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 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  
(Results 126-150 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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