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Biography Marion Harris

Marion Harris (ca. 1896–1944) was a popular singer of popular songs and Tin Pan Alley blues. A native of Kentucky, Harris sang with a trace of a warm southern accent. She was best known as a cabaret singer but also worked in vaudeville, on Broadway, and in some films. She began recording for Victor in 1916 and waxed the first vocal version of the jazz standard "I Ain't Got Nobody," singing in a characteristic loose-limbed style that remains appealing today.

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Marion Harris
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