Clarence Johnson

Birth and Death Data: Died 1933

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1923 - 1940

Roles Represented in DAHR: piano, lyricist

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-27665 10-in. 3/21/1923 I'm goin' away (Just to wear you off my mind) Edna Hicks Female vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor B-27666 10-in. 3/21/1923 Sugar blues Edna Hicks Female vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor B-28025 10-in. 5/23/1923 You're always messin' 'round with my man Lizzie Miles Female vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor B-28297 10-in. 7/19/1923 Keep yourself together, sweet papa Lizzie Miles Female vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor B-28298 10-in. 7/19/1923 Cotton Belt blues Lizzie Miles Female vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor [Trial 1923-04-24-07] 10-in. 4/24/1923 Tishomingo blues Lizzie Miles Female vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia 80986 10-in. 4/25/1923 Sweet smellin' mama Clarence Johnson ; Lizzie Miles Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia 80987 10-in. 4/25/1923 Haitian blues Clarence Johnson ; Lizzie Miles Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia 81029 10-in. 5/24/1923 Family trouble blues Lizzie Miles Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia 81030 10-in. 5/24/1923 Triflin' man Clarence Johnson ; Lizzie Miles Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with piano instrumentalist, piano  
OKeh S-72898 10-in. Oct. 1924 Lake Ponchartrain blues Laura Smith Female vocal solo, with instrumental trio lyricist  
Brunswick 10859-10861 10-in. 6/18/1923 Gulf Coast blues Edna Hicks ; Clarence Johnson Female vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 38693 10-in. 9/19/1934 Shout, sister, shout Tiny Bradshaw Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 38694 10-in. 9/19/1934 Mister, will you serenade? Tiny Bradshaw Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 38695 10-in. 9/19/1934 The Darktown Strutters' Ball Tiny Bradshaw Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 38696 10-in. 9/19/1934 The Sheik of Araby Tiny Bradshaw Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 38785 10-in. 10/3/1934 Ol' man river Tiny Bradshaw Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 38786 10-in. 10/3/1934 I ain't got nobody Tiny Bradshaw Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 38787 10-in. 10/3/1934 I'm a ding dong Daddy Tiny Bradshaw Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 38788 10-in. 10/3/1934 She'll be coming round the mountain Tiny Bradshaw Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 64823 10-in. 12/20/1938 Toodle-loo on down Rodney Sturgis instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 64824 10-in. 12/20/1938 So good Rodney Sturgis instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 64825 10-in. 12/20/1938 Away from you Rodney Sturgis instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 64826 10-in. 12/20/1938 Honey in the bee ball Louis Jordan's Elks Rendezvous Band instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 64827 10-in. 12/20/1938 Barnacle Bill the sailor Louis Jordan's Elks Rendezvous Band instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 65304 10-in. 3/29/1939 Flat face (Instrumental) Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 65305 10-in. 3/29/1939 Keep a-knockin' (but you can't come in) Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 65306 10-in. 3/29/1939 Sam Jones done snagged his britches on Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 65307 10-in. 3/29/1939 Swingin' in a cocoanut tree (Instrumental) Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 65308 10-in. 3/29/1939 Doug the jitterbug Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 65309 10-in. 3/29/1939 At the swing cats' ball Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 66871 10-in. 11/14/1939 Jake, what a snake (Instrumental) Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 66872 10-in. 11/14/1939 Honeysuckle rose Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 66873 10-in. 11/14/1939 'Fore day blues-2 Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 66874 10-in. 11/14/1939 But I'll be back Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 66875 10-in. 11/14/1939 You ain't nowhere Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 66876 10-in. 11/14/1939 You're my meat-1 Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 67111 10-in. 1/25/1940 June Tenth jamboree Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 67112 10-in. 1/25/1940 You run your mouth and I'll run my business Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 67113 10-in. 1/25/1940 I'm Alabama bound Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 67114 10-in. 1/25/1940 Hard lovin' blues Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 67308 10-in. 3/13/1940 You've got to go when the wagon comes Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 67309 10-in. 3/13/1940 Lovie Joe Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 67310 10-in. 3/13/1940 Somebody done hoodooed the hoodoo man Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 67311 10-in. 3/13/1940 Bounce the ball (Do da dittle um day) Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 67318 10-in. 3/13/1940 Penthouse in the basement Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 67319 10-in. 3/13/1940 After school swing session (Instrumental) (Swinging with Symphony Sid) Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, piano  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Johnson, Clarence," accessed December 5, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103208.

Johnson, Clarence. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 5, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103208.

"Johnson, Clarence." 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/103208

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