Zeke Morris

Birth and Death Data: Born May 9th, 1916, Died August 21st, 1999

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1935 - 1939

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, guitar, mandolin, composer, speaker, yodeling

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-94328 10-in. 8/6/1935 Ship sailing now J. E. Mainer's Mountaineers ; Wade Mainer ; Zeke Morris String band, with male vocal duet vocalist  
Victor BS-94329 10-in. 8/6/1935 This world is not my home J. E. Mainer's Mountaineers ; Zeke Morris String band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-94330 10-in. 8/6/1935 Maple on the hill J. E. Mainer's Mountaineers ; Wade Mainer ; Zeke Morris String band, with male vocal duet vocalist  
Victor BS-94331 10-in. 8/6/1935 Take me in the lifeboat J. E. Mainer's Mountaineers ; Wade Mainer ; Zeke Morris String band, with male vocal duet vocalist  
Victor BS-94333 10-in. 8/6/1935 New curly headed baby J. E. Mainer's Mountaineers ; Wade Mainer ; Zeke Morris String band, with male vocal duet vocalist  
Victor BS-94338 10-in. 8/6/1935 Let her go God bless her J. E. Mainer's Mountaineers ; Daddy John Love ; Zeke Morris String band, with male vocal trio vocalist  
Victor BS-94339 10-in. 8/6/1935 City on the hill J. E. Mainer's Mountaineers ; Daddy John Love ; Wade Mainer ; Zeke Morris String band, with male vocal quartet vocalist  
Victor BS-94340 10-in. 8/6/1935 The longest train J. E. Mainer's Mountaineers ; Daddy John Love ; Zeke Morris String band, with male vocal trio vocalist  
Victor BS-94341 10-in. 8/6/1935 Write a letter to Mother J. E. Mainer's Mountaineers ; Daddy John Love ; Wade Mainer ; Zeke Morris String band, with male vocal quartet vocalist  
Victor BS-94342 10-in. 8/6/1935 Lights in the valley J. E. Mainer's Mountaineers ; Daddy John Love ; Wade Mainer ; Zeke Morris String band, with male vocal quartet vocalist  
Victor BS-99133 10-in. 2/14/1936 Come back to your dobie shack Wade Mainer ; Zeke Morris Male vocal duet, with banjo, guitar, and harmonica vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-99134 10-in. 2/14/1936 Just as the sun went down Zeke Morris Male vocal solo, with guitar instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Victor BS-99135 10-in. 2/14/1936 What would you give in exchange Wade Mainer ; Zeke Morris Male vocal duet, with guitar and banjo vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-99136 10-in. 2/14/1936 A leaf from the sea Wade Mainer ; Zeke Morris Male vocal duet, with banjo, guitar, and harmonica vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-99137 10-in. 2/14/1936 Brown eyes Wade Mainer ; Zeke Morris Male vocal duet, with guitar and banjo vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-99138 10-in. 2/15/1936 Maple on the hill Wade Mainer ; Zeke Morris Male vocal duet, with guitar and banjo vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-99139 10-in. 2/15/1936 Going to Georgia Wade Mainer ; Zeke Morris Male vocal duet, with banjo, guitar, and harmonica vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-99140 10-in. 2/15/1936 Nobody's darling but mine Wade Mainer ; Zeke Morris Male vocal duet, with banjo and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-99141 10-in. 2/15/1936 Mother came to get her boy from jail Wade Mainer ; Zeke Morris Male vocal duet, with banjo and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-99142 10-in. 2/15/1936 Where the red, red roses grow Wade Mainer ; Zeke Morris Male vocal duet, with banjo, guitar, and harmonica vocalist  
Victor BS-102600 10-in. 6/15/1936 On a cold winter night J. E. Mainer's Mountaineers ; Wade Mainer Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-102602 10-in. 6/15/1936 The old and faded picture J. E. Mainer's Mountaineers ; Wade Mainer ; Zeke Morris Male vocal trio, with string band vocalist  
Victor BS-102604 10-in. 6/15/1936 Walk that lonesome valley J. E. Mainer's Mountaineers ; Wade Mainer ; Zeke Morris Male vocal duet, with string band vocalist  
