Clarence Williams

Clarence Williams (October 6, 1898 or October 8, 1893 – November 6, 1965) was an American jazz pianist, composer, promoter, vocalist, theatrical producer, and publisher.

Birth and Death Data: Born October 8, 1893 (Acadiana), Died November 6, 1965 (Queens)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1916 - 1954

Roles Represented in DAHR: piano, leader, composer, songwriter, lyricist, jug, baritone saxophone, speaker, director, organ, kazoo, arranger, percussion

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Recordings (Results 26-50 of 706 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-87865 10-in. 2/2/1935 Baby, won't you please come home Gunter Hotel Orchestra ; Sibyl Hopkins ; Mack Rogers Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-89820 10-in. 5/8/1935 Jerry the Junker Willie Bryant Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal ensemble songwriter  
Victor BS-92905 10-in. 8/1/1935 Baby, won't you please come home Bill Staffon Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor BS-92916 10-in. 8/2/1935 Sugar blues Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-94135 10-in. 8/26/1935 I can't dance (I got ants in my pants) Bernard Addison and his Rhythm ; Jasper Thomas ; Kirby Walker Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet songwriter  
Victor BS-99950 10-in. 4/3/1936 Royal Garden blues Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-02605 10-in. 10/15/1936 You gonna look like a monkey when you get old Robert Hill Male vocal solo, with 2 guitars and harmonica composer  
Victor BS-06852 10-in. 4/8/1937 More than that Clarence Williams’ Washboard Band ; Eva Taylor Washboard band, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor PBS-09682 10-in. 9/5/1937 Baby, won't you please come home Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-030450 10-in. 12/19/1938 Royal Garden blues Mezzrow-Ladnier Quintet Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-030452 10-in. 12/19/1938 Ain't gonna give nobody none of my jelly-roll Mezzrow-Ladnier Quintet Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor BS-031983 10-in. 2/2/1939 Sugar blues Tennessee Ramblers Instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BS-036964 10-in. 5/18/1939 Baby, won't you please come home Don Redman Orchestra ; Quentin Jackson Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-037729 10-in. 6/19/1939 Royal Garden blues Wingy Manone Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-041457 10-in. 9/14/1939 High society Jelly Roll Morton ; New Orleans Jazzmen Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-041528 10-in. 8/10/1939 (When you) Squeeze me Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-044660 10-in. 1/23/1940 Baby, won't you please come home Candy Candido ; Ted Fiorito Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-057085 10-in. 11/6/1940 Tain't nobody's biz-nezz if I do Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-058778 10-in. 1/8/1941 Baby, won't you please come home Sidney Bechet ; New Orleans Feetwarmers Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor BS-063826 10-in. 4/28/1941 I ain't gonna give nobody none o' this jellyroll Sidney Bechet ; New Orleans Feetwarmers Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-067794 10-in. 9/13/1941 Texas moaner New Orleans Feetwarmers Jazz/dance sextet composer  
Victor BS-071198 10-in. 10/22/1941 Uncle Sammy here I am Clarence Williams’ Blue Five Female-male vocal duet, with jazz/dance quartet vocalist, lyricist  
Victor BS-071199 10-in. 10/22/1941 Thriller blues Clarence Williams’ Blue Five Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance quartet instrumentalist, piano, lyricist, composer  
Victor D6VB-2131 10-in. 9/3/1946 Royal garden blues Duke Ellington Orchestra ; Duke Ellington Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor D9VB-2460 10-in. 11/2/1949 My bucket's got a hole in it Dave Denney Male vocal solo, with string band composer  
(Results 26-50 of 706 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Williams, Clarence," accessed July 3, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103691.

Williams, Clarence. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 3, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103691.

"Williams, Clarence." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 3 July 2022.

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