Dickie Jones

Richard Percy Jones (February 25, 1927 – July 7, 2014), known as Dick Jones or Dickie Jones, was an American actor and singer who achieved success as a child performer and as a young adult, especially in B-Westerns. In 1938, he played Artimer "Artie" Peters, nephew of Buck Peters, in the Hopalong Cassidy film The Frontiersman. He may be best known as the voice of Pinocchio in Walt Disney's film of the same name.

Birth and Death Data: Born February 25th, 1927 (Scurry County), Died July 7th, 2014 (Northridge)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1940 - 1941

Roles Represented in DAHR: violin, vocalist

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor PBS-042395 10-in. 1/22/1940 Give a little whistle Jiminy Cricket ; Pinocchio (fictional character) Dubbed recording from film: Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist  
Victor PBS-042396 10-in. 1/22/1940 Hi diddle dee dee J. Worthington Foulfellow ; Pinocchio (fictional character) Dubbed recording from film: Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist  
Victor PBS-042397 10-in. 1/22/1940 I've got no strings Marionettes ; Pinocchio (fictional character) Dubbed recording from film: Male vocal solo, with female vocal ensemble and orchestra vocalist  
Victor PBS-042398 10-in. 1/22/1940 Finale (Turn on the old music box & When you wish upon a star) Jiminy Cricket ; Pinocchio (fictional character) Dubbed recording from film: Male vocal duet, with vocal ensemble and orchestra vocalist  
Decca 92000 10-in. 4/3/1940 Jones stomp Port Arthur Jubileers instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 92001 10-in. 4/3/1940 Jeep's blues Port Arthur Jubileers instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 92002 10-in. 4/3/1940 Roses in the sunset Port Arthur Jubileers instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 92003 10-in. 4/3/1940 When you're thinking of the one that you forgot Port Arthur Jubileers instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 92004 10-in. 4/3/1940 Texas star Port Arthur Jubileers instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 92005 10-in. 4/3/1940 Pussy willow Port Arthur Jubileers instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 93742 10-in. 5/1/1941 I don't want anyone but you Dickie McBride ; The Village Boys instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 93743 10-in. 5/1/1941 Tulsa twist Dickie McBride ; The Village Boys instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 93744 10-in. 5/1/1941 Goodbye to the blues Dickie McBride ; The Village Boys instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 93745 10-in. 5/1/1941 I'll miss you when I'm gone Dickie McBride ; The Village Boys instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 93746 10-in. 5/1/1941 How it makes no difference now Dickie McBride ; The Village Boys instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 93747 10-in. 5/1/1941 Out where West winds blow Dickie McBride ; The Village Boys instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 93748 10-in. 5/1/1941 Tell me dear (Don't you care) Dickie McBride ; The Village Boys instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 93749 10-in. 5/1/1941 Singin' steel blues Dickie McBride ; The Village Boys instrumentalist, violin  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Jones, Dickie," accessed July 24, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112303.

Jones, Dickie. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 24, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112303.

"Jones, Dickie." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 24 July 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112303

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