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 126-150 of 224 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-21699 10-in. 5/2/1918 For you a rose Emilio de Gogorza Baritone vocal solo, with violin, bells, and orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-25593 10-in. 10/10/1921 I want you morning, noon and night Charles Harrison Male vocal solo, with oboe, bassoon, trombone, and orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-27062 10-in. 11/2/1922 When eyes met eyes, when lips met lips (When two hearts beat as one) Lambert Murphy Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BVE-38494 10-in. 4/27/1927 I'll be with you when the roses bloom again Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar lyricist  
Victor BRC-72513 10-in. 4/26/1932 School days Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Orchestra Jazz/dance band lyricist  
Victor BS-030727 10-in. 12/17/1938 Medley of Gus Edwards' hits Dick Todd Baritone vocal solo, with jazz/dance band lyricist  
Victor BS-030728 10-in. 12/17/1938 Medley of Gus Edwards' hits Dick Todd Baritone vocal solo, with jazz/dance band lyricist  
Victor BS-041927 10-in. 8/28/1939 I can't tell why I love you but I do Bob Chester Orchestra ; Kathleen Lane Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-047287 10-in. 2/29/1940 A bird in a gilded cage Emile Coté ; Victor Mixed Chorus Mixed vocal chorus, with instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Victor BS-051230 10-in. 6/5/1940 Shine on harvest moon [from Ziegfeld follies of 1908] Anita Boyer ; Nathaniel Shilkret ; The Tune Twisters ; Victor Salon Orchestra Orchestra, with female vocal solo and vocal ensemble lyricist  
Columbia 77 7-in. ca. 1901 Fare thee well, Molly darling J. W. Myers Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Columbia 77 10-in. ca. 1901 Fare thee well, Molly darling J. W. Myers Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Columbia 113 7-in. ca. 1901 Good bye, Dolly Gray Artists vary Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Columbia 113 10-in. ca. 1901 Good bye, Dolly Gray Artists vary Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Columbia 317 7-in. ca. 1901-Sept. 1902 Mamie Edward M. Favor Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Columbia 317 10-in. ca. 1901 Mamie Edward M. Favor Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Columbia 321 7-in. ca. 1901-Sept. 1902 Good bye, Dolly Gray Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Columbia 321 10-in. ca. 1901-Sept. 1902 Good bye, Dolly Gray Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Columbia 324 7-in. ca. 1901 I can't tell why I love you, but I do Artists vary Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Columbia 324 10-in. ca. 1901-Sept. 1902 I can't tell why I love you, but I do Artists vary Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Columbia 351 7-in. ca. 1901 Pan! Pan! Pan! Artists vary Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Columbia 351 10-in. ca. 1901 Pan! Pan! Pan! Artists vary Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Columbia 357 7-in. ca. 1901 I'll be with you when the roses bloom again Artists vary Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Columbia 357 10-in. ca. 1901 I'll be with you when the roses bloom again Artists vary Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Columbia 374 7-in. ca. 1901 Bessie, my right hand bower Artists vary Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
(Results 126-150 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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