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 26-26 of 26 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||BVE-Test-290||10-in.||4/15/1929||I wonder||Irene Beasley||Female vocal solo, with piano (self-accompaniment)||vocalist, soprano vocal, instrumentalist, piano, composer|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Beasley, Irene," accessed October 25, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113111.
Beasley, Irene. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 25, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113111.
"Beasley, Irene." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 25 October 2020.
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