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Al Pearce

Albert Pearce (July 25, 1898 – June 2, 1961) was a comedian, singer and banjoist who was a popular personality on several radio networks from 1928 to 1947.

Birth and Death Data: Born July 25th, 1898 (San Jose), Died June 2nd, 1961 (Newport Beach)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1929

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist

Notes: Performed with his brother Cal Pearce as the Pearce Brothers.

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia W147841 10-in. 2/4/1929 The Utah trail Pearce Brothers Male vocal duet vocalist  
Columbia W147844 10-in. 2/4/1929 Hobo Joe Pearce Brothers Male vocal duet vocalist  
Columbia W148598 10-in. 6/20/1929 If I give up the saxophone (Will you come back to me) Pearce Brothers Male vocal duet vocalist  
Columbia W148599 10-in. 6/20/1929 Barnacle Bill the sailor Pearce Brothers Male vocal duet vocalist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Pearce, Al," accessed September 21, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/115760.

Pearce, Al. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 21, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/115760.

"Pearce, Al." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 21 September 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/115760

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