Shelby Darnell

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1932 - 1942

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, lyricist, songwriter


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-72690 10-in. 7/6/1932 It must be swell to be laying dead Alex Bartha ; Hotel Traymore Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with vocal ensemble composer  
Victor BS-036629 10-in. 5/1/1939 (Don't forget me) Dear little darling Big Cypress Boys ; Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BS-072623 10-in. 3/19/1942 Buddy boy Elton Britt Male vocal solo, with string band lyricist  
Victor BS-073360 10-in. 3/4/1942 The fightin' son-of-a-gun Zeke Manners and his Gang Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-073625 10-in. 3/19/1942 There's a star spangled banner waving somewhere Elton Britt Male vocal solo, with string band songwriter  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Darnell, Shelby," accessed August 1, 2021,

Darnell, Shelby. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 1, 2021, from

"Darnell, Shelby." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 1 August 2021.

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