Turner Layton

Turner Layton (July 2, 1894 – February 6, 1978), born John Turner Layton, Jr., was an African-American songwriter, singer and pianist. He frequently worked with Henry Creamer.

Birth and Death Data: Born July 2, 1894 (Washington, D.C.), Died February 6, 1978 (London)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1917 - 1947

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, songwriter, baritone vocal

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Recordings (Results 26-50 of 167 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-27852 10-in. 4/25/1923 Down by the river Nelson Maples ; S.S. Leviathan Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal, songwriter  
Victor B-29350 10-in. 1/24/1924 If you'll come back Ross Gorman ; Virginians Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BVE-47074 10-in. 9/21/1928 Adam and Eve Nelstone's Hawaiians Vocal and instrumental ensemble (Hawaiian) composer  
Victor BVE-57234 10-in. 12/6/1929 After you've gone Coon-Sanders Original Nighthawk Orchestra ; Carleton A. Coon ; Joe Sanders Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet composer  
Victor BVE-58529 10-in. 1/28/1930 After you've gone Gene Austin Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-59721 10-in. 3/21/1930 After you've gone Bennie Paine ; Fats Waller Piano duet composer  
Victor BVE-62682 10-in. 7/21/1930 After you've gone Henny Hendrickson ; Louisville Serenaders Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-75979 10-in. 7/29/1933 After you've gone King's Jesters Vocal and instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BS-76411 10-in. 6/7/1933 After you've gone Kelly Brothers Guitar trio (Hawaiian) composer  
Victor BS-76412 10-in. 6/7/1933 After you've gone Master's Hawaiians Guitar trio (Hawaiian) composer  
Victor BS-77183 10-in. 12/4/1933 Guitar medley Harold Maus Guitar solo composer  
Victor BS-77199 10-in. 12/4/1933 Dear old Southland Duke Ellington Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-88965 10-in. 5/10/1935 'Way down yonder in New Orleans Ray Noble Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor BS-92523 10-in. 6/25/1935 Dear old Southland Benny Goodman Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-92704 10-in. 7/13/1935 After you've gone Benny Goodman Trio ; Gene Krupa ; Teddy Wilson Jazz/dance trio songwriter  
Victor BS-02163 10-in. 10/18/1936 After you've gone Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor PBS-09684 10-in. 9/5/1937 After you've gone Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-014117 10-in. 9/13/1937 After you've gone Vernon Geyer Electric organ solo composer  
Victor BS-036528 10-in. 4/25/1939 'Way down yonder in New Orleans Van Alexander Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor BS-065604 10-in. 5/14/1941 Dear old Southland Duke Ellington Piano solo composer  
Victor BS-071767 10-in. 2/4/1942 'Way down yonder in New Orleans LEVINE (Henry) and his STRICTLY FROM DIXIE JAZZ BAND Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo songwriter  
Victor D7VB-2129 10-in. 11/26/1947 After you've gone Freddy Martin Orchestra ; Glen Hughes ; Martin Men Male vocal solo, with male vocal group and instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor [Trial 1919-01-13-01] Not documented 1/13/1919 After you've gone Bee Palmer Female vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor [Trial 1920-10-20-01] Not documented 10/20/1920 When you look in the eyes of a mule Turner Layton Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor [Trial 1923-04-24-06] 10-in. 4/24/1923 Down by the river Turner Layton Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
(Results 26-50 of 167 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Layton, Turner," accessed February 9, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102990.

Layton, Turner. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 9, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102990.

"Layton, Turner." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 9 February 2023.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102990

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