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Tiny Grimes

Lloyd "Tiny" Grimes (July 7, 1916 – March 4, 1989) was an American jazz and R&B guitarist. He was a member of the Art Tatum Trio from 1943 to 1944, was a backing musician on recording sessions, and later led his own bands, including a recording session with Charlie Parker. He is notable for playing the electric tenor guitar, a four-stringed instrument.

Birth and Death Data: Born July 7, 1916 (Newport News), Died March 4, 1989 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1941 - 1946

Roles Represented in DAHR: guitar, piano, electric guitar, composer, vocalist, songwriter

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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 38 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-059135 10-in. 1/20/1941 I'll always love you just the same Cats and the Fiddle Male vocal and instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, guitar, composer, piano  
Victor BS-059136 10-in. 1/20/1941 I'm singing (So help me) Cats and the Fiddle Male vocal and instrumental ensemble composer, instrumentalist, guitar, piano  
Victor BS-059137 10-in. 1/20/1941 One is never too old to swing Cats and the Fiddle Male vocal and instrumental ensemble composer, instrumentalist, guitar, piano  
Victor BS-059138 10-in. 1/20/1941 Until I met you Cats and the Fiddle Male vocal and instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, guitar, piano  
Victor BS-059139 10-in. 1/20/1941 I'm gonna pull my hair Cats and the Fiddle Male vocal and instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, guitar, piano  
Victor BS-059140 10-in. 1/20/1941 My darling Cats and the Fiddle Male vocal and instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, guitar, piano  
Victor BS-059141 10-in. 1/20/1941 If I dream of you Cats and the Fiddle Male vocal and instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, guitar, piano  
Victor BS-059142 10-in. 1/20/1941 Crawlin' blues Cats and the Fiddle Male vocal and instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, guitar, piano, songwriter  
Victor BS-064975 10-in. 10/10/1941 I don't want to set the world on fire Cats and the Fiddle Male vocal solo, with vocal and instrumental quartet instrumentalist, electric guitar  
Victor BS-064976 10-in. 10/10/1941 Blue skies Cats and the Fiddle Male vocal solo, with vocal and instrumental quartet instrumentalist, electric guitar  
Victor BS-064977 10-in. 10/10/1941 Another day Cats and the Fiddle Male vocal solo, with vocal and instrumental quartet instrumentalist, electric guitar  
Victor BS-064978 10-in. 10/10/1941 Stomp stomp Cats and the Fiddle Male vocal solo, with vocal and instrumental quartet instrumentalist, electric guitar, composer  
Victor BS-070300 10-in. 10/17/1941 Sighing and crying Cats and the Fiddle Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-070301 10-in. 10/17/1941 Part of me Cats and the Fiddle Male vocal solo, with male vocal duet and instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, piano, vocalist  
Victor BS-070302 10-in. 10/17/1941 Lawdy-clawdy Cats and the Fiddle Male vocal solo, with male vocal duet and instrumental ensemble songwriter, instrumentalist, electric guitar, piano, vocalist  
Victor BS-070303 10-in. 10/17/1941 Life's too short (to worry about that) Cats and the Fiddle Male vocal solo, with male vocal duet and instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, electric guitar, piano, vocalist  
Decca 73006 10-in. 8/14/1945 Don't explain Billie Holiday instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 73007 8/14/1945 Big stuff-1,3 Billie Holiday instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 73008 10-in. 8/14/1945 You better go now-2 Billie Holiday instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 73009 10-in. 8/14/1945 What is this thing called love? Billie Holiday instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 73300 1/22/1946 Good morning heartache-1 Billie Holiday instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 73301 1/22/1946 No good man Billie Holiday instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 73301[a] 1/22/1946 Big Stuff Billie Holiday instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 73440 3/13/1946 Big stuff (Prologue)-1 Billie Holiday Orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Signature SRC 354 10-in. 1946 Open the door Richard-1 Walter Brown instrumentalist, guitar  
(Results 1-25 of 38 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Grimes, Tiny," accessed March 1, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103671.

Grimes, Tiny. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved March 1, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103671.

"Grimes, Tiny." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 1 March 2024.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103671

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