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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 Waiting at the church Female vocal solo, with orchestra Ada Jones 1906-04-19
Vocalist - Soprano vocal Huckleberry pie Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra Ada Jones; Billy Murray 1912-02-01
Vocalist - Soprano vocal My word! Female vocal solo, with orchestra Ada Jones 1905-11-03
Vocalist - Soprano vocal Have you seen my Henry Brown? Female vocal solo, with orchestra Ada Jones 1905-11-14
Vocalist - Soprano vocal I'm the only star that twinkles on Broadway Female vocal solo, with orchestra Ada Jones 1905-11-14
Vocalist - Soprano vocal The artist's model Female vocal solo, with orchestra Ada Jones
Vocalist - Soprano vocal Don't you want a paper, dearie? Female-male vocal duet and male vocal quartet, with orchestra Ada Jones; Haydn Quartet
Vocalist - Soprano vocal Don't you want a paper, dearie? Female-male vocal duet and male vocal quartet, with orchestra Ada Jones; Haydn Quartet
Vocalist - Soprano vocal It's nice to have a sweetheart Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra Ada Jones; Billy Murray