Gene Williams

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1921 - 1964

Roles Represented in DAHR: songwriter, lyricist, leader

Notes: Lawrence Wright wrote under many pseudonyms including Everett Lynton, Gene Williams, Betsy O'Hagan, and Horatio Nicholls.

See Also: Wright, Lawrence

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-24945 10-in. 2/16/1921 Wyoming Charles Hart ; Elliott Shaw Male vocal duet, with harp and orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 79828 10-in. 5/6/1921 Wyoming Nora Bayes Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 142679 10-in. 9/22/1926 Give me a ukulele University Six Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Columbia W142693 10-in. 9/27/1926 Give me a ukulele Vaughn De Leath ; Gerald Macy Female-male vocal duet, with piano songwriter  
Columbia W142805 10-in. 10/9/1926 Give me a ukulele Ipana Troubadours ; Keller Sisters and Lynch ; Sam Lanin Jazz/dance band, with mixed vocal trio songwriter  
Columbia 142868 10-in. 10/25/1926 Give me a ukulele The Harmonizers Male vocal quartet, with piano songwriter  
OKeh 74285 8/17/1926 Ukulele lullaby Noble Sissle Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
OKeh 80148 10-in. 10/1/1926 Give me a ukulele (and a ukulele baby) and leave the rest to me Arkansaw Travellers ; Lem Cleg Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Brunswick 5194-5195 10-in. approximately Mar. 1921 Wyoming Charles Hart ; Elliott Shaw Male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Brunswick C4374 10-in. 9/18/1929 Wyoming lullaby Kalaluhi Honolulu Quartet Instrumental quartet, with vocal quartet lyricist  
Edison 11276 10-in. 11/1/1926 Give me a ukulele (and a ukulele baby) and leave the rest to me National Male Quartet Male vocal quartet, with piano songwriter  
Decca 114795 4/17/1964 Somebody somewhere-2 Linda Hopkins leader  
Decca 114797 4/17/1964 Upon my lips a song-2 Linda Hopkins leader  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Williams, Gene," accessed September 22, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100862.

Williams, Gene. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 22, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100862.

"Williams, Gene." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 22 September 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100862

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