of 54 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-99100 10-in. 2/13/1936 Troubles all will end Majestic Male Ouartet Male vocal quartet, with piano songwriter  
Victor BS-027634 10-in. 9/29/1938 Farther along Charlie Monroe’s Boys Male vocal duet, with mandolin and 2 guitars songwriter  
Victor BS-056551 10-in. 10/12/1940 I'm gonna be in that glad band Jones Brothers Trio Male vocal trio, with accordion songwriter  
Victor E0VB-4038 10-in. 3/28/1950 I'm glad my saviour is willing Harmoneers Quartet Male vocal quartet, with piano songwriter  
Columbia W145308 10-in. 12/2/1927 In the city where there is no night Stamps Quartet Male vocal quartet, with guitar lyricist  
Columbia W145309 10-in. 12/2/1927 I am going over there Stamps Quartet Male vocal quartet, with guitar lyricist  
Columbia W147550 10-in. 12/3/1928 Coming Stamps Quartet Male vocal quartet, with guitar composer  
Columbia W149518 10-in. 12/4/1929 He keeps my soul Corley Family Mixed vocal ensemble, with guitar lyricist  
Columbia W149522 10-in. 12/4/1929 I worship the Lord Owen Brothers and Ellis Male vocal quartet, with guitar lyricist  
Columbia W149523 10-in. 12/4/1929 I am o'ershadowed by love Owen Brothers and Ellis Male vocal quartet, with guitar lyricist  
Columbia W149524 10-in. 12/4/1929 I want to do my best Owen Brothers and Ellis Male vocal quartet, with guitar lyricist  
Columbia W151940 10-in. 10/26/1931 I want to hear Him call my name Stringfellow Quartet Male vocal quartet, with piano songwriter  
Columbia CO41620 10-in. 7/30/1949 On and on we walk together Chuck Wagon Gang Mixed vocal quartet, with guitar songwriter  
Columbia CO45881 10-in. 5/7/1951 Farther along The Johnson Family Singers Mixed vocal chorus, with guitar arranger  
OKeh W402777 10-in. 6/28/1929 It will not be long Stamps Quartet Male vocal quartet, with piano lyricist  
OKeh W403368 10-in. 11/28/1929 I have to raise my voice in song Harmony Four Male vocal quartet, with piano lyricist  
OKeh W403371 10-in. 11/28/1929 l'll know Him Harmony Four Male vocal quartet, with piano lyricist  
OKeh W403386 10-in. 11/29/1929 I am o'ershadowed by love Stamps-Baxter School of Music Chorus Vocal chorus, unaccompanied lyricist  
OKeh W403439 10-in. 12/16/1929 My friend divine Laurel Firemen's Quartet Male vocal quartet, with guitar lyricist  
OKeh W403441 10-in. 12/16/1929 Because I love Him Laurel Firemen's Quartet Male vocal quartet, with guitar lyricist  
OKeh W404708 10-in. 12/13/1930 He keeps my soul McDonald Quartette Male vocal quartet, with piano lyricist  
Brunswick DAL524 5/13/1938 Holy be thy name Stamps Quartet Vocal quartet, with piano songwriter  
Brunswick DAL1032 10-in. 4/23/1940 After the sunrise Chuck Wagon Gang Mixed vocal quartet, with guitar songwriter  
Brunswick DAL1033 10-in. 4/23/1940 Higher Chuck Wagon Gang Mixed vocal quartet, with guitar songwriter  
Brunswick DAL1036 10-in. 4/23/1940 Heaven is my home Chuck Wagon Gang Mixed vocal quartet, with guitar songwriter  
(Results 26-50 of 54 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Baxter, J. R., Jr.," accessed June 14, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111581.

Baxter, J. R., Jr.. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 14, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111581.

"Baxter, J. R., Jr.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 14 June 2024.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111581

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