Jess Johnston

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1930

Roles Represented in DAHR: violin, guitar, vocalist

Notes: Sometimes listed as Jess Johnson.

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Gennett 17087 10-in. 9/27/1930 Killin blues Jess Johnston ; Byrd Moore Fiddle (violin) and guitar duet instrumentalist, violin  
Gennett 17089 10-in. 9/27/1930 My trouble blues Jess Johnston ; Byrd Moore Fiddle (violin) and guitar duet instrumentalist, violin  
Gennett 17166 10-in. 10/14/1930 Root hog or die Byrd Moore Male vocal solo, with 2 guitars instrumentalist, guitar  
Gennett 17167 10-in. 10/14/1930 It might have been worse Jess Johnston ; Byrd Moore Male vocal duet, with 2 guitars vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Gennett 17337 10-in. 12/3/1930 Hobo's pal Roy Harvey Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and guitar instrumentalist, violin  
Gennett 17338 10-in. 12/3/1930 There'll be a change in business Roy Harvey Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and guitar instrumentalist, violin  
Gennett 17339 10-in. 12/3/1930 Wreck of the C & O Sportsman Roy Harvey Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and guitar instrumentalist, violin  
Gennett 17340 10-in. 12/3/1930 The Lilly reunion Roy Harvey Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and guitar instrumentalist, violin  
Gennett 17341 10-in. 12/3/1930 No room for a tramp Roy Harvey Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and guitar instrumentalist, violin  
Gennett 17342 10-in. 12/3/1930 Little seaside village Roy Harvey Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and guitar instrumentalist, violin  
Gennett 17343 10-in. 12/3/1930 Milwaukee blues John Martin [Roy Harvey] Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and guitar instrumentalist, violin  
Gennett 17344 10-in. 12/3/1930 When it's lamp lighting time in the valley Roy Harvey Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and guitar instrumentalist, violin  
Gennett 17345 10-in. 12/3/1930 My Smokey Mountain home Roy Harvey Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and guitar instrumentalist, violin  
Gennett 17346 10-in. 12/3/1930 When the bees are in the hive Roy Harvey Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and guitar instrumentalist, violin  
Gennett 17347 10-in. 12/4/1930 The dying brakeman Roy Harvey Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and guitar instrumentalist, violin  
Gennett 17348 10-in. 12/4/1930 Railroad blues Roy Harvey Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and guitar instrumentalist, violin  
Gennett 17349 10-in. 12/4/1930 Jefferson Street rag Roy Harvey ; Jess Johnston Guitar duet instrumentalist, guitar  
Gennett 17350 10-in. 12/4/1930 Guitar rag Roy Harvey Guitar duet instrumentalist, guitar  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Johnston, Jess," accessed July 17, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/362099.

Johnston, Jess. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 17, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/362099.

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

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/362099

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