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 51-54 of 54 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Brunswick DAL1042 10-in. 4/23/1940 Sunset is coming (but the sunrise we'll see) Chuck Wagon Gang Mixed vocal quartet, with guitar songwriter  
Brunswick DAL1043 10-in. 4/23/1940 Holy be thy great name Chuck Wagon Gang Mixed vocal quartet, with guitar songwriter  
Brunswick DAL1248 10-in. 3/8/1941 Coming Chuck Wagon Gang Mixed vocal quartet, with guitar songwriter  
Brunswick DAL1259 10-in. 3/9/1941 I love my savior, too Chuck Wagon Gang Mixed vocal quartet, with guitar lyricist  
(Results 51-54 of 54 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Baxter, J. R., Jr.," accessed June 13, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111581.

Baxter, J. R., Jr.. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 13, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111581.

"Baxter, J. R., Jr.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 13 June 2024.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

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

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