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Jimmy Joy

James Monte Maloney (20 April 1902 – 7 March 1962), known professionally as Jimmy Joy, was an American saxophonist, clarinetist, singer, and big band leader. His claim to fame was his ability to play two clarinets at the same time.

Birth and Death Data: Born April 20th, 1902 (Texas), Died Dallas

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1924 - 1928

Roles Represented in DAHR: leader

Notes: Sometimes listed as Jimmie Joy.

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 27 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
OKeh 8754 10-in. Oct. 1924 Milenburg joys Jimmy Joy ; St. Anthony Hotel Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh 8755 10-in. Oct. 1924 Clarinet marmalade blues Jimmy Joy ; St. Anthony Hotel Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh 8756 10-in. Oct. 1924 Mama will be gone Jimmy Joy ; St. Anthony Hotel Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh 9107 10-in. May 1925 Memphis bound Jimmy Joy ; St. Anthony Hotel Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh 9108 10-in. May 1925 Riverboat shuffle Jimmy Joy ; St. Anthony Hotel Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh 9109 10-in. May 1925 Indian dawn Jimmy Joy ; St. Anthony Hotel Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh 9110 10-in. May 1925 Be yourself Jimmy Joy ; St. Anthony Hotel Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh 9111 10-in. May 1925 China girl Jimmy Joy ; St. Anthony Hotel Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh 9112 10-in. May 1925 [Unknown title(s)] Jimmy Joy ; St. Anthony Hotel Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh 9113 10-in. May 1925 Wild jazz Jimmy Joy ; St. Anthony Hotel Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh 9114 10-in. May 1925 Springtime is love time Jimmy Joy ; St. Anthony Hotel Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh 9371 10-in. Sept. 1925 Red hot Henry Brown Jimmy Joy ; St. Anthony Hotel Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh 9372 10-in. Sept. 1925 My sweet gal Jimmy Joy ; St. Anthony Hotel Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh 9373 10-in. Sept. 1925 Fallin' down Jimmy Joy ; St. Anthony Hotel Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh 9374 10-in. Sept. 1925 Hay foot, straw foot Jimmy Joy ; St. Anthony Hotel Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh 9375 10-in. Sept. 1925 Everybody stomp! Jimmy Joy ; St. Anthony Hotel Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh 9376 10-in. Sept. 1925 [Unknown title(s)] Jimmy Joy ; St. Anthony Hotel Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh 9377 10-in. Sept. 1925 St. Louis blues Jimmy Joy ; St. Anthony Hotel Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with 2 clarinets leader  
OKeh 9378 10-in. Sept. 1925 Stomp it, Mr. Kelly Jimmy Joy ; St. Anthony Hotel Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick C1964 10-in. 5/21/1928 I got worry Jimmy Joy’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick C1719-C1721 10-in. 3/19/1928 I got worry Jimmy Joy's Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with vocal trio; without vocal (take C1721) leader  
Brunswick C1722-C1724 10-in. 3/19/1928 From Monday on Orville Andrews ; Jimmy Joy's Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take C1724) leader  
Brunswick C1725-C1727 10-in. 3/19/1928 The Yale blues Jimmy Joy's Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with vocal trio; without vocal (take C1727) leader  
Brunswick C1728-C1730 10-in. 3/19/1928 Nothin’ on my mind (But the moonlight, the starlight and you) Jimmy Joy's Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (C1730) leader  
Brunswick C1958-C1959 10-in. 5/21/1928 You’re the first thing I think of in the morning Jimmy Joy’s Orchestra Orchestra, with vocal; without vocal (take G) leader  
(Results 1-25 of 27 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Joy, Jimmy," accessed October 25, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112515.

Joy, Jimmy. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 25, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112515.

"Joy, Jimmy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 25 October 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112515

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