Victor BS-102605 10-in. 6/15/1936 Got a home in that rock J. E. Mainer's Mountaineers ; Wade Mainer ; Zeke Morris Male vocal duet, with string band vocalist  
Victor BS-102606 10-in. 6/15/1936 Johnson's old grey mule J. E. Mainer's Mountaineers ; Wade Mainer ; Zeke Morris Male vocal trio, with string band and talk vocalist  
Victor BS-102607 10-in. 6/15/1936 Won't be worried long J. E. Mainer's Mountaineers ; Wade Mainer ; Zeke Morris Male vocal trio, with string band vocalist  
Victor BS-102608 10-in. 6/15/1936 Goin' down the river of Jordan J. E. Mainer's Mountaineers ; Wade Mainer ; Zeke Morris Male vocal trio, with string band vocalist  
Victor BS-102611 10-in. 6/15/1936 Watermelon on the vine J. E. Mainer's Mountaineers ; J. E. Mainer ; Wade Mainer ; Zeke Morris Male vocal trio, with string band vocalist  
Victor BS-102612 10-in. 6/15/1936 Cradle days Wade Mainer ; Zeke Morris Male vocal trio, with guitar and banjo instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Victor BS-102613 10-in. 6/15/1936 Gathering flowers from the hills Wade Mainer ; Zeke Morris Male vocal duet, with guitar and banjo instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Victor BS-102614 10-in. 6/15/1936 My mother is waiting Wade Mainer ; Zeke Morris Male vocal duet, with guitar and banjo instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Victor BS-102615 10-in. 6/15/1936 If I could hear my mother Wade Mainer ; Zeke Morris Male vocal duet, with guitar and banjo instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Victor BS-102616 10-in. 6/15/1936 Nobody's darling on earth Wade Mainer ; Zeke Morris Male vocal duet, with guitar and banjo instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Victor BS-102617 10-in. 6/15/1936 Shake hands with Mother Wade Mainer ; Zeke Morris Male vocal duet, with guitar and banjo instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Victor BS-102622 10-in. 6/15/1936 I miss my mother and dad George Morris ; Zeke Morris Male vocal duet, with 2 guitars instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Victor BS-102623 10-in. 6/15/1936 They said my Lord's the devil George Morris ; Zeke Morris Male vocal duet, with 2 guitars instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Victor BS-02530 10-in. 10/12/1936 They said my Lord was a devil Wade Mainer ; Zeke Morris Male vocal duet, with violin, guitar, and banjo vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-02531 10-in. 10/12/1936 Won't somebody pal with me? Wade Mainer ; Zeke Morris ; Homer Sherrill Male vocal trio, with violin, guitar, and banjo vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-02532 10-in. 10/12/1936 Hop along Peter Wade Mainer ; Zeke Morris ; Homer Sherrill Male vocal trio, with violin, guitar, and banjo vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-02533 10-in. 10/12/1936 Just one way to the pearly gates Wade Mainer ; Zeke Morris ; Homer Sherrill Male vocal trio, with violin, guitar, and banjo vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-02534 10-in. 10/12/1936 Dear Daddy, you're gone Wade Mainer ; Zeke Morris ; Homer Sherrill Male vocal duet, with violin, guitar, and banjo vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-02535 10-in. 10/12/1936 Been foolin' me, baby Wade Mainer ; Zeke Morris ; Homer Sherrill Male vocal trio, with violin, guitar, and banjo vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-02536 10-in. 10/12/1936 I'll be a friend of Jesus Wade Mainer ; Zeke Morris ; Homer Sherrill Male vocal trio, with violin, guitar, and banjo vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-02537 10-in. 10/12/1936 Cowboy's pony in heaven Wade Mainer ; Zeke Morris Male vocal duet, with violin, guitar, and banjo vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-02548 10-in. 10/12/1936 The good southern soda Wade Mainer ; Zeke Morris ; Homer Sherrill Male vocal trio, with 2 guitars and violin vocalist  
