Jerry Jarnagin  (1892-1934)
Last updated: 22.04.24
All that can presently (November 2023) be gleaned about Jerry Jarnagin from sheet music covers and by Internet searching is that he was an American actor, composer and concert pianist born in Knoxville, Tennessee.
He published 6 works between 1915 and 1929 as well as being featured on just one work namely Ireland I Hear You Calling (1915) music by Bob Allan, words by Walter King and published by Will Rossiter, Chicago, Illinois, USA
His portrait on the left is taken from that same work where he is shown partnering Adele Oswold.
He was married to and composed for Irene Franklin.
Jarnagin died tragically in Los Angeles, California.
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This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 5 works by Jerry Jarnagin (1892-1934). It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located.
Title Year Attribution Remarks
Rose of My Soul 1921 John Steel (words)
John Steel (perf.)
Whisper to Me in the Starlight 1922 John Steel (words)
In the Spotlight 1924  wvicon.gif youtube15.jpg
Indestructible Kate 1929 Irene Franklin (perf.)
She Is Doing It All For Baby 1929 Irene Franklin (perf.)
     Composer Title Performer
youtube15.jpg J. Jarnagin In the Spotlight (0:00) Ragtime Dorian Henry