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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 Make a noise like a hoop and roll away Female vocal solo, with orchestra Ada Jones 1909-05-18
Vocalist - Soprano vocal Googy-oo Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra Ada Jones; Billy Murray 1909-05-28
Vocalist - Soprano vocal I'm awfully glad I met you Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra Ada Jones; Billy Murray 1909-05-28
Vocalist - Soprano vocal Call me up some rainy afternoon Female vocal solo and male vocal quartet, with orchestra American Quartet; Ada Jones 1910-05-04
Vocalist - Soprano vocal Has anybody here seen Kelly? Female vocal solo, with orchestra Ada Jones 1910-06-01
Vocalist - Soprano vocal All alone Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra Ada Jones; Billy Murray 1911-04-11
Vocalist - Soprano vocal The belle of the barber's ball Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra Ada Jones; Billy Murray 1910-10-14
Vocalist - Soprano vocal Some boy Female vocal solo, with orchestra Ada Jones 1913-03-05
Vocalist - Soprano vocal I'm looking for a nice young fellow who is looking for a nice young girl Female vocal solo, with male vocal quartet, with orchestra American Quartet; Ada Jones 1910-11-22
Vocalist - Soprano vocal I should worry and get wrinkles? Female vocal solo, with orchestra Ada Jones 1913-01-06