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Dan Hornsby

Isaac Daniel Hornsby (1 February 1900 – 18 May 1951) was an American singer songwriter, musician, recording artist, producer and arranger, studio engineer, band leader & band member. Discovered talent as A&R man with Columbia Records, and radio personality.

Birth and Death Data: Born February 1st, 1900 (Atlanta), Died May 18th, 1951

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1927 - 1941

Roles Represented in DAHR: session supervisor, vocalist, speaker, leader, lyricist, composer, songwriter

Notes: Pseudonym for Dan Hornsby.

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 707 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-82635 10-in. 3/27/1934 Sales tax Mississippi Sheiks Male vocal duet, with violin, 2 guitars, and talk speaker  
Victor BVE-82724 10-in. 3/30/1934 Prosperity and politics Riley Puckett ; Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner Descriptive scene, with string band speaker  
Victor BVE-82725 10-in. 3/30/1934 Prosperity and politics Riley Puckett ; Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner Descriptive scene, with vocal and instrumental ensemble vocalist, speaker  
Victor BVE-82728 10-in. 3/30/1934 Practice night with the Skillet Lickers Riley Puckett ; Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner Descriptive scene, with vocal and instrumental ensemble speaker  
Victor BVE-82729 10-in. 3/30/1934 Practice night with the Skillet Lickers Riley Puckett ; Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner Descriptive scene, with vocal and instrumental ensemble speaker  
Victor BVE-83816 10-in. 8/3/1934 I saw stars Dan Hornsby ; Perry Bechtel Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BVE-83817 10-in. 8/3/1934 Beautiful face have a heart! Dan Hornsby ; Perry Bechtel Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-037378 10-in. 6/16/1939 The lion and the mouse Uncle Ned Recitation, with vocal, piano, and sound effects speaker, vocalist  
Victor BS-037379 10-in. 6/16/1939 Humpty Dumpty Uncle Ned Recitation, with vocal, piano, and sound effects vocalist, speaker  
Victor BS-037380 10-in. 6/16/1939 Wynkyn, Blynkyn and Nod Uncle Ned Recitation, with vocal, piano, and sound effects vocalist, speaker  
Victor BS-037381 10-in. 6/16/1939 The hare and the tortoise Uncle Ned Recitation, with vocal, piano, and sound effects vocalist, speaker  
Victor BS-037382 10-in. 6/16/1939 The fox and the grapes Uncle Ned Recitation, with vocal, piano, and sound effects vocalist, speaker  
Victor BS-037383 10-in. 6/16/1939 The boy who cried wolf Uncle Ned Recitation, with vocal, piano, and sound effects vocalist, speaker  
Victor BS-041200 10-in. 8/21/1939 Sparkling blue eyes no. 2 Wade Mainer ; Sons of the Mountaineers Vocal and instrumental ensemble session supervisor  
Victor BS-041201 10-in. 8/21/1939 The poor drunkard's dream Wade Mainer ; Sons of the Mountaineers Vocal and instrumental ensemble session supervisor  
Victor BS-041202 10-in. 8/21/1939 Were you there? Wade Mainer ; Sons of the Mountaineers Vocal and instrumental ensemble session supervisor  
Victor BS-041203 10-in. 8/21/1939 The gospel cannon ball Wade Mainer ; Sons of the Mountaineers Vocal and instrumental ensemble session supervisor  
Victor BS-041204 10-in. 8/21/1939 The great and final judgment Wade Mainer ; Sons of the Mountaineers Vocal and instrumental ensemble session supervisor  
Victor BS-041205 10-in. 8/21/1939 What a wonderful Saviour is He Wade Mainer ; Sons of the Mountaineers Vocal and instrumental ensemble session supervisor  
Victor BS-041206 10-in. 8/21/1939 Why not make heaven your home Wade Mainer ; Sons of the Mountaineers Vocal and instrumental ensemble session supervisor  
Victor BS-041207 10-in. 8/21/1939 Mansions in the sky Wade Mainer ; Sons of the Mountaineers Vocal and instrumental ensemble session supervisor  
Victor BS-041208 10-in. 8/21/1939 Not a word of that be said Wade Mainer ; Sons of the Mountaineers Vocal and instrumental ensemble session supervisor  
Victor BS-041209 10-in. 8/21/1939 Drifting through an unfriendly world Wade Mainer ; Sons of the Mountaineers Vocal and instrumental ensemble session supervisor  
Victor BS-041210 10-in. 8/21/1939 Why don't you give me my memories? Johnny Barfield Male vocal solo, with guitar session supervisor  
Victor BS-041211 10-in. 8/21/1939 Don't cry, my darlin' Johnny Barfield Male vocal solo, with guitar session supervisor  
(Results 1-25 of 707 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Hornsby, Dan," accessed April 17, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113834.

Hornsby, Dan. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 17, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113834.

"Hornsby, Dan." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 17 April 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113834

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