O Byrne DeWitt and Copley Records

a window on Irish music recording in the U.S.A., 1900 to 1965
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DeWitt, Justus O"Byrne., Copley Records., Copley Records -- Discography., Sound recording industry -- United States., Irish -- United States -- Music., Irish -- United States -- Music -- Discography., Folk music -- Ire
Other titlesCopley Records :
StatementMéabh Ní Fhuartháin.
GenreDiscography.
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 180 leaves :
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Open LibraryOL16608767M

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Active from ca. till when the O’Byrne DeWitt music shop closed. The All Ireland and white Copley labels, including the Scottish series, must have been used about just before the green Copley with the shamrock. Some of the 45 rpm labels in the ’s were the Copley shamrock with a blue background.

TZ Méabh Ní Fhuartháin vii, leaves: Includes Copley Records tune. Other Information: O’Byrne DeWitt, Jr. inherited the O’Byrne-DeWitt House of Irish Music from his parents, Dutchman Justus DeWitt and Ellen O’Byrne, whose Irish heritage influenced her son’s choice in folk music.

O’Byrne DeWitt expanded on his parents’ sale of Irish music when he founded Copley Records in the late s. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Read, borrow, and discover more than 3M books for free.

Donate ♥ Log in O Byrne DeWitt and Copley Records Méabh Ní Fhuartháin Not in Library. Publishing History. Ellen O’Byrne, born about in Co.

Leitrim, emigrated to New York City at only 15 years of age. There she married Dutch immigrant Justus DeWitt and they opened a real estate and travel agent business together in Ellen was evidently an irrepressible fan of her native music, and the travel agency soon began.

Irish-music label founded by Justus O’Byrne DeWitt, Jr., owner of the O’Byrne DeWitt record store in Boston, Massachusetts. The label was active from - when the O’Byrne DeWitt music shop closed. Source: Rego Irish Records [present] Biography: Founded by the family of Ellen O'Byrne-DeWitt, who recorded the first commercial Irish music ("The Stack of Barley" by Eddie Hebron and John Wheeler in ), the label became Copley Records in Also Known As: O'Byrne DeWitt.

Soon, the O’Byrne DeWitt shop started offering Irish recordings on their own label. After Ellen’s death inone son, James, inherited the New York store, and another son, Justus Jr., moved to Boston to open his own enterprise under the O’Byrne Dewitt name at 51 Warren Street, Roxbury.

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From the s to the mids, on several evenings a week, thousands of Irish and Irish Americans flocked from miles around to the huge, bustling dance halls -- the Intercolonial, the Hibernian, Winslow Hall, the Dudley Street Opera House, the Rose Croix -- that dotted Boston's Dudley Square.

For the city's Irish population, the Roxbury neighborhood, with its ballrooms and thriving shopping. Arms: Same Armorial Bearings as "O'Byrne" (No.

1). RAYMOND, second son of the renowned Feagh (M'Hugh) O'Byrne, who is No. on the O'Byrne (No. 1) pedigree, who was called by the English "The Firebrand of the Mountains," and described by historians as "one of the noblest spirits of his race and age," was ancestor of this branch of the "O'Byrne" family.

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War, Politics and the Irish of Leinster by Emmet O'Byrne; pages, Four Courts Press,ISBN The Clan O'Byrne of Leinster AD by Paul J. Burns;61 pages, House of Lochar,ISBN "Feagh McHugh O'Byrne: The Wicklow Firebrand", Journal of Rathdrum Historical Society vol 1, p ill.

O’Brien also designed for the company the O’Byrne DeWitt Irish Professional Accordion. The success of O’Brien and Derrane’s Copley recordings gave rise to two Boston book publications by E.

O'Byrne DeWitt's Sons, both compiled by Jerry O’Brien and with a repertory heavily influenced by gramophone records. CONQUEROR RECORDS: Sears Roebuck & Co.

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COPLEY: O'Byrne De Witt, Boston. + CORT RECORD: Cort Sales Co, NY: CROWN: Woolworth's: O'BYRNE DEWITT IRISH RECORD: E. O'Byrne DeWitt & Sons, NY: O'DOWD RECORDS: The English 78 Picture Book, Don Taylor, American Record Labels and Companies.

Notes. O'Byrne: Feagh O'Byrne, who is No. on this pedigree, and who is commonly known as "Feagh MacHugh O'Byrne" (which means Feagh, son of Hugh O'Byrne), resided at Ballinacor, in Glenmalure; and was chief of that sept of the O'Byrnes called Gabhail Raighnaill (pr.

"Gaval Rannall"). His father, Hugh, who died inwas far more powerful than The O'Byrne, and possessed a large. In a lengthy interview with ethnomusicologist Mick Moloney, her son Justus O’Byrne DeWitt recounts how his mother approached the Columbia Record company and struck a deal “on the proviso that they buy a certain number like or 1, of the copy if they made the record.

O’Brien also designed for the company the O’Byrne DeWitt Irish Professional Accordion. The success of O’Brien and Derrane’s Copley recordings, and their repertory, gave rise to two Boston book publications by E.

O'Byrne DeWitt's Sons, both compiled by Jerry O’Brien and with a repertory heavily influenced by gramophone records. Madison Avenue, SuiteNew York, NY T: F: () () The O'Byrne family (Irish: Ó Broin) is an Irish clann that descend from Bran mac Máelmórda, King of Leinster, of the Uí Faelain of the Uí the Norman invasion of Ireland they began to colonise south are many famous people with this Irish last name.

This includes Anna O’Byrne, an Australian singer and actress, and Anna Marie O’Byrne, an American model. With the boom in Irish dance music in the late forties, Dewitt started his own record label, Copley Records, and produced dozens of recordings by local Irish and Canadian bands.

Sales were aided by Boston-area radio shows such as the Irish Radio Hour on. John O'Byrne was born on month dayat birth place, to Patrick O'Byrne, of Killabeg and Mary O'Byrne, of Killabeg (born Tallon). Patrick was born inin County Wicklow, Ireland.

Mary was born inin County Wicklow, Ireland. Francis X O'Byrne was born circaat birth place, New York, to William J O'Byrne and Agnes T O'Byrne.

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Francis had 5 siblings: Alice A O'Byrne, Rose M O'Byrne and 3 other siblings. Francis lived inat address, New York. We kept picking at it and things eventually started to shape up.” They had a breakthrough with their first 78 r.p.m. recording at O’Byrne DeWitt and Copley Records in. Records produced for music publishers, phonograph companies and religious societies have been generally omitted.

United States ALL-STAR Standard Mail Order Co. AURORA T. Eaton Co (Canada). Introduction.

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Arms: Gu. a chev. between three dexter hands couped at the wrists, : A mermaid, in the dexter hand a mirror, in the sinister a comb, all : Certavi et Vici. DUMHLAN DUBHCLUASACH, a younger brother of Donal na Scath, who is No.

on the (No. 1) "O'Byrne" (Lords of Ranelagh) genealogy, was the ancestor of this branch of that family.Dominick O'Byrne () was a lumber merchant and Alderman in Savannah, Georgia.

He married Margaret Gillespie (circa ). They had three children: Dominick Austin O'Byrne (circa ), John F. O'Byrne (circa ), and Josie O'Byrne (circa ). Dominick A. O'Byrne was a Judge of the Court of Ordinary in Savannah.Pattingham Local History & Civic Society have transcribed the Pattingham Church records of baptisms, marriages and burials from to onto Excel and have hard copies sorted by surname to assist family history enquiries.

We also have Patshull Church records from until its closure.