John Harrington

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1936 - 1945

Roles Represented in DAHR: alto saxophone, clarinet, baritone saxophone, tenor saxophone

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 60852 10-in. 3/2/1936 Walkin' and swingin'-1 Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, baritone saxophone, alto saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 60853 10-in. 3/2/1936 Moten swing Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 60854 10-in. 3/2/1936 Lotta sax appeal Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 60861 10-in. 3/3/1936 Git Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 60862 10-in. 3/3/1936 All the jive is gone Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 60865 10-in. 3/4/1936 Froggy bottom Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 60866 10-in. 3/4/1936 Bearcat shuffle Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 60867 10-in. 3/4/1936 Steppin' pretty Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 60874 10-in. 3/7/1936 Christopher Columbus Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 60876 10-in. 3/7/1936 Corky-1 Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 60886 10-in. 3/11/1936 I'se a-muggin' Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 60887 10-in. 3/11/1936 Until the real thing comes along Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 60961 10-in. 3/31/1936 Puddin' head serenade Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 60972 10-in. 4/2/1936 Until the real thing comes along Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 60973 10-in. 4/3/1936 Blue illusion Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 60974 10-in. 4/3/1936 Cloudy Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 61003 10-in. 4/7/1936 Give her a pint (and she'll tell it all) Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 61463 10-in. 12/9/1936 Fifty-Second Street Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 61464 10-in. 12/9/1936 The lady who swings the band Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 61465 10-in. 12/9/1936 What will I tell my heart? Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 61466 10-in. 12/9/1936 Dedicated to you Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 61598 10-in. 2/15/1937 Wednesday night hop Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 61599 10-in. 2/15/1937 Skies are blue Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 61950 10-in. 2/15/1937 Downstream Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 61951 10-in. 2/15/1937 In the groove Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 62133 10-in. 4/17/1937 Worried over you Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 62134 10-in. 4/17/1937 Foolin' myself Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 62135 10-in. 4/17/1937 I'm glad for your sake Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 62136 10-in. 4/17/1937 I'll get along somehow Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 62446 10-in. 7/26/1937 A mellow bit of rhythm Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 62447 10-in. 7/26/1937 In my wildest dreams Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 62448 10-in. 7/26/1937 Better luck next time Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 62449 10-in. 7/26/1937 Satan takes a holiday Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 62453 10-in. 7/27/1937 What's mine is yours Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 62454 10-in. 7/27/1937 Why can't we do it again? Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 62455 10-in. 7/27/1937 The key to my heart Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 62456 10-in. 7/27/1937 I want to be a gypsy Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 62872 10-in. 12/13/1937 Lover come back to me Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 62873 10-in. 12/13/1937 Poor butterfly Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 62874 10-in. 12/13/1937 The big dipper Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 62875 10-in. 12/13/1937 Bear down Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 63255 10-in. 2/8/1938 I surrender dear Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 63256 10-in. 2/8/1938 Twinklin' Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 63257 10-in. 2/8/1938 It must be true Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 63258 10-in. 2/8/1938 I'll get by Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 63259 10-in. 2/8/1938 Little Joe from Chicago-1 Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 64612 10-in. 9/9/1938 The gal that wrecked my life Rodney Sturgis instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 64613 10-in. 9/9/1938 Bless you, my dear Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 64614 10-in. 9/9/1938 How can we be wrong? Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 64615 10-in. 9/9/1938 Mess-a stomp-1 Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 64642 10-in. 9/2/1938 Toadie toddle Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 64643 10-in. 9/2/1938 won't tell a soul (I love you) Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 64644 10-in. 9/2/1938 What would people say? Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 64645 10-in. 9/2/1938 How much do you mean to me? Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 64694 10-in. 10/24/1938 Jump Jack jump Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 64695 10-in. 10/24/1938 Breeze Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 64696 10-in. 10/24/1938 Ghost of love Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 64697 10-in. 10/24/1938 What a life Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 64698 10-in. 10/25/1938 Sittin' around and dreamin' Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 64699 10-in. 10/25/1938 What's your story, morning glory? Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 64777 10-in. 12/5/1938 Honey Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 64778 10-in. 12/5/1938 September in the rain Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 64779 10-in. 12/5/1938 Clouds Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 64780 10-in. 12/5/1938 Julius Caesar Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 64781 10-in. 12/5/1938 Dunkin' a doughnut-1 Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 64782 10-in. 12/6/1938 Goodbye Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 64783 10-in. 12/6/1938 Mary's idea-1 Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 64784 10-in. 12/6/1938 But it didn't mean a thinq Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 64785 10-in. 12/6/1938 Say it again Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 65188 10-in. 3/16/1939 You set me on fire Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 65189 10-in. 3/16/1939 I'll never learn Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 65190 10-in. 3/16/1939 Close to five Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 65191 10-in. 3/16/1939 Floyd's guitar blues-1 Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 65249 10-in. 3/23/1939 (I wanna go where you go) Then I'll be happy Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 65250 10-in. 3/23/1939 S'posin' Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 65251 10-in. 3/23/1939 I'll never fail you Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 65252 10-in. 3/23/1939 Why don't I get wise to myself Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 66877 10-in. 11/15/1939 I'm getting nowhere with you Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 66878 10-in. 11/15/1939 I don't stand a ghost of a chance with you Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 66879 10-in. 11/15/1939 Please don't talk about me when I'm gone Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 66880 10-in. 11/15/1939 Big Jim blues-1 Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 67010 10-in. 1/2/1940 Wham (Wham-re-bop-boom-bam) Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 67011 10-in. 1/2/1940 Love is the thing Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 67012 10-in. 1/2/1940 Why go on pretending ? Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 67013 10-in. 1/2/1940 It always will be you Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 67893 10-in. 6/25/1940 Fine and mellow Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 67894 10-in. 6/25/1940 Scratching in the gravel Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 67895 10-in. 6/25/1940 Fifteen minute intermission Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 67896 10-in. 6/25/1940 Take those blues away Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 67917 10-in. 7/8/1940 Now I lay me down to dream Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 67918 10-in. 7/8/1940 There is no greater love Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 67919 10-in. 7/8/1940 Midnight stroll Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 67920 10-in. 7/8/1940 Little Miss Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 68317 10-in. 11/7/1940 The Count Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 68318 10-in. 11/7/1940 Twelfth Street rag Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 68319 10-in. 11/7/1940 When I saw you Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 68363 10-in. 11/18/1940 If I feel this way tomorrow Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 68364 10-in. 11/18/1940 Or have I ? Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 68546 10-in. 1/3/1941 Cuban boogie woogie Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 68547 10-in. 1/3/1941 A dream dropped in Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 68548 10-in. 1/3/1941 Is it a sin (lovin' you) ? Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 68549 10-in. 1/3/1941 Ring dem bells Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 69519 10-in. 7/17/1941 Big time grip-1 Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 69520 10-in. 7/17/1941 47th Street jive Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 69521 10-in. 7/17/1941 I'm misunderstood Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 69522 10-in. 7/17/1941 No answer Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone  
Decca 71050 10-in. 7/14/1942 Hey lawdy Mama Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 71051 10-in. 7/14/1942 Boogie woogie cocktail Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 71052 10-in. 7/14/1942 Ride on, ride on Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 71053 10-in. 7/14/1942 Mc Ghee special-2 Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 71239 10-in. 7/31/1942 Worried life blues Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 71240 10-in. 7/31/1942 Take it and git Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 71241 10-in. 7/31/1942 Hip hip hooray Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 71242 10-in. 7/31/1942 Unlucky blues Andy Kirk ; Twelve Clouds of Joy instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 71535 10-in. 12/3/1943 Shorty boo Andy Kirk Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 71536 10-in. 12/3/1943 Fare Thee well honey Andy Kirk Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 71537 10-in. 12/3/1943 Baby don't you tell me no lie Andy Kirk Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 71538 10-in. 12/3/1943 Things 'bout comin' my way Andy Kirk Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 72949 10-in. 6/22/1945 Someday Lucky Millinder Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 72950 6/22/1945 [Unknown title(s)] Lucky Millinder Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 72951 6/22/1945 [Unknown title(s)] Lucky Millinder Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 72952 10-in. 6/22/1945 All the time Lucky Millinder Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 72953 10-in. 6/22/1945 How big can you get little man Lucky Millinder Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Harrington, John," accessed July 13, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/204277.

Harrington, John. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 13, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/204277.

"Harrington, John." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 13 July 2024.

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