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Marion Harris

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Marion Harris

Marion Harris has been played on NTS shows including Dancing Through The 20th Century, with My Syncopated Melody Man (1916) first played on 15 August 2016.

Marion Harris (April 4 1896 — April 23, 1944) was an American popular singer, most successful in the 1920's. She was the first widely known white singer to sing jazz and blues songs.

Born Mary Ellen Harrison, probably in Indiana, she first played vaudeville and movie theaters in Chicago around 1914. Dancer Vernon Castle introduced her to the theater community in New York where she debuted in a 1915 Irving Berlin revue, Stop! Look! Listen!

In 1916, she began recording for…

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There's A Lump Of Sugar Down In Dixie (1918)
Marion Harris
Archeophone Records2000
There's A Lump Of Sugar Down In Dixie (1918)
Marion HarrisArcheophone Records2000
Discogs
My Syncopated Melody Man (1916)
Marion Harris
Archeophone Records2000
My Syncopated Melody Man (1916)
Marion HarrisArcheophone Records2000
Discogs