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Irene Beasley

Irene Beasley (January 28, 1904 - January 7, 1980), known as the "long, tall gal from Dixie," was a singer and master of ceremonies best known for her work on old-time radio.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 28th, 1904 (Whitehaven), Died January 7th, 1980

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1928 - 1930

Roles Represented in DAHR: soprano vocal, composer, piano, songwriter

Notes: Victor ledgers, 4/11/1929: "Miss Beasley desires 'The Girl from Dixie' under name on record labels."

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 26 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-41884 10-in. 2/11/1928 Good mornin' Irene Beasley Female vocal solo, with violin and piano vocalist, soprano vocal, instrumentalist, piano, composer  
Victor BVE-41885 10-in. 2/11/1928 Go 'long lasses Irene Beasley Female vocal solo, with guitar and piano vocalist, soprano vocal, instrumentalist, piano, composer  
Victor BVE-43767 10-in. 5/4/1928 I never dreamed Irene Beasley Female vocal solo, with pipe organ vocalist, soprano vocal, songwriter  
Victor BVE-43768 10-in. 5/4/1928 Consuela Irene Beasley Female vocal solo, with pipe organ vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BVE-43935 10-in. 5/1/1928 The St. Louis blues Irene Beasley Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BVE-43936 10-in. 5/1/1928 If I could just stop dreaming Irene Beasley Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal, composer  
Victor BVE-43937 10-in. 5/1/1928 Missin' my pal Irene Beasley Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal, composer  
Victor BVE-43938 10-in. 5/1/1928 Swing along, honey, and smile Irene Beasley Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal, composer  
Victor BVE-45005 10-in. 5/3/1928 You'll come back to me someday Irene Beasley Female vocal solo, with saxophone, guitar, and piano vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BVE-45006 10-in. 5/3/1928 Choo-choo train Irene Beasley Female vocal solo, with saxophone, guitar, and piano vocalist, soprano vocal, composer  
Victor BVE-45498 10-in. 9/7/1928 Applesauce Irene Beasley Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, soprano vocal, composer  
Victor BVE-46169 10-in. 9/7/1928 Consuela Irene Beasley Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BVE-47003 10-in. 9/10/1928 Missing my pal Irene Beasley Female vocal solo, with instrumental trio vocalist, soprano vocal, composer  
Victor BVE-47004 10-in. 9/10/1928 Where's my baby gone Irene Beasley Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, soprano vocal, composer  
Victor BVE-51095 10-in. 4/10/1929 Baby's back to-day Irene Beasley Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, soprano vocal, composer  
Victor BVE-51096 10-in. 4/10/1929 Furniture man blues Irene Beasley Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, soprano vocal, composer  
Victor BVE-51097 10-in. 4/10/1929 Sometimes I wonder Irene Beasley Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, soprano vocal, composer  
Victor BVE-51098 10-in. 4/10/1929 What would I do without you? Irene Beasley Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, soprano vocal, composer  
Victor BVE-51099 10-in. 4/11/1929 Sun's gonna shine Irene Beasley Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, soprano vocal, composer  
Victor BVE-51681 10-in. 5/3/1929 Deep night Irene Beasley Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BVE-51682 10-in. 5/3/1929 My kinda love Irene Beasley Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BVE-51800 10-in. 4/11/1929 Moon song Irene Beasley Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, soprano vocal, composer  
Victor BVE-51801 10-in. 4/11/1929 Applesauce Irene Beasley Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, soprano vocal, composer  
Victor BVE-51802 10-in. 4/11/1929 You'll come back to me someday Irene Beasley Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BVE-63683 10-in. 9/30/1930 My man from Caroline Irene Beasley ; Joe Venuti Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist, soprano vocal  
(Results 1-25 of 26 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Beasley, Irene," accessed October 27, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113111.

Beasley, Irene. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 27, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113111.

"Beasley, Irene." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 27 October 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113111

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