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 26, 1895, Died April 25, 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."

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= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings (Results 201-202 of 202 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Edison 18814 10-in. 10/16/1928 Ben Dewberry's final run Frankie Marvin Male vocal solo, with guitar lyricist, composer  
Edison N-511 10-in. 10/16/1928 Ben Dewberry's final run Frankie Marvin Male vocal solo, with guitar lyricist, composer  
(Results 201-202 of 202 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Jenkins, Andrew," accessed June 19, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112794.

Jenkins, Andrew. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 19, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112794.

"Jenkins, Andrew." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 19 June 2024.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

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

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