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 were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.
Recordings (Results 126-150 of 167 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Brunswick||6957||10-in.||approximately Dec. 1921||Dear old Southland||Ernest Hare||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Brunswick||8578-8580||10-in.||approximately Aug. 1922||'Way down yonder in New Orleans||Margaret Young||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||songwriter|
|Brunswick||8597-8599||10-in.||approximately Aug. 1922||Come along||White Way Quartet||Male vocal quartet, with orchestra||composer|
|Brunswick||9404-9406||10-in.||approximately Dec. 1922||Whoa, Tillie, take your time||Margaret Young||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||songwriter|
|Brunswick||9869-9871||10-in.||Feb. 1923||Way down yonder in New Orleans||Cotton Pickers||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Brunswick||10424-10427||10-in.||4/20/1923||Down by the river||Cotton Pickers ; Ernest Hare||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|Brunswick||12409-12412||10-in.||1/29/1924||Mindin' my bus'ness||Ray Miller Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Brunswick||12413-12415||10-in.||1/29/1924||If you'll come back||Ray Miller Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Brunswick||13209-13212||10-in.||6/4/1924||Easy goin’ man||Benny Krueger’s Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Brunswick||XE27621||12-in.||5/31/1928||Dear old Southland||Five Pennies ; Scrappy Lambert ; Red Nichols||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take G)||composer|
|Brunswick||E27628||10-in.||6/1/1928||After you’ve gone||Libby Holman||Female vocal solo, with guitar and piano||composer|
|Brunswick||E31924||10-in.||2/3/1930||After you’ve gone||Five Pennies ; Red Nichols||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|Brunswick||E32950||10-in.||6/6/1930||Strut Miss Lizzie||Hotsy Totsy Gang ; Irving Mills||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|Brunswick||E37270||10-in.||10/22/1931||After you’ve gone||All Star Orchestra ; Eddie Lang ; Joe Venuti||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|Brunswick||E4497-E4499||10-in.||2/2/1927||After you've gone||Evelyn Thompson||Female vocal solo, with guitar and piano||composer|
|Brunswick||E24668-E24670||10-in.||10/10/1927||After you’ve gone||Ewen Hail||Male vocal solo, with piano||composer|
|Brunswick||C1972||10-in.||5/24/1928||Dear old Southland||Original Wolverines ; Richard Dick||Jazz/dance band, with vocal||composer|
|Brunswick||C4688||10-in.||10/21/1929||After you’ve gone||The Savannah Syncopators||Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo||composer|
|Brunswick||C1239-C1241||10-in.||10/7/1927||After you’ve gone||Black Bottom Stompers ; Johnny Dodds||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Brunswick||522W-524W||10-in.||3/10/1925||I had someone else before I had you (And I’ll have someone after you’ve gone)||Irving Kaufman||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Brunswick||R267||10-in.||approximately Aug. 1927||Way down yonder in New Orleans||Fred Elizalde||Piano solo||songwriter|
|Edison||5474||10-in.||3/27/1917||The cute little wigglin' dance||Arthur Collins ; Byron G. Harlan||Male vocal duet, with orchestra||composer|
|Edison||5724||10-in.||8/2/1917||The cute little wigglin' dance||Frisco "Jass" Band||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Edison||5845||10-in.||10/11/1917||Sweet Emalina, my gal||Vernon Dalhart||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Edison||5852||10-in.||10/19/1917||That's it||Frisco "Jass" Band||Jazz/dance band||composer|
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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