Victor BS-07051 10-in. 2/16/1937 Little Birdie Wade Mainer ; Zeke Morris Male vocal duet, with banjo and guitar instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Victor BS-07052 10-in. 2/16/1937 Always been a rambler Wade Mainer ; Zeke Morris Male vocal duet, with banjo and guitar instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Victor BS-07053 10-in. 2/16/1937 Starting life anew with you Wade Mainer ; Zeke Morris Male vocal duet, with banjo and guitar instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Victor BS-07054 10-in. 2/16/1937 Little rosebuds Wade Mainer ; Zeke Morris Male vocal duet, with banjo and guitar instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Victor BS-07056 10-in. 2/16/1937 In the land beyond the blue Zeke Morris Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist  
Victor BS-07057 10-in. 2/16/1937 A change all around Wade Mainer ; Zeke Morris Male vocal duet, with banjo and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-07058 10-in. 2/16/1937 Short life and its trouble Wade Mainer ; Zeke Morris Male vocal duet, with banjo and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-011812 10-in. 8/2/1937 Dying boy's prayer Wade Mainer ; Zeke Morris Male vocal duet, with banjo and guitar instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Victor BS-011813 10-in. 8/2/1937 Free again Wade Mainer ; Zeke Morris Male vocal duet, with banjo and guitar instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Victor BS-011814 10-in. 8/2/1937 Answer to Two little rosebuds Wade Mainer ; Zeke Morris Male vocal duet, with banjo and guitar instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Victor BS-011815 10-in. 8/2/1937 I'm not turning backward Wade Mainer ; Zeke Morris Male vocal duet, with banjo and guitar instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Victor BS-011816 10-in. 8/3/1937 What are you going to do, brother Little Smilin' Rangers ; Wade Mainer Male vocal duet, with string band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-011817 10-in. 8/3/1937 Companions draw nigh Little Smilin' Rangers ; Wade Mainer Male vocal duet, with string band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-011818 10-in. 8/3/1937 Mountain sweetheart Little Smilin' Rangers ; Wade Mainer Male vocal duet, with string band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-011819 10-in. 8/3/1937 Don't forget me, little darling Little Smilin' Rangers ; Wade Mainer Male vocal duet, with guitar and mandolin instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-011820 10-in. 8/2/1937 Riding on that train Forty-five Steve Ledford ; Wade Mainer ; Zeke Morris Male vocal solo, with string band and talk instrumentalist, guitar, speaker  
Victor BS-011821 10-in. 8/2/1937 Little Maggie Steve Ledford ; Wade Mainer ; Zeke Morris Male vocal trio, with string band vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-011822 10-in. 8/2/1937 Little pal Wade Mainer ; Zeke Morris Male vocal duet, with string band vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-011823 10-in. 8/2/1937 Down in the willow Wade Mainer ; Zeke Morris Male vocal duet, with string band vocalist, composer, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-011824 10-in. 8/2/1937 Garden of prayer Zeke Morris Male vocal solo, with guitar instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Victor BS-011825 10-in. 8/2/1937 Ramshackle shack Little Smilin' Rangers ; Wade Mainer Male vocal duet, with string band and harmonica instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-011826 10-in. 8/2/1937 Memory Lane Little Smilin' Rangers ; Wade Mainer Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-011827 10-in. 8/2/1937 Wild Bill Jones Little Smilin' Rangers ; Wade Mainer Male vocal solo, with banjo and 2 guitars instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-011828 10-in. 8/2/1937 I want to be loved Little Smilin' Rangers ; Wade Mainer Male vocal duet, with banjo and 2 guitars instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-018737 10-in. 1/26/1938 Understand it better bye and bye Wiley, Zeke and Homer Male vocal duet, with violin and 2 guitars vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-018738 10-in. 1/26/1938 Answer to "Blue eyes" Wiley, Zeke and Homer Male vocal duet, with violin and 2 guitars vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-018739 10-in. 1/26/1938 Someone to love you when you're old Wiley, Zeke and Homer Male vocal duet, with violin and 2 guitars vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-018740 10-in. 1/26/1938 I will never turn back Wiley, Zeke and Homer Male vocal duet, with violin and 2 guitars vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-018741 10-in. 1/26/1938 Greenback dollar—part 3 Wiley, Zeke and Homer Male vocal duet, with violin, mandolin, and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, mandolin  
