John White
The Lonesome Cowboy

John White, The Lonesome Cowboy (1902 - 1992)

John White, The Lonesome Cowboy (1902 – 1992)

John White was a country and western singer who recorded during the 1920s and 1930s. He performed on radio’s early adventure series, “Death Valley Days.” In retirement, he became a writer, and is the author of Git Along, Little Dogies — Songs and Songmakers of the American West, published by the University of Illinois Press. See Wikipedia for a few more details and The Los Angeles Times for his obituary.

The Recordings

Strawberry Roan

 record label Group: John White, The Lonesome Cowboy
Label: Conqueror Matrix Number: Conqueror (7753)
Record Type: Double sided 10 inch 78 RPM
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Whoopee Ti Yi Yo Git Along Little Doggies

 record label Group: John White, The Lonesome Cowboy
Label: Conqueror Matrix Number: Conqueror (7753)
Record Type: Double sided 10 inch 78 RPM
Date Recorded: April 7, 1931
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John White does a pleasant job with “Whoopee Ti Yi Yo Git Along Little Doggies.” His “yip” in the chorus is perfect.

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