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Eddie Davis

Edward F. Davis (March 2, 1922 – November 3, 1986), known professionally as Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, was an American jazz tenor saxophonist.

Birth and Death Data: Born March 2nd, 1922 (New York City), Died November 3rd, 1986 (Culver City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1944 - 1968

Roles Represented in DAHR: tenor saxophone, alto saxophone

Notes: Also known as Lockjaw Davis.

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 47 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 72177 10-in. 5/25/1944 Hurry hurry Lucky Millinder Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 72178 10-in. 5/25/1944 Darlin' Lucky Millinder Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 72179 10-in. 5/25/1944 I can't see for lookin' Lucky Millinder Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 72180 10-in. 5/25/1944 Who threw the whiskey in the well Lucky Millinder Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 72181 10-in. 5/25/1944 Lover man Lucky Millinder Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 73161 10-in. 11/27/1945 Get together with the Lord The Jubalaires ; Andy Kirk instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 73162 10-in. 11/27/1945 I know The Jubalaires ; Andy Kirk instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 73163 10-in. 11/27/1945 Soothe me The Jubalaires ; Andy Kirk instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 73264 1/3/1946 He's my baby Andy Kirk Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 73265 1/3/1946 Alabama bound Andy Kirk Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 73266 1/3/1946 Soothe me Andy Kirk Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 73267 1/3/1946 Doggin' man blues Andy Kirk Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 73590 5/23/1946 I don't know what I'd do without you Andy Kirk Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 73591 5/23/1946 I'm so lonesome I could cry Andy Kirk Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 73751 12/2/1946 Now you tell me Andy Kirk Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 73752 12/2/1946 Louella Andy Kirk Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 73753 12/2/1946 So soon The Four Knights instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 73754 12/2/1946 I'm falling for you The Four Knights instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 119508 8/16/1967 Green onions Count Basie Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca L 14618 8/16/1967 Goin' out of my head Count Basie Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca L 14619 8/16/1967 Hang on sloopy Count Basie Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca L 14620 8/16/1967 Green onions Count Basie Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca L 14621 8/16/1967 Knock on wood Count Basie Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca L 14622 8/15/1967 Bright lights, big city Count Basie Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca L 14623 8/15/1967 Mercy, mercy, mercy Count Basie Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
(Results 1-25 of 47 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Davis, Eddie," accessed December 5, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103111.

Davis, Eddie. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 5, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103111.

"Davis, Eddie." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 5 December 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103111

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