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 26-33 of 33 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Edison 10682 10-in. 11/16/1925 Show me the way to go home Tennessee Happy Boys Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Edison 10705 10-in. 12/2/1925 Show me the way to go home The Happiness Boys Male vocal duet, with orchestra songwriter  
Edison 10745 10-in. 12/30/1925 Show me the way to go home Ray Perkins Piano solo composer  
Edison 10937 10-in. 4/22/1926 Chick, chick, chick, chick, chicken (Lay a little egg for me) Tom Howard ; Jazz Babies Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Edison 11670 10-in. 4/28/1927 The more we are together Palais D'Or Orchestra ; B. A. Rolfe Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Edison 11672 10-in. 4/29/1927 The more we are together Bonnie Laddies Male vocal trio, with orchestra songwriter  
Vocalion E1671-E1674 10-in. 11/11/1925 Show me the way to go home Park Lane Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio songwriter  
Vocalion E1923-E1925 10-in. 12/12/1925 Show me the way to go home Chick Endor Male vocal solo, with piano songwriter  
(Results 26-33 of 33 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "King, Irving [Reginald Connelly and Jimmy Campbell]," accessed November 28, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/115384.

King, Irving [Reginald Connelly and Jimmy Campbell]. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 28, 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. 28 November 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

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

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