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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 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  
(Results 26-26 of 26 records)

Citation

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.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

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

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