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|
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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