George Wilton Ballard

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George Wilton Ballard
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(1876 - 1950) American vocalist (tenor). One of Edison's most popular tenors. He began recording in 1910 on U.S. Everlasting Record cylinders. His first performance for Edison Records was released in 1914 on Edison Blue Amberol Records. Subsequent performances were released on about 70 cylinders and a similar number of Diamond Discs. He retired from studio work in 1923. His last Edison recording released in 1926 was recorded several years before its release. Ballard teamed up with soprano-contralto Helen Clark to record some very memorable duets.
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George Wilton Ballard Discography Tracks

Singles & EPs

2040 George Wilton Ballard - Oh! What A Pal Was Mary / Beautiful Ohio album art Charles Hart (2) / George Wilton Ballard Charles Hart (2) / George Wilton Ballard - Oh! What A Pal Was Mary / Beautiful Ohio(Shellac, 10") Silvertone 2040 US 1920 Sell This Version
9033 George Wilton Ballard / Charles Hart (2) & Elliott Shaw George Wilton Ballard / Charles Hart (2) & Elliott Shaw - Daddy, You've Been A Mother To Me / Cuddling Arms(Shellac, 10") Gennett 9033 US 1920 Sell This Version
4694 George Wilton Ballard - Somebody's Mother / When You're Gone I Won't Forget album art George Wilton Ballard / Ballard & Terrall George Wilton Ballard / Ballard & Terrall - Somebody's Mother / When You're Gone I Won't Forget(Shellac, 10") Gennett 4694 US 1921 Sell This Version
4679 Ernest Hare / George Wilton Ballard Ernest Hare / George Wilton Ballard - My Mammy / Over The Hill(Shellac, 10") Gennett 4679 US 1921 Sell This Version
2112 George Wilton Ballard - The Holy City / Calvary album art George Wilton Ballard / Frederick Wheeler George Wilton Ballard / Frederick Wheeler - The Holy City / Calvary(Shellac, 10") Silvertone 2112 US 1921 Sell This Version
5084 George Wilton Ballard - Bright Eyes / Blue Jeans album art George Wilton Ballard Bright Eyes / Blue Jeans(Shellac, 10") Silvertone 5084 US 1921 Sell This Version
2075 Stellar Trio / George Wilton Ballard Stellar Trio / George Wilton Ballard - Onward Christian Soldiers / Face To Face(Shellac, 10") Silvertone 2075 US 1921 Sell This Version
2386 George Wilton Ballard - A Smile Will Go A Long, Long Way / Don't Mind The Rain album art George Wilton Ballard / Charles Hart (2) George Wilton Ballard / Charles Hart (2) - A Smile Will Go A Long, Long Way / Don't Mind The Rain(Shellac, 10") Silvertone 2386 US 1924 Sell This Version
George Wilton Ballard - When I'm Gone You'll Soon Forget / Where The Sunset Turns The Ocean's Blue To Gold album art George Wilton Ballard When I'm Gone You'll Soon Forget / Where The Sunset Turns The Ocean's Blue To Gold Silvertone US Unknown Sell This Version
2062 George Wilton Ballard - Break The News To Mother / Just As The Sun Went Down album art George Wilton Ballard / Charles Hart (2) And Elliott Shaw George Wilton Ballard / Charles Hart (2) And Elliott Shaw - Break The News To Mother / Just As The Sun Went Down(Shellac, 10") Silvertone 2062 US Unknown Sell This Version
17903 James Reed (4), J.F. Harrison* / George Wilton Ballard James Reed (4), J.F. Harrison* / George Wilton Ballard - If It Takes A Thousand Years / Could The Dreams Of A Dreamer Come True(Shellac, 10") Victor 17903 US Unknown Sell This Version
17889 George Wilton Ballard - Araby album art Harry Macdonough / George Ballard* - John Wilbur Harry Macdonough / George Ballard* - John Wilbur - Araby(Shellac, 10") Victor 17889 US Unknown Sell This Version
5040 George Wilton Ballard - Oh! What A Pal Was Mary / Beautiful Ohio album art Charles Hart (2) / George W. Ballard* Charles Hart (2) / George W. Ballard* - Oh! What A Pal Was Mary / Beautiful Ohio(Shellac, 10") Silvertone 5040 US Unknown Sell This Version
2411 George Wilton Ballard - The Pal That I Loved Stole The Gal That I Loved / Jealous album art George Wilton Ballard / Tom Moore (19) George Wilton Ballard / Tom Moore (19) - The Pal That I Loved Stole The Gal That I Loved / Jealous(Shellac, 10") Silvertone 2411 US Unknown Sell This Version
2064 George Wilton Ballard - I Heard The Voice Of Jesus Say / When The Roll Is Called Up Yonder album art Ballard* & Terrell* / Charles Hart (2) & Elliott Shaw Ballard* & Terrell* / Charles Hart (2) & Elliott Shaw - I Heard The Voice Of Jesus Say / When The Roll Is Called Up Yonder(Shellac, 10") Silvertone 2064 US Unknown Sell This Version
2074 George Wilton Ballard - Just Before The Battle Mother / The Vacant Chair album art Wheeler* & Ballard* / Charles Harrison (3) Wheeler* & Ballard* / Charles Harrison (3) - Just Before The Battle Mother / The Vacant Chair(Shellac, 10") Silvertone 2074 US Unknown Sell This Version
2096 George Wilton Ballard - Love's Old Sweet Song / Drink To Me Only With Thine Eyes album art Nevada Van Der Veer / George Wilton Ballard Nevada Van Der Veer / George Wilton Ballard - Love's Old Sweet Song / Drink To Me Only With Thine Eyes(Shellac, 10") Silvertone 2096 US Unknown Sell This Version
2273 George Wilton Ballard - When You're Gone I Won't Forget / Out Where The West Begins album art George Wilton Ballard / Ernest Hare George Wilton Ballard / Ernest Hare - When You're Gone I Won't Forget / Out Where The West Begins(Shellac, 10") Silvertone 2273 US Unknown Sell This Version
51067 George Wilton Ballard - Keep It Under Your Hat / When Will The Sun Shine For Me album art Robert Denning / George Wilton Ballard Robert Denning / George Wilton Ballard - Keep It Under Your Hat / When Will The Sun Shine For Me(Edison Disc, Single, Red) Edison Records 51067 US Unknown Sell This Version
2412 George Wilton Ballard - Where The Dreamy Wabash Flows / Put Away A Little Ray Of Sunshine album art Harry Taylor (8) / George Wilton* Harry Taylor (8) / George Wilton* - Where The Dreamy Wabash Flows / Put Away A Little Ray Of Sunshine(Shellac, 10") Silvertone 2412 US Unknown Sell This Version

