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 26-50 of 224 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor [Pre-matrix C-]1136 12-in. 7/8/1902 Way down yonder in the cornfield J. W. Myers Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1147 7-in. 12/13/1901 Minne-ha-ha J. W. Myers Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1147 10-in. 12/13/1901 Minne-ha-ha J. W. Myers Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1233 7-in. 2/5/1902 It's hard to leave your girl behind J. W. Myers Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1233 10-in. 2/5/1902 It's hard to leave your girl behind J. W. Myers Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1273 7-in. 2/20/1902 He ought to have a tablet in the Hall of Fame S. H. Dudley Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1273 10-in. 2/20/1902 He ought to have a tablet in the Hall of Fame S. H. Dudley Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1307 7-in. 3/8/1902 Sally's Sunday hat Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1307 10-in. 3/8/1902 Sally's Sunday hat Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1456 7-in. 7/1/1902 I'm the man that makes the money in the mint Silas Leachman Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1456 10-in. 7/1/1902 I'm the man that makes the money in the mint Silas Leachman Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1470 7-in. 7/11/1902 If Aladdin would lend me his lamp Dan W. Quinn Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1470 10-in. 7/11/1902 If Aladdin would lend me his lamp Dan W. Quinn Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix C-]1470 12-in. 7/11/1902 If Aladdin would lend me his lamp Dan W. Quinn Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1656 7-in. 10/2/1902 Fare thee well, Mollie darling Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1656 10-in. 10/2/1902 Fare thee well, Molly darling Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1658 7-in. 10/2/1902 Could you be true to eyes of blue? Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1658 10-in. 10/2/1902 Could you be true to eyes of blue? Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1794 7-in. 11/20/1902 Fare thee well, Mollie darling Haydn Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1794 10-in. 11/20/1902 Fare thee well, Mollie darling Haydn Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1951 7-in. 2/9/1903 Way down yonder in the cornfield Haydn Quartet Male vocal quartet lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1951 10-in. 2/9/1903 Way down yonder in the cornfield Haydn Quartet Male vocal quartet lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]2126 10-in. 3/30/1903 Mamie S. H. Dudley Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]2155 10-in. 4/3/1903 Please Mamma buy me a baby Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]3007 10-in. 1/4/1901 Oh! Wouldn't that jar you? S. H. Dudley Male vocal solo lyricist, composer  
(Results 26-50 of 224 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Cobb, Will D.," accessed March 8, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100290.

Cobb, Will D.. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved March 8, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100290.

"Cobb, Will D.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 8 March 2021.

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