Billy Curtis

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1919 - 1935

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist, songwriter, composer

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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
Victor B-29766 10-in. 4/3/1924 The little wooden whistle wouldn't whistle Nelson Maples ; S.S. Leviathan Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-62104 10-in. 4/22/1930 Down by the railroad track Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Victor BVE-62282 10-in. 6/24/1930 I'm bettin' the roll on roamer Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble songwriter  
Victor BVE-62393 10-in. 8/19/1930 The endurance song Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with instrumental quartet lyricist  
Victor BVE-62394 10-in. 8/19/1930 Miniature golf song Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with instrumental quartet lyricist  
Victor BVE-64621 10-in. 11/18/1930 Foolish facts Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with guitar, and piano songwriter  
Victor BVE-64622 10-in. 11/18/1930 What kind of noise annoys an oyster Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with guitar, and piano lyricist  
Victor BS-75006 10-in. 1/30/1933 Brother Ezra and Sister Susan Frank Crumit ; Julia Sanderson Female-male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble songwriter  
Victor BS-76127 10-in. 5/15/1933 Antonio Pasquale Ramonio Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with guitar and mandolin composer  
Columbia 78834 10-in. 12/2/1919 Checkers (It's your move now) Bert Williams Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 81636 10-in. 3/8/1924 The little wooden whistle wouldn't whistle Columbia Novelty Orchestra ; Billy Jones Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia C1013 10-in. 6/18/1935 The little wooden whistle wouldn't whistle Westerners (Massey Family) String band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
OKeh S-7677 10-in. Nov. 1920 Scandal Billy Jones ; Ed Smalle Male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
OKeh S-72172 10-in. Dec. 1923 The little wooden whistle wouldn't whistle Billy Jones Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
OKeh W402934 10-in. 9/5/1929 The ghost of the St. Louis blues Georgia Crackers ; Emmett Miller ; Phil Pavey Male vocal duet, with jazz/dance band lyricist  
Brunswick E26221-E26222 10-in. 1/20/1928 The way he loves is just too bad Libby Holman Female vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Edison 6895 10-in. 8/1/1919 What could be sweeter Helen Clark ; Joseph A. Phillips Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Edison 7763 10-in. 1/28/1921 At the circus Al. H. Weston ; Irene Young Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Edison 9332 10-in. 1/15/1924 The little wooden whistle wouldn't whistle Billy Jones Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Edison 10201 10-in. 2/11/1925 I'll make the pies like Mother made (If you'll make the dough like Dad) Billy Jones Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Curtis, Billy," accessed May 30, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/101418.

Curtis, Billy. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 30, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/101418.

"Curtis, Billy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 30 May 2024.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/101418

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