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 76-100 of 224 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor A-1162 7-in. 3/24/1904 Fare thee well, Molly darling Haydn Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-1162 10-in. 3/24/1904 Fare thee well, Molly darling Haydn Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor A-1177 7-in. 3/30/1904 Good-bye Dolly Gray Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo, with piano and bugle lyricist  
Victor B-1177 10-in. 6/8/1904 Good-bye Dolly Gray Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo, with piano and bugle lyricist  
Victor B-1179 10-in. 3/30/1904 Good bye Dolly Gray Haydn Quartet ; Walter B. Rogers Male vocal quartet, with piano and bugle lyricist  
Victor B-1485 10-in. 6/16/1904 Goodbye little girl, goodbye Mina Hickman Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-2121 10-in. 1/9/1905 Good bye, little girl, good bye Old Homestead Double Quartet Male vocal quartet or octet lyricist  
Victor B-2137 10-in. 1/12/1905 I can't tell why I love you, but I do Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-2651 10-in. 6/20/1905 Good bye, sweet Marie Haydn Quartet ; Harry Macdonough Male vocal quartet and male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-2915 10-in. 11/29/1905 If a girl like you loved a boy like me Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-3336 10-in. 4/26/1906 While the old mill-wheel is turning Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-3380 10-in. 5/10/1906 Waltz me around again, Willie Haydn Quartet ; Billy Murray Male vocal solo and male vocal quartet, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor E-3380 8-in. 5/10/1906 Waltz me around again, Willie Haydn Quartet ; Billy Murray Male vocal solo and male vocal quartet, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-3789 10-in. 9/12/1906 I'll do anything in the world for you Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-3797 10-in. 9/17/1906 Rosebud Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist, composer  
Victor B-3877 10-in. 10/12/1906 When Tommy Atkins marries Dolly Gray Haydn Quartet ; Billy Murray Male vocal solo and male vocal quartet, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor E-3877 8-in. 10/12/1906 When Tommy Atkins marries Dolly Gray Haydn Quartet ; Billy Murray Male vocal solo and male vocal quartet, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-4092 10-in. 12/10/1906 The game of peek-a-boo Ada Jones ; Billy Murray Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-4264 10-in. 2/26/1907 That welcome on the mat ain't meant for me Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-4270 10-in. 2/26/1907 School days Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-4559[a] 10-in. 6/5/1907 Captain Baby Bunting Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-4852 10-in. 10/2/1907 Dixie Dan Arthur Collins Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor E-4852 8-in. 10/2/1907 Dixie Dan Arthur Collins Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-5092 10-in. 2/21/1908 The peach that tastes the sweetest hangs the highest on the tree Ed Morton Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor E-5092 8-in. 2/21/1908 The peach that tastes the sweetest hangs highest on the tree Ed Morton Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
(Results 76-100 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.

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