Victor BS-018742 10-in. 1/26/1938 It is love Wiley, Zeke and Homer Male vocal duet, with violin and 2 guitars vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-018743 10-in. 1/26/1938 Under the old Kentucky moon Wiley, Zeke and Homer Male vocal duet, with violin and 2 guitars vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-018744 10-in. 1/26/1938 The Eastern Gate Wiley, Zeke and Homer Male vocal duet, with violin and 2 guitars vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-027622 10-in. 9/29/1938 Darling, think what you have done Morris Brothers Male vocal duet, with 2 guitars vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-027623 10-in. 9/29/1938 Does Jesus care? Morris Brothers Male vocal duet, with 2 guitars instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Victor BS-027624 10-in. 9/29/1938 The story of Charlie Lawson Morris Brothers Male vocal solo, with 2 guitars instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-027625 10-in. 9/29/1938 Riding to see the sun go down Morris Brothers Male vocal duet, with 2 guitars vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-027626 10-in. 9/29/1938 The great speckled bird (New version) Morris Brothers Male vocal duet, with 2 guitars vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-027627 10-in. 9/29/1938 Don't say goodbye if you love me Morris Brothers Male vocal duet, with 2 guitars vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-027628 10-in. 9/29/1938 Let me be your salty dog Morris Brothers Male vocal duet, with 2 guitars vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-027629 10-in. 9/29/1938 There's a trail that's winding Morris Brothers Male vocal solo, with 2 guitars vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-027630 10-in. 9/29/1938 I love the silver in your hair Morris Brothers Male vocal solo, with 2 guitars instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-027631 10-in. 9/29/1938 Will the circle be unbroken bye-and-bye? Morris Brothers Male vocal duet, with 2 guitars vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-027632 10-in. 9/29/1938 Once I had a darling mother Charlie Monroe’s Boys Male vocal duet, with mandolin and 2 guitars instrumentalist, mandolin  
Victor BS-027633 10-in. 9/29/1938 No home, no place to pillow my head Charlie Monroe’s Boys Male vocal duet, with mandolin and 2 guitars instrumentalist, mandolin  
Victor BS-027634 10-in. 9/29/1938 Farther along Charlie Monroe’s Boys Male vocal duet, with mandolin and 2 guitars instrumentalist, mandolin  
Victor BS-027635 10-in. 9/29/1938 When the world's on fire, part 2 Charlie Monroe’s Boys Male vocal duet, with mandolin and 2 guitars instrumentalist, mandolin  
Victor BS-027636 10-in. 9/29/1938 Take me back to the valley Charlie Monroe’s Boys Male vocal duet, with mandolin and 2 guitars instrumentalist, mandolin  
Victor BS-027637 10-in. 9/29/1938 Happy spirit Charlie Monroe’s Boys Male vocal duet, with mandolin and 2 guitars instrumentalist, mandolin  
Victor BS-027638 10-in. 9/29/1938 The great speckled bird Charlie Monroe’s Boys Male vocal duet, with mandolin and 2 guitars instrumentalist, mandolin  
Victor BS-027639 10-in. 9/29/1938 Tell him to come back, sweet fern Charlie Monroe’s Boys Male vocal duet, with mandolin and 2 guitars instrumentalist, mandolin  
Victor BS-027640 10-in. 9/29/1938 Every time I feel Charlie Monroe’s Boys Male vocal trio, with mandolin and 2 guitars vocalist, instrumentalist, mandolin  
