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Ada Jones

Ada Jones (1873–1922) began her recording career during the mid-1890s, but did not begin recording prolifically until 1905. By 1906 she was "probably the most popular phonograph singer in the world," according to historian Jim Walsh. She was essentially a singing comedienne whose specialty was dialect comedy of all sorts. Her depictions of a lower-class New York City Bowery maiden in the company of her boyfriend, depicted by Len Spencer, were especially popular.

The following recordings featuring Ada Jones are available in the National Jukebox:

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  Artist Role Title Description Primary Performer(s) Date
Vocalist - Soprano vocal Taffy Female-male vocal duet and male vocal quartet, with orchestra Ada Jones; Billy Murray; Haydn Quartet 1908-09-02
Vocalist - Soprano vocal When we are M-A-R-R-I-E-D Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra Ada Jones; Billy Murray 1908-11-06
Vocalist - Soprano vocal Always me Female vocal solo and male vocal quartet, with orchestra Ada Jones; Haydn Quartet 1908-10-01
Vocalist - Soprano vocal Whistle, and I'll wait for you Female vocal solo, with orchestra Ada Jones 1909-04-09
Vocalist - Soprano vocal I remember you Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra Ada Jones; Billy Murray 1909-04-09
Vocalist - Soprano vocal Isn't love a grand old thing? Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra Ada Jones; Billy Murray 1909-03-02
Vocalist - Soprano vocal I'm looking for a sweetheart Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra Ada Jones; Billy Murray 1909-03-02
Vocalist - Soprano vocal The yama-yama man Female vocal solo, with orchestra and female chorus Ada Jones 1909-05-11
Vocalist - Soprano vocal Gems of 'Havana' Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra Victor Light Opera Company 1909-07-12
Vocalist - Soprano vocal You can look and you can listen but M-U-M's the word Female vocal solo, with orchestra Ada Jones 1909-05-18