Darby & Tarlton

Darby and Tarlton were an early country music duo, who achieved some level of success in the late 1920s. The duo consisted of Tom Darby (born August 25, 1891 Columbus, Georgia - died August 20, 1971) and Jimmie Tarlton, (born May 8, 1892 Cheraw, South Carolina - died November 29, 1979 Phenix City, Alabama).

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1927 - 1932

Roles Represented in DAHR: Musical group

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-71627 10-in. 2/28/1932 Thirteen years in Kilbie prison Darby & Tarlton Male vocal duet, with 2 guitars Musical group  
Victor BVE-71628 10-in. 2/29/1932 Once I had a fortune Darby & Tarlton Male vocal duet, with 2 guitars Musical group  
Columbia W143902 10-in. 4/5/1927 Down in Florida on a hog Darby & Tarlton Male vocal duet, with guitar and steel guitar Musical group  
Columbia W143903 10-in. 4/5/1927 Birmingham town Darby & Tarlton Male vocal duet, with guitar and steel guitar Musical group  
Columbia W145202 10-in. 11/10/1927 Birmingham Jail Darby & Tarlton Male vocal duet, with guitar and steel guitar Musical group  
Columbia W145203 10-in. 11/10/1927 Columbus stockade blues Darby & Tarlton Male vocal duet, with guitar and steel guitar Musical group  
Columbia W145204 10-in. 11/10/1927 Gamblin' Jim Darby & Tarlton Male vocal duet, with guitar and steel guitar Musical group  
Columbia W145205 10-in. 11/10/1927 Lonesome in the pines Darby & Tarlton Male vocal duet, with guitar and steel guitar Musical group  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Darby & Tarlton," accessed May 16, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113692.

Darby & Tarlton. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 16, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113692.

"Darby & Tarlton." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 16 May 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113692

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