M. E. Abbey

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1917 - 1934

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist

Notes: Full name, Mason Ellis Abbey (1812-1892), reported by 9/9/2018 article on the Latter-day Saint hymnology website

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= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-26454 10-in. 5/5/1922 Life's railway to heaven Clifford Cairns ; Charles Harrison Male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BVE-37905 10-in. 2/16/1927 Life's railway to heaven Calhoun Sacred Quartet Male vocal quartet, with piano lyricist  
Victor BVE-38009 10-in. 4/25/1927 Life's railway to heaven Henry Burr ; James Stanley Male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BVE-47213 10-in. 10/20/1928 Life's railway to heaven Southern Railroad Quartet Male vocal quartet, with piano lyricist  
Victor BVE-51734 10-in. 4/25/1929 Life's railway to heaven John Seagle ; Leonard Stokes Male vocal duet, with organ lyricist  
Victor BS-75804 10-in. 5/3/1933 Life's railway to heaven Smilin' Ed McConnell Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor BS-75818 10-in. 5/3/1933 Life's railway to heaven Smilin' Ed McConnell Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor BS-81390 10-in. 2/14/1934 Life is like a mountain railroad Bradley Kincaid Male vocal solo, with guitar lyricist  
Victor BVE-82887 10-in. 8/2/1934 Life's railway to heaven Buice Brothers Male vocal quartet, with piano lyricist  
Columbia 81735 10-in. 4/25/1924 Life's railway to heaven Ernest Thompson Male vocal solo, with harmonica and guitar lyricist  
Columbia W142984 10-in. 12/3/1926 Life's railway to heaven Ford and Glenn Male vocal duet, with organ lyricist  
Columbia W143908 10-in. 4/5/1927 Life's railway to heaven Smith’s Sacred Singers Male vocal ensemble, with fiddle (violin) and guitar lyricist  
OKeh 8623 10-in. March 1924 Life's railway to heaven J. Douglas Swagerty ; Mrs. J. Douglas Swagerty Female-male vocal duet, with piano lyricist  
OKeh W81717 10-in. 10/8/1927 Life's railway to heaven Allen Quartette Male vocal quartet, with organ lyricist  
Brunswick E15810-E15812 10-in. 5/25/1925 Life's railway to heaven Criterion Quartet Male vocal quartet, with organ lyricist  
Brunswick C199-C200 10-in. 4/21/1926 Life’s railway to heaven Hermes Zimmerman Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Edison 5891 10-in. 11/21/1917 Life's railway to heaven Edward Allen ; Charles Hart Vocal duet (tenor and baritone), with orchestra lyricist  
Edison 9735 10-in. 9/24/1924 Life's railway to heaven Blue Ridge Duo Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica lyricist  
Vocalion 13076 10-in. April 1924 Life's railway to heaven George Reneau Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica lyricist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Abbey, M. E.," accessed November 27, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/300171.

Abbey, M. E.. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 27, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/300171.

"Abbey, M. E.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 27 November 2022.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/300171

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