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 101-125 of 167 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia 150470 10-in. 4/16/1930 After you've gone Julie Wintz Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia W152479 10-in. 8/22/1933 Way down yonder in New Orleans Drake Hotel Orchestra ; Clyde McCoy Jazz/dance band songwriter  
OKeh 155 10-in. ca. June 1918 That's it Jazarimba Orchestra Instrumental ensemble songwriter  
OKeh 299 10-in. approximately Aug. 1918 Good-bye, Alexander Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
OKeh 342 10-in. ca. Sept. 1918 I'm waiting for you, Liza Jane Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
OKeh 592 10-in. ca. Feb. 1919 Oh! Lawdy (Something's done got between Ebecaneezer and me) Billy Murray Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
OKeh S-7596 10-in. Sept. 1920 Show me how Vernon Trio Instrumental trio composer  
OKeh S-7680 10-in. Nov. 1920 Strut, Miss Lizzie Al Bernard Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
OKeh S-70350 10-in. 12/5/1921 Dear old Southland Harmony Eight ; James P. Johnson Jazz/dance band composer  
OKeh S-70768 10-in. Aug. 1922 Mandy Ernest Hare Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
OKeh S-71072 10-in. Dec. 1922 There's a rainbow in the sky Billy Jones Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
OKeh S-71171 10-in. Jan. 1923 Way down yonder in New Orleans George Kelly ; The Original Six Jazz/dance band songwriter  
OKeh S-71174 10-in. Jan. 1923 Whoa, Tillie, take your time! George Kelly ; The Original Six Jazz/dance band songwriter  
OKeh S-71397 10-in. Apr. 1923 Down by the river Rega Dance Orchestra ; Sophie Tucker Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band songwriter  
OKeh S-71856 10-in. Sept. 1923 Where Niag'ra falls Yellow Jackets Jazz/dance band composer  
OKeh W80716 10-in. 4/11/1927 After you've gone Miff Mole's Molers [Five Pennies] ; Ted Shapiro ; Sophie Tucker Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer  
OKeh W81084 10-in. 5/13/1927 Way down yonder in New Orleans Frankie Trumbauer’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
OKeh W402987 10-in. 9/24/1929 After you've gone Little Molers ; Miff Mole Jazz/dance band composer  
OKeh W403454 10-in. 11/26/1929 After you've gone Louis Armstrong Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
OKeh W403895 10-in. 4/5/1930 Dear old Southland Louis Armstrong Trumpet solo, with piano and talk composer  
OKeh W490005 10-in. 11/26/1929 After you've gone Louis Armstrong Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
OKeh [OK cat 1095-A] 10-in. approximately 1918 After you've gone Irving Kaufman Male vocal solo composer  
OKeh [OK cat 1132-A] 10-in. approximately 1918 I'm too tired to make love Ada Jones Female vocal solo songwriter  
Brunswick [Br cat 5217-b] 10-in. approximately Apr. 1918 Everybody's crazy 'bout the doggone blues, but I'm happy Sterling Trio Male vocal trio, with orchestra composer  
Brunswick 5074 10-in. approximately Feb. 1921 Strut, Miss Lizzie Al Bernard ; Carl Fenton’s Orchestra Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
(Results 101-125 of 167 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Layton, Turner," accessed January 27, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102990.

Layton, Turner. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 27, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102990.

"Layton, Turner." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 27 January 2023.

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