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 151-175 of 224 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia 374 10-in. ca. 1901-Sept. 1902 Bessie, my right hand bower Artists vary Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Columbia 513 7-in. ca. Jan.-Sept. 1902 Good bye, Dolly Gray Artists vary Male vocal quartet, with bugle and piano lyricist  
Columbia 513 10-in. ca. Jan.-Sept. 1902 Good bye, Dolly Gray Artists vary Male vocal quartet, with bugle and piano lyricist  
Columbia 516[a] 10-in. ca. Jan.-Sept. 1902 Good bye, Dolly Gray Climax Quartette Male vocal quartet lyricist  
Columbia 571 7-in. ca. Jan.-Sept. 1902 Way down yonder in the cornfield J. W. Myers Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Columbia 571 10-in. ca. Jan.-Sept. 1902 Way down yonder in the cornfield J. W. Myers Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Columbia 572 7-in. ca. Jan.-Sept. 1902 Minnie, ha! ha! J. W. Myers Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Columbia 572 10-in. ca. Jan.-Sept. 1902 Minnie, ha! ha! J. W. Myers Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Columbia 598[a] 7-in. ca. Jan.-Sept. 1902 I'll be with you when the roses bloom again Joseph Natus Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Columbia 714 7-in. ca. 1902 Way down yonder in the cornfield Artists vary Male vocal quartet lyricist  
Columbia 714 10-in. ca. 1902 Way down yonder in the cornfield Artists vary Male vocal quartet lyricist  
Columbia 755 7-in. ca. 1902 If Alladin would lend me his lamp J. W. Myers Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Columbia 755 10-in. ca. 1902 If Alladin would lend me his lamp J. W. Myers Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Columbia 764 7-in. ca. Jan.-Sept. 1902 Mamie Arthur Collins Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Columbia 764 10-in. ca. Jan.-Sept. 1902 Mamie Arthur Collins Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Columbia 1050 7-in. ca. 1902 Could you be true to eyes of blue (if you looked into eyes of brown) J. W. Myers Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Columbia 1050 10-in. ca. 1902-1908 Could you be true to eyes of blue (if you looked into eyes of brown) J. W. Myers Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Columbia 1192 7-in. ca. 1903-Oct. 1905 Please, Mamma, buy me a baby Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Columbia 1192 10-in. ca. 1903 Please, Mamma, buy me a baby Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Columbia 1722 10-in. ca. 1903-Jan. 1904 In Zanzibar J. W. Myers Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 1763 10-in. ca. Jan.-Mar. 1904 In Zanzibar Emma Carus Female vocal solo, with female vocal chorus and orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 1840 10-in. ca. Jan.-July 1904 Good bye, little girl, good bye Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 3064 10-in. ca. 1904-Feb. 1905 Good bye, sis Billy Murray Male vocal solo, with organ lyricist  
Columbia 3069 10-in. ca. 1904-Feb. 1905 Mumm's the word J. W. Myers Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 3242 10-in. ca. Jan.-Sept. 1905 The girl who cares for me Frank C. Stanley Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
(Results 151-175 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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