Johnny Tucker

John Aloysius Tucker (June 18, 1896 - February 16, 1971) was a fireman and a music composer. He was songwriting partners with Joseph Schuster. He was a co-founder of Tucker and Merchant, a music publishing company.

Birth and Death Data: Born June 18th, 1896 (Manhattan), Died Queens

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1923 - 1930

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

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-28422 10-in. 7/24/1923 Maggie! Billy Murray ; Aileen Stanley Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-28707 10-in. 10/2/1923 Maggie! 'Yes ma'am!' Hugo Frey ; The Manhattan Merrymakers Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BVE-33018 10-in. 6/23/1925 Dear old back yard days Billy Murray ; Ed Smalle Male vocal duet, with piano composer  
Victor BVE-33684 10-in. 1/26/1926 The village blacksmith own the village now The Happiness Boys Male vocal duet, with piano composer  
Victor BVE-35168 10-in. 6/1/1926 The lunatic's lullaby Billy Murray ; Monroe Silver Male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-39948 10-in. 8/9/1927 Two little pretty birds Charlie Farrell ; Jim Miller Male vocal duet, with instrumental quartet composer  
Victor BVE-47716 10-in. 10/8/1928 Sleep, baby, sleep Edwin J. McEnelly Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet composer  
Victor BVE-49430 10-in. 6/14/1929 Maybe! Who knows? Charles Dornberger Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BVE-50976 10-in. 3/26/1929 Dance of the paper dolls Victor Arden ; Phil Ohman Piano duet composer  
Victor BVE-53587 10-in. 6/26/1929 Maybe, who knows? Gene Austin Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Columbia 81161 10-in. 8/3/1923 "Maggie!" ("Yes! Ma'am!") Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia W141029 10-in. 9/22/1925 Help! Gangplank Orchestra ; Earl Gresh Jazz/dance band, with singing by members of the band composer  
Columbia W141486 10-in. 1/13/1926 The village blacksmith owns the village now Ernest Hare ; Billy Jones Male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Columbia W141502 10-in. 1/15/1926 The village blacksmith owns the village now Arthur Fields Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia W142241 10-in. 5/24/1926 The lunatic's lullaby Seven Wild Men ; Tom Stacks Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia W144531 10-in. 8/3/1927 Two little pretty birds Jack Major Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Columbia W147031 10-in. 9/22/1928 Ho-ho-ho Hogan Vaughn De Leath ; Frank Harris Female-male vocal duet, with piano songwriter  
Columbia W147071 10-in. 9/27/1928 Sleep, baby, sleep Vaughn De Leath Female vocal solo, with violin, cello, and piano composer  
Columbia W147434 10-in. 11/2/1928 Sleep, baby, sleep Happy Martin Male vocal solo, with male vocal solo and piano composer  
Columbia W147863 10-in. 1/18/1929 I found a rose Tommy Weir Male vocal solo, with violin and piano songwriter  
Columbia W148194 10-in. 4/8/1929 Maybe—who knows? Ruth Etting Female vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Columbia W148562 10-in. 5/26/1929 Maybe—who knows? Ted Lewis and his Band Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia W148776 10-in. 7/2/1929 Maybe—who knows? Tom Frawley ; Golden Gate Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia W148807 10-in. 7/12/1929 Maybe—who knows? The Harmonians ; Kate Smith Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band songwriter  
Columbia W149494 10-in. 11/26/1929 Blue butterfly Tom Frawley ; Sam Lanin Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia W151134 10-in. 12/12/1930 The lunatic's lullaby Dan Hornsby Male vocal solo, with guitar composer  
OKeh S-71451 10-in. Apr. 1923 A fire laddie (Just like my daddy) Master John L. Stewart Male vocal solo,with orchestra composer  
OKeh S-71459 10-in. Apr. 1923 A fire laddie (Just like my daddy) Fire Department of New York Quartet ; Rega Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal quartet composer  
OKeh S-71563 10-in. May 1923 Maggie! (Yes ma'am!) Come right upstairs Virginia Burt ; Billy Jones Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
OKeh W81428 10-in. 9/9/1927 In the woodshed she said she would Beth Challis Female vocal solo, with piano songwriter  
OKeh W81927 10-in. 12/8/1927 A fire laddie (Just like my daddy) Johnny Tucker Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, composer  
OKeh W402533 10-in. 7/12/1929 Maybe! Who knows? Dorsey Brothers Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
OKeh [OK cat 40600-b] 10-in. Jan.-Jun. 1926 The village blacksmith owns the village now The Happiness Boys Male vocal duet composer  
Brunswick E28309 10-in. 9/24/1928 Sleep, baby, sleep Arrowhead Inn Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take G) composer  
Brunswick E29469 10-in. Mar. 1929 Dance of the paper dolls Anglo-Persians ; Louis Katzman Jazz/dance band composer  
Brunswick E30036 10-in. June 1929 Maybe—who knows Carl Fenton’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take G) songwriter  
Brunswick E30313 10-in. 7/8/1929 Maybe—who knows? Eddy Thomas Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band songwriter  
Brunswick E17702-E17704 10-in. 1/27/1926 The village blacksmith owns the village now Six Jumping Jacks Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Edison 8980 10-in. 5/15/1923 Maggie! (Yes, ma'am) Come right up stairs Ernest Hare ; Billy Jones Male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Edison 10829 10-in. 2/15/1926 The village blacksmith owns the village now Tom Howard ; Jazz Babies Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Edison 10900 10-in. 3/31/1926 The village blacksmith owns the village now College Four Male vocal quartet composer  
Edison 10962 10-in. 5/6/1926 The lunatic's lullaby The Happiness Boys ; Dave Kaplan Male vocal duet, with piano composer  
Edison 11745 10-in. 6/17/1927 Sweetness (There's no one but you) Green Brothers' Novelty Band ; Gerald Macy Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Edison 11782 10-in. 7/6/1927 Two little pretty birds Don Voorhees Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Edison 18117 10-in. 12/20/1927 Mamma's little baby Will Donaldson ; Jack Parker Male vocal duet, with piano songwriter  
Edison 18584 10-in. 6/20/1928 Flora (I a-dor-a you) Al Friedman Orchestra ; Happy Jack Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Edison 18690 10-in. 8/30/1928 Sleep, baby, sleep Will Donaldson ; Jack Parker Male vocal duet, with orchestra songwriter  
Edison 18787 10-in. 10/5/1928 Ho-ho-ho-Hogan Billy Murray Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Edison 18862 10-in. 11/9/1928 My heart's longing for you, Elaine J. Donald Parker Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Edison 19114 10-in. 3/19/1929 Dance of the paper dolls Lucky Strike Orchestra ; B. A. Rolfe Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio composer  
Edison N-398 10-in. 8/30/1928 Sleep, baby, sleep Will Donaldson ; Jack Parker Male vocal duet, with orchestra songwriter  
Edison N-485 10-in. 10/5/1928 Ho-ho-ho-Hogan Billy Murray Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Edison N-557 10-in. 11/9/1929 My heart's longing for you, Elaine J. Donald Parker Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Edison N-805 10-in. 3/19/1929 Dance of the paper dolls Lucky Strike Orchestra ; B. A. Rolfe Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio composer  
Edison N-994 10-in. 7/2/1929 Maybe—who knows? Melville Morris ; Piccadilly Players Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Tucker, Johnny," accessed September 26, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111610.

Tucker, Johnny. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 26, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111610.

"Tucker, Johnny." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 26 September 2020.

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