Ida James

Birth and Death Data: Born June 1st, 1920 (Providence), Died September 1st, 1986

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1938 - 1945

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-027960 10-in. 10/20/1938 (Oh! Oh!) What do you know about love? Erskine Hawkins Orchestra ; Ida James Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-035719 10-in. 4/8/1939 "I," the living "I" Erskine Hawkins Orchestra ; Ida James Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-036943 10-in. 5/14/1939 Big-wig in the wigwam Erskine Hawkins Orchestra ; Ida James Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-060406 10-in. 1/22/1941 Who's beatin' my time with you? Erskine Hawkins Orchestra ; Ida James Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-065730 10-in. 5/15/1941 I love you truly Erskine Hawkins Orchestra ; Ida James ; Jimmy Mitchell Jazz/dance band, with mixed vocal quartet vocalist  
Victor BS-065909 10-in. 5/27/1941 So long, Shorty Wilbur Bascomb ; Erskine Hawkins Orchestra ; Ida James Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo and trumpet solo vocalist  
Victor BS-065911 10-in. 5/27/1941 Night after night Erskine Hawkins Orchestra ; Ida James Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-067547 10-in. 8/8/1941 Jumpin' in a julep joint Erskine Hawkins Orchestra ; Ida James Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Decca 72733 10-in. 2/8/1945 You must be blind Ida James vocalist  
Decca 72734 10-in. 2/8/1945 I won't say but I won't Ida James vocalist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "James, Ida," accessed July 26, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100462.

James, Ida. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 26, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100462.

"James, Ida." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 26 July 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100462

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