Tommy Jackson

Thomas Lee "Tommy" Jackson Jr. (March 31, 1926 – December 9, 1979) was an American fiddle player, regarded as "one of the finest commercial fiddle players of all time". He played on hundreds of country records from the 1940s to the 1970s, and it has been claimed that he "has probably been heard on more country records than any other musician".

Birth and Death Data: Born March 31st, 1926 (Birmingham), Died December 9th, 1979 (Nashville)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1949 - 1966

Roles Represented in DAHR: violin, vocalist, harmony vocal

Notes: Thomas Lee Jackson.

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 314 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 88892 11/18/1955 I don't care Webb Pierce instrumentalist, violin  
Decca NA 100 6/1/1955 Hidin' out Patsy Cline instrumentalist, violin  
Decca NA 101 6/1/1955 Turn the cards slowly Patsy Cline instrumentalist, violin  
Decca NA 102 6/1/1955 A church, a courtroom and then goodbye Patsy Cline instrumentalist, violin  
Decca NA 103 6/1/1955 Honky tonk merry-go-round Patsy Cline instrumentalist, violin  
Decca NA 2024 8/26/1949 I'll never slip around again Walter "Hank" "Sugarfoot" Garland instrumentalist, violin  
Decca NA 2025 8/26/1949 This cold war with you Walter "Hank" "Sugarfoot" Garland instrumentalist, violin  
Decca NA 2026 8/26/1949 Some other world Walter "Hank" "Sugarfoot" Garland instrumentalist, violin  
Decca NA 2027 8/26/1949 Sugarfoot rag Walter "Hank" "Sugarfoot" Garland instrumentalist, violin  
Decca NA 2056 11/10/1949 Jesus loves me Red Foley instrumentalist, violin  
Decca NA 2057 11/10/1949 I'll be a sunbeam Red Foley instrumentalist, violin  
Decca NA 2058 11/10/1949 Sugar foot rag-1 Red Foley instrumentalist, violin  
Decca NA 2067 12/29/1949 I love you because The Texas Troubadours ; Ernest Tubb instrumentalist, violin  
Decca NA 2068 12/29/1949 Give me a little old fashioned love The Texas Troubadours ; Ernest Tubb instrumentalist, violin  
Decca NA 2069 12/29/1949 Unfaithful one The Texas Troubadours ; Ernest Tubb instrumentalist, violin  
Decca NA 2188 7/4/1950 I'm moving on Walter "Hank" "Sugarfoot" Garland instrumentalist, violin  
Decca NA 2189 7/4/1950 Guitar shuffle Walter "Hank" "Sugarfoot" Garland instrumentalist, violin  
Decca NA 2333 3/7/1951 Drifting Texas sand-1 Webb Pierce instrumentalist, violin  
Decca NA 2334 3/7/1951 If crying would make you Webb Pierce instrumentalist, violin  
Decca NA 2335 3/7/1951 California blues-1 (Blue yodel No.4) Webb Pierce instrumentalist, violin  
Decca NA 2336 3/7/1951 You scared the love right out of me Webb Pierce instrumentalist, violin  
Decca NA 2361 3/17/1951 Kentucky waltz Bill Monroe and his Blue Grass Boys instrumentalist, violin  
Decca NA 2362 3/17/1951 The prisoner's song-1 Bill Monroe and his Blue Grass Boys instrumentalist, violin  
Decca NA 2363 3/17/1951 Swing low sweet chariot Bill Monroe and his Blue Grass Boys instrumentalist, violin  
Decca NA 2364 3/17/1951 Angels rock me to sleep Bill Monroe and his Blue Grass Boys instrumentalist, violin  
(Results 1-25 of 314 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Jackson, Tommy," accessed August 11, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/204871.

Jackson, Tommy. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 11, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/204871.

"Jackson, Tommy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 11 August 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/204871

Feedback

Send the Editors a message about this record.