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Eubie Blake

James Hubert "Eubie" Blake (February 7, 1887 – February 12, 1983), was an American composer, lyricist, and pianist of ragtime, jazz, and popular music. In 1921, he and his long-time collaborator Noble Sissle wrote Shuffle Along, one of the first Broadway musicals to be written and directed by African Americans. Blake's compositions included such hits as "Bandana Days", "Charleston Rag", "Love Will Find a Way", "Memories of You" and "I'm Just Wild About Harry". The musical Eubie!, which opened on Broadway in 1978, featured his works.

Birth and Death Data: Born February 7th, 1887 (Baltimore), Died February 12th, 1983 (Brooklyn)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1914 - 1939

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, piano, songwriter, vocalist, director, leader

Recordings (Results 51-75 of 105 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia 80015 10-in. 10/4/1921 Love will find a way Edwin Dale Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Columbia 80046 10-in. 11/1/1921 Gypsy blues Happy Six Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia 80355 10-in. 5/18/1922 I'm just wild about Harry Mason-Dixon Seven Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia 80365 10-in. 5/27/1922 I'm just wild about Harry Ray Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia 80386 10-in. 6/12/1922 Serenade blues Frank Westphal Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia 140092 10-in. 10/7/1924 Manda Fletcher Henderson's Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia 49760 12-in. 3/2/1920 Alexandria [from Aphrodite] Yerkes Jazarimba Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia W150747 10-in. 8/29/1930 You're lucky to me Ethel Waters Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia W150748 10-in. 8/29/1930 Memories of you Ethel Waters Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia W150806 10-in. 9/16/1930 Loving you the way I do Lloyd Keating and his Music Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia W150815 10-in. 9/17/1930 You're lucky to me Fred Rich Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia W150816 10-in. 9/17/1930 Memories of you Fred Rich Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia W150846 10-in. 9/30/1930 Loving you the way I do Charleston Chasers Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Columbia W150847 10-in. 9/30/1930 You're lucky to me Charleston Chasers Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Columbia W150925 10-in. 10/31/1930 Loving you the way I do Blue Grass Boys ; Lee Morse Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia W150946 10-in. 11/11/1930 You're lucky to me Buck and Bubbles Male vocal duet, with piano composer  
Columbia W150947 10-in. 11/11/1930 Wakin' up the folks downstairs Buck and Bubbles Male vocal duet, with piano composer  
Columbia W151578 10-in. 6/1/1931 Dancing in the dark Ben Selvin and his Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Columbia W152605 10-in. 4/16/1934 Loving you the way I do Lady Vine Female vocal solo composer  
OKeh S-7026 10-in. ca. Sept. 1919 Goodnight, Angeline Peerless Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra songwriter  
OKeh S-7905 10-in. May 1921 I'm craving for that kind of love Black Devil Orchestra ; J. Tim Brymn ; Gertrude Saunders Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer  
OKeh o-8228 10-in. ca. Nov. 1921 Gypsy blues Joseph Samuels Jazz Band Jazz/dance band composer  
OKeh 8740 10-in. Aug. 1924 Low down blues Annie Summerford Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer  
OKeh S-70244 10-in. Oct. 1921 Gypsy blues Harmonists ; Julius Lenzberg Jazz/dance band composer  
OKeh S-70351 10-in. 12/5/1921 Bandana days Harmony Eight ; James P. Johnson Jazz/dance band composer  
(Results 51-75 of 105 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Blake, Eubie," accessed November 26, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102980.

Blake, Eubie. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 26, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102980.

"Blake, Eubie." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 26 November 2020.

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