Jesse Albert Stone (November 16, 1901 – April 1, 1999) was an American rhythm and blues musician and songwriter whose influence spanned a wide range of genres. He also used the pseudonyms Charles Calhoun and Chuck Calhoun. His best-known composition as Calhoun was "Shake, Rattle and Roll".
Ahmet Ertegün once stated that "Jesse Stone did more to develop the basic rock 'n' roll sound than anybody else."
Birth and Death Data: Born November 16th, 1901 (Atchison), Died April 1st, 1999 (Altamonte Springs)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1927 - 1955
Roles Represented in DAHR: leader, composer, vocalist, piano
Notes: Also used the name Charles Calhoun.
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||BS-044592||10-in.||1/11/1940||Snaky feelin'||Harlan Leonard ; Rockets ; Jimmy Ross||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|Victor||BS-048966||10-in.||4/28/1940||W. P. A.||Tex Beneke ; Glenn Miller Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal ensemble||composer|
|Victor||BS-054676||10-in.||8/2/1940||Papa's in bed with his britches on||Una Mae Carlisle||Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance quartet||composer|
|Victor||E0VB-4395||10-in.||5/12/1950||The jumping jack||Johnny Moore ; Three Blazers (Johnny Moore)||Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band||composer|
|Victor||D9VB-1330||10-in.||4/19/1949||Cole slaw (sorghum switch)||Jesse Stone Orchestra ; Jesse Stone||Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble||leader, vocalist, composer|
|Victor||D9VB-1331||10-in.||4/19/1949||Do it now!||Jesse Stone Orchestra ; Jesse Stone||Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble||leader, vocalist|
|OKeh||W80761||10-in.||4/27/1927||Starvation blues||Jesse Stone’s Blues Serenaders||Jazz/dance band||composer, leader|
|OKeh||W80762||10-in.||4/27/1927||In Susie's basement||Jesse Stone’s Blues Serenaders||Jazz/dance band||leader|
|OKeh||W80763||10-in.||4/27/1927||Boot to boot||Jesse Stone’s Blues Serenaders||Jazz/dance band||leader, composer|
|OKeh||W80764||10-in.||4/27/1927||Shufflin' blues||Jesse Stone’s Blues Serenaders||Jazz/dance band||leader|
|Brunswick||KC585||10-in.||Nov. 1929||Ruff scufflin’||George E. Lee Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Decca||85786||1/29/1954||Jealous blues||Sonny Parker Orchestra||instrumentalist, piano|
|Decca||85787||1/29/1954||I'm hungry||Sonny Parker Orchestra||instrumentalist, piano|
|Decca||87814||4/22/1955||Come and dance with me||Al Sears and his Rock 'n' Rollers||vocalist|
|Decca||87816||4/22/1955||Tom, Dick 'n Harry (Instrumental)||Al Sears and his Rock 'n' Rollers||vocalist|
|Decca||87817||4/22/1955||Tina's canteen (Instrumental)||Al Sears and his Rock 'n' Rollers||vocalist|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Stone, Jesse," accessed May 6, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/114279.
Stone, Jesse. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 6, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/114279.
"Stone, Jesse." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 6 May 2021.
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