Billy Williams [1854-1910]

Birth and Death Data: Born 1854, Died 1910

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1911 - 1964

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, songwriter, composer, lyricist

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= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia 28164 10-in. approximately 1912 Where does Daddy go when he goes out? Billy Williams Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Columbia 71019 10-in. approximately 1920 My father was born in Killarney Billy Williams Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, songwriter  
Columbia 71020 10-in. approximately 1920 She does love a little bit of scotch Billy Williams Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist  
Edison 552 Not documented approximately Feb. 1911 Let's have a song on the phonograph Billy Williams Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist  
Decca 74817 3/31/1949 Tennessee border Billy Williams vocalist  
Decca 74818 3/31/1949 Tennessee Saturday night Billy Williams vocalist  
Decca 74819 3/31/1949 Sweet talkin' Georgia gal Billy Williams vocalist  
Decca 74820 3/31/1949 After I've called you sweetheart Billy Williams vocalist  
Decca 86723 8/27/1954 Love me Billy Williams vocalist  
Decca 86724 8/27/1954 [Unknown title(s)] Billy Williams vocalist  
Decca 86725 8/27/1954 The honeydripper, part 1 Billy Williams vocalist  
Decca 86726 8/27/1954 The honeydripper, part 2 Billy Williams vocalist  
Decca 86773 9/10/1954 Love me The Billy Williams Quartet vocalist  
Decca 86774 9/10/1954 He follows she The Billy Williams Quartet vocalist  
Decca 86775 9/10/1954 The honeydripper The Billy Williams Quartet vocalist  
Decca 86776 9/10/1954 Fools rush in The Billy Williams Quartet vocalist  
Decca 88540 8/21/1955 Just a little bit more The Billy Williams Quartet vocalist  
Decca 88541 8/21/1955 Learning to love The Billy Williams Quartet vocalist  
Decca 100655 9/24/1956 Don't cry on my shoulder The Billy Williams Quartet vocalist  
Decca 100656 9/24/1956 Shame, shame, shame The Billy Williams Quartet vocalist  
Decca 100948 11/7/1956 Stormy The Billy Williams Quartet vocalist  
Decca 100949 11/7/1956 Follow me The Billy Williams Quartet vocalist  
Decca 102176 4/3/1957 Lucy Lou Billy Williams vocalist  
Decca 102177 4/3/1957 I'm gonna sit right down and write myself a letter Billy Williams vocalist  
Decca 102178 4/3/1957 Date with the blues Billy Williams vocalist  
Decca 102179 4/3/1957 The Lord will understand Billy Williams vocalist  
Decca 103207 9/4/1957 Got a date with an angel The Billy Williams Quartet vocalist  
Decca 103208 9/4/1957 I'm confessin' The Billy Williams Quartet vocalist  
Decca 103209 9/4/1957 I surrender dear The Billy Williams Quartet vocalist  
Decca 103210 9/4/1957 So long The Billy Williams Quartet vocalist  
Decca 103631 11/7/1957 Don't let go Billy Williams vocalist  
Decca 103632 11/7/1957 [Unknown title(s)] Billy Williams vocalist  
Decca 103737 11/20/1957 Don't let go Billy Williams vocalist  
Decca 103738 11/20/1957 Baby, baby Billy Williams vocalist  
Decca 104335 2/7/1958 Steppin' out tonight Billy Williams vocalist  
Decca 104336 2/7/1958 There I've said it again Billy Williams vocalist  
Decca 105006 5/21/1958 It's prayin' time Billy Williams vocalist  
Decca 105007 5/21/1958 I'll get by Billy Williams vocalist  
Decca 105008 5/21/1958 It hurts so much Billy Williams vocalist  
Decca 106266 12/18/1958 Nola Billy Williams vocalist  
Decca 106267 12/18/1958 Tied to the strings of your heart Billy Williams vocalist  
Decca 106280 12/22/1958 Red hot love Billy Williams vocalist  
Decca 106281 11/22/1958 Smack dab in the middle Billy Williams vocalist  
Decca 106282 12/22/1958 Walkin' by the river Billy Williams vocalist  
Decca 106287 12/23/1958 Pour me a glass of teardrops Billy Williams vocalist  
Decca 106288 12/23/1958 You don't know Billy Williams vocalist  
Decca 106289 12/23/1958 You don't know Billy Williams vocalist  
Decca 106290 12/23/1958 A kiss and a rose Billy Williams vocalist  
Decca 106315 1/15/1959 The little boy Billy Williams vocalist  
Decca 106316 1/15/1959 Dream of you Billy Williams vocalist  
Decca 106317 1/15/1959 Goodnight Irene Billy Williams vocalist  
Decca 106318 1/15/1959 I wonder Billy Williams vocalist  
Decca 106492 2/4/1959 [Unknown title(s)] Billy Williams vocalist  
Decca 106493 2/4/1959 Red hot love Billy Williams vocalist  
Decca 106679 2/25/1959 Telephone conversation Barbara McNair ; Billy Williams vocalist  
Decca 106680 2/25/1959 Go to sleep, go to sleep Barbara McNair ; Billy Williams vocalist  
Decca 109202 6/2/1960 Begin the beguine Billy Williams vocalist  
Decca 109203 6/2/1960 For you Billy Williams vocalist  
Decca 109204 6/2/1960 I cried for you Billy Williams vocalist  
Decca 109205 6/2/1960 The lover of all lovers Billy Williams vocalist  
Decca 109312 6/27/1960 Alright, okay, you win The Billy Williams Revue vocalist  
Decca 115230 9/25/1964 Why do I love you? Billy Williams vocalist  
Decca 115231 9/25/1964 Raise your hand Billy Williams vocalist  
Decca 115232 9/25/1964 Ridin' around in the rain Billy Williams vocalist  
Decca 115233 9/25/1964 Ain't she sweet Billy Williams vocalist  
Decca L 9813 1/21/1957 Butterfly Billy Williams vocalist  
Decca L 9814 1/21/1957 The pied piper Billy Williams vocalist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Williams, Billy [1854-1910]," accessed January 30, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100738.

Williams, Billy [1854-1910]. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 30, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100738.

"Williams, Billy [1854-1910]." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 30 January 2023.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100738

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