James Morrison

James or Jim Morrison (3 May 1893 – 1947), known as "The Professor", was a notable South Sligo-style Irish fiddler.

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1922 - 1936

Roles Represented in DAHR: violin, lyricist

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-62949 10-in. 11/8/1930 Fighting varsity Pal S. Emrick ; Purdue University Band Band, with male vocal chorus and cheering lyricist  
Columbia 80403 10-in. 6/14/1922 The blackbird Tom Ennis ; James Morrison ; John Muller Instrumental trio instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 80404 10-in. 6/14/1922 Medley of Irish reels Tom Ennis ; James Morrison ; John Muller Instrumental trio instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 80681 10-in. 11/21/1922 Job of journey work Tom Ennis ; James Morrison ; John Muller Instrumental trio instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 80682 10-in. 11/21/1922 Irish jig medley Tom Ennis ; James Morrison ; John Muller Instrumental trio instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 80828 10-in. 2/2/1923 The humors of Bandon Tom Ennis ; James Morrison ; John Muller Instrumental trio instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 80829 10-in. 2/2/1923 Maid behind the bar Tom Ennis ; James Morrison ; John Muller Instrumental trio instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 80830 10-in. 2/2/1923 Kid on the mountain Tom Ennis ; James Morrison ; John Muller Instrumental trio instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 80831 10-in. 2/2/1923 Londonderry hornpipe Tom Ennis ; James Morrison ; John Muller Instrumental trio instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 80945 10-in. 4/10/1923 Black rogue Tom Ennis ; James Morrison ; John Muller Instrumental trio instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia CO19021 10-in. 1936 McFadden's Tom Banks ; Martin Christi ; James Morrison Violin, guitar, and piano trio instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia W111467 10-in. December 1929 Rambles through Ireland James Morrison Orchestra ; Neal Smith Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia W111468 10-in. December 1929 Rambles through Ireland James Morrison Orchestra ; Neal Smith Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, violin  
OKeh S-70939 10-in. 10/18/1922 Reels James Morrison Violin solo, with piano instrumentalist, violin  
OKeh S-70940 10-in. 10/18/1922 Jigs James Morrison Violin solo, with piano instrumentalist, violin  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Morrison, James," accessed January 16, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111899.

Morrison, James. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 16, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111899.

"Morrison, James." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 16 January 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111899

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