John McGettigan

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1922 - 1939

Roles Represented in DAHR: tenor vocal, leader, violin, composer, lyricist, arranger

Notes: Leader of McGettigan's Orchestra (1922), Killarney Trio (1928), All-Irish Orchestra (1929), Three-Leaf Shamrock Orchestra (1930), Irish Orchestra (1933), and Irish Minstrels (1933, 1936-1938).

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 85 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-43484 10-in. 4/25/1928 Rare ould Irish whiskey Killarney Trio ; John McGettigan Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio vocalist, tenor vocal, lyricist  
Victor BVE-43485 10-in. 4/25/1928 Fitzmaurice, the Dublin flier Killarney Trio ; John McGettigan Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-43486 10-in. 4/25/1928 Mary Malone Killarney Trio ; John McGettigan Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-48293 10-in. 1/17/1929 McManus and Kehoe John McGettigan Male vocal solo, with violin, flute, and piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-48294 10-in. 1/17/1929 Me husband's flannel shirt John McGettigan Male vocal solo, with violin, flute, and piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-48295 10-in. 1/17/1929 The boys from the county Mayo John McGettigan Male vocal solo, with violin, flute, and piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-55938 10-in. 9/26/1929 The hills of Donegal All-Irish Orchestra ; John McGettigan Vocal and instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal, leader  
Victor BVE-55939 10-in. 9/26/1929 County Galway and Norah McShane All-Irish Orchestra ; John McGettigan Vocal and instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal, leader  
Victor BVE-55940 10-in. 9/26/1929 Cutting the corn in Creeslough to-day All-Irish Orchestra ; John McGettigan Vocal and instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal, leader  
Victor BVE-55941 10-in. 9/26/1929 My grey-haired Irish mother All-Irish Orchestra ; John McGettigan Vocal and instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal, composer, leader  
Victor BVE-64047 10-in. 11/6/1930 I'm proud of the Irish now John McGettigan ; Three Leaf Shamrock Orchestra Male vocal solo, with instrumental quartet vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-64048 10-in. 11/6/1930 Rambling Irishman John McGettigan ; Three Leaf Shamrock Orchestra Male vocal solo, with instrumental quartet vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-64049 10-in. 11/6/1930 The Irish soldier boy John McGettigan ; Three Leaf Shamrock Orchestra Male vocal solo, with instrumental quartet vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-64050 10-in. 11/6/1930 Highland schottische medley John McGettigan ; Three Leaf Shamrock Orchestra Instrumental quartet leader  
Victor BVE-64051 10-in. 11/6/1930 McGettigan's jig medley John McGettigan ; Three Leaf Shamrock Orchestra Instrumental quartet leader  
Victor BVE-64052 10-in. 11/6/1930 McGettigan's new Katie Connor medley John McGettigan ; Three Leaf Shamrock Orchestra Instrumental quartet leader  
Victor BS-78466 10-in. 11/23/1933 Mulroy Bay Irish Orchestra ; John McGettigan Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio leader, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-78467 10-in. 11/23/1933 Mulroy Bay Irish Orchestra ; John McGettigan Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio leader, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-78468 10-in. 11/23/1933 The roving Galway boy Irish Orchestra ; John McGettigan Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio leader, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-78469 10-in. 11/23/1933 Norah Irish Orchestra ; John McGettigan Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio leader, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-78470 10-in. 11/23/1933 Norah Irish Orchestra ; John McGettigan Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio leader, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-78471 10-in. 11/23/1933 Londonderry on the banks of the Foyle Irish Orchestra ; John McGettigan Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio leader, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-78472 10-in. 11/23/1933 Shoe the donkey Irish Orchestra ; John McGettigan Instrumental quintet leader  
Victor BS-78473 10-in. 11/23/1933 Katie Connor Irish Orchestra ; John McGettigan Instrumental quintet leader  
Victor BS-78474 10-in. 11/23/1933 Medley of reels Irish Orchestra ; John McGettigan Instrumental quintet leader  
(Results 1-25 of 85 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "McGettigan, John," accessed September 23, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111896.

McGettigan, John. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 23, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111896.

"McGettigan, John." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 23 September 2021.

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