Jan Clayton

Jan Clayton (August 26, 1917 – August 28, 1983) was a film, musical theater, and television actress. She starred in the popular 1950s TV series Lassie.

Born near Alamogordo, New Mexico, the only child of two schoolteachers, Clayton started singing by age four.

Birth and Death Data: Born August 26, 1917 (Tularosa), Died August 28, 1983 (West Hollywood)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1945

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 72854 10-in. 5/11/1945 You're a queer one, Julie Jordan ; Mister Snow Carousel Orchestra and Chorus vocalist  
Decca 72855 10-in. 5/11/1945 There's nothing so bad for a woman ; What' s the use of wond'rin' Carousel Orchestra and Chorus vocalist  
Decca 72863 10-in. 5/16/1945 If I loved you Carousel Orchestra and Chorus vocalist  
Decca 72864 10-in. 5/16/1945 The highest judge of all ; You'll never walk alone Carousel Orchestra and Chorus vocalist  
Decca 72884 10-in. 5/21/1945 Soliloquy, part 2 Carousel Orchestra and Chorus vocalist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Clayton, Jan," accessed December 7, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/308821.

Clayton, Jan. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 7, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/308821.

"Clayton, Jan." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 7 December 2022.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/308821

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