John J. O'Brien

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1916 - 1940

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-18724 10-in. 11/20/1916 'Twas only an Irishman's dream Henry Burr Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-21592 10-in. 3/21/1918 We'll knock the helito into heligo and out of Heligoland William J. "Sailor" Reilly Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BS-058229 10-in. 12/5/1940 'Twas only an Irishman's dream Harry's Tavern Band ; Billy Murray Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Columbia 47158 10-in. 11/15/1916 'Twas only an Irishman's dream Empire Trio Male vocal trio, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 77475 10-in. 11/1/1917 We 'll knock the Heligo into Heligo out of Heligoland Arthur Fields Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 78914 10-in. 1/8/1920 'Twas only an Irishman's dream Sterling Trio Male vocal trio, with orchestra lyricist  
Edison 5329 10-in. 1/30/1917 'Twas only an Irishman's dream George Wilton Ballard Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "O'Brien, John J.," accessed September 19, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/334322.

O'Brien, John J.. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 19, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/334322.

"O'Brien, John J.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 19 September 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/334322

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