Irving King [Reginald Connelly and Jimmy Campbell]

James Tyrie Campbell (1903–1967) and Reginald John Connelly (1895 (or 1898) – September 23, 1963) were British music publishers and a songwriting team (1920s and 1930s). Primarily lyricists, they generally worked in collaboration with composers.

For some songs (most notably "Show Me the Way to Go Home") they used the pseudonym Irving King and Irving and Ivor King.

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1925 - 1934

Roles Represented in DAHR: songwriter, composer, lyricist

Notes: Irving King was the pseudonym used by the songwriters Reginald Connelly and Jimmy Campbell.

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 33 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-33506 10-in. 9/23/1925 Show me the way to go home International Novelty Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal quintet songwriter  
Victor BVE-33656 10-in. 12/29/1925 Show me the way to go home Mitchell Brothers Male vocal duet, with 2 banjos (self-accompaniment) songwriter  
Victor BVE-34327 10-in. 1/14/1926 Show me the way to go home Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with ukulele and piano songwriter  
Victor BVE-35216 10-in. 3/17/1926 Mpareme 'a via d' 'a casa mia Farfariello [i.e., Eduardo Migliaccio] Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Victor BVE-36183 10-in. 9/13/1926 Chick, chick, chick, chick, chicken (Lay a little egg for me) Ted Weems Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet songwriter  
Victor BVE-38438 10-in. 4/7/1927 The more we are together Victor Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal quartet songwriter  
Victor BS-80485 10-in. 5/1/1934 No more heartaches, no more tears Edgewater Beach Hotel Orchestra ; Harry Sosnick Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia W141102 10-in. 10/13/1925 Show me the way to go home Singing Sophomores Male vocal quartet, with piano songwriter  
Columbia W141111 10-in. 10/6/1925 Show me the way to go home Ernest Hare Male vocal solo, with banjo songwriter  
Columbia W141126 10-in. 10/8/1925 Show me the way to go home Billy West Male vocal solo, with banjo songwriter  
Columbia W141289 10-in. 11/19/1925 Show me the way to go home Tommy Christian Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with singing by members of the band songwriter  
Columbia W141355 10-in. 12/5/1925 Show me the way to go home California Ramblers Jazz/dance band, with singing by members of the band songwriter  
Columbia W142596 10-in. 9/10/1926 Chick, chick, chick, chick, chicken Clicquot Club Eskimos ; Harry Reser Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio songwriter  
Columbia W143737 10-in. 4/1/1927 The more we are together Columbians ; Frank Harris ; Ed Smalle Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet songwriter  
Columbia W148209 10-in. 4/8/1929 Show me the way to go home Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with male vocal solo, male vocal ensemble, and whistling songwriter  
OKeh 73747 10-in. Nov. 1925 Show me the way to go home Johnny Marvin Male vocal solo, with ukulele songwriter  
OKeh 73767 10-in. Nov. 1925 Show me the way to go home Hotel Pennsylvania Orchestra ; Vincent Lopez Jazz/dance band composer  
OKeh 73811 10-in. 12/4/1925 Show me the way to go home Louise Vant Female vocal solo, with trombone and piano songwriter  
OKeh 74259 10-in. 8/12/1926 Chick, chick, chick, chick, chicken! Jazz Pilots Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and trap effects songwriter  
OKeh W80724 10-in. 4/13/1927 The more we are together Jazz Pilots ; Harry Reser Jazz/dance band, with male vocal ensemble composer, lyricist  
Brunswick E17180-E17183 10-in. 12/21/1925 Show me the way to go home Wendell W. Hall Male vocal solo, with ukulele songwriter  
Brunswick E17198-E17199 10-in. 12/22/1925 Show me the way to go home Wendell W. Hall Male vocal solo, with ukulele songwriter  
Brunswick E18748-E18750 10-in. 4/13/1926 Chick, chick, chick, chick, chicken Six Jumping Jacks Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Brunswick E22272-E22273 10-in. 4/6/1927 The more we are together Six Jumping Jacks Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Edison 10659 10-in. 10/29/1925 Show me the way to go home Polla's Bohemians Jazz/dance band songwriter  
(Results 1-25 of 33 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "King, Irving [Reginald Connelly and Jimmy Campbell]," accessed December 2, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/115384.

King, Irving [Reginald Connelly and Jimmy Campbell]. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 2, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/115384.

"King, Irving [Reginald Connelly and Jimmy Campbell]." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 2 December 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/115384

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