J. Donald Parker

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1927 - 1928

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist

Notes: Sometimes used the pseudonym "Happy Jack". Found listed also as Jack Parker.

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Brunswick E27851 10-in. 7/13/1928 Blue grass Casa Lopez Orchestra ; Vincent Lopez Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio; without vocal (take G) vocalist  
Edison 18116 10-in. 12/20/1927 There's always a way to remember (But I can't find a way to forget) Will Donaldson ; Jack Parker Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist  
Edison 18117 10-in. 12/20/1927 Mamma's little baby Will Donaldson ; Jack Parker Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist  
Edison 18193 10-in. 1/26/1928 Since my best gal turned me down Will Donaldson ; Jack Parker Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist  
Edison 18194 10-in. 1/26/1928 One more night Will Donaldson ; Jack Parker Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist  
Edison 18282 10-in. 3/5/1928 She didn't say "yes," she didn't say "no," she only said "maybe" Will Donaldson ; Jack Parker Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist  
Edison 18362 10-in. 4/3/1928 And then you came along Will Donaldson ; Jack Parker Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist  
Edison 18363 10-in. 4/3/1928 Luscious Will Donaldson ; Jack Parker Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist  
Edison 18474 10-in. 5/8/1928 You can tell her anything under the sun (When you get her under the moon) Will Donaldson ; Jack Parker Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist  
Edison 18477 10-in. 5/8/1928 Didn't I tell you (That you'd come back)? Will Donaldson ; Jack Parker Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist  
Edison 18566 10-in. 6/5/1928 Mississippi mud Will Donaldson ; Jack Parker Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist  
Edison 18567 10-in. 6/5/1928 C-o-n-s-t-a-n-t-i-n-o-p-l-e Will Donaldson ; Jack Parker Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist  
Edison 18616 10-in. 7/16/1928 Ida! Sweet as apple cider Will Donaldson ; Jack Parker ; Variety Players Male vocal duet, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Edison 18617 10-in. 7/16/1928 The Memphis blues Will Donaldson ; Jack Parker ; Variety Players Male vocal duet, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Edison 18690 10-in. 8/30/1928 Sleep, baby, sleep Will Donaldson ; Jack Parker Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist  
Edison 18691 10-in. 8/30/1928 That's Grandma Will Donaldson ; Jack Parker Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist  
Edison N-328 10-in. 7/16/1928 Ida! Sweet as apple cider Will Donaldson ; Jack Parker ; Variety Players Male vocal duet, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Edison N-329 10-in. 7/16/1928 The Memphis blues Will Donaldson ; Jack Parker ; Variety Players Male vocal duet, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Edison N-398 10-in. 8/30/1928 Sleep, baby, sleep Will Donaldson ; Jack Parker Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist  
Edison N-399 10-in. 8/30/1928 That's Grandma Will Donaldson ; Jack Parker Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Happy Jack," accessed August 12, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113185.

Happy Jack. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 12, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113185.

"Happy Jack." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 12 August 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113185

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