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 31, 1926 (Birmingham), Died December 9, 1979 (Nashville)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1949 - 1966

Roles Represented in DAHR: violin, vocalist, harmony vocal

Notes: Thomas Lee Jackson.

= Recordings are available for online listening.
= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 319 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia CO40377 10-in. 1/16/1949 Rainbow in my heart George Morgan Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia CO40378 10-in. Please don't let me love you George Morgan Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia CO40379 10-in. 1/16/1949 Candy kisses George Morgan Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia CO47686 10-in. 2/13/1952 Fille de la ville (girl of the town) Vin Bruce Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia CO47687 10-in. 2/13/1952 Dans la louisianne (in Louisiana) Vin Bruce Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, violin  
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 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 (Blue yodel no. 4) Webb Pierce instrumentalist, violin  
(Results 1-25 of 319 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Jackson, Tommy," accessed July 20, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/204871.

Jackson, Tommy. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 20, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/204871.

"Jackson, Tommy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 20 July 2024.

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

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