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 51-75 of 224 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]3074 10-in. 2/2/1901 My charcoal charmer Arthur Collins Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]3083 10-in. 2/6/1901 Good-bye Dolly Gray Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]3110 10-in. 2/16/1901 All for a man whose god was gold Joseph Natus Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]3132 10-in. 2/21/1901 Good-bye Dolly Gray J. W. Myers Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]3181 10-in. 3/6/1901 Good bye Dolly Gray Haydn Quartet Male vocal quartet, with piano lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]3346 10-in. 5/13/1901 I couldn't stand to see my baby lose Silas Leachman Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]3390 10-in. 5/21/1901 Mamie J. W. Myers Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]3517 10-in. 7/17/1901 Goodbye Dollie Gray American Quartet Male vocal quartet lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]3551 10-in. 9/10/1901 I can't tell why I love you, but I do Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor A-176 7-in. 6/30/1903 Please, Mama, buy me a baby James Doyle Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor B-176 10-in. 6/30/1903 Please, Mama, buy me a baby James Doyle Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor B-286 10-in. 8/25/1903 Please, Mama, buy me a baby Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor A-291 7-in. 8/27/1903 I can't tell why I love you, but I do Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor B-291 10-in. 8/27/1903 I can't tell why I love you, but I do Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor B-419 10-in. 9/16/1903 I'll be with you when the roses bloom again Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor A-419 7-in. 1/27/1904 I'll be with you when the roses bloom again Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor A-555 7-in. 10/14/1903 I love only one girl in this wide, wide world Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor B-555 10-in. 10/14/1903 I love only one girl in this wide, wide world Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor B-637 10-in. 11/6/1903 Could you be true to eyes of blue? Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor A-638 7-in. 11/6/1903 When the roses bloom again Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor B-638 10-in. 11/6/1903 I'll be with you when the roses bloom again Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor B-717 10-in. 11/18/1903 Fare thee well, Mollie darling Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor A-950 7-in. 1/19/1904 All for a man whose god was gold Joseph Natus Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor A-1058 7-in. 3/1/1904 In Zanzibar Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-1058 10-in. 3/1/1904 In Zanzibar Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
(Results 51-75 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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