Irving Johns

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1923 - 1924

Roles Represented in DAHR: piano, songwriter, guitar, composer

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia 81225 10-in. 9/21/1923 Dot 'em down blues Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia 81226 10-in. 9/21/1923 Jailhouse blues Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia 81231 10-in. 9/24/1923 St. Louis gal Irving Johns ; Jimmy Jones ; Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with 2 pianos instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia 81232 10-in. 9/24/1923 Sam Jones' blues Irving Johns ; Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia 81664 10-in. 4/4/1924 Sorrowful blues Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with violin and piano songwriter  
Columbia 81665 10-in. 4/4/1924 Sorrowful blues Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with violin and guitar instrumentalist, guitar, composer  
Columbia 81668 10-in. 4/4/1924 Pinchbacks—take 'em away Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with piano instrumentalist, piano, songwriter  
Columbia 81669 10-in. 4/4/1924 Rocking chair blues Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with violin and piano instrumentalist, piano, songwriter  
Columbia 81670 10-in. 4/5/1924 Ticket agent, ease your window down Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with violin and piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia 81671 10-in. 4/7/1924 Boweavil blues Irving Johns ; Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia 81672 10-in. 4/8/1924 Hateful blues Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with violin and piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia 81675 10-in. 4/8/1924 Frankie blues Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with violin and piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia 81676 10-in. 4/9/1924 Moonshine blues Irving Johns ; Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with piano instrumentalist, piano  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Johns, Irving," accessed October 23, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112514.

Johns, Irving. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 23, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112514.

"Johns, Irving." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 23 October 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112514

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