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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 The whole town's wise, I'm in love with you Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra Ada Jones; Billy Murray 1914-10-20
Vocalist - Tenor vocal 'Dearie' parody Male vocal solo, with orchestra Billy Murray 1906-12-26
Vocalist - Tenor vocal It's a long, long way to Tipperary Male vocal quartet, with orchestra American Quartet 1914-09-15
Vocalist - Tenor vocal I'll do it all over again Male vocal solo, with orchestra Billy Murray 1914-08-21
Vocalist - Tenor vocal They start the Victrola and go dancing around the floor Male vocal solo, with orchestra Billy Murray 1914-08-21
Vocalist - Tenor vocal Mrs. Sippi, you're a grand old girl Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra Ada Jones; Billy Murray 1914-10-20
Vocalist - Tenor vocal Chinatown, my Chinatown Male vocal quartet, with orchestra American Quartet 1914-10-27
Vocalist - Tenor vocal Tennessee, I hear you calling me Male vocal quartet, with orchestra American Quartet 1914-10-27
Vocalist - Tenor vocal I knew him when he was all right Male vocal quartet, with orchestra American Quartet 1914-12-02
Vocalist - Tenor vocal Up in a cocoanut tree Male vocal solo, with piano Billy Murray 1903-09-10