A bit of gold from Emerald

As Larry Delaney began to search his archives for any sign of Jewell House, he soon found several record labels crediting her, including this label from a 1966 Emerald Records 45 of My Son Calls Another Man Daddy sung by Irish performers Warren Carson and The Jimmy Johnston Showband. (It’s nice to see that Emerald spelled […]

Canadian giant lends helping hand to JHT

Many great sources have helped with development of jewellhousetribute.com (JHT) and Jewell’s Facebook page. We are particularly pleased and thankful to now have research support and help from Larry Delaney, who’s among Canada’s greatest country music journalists and who is blessed with vast country music archives. With his wife, Joanne, Larry was editor/publisher of Canada’s Ottawa-based […]

Jewell’s Dixon guitar shows up 70 years later

c1943: Jewell and Charles pose for family photos at Spring Lake Park in Texarkana, probably on a Sunday afternoon. Jewell has her Dixon guitar, Charles pretends to play his step-father’s double bass. March 2015: Texarkana native Dr. Heath Harris emails a picture of the Dixon to Jewell’s son, David. “My grandfather gave me one of […]

Supper with Shot

c1950: One of Jewell’s best friends, gifted Hayride steel guitarist and dobro player Shot Jackson, was at our house in Texarkana, probably with either Red Sovine or Webb Pierce, when this snapshot was taken in the living room (Ricky’s gnawing on some of Jewell’s friend chicken; David’s gnawing on a biscuit). Shot had tucked his […]

A 10-question trivia game

Here’s a 10-question trivia game from content on jewellhousetribute.com for anyone who would like to try it out on friends: 1. Who wrote My Son Calls Another Man Daddy, Hank Williams’ release in 1949? What inspired the song? Country songwriter Jewell House of Texarkana, Texas, wrote the song. She got the idea from a short story […]