Jack Major

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1927 - 1936

Roles Represented in DAHR: tenor vocal, whistling, yodeling, vocalist, lyricist, composer

Notes: Laird: "The Voice of Southland."

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor [Trial 1928-02-13-01] 10-in. 2/13/1928 Keep sweeping the cobwebs off the moon Jack Major Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor [Trial 1928-02-13-02] 10-in. 2/13/1928 Among my souvenirs Jack Major Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia W144434 10-in. 7/7/1927 Silver moon Jack Major Male vocal solo and yodeling, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal, yodeling  
Columbia W144435 10-in. 7/7/1927 My Kentucky Mountain sweetheart Jack Major Male vocal solo and yodeling, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal, yodeling  
Columbia W144436 10-in. 7/7/1927 Indian dawn Jack Major Male vocal solo and whistling, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal, whistling  
Columbia W144439 10-in. 7/7/1927 At dawning (I love you) Jack Major Male vocal solo and whistling, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal, whistling  
Columbia W144440 10-in. 7/7/1927 (Oh, the whippoorwill sings in the sycamore) Just the same Jack Major Male vocal solo and whistling, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal, whistling  
Columbia W144531 10-in. 8/3/1927 Two little pretty birds Jack Major Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia W144532 10-in. 8/3/1927 The spell o' the moon Jack Major Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia W144533 10-in. 8/3/1927 Hush, my baby, hush, my honey gal Jack Major Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Brunswick E29245 10-in. Feb. 1929 Give your baby lots of lovin’ Jack Major Male vocal solo, with whistling and orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Brunswick C2518 10-in. 11/5/1928 Meet me tonight in Dreamland Jack Major Male vocal solo, with whistling and orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Brunswick C2519 10-in. 11/5/1928 I’m sorry I made you cry Jack Major Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Brunswick E27669 10-in. 6/8/1928 Melancholy yodel blues Jack Major Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio vocalist, tenor vocal  
Brunswick E27670 10-in. 6/8/1928 Tennessee mountain gal Jack Major Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio vocalist, tenor vocal  
Brunswick E27677 10-in. 6/9/1928 Good night Jack Major Male vocal solo and yodeling. with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal, yodeling  
Brunswick E27678 10-in. 6/9/1928 I tore up your picture when you said goodbye Jack Major Male vocal solo and whistling. with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal, whistling  
Brunswick E27856 10-in. 7/18/1928 Just a night for meditation Jack Major Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Brunswick E27857 10-in. 7/18/1928 I love to live (Because I live to love only you) Jack Major Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal, lyricist, composer  
Brunswick E29246 10-in. Feb. 1929 (I love you) Sweetheart of all my dreams Jack Major Male vocal solo, with whistling and orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Decca C 90713 10-in. 5/9/1936 The country doctor, part 1 Jack Major vocalist  
Decca C 90714 10-in. 5/9/1936 The country doctor, part 2 Jack Major vocalist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Major, Jack," accessed October 22, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/206158.

Major, Jack. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 22, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/206158.

"Major, Jack." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 22 October 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/206158

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