George Brooks

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1923 - 1927

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, lyricist

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia 81261 10-in. 10/4/1923 Far away blues Fletcher Henderson ; Bessie Smith ; Clara Smith Female vocal duet ("blues singers"), with piano lyricist, composer  
Columbia 81342 10-in. 11/9/1923 If Mamma quits Papa, what will Papa do Bessie Brown ; Fletcher Henderson ; George W. Williams Female-male vocal duet ("blues singers"), with piano composer, lyricist  
Columbia 81479 10-in. 1/12/1924 I don't know and I don't care Edith Wilson Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band lyricist, composer  
Columbia 81694 10-in. 4/17/1924 Back woods blues Clara Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with guitar and ukulele lyricist, composer  
Columbia 81847 10-in. 6/27/1924 No second handed lovin' for mine Bessie Brown ; George W. Williams Female-male vocal duet ("blues singers"), with cornet and piano composer  
Columbia 81893 10-in. 7/31/1924 Salt water blues Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with trombone and piano lyricist, composer  
Columbia 81907 10-in. 8/8/1924 Rainy weather blues Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with trombone and piano lyricist, composer  
Columbia 81917 10-in. 8/15/1924 When you go huntin', I'm goin' fishin' Bessie Brown ; George W. Williams Female-male vocal duet ("blues singers"), with cornet, trombone, and piano lyricist, composer  
Columbia 81924 10-in. 8/19/1924 Pork chop blues Bessie Brown Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with tenor saxophone and piano lyricist, composer  
Columbia W141819 10-in. 3/18/1926 Jazzbo Brown from Memphis Town Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with clarinet and piano lyricist, composer  
Columbia W142148 10-in. 5/4/1926 Hard driving papa Fletcher Henderson ; Bessie Smith ; Joe Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with cornet and piano lyricist, composer  
Columbia W142875 10-in. 10/25/1926 Honey man blues Fletcher Henderson ; Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with piano lyricist, composer  
Columbia W142876 10-in. 10/26/1926 One and two blues Blue Boys [Bessie Smith ensemble] ; Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with clarinet, cornet, and piano lyricist, composer  
Columbia W143575 10-in. 3/3/1927 Trombone Cholly Blue Boys [Bessie Smith ensemble] ; Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with instrumental trio composer, lyricist  
Columbia W143576 10-in. 3/3/1927 Send me to the 'lectric chair Blue Boys [Bessie Smith ensemble] ; Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with instrumental trio composer, lyricist  
Columbia W143583 10-in. 3/3/1927 Them's graveyard words Blue Boys [Bessie Smith ensemble] ; Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with instrumental trio composer, lyricist  
Columbia W144918 10-in. 10/27/1927 Dyin' by the hour Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with cornet, piano, and tuba composer, lyricist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Brooks, George," accessed May 10, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/101028.

Brooks, George. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 10, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/101028.

"Brooks, George." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 10 May 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/101028

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