Freeman F. Gosden

Freeman Fisher "Gozzie" Gosden (May 5, 1899 – December 10, 1982) was an American radio comedian, actor and pioneer in the development of the situation comedy form. He is best known for his work for the radio series Amos 'n' Andy.

Birth and Death Data: Born May 5th, 1899 (Richmond), Died December 10th, 1982 (Los Angeles)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1925 - 1930

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, speaker, author, tiple, songwriter

Notes: Some disc labels note that Gosden was a performer on the "Sam 'n Henry" ["Amos 'n' Andy"] radio show.

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 47 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-34058 10-in. 12/20/1925 Blinky Moon Bay Charles J. Correll ; Freeman F. Gosden Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist  
Victor BVE-34059 10-in. 12/20/1925 The kinky kids' parade Charles J. Correll ; Freeman F. Gosden Male vocal duet, with tiple and piano vocalist, instrumentalist, tiple  
Victor BVE-34578 10-in. 3/2/1926 All I want to do Charles J. Correll ; Freeman F. Gosden Male vocal duet vocalist  
Victor BVE-34579 10-in. 3/2/1926 Let's talk about my sweetie Charles J. Correll ; Freeman F. Gosden Male vocal duet vocalist  
Victor BVE-35056 10-in. 5/26/1926 I found a round-a-bout way to heaven Charles J. Correll ; Freeman F. Gosden Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist  
Victor BVE-35057 10-in. 5/26/1926 That's why I love you Charles J. Correll ; Freeman F. Gosden Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist  
Victor BVE-35058 10-in. 5/26/1926 Where 'ja get those eyes? Charles J. Correll ; Freeman F. Gosden Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist  
Victor BVE-35059 10-in. 5/26/1926 Georgianna Charles J. Correll ; Freeman F. Gosden Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist  
Victor BVE-35060 10-in. 5/26/1926 When the red, red robin comes bob-bob-bobbing along Charles J. Correll ; Freeman F. Gosden Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist  
Victor BVE-35066 10-in. 5/27/1926 Sam's speech at the colored lodge Sam 'n' Henry Comic dialogue speaker, author  
Victor BVE-35067 10-in. 5/27/1926 Sam 'n' Henry buying insurance Sam 'n' Henry Comic dialogue speaker, author  
Victor BVE-35068 10-in. 5/27/1926 Sam 'n' Henry rollin' the bones Sam 'n' Henry Comic dialogue speaker, author  
Victor BVE-35073 10-in. 5/28/1926 Sam 'n' Henry at the fortune teller's Sam 'n' Henry Comic dialogue speaker, author  
Victor BVE-35328 10-in. 4/20/1926 Sam 'phoning his sweetheart 'Liza Sam 'n' Henry Comic dialogue speaker, author  
Victor BVE-35329 10-in. 4/20/1926 Sam 'n' Henry at the dentist's Sam 'n' Henry Comic dialogue speaker, author  
Victor BVE-35330 10-in. 4/20/1926 At the shooting gallery Sam 'n' Henry Comic dialogue speaker, author  
Victor BVE-36406 10-in. 9/25/1926 Meadow-lark Charles J. Correll ; Freeman F. Gosden Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist  
Victor BVE-36407 10-in. 9/25/1926 Birds' eye view of old Kentucky Charles J. Correll ; Freeman F. Gosden Male vocal duet vocalist  
Victor BVE-36432 10-in. 9/29/1926 I never knew what the moonlight could do Charles J. Correll ; Freeman F. Gosden Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist  
Victor BVE-36433 10-in. 9/29/1926 Elsie Schultze-en-heim Charles J. Correll ; Freeman F. Gosden Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist  
Victor BVE-36434 10-in. 9/29/1926 I want to be known as Susie's feller Charles J. Correll ; Freeman F. Gosden Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist  
Victor BVE-36435 10-in. 9/29/1926 Kiss your little baby, good-night! Charles J. Correll ; Freeman F. Gosden Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist  
Victor BVE-36448 10-in. 10/7/1926 Sam 'n' Henry in court (Violating traffic regulations), part 2 Sam 'n' Henry Comic dialogue speaker, author  
Victor BVE-36449 10-in. 10/7/1926 Sam 'n' Henry driving in traffic, part 1 Sam 'n' Henry Comic dialogue speaker, author  
Victor BVE-39084 10-in. 7/6/1927 Gorgeous Charles J. Correll ; Freeman F. Gosden Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist  
(Results 1-25 of 47 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Gosden, Freeman F.," accessed October 20, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103212.

Gosden, Freeman F.. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 20, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103212.

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