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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 A good old dollar bill Male vocal solo, with orchestra Billy Murray 1909-01-11
Vocalist - Tenor vocal The wise old Indian Male vocal solo, with orchestra Billy Murray 1909-04-06
Vocalist - Tenor vocal I remember you Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra Ada Jones; Billy Murray 1909-04-09
Vocalist - Tenor vocal Denver town Male vocal quartet, with orchestra American Quartet 1910-03-11
Vocalist - Tenor vocal Isn't love a grand old thing? Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra Ada Jones; Billy Murray 1909-03-02
Vocalist - Tenor vocal I'm looking for a sweetheart Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra Ada Jones; Billy Murray 1909-03-02
Vocalist - Tenor vocal Gems of 'Havana' Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra Victor Light Opera Company 1909-07-12
Vocalist - Tenor vocal My cousin Caruso Male vocal solo, with orchestra Billy Murray 1909-05-13
Vocalist - Tenor vocal Googy-oo Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra Ada Jones; Billy Murray 1909-05-28
Vocalist - Tenor vocal I'm awfully glad I met you Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra Ada Jones; Billy Murray 1909-05-28