Victor BS-027641 10-in. 9/29/1938 You're gonna miss me when I'm gone Charlie Monroe’s Boys Male vocal duet, with mandolin and 2 guitars instrumentalist, mandolin  
Victor BS-032639 10-in. 2/5/1939 If you love your mother Morris Brothers Male vocal duet, with guitar and mandolin vocalist, instrumentalist, mandolin  
Victor BS-032640 10-in. 2/5/1939 Now she's gone (I'm sittin' on top of the world) Morris Brothers Male vocal duet, with guitar and mandolin vocalist, instrumentalist, mandolin  
Victor BS-032641 10-in. 2/5/1939 Just how pretty you smile Morris Brothers Male vocal duet, with guitar and mandolin vocalist, instrumentalist, mandolin  
Victor BS-032642 10-in. 2/5/1939 Blessed Jesus, hold my hand Morris Brothers Male vocal duet, with guitar and mandolin vocalist, instrumentalist, mandolin  
Victor BS-032643 10-in. 2/5/1939 Farewell Kentucky Morris Brothers Male vocal solo, with 2 guitars instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-032644 10-in. 2/5/1939 I will meet my precious mother Morris Brothers Male vocal duet, with guitar and mandolin vocalist, instrumentalist, mandolin  
Victor BS-032645 10-in. 2/5/1939 Married woman blues Morris Brothers Male vocal solo, with 2 guitars vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-032646 10-in. 2/5/1939 Telephone to glory Morris Brothers Male vocal duet, with guitar and mandolin vocalist, instrumentalist, mandolin  
Victor BS-032647 10-in. 2/5/1939 Dream of the miner's child Morris Brothers Male vocal duet, with guitar and mandolin vocalist, instrumentalist, mandolin  
Victor BS-032648 10-in. 2/5/1939 Old covered bridge Morris Brothers Male vocal solo, with 2 guitars and yodeling vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, yodeling  
Victor BS-032649 10-in. 2/5/1939 Little Nellie Morris Brothers Male vocal duet, with guitar and mandolin vocalist, instrumentalist, mandolin  
Victor BS-032650 10-in. 2/5/1939 Last letter Morris Brothers Male vocal solo, with 2 guitars instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-032651 10-in. 2/5/1939 Oh death Charlie Monroe’s Boys Male vocal duet, with guitar and mandolin vocalist, instrumentalist, mandolin  
Victor BS-032652 10-in. 2/5/1939 Guided by love Charlie Monroe’s Boys Male vocal duet, with guitar and mandolin vocalist, instrumentalist, mandolin  
Victor BS-032653 10-in. 2/5/1939 If you see my Saviour Charlie Monroe’s Boys Male vocal duet, with guitar and mandolin vocalist, instrumentalist, mandolin  
Victor BS-032654 10-in. 2/5/1939 From shore to shore Charlie Monroe’s Boys Male vocal duet, with guitar and mandolin vocalist, instrumentalist, mandolin  
Victor BS-032655 10-in. 2/5/1939 Is she praying there? Charlie Monroe’s Boys Male vocal duet, with guitar and mandolin vocalist, instrumentalist, mandolin  
Victor BS-032656 10-in. 2/5/1939 Joy bells in my soul Charlie Monroe’s Boys Male vocal duet, with guitar and mandolin vocalist, instrumentalist, mandolin  
Victor BS-032657 10-in. 2/5/1939 Just one year Charlie Monroe’s Boys Male vocal duet, with guitar and mandolin vocalist, instrumentalist, mandolin  
Victor BS-032658 10-in. 2/5/1939 Black sheep Charlie Monroe’s Boys Male vocal duet, with guitar and mandolin vocalist, instrumentalist, mandolin  
Victor BS-041308 10-in. 8/24/1939 One little word Morris Brothers Male vocal duet, with instrumental trio vocalist  
Victor BS-041310 10-in. 8/24/1939 My Lord will come for me Morris Brothers Mixed vocal trio, with guitar vocalist  
Victor BS-041311 10-in. 8/24/1939 It's blues Morris Brothers Male vocal duet, with violin and guitar vocalist  
Victor BS-041313 10-in. 8/24/1939 He'll set your fields on fire Morris Brothers Mixed vocal trio, with guitar vocalist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Morris, Zeke," accessed July 23, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100659.

Morris, Zeke. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 23, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100659.

"Morris, Zeke." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 23 July 2021.

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