John Griffin

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1924 - 1927

Roles Represented in DAHR: flute, vocalist, guitar

Notes: Identified in Victor Ledgers as John Griffin, The Fifth Avenue Busman and sub-credited on some Columbia labels as The 5th Ave Bus Man. Identified in Victor ledgers as John Griffin, the Fifth Avenue Busman.

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-36679 10-in. 11/11/1926 Finnigan, the tailor John Griffin Flute solo, with piano instrumentalist, flute  
Victor BVE-36680 10-in. 11/11/1926 On the bridge at twilight John Griffin Flute solo, with piano instrumentalist, flute  
Victor BVE-36681 10-in. 11/11/1926 Why she couldn't drink her tea John Griffin Flute solo, with piano instrumentalist, flute  
Victor BVE-36682 10-in. 11/11/1926 Kitty's favorite John Griffin Flute solo, with piano instrumentalist, flute  
Victor BVE-37370 10-in. 1/21/1927 Oh dear me John Griffin Male vocal solo, with flute and piano instrumentalist, flute, vocalist  
Victor BVE-37371 10-in. 1/21/1927 The old bog oak ring John Griffin Male vocal solo, with flute and piano instrumentalist, flute, vocalist  
Columbia 81664 10-in. 4/4/1924 Sorrowful blues Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with violin and piano instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W143392 10-in. 2/3/1927 The real old mountain dew John Griffin Flute solo instrumentalist, flute  
Columbia W143393 10-in. 2/3/1927 My beauty of Limerick John Griffin Flute solo instrumentalist, flute  
Columbia W107826 10-in. April 1927 Peggy Malone John Griffin Male vocal solo and flute solo, with piano vocalist, instrumentalist, flute  
Columbia W107827 10-in. April 1927 The Widow McGee John Griffin Male vocal solo and flute solo, with piano instrumentalist, flute, vocalist  
Columbia W108371 10-in. October 1927 My Kerry colleen John Griffin Male vocal solo and flute solo, with piano vocalist, instrumentalist, flute  
Columbia W108372 10-in. October 1927 The old country party John Griffin Flute solo, with piano instrumentalist, flute  
Columbia W108373 10-in. October 1927 Oh, where is Kathleen John Griffin Flute solo, with piano instrumentalist, flute  
Columbia W108510 10-in. November 1927 The old Irish jig John Griffin Male vocal solo and flute solo, with piano instrumentalist, flute, vocalist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Griffin, John," accessed October 27, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/204048.

Griffin, John. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 27, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/204048.

"Griffin, John." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 27 October 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/204048

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