Andrew Jenkins

The Rev. Andrew W. Jenkins (November 26, 1885 – April 25, 1957) was a leading composer of American country, folk and gospel songs. He is credited with more than 800 compositions, about a third of which were nonsacred. He and his stepchildren performed as the Jenkins Family, a group considered to be the first family act to record country music, while Jenkins himself was among the most important country composers of the 1920s.

Birth and Death Data: Born November 26th, 1895, Died April 25th, 1957

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1924 - 1940

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, composer, lyricist, guitar, violin, songwriter, speaker, whistling, arranger

Notes: Sometimes listed as "Rev. Andrew Jenkins."

Recordings (Results 76-100 of 202 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
OKeh 9237 Not documented July 1925 [Unknown title(s)] Jenkins Family Mixed vocal trio, with organ vocalist  
OKeh 9238 Not documented July 1925 [Unknown title(s)] Jenkins Family Mixed vocal trio, with organ vocalist  
OKeh 9239 10-in. July 1925 I'll go where You want me to go Jenkins Family Mixed vocal trio, with organ vocalist  
OKeh 9240 Not documented July 1925 [Unknown title(s)] Jenkins Family Mixed vocal trio, with organ vocalist  
OKeh 9255 10-in. July 1925 I choose Jesus Jenkins Family Mixed vocal trio, with piano vocalist  
OKeh 9256 Not documented July 1925 [Unknown title(s)] Jenkins Family Mixed vocal trio, with piano vocalist  
OKeh 9257 Not documented July 1925 [Unknown title(s)] Jenkins Family Mixed vocal trio vocalist  
OKeh 9258 Not documented July 1925 [Unknown title(s)] Jenkins Family Mixed vocal trio vocalist  
OKeh 9600 10-in. Mar. 1926 Charming Billy Blind Andy ; Mary Eskew Female-male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin), guitar, and harmonica vocalist  
OKeh 9601 Not documented Mar. 1926 [Unknown title(s)] Mary Eskew ; Andrew Jenkins Female-male vocal duet or male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin), guitar, and harmonica vocalist  
OKeh 9602 10-in. Mar. 1926 Short dresses and bobbed hair Blind Andy Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin), guitar, and harmonica vocalist, composer, lyricist  
OKeh 9603 Not documented Mar. 1925 [Unknown title(s)] Mary Eskew ; Andrew Jenkins Female-male vocal duet or male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin), guitar, and harmonica vocalist  
OKeh 9614 10-in. Mar. 1926 Beulah Land Jenkins Family Mixed vocal trio, with violin and piano vocalist  
OKeh 9615 10-in. Mar. 1926 Trusting my Redeemer Jenkins Family Mixed vocal trio, with fiddle (violin) and piano vocalist, composer, lyricist  
OKeh 9616 10-in. Mar. 1926 I'm so glad that Jesus found me Jenkins Family Mixed vocal trio, with fiddle (violin) and piano vocalist  
OKeh 9617 10-in. Mar. 1926 He leads me home Jenkins Family Mixed vocal trio, with fiddle (violin) and piano vocalist  
OKeh 9618 10-in. Mar. 1926 On Christ, the solid Rock, I stand Jenkins Family Mixed vocal trio, with fiddle (violin) and piano vocalist  
OKeh 9619 10-in. Mar. 1926 Land where we'll never grow old Jenkins Family Mixed vocal trio, with violin and piano vocalist  
OKeh 9620 10-in. 3/15/1926 Dreams of the Southland Kalohi and Walker Guitar and ukulele duet (Hawaiian) composer  
OKeh 9802 10-in. Oct. 1926 Work, for the night is coming Jenkins Family Mixed vocal trio, with organ vocalist  
OKeh 9803 10-in. Oct. 1926 Beautiful garden of prayer Jenkins Family Mixed vocal trio, with organ vocalist  
OKeh 9804 10-in. Oct. 1926 The promised land Jenkins Family Mixed vocal trio, with organ vocalist  
OKeh 9805 10-in. Oct. 1926 The haven of rest Jenkins Family Mixed vocal trio, with organ vocalist  
OKeh 9806 10-in. Oct. 1926 The railroad of life Jenkins Family Mixed vocal trio, with organ vocalist, composer, lyricist  
OKeh 9807 10-in. Oct. 1926 Crossing the tide Jenkins Family Mixed vocal trio, with organ vocalist, composer  
(Results 76-100 of 202 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Jenkins, Andrew," accessed February 27, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112794.

Jenkins, Andrew. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 27, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112794.

"Jenkins, Andrew." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 27 February 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112794

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