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American Quartet

American Quartet was the name given to several recording vocal quartets during the early years of the record industry. The name was used as early as 1899 for a group that included tenors John Bieling and Jere Mahoney, baritone S. H. Dudley, and bass William F. Hooley. The best-known American Quartet made its first appearance in 1909 for Victor Records and served as an in-house group. The quartet included Bieling and Hooley, along with tenor Billy Murray and baritone Steve Porter. Bieling left the group in 1913 because of throat troubles and was replaced briefly by Robert D. Armour. Armour was succeeded shortly thereafter by John Young. It proved to be a winning combination for Victor and for the Edison company where it was known as the Premier Quartet

The following recordings featuring American Quartet are available in the National Jukebox:

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  Artist Role Title Description Primary Performer(s) Date
Vocal group When I first met you Male vocal quartet American Quartet 1913-08-12
Vocal group Come over to Dover Male vocal quartet, with orchestra American Quartet 1915-03-02
Vocal group Honeymoon bells Male vocal quartet, with orchestra American Quartet 1915-08-05
Vocal group Honolulu, America loves you Male vocal quartet, with orchestra American Quartet 1916-11-07
Vocal group Everybody loves an Irish song Male vocal quartet, with orchestra American Quartet 1916-11-07
Vocal group Circus day in Dixie Male vocal quartet, with vocal American Quartet 1915-07-26
Vocal group Gasoline Gus and his jitney bus Male vocal quartet, with orchestra American Quartet 1915-07-26
Vocal group Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm Male vocal quartet, with orchestra American Quartet 1914-02-13
Vocal group All aboard for Dixieland Male vocal quartet, with orchestra American Quartet 1914-01-13
Vocal group Do you take this woman for your lawful wife? Male vocal quartet, with orchestra American Quartet 1914-02-13