Johnnie Bailes

Birth and Death Data: Born June 24, 1918, Died December 21, 1989

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1946 - 1959

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, songwriter

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Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor D6VB-2967 10-in. 9/30/1946 Dust on the bible Blue Sky Boys Male vocal duet songwriter  
Victor D9VB-0806 10-in. 1/31/1949 I heard my savior call Johnnie and Jack ; Tennessee Mountain Boys Male vocal solo, with string band and male vocal harmony songwriter  
Victor D9VB-0819 10-in. 1/31/1949 When heaven comes down Blue Sky Boys Male vocal duet, with string band songwriter  
Decca 101921 3/18/1957 I owe it to my heart Johnnie Bailes vocalist  
Decca 101922 3/18/1957 You make me live again Johnnie Bailes vocalist  
Decca 108234 9/14/1959 Ballad of Honest Abe Johnnie Bailes vocalist  
Decca 108235 9/14/1959 Hula star Johnnie Bailes vocalist  
Decca 108236 9/14/1959 (If I were) Alone with God Johnnie Bailes vocalist  
Decca 108237 9/14/1959 He will Johnnie Bailes vocalist  
Decca NA 9948 8/29/1957 It's bound to happen Johnnie Bailes vocalist  
Decca NA 9949 8/29/1957 So much Johnnie Bailes vocalist  
Decca NA 9950 8/29/1957 With you it's the money Johnnie Bailes vocalist  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Bailes, Johnnie," accessed June 5, 2023,

Bailes, Johnnie. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 5, 2023, from

"Bailes, Johnnie." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 5 June 2023.

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