Miscellaneous

50269 George Wilton Ballard - When My Ship Comes In / When I Was A Dreamer album art Mayo* And Tally* / George Wilton Ballard Mayo* And Tally* / George Wilton Ballard - When My Ship Comes In / When I Was A Dreamer(Edison Disc) Edison Records 50269 US 1915 Sell This Version
2763 George Wilton Ballard - In The Land Of Love With The Song Birds album art George Wilton Ballard And Owen J. McCormack George Wilton Ballard And Owen J. McCormack - In The Land Of Love With The Song Birds(Cyl, 4min) Edison Blue Amberol Record 2763 US 1915 Sell This Version
50325 George Wilton Ballard - M-O-T-H-E-R (A Word That Means The World To Me) / Just Try To Picture Me Back Home In Tennessee album art George Wilton Ballard M-O-T-H-E-R (A Word That Means The World To Me) / Just Try To Picture Me Back Home In Tennessee(Edison Disc) Edison Records 50325 US 1916 Sell This Version
50378 George Wilton Ballard - I Left Her On The Beach At Honolulu / By The Sad Luana Shore—Step This Way album art Walter Van Brunt / Elizabeth Spencer And George Wilton Ballard Walter Van Brunt / Elizabeth Spencer And George Wilton Ballard - I Left Her On The Beach At Honolulu / By The Sad Luana Shore—Step This Way(Edison Disc) Edison Records 50378 US 1916 Sell This Version
50365 George Wilton Ballard - Sweet Cider Time, When You Were Mine / My Grandfather's Girl album art Joseph A. Phillips / George Wilton Ballard Joseph A. Phillips / George Wilton Ballard - Sweet Cider Time, When You Were Mine / My Grandfather's Girl(Edison Disc) Edison Records 50365 US 1916 Sell This Version

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