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Billy Murray

Billy Murray (1877–1954) was perhaps the most prolific recording artist of the acoustic recording era. His distinctive nasal baritonish-tenor voice, which recorded extremely well, and his perfect diction contributed to the popularity of his records. During his career, Murray recorded for nearly every company in existence, most notably for Edison and Victor. Murray's repertoire, while confined to the popular idiom, was wide-ranging. He was most famous for Irish dialect comic songs, but he could also handle ragtime and African American dialect material with ease, along with sentimental songs and Tin Pan Alley and Broadway material. Among the repertoire in which he specialized were many works composed by George M. Cohan.

The following recordings featuring Billy Murray are available in the National Jukebox:

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  Artist Role Title Description Primary Performer(s) Date
Vocalist - Tenor vocal Meet me down at Luna, Lena Male vocal solo and male vocal quartet, with orchestra Haydn Quartet; Billy Murray 1905-05-04
Vocalist - Tenor vocal The grand old rag Male vocal solo, with orchestra Billy Murray 1906-02-06
Vocalist - Tenor vocal The grand old rag Male vocal solo, with orchestra Billy Murray 1906-02-09
Vocalist - Tenor vocal Keep on the sunny side Male vocal solo, with orchestra Billy Murray 1906-02-09
Vocalist - Tenor vocal Good bye Maggie Doyle Male vocal solo, with orchestra Billy Murray 1906-01-19
Vocalist - Tenor vocal G. O. P. Male vocal solo, with orchestra Billy Murray 1906-02-06
Vocalist - Tenor vocal Is it warm enough for you? Male vocal solo, with orchestra Billy Murray 1906-03-23
Vocalist - Tenor vocal The little chauffeur Male vocal solo, with orchestra Billy Murray 1906-05-31
Vocalist - Tenor vocal Nothing like that in our family Male vocal solo, with orchestra Billy Murray 1906-04-24
Vocalist - Tenor vocal Crocodile Isle Male vocal solo, with orchestra Billy Murray 1906-04-24