Joe Belmont

Joe Belmont was the stage name of Joseph Walter Fulton (July 22, 1876 - August 29, 1949) who was a whistling performer and baritone in the United States who came to be known as "The Human Bird". He was one of the most popular recording artists in the years leading to 1900 and sang as a baritone and whistled for the Columbia Quartet along with Albert Campbell, Jim Reynard and Joe Majors. His top-selling records included "Beautiful Birds, Sing On", "Tell Me, Pretty Maiden" (with Byron G. Harlan, Frank C. Stanley, and the Florodora Girls, Columbia 31604, 1901).

Birth and Death Data: Born July 22, 1876 (Shamokin), Died August 29, 1949 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1901 - 1910

Roles Represented in DAHR: whistling, vocalist

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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
Columbia 49 7-in. approximately 1901 The birds and the brook Columbia Band Band, with bird imitations vocalist, whistling  
Columbia 49 10-in. approximately 1901 The birds and the brook Columbia Band Band, with bird imitations vocalist, whistling  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Belmont, Joe," accessed July 17, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/359285.

Belmont, Joe. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 17, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/359285.

"Belmont, Joe." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 17 July 2024.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/359285

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