Earl Shirkey

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1928 - 1930

Roles Represented in DAHR: yodeling, composer, vocalist

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia W147226 10-in. 10/18/1928 Steamboat man Roy Harper ; Earl Shirkey Male vocal solo, with yodeling and guitar vocalist, yodeling  
Columbia W147227 10-in. 10/18/1928 When the roses bloom for the bootlegger Roy Harper ; Earl Shirkey Male vocal solo, with yodeling and guitar vocalist, yodeling  
Columbia W147228 10-in. 10/18/1928 Poor little Joe Roy Harper ; Earl Shirkey Male vocal solo, with yodeling and guitar vocalist, yodeling  
Columbia W147229 10-in. 10/18/1928 We parted at the gate Roy Harper ; Earl Shirkey Male vocal solo, with yodeling and guitar vocalist, yodeling  
Columbia W148130 10-in. 3/26/1929 The yodeling mule Roy Harper ; Earl Shirkey Male vocal duet, with yodeling and guitar vocalist, composer, yodeling  
Columbia W148132 10-in. 3/26/1929 When I'm gone Roy Harper ; Earl Shirkey Male vocal solo, with guitar and yodeling vocalist, yodeling  
Columbia W148133 10-in. 3/26/1929 My mother and my sweetheart Roy Harper ; Earl Shirkey Male vocal duet, with yodeling and guitar vocalist, yodeling  
Columbia W148134 10-in. 3/26/1929 The cowboy's lullaby Roy Harper ; Earl Shirkey Male vocal duet, with yodeling and guitar vocalist, composer, yodeling  
Columbia W148135 10-in. 3/26/1929 The bootlegger's dream of home Roy Harper ; Earl Shirkey Male vocal solo, with guitar and yodeling composer, vocalist, yodeling  
Columbia W148136 10-in. 3/26/1929 The railroad blues Roy Harper ; Earl Shirkey Male vocal solo, with guitar and yodeling composer, vocalist, yodeling  
Columbia W148137 10-in. 3/26/1929 Keep Bachelor's Hall Roy Harper ; Earl Shirkey Male vocal solo, with guitar and yodeling vocalist, composer  
Columbia W148138 10-in. 3/26/1929 Kitty waltz yodel Roy Harper ; Earl Shirkey Male vocal solo (yodeling), with guitar composer, vocalist, yodeling  
Columbia W149226 10-in. 10/22/1929 The Virginian strike of '23 Roy Harper ; Earl Shirkey Male vocal solo, with guitar and yodeling vocalist, yodeling  
Columbia W149227 10-in. 10/22/1929 The little lost child Roy Harper ; Earl Shirkey Male vocal solo, with guitar and yodeling vocalist, yodeling  
Columbia W149228 10-in. 10/22/1929 My yodeling sweetheart Roy Harper ; Earl Shirkey Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin), guitar, and yodeling vocalist, yodeling  
Columbia W149229 10-in. 10/22/1929 I'm longing to belong to someone Roy Harper ; Earl Shirkey Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin), guitar, and yodeling vocalist, yodeling  
Columbia W149230 10-in. 10/22/1929 We have moonshine in the West Virginia hills Roy Harper ; Earl Shirkey Male vocal solo, with guitar and yodeling vocalist, yodeling  
Columbia W149231 10-in. 10/22/1929 A hobo's pal Roy Harper ; Earl Shirkey Male vocal solo, with guitar and yodeling vocalist, yodeling  
Columbia W150341 10-in. 4/22/1930 Down the trail to home sweet home Roy Harper ; Earl Shirkey Male vocal solo, with guitar and yodeling vocalist, yodeling  
Columbia W150342 10-in. 4/22/1930 The pal that I love Roy Harper ; Earl Shirkey Male vocal solo, with guitar and yodeling vocalist, yodeling  
Columbia W150344 10-in. 4/22/1930 Peggy O'Neil Roy Harper ; Earl Shirkey Male vocal solo, with guitar and yodeling vocalist, yodeling  
Columbia W150345 10-in. 4/22/1930 When I lost you Roy Harper ; Earl Shirkey Male vocal solo, with guitar and yodeling vocalist, yodeling  
Columbia W150352 10-in. 4/22/1930 Learning MacFayden to dance Roy Harper ; Earl Shirkey Male vocal solo, with guitar and yodeling vocalist, yodeling  
Columbia W150353 10-in. 4/22/1930 Eileen Roy Harper ; Earl Shirkey Male vocal solo, with guitar and yodeling vocalist, yodeling  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Shirkey, Earl," accessed December 3, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/209376.

Shirkey, Earl. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 3, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/209376.

"Shirkey, Earl." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 3 December 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/209376

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