Will D. Cobb

Will D. Cobb (né William Denight Cobb; July 5, 1876, Philadelphia – January 20, 1930, New York City) was an American lyricist and composer. He and a partner, Ren Shields, produced several popular musicals and musical comedies in the early 20th century. Cobb also had a long-run collaboration with Gus Edwards.

Birth and Death Data: Born July 6th, 1876, Died January 20th, 1930

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1900 - 1940

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist, composer, songwriter

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 224 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Berliner 0921 7-in. 1/27/1900 I couldn't stand to see ma baby loose Arthur Collins Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]222 7-in. 9/25/1900 I can't tell why I love you, but I do Albert Campbell Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]512 7-in. 11/15/1900 Oh! Wouldn't that jar you? S. H. Dudley Male vocal solo composer, lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]533 7-in. 11/21/1900 I can't tell why I love you, but I do Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]533 10-in. 9/8/1902 I can't tell why I love you, but I do Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]648 7-in. 2/2/1901 My charcoal charmer Arthur Collins Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]648 10-in. 2/2/1901 My charcoal charmer Arthur Collins Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]655 7-in. 2/6/1901 Good-bye Dolly Gray Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]655 10-in. 2/15/1902 Good-bye Dolly Gray Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix C-]655 12-in. 6/11/1902 Good-bye Dolly Gray Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]679 7-in. 2/16/1901 All for a man whose god was gold Joseph Natus Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]679 10-in. 4/29/1903 All for a man whose god was gold Joseph Natus Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]790 7-in. 5/13/1901 I couldn't stand to see my baby lose Silas Leachman Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]828 7-in. 5/21/1901 Mamie J. W. Myers Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]914 7-in. 7/17/1901 Good-bye Dolly Gray American Quartet Male vocal quartet lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1093 7-in. 11/13/1901 My charcoal charmer Haydn Quartet Male vocal quartet lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1093 10-in. 11/13/1901 My charcoal charmer Haydn Quartet Male vocal quartet lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1097 7-in. 11/20/1901 I'll be with you when the roses bloom again Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1097 10-in. 11/20/1901 I'll be with you when the roses bloom again Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1108 7-in. 11/27/1901 My lonesome little Louisiana lady Joseph Natus Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1108 10-in. 11/27/1901 My lonesome little Louisiana lady Joseph Natus Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1116 7-in. 11/27/1901 I'll be with you when the roses bloom again Joseph Natus Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1116 10-in. 11/27/1901 I'll be with you when the roses bloom again Joseph Natus Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1136 7-in. 12/10/1901 Way down yonder in the cornfield J. W. Myers Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1136 10-in. 12/10/1901 Way down yonder in the cornfield J. W. Myers Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
(Results 1-25 of 224 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Cobb, Will D.," accessed July 26, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100290.

Cobb, Will D.. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 26, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100290.

"Cobb, Will D.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 26 July 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100290

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