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 176-200 of 224 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia 3306 10-in. ca. 1905 Somebody's sweetheart I want to be J. W. Myers Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Columbia 3322 10-in. ca. 1905-Feb. 1906 Somebody's sweetheart I want to be Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 3450 10-in. ca. Jan.-Aug. 1906 Waltz me around again, Willie Columbia Quartette Male vocal quartet, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 3453 10-in. Jan.-Sept. 1906 While the old mill wheel is turning Henry Burr ; Albert Campbell ; Columbia Quartette Male vocal duet and male vocal quartet, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 3479 10-in. ca. Jan.-Sept. 1906 The Rambler Minstrel Company : Record D Collins and Harlan ; Rambler Minstrel Company Minstrels and male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 3543 10-in. ca. 1906 Rosebud Billy Murray Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist, composer  
Columbia 3580 10-in. ca. Late 1906-Feb. 1907 When Tommy Atkins marries Dolly Gray Billy Murray Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 3588 10-in. ca. Jan.-Mar. 1907 I just can't make my eyes behave Ada Jones Female vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Columbia 3618 10-in. ca. Jan.-Apr. 1907 Captain Baby Bunting Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 3637 10-in. Jan.-May 1907 Ask me not Will F. Denny Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 3650 10-in. ca. Jan.-June 1907 That welcome on the mat ain't meant for me Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 3665 10-in. ca. Jan.-June 1907 Meet me down at the corner Ada Jones ; Len Spencer Comic dialogue and vocal, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 3745 10-in. ca. 1907-Feb. 1908 School days Albert Campbell Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 4340 10-in. ca. 1909-Mar. 1910 Two dirty little hands Carroll Clark Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Columbia 38323 10-in. 10/10/1912 On a beautiful night with a beautiful girl Peerless Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 38720 10-in. 3/21/1913 I'll get you Ada Jones ; Walter Van Brunt Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 46850 10-in. 6/20/1916 I lost my heart in Honolulu Sterling Trio Male vocal trio, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 77204 10-in. 7/12/1917 Laddie boy Henry Burr ; Albert Campbell Male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 77313 10-in. 9/5/1917 For you a rose George Wilson [James Harrod] Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 77374 10-in. 9/24/1917 Way down yonder in the cornfield Columbia Stellar Quartette Male vocal quartet, unaccompanied lyricist  
Columbia 77570 10-in. 12/12/1917 Good-bye, Dolly Gray Broadway Quartette [i.e., Columbia Stellar Quartette] ; Hugh Donovan Male vocal solo and male vocal quartet, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 77839 10-in. 5/22/1918 That grand old gentleman, Uncle Sam Arthur Hall Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia W141365 10-in. 12/8/1925 I'll be with you when the roses bloom again Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar lyricist  
Columbia W143095 10-in. 11/6/1926 I'll be with you when the roses bloom again Richard Burnett ; Leonard Rutherford Male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin) and guitar lyricist  
Columbia 143771 10-in. 3/26/1927 Waltz me around again, Willie Chris Bouchillon Male vocal solo, with guitar lyricist  
(Results 176-200 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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