Rip Hurley & Bob

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1929

Roles Represented in DAHR: Vocal group

Notes: Pseudonym for Roy Harper (Roy Harvey) and Earl Shirkey.

See Also: Harvey, Roy; Shirkey, Earl


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia 148136 10-in. 3/26/1929 The railroad blues Roy Harper ; Earl Shirkey Male vocal solo, with guitar and yodeling Vocal group  


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