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 151-167 of 167 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Edison 6011 10-in. between 2/7/1918 and 2/12/1918 Everybody's crazy 'bout the doggone blues Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Edison 6308 10-in. between 8/4/1918 and 8/12/1918 Good-bye Alexander Ada Jones Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Edison 6333 10-in. 8/26/1918 I'm waiting for you, Liza Jane Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Edison 6439 10-in. 11/4/1918 Sweet 'n pretty (Gee! I wish you were mine) Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra songwriter  
Edison 6454 10-in. 11/12/1918 After you've gone Rachael Grant ; Billy Murray Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Edison 6491 10-in. between 12/2/1918 and 12/11/1918 I'm too tired to make love Ada Jones Female vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Edison 6687 10-in. 3/26/1919 Oh! Lawdy (Something's done got between Ebecaneezer and me) Ada Jones Female vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Edison 6792 10-in. 5/15/1919 Mary Ann medley Green Brothers' Novelty Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Edison 7110 10-in. 1/13/1920 I'm waiting for you, Liza Jane Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Edison 7410 10-in. 6/17/1920 You can't trust nobody Ernest Hare Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Edison 7735 10-in. 1/11/1921 Strut Miss Lizzie Al Bernard Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Edison 8325 10-in. 12/23/1921 Dear old Southland Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Edison 8553 10-in. 7/31/1922 I love sweet Angeline Kaplan's Melodists Jazz/dance band composer  
Edison 8886 10-in. 3/21/1923 Down by the river Ernest Hare Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Gramophone 0LA1060 10-in. 5/4/1936 After you've gone Stephane Grappelli ; Hot Club de France. Quintette ; Django Reinhardt ; Freddy Taylor Jazz/dance ensemble, with male vocal solo composer  
Gramophone 0EA8283 10-in. 9/26/1939 Dear old Southland Paul Robeson Bass vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia (U.K.) WL948 10-in. 3/8/1928 The man I love Layton and Johnstone Vocal duet with pianos vocalist, baritone vocal  
(Results 151-167 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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